Our Residents

The Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery has a long tradition of training leaders in otolaryngology. Our residents have been recipients of multiple national and regional awards over the past five years. Ohio State’s Otolaryngology Residency Program graduates have achieved prominence and success in community practice and at major academic institutions throughout the United States.

PGY-5 Residents

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Ashley Heilingoetter, MD

PGY-5

Hometown: Chicago, IL
Undergrad: Illinois Wesleyan University – BA in Biology
Masters: University of Michigan – MPH with focus in Human Nutrition
MD: Rush University

Hobbies/interests: Running, Rush Medical College soccer, baking, traveling, dogs, the Chicago Blackhawks

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Masanari Kato, MD

PGY-5

Hometown: Irvington, NY
Undergrad: Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Institute of Technology – BS in Chemical Engineering
MD: Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Clinical Research Fellowship: Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Hobbies/interests: Ultimate frisbee, martial arts-karate

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Michael Li, MD

PGY-5

Hometown: Davis, CA 
Undergrad: The University of California at Berkeley – BA in Integrative Biology
MD: The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Hobbies/interests: Cooking, running, backpacking, playing soccer, snowboarding, reading, listening to podcasts, making coffee

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Rishabh Sethia, MD

PGY-5

Hometown: Chicago, IL
Undergrad: Indiana University – BS in Biology (summa cum laude)
MD: The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Hobbies/interests: Playing basketball, tennis, acoustic guitar, running, travel, movies, cooking, college basketball, college football

PGY-4 Residents

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Maxwell Bergman, MD

PGY-4

Hometown: Houston, OH
Undergrad: The Ohio State University, BS in Microbiology with Research Distinction
Masters: Georgetown University, MS in Psychology
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
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Jeremy Godsell, MD

PGY-4

Undergrad: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill – Gillings School of Public Health, BS in Environmental Health Science, Minors in Biology and Chemistry
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

Hobbies/Interests: fly fishing, conservation, skiing, stained glass, painting, basketball, swimming, reading

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Hannah Kuhar, MD

PGY-4

Undergrad: Dartmouth College, BA in History of Medicine and Society, Minor in Anthropology of Global Health
Medical School: Rush Medical College

Hobbies/Interests: running, medical history, pottery making, Rush University Harmony singing group, traveling, tennis, golf, cooking

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Joseph Lee, MD

PGY-4

Undergrad: University of Notre Dame, BS in Science-Business
Masters: Relay Graduate School of Education, MA in Teaching in Childhood Education
Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Hobbies/Interests: golfing, snowboarding, origami, traveling, science-fiction novels, teaching and education

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Sarah Nyirjesy, MD

PGY-4

Undergrad: Amherst College, BA in Psychology and French
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine

Hobbies/Interests: running, squash, tennis, listening to podcasts, traveling, French – proficient spoken and written

PGY-3 Residents

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Daniel Hall, MD

PGY-3

Hometown: Ammon, Idaho
Undergraduate: Brigham Young University
Medical School: University of Utah
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Zach Huttinger, MD, PhD

PGY-3

Hometown: Wooster, Ohio
Undergraduate: The Ohio State University
PhD: University of Michigan
Medical School: University of Michigan
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Ryan Ivancic, MD

PGY-3

Hometown: Lorain, Ohio
Undergraduate: The Ohio State University
Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
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Peter Lancione, MD

PGY-3

Hometown: Avon Lake, Ohio
Undergraduate: The Ohio State University
Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
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Yufan Lin, MD

PGY-3

Hometown: Glenmont, New York
Undergraduate: Dartmouth College
Medical School: Albany Medical College

PGY-2 Residents

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Taylor Freeman, MD

PGY-2

Undergraduate: Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, PA
Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH
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Ryan Judd, MD

PGY-2

Undergraduate: The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Medical School: The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL   
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Logan McColl, MD

PGY-2

Undergraduate: University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Masters Degree: University of Virginia Darden School of Business, Charlottesville, VA
Medical School: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
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Priyanka Reddy, MD

PGY-2

Medical School: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 
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Lisa Zhang, MD

PGY-2

Undergraduate: University of California, Berkeley, CA
Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

PGY-1 Residents

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Jack Birkenbeuel, MD

PGY-1

Medical School: University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
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Neil Mehta, MD

PGY-1

Medical School: Wayne State University
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Shambavi Rao, MD

PGY-1

Medical School: Wake Forest School of Medicine
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Rebecca Sinard, MD

PGY-1

Medical School: Northwestern University

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Sarah Sussman, MD

PGY-1

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia
Past Residents

Past Residents

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