About Our Residents

The Ohio State University’s Department of Radiology offers a dynamic learning environment for its residents. Each residency program emphasizes advanced knowledge through research, an integral part of the mission of the College of Medicine. Residents in the Department of Radiology are provided with the fundamental tools needed to create a well-rounded educational experience in radiology.

Diagnostic Radiology Residents - Year 1

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Valerie George, MD

Hometown: Marietta, OH
MD: Wake Forest School of Medicine
Hobbies: Fiction Writing, Illustrating/Visual Arts,  Cooking
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Abdullahi Jama, MD

Hometown: Toronto, Canada
MD: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Hobbies: Playing Basketball, Reading History Books, Learning Languages
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Christopher Kanner, MD

Hometown: Dublin, OH
MD: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Hobbies: Building Computers, Video Games, Sports Car Racing
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Evan Rush, MD

Hometown: Bloomfield, IN
MD: Indiana University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Weight Lifting, Hiking, Wood Working, Taking Pictures
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Vincent Vetrano, MD

Hometown: Knoxville, TN
MD: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Hobbies: Travel, Trying New Foods, Spending Time with Family, Watching College Football, Craft Beer

Diagnostic Radiology Residents - Year 2

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Elizabeth von Ende, DO

Hometown: Leawood, Kansas
MD: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Hobbies: Playing Basketball, Working out, and Traveling 
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Mohammed Ismail, DO

Hometown: Tampa, FL
MD: University of Pikeville - Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies: Basketball, Football, Cooking, Spending Time with Family
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Ian Klonk, MD

Hometown: Akron, OH
MD: NEOMED
Hobbies: Hiking, Cooking, Video Games, and Volleyball 
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Shahmeer Lateef, MD

Hometown: Durham, NC
MD: University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Hobbies: Traveling, Sports, Music, and Spending time with family
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Michael Nicksic, MD

Hometown: Hebron, IN
MD: University of Louisville School of Medicine
Hobbies: International travel, Outdoor Sports such as Tennis, Golf, or Beach Volleyball, Trying Out New Restaurants/Breweries, Spending Time with Family, and Boating
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Lindsey Pelissier, MD

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
MD: University of Michigan Medical School
Hobbies: Dancing, Scuba diving, Flying, Spending time with family
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Luke Tilmans, MD

Hometown: Indianapolis, IN
MD: Indiana University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Road and Mountain Biking, National Parks, Football, Sneakers, Cars, and Auto Racing

Diagnostic Radiology Residents - Year 3

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Frank Fofie, MD

Hometown: Gaithersburg, MD
MD: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
Hobbies: Cooking, Basketball, Cycling, Soccer, Music, Spending time with my family
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Ryan Gallagher, MD

Hometown: Rocky River, OH
MD: Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Hobbies: Basketball and Cooking
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Benjamin Smith, MD

Junior Chief Resident

Hometown: Muncie, IN
MD: Indiana University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Reading, Football, Watching TV and Movies, Board Games, and Video Gaming
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Jesse Spinner, MD

Hometown: Pocatello, Idaho
MD: Ohio State University College of Medicine
Hobbies: 3D printing and design, Biking, Reading, Enjoying nature
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Daniel Wagner, MD

Hometown: Cleveland, OH
MD: Ohio State University College of Medicine 
Hobbies: Cooking, Biking, Music, Spending time with family

Diagnostic Radiology Residents - Year 4

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Andrew Lu, MD

MD: West Virginia University School of Medicine
Andrew.Lu@osumc.edu
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Benjamin Crowder, MD

Hometown: Huntington, WV
MD: West Virginia University School of Medicine
Benjamin.Crowder@osumc.edu
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Clifford Raymond, MD

Hometown: Jacksonville, FL
MD: Northeast Ohio Medical University
Hobbies: Traveling, golfing, hiking, watching college football, spending time with friends, family, and my awesome beagle!
Clifford.Raymond@osumc.edu
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Edward Gayou, MD

Senior Chief Resident

Hometown: St. Louis, MO
MD: University of Miami School of Medicine
Hobbies: Sports, being with friends
Edward.Gayou@osumc.edu
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Kelvin Chan, MD

Resident Year 4

Hometown: Waterbury, CT
MD: Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yesiva University
Kelvin.Chan@osumc.edu
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Priyanka Dubé, DO

Hometown: Royal Oak, MI
DO: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Hobbies: Crafts/Decor, Cooking (#MealsByPDube), Dogs, and spending time with my family 
Priyanka.Dube@osumc.edu

Interventional Radiology Residents

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Aaron Chafitz, MD

Resident Year 1

Hometown: Boston, MA
MD: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Hobbies: Film, Reading, Basketball and Football, Personal Fitness/ Nutrition, Gaming
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Amir Olfat, DO

Resident Year 1

Hometown: San Mateo, CA
MD: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine - Middletown United States
Hobbies: Film Enthusiast, Biking, Music, Traveling and Dogs
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Krystle Garcia, DO

Resident Year 2

Hometown: Westwood, NJ
MD: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies: Travel, Yoga, Watching sunsets, gardening, Cooking, Enjoying time with family and friends
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Chelsea Steffens, MD

Resident Year 2

Hometown: Troy, MI
MD: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science 
Hobbies: Running, Netflix, Sporting events, Traveling, Euchre, Jumbo Jenga, Corn Hole, any and all games with my family and friends 
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Andrew McNair, MD

Resident Year 3

Hometown: Chattanooga, TN
MD: University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine
Hobbies: Golf, Sand volleyball, Disc golf, Watching sports, Movies, Craft beer
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Ashley Sweeney, MD

Resident Year 3 - Chief Resident

Hometown: Shawnee, KS
MD: University of Missouri- Colombia School of Medicine
Hobbies: Golfing, Traveling, Watching movies, Trying new restaurants, Playing board games
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Jeffrey Marteslo, MD

Resident Year 4

Hometown: Pottsville, PA
MD: Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Hobbies: Spending time outdoors, sports, traveling
Jeffrey.Marteslo@osumc.edu
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Kelvin Chan, MD

Resident Year 4

Hometown: Waterbury, CT
MD: Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yesiva University
Kelvin.Chan@osumc.edu

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