House Staff Bios

ashraf
Iram Ashraf, M.D. —PL-1

Hometown: Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Medical School: St. George's University
Future Medical Goals: My interests include Hematology/Oncology, NICU, possibly Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Personal interests: Cooking, hot yoga, family, friends, fashion, and traveling
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Kisha Beg, M.B.B.S. —PL-1

Hometown: Lahore, Pakistan
Medical School: Aga Khan University Medical College
Future Medical Goals: For now, I am set on Cardiology but in matters beyond the heart I am always all open to new ideas! I will explore further but whatever it is I will always want to maintain a strong relationship with my community and play an active role in the betterment of health care around me and in my hometown.
Personal interests: Love to cook, sing and dance! Good tea and evening strolls are my weakness. My family is my niche and my strength, and my home is my all-time go-to happy place :)
borsuk
Robyn Borsuk, M.D. —PL-1

Hometown: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Medical School: Ross University
Future Medical Goals: My primary areas of interest include emergency pediatrics and pediatric critical care. Additionally, I have a strong interest in international health.
Personal interests: I enjoy traveling to new places, as well as spending time outside skiing, hiking and kayaking.
bowler
Michael Bowler, M.D. —PL-1

Hometown: Coon Rapids, MN
Medical School: St. George's University
Future Medical Goals: PICU, NICU, or Peds EM (sick kids are no problem!)
Personal interests: Reading, Travel, Cooking, Martial Arts, Football (Skol Vikes!), College Sports (Wisconsin Badgers)
campbell
Megan Campbell, D.O. —PL-1

Hometown: Boise, Idaho
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Future Medical Goals: I am interested in either general pediatrics or pediatric heme/onc
Personal interests: Good food, good wine, good friends
jacobs
Meghan Jacobs, M.D. —PL-1

Hometown: Lewiston, NY
Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Future Medical Goals: I would like to work in advocacy in some way, but am currently undecided about fellowship.
Personal interests: Spinning, baking, and the Buffalo Bills
keil
Eric Keil, M.D. —PL-1

Hometown: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Medical School: Saba University School of Medicine
Future Medical Goals: Neonatology and Pediatric Critical Care
Personal interests: My family! My wife and three children provide most of my joy and entertainment. I also enjoy basketball (Chicago Bulls and Canadian Men's National Team), Track and Field and Online Simulation Sports.
khettry
Anuja Khettry, M.D. —PL-1

Hometown: Chestnut Hill, M.A.
Medical School: St. George's University
Future Medical Goals: General Pediatrics
Personal interests: All things Boston Sports (no matter how hard it is sometimes), and spending as much time as possible with my nephew and niece!

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Kendall Luyt, M.D. —PL-1

Hometown: Salvador, Bahia, Brazil (born in South Africa)
Medical School: St. George's University
Future Medical Goals: PICU/EM, Child Advocacy and community outreach areas
Personal interests: Animal rescue and rehabilitation, traveling abroad, exploring new cultures and ethnic foods, water/beach sports, amusement theme parks, baking
moradi
Jasmin Moradi, M.D. —PL-1

Hometown: Toronto, ON
Medical School: St. George's University
Future Medical Goals: Hospitalist and/or Intensive Care
Personal interests: Yoga, painting, anything involving heights to get over my fear, travelling and Food Network!
rashed
Avideh Rashed, M.D. —PL-1

Hometown: Potomac, MD
Medical School: Ross University
Future Medical Goals: Neonatology or Pediatric Intensive Care
Personal interests: Water sports, traveling, hiking, running, yoga, Pilates, and watching reality TV.
rohlfing
Amanda Rohlfing, M.D. —PL-1

Hometown: Langley, British Columbia, Canada
Medical School: St. George's University
Future Medical Goals: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Personal interests: Spending time with my family, cat and dog. I also love traveling, camping, hiking, swimming and spending time outside.
vedella
Whitney Vedella, M.D. —PL-1

Hometown: Indian Head, MD
Medical School: American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine
Future Medical Goals: General Pediatrics/Hospitalist, International Health, possibly a fellowship in Emergency Medicine
Personal interests: Traveling, going to the beach, being outside, cooking, shopping, and spending time with my husband, family, and friends
abraham
Emy Abraham, M.D. —PL-2

Hometown: Richmond Hill, Canada
Medical School: St. George's University
Future Medical goals: Primary Care/Hospitalist Pediatrics, International Health, possibly Emergency Medicine
Personal interests: Spending time with family and friends, Traveling, Step Aerobics/Zumba, Music and dance, Sudoku, Cooking/Baking
eid
Dalia Eid, M.D.—PL-2

Hometown: Lebanon
Medical School: University of Balamand
Future Medical goals: Interest in Pediatric Intensive Care and Gastroenterology
Personal interests: Reading, Cooking, Traveling, Biking, Skiing, Volleyball
grant
Khalia Grant, M.D. —PL-2

Hometown: Poughkeepsie, NY
Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Future Medical goals: General pediatrics maybe heme-onc maybe NICU
Personal interests: Helping my two little boys defeat evil villains on new Xbox games, Baking, and anything DIY!
jones
Melissa Jones, D.O. —PL-2

Hometown: Jessup, PA
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Future Medical goals: Join a community pediatrics practice near my family, maybe one that still does hospital work. I would love to incorporate Osteopathic Manipulation into my practice.
Personal interests: I enjoy all things performing art! I have been dancing since I was three years old, especially ballet. I spend a good part every day singing. :-) I love Broadway and anything musical theater related. I love shopping and cooking with my mom, snowmobiling with my dad, and hanging out with my beautiful friends and family, including my two dogs Charlie and Riley :-)
kainth
Kuldip Sunny Kainth, M.D. —PL-2

Hometown: Markham, Ontario
Medical School: St. George's University
Future Medical goals: Peds ER or Peds Critical Care
Personal interests: Technology (my phone is an extension of my arm), travelling the world, and eating great food.
krieger
Beth Krieger, M.D. —PL-2

Hometown: Galway, NY
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Future Medical Goals: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Personal Interests: Anything that keeps me active and keeps me from sitting still. Whether I'm doing Pure Barre (an exercise class), dancing, and running, or backpacking and camping. I've found baking to be a great way to relieve stress, though finding a place for my baked goods before my husband eats them all has always been a challenge.
lewinter
Katie Lewinter, M.D. —PL-2

Hometown: Katonah, NY
Medical School: St. George's University
Future Medical Goals: General Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology, Public Health
Personal interests: Photography, traveling, movies, snowboarding, basketball, spending time with family and friends
marsh
Sarah Marsh, M.D. —PL-2

Hometown: Richmond, VA
Medical School: University of Vermont
Future Medical goals: Be the best primary care pediatrician I can be.
Personal interests: Reveling in being alive, Soaking in every moment with my daughter and my husband, Loving people, Mountain and Road biking, Running, Hiking, Skiing, Sledding, Photography, and Painting.
naimi
Iman Naimi, M.D. —PL-2

Hometown: Vancouver, Canada
Medical School: St. George's University
Future Medical Goals: Cardiology, Critical Care or CICU
Personal interests: Skiing, hiking, biking, beach volleyball, kickboxing, ice hockey (Canucks), soccer (World Cup and UEFA Champions League), traveling, music, trying different ethnic foods, friends/family, dogs, watching movies
pinnamaneni
Megan Pinnamaneni, M.D. —PL-2

Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Medical School: University of Missouri-Kansas
Future Medical goals: At this point I am leaning towards Pediatric Allergy/Immunology
Personal interests: Huge foodie, watching Hollywood and Bollywood movies, traveling all over the world, golf, flying lessons, spending time with friends and family!
thaver
Danyal Thaver, M.B.B.S. —PL-2

Hometown: Islamabad, Pakistan
Medical School: Aga Khan University
Future Medical goals: Most likely pediatric cardiology. I do however have a strong inclination towards child advocacy, health economics, global health and infectious diseases
Personal interests: Watching TV shows, power yoga, Nutella, Urdu poetry, painting, cats, cricket and learning how to cook!
white
Karen White, M.D. —PL-2

Hometown: Leavenworth, KS (rock chalk Jayhawk!)
Medical School: St. George's University
Future Medical Goals: Primary care, emergency medicine or hospitalist
Personal interests: My Boston terrier (Mocha), sewing/textile design, classical music, hiking, reading mountaineering books, cooking/baking, drinking good coffee
zahlanie
Yorgo Zahlanie, M.D. —PL-2

Hometown: Zgharta, Lebanon
Medical School: American University of Beirut
Future Medical Goals: Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology
Personal interests: Hiking, swimming, listening to music, painting
delaney
Christopher DeLaney, M.D. —PL-3

Hometown: Carmel, NY
Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Future Medical Goals: Primary care Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
Personal interests: Running, biking, cooking, listening to NPR, spending time with family, friends and my cats, and treasure hunting at garage sales.
gutierrez
Helena Gutierrez, M.D. —PL-3

Hometown: Toronto, Canada
Medical School: St. George's University
Future Medical Goals: Pediatric Gastroenterology
Personal Interests: Tennis, oil painting, traveling and spending time with family and friends.
kharode
Ishita Kharode, M.D. —PL-3

Hometown: Searingtown, NY
Medical School: St. George's University
Future Medical Goals: Possibly pediatric endocrinology or GI; I haven't decided yet.
Personal interests: Reading (for fun), cooking (and eating), playing the violin
kwong
Ryan Kwong, M.D. —PL-3

Hometown: Toronto, Ontario
Medical School: St. George's University
Future Medical Goals: To be someone my colleagues would want as the physician caring for their child if it was ever necessary.
Personal interests: Anything outside!
maan
Wajiha Maan, M.B.B.S. —PL-3

Hometown: Lahore, Pakistan
Medical School: Aga Khan Medical College
Future Medical Goals: general pediatrics for now
Personal interests: FOOD! and working on my cooking skills, outdoorsy activities (be it team sports or just plain old biking/jogging/hiking), spending time/skyping with family and close friends, home décor, late night walk or long car drive to kill the days stress. :)
morse
Sarah Morse, M.D. —PL-3

Hometown: Middleton, Nova Scotia, Canada
Medical School: Saba University School of Medicine
Future Medical Goals: I’m open to the possible interests I may develop during my residency, but at this point I am very fascinated by Critical Care.
Personal interests: I love to experience and try new things! I really enjoy traveling! If I’m not spending time with friends and family, then I’m probably outside keeping active!
moubarak
Marie-Jose Moubarak, M.D. —PL-3

Hometown: Lebanon
Medical School: University of the Holy Spirit, Kaslik
Future Medical goals: Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Personal interests: Praying, swimming, dancing, music, reading, poetry...
prince
William (Ben) Prince, M.D. —PL-3

Hometown: Salt Lake City, Utah
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Future Medical Goals: Emergency Pediatrics
Personal interests: Skiing, climbing, fly fishing, cooking and reading
quigley
Elizabeth Quigley, M.D. —PL-3

Hometown: Montreal, QC, Canada
Medical School: St. George's University
Future Medical Goals: I am keeping an open mind but leaning towards intensive care and hospitalist care
Personal interests: Most activities outside, particularly skiing and hiking
saliba
Joyce Saliba, M.D. —PL-3

Hometown: Rashaya El Foukhar, Lebanon
Medical School: Lebanese University
Future Medical Goals: Possibly a fellowship in pediatric Hematology and Oncolgy
Personal interests: I love dancing and discovering new things (food, languages, cultures...). For the meantime, I've got my eye on winter activities!
sismond
Hilliary Sismondo, M.D. —PL-3

Hometown: Youngstown, Ohio
Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University
Future Medical Goals: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, General Pediatrics
Personal interests: My family! I also enjoy zumba, reading, and watching scary/funny movies
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Emily Smith, M.D. —PL-3

Hometown: Madrid, NY
Medical School: New York Medical College
Future Medical Goals: General Pediatrics in the rural setting
Personal interests: spending time with family, being outdoors (hiking, camping, fishing, running, 4-wheeling), reading, watching movies, traveling, wine, and microbrews!
whitford
Brittney Whitford, M.D. —PL-3

Hometown: Westerly, Rhode Island
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Future Medical Goals: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Personal interests: Being outside, cooking, wine, farmers markets, traveling, listening to awful 90's music and playing with puppies!
orrego
Vanessa Orrego, M.D. —PL-4, Chief Resident

Hometown: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Medical School: St. George's University
Future Medical goals: General Pediatrics/Hospitalist, or possibly Pediatric Cardiology. I am excited to rotate though the different specialties to find out what I am really passionate about!
Personal interests: Staying active! I have taken up running, but I really miss playing on organized sports teams. I like watching movies, eating good food, and spending time with family and friends.
tarolli
Sara Tarolli, M.D. —PL-4, Chief Resident

Hometown: Syracuse
Medical School: SUNY Buffalo
Future Medical goals: Pediatric Hospitalist, Emergency Medicine
Personal interests: Skiing, sailing, reading, traveling, music, running