Meet Our Residents

PGY-1

Varada Nair, MD
Varada Nair, MD
Medical School: J.S.S. Medical College, India
Professional Interests: cognitive and behavioural/ movement disorders
Personal Interests: spending time with friends and family, traveling and watching movies
Girija  Phadke, MD
Girija Phadke, MD
Medical School: B. J. Medical College, India
Professional Interests: Undecided
Personal Interests: Dancing, singing, cooking
Aiga Rakhesh, MD
Aiga Rakhesh, MD
Medical School: Cochin Medical College, India
Professional Interests: Stroke ,Movement disorders and Neurophysiology
Personal Interests: reading,cooking and traveling. Spending time with my family.
Seyedali Hejazi, MD
Seyedali Hejazi, MD
Medical School: Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Professional Interests: stroke and interventional neurology
Personal Interests: traveling, hiking, watching movies
Avani Shah, MD
Avani Shah, MD
Medical School: Medical University of Lublin, Poland
Professional Interests: Fellowship in Neuro-oncology or Neurophysiology
Personal Interests: Tennis, swimming, NFL football, traveling,dancing, photography

PGY-2

Sanam  Anwer, MD
Sanam Anwer, MD
Medical School: Saint Joseph Govt College for Women, Pakistan
Puneet  Kapur, MD
Puneet Kapur, MD
Medical School: Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, India
Professional Interests: General neurology, Dementia, Pain
Personal Interests: Watching movies & news, Hanging out with friends, Cooking
Gurmeen Kaur, MD
Gurmeen Kaur, MD
Medical School: Lady Hardinge Medical College, India
Personal Interests: swimming, painting, photography
Khalid Khalid, MD
Khalid Khalid, MD
Medical School: Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Sudan
Apoorv  Prasad, MD
Apoorv Prasad, MD
Medical School: Grant Medical Colllege, India
Professional Interests: Spinal Cord Injury, Neuro-critical Care, Stroke
Personal Interests: Playing acoustic guitar, traveling, EDM music, gym
Vishal  Shah, MD
Vishal Shah, MD
Medical School: Maharashtra Institute of Medical Education Research, India
Professional Interests: Neuro ICU / Movement Disorders / Neuroradiology
Personal Interests: Soccer, Movies, Traveling, Cars

PGY-3

Umair Afzal, MD
Umair Afzal, MD
Medical School: Rawalpindi Medical College, Pakistan
Professional Interests: Emergency Neurology, Neurophysiology, Disorders of Consciousness
Ramesh Cherukuri, MD
Ramesh Cherukuri, MD
Medical School: American University of Antigua College of Medicine
Professional Interests: Stroke and Neurophysiology
Personal Interests: Photography, eating out, working out and spending time with my family
Yi Mao, MD
Yi Mao, MD
Medical School: University of Queensland, Australia
Personal Interests: Travelling, Diving, Basketball and eating
Usman Qadeer, MD
Usman Qadeer, MD
Medical School: St. George's University
Personal Interests: Reading and eating
Awss Zidan, MD
Awss Zidan, MD
Medical School: University of Aleppo, Syrian Arab Republic
Professional Interests: Pain Management
Personal Interests: eating out, travel, water sports and playing basketball

PGY-4

Omar Baez, MD
Omar Baez, MD
Medical School: Ross University
Professional Interests: Primary CNS Vasculitis
Personal Interests: Cooking, Salsa Dancing, Eating
Anna Fermin, MD
Anna Fermin, MD
Medical School: Ross University
Professional Interests: Sleep Disorders
Personal Interests: Cooking and traveling
Tirisham Gyang, MD
Tirisham Gyang, MD
Medical School: St. George's University
Professional Interests: Nocturnal Frontal Lobe Seizures, Neuroimmunology & MS
Personal Interests: Cooking and traveling
Sonia Nayyar, MD
Sonia Nayyar, MD
Medical School: George Washington University School of Medicine
Professional Interests: Neurology education, neuroradiology and neurophysiology
Personal Interests: Cooking, hosting nice parties, travel, doing weekend calls.
Mubashir Pervez, MD
Mubashir Pervez, MD
Medical School: Rawlpindi Medical College, Pakistan
Professional Interests: Neuro-critical Care
Personal Interests: Travel and cooking for friends
Sameer Sharma, MD
Sameer Sharma, MD
Medical School: University College of Medical Sciences, India
Professional Interests: Blood Pressure management in Stroke, Neuro-intervention
Personal Interests: Eating Indian Food, traveling with wife and reading