Meet Our Residents

PGY-1


PGY-2

Ruham Alshiekh-Nasany, MD
Ruham Alshiekh-Nasany,
Medical School: University of Aleppo, Syrian Arab Republic
Professional Interests: Neuro-oncology and Neuro-critical care
Personal Interests: Traveling, hiking, painting and dancing
Seyedali Hejazi, MD
Seyedali Hejazi,
Medical School: Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Professional Interests: stroke and interventional neurology
Personal Interests: traveling, hiking, watching movies
Armin Maghsoudlou, MD
Armin Maghsoudlou,
Medical School: Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Professional Interests: Neuroophthalmology, Pain, Stroke and NeuroICU
Personal Interests: Movies, live music, hiking, hang out with friends
Varada Nair, MD
Varada Nair,
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
Aiga Rakhesh, MD
Aiga Rakhesh,
Medical School: Cochin Medical College, India
Professional Interests: Stroke ,Movement disorders and Neurophysiology
Personal Interests: reading,cooking and traveling. Spending time with my family.
Avani Shah, MD
Avani Shah,
Medical School: Medical University of Lublin, Poland
College: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Professional Interests: Neuro-oncology or Neurophysiology
Personal Interests: Tennis, swimming, NFL football, traveling,dancing, photography
Gobind Singh, MD
Gobind Singh,
Medical School: Government Medical College, India
Professional Interests: neurophysiology, pain medicine and Vascular neurology
Personal Interests: traveling, hiking and eating out.

PGY-3

Sanam  Anwer, MD
Sanam Anwer,
Medical School: Saint Joseph Govt College for Women, Pakistan
Professional Interests: stroke and neuro critical care
Personal Interests: cooking,reading and traveling
Puneet  Kapur, MD
Puneet Kapur,
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,
Medical School: Lady Hardinge Medical College, India
Personal Interests: swimming, painting, photography
Khalid Khalid, MD
Khalid Khalid,
Medical School: Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Sudan
Apoorv  Prasad, MD
Apoorv Prasad,
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,
Medical School: Maharashtra Institute of Medical Education Research, India
Professional Interests: Neuro ICU / Movement Disorders / Neuroradiology
Personal Interests: Soccer, Movies, Traveling, Cars

PGY-4

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