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Our Graduates

We pride ourselves on having faculty members dedicated to teaching as well as housestaff members that are outstanding in clinical service, professionalism, diversity and camaraderie. Over the past five years, 45 percent of our graduates have gone into fellowships, 38 percent into hospitalist positions, 12 percent into academics and less than 1 percent into traditional private practices.

2018-2019

2018-2019 Graduates
Hospitalists 8 35%
Primary Care 2 9%
Fellowships 13 56%
23

2019 Graduate Destinations

Graduate

Agency

Department/Division

Position

Charmineh Arshadi, MD KU Medical Center General Medicine Faculty
Muhammad Aziz, MD University of Toledo Internal Medicine Chief
Amna Batool, MBBS University of Kentucky Rheumatology Fellow
Tyler M. Buechler, DO KU Medical Center General Medicine Clinical Instructor/Chief Resident
Brandon D. Carlisle, MD KU Medical Center General Medicine Hospitalist
Ashley E. Clark, MD KU Medical Center General Medicine Clinical Instructor/Chief Resident
Tarun Dalia, MBBS KU Medical Center Cardiology Fellow
Sydne I. DiGiacomo, MD TBD General Medicine Hospitalist
Jihan S. Fathallah, MD NCH Healthcare, Naples, FL Internal Medicine Chief
Shauna M. Gibbons, MD KU Medical Center Geriatrics Fellow
Nour Hamade, MD Indiana University Gastroenterology Fellow
Matthew P. Harrison, MD KU Medical Center Gastroenterology Fellow
Nicholas R. Isom, MD KU Medical Center General Medicine Clinical Instructor/Chief Resident
Amanda L. Jobe, MD KU Medical Center General Medicine Clinical Instructor/Chief Resident
Julia Katz, DO KU Medical Center General Medicine Hospitalist
Joseph W. Kerley, MD KU Medical Center General Medicine Clinical Instructor/Chief Resident
Taquiuddin Khaja, DO University of Texas-Baylor Nephrology Fellow
Lei (Pearl) Pei, MBBS, PhD KU Medical Center General Medicine Hospitalist
Arman Pirzad, MD University of Colorado Allergy/Immunology Fellow
Jesse Richards, DO KU Medical Center

General Medicine

Hospitalist
John Roller, MD (ends 9/15/19) KU Medical Center General Medicine Hospitalist
Arash Sattarin, MD KU Medical Center General Medicine Hospitalist
Sara A. Stewart, MD Stormont Vail Health, Topeka, KS General Medicine Ambulatory Medicine


2017-2018

2017-2018 Graduates
Hospitalists: 10 42%
Primary Care: 2 8%
Fellowships: 12 50%
24

2018 Graduate Destinations

Graduate

Agency

Department/Division

Position

James (Jimmy) E. Allen, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Gastroenterology

Fellowship

Elizabeth A. Cristiano, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General Medicine Faculty

Benjamin (Ben) T. Cullan, M.D.

Stormont Vail Hospital-Topeka

General Medicine Hospitalist

Kristin N. Fee, D.O.

KU Medical Center

General Medicine Hospitalist

Michael D. Holyoak, D.O.

KU Medical Center

Endocrinology Fellowship

John H. Howard, III, M.D.

UC Davis

Nephrology Fellowship

Kyle P. Jansson, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General Medicine Clinical Instructor and IM Chief Resident

Amanda L. Jones, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General Medicine Clinical Instructor and IM Chief Resident

Timothy J. Kamerzell, M.D., Ph.D.

Overland Park Regional Hospital

General Medicine Hospitalist

Joanna M. Kimball, M.D.

Vanderbuilt University

Infectious Disease Fellowship

Ryan C. Kubat, D.O.

KU Medical Center

Infectious Disease Fellowship

Zachary R. Lauer, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General Medicine Clinical Instructor and IM Chief Resident

Alain A. Mina, M.D.

Northwestern University

Hematology/Oncology Fellowship

Michael A. Murillo, D.O.

Deaconess Hospital, Evansville, IN

General Medicine Hospitalist

Julie Nguyen, M.D.

Olathe Medical Center

General Medicine Hospitalist

Michael J. Pierpoline, D.O.

KU Medical Center

CV Electrophysiology Research Fellowship

Benjamin (Ben) W. Quick, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General Medicine Clinical Instructor and IM Chief Resident

Muhammad H. Rafique, MBBS

KU Medical Center

General Medicine Hospitalist

Olivia M. Siwoski, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Oncology Nocturnist

Christopher D. Streiler, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General Medicine Clinical Instructor and IM Chief Resident

Anusha Vittal, MBBS

National Institute of Health

Nephrology Fellowship

Victoria (Tori) B. Weaver, D.O.

KU Medical Plaza

General Medicine Faculty

Samuel L. Worsham, D.O.

KU Medical Center

Endocrinology Fellowship

Rami H. Zayed, M.D.

Stormont Vail Hospital-Topeka

General Medicine Hospitalist


2016-2017

2016-2017 Graduates
Hospitalists: 9 43%
Primary Care: 1 5%
Fellowships: 11 52%
21

2017 Graduate Destinations

Graduate

Agency

Department/Division

Position

Abdallah Abboud, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine

Fellowship

Sajjad A. Bhatti, MBBS

KU Medical Center

Hematology/Oncology Medicine Fellowship

Anthony M. Dominick, D.O. KU Medical Center Hematology/Oncology Medicine Fellowship

Carly A. Ernst, D.O.

Scottsdale, AZ

Abrazo Medical Group Primary Care

Peter Giangreco, D.O.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Hospitalist

Joshua L. Gray, D.O.

Abiline, TX Hendrick Medical Center

Dualist

Ammar Haikal, D.O.

KU Medical Center

Rheumatology

Fellowship

Priyanka P. Hirlekar, MBBS

Grand Rapids, MI Spectrum Health Center

Hospitalist

Palwasha Kamal, MBBS

University of Cincinnati

Endocrinology  Fellowship

Guneet S. Kochar, D.O. Vanderbilt University Nephrology Fellowship
Matthew Lippmann, D.O.

KU Medical Center

Cardiology Fellowship

Ghulam Rehman Mohy-Ud-Din, MBBS

KU Medical Center

Hematology/Oncology Medicine Fellowship
Shravan Nadella, D.O.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Hospitalist
Swathi Paleti, MBBS

University of New Mexico Gastroenterology

Fellowship
Asad Pervez, MBBS

KU Medical Center

Gastroenterology  Fellowship

Patrick E. Prath, M.D.

Baylor University Hematology/Oncology Medicine  Fellowship

Kelly Spence, M.D.

St. Petersburg, FL Baycare Medical Center, St. Anthony's Hospital Hospitalist
Ahmad Gaith Tarakji, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Hospitalist

Melissa E. Taylor, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine Hospitalist
David Vernikov, M.D. KU Medical Center Psychiatry Hospitalist
Daniel K. Washko, D.O.

University of Cincinnati

Cardiology Fellowship
Quinn N. Willet, M.D.

Lincoln, NE

Bryan Health Center

Hospitalist
Ahmad Yehya, M.D.

Methodist Hospital Endocrinology

Fellowship


2015 - 2016

2015-2016 Graduates
Hospitalists: 4 16%
Primary Care: 2 7%
Fellowships: 20 77%
26

2016 Graduate Destinations

Graduate

Agency

Department/Division

Position

Haitham M. Abdelhakim, MBChB

KU Medical Center

Hematology/Oncology

Fellowship

Ayman Albakour, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Medical Oncology

Private Hospitalist

Maggie M. Barnthouse, M.D.

Children's Mercy Hospital

Allergy/Immunology

Fellowship

Charles (Charlie) D. Bengtson, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine

Fellowship

Donald R. Campbell, M.D.

University of Louisville

Gastroenterology

Fellowship

Madhav V. Desai, MBBS

KU Medical Center

Gastroenterology

Fellowship

Stephen T. Doyle, DO

Ohio State University

Pulmonary/Critical Care

Fellowship

Brietta K. Forbes, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine

Fellowship

Josef Hannah, D.O.

Stanford University

Hospice/Palliative Care

Fellowship

Sarah Ifteqar, MBBS

KU Medical Center

Rheumatology

Fellowship

Bhairvi S. Jani, MBChB

St. Louis University

Gastroenterology

Fellowship

Jennifer (Jenny) L. Kendall, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Ambulatory Faculty

Jessup (Jake) Kenyon, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Hospitalist

Reza Masoomi, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Cardiology

Fellowship

Jennifer A. McRae, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Hospitalist

Venkat P. Nutalapati, MBBS

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Hospitalist

Shanley M. O'Brien, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Rheumatology

Fellowship

JoHanna S. Peterson, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Hospitalist
Matthew (Matt) C. Pflederer, M.D.

University of Missouri Kansas City

Cardiology

Fellowship

Eyad Reda, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Hospitalist

Elmer (Leonard) L. Riley, M.D.

University of Florida

Pulmonology/Critical Care 

Fellowship

Amanda D. Schnell, M.D.

University of Alabama at Birmingham Allergy/Rheumatology Fellowship

Rafael Torosyan, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Nephrology

Fellowship

Brandon R. Weckbaugh, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Hematology/Oncology

Hospitalist

Danielle E. Zimmerman, M.D.

University of Florida

Hematology/Oncology

Fellowship

David Paulk, D.O.

Athens Regional Medicine Center

Department of Behavioral Medicine, IP Psychiatry consults, OP IM

 


2014 - 2015

2014-2015 Graduates

Hospitalists: 7 28%
Primary Care: 2 8%
Academics: 16 64%
25  

2015 Graduate Destinations

Graduate

Agency

Department/Division

Position

Kelsey L. Able, D.O.

University of Oklahoma

Gastroenterology

Fellowship

Martha Allen, M.D.

Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Lawrence

Ambulatory Internal Medicine

 

Luke Amos, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Hospitalist

Pooja G. Bhadbhade, D.O.

KU Medical Center

Rheumatology

Fellowship

Maharshi Bhakta, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Hospitalist

Christopher M. Buckley, D.O.

KU Medical Center

Cardiology

Fellowship

Jennifer M. Capra, D.O.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Hospitalist

Aimee N. Eidson, D.O.

Menorah Medical Center

 

Hospitalist

Jared L. Elliott, D.O.

Stormont Vail, Topeka, KS

 

Hospitalist

Andrew M. Iliff, M.D.

University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Hematology/Oncology

Fellowship

Gabriel D. Johnson, D.O.

St. Mary's Hospital, Madison, WI

General and Geriatric Medicine

Hospitalist
Anjushree Kumar, MBBS

KU Medical Center

Nephrology

Fellowship

Diego A. Lim, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Hospitalist

Muhammad Muneeb, MBBS

University of Cincinnati Medical

Nephrology and Hypertension

Fellowship

Sumalatha Muthineni, MBBS

Menorah Medical Center

 

Hospitalist

Marie L. Pacholec, D.O.

KU Medical Center

Infectious Diseases

Fellowship

Rahul D. Pawar, MBBS

Southern Tennessee Regional Health System

 

Hospitalist

Paul P. Pena, M.D.

KU Internal Medicine Medical Plaza and Overland Park

Primary Care/Ambulatory

 

Faizan Shaikh, MBBS

KU Medical Center

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Fellowship

Nichole R. (Downing) Smith, M.D.

Medical University of South Carolina

Endocrinology

Fellowship

Paul F. Stellmacher, M.D.

Stanford

Palliative Care

Fellowship

Sarah Stolte, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Clinical Instructor 

Tariku G. Woldey, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Gastroenterology

Fellowship

Kyle A. Work, D.O.

KU Medical Center

Hematology/Oncology

Fellowship

Benjamin M. Mulloy, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Pulmonary/Critical Care

Fellowship

2013-2014

2013-2014 Graduates
Hospitalists: 9 41%
Primary Care: 8 36%
Academics: 5 23%
22  

2014 Graduate Destinations

Graduate

Agency

Department/Division

Position

Ashraf Alhafez, M.D.

Topeka, KS

 

Hospitalist

Christopher Avila, M.D.

St. Luke's Kansas City

 

Hospitalist

Jesica Brown, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Gastroenterology

Fellowship

Sonia Castillo, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Pulmonology/Critical Care

Fellowship

Hieu Doan, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Hospitalist

Kristine Grdinovac, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Endocrinology

Michael Gutierrez, M.D.

Austin, TX

 

Hospitalist

Cassandra Kimber, D.O.

KU Medical Center

Nephrology

Fellowship

Jessica Lee, D.O.

St. Luke's Kansas City

 

Hospitalist

Calvin Madrigal, M.D.

St. Mary's Kansas City

 

Hospitalist

Adam Merando, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Clinical Instructor and IM Chief Resident

Maykol Postigo-Jasahui, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Fellowship

Lindsey Prochaska, D.O.

KU Medical Center

Hematology/Oncology

Fellowship

Michael Rouse, D.O.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Clinical Instructor and IM Chief Resident

Arvind Satyanarayan, D.O.

Phoenix, AZ

 

Hospitalist

Bradley Scheu, D.O., M.B.A.

Indiana

 

Hospitalist

Kinza Shamsi, M.D.

Texas

Nephrology

Fellowship

Mitchell Tener, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Fellowship

Kellie Wark, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Infectious Disease

Fellowship

Andrew Waters, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Cardiology

Fellowship

Peniel Zelalem, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Hospitalist

Jessica Zibert, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Clinical Instructor and IM Ambulatory Chief Resident


2012 - 2013

2012-2013 Graduates
Hospitalists: 11 42%
Primary Care: 1 4%
Fellowships: 9 35%
Academics: 5 19%
26

2013 Graduate Destinations

Graduate

Agency

Department/Division

Position

Christi L. Bartlett, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Palliative Care

Fellowship

Colleen E. Brown, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Clinical Instructor and IM Ambulatory Chief Resident

Matthew Butler, M.D.

University of Florida

Cardiology

Fellowship

Nugma Chadha, M.D.

Georgia

 

Hospitalist

Shivali Devgon, M.D.

Minnesota

 

Hospitalist

Alan K. Doty, D.O.

St. Luke's Hospital

 

Hospitalist

J. Cipporah Gordon, D.O.

St. Luke's Hospital

 

Hospitalist

Leona J. Graham, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Addiction Psychiatry

Fellowship

Michelle A. Homan, D.O.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Clinical Instructor and IM Chief Resident

Michele Jean-Francois, M.D.

Shawnee Mission Med. Ctr.

 

Hospitalist

Matthew W. Jones, D.O.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Clinical Instructor and IM Chief Resident

Tamim R. Mahayni, D.O.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Clinical Instructor and IM Chief Resident

Kerri A. McGreal, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Nephrology

Fellowship

Mark J. Oertel, M.D.

Primary Care, Lawrence, KS

 

 

Sravanthi Parasa, MBBS

KU Medical Center

Gastroenterology

Fellowship

Yung A. Park, M.D.

Yale

Med/Psych, Psycho-Somatic

Fellowship

Danielle Pellow, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Clinical Instructor and IM Chief Resident

Benjamin M. Petelin, D.O.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Hospitalist

Sneha D. Phadke, D.O.

Univ. of Iowa

Hematology/Oncology

Fellowship

Aaron K. Pinion, D.O.

KU Medical Center

Allergy and Immunology

Fellowship

Heather Rusten, D.O.

North Dakota

 

Hospitalist

Jennifer M. Schrimsher, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Infectious Diseases

Fellowship

Shaundre N. Terrell Brown, M.D.

Georgia

 

Hospitalist

Elizabeth A. Weatherman, D.O.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Hospitalist

Cynthia Wheat, M.D.

Shawnee Mission Med. Ctr

 

Hospitalist

Wansi Bernadette Zedom, M.D.

North Carolina

 

Hospitalist


2011-2012

2011-2012 Graduates
Hospitalists: 12 43.0%
Primary Care: 1 3.5%
Fellowships: 15 53.5%
28

 

2012 Graduate Destinations

Graduate

Agency

Department/Division

Position

Bashar Ababneh, MBBS

Research Year, then Cardiology Fellowship

 

 

Basil Abu-El-Haija, MBBS

University of Iowa

Cardiology

Fellowship

Kamran Aghaie, M.D.

KU Medical Center

 

 

University of Pittsburgh

General and Geriatric Medicine

 

 

Gastroenterology

Clinical Instructor and IM Chief Resident

 

Fellowship

Heather Cunningham, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Hematology & Oncology

Fellowship

Dereje Desta, M.D.

Texas

 

Hospitalist

Bradley Dyer, D.O.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Hospitalist

Jennifer Fink, M.D.

KU Medical Center


KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine


General and Geriatric Medicine

Clinical Instructor and IM Chief Resident


Hospitalist/ Assistant Professor

Laura Frye, M.D.

University of Pennsylvania

Pulmonary/Critical Care

Fellowship

Nathan Heckerson, M.D.

Kansas City, MO

 

Hospitalist

Muhammad Imran, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Rheumatology

Fellowship

Vishal Jain, MBBS

Chicago, IL

 

Hospitalist

Anna Johnson Kumru, M.D.

Lawrence, KS

 

Primary Care Physician

Anup Kumar Kasi Loknath Kumar, MBBS

KU Medical Center

Hematology/Oncology

Fellowship

Amanjot Lehil, MBBS

KU Medical Center

Endocrinology

Fellowship

Collin Lovitt, D.O.

KU Medical Center

 

 

Kansas City, MO

General and Geriatric Medicine

Clinical Instructor and IM Chief Resident

 

Hospitalist

Heather McWilliams, D.O.

Kansas City, MO

 

Hospitalist

Chadi Obeid, M.D.

Southern California

Nephrology

Fellowship

Kavous Pakseresht, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Gastroenterology

Fellowship

Aradhana Pandey, MBBS

Olathe, KS

 

Hospitalist

Andre Saad, M.D.

Louisville, KY

Cardiology

Fellowship

Deepti Satelli, MBBS

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Hospitalist

Bassam Shakil, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Nephrology

Fellowship

Cole Spresser, M.D.

Kansas City, MO

 

Hospitalist

Ourania Stephanopoulos, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Integrative Medicine

 

Laura Thomas, M.D.

KU Medical Center

 


KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

 

 
Pulmonary/Critical Care

Clinical Instructor and IM Chief Resident

 

Fellowship

Rexy Thomas, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Hospitalist

Niralee Vaishnav, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Endocrinology

Fellowship

Jorge Valdivia, M.D.

 

 

Hospitalist

 

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