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Current Residents

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Class of 2023

Akhila Alapati, M.D.

Undergraduate: University of California, San Diego, CA
Medical School: Oakland University William Beaumont Medical School, Royal Oak, MI 
Career Plan: Serve future patients and advocate for best interests of my patients by continuously learning and improving clinical knowledge, practicing and optimizing technical skills and providing social services to my patients.
Hobbies/Interests: Improvisation theater, learning new languages, reading mystery books and collecting board games.

Megan Haghnegahdar, M.D.

Hometown: Shawnee, KS
Undergraduate: University of Missouri-Kansas City
Medical School: University of Kansas Medical School
Career Plan: Comprehensive ophthalmology  
Hobbies/Interests: Working out, going on runs with my dog, Eddie, and cooking

Jordan Miller, M.D.

Hometown: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Undergrad: University of Oklahoma
Medical School: University of Oklahoma School of Medicine
Career Plan: Foster leadership skills and expertise to serve as a caring ophthalmologist with proficiency in both the operating room and clinic.  I will likely pursue a fellowship and look forward to exploring the subspecialties to determine this further training.  
Hobbies/interests:   Enjoy going to farmers' markets and finding fresh vegetables to create new recipes.  Active in running, yoga, hiking and ballet classes and playing fetch with cat, Cooper. 

Harrison Sciulli, M.D.

Hometown: Medina, OH
Undergrad: Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Medical School: University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH
Career TBD
Hobbies/interests: I enjoy spending time with my family, walking my young pup, Reesie, and cheering on the Buckeyes!

Class of 2024

Andrew Kalina, M.D.

Hometown: Edina, MN
Undergrad: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Graduate School: Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, Brookline, MA
Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
Career Plan: As a budding ophthalmologist, I am steadily gaining clarity regarding my career vision. All puns aside, I find engaging in patient education, clinical research and academic teaching to be quite rewarding. Early interests are currently in glaucoma, cornea and global ophthalmology. I am fortunate to have had an array of terrific educators over the years and aspire to pay forward their dedicated efforts.
Hobbies/interests: Byzantine chant, French horn, domestic & international outreach service, marathon running, golf & quality time with my wonderful family.

Sara Krachmalnick, M.D.

Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Undergrad: University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
Medical School: University of Missouri, Columbia School of Medicine, Columbia, MO
Career Plan: Pediatric ophthalmology or comprehensive (or other).  I also hope to participate in global ophthalmology in the future.
Hobbies/interests: Travel, tennis, hiking, comedy, podcasts and Spanish. 

Travis Mitchell, M.D.

Hometown: Wichita, KS
Undergrad: Newman University, Wichita, KS
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Career Plan: Ophthalmology with clinical and academic development
Hobbies/interests: Golf, soccer and the saxophone 

Class of 2025

Rachel Chu, M.D.

Hometown: Syosset, NY
Undergrad: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Medical School: Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY
Career Plan: Fellowship training, involvement in clinical research, and teaching.
Hobbies/interests: Workout classes, reading, podcasts, needlepoint, and interior design.

Jordan Jensen, M.D.

Hometown: Alpine, Utah
Undergrad: Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
Career Plan: Private practice in rural mountain west. Interested in various "side hustles," including medical device invention and operating a culinary mushroom farm.
Hobbies/interests: Playing bluegrass music with spouse, adventuring with their kids, brewing homemade ginger beer and woodworking.

Amin Karadaghy, M.D.

Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Undergrad: Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
Medical School: Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Career Plan: Pursue a fellowship in a field where I c an do the most good, work with underserved communities, both locally and internationally, and be the best surgeon I can possibly be.
Hobbies/interests: Rock climbing, gaming, hiking and traveling.

Matthew Pfannenstiel, M.D.

Hometown: Lawrence, KS
Undergrad: The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Medical School: The University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS
Career Plan: Comprehensive ophthalmology or pursue a fellowship in a subspecialty.
Hobbies/interests: Guitar, golf, skateboarding and KU Basketball.

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