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Current Residents

* Senior Chief Resident
** Junior Chief Resident

Class of 2023 (PGY 5)

joley beelerJoley Beeler, M.D.
Medical School: University of North Dakota
Favorite things to do in KC: trying new restaurants, wineries, and breweries, First Fridays in the Crossroads, and exploring parks and hiking trails.
Hobbies/Interests: gardening - melons, berries, asparagus, herbs, peppers, and spinach, baking - mostly cakes and cookies, running - to offset the cakes and cookies

liz brownLiz Brown, M.D.*
Medical School: University of Kansas
Favorite things to do in KC: tailgating at Arrowhead Stadium, brunching at Succotash, and spending Saturday mornings at City Market.
Hobbies/Interests: adding to my houseplant collection, yoga, learning to make pottery (latest hobby picked up during quarantine)

Andrew Delozier, M.D. (IR/DR)Andrew Delozier, M.D. (IR/DR)
Medical School: Texas Tech University of Health Sciences
Favorite things to do in KC: concerts and escape rooms
Hobbies/Interests: sports, travel, movies

ian kozlowskiIan Kozlowski, M.D. (IR/DR)
Medical School: Creighton University
Favorite things to do in KC: bars, restaurants, breweries, visiting the parks
Hobbies/Interests: fly fishing, mountain biking, backpacking

brent smithBrent Smith, M.D.
Medical School: Marshall University
Favorite things to do in KC: I enjoy hunting and fishing with my Labrador. I also like to golf. There's always good BBQ, or other restaurants to get great food.
Hobbies/Interests: hiking/hunting/fishing, golf, home improvement projects.

jj waddellJ.J. Waddell, M.D.
Medical School: University of Missouri-Kansas City
Favorite things to do in KC: Some of my favorite things to do are watching our Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs, eating fantastic KC BBQ, and checking out local craft breweries.
Hobbies/Interests: watching/cheering on the Kansas City Chiefs and Royals, spending time with my family, girlfriend and Catahoula puppy, eating and drinking at local restaurants and breweries

billy weltonBilly Welton, M.D.
Medical School: University of Kansas
Favorite things to do in KC: Go to JJ/Ian/Brent’s house, watch Chiefs and Royals games.
Hobbies/Interests: Madden with JJ, White Claws with Ian, beekeeping with Brent

Class of 2024 (PGY 4)

John GaoJohn Gao, M.D.**
Medical School: Tulane University
Favorite things to do in KC: eat BBQ, go to the city market, visit parks.
Hobbies/Interests: basketball, golf, Xbox

Nadia HamidNadia Hamid, M.D.
Medical School: University of Kansas
Favorite things to do in KC: I enjoy visiting museums (the Nelson-Atkins is my favorite), attending sporting events, and spending time outside (Loose Park is great!).
Hobbies/Interests: KU basketball, taking socially distanced walks, painting by numbers, and listening to the local police scanner. Is shopping at Trader Joe's a hobby?

Paul IglarPaul Iglar, M.D.
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Favorite things to do in KC: Eating barbecue at Q39, hiking in the nearby parks, and going to TopGolf.
Hobbies/Interests: place kicking/NFL football, downhill skiing, watching the Netflix show Mindhunters

Jessica KosterJessica Koster, M.D.
Medical School: University of Arkansas
Favorite things to do in KC: Trying new restaurants and finding live local music. KC has a variety of great food options, it's more than just amazing BBQ!
Hobbies/Interests: In my free time I enjoy spending time outdoors with my boyfriend and our dog, reading, cooking, and pilates/yoga.

Zachary NicekZachary Nicek, M.D. (IR/DR)
Medical School: University of Oklahoma
Favorite things to do in KC: shopping at vinyl records stores, going to new breweries, hanging out at Loose Park
Hobbies/Interests: watching Chiefs football and Thunder basketball, wine tasting, eating homemade pie

Sirus SaeedipourSirus Saeedipour, D.O.
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine & Bioscience
Favorite things to do in KC: exploring local restaurants and breweries, going on walks in local parks and along the river, and attending sporting events - go Chiefs!
Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy playing racquetball in my free time. Interests include machine learning (and its application to radiology), as well as quantitative analysis, policy-making and organized radiology.

Patricia TownsendPatricia Townsend, M.D.
Medical School: University of Kansas
Favorite things to do in KC: KC Symphony, Nelson Atkins Museum and BBQ!
Hobbies/Interests: swimming, playing the piano, spending time with family and my 3 little nieces.

Class of 2025 (PGY 3)

John Eddy, D.O. John Eddy, D.O.
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Favorite things to do in KC: disc golf at multiple courses in town; going to The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Hobbies/Interests: playing with my kids, listening to music, reading

Matt Gubbels, M.D.Matt Gubbels, M.D.
Medical School: Creighton University
Favorite things to do in KC: barbeque and breweries
Hobbies/Interests: Golf, climbing tall things, trivia

Alex Hodson, M.D.Alex Hodson, M.D.
Medical School: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Favorite things to do in KC: Food First Friday WWI museum
Hobbies/Interests: Brazilian jiujitsu Traveling Reading

Andrew Moore, M.D.Andrew Moore, M.D.
Medical School: University of New Mexico SOC
Favorite things to do in KC: There are so many great parks and outdoor spaces to experience by walking with our dogs, riding mountain bikes and kayaking. Kauffman theatre for live shows and all the local sports teams have made the transition to KC a blast.
Hobbies/Interests: My professional interests include undergraduate and graduate medical education as well as evaluating and improving physician satisfaction. My personal top 3: -Traveling to new destinations with my wife. -Scuba diving and spearfishing. -Mountain bike riding and hiking.

Tuan Ngo, M.D.Tuan Ngo, M.D.
Medical School: Creighton University
Favorite things to do in KC: Going to KC climbing gyms, runs to the WWI memorial, and Urban Mining for antique/vintage shopping
Hobbies/Interests: Rock climbing, freshly ground coffee, learning new recipes from cookbooks

Jordan Soutas, D.O.Jordan Soutas, D.O.
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Favorite things to do in KC: Trying out new restaurants, exploring local walking trails and lakes, going to Chiefs and Royals games
Hobbies/Interests: Skiing (when I go back home to Utah), golf and college football.

Nicholas Hanna, M.D.Nicholas Hanna, M.D.
Medical School: University of Kansas - SOM
Chiefs games, royals games, BBQ, shopping
Hunting, fishing, and spending time with my wife, daughter and goldendoodles.

Class of 2026 (PGY 2)

hussein alsadi portraitHussein Alsa'di, M.D.
Medical School: Jordan University of Science and Technology

Maaz Hassan portraitMaaz Hassan, M.D.
Medical School: University of Kansas School of Medicine

Mitchel Misfeldt portraitMitchel Misfeldt, M.D.
Medical School: University of Nebraska College of Medicine

Taylor Norris portraitTaylor Norris, M.D.
Medical School: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Kansas City

Blake Sarrazin portraitBlake Sarrazin, M.D.
Medical School: University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine

Scott Thalman portraitScott Thalman, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical School: University of Kentucky College of Medicine

Dani  Wermuth portraitDani  Wermuth, M.D.
Medical School: University of Colorado

Brenden Bombardier portraitBrenden Bombardier, M.D. IR/DR
Medical School: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita


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