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Current Residents & Fellows

Intern Year Residents

Bethlehem Wole, MD

Bethlehem Wole, MD

Intern Year Resident

College: University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Med School: University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

Sayyada Hyder, MD

Sayyada Hyder, MD

Intern Year Resident

College: University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Med School: U Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY

Wyatt Lombard Smith, MD

Wyatt Lombard Smith, MD

Intern Year Resident

College: University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

Med School: David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

First Year Residents

Lisa R. Koenig, MD

Lisa R. Koenig, MD

First Year Resident

College: Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Med School: Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

Internship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

James P. Winebrake, MD

James P. Winebrake, MD

First Year Resident

College: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Med School: Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

Internship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Anfei Li, MD, Ph.D

Anfei Li, MD, Ph.D

First Year Resident

College: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Med School: Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

Internship: Mount Sinai Beth Israel, New York, NY

Third Year Residents

Brigette Cole, MD

Brigette Cole, MD

Third Year Resident

College: New York University, NY, NY
Med School: George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC
Internship: St. John’s Riverside Hospital, Yonkers, NY

William Foulsham, MD

William Foulsham, MD

Third Year Resident

College: London School of Economics, London, United Kingdom

Med School: University of Glasgow Medical School, Glasgow, UK

Internship: Metrowest Medical Center, Framingham, MA

Pooja Pendri, MD

Pooja Pendri, MD

Third Year Resident

College: Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Med School: Rutgers - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ

Internship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Fourth Year Residents

Jason Chien, MD

Jason Chien, MD

Fourth Year Resident

College: St. Bonaventure university

Med School: George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C. 

Internship: Medstar Harbor hospital

Karina Somohano, MD

Karina Somohano, MD

Fourth Year Resident

College: University of Miami Coral Gables, FL

Med School: Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

Internship: Mount Sinai St. Luke’s West Hospital Center, New York, NY

Stephanie Engelhard, MD

Stephanie Engelhard, MD

Fourth Year Resident

College: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Med School: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Internship: Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program (THMEP), Tucson, AZ

Mahmood Khan, MD

Mahmood Khan, MD

Fourth Year Resident

College: Baylor University-Waco, TX

Med School: Baylor College of Medicine- Houston, TX

Internship: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine- Cleveland, OH

First Year Fellows

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Pamela Sherwood-Karlan, MD

Fellow in Cornea and Refractive Surgery

College: Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Med School: Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Internship: Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Bronx, NY

Residency Training: New York University, Grossman School of Medicine, New York, NY

Irina Volosko, DO

Irina Volosko, DO

Fellow in Glaucoma

College: San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

Med School: Nova Southeastern University, Davie, Fl

Internship: Broward Health Medical Canter, Fort Lauderdale, Fl

Residency Training: Larkin Community Hospital, South Miami, Fl

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Mohammad A. Sadiq, MD

First Year Fellow in Vitreoretinal Surgery

College: Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan 

Med School: Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan 

Internship: West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Residency Training: University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Meredith Kim, MD

Meredith Kim, MD

Fellow in Cornea and Refractive Surgery

College: Columbia University, New York, NY

Med School: George Washington University School of Medicine, New York, NY

Internship: George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C

Residency Training: Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI

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Maria de Lourdes Garcia, MD

First Year Fellow in Oculofacial Plastic Surgery

College: Carleton College, Northfield, MN

Med School: Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, Rochester, MN

Internship: Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, Aventura, FL

Residency Training: Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN

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Daniel Elefant, MD

First Year Fellow in Neuro-Ophthalmology

College: Yeshiva University, New York, NY

Med School: New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

Internship: Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY

Residency Training: Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY

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John E. Paddock, MD

First Year Fellow in Neuro-Ophthalmology

College: Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH

Med School: Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

Internship: Brown University, Providence, RI

Residency Training: Brown University, Providence, RI

Second Year Fellows

Victoria North, MD

Victoria North, MD

Second Year Fellow in Oculofacial Plastic Surgery

College: Columbia University, School of General Studies, New York, NY

Med School: Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

Internship: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Residency Training: Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Boston, MA

Benjamin W. Botsford, MD

Benjamin W. Botsford, MD

Second Year Fellow in Vitreoretinal Surgery

College: New York University, New York, NY

Med School: Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Internship: Steward Carney Hospital, Dorchester, MA

Residency Training: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA

Tamara Lee Lenis, MD

Tamara Lee Lenis, MD

Second Year Fellow in Vitreoretinal Surgery

College: Columbia College, Columbia University, New York, NY

Med School: Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Internship: Department of Internal Medicine, University of California Los Angeles-

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