Current Residents

PGY-3

MIchelle Binod, MDMichelle Binod, MD MPH
St. George’s University School of Medicine

Personal Interests: In my spare time, I love to spend time with family and friends, practice pilates and yoga, create acrylic paintings, try new recipes & restaurants, and dance like no one’s watching.
Professional Interests: As I begin to explore pediatric specialties in training, I continue to have a passion for providing care to an underserved population, community advocacy to better address social determinants of health, and research.


Martin Cichon, MDMartin Cichon, MD MPH
St. George’s University School of Medicine

Personal Interests: Playing golf and watching Pittsburgh sports.
Professional Interests: Hematology/oncology fellowship and a future in education.


Martin Cichon, MDBijal Damania, MD
St. George’s University School of Medicine

Personal Interests: I enjoy spending my time cooking, baking, working out and traveling.
Professional Interests: I have an interest in many fields of pediatrics and am particularly interested in NICU, PICU and hospitalist medicine.


Garrett Gianneschi, MDGarrett Gianneschi, DO
Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
(Rutgers Health Child Neurology)

Personal Interests: Music, audiobooks, diet, exercise.
Professional Interests: Child neurology, osteopathic medicine.


Iqra Kamal, MDIqra Kamal, MD MMS
St. George’s University School of Medicine

Personal Interests: Love hiking, camping and exploring new places! Also really enjoy eating all kinds of foods and all things Harry Potter.
Professional Interests: I’m still trying to figure it out as I’m interested in a lot of things.


Rina Kuznets, MDRina Kuznets, MD MPH
St. George’s University School of Medicine

Personal Interests: Running, reading, baking/cooking, adopting a dog.
Professional Interests: Primary care, NICU, Hematology/Oncology.


Hathija Noor, MDHathija Noor, MD
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Personal Interests: Aquascaping, spending time with family and friends, cooking, and traveling.
Professional Interests: General Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine.


David Prado, MDDavid Prado, MD
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Personal Interests: Fantasy Football, pets, video games.
Professional Interests: Pediatric GI, Hematology/Oncology, General Pediatrics.


Sarah Saad, MDSarah Saad, MD
Albany Medical College

Personal Interests: Cooking foods from different cuisines; swimming; road trips with family and friends; free writing.
Professional Interests: Ambulatory Pediatrics, Global health, Medical Ethics, Advocacy.


Mehek Shaikh, MDMehek Shaikh, MD
Ross University School of Medicine

Personal Interests: I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, travelling, baking and watching movies.
Professional Interests: General pediatrics, outpatient and hospitalist medicine.


Kathryn Whitehill, MDKathryn Whitehill, MD
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Personal Interests: Lazy days with my family, listening to podcasts and audiobooks while working around the house.
Professional Interests: Hospital medicine, mother-baby wellness, health education.


PGY-2

David Artin, MDDavid Artin, MD
American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine

Personal Interests: International travel, financial literacy and investing (stocks, options, cryptocurrency), mentoring, mindfulness and meditation practice, basketball, futbol, weight-lifting, reading and audiobooks.
Professional Interests: Serving the underserved, social determinants of health, public health, community advocacy, mentoring, looking forward to learning more about hospitalist medicine, academic medicine, and specialty training.


Kunal Bonde, MDKunal Bonde, MD
Mahatma Gandhi Mission's Medical College
(Rutgers Health Child Neurology)

Personal Interests: Fitness, Hiking/ Trekking, Yoga and Spirituality, Photography.
Professional Interests: Child neurology


Simona Chadi, DOSimona Chadi, DO
New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine

Personal Interests: Spending time with friends and family (bonus when I can cook for them!), going on walks, and listening to Oprah podcasts.
Professional Interests: I love learning about Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics and Public Health, and I’m excited to keep exploring!


Andrea Charara, MDAndrea Charara, MD
St. George’s University School of Medicine

Personal Interests: I love to snuggle my golden retriever Cosmo. Love family time, fashion, makeup, travel, architecture and design.
Professional Interests: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine


Alessandria Faverio, MDAlessandra Faverio, MD
American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine

Personal Interests: I love going to the beach, travelling, café bustelo, spending time with family & friends and binge-watching shows on Netflix
Professional Interests: Pulmonology, Inpatient Pediatrics


Grayland Godfrey, MDGrayland Godfrey, MD
Howard University College of Medicine

Personal Interests: In my free time I like watching movies, learning new exercises, and exploring new places. I also enjoy trying new restaurants, playing my violin, and learning about different cultures.
Professional Interests: In general, I am interested in primary care pediatrics as well as adolescent medicine and sports medicine. I would also like to have the opportunity to be involved in public health and the creation of health policy.


Sheryl Johnson, MDSheryl Johnson, MD
George Washington University School of Medicine

Personal Interests: Singing, Dancing, Foodventures, Spending time with family and friends
Professional Interests: Pediatric pulmonology, Underserved medicine, Public Health


Tanu Patel, MDTanu Patel, MD
University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine

Personal Interests: In my spare time, I enjoy being outdoors, reading, and spending time with family and friends. I've also recently gotten into swimming and paddle-boarding!
Professional Interests: I very much enjoy primary care and serving the underserved, but am undecided on post-residency plans.


John Realyvasquez, MDJohn Realyvasquez, MD
St. George’s University School of Medicine

Personal Interests: In my spare time, I love to spend time with my fiance and enjoy a good Netflix show. Additionally, I am an avid snowboarder and kickboxer. I enjoy cookouts with family and friends. Currently, I am working on advancing my BBQ skills. I am tinkering with a new dry rub recipe and hope to perfect it by next summer.
Professional Interests: I am currently interested in Pediatric Sports Medicine, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, and Pediatric Intensive Care. Also, I enjoy teaching medical students and future pediatricians. My hope is to pass on my knowledge to future generations of physicians and inspire others to do the same. I would also like to provide care to underserved populations and decrease barriers in access to care in low-income and socially disadvantaged communities.


Peter Rezkalla, MDPeter Rezkalla, MD
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Personal Interests: I love creating videos, musical theater, Disney, analyzing movies, acting, singing, dancing, being silly, watching sunrises and sunsets, going on adventures, traveling, volleyball, swimming, beaches, dolphins, family, friends, faith, and bubble tea!
Professional Interests: I am super passionate about advocating for edutainment (educational entertainment), preventive medicine, global public health, mental health, sleep health, and human rights! We need to restructure healthcare globally through health technology, humanism, and interdisciplinary teamwork to refocus on people and no longer profit!


Yasmina Samaha, MDYasmina Samaha, MD
Drexel University School of Medicine

Personal Interests: I love baking, dancing, and brunch with friends!
Professional Interests: Healthcare for underserved populations, NICU/PICU


PGY-1

Saiyukti ChawlaSaiyukti Chawla, MD

Personal Interests: I enjoy yoga, exercise, traveling, music and spending time with my friends and family! Also, if you need someone to taste test your baked goods, I'm your girl :)
Professional Interests: I am really hoping to specialize in hematology-oncology or endocrinology!


Aileen HernandezAileen Hernandez, MD

Personal interests: I enjoy long road trips with my fiancé, taking my dog on mini-adventures, and spending time with my family. When time permits, I also enjoy reading thrilling novels and binge-watching TV shows.
Professional Interests: I aspire to be a primary care pediatrician. I greatly value the patient-doctor relationship, patient education, and advocacy.


German MosaGerman Mosa, MD

Personal Interests: Passion to help and advocate underserved communities. Social networking. Enjoy travelling to the beaches, waterparks, and zoos. Cooking and spending free time with my family and friends.
Professional Interests: Neonatal-Prenatal Medicine (NICU) - Pediatric Cardiology and Hematology/Oncology.


Poonam NayakPoonam Nayak, MD

Personal Interests: hiking, running, reading, searching for dogs to pet
Professional Interests: pediatric hospital medicine, public health, pediatric critical care


Stuti PathakStuti Pathak, MD

Personal Interests: I enjoy singing, eating homemade food, going outdoors, doing yoga, and watching movies
Professional Interests: I am coming in with an open mind. However, I would like to explore Pediatric Cardiology and Neonatology specifically


Roshan RijalRoshan Rijal, MD

Personal Interests: Traveling, spending time with my wife and family, hanging out with friends, cooking, watching sci-fi movies, watching Premier League (a big soccer fan here)
Professional Interests: Primary care, community advocacy, serving the underserved communities, Pediatric cardiology, neonatal and perinatal medicine (However, I still need to explore more during residency), Mentoring


Arvind RadhakrishnanArvind Radhakrishnan, MD

Personal Interests: Family & Friends, Tabletop Games, tinkering with my computer, and Breakfast foods
Professional Interests: General Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency


Sana SiddiquiSana Siddiqui, MD

Personal Interests: Cinderella dresses, stilettos, cappuccinos, cutesy NYC cafes, taking lots of pictures, brunches, friends, family, spending a ton of time with my co-residents, and traveling anywhere and everywhere with my husband!! Did I mention I love coffee and pictures!:)
Professional Interests: I have a passion for primary care, providing holistic care to my patients, specifically those with long term disabilities. I aim to care for them both medically and vouch for necessary accommodations in school to set these children up for success.


Isaac SnyderIsaac Snyder, DO

Personal Interests: I am passionate about cooking, especially trying out new recipes and creating new dishes from leftovers. I love to read, whether it is a research article or a mythology book. I especially cherish spending time with my nieces and nephews. Lastly, I enjoy investing in the stock market, which not only gives me an opportunity to put my affinity for numbers to good use, but also helps me keep up to date with current affairs.
Professional Interests: Pediatric GI, Weight Management.


Amrita SunkadAmrita Sunkad, MD

Personal Interests: I love to cook, sketch and enjoy spending time with friends and family; and have a unparalleled passion for reading fiction novels.
Professional Interests: General Pediatrics, Behavioral Pediatrics, Adolescent medicine.


Harini Morisetty, DO

Personal Interests: I enjoy traveling, baking, swimming, dancing, exploring new hobbies, and spending time with loved ones.
Professional Interests: Pediatric Neurology