Internal Medicine Residents

PGY I

Aisha Abdul Khaliq, MD

Hometown: Lahore, Pakistan
Undergraduate School: 
LCWU
Medical School: 
Allama Iqbal Medical College
What drew me to Internal Medicine: I will quote Lisa Sanders here " A lot of the appeal of internal medicine is Sherlockian-solving the case from the clues. We are detectives, we revel in the process of figuring it all out. it's what doctors most love to do."
What do I like to do in my free time: Reading novels and watching movies and TV shows.

Nirajan Adhikari, MD

Hometown: Kathmandu, Nepal
Undergraduate School:
B.P. Korirala Institute of Health Sciences
Medical School: 
B.P. Korirala Institute of Health Sciences
What drew me to Internal Medicine: The fun of practicing the noble profession.
What do I like to do in my free time: Working out at gym!!!

Ahman Alzoubi, DO

Hometown: Horseheads, NY
Undergraduate School:
SUNY Geneseo
Medical School:
LECOM
What drew me to Internal Medicine: The ability to care for patients in multiple clinical settings.
What do I like to do in my free time: Playing tennis and cooking.

Rukhsana Begum, MD

Chandrakala Dadeboyina, MD

Pravash Kumar Dhakal, MD

Mahin Rehman, MD

Hometown: Horseheads, NY
Undergraduate School:
Cornell University
Medical School:
NYCOM
What drew me to Internal Medicine: The fact that I want to do cardiology!
What do I like to do in my free time: Sleeping and dreaming of code-free life :) but I play guitar, love horology, play video games and exercising.

Kriti Suwal, MD

Litty Thomas, MD

PGY II

Mariam Avetisova, MD

Hometown: Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia
Undergraduate School:
David Tvildidani Medical University
Medical School:
Aieti Medical School
What drew me to Internal Medicine: I chose Internal Medicine as a field because it gives me the opportunity to provide comprehensive care to many different patient with wide range of diseases.
What do I like to do in my free time: Spending time with my family.

Binita Dahal, MD

Hometown: Birendranagar Surkhet, Nepal
Undergraduate School:
Kathmandu Model College
Medical School:
Nepal Medical College
What drew me to Internal Medicine:Internal Medicine was always my first choice as a specialty. The thought process involved in making differential diagnosis, the variety of the patient population and work environment settings on the ICU, floor, outpatient clinic and integrated patient physician
relationship drew me to IM.
What do I like to do in my free time: Shopping, listening to music, cooking, reading non fiction books and I love to go out with my family and friends.

Osama Ismail, MD

Hometown: Bonifay, FL
Undergraduate School:
University of Florida
Medical School:
Windsor University School of Medicine, Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis
What drew me to Internal Medicine: What drew me to Internal Medicine was the variety of cases and how it provides a life long experience of challenging clinical medicine. Another big consideration was the opportunity to experience different specialties and pursue a fellowship.
What do I like to do in my free time: I enjoy spending times outdoors and traveling to different destinations. My favorite way to relax is to spend time with family and friends.

Salman Khan, MD

Hometown: New York, NY
Undergraduate School:
City College of New York
Medical School:
American University of Antigua College of Medicine
What drew me to Internal Medicine: I was not good at Organic Chemistry and it seems like Internal Medicine is the farthest thing from it. But seriously, Internal Medicine has the coolest sub specialties that really challenge you to think.
What do I like to do in my free time: In my free time, I can be found dodging responsibilities. Plus I am a coffee enthusiast.

Vrushali Pachpande, MD

Hometown: Thane, India
Graduate School:
University of Houston
Medical School:
Rajiv Gandhi Medical College, Thane, India
What drew me to Internal Medicine: A real opportunity to develop meaningful doctor-patient relationships that is offered by Internal Medicine along with the numerous fellowship options that are available attracted me towards this specialty.
What do I like to do in my free time: Spending time with my family, listening to music.

Jasleena Peliya, MD

Hometown: Jammu, India
Undergraduate School:
Government Medical College, Jammu, India
Medical School:
Government Medical College, Jammu, India
What drew me to Internal Medicine: The wide array of patients and medical conditions and the ability to interact with them in both inpatient and outpatient setting made me choose Internal Medicine.
What do I like to do in my free time: Catching up on sleep, cooking and exploring new places.

Arqam Salam, MD

Hometown: Lahore, Pakistan
Undergraduate School:
Beaconhouse School System
Medical School:
Nishtar Medical College and Hospital, Multan, Pakistan
What drew me to Internal Medicine: I wanted to train in Internal Medicine because of the high quality training, comprehensive clinical as well as research exposure, and an adequate balance between work and life outside of the hospital.
What do I like to do in my free time: My hobbies include going to the gym, PS4, playing the guitar and cricket, and sleeping.

Harshil Shah, MD

Hometown: Godhra, Gujarat, India
Medical School: Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China
What drew me to Internal Medicine: Internal medicine always fascinated me as I can diagnose and treat difficult symptoms that don’t have an easy explanation. It was also the ability of dealing with these sorts of issues that I found compelling. Moreover, required rotations through the medical subspecialties helps to bolster my knowledge about rarer diseases and complications I may confront, and improve my facility with physical-exam and history-taking skills in specialist areas.
What do I like to do in my free time: I enjoy socializing with my friends and colleagues, traveling, watching movies, listening to music and reading books.

Abhinay Theli, MD

Hometown: Hyderabad, India
Undergraduate School:
S.V.S Medical College, India
Medical School:
S.V.S Medical College, India
What drew me to Internal Medicine: I chose Internal Medicine because I get to treat patients with complicated multi-system disease processes, helping me mature in dealing with the basic and complicated medical issues while I clear my path towards fellowship in the future.
What do I like to do in my free time: Going out on long drives, playing football and Ping pong, binge watching movies and TV series and cooking and baking. The rest of the time, I have music playing in the background.

PGY III

Muhammad Asif, MD

Hometown: Karachi, Pakistan
Undergraduate School:
Adamjee Govt Science College
Medical School:
DOW Medical College
What drew me to Internal Medicine: The reason I chose Internal Medicine was the experience of developing effective and longitudinal relationships with patients.
What do I like to do in my free time: Spending time with my family, listening to Indian music and going fishing in summer.

Amirtha Dileepan, MD

Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine, Memphis, Tenn.

Subash Ghimire, MD

Hometown: Bharatpur, Nepal
Undergraduate School:
B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
Medical School:
B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
What drew me to Internal Medicine: I enjoyed my Internal Medicine rotation while I was in medical school. I always felt Internal Medicine has the right blend of clinical knowledge, practice and teamwork which I value the most. I enjoyed interacting with the patients, understanding their concern and helping them in the best way I can. I always loved the continuity of care.
What do I like to do in my free time: I enjoy traveling. In my free time, I explore new places. I play tennis whenever the weather permits.

Fahad Nasir, MD

Hometown: Lahore, Pakistan
Undergraduate School:
FC College, Lahore
Medical School:
King Edward Medical School, Lahore
What drew me to Internal Medicine: For me, it was the passion to serve humanity.
What do I like to do in my free time: I like watching and playing sports.

Hammad Rahman, MD

Hometown: Pakistan
Undergraduate School:
GCU, Pakistan
Medical School:
Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore
What drew me to Internal Medicine: Opportunities to diagnose and manage diverse and complex patients, to enhance clinical knowledge, skills and building physician-patient relationship. Internal Medicine is a gateway to do fellowships in highly specialized fields.
What do I like to do in my free time: Exploring new places, cricket, sports, TV and movies.

Muhammad Raza, MD

Hometown: Punjab, Pkaistan
Undergraduate School:
Faran College, Jhang, Punjab, Pakistan
Medical School:
Nishtar Medical College Multan, Punjab, Pakistan
What drew me to Internal Medicine: My decision to enter Internal Medicine was based on the experiences, diversity and opportunities it provides. The second distinct reason that fascinated me was the diagnosis and treatment of difficult symptoms that don’t have an easy explanation.
What do I like to do in my free time: In my free time, I like to watch Netflix (particularly thriller movies) and watching and playing cricket. Sometimes I go out for skiing if it's a beautiful day. I am always up to try new restaurants. Of course, you don't have a whole lot of time during residency.

Asish Regmi, MD

Hometown: Kathmandu, Nepal
Undergraduate School:
Kathmandu Medical College
Medical School:
Kathmandu Medical College
What drew me to Internal Medicine: I had always been attracted to medical profession since childhood and with time it grew further so I joined medical school. In medical school, we were exposed to different specialties but the one that caught my eye was Internal Medicine. The bulk of the patient population was in Internal Medicine and there were variety of disease processes to learn from. By choosing Internal Medicine I was able to serve as many as patients as possible and also be exposed to variety of disease processes.
What do I like to do in my free time: I love traveling. Whenever I have free time, I like to travel. The pther thing I like most is watching movies, it helps me to relax. When I have less free time, then music does the trick.

Suman Sharma, MD

Hometown: Kathmandu, Nepal
Undergraduate School:
B.P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
Medical School:
B.P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
What drew me to Internal Medicine: I always wanted to practice core medicine which drew me into Internal Medicine
What do I like to do in my free time: Watching movies, going on long drives, photography and how can I miss good old sleep after good meal on a beautiful weekend evening!

Tsu Jung Yang, MD

Hometown: Yangon, Myanmar
Undergraduate School:
BEHS(1)Latha
Medical School:
University of Medicine 1 Yangon
What drew me to Internal Medicine: Internal Medicine fascinated me with complex medical situations and critical thinking years ago. As a resident now, the satisfaction that I perceive by direct patient care has become the major force that keeps me moving forward.
What do I like to do in my free time: In my free time, I like to go hiking, listen to my favorite music, or hang out with my co-residents. Even having a cup of coffee by the beautiful lake gives me a lot of enjoyment.