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MEDICINE-PEDIATRICS PROGRAM


PGY-4 Med Peds

Dr. Carhartt
Wylie Carhartt, MD, MBA
Med School:

East Carolina University
Undergraduate:
Duke University
Hometown:
Durham, NC
Career Interest:
Med-Peds Hospitalist
For Fun:
Hiking, photography, camping, trying new restaurants, going to concerts
Dr. Dhingra
Neha Dhingra, MD
Med School:
University of Missouri-Kansas City
Undergraduate:
University of Missouri - Kansas City
Hometown:
Evansville, IN
Career Interest:
Pediatric Nephrology & transitions to adult care
For Fun:
Yoga, checking out new restaurants in Phoenix
Dr. Durnbaugh
Sarah Essary, MD
Med School:
Indiana University
Undergraduate:
Davidson College – Davidson, NC
Hometown:
Decatur, IN
Career Interest:
Med/peds hospitalist
For Fun:
Spending time with my cute kiddo, hiking, eating my husband's delicious cooking

Dr. Liao
Jessica Liao, MD
Med School:
Michigan State University
Undergraduate:
UCLA
Hometown:
Torrance, California
Career Interest:
Med-Peds Hospitalist
For Fun:
Trying new restaurants, hiking, hanging out with my family

Dr. Petein
Nathalie Petein, MD
Med School:
University of Arizona-Phoenix
Undergraduate:
University of Southern California
Hometown:
Glendale, AZ
Career Interest:
Palliative care
For Fun:
Playing with my baby, Crossfit with my husband, traveling, watching TV
Dr. Peterson
Erica Peterson, MD
Med School:
University of Nebraska
Undergraduate:
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Hometown:
Gothenburg, NE
Career Interest:
Med-Peds Hospitalist, public health, infectious disease
For Fun:
I like to hike & bike in the warm Arizona sun, relax with hot yoga, enjoy sushi happy hours, and watch Husker football with my husband. Go Big Red!


PGY-3 Med Peds

Tyson Lahti, D.O.
Tyson Lahti, DO
Med School:
AZCOM-Midwestern
Undergraduate:
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Hometown:
Random Lake, Wisconsin
Career Interest:
Outpatient Med-Peds practice
For Fun:
Spending time with family, camping, cycling
Robert Martinez, MD
Robert Martinez, MD
Med School:
University of Southern California
Undergraduate: University of
California-Riverside
Hometown:
La Puente, CA
Career Interest:
Hem/Onc: adult or Adolescent/Young Adult Care
For Fun: 
Swing dancing at the Duce Tuesday Night and Salsa Dancing at Dave and Busters Sunday night
Sarika Savajiyani, D.O.
Sarika Savajiyani, DO
Med School:
AZCOM-Midwestern
Undergraduate:
University of Arizona
Hometown:
Phoenix, AZ
Career Interest:
Adult Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine or Palliative Care
For Fun:
I love pretending to be a photographer! My friends and family are usually my unfortunate subjects. I also love to get outside on a hike, do pure barre, and travel on free weekends.


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Andrew Williams, MD
Med School:
University of Arizona-Phoenix
Undergraduate:
Arizona State University, home of the Sun Devils!
Hometown:
Chandler, AZ
Career Interest:
Peds Nephrology, Adult Cardiology and Hospitalist Medicine
For Fun:
I like to spend time with my parents, sister and friends from church. I also like to run, hike, rock-climb and watch Arizona State Football games. Go Sun Devils!


Sean Young, MD
Sean Young, MD
Med School:
University of Minnesota
Undergraduate:
University of Utah
Hometown:
Salt Lake City, Utah
Career Interest:
Primary Care, Hospitalist medicine, Cardiology, Teaching
For Fun:
Mountain biking, road cycling, rock climbing, Eurovan road trips, surfing, solar panel projects, camping, backpacking, telemark skiing, swimming, trail running, suspension training. Responsibly enjoying microbrews.



PGY - 2 Med Peds

Kelly Aarsvold Elizabeth Bay Melony Chakrabarty
Kelly Aarsvold, MD
Med School:
University of Minnesota
Undergraduate:
Viterbo University, LaCrosse, WI
Hometown:
Rochester, MN
Career Interest:
Critical Care or Med-Peds Hospitalist
For Fun:
Hike, spend time with my son and husband, beer brewing
Elizabeth Bay, MD
Med School:
University of Nebraska
Undergraduate:
Chadron State College
Hometown:
Sutherland, NE
Career Interest:
Med-Peds Hospitalist
For Fun:
Attending concerts, camping, road trips to explore new places, beer brewing

 

Melony Chakrabarty, MD
Med School:
University of Missouri-Kansas City
Undergraduate: University of Missouri-Kansas City
Hometown: Indianapolis, IN
Career Interest: Global Public Health and academic hospitalist
For Fun:
I love to cook and judge myself by "Chopped" standards. I also ove exploring the Phoenix neighborhoods for restaurants, hiking or finding those perfect spots for photography/drawing

Itoro Edet Philip LeSeuer Nora Odisho
Itoro Edet, MD
Med School:
Medical College of Georgia
Undergraduate:
University of Georgia
Hometown:
Decatur, GA
Career Interest:
Med-Peds Hospitalist vs Clinic, possibly academic setting
For Fun:
Eating, hiking, movies, Sons of Anarchy, i.e. Charlie Hunnam
Philip LeSueur, MD
Med School:
University of Arizona-Phoenix
Undergraduate:
University of Arizona, Tucson
Hometown:
St. David, AZ
Career Interest:
Outpatient primary care for adults and peds in rural community
For Fun:
Basketball, family time, coaching kids' sports teams, Church assignments

 

Nora Odisho, DO
Med School:
University of North Texas Osteopathic
Undergraduate:
The University of Texas at Austin
Hometown:
Midland, TX
Career Interest:
Med-Peds Hospitalist or Med-Peds Primary Care
For Fun:
Hanging out with my fellow residents at brunch, college football, reading (for fun!), and spending winter time in Phoenix OUTSIDE

 


PGY-1 Med Peds

Jennifer Fleishman Bethany Gottesman Nathaniel Hayward
Jennifer Fleishman, DO
Med School:
Western University College of Medicine
Undergraduate:
Clark University, Worcester, MA
Hometown:
Jefferson Township, NJ
Career Interest:
General internal medicine and pediatrics, hematology and oncology, and obesity and nutrition medicine.
For Fun:
I like to workout, hike, hang out with my family, watch football, and try new restaurants
Bethany Gottesman, MD
Med School:
Ohio State University
Undergraduate:
Northwestern University
Hometown:
Columbus, OH
Career Interest:
Pediatric endocrinology
For Fun:
Snowboarding, Netflix, traveling, thinking about but not following through on exercising, getting fro-yo
Nathanial Hayward, MD
Med School:
University of Missouri-Kansas City
Undergraduate:
University of Missouri-Kansas City
Hometown:
St. Louis, MO
Career Interest:
Med-Peds Rheumatology
For Fun:
Shooting pool, playing sports, watching movies, writing and spoken word
Amanda Kuch Alex Luer Jerry Nwobodo
Amanda Kuch, MD
Med School:
University of Minnesota
Undergraduate:
Johns Hopkins University
Hometown:
Cologne, MN
Career Interest:
Med-Peds Hospitalist with a special interest in serving underserved and homeless individuals and families
For Fun:
Training my mischievous black lab and Husky, baking and eating desserts, golfing, exploring Arizona with my husband and family
Alexander Luer, MD
Med School:
Loyola University
Undergraduate:
Boston College
Hometown:
New Orleans, LA
Career Interest:
Primary Care, global health, or pediatric endocrinology
For Fun:
Hiking, backpacking, piano, soccer, cooking, and eating
Jerry Nwobodo, MD
Med School:
University of Illinois
Undergraduate:
Iowa State University
Hometown:
Enugu, Nigeria by way of Chicago, IL
Career Interest:
Primary Care and Global Health
For Fun:
Reading/studying history, learning about new cultures, music/ disc jockeying, learning new languages, trekking, discovering new spices, new ways of cooking, exploring ethnic groceries, scripture reading/contemplative prayer

 

 

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