Fourth Year Residents (Class of 2021)

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NEEL BEKAL, M.D.

Undergraduate: Kent State University

 

Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University

 

Internship: Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, OH

 

Fellowship Placement: VIR, University of New Mexico

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Nazanin dadfar, M.D.

Undergraduate: Arak University of Medical Sciences

 

Medical School: Arak University of Medical Sciences

 

Internship: Weill Cornell Medical College, Lincoln Medical Center, Bronx, NY

 

Fellowship Placement: Neuroradiology, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

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Corey Garvin, M.D.

  • Chief Resident

Undergraduate: University of South Florida

 

Medical School: Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida

 

Internship: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

 

Fellowship Placement: VIR, Geisinger Health

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Brett Hausauer, M.D.

Undergraduate: University of Notre Dame

 

Medical School: Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine

 

Internship: Loyola University Health System, Chicago, IL

 

Fellowship Placement: Body Imaging, University of North Carolina

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Max Mam, M.D.

Undergraduate: Vanderbilt University

 

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

 

Internship: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

 

Fellowship Placement: Musculoskeletal Radiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham

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BHAVI PATEL, M.D.

Undergraduate: University of Georgia

 

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

 

Internship: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

 

Fellowship Placement: Neuroradiology, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

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D. LANCE SMALLWOOD, D.O.

Undergraduate: North Georgia College & State University

 

Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Georgia Campus

 

Internship: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

 

Fellowship Placement: Musculoskeletal Radiology, Wake Forest University


Third Year Residents (Class of 2022)

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Muaz A. IbrahiM, M.D.

Undergraduate: Georgia Southern University

 

Graduate: University of Georgia

 

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

 

Internship: Memorial Health University Medical Center, Savannah, GA

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GregORy KRAMER, M.D.

Undergraduate: College of Charleston

 

Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina

 

Internship: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

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XIU LIN MCkENZIE, M.D.

Undergraduate: University of Georgia

 

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

 

Internship: Memorial Health University Medical Center, Savannah, GA

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TAYEB RAHIM, M.D.

Undergraduate: Emory University

 

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

 

Internship: Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC

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NATE SPENCER, D.O.

Undergraduate: Longwood University

 

Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Virginia Campus

 

Internship: Trident Medical Center/Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

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Josh Teich, M.D.

Undergraduate: Drexel University

 

Graduate: Boston University

 

Medical School: Boston University

 

Internship: Dwight D. Eisenhower Medical Center, Fort Gordon, GA

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STEVEN YI, D.O.

Undergraduate: University of Georgia

 

Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Georgia Campus

 

Internship: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University 


Second Year Residents (Class of 2023)

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Sherwin Chiu, M.D.

Undergraduate: Texas A&M University

 

Medical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham

 

Internship: WellStar Kennestone Hospital, Marietta, GA

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blaine fontenot, m.d.

Undergraduate: Louisiana State University

 

Medical School: Louisiana State University, New Orleans

 

Internship: Louisiana State University, New Orleans

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john morris, d.o.

Undergraduate: University of Michigan

 

Medical School: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

Internship: Henry Ford Allegiance Health, Jackson, MI

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ahmad mubarak, M.D.

Undergraduate: Hashemite University

 

Medical School: Hashemite University

 

Internship: Worcester Medical Center, Worcester, MA

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brandon T. pagan Toro, M.D.

Undergraduate: Universidad del Sagrado Corazon

 

Medical School: University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine

 

Internship: University of Puerto Rico, San Juan

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StePHEN R. schaffner, d.o.

Undergraduate: University of Colorado

 

Medical School: Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

Internship: Brandon Regional Hospital, Brandon, FL


First Year Residents (Class of 2024)

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Kate elmore, m.d.

Undergraduate: University of Georgia

 

Medical School: Mercer University School of Medicine

 

Internship: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University 

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Ryan hirst, D.O.

Undergraduate: Pennsylvania State University

 

Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

Internship: Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, PA

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kevin shahbazian, D.O.

Undergraduate: University of Central Florida

 

Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

Internship: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University 

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stephanie stryker, D.O.

Undergraduate: George Mason University

 

Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Virginia Campus

 

Internship: Prisma Health/University of South Carolina, Greenville, SC

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Benjamin williams, m.D.

Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University

 

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University 

 

Internship: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University 


INCOMING FIRST YEAR RESIDENTS (CLASS OF 2025)

 

Nuclear/PET Fellow

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Freyli Bustamante, M.D.

Medical School: Universidad Carabobo

 

Residency: Hospital Miguel Peres Carreño

 

Fellowship Training: Nuclear Medicine (2018), Neuroradiology (2019), Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

 

NeuroRadiology FELLOW

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ELSIO NEGRON-RUBIO, M.D.

Undergraduate: Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Puerto Rico 

 

Medical School: Ponce School of Medicine

 

Internship: St. Lukes Episcopal Hospital, Ponce, Puerto Rico

 

Residency: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

 

Fellowship Training:  VIR (2019), Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University