Department of Pediatrics - Hematology/Oncology Fellowship

Our Fellows

Current Fellows 

Sana Usmani MDSecond Year Fellow

Sana Usmani, D.O.

Sana earned her medical degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine of NY Institute of Technology in Old Westbury, New York, before entering pediatric residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. She speaks both Urdu and Hindi fluently. She enjoys reading, traveling, spending time with family and friends, and watching movies.

Arshia MadniFirst Year Fellow

Arshia Madni, M.D.

Arshia completed her medical degree at American University of Antigua College of Medicine, and went on to the Marshfield Clinic in Wisconsin for her pediatric residency. She enjoys reading, cooking and learning about new cultures through travel. One of her passions has been volunteering, and Arshia has a breadth of experience dedicating her time to help others.

Recent Graduates

Laila Mahmood MD

Laila Mahmood, M.D., M.P.H.

Fellow, Capital Caring Palliative and Hospice Medicine Fellowship
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC

Razia Akhtar MDRazia Akhtar, M.D.

Razia Akhtar, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

BredlauAmy-Lee Bredlau, M.D., M.S.-C.L.I.

Assistant Professor of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Director, Pediatric Brain Tumor Program
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

NormanShannon Norman, M.D.

Attending Physician, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Providence Alaska Medical Center, Anchorage, AK

WiedlChristina Wiedl, D.O.

Assistant Professor of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Past Graduates

  • Shalu Narang, M.D.
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (Newark, NJ)
  • Brenda J. Wittman, M.D.
    Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
    University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
  • Lauren B. Bruckner, M.D., Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
    University of Rochester Medical Center (Rochester, NY)
    Lauren B. Bruckner, M.D., Ph.D.
  • John Horan, M.D., M.P.H.
    Associate Professor, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
    Emory University School of Medicine (Atlanta, GA)
  • Judeth McGann, M.D.
    Private Practice
    Woodland Healthcare (Woodland, CA)
  • David N. Korones, M.D.
    Professor, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
    University of Rochester Medical Center (Rochester, NY)
    David Korones, M.D.
  • Allen Eskenazi, M.D.
    Private Practice
    Physicians to Children, Inc. (Roanoke, VA)
  • James Palis, M.D.
    Professor, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
    University of Rochester Medical Center (Rochester, NY)
    James Palis, M.D.
  • Barbara L. Asselin, M.D.
    Professor, Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine
    University of Rochester Medical Center (Rochester, NY)
    Barbara L. Asselin, M.D.
  • Reggie Duerst, M.D.
    Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation
    Northwestern University Medical School (Chicago, IL)