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Recent Graduates

Our fellows have been equipped with the training to pursue the career path of their choice. Our fellows have been successful in pursuing careers in academic (clinical or research) and private practice; or advancing their education in subsequent fellowships including transplant Infectious Disease or Critical Care Medicine.

2022 Graduates


Rodolfo Alpizar-Rivas MD

Rodolfo Alpizar-Rivas, MD

Critical Care Fellow,
University of Rochester

Michael Croix, MD

Michael Croix, MD

Transplant ID,
University of Rochester

Patricia Ximena Escaler, MD

Patricia Escaler, MD

 ID Attending Physician, Maine General Medical Center;
Augusta, ME


Karen Carvajal Vasquez, MD

Karen Carvajal Vasquez

 Primary Care, Coney Island Hospital, Brooklyn, NY

Rupinder Mangat, MD

Rupinder Mangat

Toronto, Canada


  • Hussain Al-Robeh, MBBS - ID Faculty, Saudi Arabia
  • Sana Attar, MD - ID Private Practice, Richmond, VA
  • Jeffrey Ho, MB, ChB - Toronto, Canada


  • Nina Akbar, MD - Research Fellow, University of Oregon Health and Sciences, Portland, OR
  • Alok Gupta, MD - ID Faculty, URMC, Rochester, NY
  • Moumita Sarker, MD - ID Faculty, EVMS, Norfolk, VA


  • Jacob Scutaru, MD - ID Staff, Trillium Health, Rochester, NY
  • Brenda Tesini, MD - ID Faculty, URMC, Rochester, NY
  • Catherine (Karen) Zanoria, MD - Transplant ID Faculty, URMC, Rochester, NY


  • Eric Heintz, MD - ID Faculty, URMC, Rochester, NY
  • Mohamed Azhar Gangat, MD - ID Staff, Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, ME


  • Nana Aburjania, MD - ID Faculty, Thomas Jefferson, Philadelphia, PA
  • Jennifer Madeo, MD - ID Private Practice, Magnolia Regional Health, Corinth, MS
  • Neil Mendoza, MD - Transplant ID Faculty, Creighton University Medical Center Omaha, NE