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Recent Graduates

Our graduates have gone on to competitive fellowships and successful academic and private practices and have been recognized for their accomplishments on both a national and international scale. Unparalleled opportunities and resources make for the highest caliber of education for any student of anesthesia.

Class of 2016 Postgraduate Position
Ryan Anderson, M.D. Private Practice, Valley Anesthesia Consultants, Phoenix, AZ
Spencer Burk, M.D. Military, US Naval Hospital - Pensacola, FL
Shawn Dhesi, M.D. Private Practice, Anesthesia Service Medical Group, San Diego, CA
Mehran Ebadi-tehrani, M.D. Fellowship - Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Columbia University Medical Center, NY
Thomas Fugate, M.D. Private Practice, Highland Hospital, Rochester, NY
Alexander Hawson, M.D. Fellowship - Palliative, Cleveland Clinic(2016) & Critical Care Fellowship, UCSF(2017)
Kim Hoang, M.D. Fellowship - Pain Medicine, BIDMC
Scott Kagie, M.D. Private Practice, Billings Anesthesiology PC, Billings, MT
Sarah Kralovic, M.D. Fellowship - Pain Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center
Stephen Little, M.D. Private Practice, Schenectady Anesthesia Associates, Schenectady NY
Jacqueline Lozano, M.D. Private Practice, Anesthesia Group of Albany, PC, Albany, NY
Derek Mitchell, M.D. Fellowship - Pain Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center
Paul Nandra, M.D. Advanced Clinical Practice, University of Toronto
Yaser Rad, M.D. Private Practice, RGH - Anesthesia Associates of Rochester
Matthew Sabo, M.D. Fellowship - Cardiothoracic, University of Rochester Medical Center
Class of 2015 Postgraduate Position
Oluwafemi  Awolola, M.D. Private Practice, Laurel Anesthesia Associates, Johnstown, PA
Ari Balofsky, M.D. Fellowship - Critical Care, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Jennifer Chiem, M.D. Fellowship - Pediatric, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA
Cynthia Chinn, M.D. Private Practice, APEX, Arcadia, CA
Michael Davis, M.D. Fellowship - Pediatric, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH
Christopher DeAngelis, M.D. Private Practice, University of Vermont Health Network - CVPH Medical Center, Plattsburgh, NY
Kenessa Edwards, M.D. Fellowship - Pain, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
Christopher Galton, M.D. Fellowship - Critical Care, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
Shuyan Huang, M.D. Fellowship - Cardiothoracic and Critical Care, University of Florida at Gainesville, Gainesville, FL
Afzaal Iqbal, M.D. Fellowship - Pain, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
Michael Nayshtut, D.O. Fellowship - Pediatric Anesthesia, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC
Wade Otruba, M.D. Private Practice, Kingman Regional Medical Center, Kingman, AZ
Tegan Palma, M.D. Academic Practice, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Anthony Pereira, M.D. Private Practice, Abbot Anesthesiology PC, Buffalo, NY
Daniel Rothstein, M.D. Fellowship - Pain, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Jonathan Siskind, D.O. Private Practice, NJ
Olga Vornovitsky, M.D. Academic Practice, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Caroline Zawilski, M.D. Private Practice, Southern Anesthesia Associates, Tucson, AZ
Class of 2014 Postgraduate Position
Pamela Becks, M.D. Academic Practice, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Shira Black, D.O. Fellowship - Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Vaibhav Bora, M.B.B.S. Felowship - CCM University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Lewis Diamond, M.B.B.C.h Fellowship - Pediatric Anesthesia, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Robert Dionisio, M.D. Private Practice, Alameda, CA
Huayong Hu, M.D. Fellowship - Critical Care Medicine, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA
Cory Jurgensmeier, M.D. Private Practice, Phoenix, AZ
Marcin Karcz, M.D. Fellowship - Research (FAER), University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Intae Kim, M.D. Academic Practice, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Shane Lee, M.D. Private Practice, Damascus, OR
Falon Mouton, M.D. Fellowship - Pediatric Anesthesia, Beth Israel Deaconess, Boston, MA
Sean Neal, D.O. Private Practice, Winchester, VA
Melanie Pittard, D.O. Private Practice, Kalispell, MT
Joseph Poli, M.D. Fellowship - Pain, New York University, New York, NY
Yakov Reytblat, D.O. Fellowship - Pediatric Anesthesia, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Rupa Sekhar, M.D. Fellowship - Pediatric Anesthesia, DC Children's Hospital, Washington, DC
Tarun Subramanian, M.D. Fellowship - CT Anesthesia, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Arvid Yung, M.D. Fellowship - Pediatric Anesthesia, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH
Class of 2013 Postgraduate Position
Rachel Clopton, M.D. Fellowship, Pediatric Anesthesia, Children’s Hospital of Colorado, Aurora, CO
Christine Zanghi, M.D. Attending, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Daniel Chang, M.D. Fellowship, Pain Management, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Sefi Chen, M.D. Fellowship, Pediatric Anesthesia, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Louis DeGironemo, M.D. Fellowship, Pain Management, Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX
Meredith Goodwin, M.D. Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, UC Denver, Denver, CO
Matthew Grunert, M.D. Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
Troy Harrison, M.D. Attending, Geneva General Hospital, Geneva NY
Chanes Matriano-Lim, M.D. Private Practice, Summa Physicians Inc., Akron, OH
Laura McElroy, M.D. Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Jeremy McKay, M.D. Instructor of Anesthesiology, Upstate University Hospital, Syracuse, NY
Mark Stacy, D.O. Private Practice, Sierra Anesthesia, Reno, NV
Cody Mickelsen, M.D. Private Practice, Anesthesia Associates of Great Falls (Benefis Hospital), Great Falls, MT
Albert Yu, D.O. Private Practice, Baltimore, MD
Qi Zhang, M.D. Fellowship, Pain Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Anil Arekapudi, M.B., B.S. Fellowship, Ambulatory Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Christen Behzadi, M.D. Private Practice, Greater Houston Anesthesiology, Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Kendrick Lee, D.O. Fellowship, Pain Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Matthew Glass, M.D. Private Practice, Pinnacle Partners, Dallas, TX
Class of 2012 Postgraduate Position
Lori Antonitto, DO Attending, Linden Oaks Surgicenter, Rochester, NY
Matthew Bresler, MD Attending, Highland Hospital, Rochester, NY
William “Brad” Davis, MD Fellowship, Cardiac Anesthesia, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Luciana Curia, MD Fellowship, Pain Management, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Maksim Fedarau, MD Sr. Instructor, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Natan Fooks, MD Attending, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
Marjorie Gloff, MD Sr. Instructor, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Michael Kreymer, MD Attending, Private Practice, Dansville, NY
Jacqueline Njapa, MD Attending, Private Practice, New Hanover, NC
Jacob Smith, MD Attending, Cayuga Medical Center, Ithaca, NY
Brian Thomas, DO Attending, Highland Hospital, Rochester, NY
Jeff Xu, MD Attending, Private Practice, Newport News, VA
Branden Yee, MD Instructor, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Aaron Young, MD Attending, Legacy Health, Portland, OR
Class of 2011 Postgraduate Position
Frank Compolo, M.D. Critical Care Fellowship, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
Ian Condon, M.D. Bon Secours, Norfolk, VA
Amy Hoefnagel, M.D. Attending: University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
Christopher Hsieh, M.D. Attending: Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx, NY
Michael Huot, M.D. Private Practice, West River Anesthesiology Associates, Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapid City, SD
Laura Kaufman, M.D. Private Practice, Northside Cherokee Anesthesiology Consultants, Canton, GA
Melissa Kreso, M.D. Obstetrics Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
David Lyons, M.D. Attending: University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
Nina Nami, M.D. Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship at Riley Children's Hospital, Indianapolis, IN
Rafael Noriega, M.D. Private Practice, Valley Anesthesiology Consultants, Phoenix, AZ
Lisa Rhodes, M.D. Attending: University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
Konstantine Tzimas, M.D. Cardiothoracic Fellowship at Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Cassandre Victor-Vega, M.D. Perioperative Pain Fellowship, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
Class of 2010 Postgraduate Position
David Joseph, M.D. Critical Care Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
Dru Turk, M.D. Rochester General Hospital, Rochester, NY
Ryan Shelton, M.D. Attending: University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
Andy Schmitt, M.D. Billings Anesthesiology Group, Billings, MT
Sanjeev Ponappan, M.D. Cardiothoracic Fellowship, New York, NY
Jay DeYoung, M.D. Kaiser Hospital, San Diego, CA
Jodie Howell, M.D. Susquehanna Associates, Endicott, NY
Charles Honsinger, M.D. Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship, Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh. PA
Heather Yurka, D.O. Navy Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
Anthony Hans, M.D. Rochester General Hospital, Rochester, NY
Daniela Smith, M.D. Private Practice, Bethesda, MD
Ulf Hemprich, M.D. Kaiser Hospital, San Jose, CA
Selena Peters, M.D. Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship, Wisconsin Pediatric Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
Jeremy Kaplowitz, M.D. University of Maryland Medical Cetner, Baltimore, MD