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PGY-4

Julia Hobson, M.D.

Chief Resident

Julia Hobson, MDHometown / Middlesex, Vermont

Medical School / University of Vermont

Undergraduate School / University of Vermont

Interests In Dermatology / Medical Dermatology

Hobbies / Hiking, Skiing, Golfing (poorly), Kayaking/Canoeing, Cooking

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester / Going to Beaches and Parks with My Puppy, The Public Market, and Trying Craft Beers

Skylar Travis, M.D.

Chief Resident

Skylar Travis, MDHometown / Salt Lake City, Utah

Medical School / Cornell University

Undergraduate School / Cornell University

Interests In Dermatology / Medical Dermatology

Hobbies / Hiking, Camping, Traveling, Skiing

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester / Rock Climbing at the Red Barn Climbing Gym, The Farmers’ Market, Movies at the Little Theatre

Michele Schleich, M.D.

Michele Schleich, MDHometown / Hanover, Pennsylvania

Medical School / Pennsylvania State University

Undergraduate School / Messiah College

Interests In Dermatology / Medical Dermatology

Hobbies / CrossFit, Scrap Booking, Building Furniture

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester / Going to Parks with My Dog, Enjoying All the Restaurants, Visiting Antique and Salvage Shops

Pooja Shah, M.D.

Pooja Shah, MDHometown / Gujarat, India

Medical School / University of Rochester

Undergraduate School / Hunter/Macaulay Honors College

Interests In Dermatology / Medical Dermatology, Hair Disorders, Integrative Dermatology 

Hobbies / Traveling, Close-up Photography, Vegetarian cooking, HGTV & Interior Decor, Dancing in groups (especially to Bollywood or Latin music) 

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester / Socializing with Friends and Family, Watching Sunsets at Marge’s Lakeside Inn, Reading Bolognia While Sipping on Coffee at Local Cafés

PGY-3

David Brodell, M.D.

David Brodell, M.D.Hometown / Warren, Ohio

Medical School / University of Rochester

Undergraduate School / Washington University in St. Louis

Interests In Dermatology / Medical Dermatology, Dermatopathology, Cutaneous Oncology, Data-Driven Research

Hobbies / Spending Time with Family and Friends, Chasing My Toddler Around the House, Running, Frisbee, Cross-Country Skiing, Movies, and Enjoying Ice Cream

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester / Summer Festivals, Local Restaurants, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester Parks

Jonathan Soh, M.D.

Jonathan SohHometown / Buffalo, New York

Medical School / University of Rochester 

Undergraduate School / Cornell University

Interests In Dermatology / Medical Dermatology, Dermatopathology, Cutaneous Oncology

Hobbies / Bikes, Hikes, Golf, and Dance

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester / Commuting By Bike, Spending Time with Family and Friends, Wegmans 

Ritesh Agnihothri, M.D.

Ritesh Agnihothri, M.D.Hometown / Binghamton, NY

Medical School / George Washington University

Undergraduate School / University of Rochester

Interests In Dermatology / Medical Dermatology, Atopic Dermatitis, Cutaneous Oncology

Hobbies / Photography, Playing the Violin, Traveling, Visiting National Parks

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester: Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Concerts, Exploring Local Coffee Shops​

PGY-2

Elizabeth Cusick, M.D.

Elizabeth Cusick, M.D.Hometown / Staten Island, NY

Medical School / SUNY Stony Brook

Undergraduate School / Brooklyn College

Interests In Dermatology / medical dermatology, integrative dermatology

Hobbies / painting watercolors, hiking, cooking with friends and family, gardening, running, square dancing, storm tracking 

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester / exploring the beautiful parks and lakes with my puppy Blue, buying fresh milk from Pittsford Dairy, enjoying all of the fresh produce at local farmers markets, and smelling lilacs

Gina Kuehn, M.D.

Gina Kuehn, M.D.Hometown / Mentor, OH

Medical School / Ohio State University College of Medicine

Undergraduate School / Case Western Reserve University

Interests In Dermatology / Pediatric dermatology, Rheum-derm, Cutaneous malignancies

Hobbies / Playing with my adorable puppy, Cooking and Baking, Yoga, Patiently waiting for the next Game of Thrones book to come out 

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester / ​Exploring nearby parks with my puppy and husband, Hanging out with friends, Trying new foods & restaurants, and of course going to Wegman's

James Prezzano, M.D.

James Prezzano, MDHometown / Rochester, New York

Medical School / SUNY Upstate Medical University

Undergraduate School / University of Florida

Interests In Dermatology / Medical Dermatology, Cutaneous Oncology

Hobbies / Traveling, pending time with friends and family, squash, skiing, and watching football

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester / Eating at the local restaurants, Pittsford Dairy Ice Cream, Attending the Summer Festivals, and Visiting the Nearby Finger Lakes

Julia Stiegler, M.D.

Julia Stiegler, M.D.Hometown / Birmingham, Alabama 

Medical School / University of Alabama at Birmingham

Undergraduate School / Amherst College, MA

Interests In Dermatology / I like it all- general, surgical and cosmetic dermatology, so probably General Dermatology

Hobbies / Workout classes, running, vinyasa yoga, outdoor activities, exploring new recipes and restaurants, socializing, traveling abroad, art, Broadway, working with my hands, and interior design. 

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester / Jogging on Park Ave, all the summer festivals with friends, Ugly Duck coffee, Saturday farmers markets at Rochester Public Market, Rochester Philharmonic orchestra shows, Revelry for cocktails, the Waffle factory for (what else) waffles, Wegmans for snacks, Costco for samples, kickball for fun.

Zachary Skabelund, M.D.

Zachary Skabelund, M.D.Hometown / Santa Rosa, CA

Medical School / University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, NY

Undergraduate School / Brigham Young University in Provo, UT

Interests In Dermatology / ​Medical Dermatology

Hobbies / Hiking, camping, playing board games, doing jigsaw puzzles, going to parks, zoos, and museums with my wife and children

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester / ​Hiking and camping at nearby state parks, biking/walking the Eerie Canal, attending concerts, going to local festivals