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PGY-4

Anna Land, M.D.

Chief Resident

Anna Land, MD

Hometown / Rochester, New York

Medical School / University of Louisville

Undergraduate School / University of Notre Dame

Interests In Dermatology / Medical Dermatology

Hobbies / Yoga, Hiking, Spending Time with Family and Friends

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester / Cobbs Hill, The Strong National Museum of Play, Park Avenue, Breathe Yoga, Wegmans

Christopher Richardson, M.D./Ph.D.

Chief Resident

Christopher Richardson, MD/PhD

Hometown / Rolla, Missouri

Medical School / University of Rochester

Undergraduate School / Brigham Young University

Interests In Dermatology / Autoimmune Disease, Basic Research

Hobbies / Spending Time With My Beautiful Wife and Five Wonderful Children, Sports, Games, Reading, Cooking

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester / Rochester Red Wings Baseball, Sticky Lips BBQ, The Strong National Museum of Play, City and State Parks

Kristopher Denby, M.D.

Kristopher Denby, M.D.

Hometown / Wilbraham, Massachusetts

Medical School / University of Rochester

Undergraduate School / Bowdoin College

Interests In Dermatology / Clinical Research, Atopic Dermatitis, Medical Dermatology

Hobbies / Cooking (Especially Ice Cream Making), Hiking, Kayaking, Spending Time with My Family, Gaming

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester / Hiking at Letchworth State Park and Mendon Ponds Park, Trips to Niagara Falls

Swapna Reddy, M.D.

Swapna Reddy, MDHometown / Albany, New York

Medical School / Albany Medical College

Undergraduate School / Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Interests In Dermatology / Medical Dermatology

Hobbies / Traveling, Hiking, Swimming, Tennis, Spending Time with Friends and Family

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester / Kayaking, Hiking, Hanging Out With Friends

PGY-3

Daniel Bryan, M.D.

Daniel Bryan, MDHometown / Manlius, New York

Medical School / Upstate Medical University

Undergraduate School / Binghamton University

Interests In Dermatology / Medical Dermatology, Procedural Dermatology, Cutaneous Oncology

Hobbies / Traveling, Photography/Videography, Recording and Producing Music, Singing at Church, Running and Working Out

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester / Running Through Highland Park and the Genesee Riverway Trail, Exploring Parks and Beaches with Family and Friends

Danso Ako-Adjei, M.D./Ph.D.

Danso Ako-Adjei, MD/PhDHometown / Accra, Ghana and Brooklyn, New York

Medical School / Upstate Medical University

Undergraduate School / Carleton University

Interests In Dermatology / Medical Dermatology, Clinical Research, Ethnic Skin

Hobbies / Reading, Biking, Working Out

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester / Biking with My Wife and Kids

Diana Stephens, M.D.

Diana Stephens, MDHometown / Trumansburg, New York

Medical School / Drexel University

Undergraduate School / The State University of New York at Geneseo

Interests In Dermatology / Medical Dermatology

Hobbies / Playing with My Toddler, Wearing Leggings, Watching the Price Is Right

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester / Watching the Geneseo Ice Knights

Jason Mathis, M.D.

Jason Mathis, MDHometown / Vernal, Utah

Medical School / Ohio State University

Undergraduate School / Brigham Young University

Interests In Dermatology / Medical Dermatology, Cutaneous Oncology, Bullous Disorders, Psoriasis, Arthropods/Infestations, Laser and Light-Based Therapies

Hobbies / Fishing and Camping, Reading, Snowboarding, Playing Games with Friends and Family

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester / Exploring Nearby Natural Parks, Making Campfires and Cooking Outdoors, Eating at Local Restaurants, and Generally Re-Discovering the Excitement of Life with My Toddler

William Sipprell, M.D.

William Sipprell, MDHometown / Hamburg, New York

Medical School / University at Buffalo

Undergraduate School / University of Rochester

Interests In Dermatology / Procedural Dermatology, Cutaneous Oncology

Hobbies / Traveling, Photography/Videography, Soccer, Surfing, Design, The Great Outdoors

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester / Relaxing at Some of the Great Local Coffee Shops, Restaurants, and Bars with My New Wife and Friends, Going to the Beach and the Canal in the Summer

PGY-2

Julia Hobson, M.D.

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

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

Hobbies / Traveling & Capturing “Kodak” Moments with My Camera, Watching HGTV & Redesigning the Interior of My Home, Occasionally breaking out into a Bollywood Dance

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester / Socializing & Cooking with My Friends, Watching Sunsets at Marge’s Lakeside Inn, Drinking Coffee at Local Cafes

Skylar Travis, M.D.

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

Clinical Research Fellow

James Prezzano, M.D.

James Prezzano, MDHometown / Rochester, New York

Medical School / Upstate Medical University

Undergraduate School / University of Florida

Interests In Dermatology / Clinical Research, Atopic Dermatitis, Medical Dermatology

Hobbies / Buffalo Bills Football Games, Swimming, Reading, Listening to Educational Podcasts

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester / The Erie Canal, Mendon Ponds Park, Pittsford Dairy Ice Cream, Attending the Summer Festivals, Visiting the Nearby Finger Lakes