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Our Residents

group shot of ENT residents, as of 2022


Kathryn Bradburn, M.D.

Kathryn Bradburn, M.D.Hometown: Williamston, SC

Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine

Undergraduate School: Wake Forest University

Interests in Otolaryngology: Pediatric Otolaryngology, Global Health, Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Hobbies: Playing Ultimate Frisbee, Going On Long Road Trips on the Back Roads, Gardening, Birding, and Long Distance Running

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester: Going to Summer Festivals (Jazzfest!), Exploring New Camping/Hiking Spots in the Adirondacks and Finger Lakes, Going on Day Trips to the Finger Lakes Wine Trails, and Trying New Breweries

Justin Cole, M.D.

Hometown: Cleveland, OHJustin Cole, MD

Medical School: New York Medical College

Undergraduate School: Ohio University

Interests in Otolaryngology: Comprehensive Otolaryngology, Thyroid Surgery

Hobbies: Philosophy, Foreign Languages/Linguistics, Golf, Home workouts, Traveling, Reading, Skiing, Hiking, Camping, Astronomy 

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester: Golfing, Java Cafe, Highland Park, Finger Lakes


Michael Castle, M.D.

Dr. CastleHometown: Albuquerque, NM

Medical School: University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Undergraduate School: Utah State University

Interests in Otolaryngology: Otology/Neurotology and facial reanimation, head and neck and reconstructive surgery, pediatric otolaryngology

Hobbies: Hockey, Cooking, Grilling, Weight lifting, Snowboarding, Golf, Outdoor activities and Water Sports

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester: Walking the Erie Canal with my wife, kid and dogs; Mendon Ponds, Ellison Park, Nosh, Lake Ontario, Finger Lakes and Watkins Glen


Catherine Loftus, M.D.

Dr. LoftusHometown: Westwood, MA

Medical School: New York Medical College

Undergraduate School: Boston College

Interests in Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, Otology, Laryngology

Hobbies: Softball, Volleyball, Hiking, Camping

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester: Going to the Rochester Public Market, Visiting the Seneca Park Zoo

Allison (Tian Yue) Song, M.D.

Dr. SongHometown: Queens, NY​

Medical School: New York Medical College

Undergraduate School: Boston University

Interests in Otolaryngology: Compre-
hensive Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

Hobbies: Cats, Rock Climbing, Crocheting, Bread Making, and Eating!

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester: Visiting the Rochester Public Market, Fishing by Lake Ontario and Irondequoit Bay, Going to K2 Brother's Brewery for Milkshake IPAs


Andrew Kelly, M.D.

Andrew Kelly, M.D.Hometown: South Orange, New Jersey

Medical School: University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Undergraduate School: New York University

Interests in Otolaryngology: Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery, Laryngology, Otology

Hobbies: Playing piano, fencing, seeing live music

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester: Getting acquainted with the food scene, meeting new people, Lilac Festival

Nicholas Zaccor, M.D., Ph.D.

Nicholas Zaccor, M.D., Ph.D.Hometown: Army Brat

Medical School: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Undergraduate School: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Interests in Otolaryngology: Head & Neck, Facial Plastics, Neurotology, Facial Nerve Regen/Reanimation/Neuroprosthetics

Hobbies: Finance and Investing, Travel, News Junkie, Guitar, Hiking, Snowboarding, Brewery and Vineyard Visits

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester: Biking along the Erie Canal and downtown river, K2 Brewery


Sai Nimmagadda, M.D. 

Sai Nimmagadda, MD

Hometown: Novi, Michigan

Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

Undergraduate School: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Interests in Otolaryngology: Rhinology, Head and Neck Surgery, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Laryngology

Hobbies: Hiking, Basketball, trying new restaurants, attending Red Wings/Bills games and all things related to Michigan/Detroit sports

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester: Summer festivals, Trying the diverse array of restaurants/breweries, Hiking, Visiting local parks, Rochester Red Wings and Amerks games. 

Lee Porterfield, M.D.

Lee Porterfield, MDHometown: Allegany, New York

Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

Undergraduate School: Chatham University

Interests in Otolaryngology: General, Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Hobbies: Ice Hockey, Art, Food

Why Rochester: The great surgical experience and the wonderful people!


Sarah Jeoung, MD                                      

Lee Porterfield, MDHometown: San Diego, CA              

Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry 

Undergraduate: California Institute of Technology                                 


Marshall Lewis, MD

Lee Porterfield, MD

Hometown: Durham, NC           

Medical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham Marnix E. Heersink School of Medicine

Undergraduate: Morehouse College         




John Wilson, M.D., M.S.

John Wilson, M.D., M.S.Hometown: Rochester, NY

Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

Undergraduate School: University of Rochester

Interests in Otolaryngology: Otology/
Neurotology, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Facial Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery

Hobbies: Piano, Biking, Gardening, Spending time with my wife

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester: Café Sasso, Finger Lakes Breweries & Wineries, Pittsford Dairy Ice Cream, Letchworth State Park, Hattie’s










Ryan Patrick, M.D.

Ryan Patrick, MDHometown: Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Medical School: University of South Dakota, Sanford School of Medicine

Undergraduate School: Harvard College


Interests in Otolaryngology: Otology, Comprehensive Otolaryngology

Hobbies: Golf, Wildlife Photography, Biking

Why Rochester: My wife and I both felt Rochester's residency programs offered everything we were looking for in a training program, and more! The faculty, fellow residents, and community have made us feel welcome and supported as we start our careers. We could not be happier to call ourselves New Yorkers! 











Emma D. Ryan, MD

Lee Porterfield, MD

Hometown: Boise, ID           

Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine

Undergraduate: Amherst College