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Edward LamEdward Lam, M.D. (PGY4)

  • Medical School:  University of Rochester School of Medicine
  • PM&R interest: Interventional Spine, MSK/Ultrasound
  • Favorite Spot: Genesee river trail, Canton house, Grappa, COSTCO!
  • Personal Interests: Charcoal drawing, water color. Road biking and weight lifting when I have time!

Benjamin TracyBenjamin Tracy, M.D. (PGY4)

  • Medical School: University of New Mexico school of Medicine

Maria Vanushkina, M.D. (PGY4)Maria Vanushkina

  • Medical School: Albany Medical College
  • PMR Interests: Spine, MSK, patient centered outcomes
  • Favorite Spots around Rochester: Red Barn Climbing Gym, Mendon Ponds, Village Bakery (that stuffed french toast!)
  • Personal Interests: Hiking, bouldering, camping, power lifting, skiing, wakesurfing/boarding, scuba, music, reading

Eduardo BermudezEduardo Bermudez, M.D. (PGY3)

  • Medical School:  Morehouse school of Medicine

Adam-MichalikAdam Michalik, D.O. (PGY3)

  • Medical School: Des Moines University
  • PMR Interests: MSK, Interventional Spine, Sports Medicine, Ultrasound, Orthobiologics & Regenerative Medicine
  • Favorite Spots in Rochester: Dinosaur BBQ, Village Gate, Public Market
  • Personal Interests: Outdoor recreation, hunting, fishing, soccer

James SnyderJames Snyder, M.D. (PGY3)

  • Medical School- Albany Medical College
  • PMR Interests- Interventional Spine, Sports Medicine, Ultrasound, MSK
  • Favorites Spots in Rochester- Any of a number of restaurants/breweries, Schoen Place, Finger Lakes
  • Personal Interests- Rabid professional sports fan- mainly NFL and NHL, beer connoisseur, fantasy novels and football

Victoria Kung, M.D. (PGY2)

  • Victoria KungMedical School:  SUNY Upstate Medical School

Ramzi El-Hassan, M.D. (PGY2)

Ramzi El-Hassan, MD

  • Med school - SUNY Upstate Medical University
  • PM&R Interests - Undecided, Interface with technology, Device design, Research
  • Favorite Rochester Spots - Home, Wegmans, Lollipop Farm, Lamberton Conservatory, Lowe's, Bruster's Ice Cream
  • Personal Interests - Soccer, Running, Homebrew beer making, Pets (Stella, Duck, Walter, Matilda, Fish, John John, Piper), Family 

Soun Sheen, M.D. (PGY2)Soun Sheen

  • Medical School - Albany Medical College
  • PM&R interest - Acute inpatient rehabilitation, SCI, spine
  • Favorite Spots in Rochester - Public market, Highland park
  • Personal interest - cooking/plating, swimming, time with family and friends

Sonia Thakur (PGY2) Sonia Thakur

  • Med school - Sikkim Manipal Institute Of Medical Sciences, India
  • Favorite Rochester spots - Pittsford dairy, Grappa restaurant, Eastview Mall
  • PM&R interest -Traumatic Brain injury 
  • Personal interest-Coffee, books, music and dance

Saumya G. Aujla, MD (PGY1)Saumya G. Aujla, MD

  • Medical School: University of Mississippi Medical School
  • PMR Interests: Spine, SCI, Pain
  • Favorite Spots in Rochester- Pittsford Dairy, Public Market, Belhurst Castle (close by in Geneva), Jazz Fest
  • Personal Interests- Dancing and choreographing, reading, interior design and traveling!

Sean Silverman, DO

Sean Silverman

  • Medical school: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine –Erie Campus
  • PM&R interest: TBI and/or SCI. Although it is too early to tell!!
  • Favorite Spots in Rochester: The public market, Erie Canal, The Finger Lakes
  • Personal Interest: Soccer, golf, running, biking, hiking, snowboarding, binge watching TV shows, foodie

Kyle Smith, MD (PGY1)Kyle Smith, MD

  • Medical School: Temple University
  • PMR Interests: MSK, sports/spine
  • Favorite spots in Rochester: Public Market, Pittsford Farms Dairy, Mendon Ponds Park, Wegmans, Finger Lakes
  • Personal interests: Hiking, outdoors, soccer, my dogs, trying new restaurants, travel, craft beer, and the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles