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What our residents say...

"I chose URMC because it was the program that gave me the biggest sense of family when I interviewed. After spending 1 year here, I can confirm that the love and support I feel here is incredible."

David Knight

Alyssa FedorkoAlyssa Fedorko, M.D. (PGY4)

  • Med school /  Michigan State
  • PMR Interests / Pain, Peds, MSK, Sports, Spine
  • Favorite spots in Rochester /  Just got here and still exploring :)
  • Personal Interests /  Lacrosse, CrossFit, Olympic weightlifting, rock climbing, mountain biking, aerial silks, yoga

Nicholas Grzibowski, M.D. (PGY4)Nicholas Grzibowski

  • Med school /  State University Of NY at Buffalo School of Medicine
  • PMR Interests / Musculoskeletal, Sports, Interventional Spine, Regenerative Medicine, Neuromuscular medicine
  • Favorite spots in Rochester /  Ontario Beach Park, Canandaigua Lake, Rochester Public Market, villages by the Erie Canal, the Park Ave scene , *Wegmans*
  • Personal Interests /  Exploring local spots and cuisine, board & card games, fantasy football, playing guitar, hiking and almost anything outdoors

Patrick O'Connor, M.D. (PGY4)Patrick O'Connor

  • Med school /  Albany Medical College
  • PMR Interests / MSK Ultrasound, Neuromuscular medicine, Sports, Spine
  • Favorite spots in Rochester /  Irondequoit Bay, Anywhere along the Erie Canal, Other Half Brewery outside of Victor, Any of the awesome nearby parks
  • Personal Interests /  Basketball, Rock Climbing, Skiing, Guitar, Piano, fitness, The Syracuse Orange, and the Buffalo Bills!

Namara Haq
Namara Haq, M.D. (PGY3)

  • Med school /  University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • PMR Interests / A bit too early to know for sure, but interested in SCI, MSK, possibly cancer rehab
  • Favorite spots in Rochester /  still exploring
  • Personal Interests /  outdoorsy things (hiking, nature walks, etc.), traveling, experimenting with new recipes, exploring 

Andrew Stephens
Andrew Stephens, M.D. (PGY3)

  • Med school /  University of Utah 
  • PMR Interests / Interventional spine, musculoskeletal, sport's medicine, pediatrics, and research 
  • Favorite spots in Rochester / Lake Ontario beaches, trails along the Erie canal
  • Personal Interests /  Spending time with my wife and kids, basketball, college football, piano, training for triathlons, and hiking. 

Nicholas Bender, M.D. (PGY3)Nicholas Bender

  • Med school /  SUNY Upstate Medical University
  • PMR Interests / Interventional Spine, Pain Medicine, and Sports Medicine
  • Favorite spots in Rochester /  Park Ave Art Festival, Lilac Festival, Finger Lakes, Adirondacks, Village of Pittsford, Nature Parks, Lakes & Waterways, Highland Park, Rush Rhees Library, South Wedge Neighborhood, ...Wegmans
  • Personal Interests /  Fitness, Weightlifting, Volleyball, Yoga, Snowboarding, Hiking, Camping & Outdoorsy Sports, Language Learning, Reading, Family & Friends

Kenneth King
Kenneth King, M.D. (PGY2)

  • Med school: Stony Brook
  • PMR interest: MSK, Sports ​medicine
  • Favorite spots: Park Ave, Erie Canal, Jazz Fest, Pittsford Dairy, Finger Lakes
  • Personal interests: Golfing, skiing, trying new restaurants and breweries, Buffalo Bills, college football, fantasy football

Garret Waterstradt
Garret Waterstradt, M.D. (PGY2)

  • Med school: University of Illinois Chicago at Peoria
  • PMR interests: musculoskeletal, sports medicine
  • Favorite spots in Rochester: Hyderabadi Biryani House, Locals Only, Good Luck
  • Personal Interests: Traveling (current goals are the New 7 Wonders of the World and hiking at every U.S. National Park), watching Super Smash Bros competitions, and staying up way too late to read new books.​

Gregory Shinaman, M.D. (PGY2)Gregory Shinaman

  • Med school: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • PMR interest: Still a bit too early to say!
  • Favorite spots in Rochester: Mendon ponds, Cobb's Hill park and Washington Grove, Highland park, Erie canal trails, Conesus lake, Letchworth State Park, Watkins Glen, and of course Pittsford Dairy!  
  • Personal interests: Fitness, hiking, camping, backpacking, skiing, reading, dogs, and delicious food/baked goods​

Benjamin Nosrati, M.D. (PGY2)Benjamin Nosrati

  • Med school:  University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • PMR interest: Pain management, possibly spine
  • Favorite spots in Rochester: Pittsford Diary, Upper falls/Genesee Brew House, Good Luck, Finger lakes, Cobbs Hill and Highland park 
  • Personal interests: Basketball, soccer, music & concerts, classic movies, super smash brothers, piano, reading

Chelsie L. Jacques, M.D. (PGY2)Chelsie L. Jacques, M.D.

  • Med School: SUNY Upstate Medical University 
  • PM&R interest: Interventional Spine, MSK, Cancer Rehab, Sports, Pain 
  • Favorite spots in Rochester: Still Exploring!
  • Personal interests: Yoga, Baking, Traveling, Trying new restaurants, Spending time with my family and friends 

Sean Pickard
Sean Pickard, M.D. (PGY1)

  • Med School: University of Rochester Medical School
  • PMR Interest: MSK, spine, and sports for now. Still open to all aspects of PM&R!
  • Favorite spots in Rochester: Dairy Farm, Lake Ontario Beach, Highland Park, Strong Museum of PlayPittsford
  • Personal Interests: Spending time with my wife and two boys! Sports, Fitness, golf, outdoor hikes, exploring the finger lakes region

Gabriella Wozniak
Gabriella Wozniak, D.O. (PGY1)

  • Med School: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • PM&R Interests: TBI, general rehab, pain, ultrasound 
  • Favorite spots in Rochester: Still exploring but so far Highland Park and Ontario Beach Park!
  • Personal Interests: Birds/birdwatching, fantasy fiction, running, weight lifting, travelling 

Nancy Moran
Nancy Moran, M.D. (PGY1)

  • Med School: University of Colorado School of Medicine
  • PM&R Interests: General inpatient rehabilitation, SCI, Peds rehab, outpatient rehabilitation care for adults with developmental disabilities
  • Favorite spots in Rochester: still exploring, live in North Chili. Have really enjoyed Leaf & Bean coffee, restaurants in Spencerport, and Ontario Beach Park
  • Personal interests: spending time with my husband, baby boy, & fur children (two mini-doodles). We like to go for walks, watch sports (mostly football & soccer), and eat ice cream. We're enjoying being closer to our families in Northeastern PA! 

Victoria Vega
Victoria Vega, D.O. (PGY1)

  • Med School: Nova Southeastern University Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine 
  • PM&R Interests: Cancer Rehabilitation, Interventional Spine, MSK Ultrasound 
  • Favorite spots in Rochester: Still have so much to explore but love going to all the local coffee shops along Park Ave, Rochester Public Market, Velvet Belly, Nosh, Trader Joe's 
  • Personal interests: Pilates, traveling, trying new restaurants, reading, musicals, baking, all things Disney related 

Catherine Fuh
Charn-Xin(Catherine) Fuh, D.O. (PGY1)

  • Med School: Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • PM&R Interests: Cancer Rehab, Interventional Spine
  • Favorite spots in Rochester: Dinosaur BBQ, Pittsford Dairy, still exploring! 
  • Personal interests: Skiing, Pilates, watching movies and anime, exploring bubble tea shops, cats!