Education / Graduate Medical Education / Prospective Residents / Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program / Our Residents Our Residents 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 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) 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) 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, 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, 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) 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, 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, 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) 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) 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) 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, 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, 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, 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, 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 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!