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Our Recent Graduates

Our department has a long standing history of hiring many of its own graduates, primarily due to the fact that there is a confidence present in knowing that we have done an excellent job of training our residents for success.

Program Director, M. Milano, MD, PhD w/ graduate Carl Peterson, MD

Program Director, Michael Milano, MD, PhD, with former resident Carl Peterson, MD.


  • Khush Aujla, M.D. 
  • Michael Stolten, M.D. 


  • Justin Budnik, M.D. - Justin Budnik is working as an attending Radiation Oncologist at Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown, New York. He is glad that he, his wife and sons are living  close to extended family in a small town.
  • Sara Hardy, M.D. - Sara Hardy is staying at the University of Rochester. She has joint faculty appointments in the Departments of Radiation Oncology and Neurology, and was awarded a James P Wilmot Cancer Center Fellowship (which provides research support to junior faculty)  She is happy to be able to continue her career in Rochester.
  • John Kang, M.D., Ph.D. - John Kang is now a faculty member at the University of Washington, where he will continue his research pursuits in artificial intelligence and machine learning in Radiation Oncology. He is excited to explore Seattle with his new bride.


  • Nicholas DeNunzio, M.D., Ph.D. - Pediatric Proton Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard; Director of Proton Therapy, Hackensack Meridian Health Network, John Theurer Cancer Center
  • Jaipreet Suri, M.D. - Academic position at the University of Michigan


  • Michael Cummings, M.D. - Dept. of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester


  • Derek Bergsma, M.D. - Dept. of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester
  • Paul Youn, M.D. - Unity Healthcare, Lafayette Radiation Oncology in Lafayette, Indiana


  • Michael Moravan, M.D., Ph.D. - Dept. of Radiation Oncology, Duke University
  • Craig Grossman, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.C.E. - Stony Brook University Cancer Center

  • Haoming (Carl) Qiu, M.D. - Wilmot Cancer Center, University of Rochester


  • Ali Mazloom, M.D. - Tacoma Valley Radiation Oncology Center
  • Kristina Maletz Novick, M.D. - Rochester General Hospital, Rochester, NY


  • Carl R. Peterson III, M.D., M.S. - Mercy Health System


  • Kevin Bylund, M.D. - Dept. of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester
  • Michael O’Neill, M.D. - Radiation Oncology Associates of Lynchburg, VA


  • Praveena Cheruvu, M.D. - Dept. of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester, followed by Dayton Physician Network, Dayton, OH
  • Sughosh Dhakal, M.D. - Dept. of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester


  • Sheema Chawla, M.D. - Rochester General Hospital, Rochester, NY


  • Su Metcalfe, M.D., M.P.H. - Radiation Oncology Associates, Concord, NH


  • Deepinder Singh, M.D. - Dept. of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester
  • Kenneth Usuki, M.D. - Dept. of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester