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Our Fellows

Current Fellows

Dr. Albert Chan

Third Year Fellow

Albert Chan, M.D.

Albert was born and raised in central California, then earned his degree at The University of California. Following this, he received his medical degree from Saint George's University.

His residency training was in Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga. During this time, he presented abstracts at two national meetings with the National Lipid Association as well as at NASPGHAN. His interests outside of his professional career include family, travel, and landscape photography.

Gracielle BahiaSecond Year Fellow

Gracielle Bahia, D.O., M.A.

Gracielle was born and raised in northern New Jersey. Throughout her life, she frequently visited her relatives in upstate New York and considers it her second home. She completed medical school in Kansas City, Missouri, where she obtained a dual degree in Osteopathic Medicine and Masters of Arts in Bioethics. She enjoyed the opportunity to travel across the United States during her 3rd and 4th clinical years in medical school. She also completed clerkships in Michigan, Ohio, Chicago, IL, and Colorado. She then completed her general pediatrics residency at SUNY-University at Buffalo, at the Women and Children's Hospital at Buffalo.

Her current academic interests in this field include inflammatory bowel disease, in which she presented her research on Crohn's disease at NASPGHAN during her residency. In addition, she is also interested in integrative and complementary medical approaches to gastrointestinal conditions.

Outside of her professional career, Gracielle is interested in modern dance, painting, martial arts, meditation, and physician wellness. 

Imdad UllahFirst Year Fellow

Imdad Ullah, M.B.B.S.

Imdad was born in Rahim Yar Khan, Pakistan. He attended medical school in Karachi, Pakistan. He completed his Pediatric residency at Charleston Area Medical Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV. He participated in several volunteer activities. His areas of interest include Pediatric Hepatology and Pancreatic Diseases. Outside of work, Imdad enjoys soccer, cricket and cooking.


Recent Graduates

Walaa Elfar, M.B.Ch.B.
Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Mariana Middelhof, M.D.
Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Pediatric Gastroenterology/Nutrition
GastroHealth Pediatrics LLC, Wellington, FL

T. Matthew Shields, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Gastroenterology/Nutrition
Director of Medical Student and Resident Education
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worchester, MA

Vibha Sood, M.B.B.S.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatric Gastroenterology/Nutrition
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC

Prita H. Mohanty, M.D.
Pediatric Transplant Hepatology Fellowship
Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

Osama F. Almadhoun, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Gastroenterology/Nutrition
University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS

Megan E. Gabel, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Gastroenterology/Nutrition
University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
Megan E. Gabel, M.D.

Husam S. Mallah, M.D.
Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Lutheran Children's Hospital, Fort Wayne, IN

Wahaj M. Zaidi, M.D.
Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Memorial Children's Hospital, South Bend, IN

Cary M. Qualia, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Gastroenterology/Nutrition
Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY

Juan Villalona, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Gastroenterology/Nutrition and Surgery
Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA