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Class of 2025


Apurva Chopade, M.D.
Apurva Chopade, M.D.

Medical school: Howard University School of Medicine

Internship: Howard University School of Medicine


Andrew Diagneau, M.D.
Andrew Daigneau, M.D.

Medical school: Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

Internship: West Virginia University School of Medicine


Ray J. Pak, M.D.Ray Pak, M.D.

Medical school: Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo

Internship: Zucker School of Medicine - Northwell Mather Hospital

Hobbies: reading, coffee, fragrance, fitness, playing music, personal finance, travel

Future Interests: Pain Medicine


Nicholas J. Thornton, M.D.Nicholas J. Thornton, M.D.

Medical school: University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine

Internship: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, General Surgery


Class of 2024


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Francesca Bruno, M.D.

Medical school: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Internship: St. Johns Riverside Hospital, Yonkers

Hobbies: drawing/painting, running, travel, yoga

Interests: Global health, stroke rehab


Jennifer Stone PGY2 Rehab Resident
Jennifer Stone, M.D.

Medical school: American University of Antigua College of Medicine

Internship: Internal Medicine, Richmond University Medical Center

Hobbies: Olympic weightlifting, CrossFit, running, architecture and design, frequenting coffee shops of NYC

Interests: sports medicine


Petra Abou Lhosn PGY2 Rehab ResidentPetra Aboulhosn, M.D.

Medical school: Lebanese American University, Gilbert & Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine

Internship: NYMC- Metropolitan - IM

Hobbies: Basketball, Rollerblading, Muay Thai, Coffee, Exploring food spots/rooftops/DJs around the city

Future Interests: Sports medicine, Interventional Spine & sports, MSK medicine


Class of 2023


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Samantha Sabban, D.O.

Chief Resident

Medical school: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine -Bradenton

Internship: HCA/USF Blake Medical Center

Hobbies: going on long walks, running, exploring NYC, watching movies and TV shows

Interests: neuromuscular medicine, EMG/NCS, neuro rehab, general rehab


Alal Uddin Rehab Resident
Md Alal Uddin, M.D.

Chief Resident

Medical school: Chittagong Medical College 

Internship: Nassau University Medical Center

Hobbies: Long distance traveling 

Interests: Interventional Pain Management