Current Residents

Program Year 5 | Program Year 4 | Program Year 3 | Program Year 2 | Program Year 1

 

Program Year 5

Kevin Choo, MD

Hometown: Williamsville, New York

Undergraduate School: Stanford University

Medical School: University of Chicago

Fellowship: Adult Reconstruction, Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia

Activities: Trail running, cycling

 

Debbie Yen Dao Dang, MD * 

Hometown: Cerritos, CA

Undergraduate School: University of Southern California

Graduate School: University of Rochester (Pathology)

Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Fellowship: Foot and Ankle, Boise, Idaho

Activities: Ballet, modern dance, reading, knitting, vicarious living

 

Deeptee Jain, MD 

Hometown: Milwaukee, WI 

Undergraduate School: University of Pennsylvania 

Medical School: Duke University 

Fellowship: Spine, New York University Langone Hospital for Joint Diseases 

Activities: Triathlons and drawing/painting

 

Brian Lau, MD 

Hometown: Burtonsville, MD

Undergraduate School: University of Maryland, College Park

Medical School: University of Pittsburgh

Fellowship: Sports Medicine, Duke University Hospital

Activities: Any sport with a ball, medical journalism, backpacking, traveling, sailing, trying to surf

 

Dominique (Niko) Laron, MD    

Hometown: Danville, CA

Undergraduate School: University of California Los Angeles

Medical School: University of California San Francisco

Fellowship: Pediatric Orthopedics at Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Activities: Climbing, snow sports, cycling, sleeping outside

 

Dell McLaughlin, MD  

Hometown: Great Falls, MT

Undergraduate School: Grinnell College

Medical School: Emory University

Fellowship: Pediatric Orthopaedics, The Hospital for Sick Children

Activities: Cooking (and eating!) outdoor activities, exploring with my dog

 

Jennifer Tangtiphaiboontana, MD 

Hometown: Long Beach, CA

Undergraduate School: Stanford University

Medical School: University of California San Francisco

Fellowship: Trauma, Harborview Medical Center in Seattle

Activities: Golf, skiing, exploring new restaurants, and travel

 

Program Year 4

Jessica Bryant , MD

Hometown: Ventura, CA

Undergraduate School: Harvard University

Medical School: University of Michigan

Activities: Running, baking, hiking, surfing, wakeboarding, snowboarding

 

Jonathan Cheah, MD

Hometown: Cupertino, CA

Undergraduate School: University of California Los Angeles

Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine

Activities: Travel, biking, ski/snowboarding, hiking

 

Patrick Curran, MD *

Hometown: Pleasanton, CA

Undergraduate School: Brown University

Graduate School: Brown University

Medical School: University of California Davis

Activities: Cooking, reading, running, traveling, exploring San Francisco with my wife

 

Trevor Grace, MD *

Hometown: Honolulu, HI

Undergraduate School: Stanford University

Medical School: University of Hawaii

Activities: Ortho, lifting, running, ortho

 

Krishn Khanna, MD

Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

Undergraduate School: Columbia University

Medical School: Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons

Activities: Big Buck Hunter, National Public Radio, Osteo-Synthesis, Lifting Heavy Weights, Cricket, Burritos

 

Austin Pitcher, MD

Hometown: Saint James, MN

Undergraduate School: Saint Cloud State University

Graduate School: University of California Berkeley, Department of Chemistry

Medical School: Columbia University

Activities: Hiking, Snowboarding, Cooking, Guitar, Photography

 

Joseph Patterson, MD

Hometown: Del Mar, CA

Undergraduate School: University of California Los Angeles

Medical School: Yale University

Activities: Trail running, spearfishing

 

Stephanie Wong, MD

Hometown: Danville, CA

Undergraduate School: University of California Los Angeles

Medical School: University of California Davis

Activities: Skiing, swimming, eating desserts, watching UCLA sports

 

Program Year 3

Ilya Bendich, MD

Hometown: Great Neck, NY

Undergraduate School: Northwestern University

Medical School: Dartmouth

Activities: Northwestern Football, Northwestern Basketball

 

Erik Geiger, MD

Hometown: Chatham, NJ

Undergraduate School: Yale

Medical School: Yale School of Medicine

Activities: Soccer, skiing, learning to surf, outdoor stuff

 

Kevin Hwang, MD

Hometown: Houston, TX

Undergraduate School: Duke University

Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine

Activities: Running, skiing, backpacking, crossfit, traveling, cooking, and Duke Basketball

 

Justin Krogue, MD

Hometown: Mineral Wells, TX

Undergraduate School: Brigham Young University

Medical School: Washington University in St. Louis

Activities: Running, biking, BYU football, hanging out with my wife and baby

 

Jeffrey Mulvihill, MD

Hometown: Park City, UT

Undergraduate School: University of Southern California

Medical School: University of Southern California

Activities: Running, hiking, sailing, skiing, dogs, the great outdoors

 

Caitlin Rugg, MD

Hometown: Danville, CA

Undergraduate School: Stanford University

Medical School: University of California Los Angeles

Activities: Ultimate Frisbee, running, hiking, following Giant's Baseball, traveling, brewing/tasting craft beer

 

Musa Zaid, MD *

Hometown: Davis, CA

Undergraduate School: UC Davis

Medical School: University of California San Francisco

Activities: Cycling, running, cooking, woodworking, gardening, photography, falconering, spending time with my lovely fiance

 

Program Year 2

Andrew Figoni , MD

Hometown: San Francisco

Undergraduate School: U.S. Naval Academy

Medical School: University of California Davis, School of Medicine

Activities: Travel, reading, golf, snowboarding, swimming, amateur woodworking, home beer brewing, cooking

 

Alex Gornitzky , MD

Hometown:Toms River, NJ

Undergraduate School:Yale University

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania

Activities: Running, swimming, squash, hiking, exploring the outdoors, Nets basketball

 

Gopal Lalchandani, MD

Hometown: Sacramento, CA

Undergraduate School: University of California, Berkeley

Medical School: Washington University in St. Louis

Activities: Running, cooking, skiing, traveling, watching and playing basketball, and listening to music

 

Erik McDonald, MD *

Hometown: Santa Cruz, CA

Undergraduate School: University of California, Berkeley

Medical School: University of California, San Francisco

Activities: Running, baking, cooking, climbing, pottery, racing cars

 

Laura Moore, MD

Hometown: Denver, CO

Undergraduate School: Duke University

Graduate School: Northwestern University (Biomedical Engineering)

Medical School: Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

Activities: Ultimate Frisbee, running, reading, traveling, eating delicious things and Duke Basketball

 

Heather Roberts, MD

Hometown: Vancouver, WA

Undergraduate School: Stanford University

Medical School: Harvard Medical School

Activities: Swim/bike/run, backpacking, rafting, piano

 

Nicholas Satariano, MD

Hometown: Cleveland, OH

Undergraduate School: Ohio State University

Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Activities: Soccer, movies, traveling, art

 

Program Year 1

Sachin Allahabadi , MD

Hometown: Glendora, CA

Undergraduate School: Rice University (Bioengineering, Kinesiology/Sports Medicine)

Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine

Activities: Triathlon (swimming, biking, running), basketball, CrossFit, personal training

 

Monica Coughlan, MD

Hometown: Moraga, CA

Undergraduate School: Stanford University

Medical School: Stanford University

Activities: Drinking hipster coffee, water polo, open water swimming, following Stanford athletics and Bay Area sports, baking and cooking

 

Michael Davies, MD *

Hometown: Coronado, CA

Undergraduate School: Stanford University

Medical School: University of California, San Francisco

Activities: Blues piano, bodysurfing, running, hiking, eating California burritos

 

Arin Kim, MD

Hometown: Seoul, Korea

Undergraduate School: Yale University

Medical School: Columbia University

Activities: Piano, hiking, traveling, checking out new restaurants

 

Erika Roddy , MD

Hometown: San Francisco

Undergraduate School: Stanford University

Medical School: University of California, San Francisco

Activities: Running, biking, rowing, hiking, camping, science fiction, board games

 

William Rubenstein, MD

Hometown: Brookline, MA

Undergraduate School: Yale University

Medical School: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Activities: Running, scuba diving, playing with my dog, Boston sports

 

Hao-Hua Wu, MD

Hometown: Newton, , MA

Undergraduate School:University of Southern California

Medical School:Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Activities: Basketball, football, travel, education technology

 

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