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Current and Past Fellows

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3rd Year Fellows

NameTitleMedical SchoolResidency
Waseem Ahmad, MD
Clinical/Chief FellowRush Medical College
UCSD
Aws Hasan, MD
Clinical FellowWayne State
Columbia
Joseph Meserve, MD
Research FellowMedical University of South Carolina
UCSD
Fady Youssef, MD
Clinical/Chief FellowSaint Louis University School of Medicine
UCSD

2nd Year Fellows

NameTitleMedical SchoolResidency
Jesus Dominguez, MDClinical FellowUniv of Illinois ChicagoJohns Hopkins
Zachary Gitto, MD
Clinical Fellow
Albert Einstein
MGH
Donald Goens, MDClinical FellowUCSFUniversity of Chicago
Cynthia Hsu, MD, PhD
Research Fellow
UCSD
UCSD
Eric Low, MD, MPH
Research Fellow
UCSF
UCSD

​1st Year Fellows

Name
TitleMedical SchoolResidency
Laurel Branch, MD
Clinical FellowUniversity of Mississippi
Medical University of South Carolina
Amanda Krause, MD
Clinical FellowRush Medical CollegeNorthwestern
Selena Kuo, MD
Clinical FellowUCSF
Columbia
Nabil Noureddin, MD
Research FellowUniversity of Aleppo
UNLV


PAST FELLOWS

Training Year

​Name

​City/State

​Institution

​2018-2021
Abbey Barnard, MD
​Seattle, WA
​VA Puget Sound/Univ of Washington
2018-2021
Robert Klapheke, MD
​San Diego, CA
​UC San Diego
2018-2021
Nghia Nguyen, MD
​San Diego, CA
​UC San Diego
2018-2021
Edward Yang, MD
​San Diego, CA
​UC San Diego
2017-2020
​Ariela Holmer, MD
​New York City, NY
NYU
2017-2020
​Shravan Dave, MD
San Diego, CA
UC San Diego
2017-2020
​Lien Le, MD
​Sacramento, CA
UC Davis​
2017-2020
​Ali Akram, MD
Sacramento, CA
​Kaiser Sacramento
​2017-2020
​Ngozi Nwerem, MD
​Dallas, TX
​VA Dallas/UTSW
​2016-2019​Yash Mittal, MD​San Diego, CA​Eisenhower Health
​2016-2019​Frances Onyimba, MD​Baltimore, MD​University of Maryland
​2016-2019Janki Patel, MD​​San Diego, CA​Scripps Encinitas
​2016-2019​Matthew Tsai, MD, PhD​San Diego, CA​UC San Diego
​2015-2018​Nanae Takatori, MD​San Diego, CASharp Health
​2015-2018​Katherine Shaffer, MD​San Diego, CA​Private Practice San Diego
​2015-2018​Albert Ding, MD​San Diego, CA​Kaiser San Diego
​2015-2018​Athanasios Desalermos, MD​Boston, MA​Boston University
​2014-2017​Anna Veerappan, MD​Durham, NC​Duke University
​2014-2017​Joshua Rubin, MD​San Diego, CA​UC San Diego
​2014-2017​Niraj Patel, MD​Pasadena, CA​Kaiser Pasadena
​2014-2017​Parambir Dulai, MD​San Diego, CA​UC San Diego
​2013-2016​Michael Chang, MD​San Diego, CA​UC San Diego
​2013-2016​Robert Kung, MD​Los Angeles, CA​Kaiser
​2013-2016​Melanie Green, MD​Cincinnati, OH​Tri Health Digestive Institute
​2012-2016​Gobind Anand, MD​San Diego, CA​UC San Diego
​2012-2015​Shireena Desai, MD​Irvine, CA​Kaiser
​2012-2015​Laura Pace, MD, PhD​Salt Lake City, UT​University of Utah
​2012-2015​Muhammad Sohail, MD​Bennington, VT​Southwestern Vermont Healthcare
​2012-2015​Irine Vodkin, MD​San Diego, CA​UC San Diego
​2011-2014​Ashish Shah, MD​Chicago, IL​Digestive Disease Consultants
​2011-2014Michael McTigue, MD​San Marcos, CA​Kaiser  San Marcos
​2011-2014​Wilson Kwong, MD​San Diego, CA​UC San Diego
​2011-2013​Mazen Noureddin, MD​Los Angeles, CA​Cedars-Sinai
​2010-2013​Erica Boettcher-Engelbert, MD​Lafayette, CO​Kaiser Permanente
​2010-2013​Brigid  Boland, MD​San Diego​UC  San Diego
​2010-2013​Imad Elkhatib, MD​Chicago, IL​GI Associates in Oak Lawn
​2010-2013​Amir Zarrinpar, MD, PhD​San Diego, CA​UC San Diego
​2009-2012​Thuy-Ahn Le, MD​San Diego, CA​Sharp Reese Sealy
​2009-2012​Suresh Pola, MD​San Diego, CA​Kaiser San Diego
​2009-2012Frederick Park, MD, PhD​Rendon, WA​Valley Medical Center
​2009-2012​Julio Gutierrez, MD​Los Angeles, CA​St. Vincent Medical Center
​2008-2011​James Lin, MD​Livermore, CA​Stanford Health Care
​2008-2011​Marianne Fahmy, MD​Los Angeles, CA​Kaiser Permanente
​2008-2011​Ingrid Gonzalez, MD​Winston Salem, NC​Digestive Health Specialists
​2008-2011​Mamie Dong, MD​San Diego, CA​Kaiser Permanente
​2008-2011​Benjamin Cohen, MD​New York, NY​Mount Sinai Hospital
2007-2010​Andrew Bain, MD​Buffalo, NY​Roswell Park Cancer Institute
​2007-2010​Raymond Tang, MD​Hong Kong, ChinaPrince of Wales Hospital
​2007-2010​Cristina Wiese, MD​Thosand Oaks, CA​Private Practice
​2007-2009​Rohit Loomba, MD​San Diego, CA​UC San Diego
​2006-2009​Winston Dunn, MD​Lawrence, KS​University of Kansas
​2006-2009​Sameer Mazhar, MD​Aurora, IL​Rush-Copley Medical Center
​2006-2009​Lance Stein, MD​Savannah, GA​Merce Unviesrity
​2005-2008​Pradipta Ghosh, MD​San Diego, CA​UC San Diego
​2005-2008​Denise Kalmaz, MD​San Diego, CA ​UC San Diego
​2005-2008​David Owens, MD​Olympia, WA​Gastroenterology Associates
​2005-2008​Erik Van Kleek, MD​Tualatin, OR​Gastroenterology Specialists of Oregon
​2005-2008​Laura Yun, MD​Chicago, IL​Northwestern University
​2004-2007​Tommy Yen, MD​San Diego, IL​Sharp Rees-Stealy
​2004-2007​Kathleen Viveiros, MD​Boston, MA​Harvard
​2004-2007​Arun Swaminath, MD​New York, NY​Lenox Hill Hospital
​2004-2007​Robert Lee, MD​Irvine, CA​UC Irvine
​2003-2006​Heather Patton, MD​San Diego, CA ​San Diego VA Medical Center
​2003-2006​Jeffrey Buehler, MD​Portland, OR​Northwest GI Clinic
​2003-2006​Wilscott Naugler, MD​Portland, OR​Oregon Health & Science
​2002-2005​Robert Lin, MD​Baldwin Park, CA​Kaiser Baldwin Park
​2002-2005​Gregory Harmon, MD​Lakewood, CA​Lakewood Regional Medical Center
​2002-2005​Michael Docherty, MD​San Diego, CA​UC San Diego
​2002-2005​Jaime Chen, MD​San Diego, CA​Kaiser San Diego
​2001-2004​Todd Frederick, MD​San Francisco, CA​Calif. Pacific Medical Center Transplant
​2001-2004​Mark Lemert, MD​New York, NY​New York University
​2001-2004​Barbara Jung, MD​Chicago, IL​University of Illinois at Chicago
​2000-2003​John Kuldau, MD​San Diego, CA​Scripps Health
​2000-2003​Christopher Costanza, MD​San Diego, CA​Kaiser San Diego
​1999-2002​David Pompa, MD​Roseville, CA​Sutter Roseville Medical Center
​1999-2002​Sonali Master, MD​San Diego, CA ​Kaiser San Diego
​1998-2001​Jan Kamler, MD​Monterey, CA​Montery Bay GI Consultants
​1997-2000​Spencer Fung, MD​Santa Clara CA​Kaiser Permanente
​1997-2000​Michael Ahn, MD​Santa Clar, CA​Kaiser Permanente
​1995-1998​Lanchinh Nguyen, MD​Vacaville, CA​Kaiser Permanente
​1995-1998​Sherman Chamberlain, MD​Yonkers, NY​St. Joseph's Medical Center
​1994-1997​Pradeep Ramamirtham, MD​Austin, TX​Lebauer Healthcare
​1994-1997​Haig Najarian, MD​Orange, CA​inSite Digestive Healthcare
​1994-1997​Gregory Ardigo, MD​Murrieta, CA​Inland Empire Gastroenterology
​1993-1996​David Wolfsjohn, MD​North Haven, CT​Conneticut Gastroenterology Consultants
​1993-1996​Anne Larson, MD​Seattle, WA​University of Washington
​1993-1996​Jagbir Ahuja, MD​Harker Heights, TX​Seton Medical Center
​1992-1995​Diana Rowell, MD​Chula Vista, CA​Sharp Rees-Stealy
​1992-1995​Kyong-Mi Chang, MD​Philadelphia, PA​Philadelphia VA Medical Center
​1992-1995​Craig Ennis, MD​Clarksville, TN​Clarksville Medical Specialists
​1992-1995​Vijaya Pratha, MD​San Diego, CA​Surya Medical Group
​1993-1994​James Bown, MD​St. George, UT​Dixie Regional Medical Center
​1991-1994​Roderick Rapier, MD​San Diego, CA​Kaiser Permanente