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Current Neurology Residents


Robert Hess, MD
Hometown: Naperville, IL
Medical school: Rush Medical College
Internship: University of Illinois Medical Center
Academic interests: Medical education
Hobbies: cooking, crossword puzzles, weight lifting, golf, traveling, board games
Jonathan PetersJonathan Peters, MD
Hometown: Silver Spring, Maryland
Medical school: Jacobs School of Medicine/Biomedical Sciences at University of Buffalo
Internship: UC Irvine Medical Center
Academic interests: Behavioral neurology, dementia, epilepsy
Hobbies: reading literature, creative writing including screenwriting, running, playing guitar
Harshika SatyarthiHarshika Satyarthi, MD, MPH
Hometown: Northridge, CA
Medical school: Temple University School of Medicine
Internship: UC Irvine Medical Center
Academic interests: Health systems research, neuro-ophthalmology, stroke, end-of-life care
Hobbies: collecting old and rare books, painting, hiking, trying new cuisine
Rebeka SipmaRebeka Sipma, MD
Hometown: Ripon, CA
Medical school: Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Internship: UCSF Fresno Medical Center
Academic interests: Medical education
Hobbies: cooking/baking, running, singing/playing piano, painting, quilting, sewing
Michelle TiemMichelle Tiem, MD
Hometown: Farmington, Utah
Medical School: University of Utah School of Medicine
Internship: UC Irvine Medical Center
Academic Interests: general neurology, medical education
Hobbies: tennis, traveling, watching basketball, baking
Dolores TorresDolores Torres, MD
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Medical school: UC San Francisco School of Medicine
Internship: UCSF Fresno Medical Center
Academic interests: Neuroimmunology, multiple sclerosis
Hobbies: baking, grilling, exploring new hiking trails


Julia Bu, MD
Hometown: Riverside, CA
Medical school: Case Western Reserve University
Preliminary: UC Irvine
Academic interests: Stroke, Palliative Care
Hobbies: kickboxing, cooking new recipes, watching movies
Claire DavilaClaire Davila, MD
Hometown: Concord, CA
Medical school: Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine
Preliminary: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
Academic interests: Stroke, Epilepsy, Medical Education
Hobbies: soccer, hiking
Chris GoyneChris Goyne, MD
Hometown: Valparaiso, IN
Medical school: Indiana University
Preliminary: UC Irvine
Academic interests: Neuroimmunology, Neuromuscular
Hobbies: hiking, surfing, guitar, drawing/painting
​​Max Kazer​​Max Kazer, MD
Hometown: Oak Park, IL
Medical school: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Preliminary: UC Irvine
Academic interests: Neurocritical Care, Medical Education
Hobbies: collecting vinyl, exploring national parks, playing Scrabble
Hoameng UngHoameng Ung, MD., PhD
Hometown: Long Beach, CA
Medical school: University of Pennsylvania
Preliminary: UC Irvine
Academic interests: Predictive Analytics, Translational Medicine
Hobbies: investing, cooking, traveling
Victoria WuVictoria Wu, MD
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Medical school: UC San Diego School of Medicine
Preliminary: UC San Diego
Academic interests: Medical Education, Acute Neurology, Epilepsy
Hobbies: fitness, long walks, true crime documentaries/podcasts

Meshari Alharthi, MBBS
Hometown: Makkah
Medical school: Umm Al-Qura University
Preliminary: UC San Diego
Academic interests: Stroke, Critical Care, Headache and Epilepsy
Hobbies: Soccer, horseback riding, fitness, hiking, and playing chess
Zachary Hodosevich, MD
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Medical school: Ohio State University College of Medicine
Preliminary: UC Irvine
Academic interests: Multiple Sclerosis, Headache, Medical Education
Hobbies: Sci-fi novels, board games, Virtual Reality gaming, racquetball
Joanne Lau, MD
Hometown: San Leandro, CA
Medical school: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Preliminary: California Pacific Medical Center
Academic interests: 
Hobbies: Baking and golfing
​​Dana Most, MD PhD
Hometown: Raanana, Israel
Medical school: University of Texas Health Sciences Center
PreliminaryUniversity of South Florida, Blake Medical Center
Academic interests: Emergency neurology, global health, teaching, big data translational bioinformatics in neurobiology and neuropsychiatric, small molecule therapeutics, medication repurposing
Hobbies: Traveling, guitar, beach, scuba diving
Angeline Ngo, MD
Hometown: Cypress, CA
Medical school: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Preliminary: University of Massachusetts 
Academic interests: General neurology, stroke, movement disorders, behavior.
Hobbies: Baking, running, tennis, snowboarding, beaching


Naveen Reddy, MD
Hometown: La Verne, CA
Medical school: Frank H. Netter, MD School of Medicine at
Quinnipiac University

Preliminary: University of Maryland Medical Center
Academic interests: Behavioral neurology, neuropsychiatry
Hobbies: Basketball, film writing




William Ueng, MD
Hometown: West Los Angeles, CA
Medical school: University of South Florida
Preliminary: UC Irvine
Academic interests: Medical education
Hobbies: Lakers, Basketball, good food, and cute dog photos.


See the list of Child Neurology Residents