The 2022-2023 Third Year Residents

Dr. Stephanie Kuschel

Stephanie Kuschel is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Medicine and she is a native of Northwest Indiana. Stephanie loves spending time with her family and fur-family (which includes two dogs and a cat). She also enjoys trying vegan recipes, watching cooking shows, and (pre-COVID) listening to live music.

Dr. Priyanka Patel


Priyanka grew up in Palatine, IL. She completed her undergraduate and medical degree in a BS/MD program at the University of Illinois Chicago, where she graduated Alpha Omega Alpha. Prior to her dermatology residency, she completed a transitional intern year at Presence Resurrection Medical Center. In her spare time, Priyanka enjoys traveling, pilates, exploring Chicago’s vibrant food scene, spending time with loved ones, and “healthifying” baked goods to appease her voracious sweet tooth.

Dr. Christy Waterman


Dr. Isabelle Sanchez

Isabelle Sanchez grew up in San Diego, California. She earned her medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, her Master of Public Health from Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, and her undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California. Prior to medical school, Isabelle worked in epidemiology and clinical trials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention across the globe including Kenya and Thailand. During medical school, she completed a dermatology research year at the University of California San Francisco. She completed internal medicine internship at Adventist Health White Memorial Medical Center in Los Angeles. As a dermatology resident at UIC, she brings with her eclectic experiences that continually inspire her in her journey toward becoming a dermatologist. Isabelle enjoys traveling, swimming, hiking, golf, and cooking.