Residents

Intern Year Residents (Class of 2025)

Dara Baker

Dara Baker, MD

Undergraduate—George Washington University
MD—George Washington University
Michael Chen

Michael Chen, MD

Undergraduate—Northwestern University
MD—University of Illinois College of Medicine
Nikhila Khandwala

Nikhila Khandwala, MD

Undergraduate—University of Michigan
MD—University of Michigan Medical School
Tochukwu Ndukw

Tochukwu Ndukwe, MD

Undergraduate—University of Michigan
MD—University of Michigan Medical School
Royce Park

Royce Park, MD

Undergraduate—Dartmouth College
MD—SUNY Downstate – Brooklyn
Neil Sheth

Neil Sheth, MD, MBA

Undergraduate—Northwestern University
MD/MBA—Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

First Year Residents (Class of 2024)

Luis Acaba-Berrocal

Luis Acaba-Berrocal, MD

Undergraduate— Haverford College
MD—Jefferson College
PGY1—University of Illinois at Chicago
Tala Al Khaled

Tala Al-Khaled, MD

Undergraduate—University of Illinois at Chicago
MD—University of Illinois at Chicago
PGY1—University of Illinois at Chicago
Jonathan Jeffers

Johnathan Jeffers, MD

Undergraduate—Harvard College
MD—University of Chicago
PGY1—University of Illinois at Chicago
Michael Massengill

Michael Massengill, MD, PhD

Undergraduate—University of South Florida
MD—University of South Florida
PGY1—University of Illinois at Chicago
Paul Parker

Paul Parker, MD, MS

UndergraduateUniversity of Michigan
MD
—Rush University Medical Center
PGY1—University of Illinois at Chicago
Stephanie Thermozier

Stephanie Thermozier, MD

Undergraduate—St. Joseph’s College
MD— University of Pittsburgh
PGY1—University of Illinois at Chicago

Second Year Residents (Class of 2023)

Katherine Chen, MD, MS

Undergraduate— University of California-Berkeley
MD—University of California-Irvine College of Medicine
PGY1—Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Charles Frank, MD

Undergraduate—University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
MD—University of Michigan Medical School
PGY1—St. Mary Mercy Hospital, Livonia, Michigan

Katherine Lucarelli, MD

Undergraduate—University of Wisconsin-Madison
MD—University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine
PGY1—Resurrection Medical Center

Mathew Margolis, MD

Undergraduate—University of California-Los Angeles
MD— Washington University- St. Louis
PGY1—West Suburban Hospital

Mohammad Sabbagh, MD

UndergraduateUniversity of Michigan- Flint
MD
—University of Michigan Medical School
PGY1—University of Michigan

Sudarshan Srivatsan, MD

Undergraduate—Northwestern University
MD— University of Michigan Medical School
PGY1—Resurrection Medical Center

Third Year Residents (Class of 2022)

Andrea Arteaga Useche, MD

MD—Universidad Central de Venezuele – Escuela “Luis Razetti”
Research & Clinical Fellowship in Cornea and Ocular Surface: Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary
PGY1—Illinois Masonic Medical Center

Ricky Cui, MD

BA—Bowdoin College
MD—Mayo Medical School
PGY1—West Suburban Medical Center

Shawn Gulati, MD, MPH

BS—University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
MD/MPH—Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
PGY1—Weiss Memorial Hospital

Kevin Heinze, MD

MD—University of Michigan Medical School
PGY1—St Mary Mercy Livonia Hospital

Yekaterina Joltikov, MD

MD—Sackler School of Medicine – New York
PGY1—Maimonides Medical Center

Aaron Kaufman, MD

BA—Boston University
MD—Boston University School of Medicine
PGY1—Boston University Medical Center

Fellows

2020-2021

Hannah Yoon

CONTACT LENS
Hannah Yoon, OD

Undergraduate—Boston College
OD—New England College of Optometry
Residency—Massachusetts Eye and Ear

 

Karen Hu

CORNEA
Karen Hu, MD

Undergraduate—University of Pennsylvania
MD—Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
PGY1—Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
Ophthalmology Residency: New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
Sherief Raouf

CORNEA
Sherief Raouf, MD

Undergraduate—Swarthmore College
MD—Stony Brook University School of Medicine
PGY1—University of Buffalo
Ophthalmology Residency—Northwell Health Eye Institute

 

Brian Krawitz

GLAUCOMA
Brian Krawitz, MD

Undergraduate—University of Pennsylvania
MD—Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
PGY1—Mount Sinai West and St. Lukes
Ophthalmology Residency—Columbia University
Emily Cole

GLOBAL OPHTHALMOLOGY
Emily Cole, MD, MPH

BS—Brown University
MD/MPH—Tufts University School of Medicine
PGY1—Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center
Ophthalmology Residency—University of Illinois at Chicago
Kimberly Blankshain

NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY
Kimberly Blankshain, MD

Undergraduate—University of Iowa
MD—Chicago Medical School
PGY1—Jewish Hospital of Cincinnati
Ophthalmology Residency—University of Cincinnati
Sruti Akella

OCULOPLASTIC and
RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY

Sruti Akella, MD

Undergraduate—SUNY Stony Brook University
MD—Stony Brook University School of Medicine
PGY1—Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC)
Ophthalmology Residency—Montefiore Medical Center
George Skopis

UNIVERSITY RETINA
George Skopis, MD

UndergraduateUniversity of Florida
MD
—FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Internship—Mount Sinai Medical Center Miami Beach
Ophthalmology Residency—Georgetown University Hospital/Washington Hospital Center
Monique Munro, MD

RETINA, 2nd Year
Monique Munro, MD

BS—University of Alberta
MD—University of Calgary
Ophthalmology Research Fellowship—University of Calgary
Ophthalmology Residency—University of Calgary
Medical Fellowship,Uveitis—University of Illinois at Chicago
Daniel Wang

RETINA1st Year
Daniel Wang, MD

Undergraduate—University of Illinois at Chicago
MD—University of Illinois at Chicago
PGY1—MacNeal Memorial Hospital
Ophthalmology Residency—New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
Alexis Warren

RETINA, 1st Year
Alexis Warren, MD

Undergraduate—University of Virginia
MD—University of Kansas
PGY1—University of Iowa
Ophthalmology Residency—University of Iowa

 

Maura Di Nicolo

UVEITIS
Maura Di Nicola, MD

MD—Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia
PGY1—Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele
Ophthalmology Residency—Università degli Studi di Milano