Residents

First 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

Second Year Residents (Class of 2021)

Samuel Burke, MD

BS—University of Pennsylvania
MD—University of Miami Medical School
PGY1—Saint Joseph Hospital

Emily Cole, MD, MPH

BS—Brown University
MD/MPH—Tufts University School of Medicine
PGY1—Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center

Lawrence Geyman, MD

BA—Columbia University
MD—Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
PGY1—Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Rajvi Mehta, MD

BS—Brown University
MD—Duke University School of Medicine
PGY1—State University of New York

Nita Valikodath, MD

BS—Wayne State University
MD—University of Michigan Medical School
PGY1—The University of Chicago Medical Center

Ivy Zhu, MD

BS—Northwestern University
MD—University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
PGY1—Kaiser Foundation Hospital, San Francisco

Third Year Residents (Class of 2020)

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Kelley Bohm, MD

BS—Schreyer Honors College at Pennsylvania State
MD—Weill Cornell Medical College
PGY1—Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
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Talisa de Carlo, MD

BA—University of Pennsylvania
MD
—Tufts University School of Medicine
PGY1
—John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii

Judy L. Chen, MD

BA—University of Southern California
MD—David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
PGY1—Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center
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Priyanka Chhadva, MD

BS—University of Miami
MD—Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami
PGY1—St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, IN
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Levi Kanu, MD

BS—Johns Hopkins University
MD
—Perelman School of Medicine, Univ. of Pennsylvania
PGY1
—Mercy Medical Center

Daniel Oh, MD

BA/MA—Harvard University
MD
—Harvard Medical School
PGY1
—Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA

Fellows

2019-2020

CONTACT LENS
Marc Deeley, OD

BS—Ithaca College
OD—New England College of Optometry
Ocular Disease/Primary Care Optometry Residency—VA Maine Healthcare System
Taylor Starnes, MD, PhD

CORNEA
Taylor Starnes, MD, PhD

BS—University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
PhD—University of Wisconsin-Madison
MD—University of Wisconsin-Madison
PGY1—University of Chicago-NorthShore
Ophthalmology Residency—University of Illinois at Chicago

CORNEA
Sarah Sunshine, MD

BS—Brandeis University
MD—Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
PGY1—Medstar – Union Memorial and Good Samaritan Hospitals
Ophthalmology Residency—Northwestern University-Feinberg School of Medicine
Rebecca Sarran, MD

GLAUCOMA
Rebecca Sarran, MD

BA—Washington University in St Louis
MD—Rush University
PGY1—Rush University Medical Center
Ophthalmology Residency—Rush University Medical Center
Dmitry Balian

NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY
Dmitry Balian, MD

MD—Vitebsk State Medical University, Vitebsk, Belarus
Internship, Ophthalmology—Vitebsk Regional Clinical Hospital, Vitebsk, Belarus
Chau Pham

OCULOPLASTIC and
RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY

Chau Pham, MD

BS—Emory University, Atlanta GA
MD—Case Western Reserve University SOM, Cleveland OH
PGY1—Metrohealth Hospital, Cleveland OH
Ophthalmology Residency—Washington University in St Louis, St Louis MO
Daniel Maidana

PEDIATRIC OPHTHALMOLOGY
Daniel Maidana, MD

MD—University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Ophthalmology Residency—University of Barcelona, Spain
Matthew Byun, MD

RETINA
Matthew Byun, MD

BS—The Ohio State University, Columbus OH
MD—Wright State University, Dayton OH
PGY1—Mount Carmel Health, Columbus OH
Ophthalmology Residency—University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati OH
Mike Heiferma

RETINA
Mike Heiferman, MD

BA—Northwestern University
MD—Northwestern University
PGY1—University of Chicago-NorthShore
Ophthalmology Residency—Northwestern University

RETINA
Nicole Scripsema, MD

BS—The University of Michigan
MD—New York Medical School
PGY1—Carney Hospital
Ophthalmology Residency—New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, New York NY
Medical Retina and Uveitis Fellowship—Moorfields Eye Hospital
JD Wilgucki, MD

RETINA
John Wilgucki, MD

BS—Lehigh University
MD—Rutgers University Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
PGY1—Crozer-Chester Medical Center
Ophthalmology Residency—Emory University School of Medicine
Monique Munro, MD

UVEITIS
Monique Munro, MD

BS—University of Alberta
MD—University of Calgary
Ophthalmology Research Fellowship—University of Calgary
Ophthalmology Residency—University of Calgary