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  1. 1. INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENTS June 2006 To June 2007 PGY 1 CATEGORICAL Internal Medicine Irfan Ahmed, MD Dr Irfan Ahmed graduated from Sind Medical College (Pakistan) in May of 2000. After completing a residency in Medicine in Pakistan in 2002 he began working towards his MRCP at the Royal College of Physicians in Dublin, Ireland. Since July 2005 he has been working as a Senior House officer in Nephrology at Mid Western Regional Hospital, Limerick, Ireland. As time permits Irfan enjoys traveling to new destinations. In the future Dr Ahmed hopes to complete a residency in Cardiology. Bilal Ayub, MD Dr. Bilal Ayub graduated from Allama Iqbal Medical College (Pakistan) in 2003. During medical school he had opportunity to participate in electives at Methodist hospital (Baylor College of Medicine) Houston, TX. He then worked in Jinnah Hospital in Lahore until coming to Abington Memorial to begin his residency here. Bilal enjoys sports and was a member of the College cricket team and also the hockey team. Jude Ediae, MD Dr. Jude Ediae earned his medical degree in 1999 at the University of Benin, Nigeria. He relocated to the UK in August 2002 to begin working as a senior house officer in Psychogeriatrics at Derby City General Hospital. His interests continue in the area of Geriatrics and his goal is to secure a Geriatric Fellowship following completion of his Internal Medicine Residency at Abington Memorial Hospital. He enjoys playing basketball and lawn tennis. Deepa Gujja, MD Dr. Deepa Gujja is a 2004 graduate from the Mamata Medical College (India). She served her compulsory internship at Mamata Medical College and then began working as a consultant physician in a private clinic. She enjoys papinting, cooking, traveling, meeting new people, reading novels and autobiographies. She works out every day to keep fit. Vinit Gopal Karur, MD Dr Vinit Gopal Karur graduated from M.S. University of Baroda Medical College (India) in June 2000 and continued there for his internship in Internal Medicine. In September of 2001 he enrolled in Pharmaceutical courses at the Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. Leaving VA in February of 2002 Vinit studied Pathobiology at The PA State University in State College, PA. He continued his graduate studies at the University of Main Medical Center Research Institute and received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in April of 2006. His goal is to obtain a Nephrology Fellowship following his residency. His plan is to become a practicing nephrologist and conduct research in understanding molecular mechanisms of chronic kidney disease. Kalyana Koneru, MD 1
  2. 2. Dr Kalyana Koneru is a 2001 graduate from Siddhartha Medical College (India). He received his M.P.H. in Public Health from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in December of 2004. Since then, he has been working at Th Children’s Hospital in Birmingham, AL as a research assistant. He enjoys playing basketball and watching sports on TV. Rama Bindu Manchikalapudi, MD Dr. Rama Bindu Manchikalapudi graduated from Guntur Medical College in 2003. Recently she has been volunteering as an educator in the Tuberculosis Prevention Program at Pennsylvania State University Health Services Center and also volunteering in their clinic by assisting doctors take histories and providing patients with explanations of procedures as well as answering their questions. She enjoys jogging, cooking, hand embroidery and traveling. Richa Mishra, MD Dr. Richa Mishra earned her medical degree from G.S.V.M. Medical College (India) in 2004. She worked as a Junior Resident at Tewari’s Medical Clinic for a few months prior to coming to the United States to Join her husband. Richa enjoys hiking and trekking. Dancing also occupies much of her spare time. In the future she plans a Fellowship in Endocrinology. Seema Nair, MD Dr. Seema Nair graduated from Calicut Medical College in 1999. She worked as Resident Medical Officer in the Department of General Surgery at S.R. Hospital, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala,India until January 2001 when she began working as a Resident Medical Officer in the Department of Radio Diagnosis at that same institution. She moved to the USA in March 2004. Since December 2004 she has been an Observer at Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Wilkes Barre, PA. Seematravelling, reading and interaction with people from different walks of life. Yoga and meditation inspire her. Swetha Ramachandran, MD Dr Swetha Ramachandran is a 2003 graduate from M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, India. She then worked at the Diabetes and Heart Care Hospital in India until moved to Austrailia in July 2004 where she entered Deakin University, Melbourne to pursue studies in Health Promotion and received her Masters Degree in March 2006. Swetha enjoys playing the veena, a traditional Indian string instrument. She also enjoys movies and listening to music. Yu-chen Shih, MD Dr. Yu-chen Shih received her medical degree from Taipei Medical College, Taiwan in 2004. She participated in a 3 month externship at Woodward Regional Hospital, Oklahoma and then an observership at Huron Hospital, Cleveland Clinic Health System, Ohio. She produced a video in March 2005, “Laparoscopic Hepatecomy for Hepatic Tumor: Experiences in Taipei Medical University Hospital” which was voted the best video of the year by the Digest of Endoscopy Society of Taiwan. Yu-chen enjoys swimming, traveling, movie, music and going to Starbucks. Sabrena Tangri, MD Dr. Sabrena Tangri graduated from Windsor University , Saint Kitts and Nevis in 2005. She then worked as a clinical research associate at the Mount Sinai Hospital until coming to AMH. Sabrena received the honor of Silver Medallist in Public Speaking in Toronto. She has enjoyed swimming competitions in 2
  3. 3. community championships. She also enjoys traveling, golf, discussing international affairs and current medical advancements. PGY 1 PRELIMINARY Sunil Chandy, MD Dr. Sunil Chandy graduated from Temple University in May 2006.His interest in the use of medications to alter and remedy pathophysiologic conditions led him to seek out and obtain a position in the lab of Dr. Robert Colman at the Sol Sherry Thrombosis Center where he was involved in investigating a method to inhibit an enzyme in human platelets to prevent thrombosis. He then presented his project at the research day forum at Temple University. Sunil enjoys playing blues guitar. Tennis, and preparing gourmet meals. He has traveled to various regions of the world including the Middle East, India, Mexico and Europe. Following his year at AMH Dr Chandy will enter a residency at Ophthalmology. Anne Donohoe, MD Dr. Anne Donohoe is a 2006 graduate of New York Medical College. Anne has several interests outside of medicine. She enjoys running and has complete in several races from 5K’s to half-marathons. Classical ballet and violin has filled much of her free time. She also enjoys tennis, golf and photography. She will enter a radiology residency following her year at Abington Memorial. Ambareen Khan, MD Dr. Ambareen Khan graduated from Drexel University College of Medicine in 2006. She enjoys traveling, reading, walking and spending time with family and friends. Following her internship at AMH she will be joining a residency in Anesthesia. Jennifer Kozak, MD Dr. Jennifer Kozak received her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Previously she had received her BS in Biomedical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University, Ohio, and began her career in research with the hopes of changing the world of medicine. She soon realized that her work as an engineer could only take her so far in solving many complex medical mysteries and ultimately she decided to enter medical school. She soon discovered Ophthalmology and found it to be something meaningful, technically complex, and intellectually challenging. A career in Ophthalmology will give her opportunities for patient care which she enjoys. It also provides the science and technology aspects which appeal to her engineering background as well. Free time finds Jennifer enjoying basketball, running, cooking and reading. Keith Mathers, MD Dr. Keith Mathers is a 2006 graduate of Jefferson Medical College. In light of his BS degree being received from Johns Hopkins University in Biomedical Engineering with a minor in Computer Science, Keith was seeking a career that would enable him to use his varied interests to benefit patients. After considering many options, he has chosen the field of Ophthalmology. In his spare time, Keith enjoys spending time with friends and family. Computers, video games and electronics are of special interest to him. He enjoys teaching, arts and crafts, movies, music and outdoor activities. 3
  4. 4. Tejas Patel, MD Dr. Tejas Patel graduated from Temple University School of Medicine in 2006. He is no stranger to Abington Memorial, having rotated here during Medical School His interests lie in the field of Radiology. His plans are to join a residency program in Radiology following his year at AMH. Tejas enjoys reading, softball, golf and weight lifting. Seth Rishi, MD Dr. Seth Rishi received his medical degree from Drexel University in 2006. Seth enjoys music and plays the piano, guitar and North-Indian drums. He also is interested in traditional North-Indian folk dance and has been involved in competitions throughout the east cost and also has taught classes. He is active in sports including basketball, football, tennis and soccer. He will be entering a residency in Radiology following his year at Abington Memorial. Richard Tuli, MD Dr. Richard Tuli is a 2006 graduate of Jefferson Medical College. He has been involved in research and has several publications and presentations to his credit. Richard is involved in mountain biking, skiing, traveling and basketball. He also enjoys cooking and photography. Following his internship at Abington Memorial he will enter a residency in Radiology, as his goal is a career in academic radiation oncology. PGY 2 Bharghavi Degapudi, MD Dr. Bhargavi Degapudi graduated from Gandhi Medical College in 2002. In her first year she was awarded “Best all round Medical Student”. She won the chess intercollegiate championship and was also a member of her state gymnastics team. Since coming to the United States in 2003 she has been involved in various research projects at the Hospital of the University of PA. In March 2005 she joined the Internal Medicine Residency Program her at AMH. Her hobbies include reading books, listening to classical music and writing. She enjoys nature photography, boating and cooking. Osaze Edo-Ohonba, MD Dr Osaze Edo-Ohonba received his medical degree from the University of Benin, Nigeria in 1999 following his internship. He then practiced medicine in an underserved area of Nigeria until October 2001 where he was in charge of a small 20 bed hospital unit. Since 2001 he has been working in the Department of Anesthesiology and Intersive care at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences complex at the University of the West Indies in Trinidad. His career goal is to eventually be involved in directing and training of upcoming physicians. Osaze enjoys soccer, singing and gardening in his spare time. Mylene Go, MD Dr. Mylene Go graduated from the University of Santo Tomas, Manilla, Philippines in 2002. She then served a year’s internship in the Department of Medicine and surgery at that institution and was awarded the honor of “Outstanding Intern of the Year”. She came to the USA and completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Wayne State University in 2006. Family reasons motivated her to find a residency in eastern Pennsylvania. Mylene enjoys swimming, jogging, singing and photography. Hina Mahboob, MD 4
  5. 5. Dr Hina Mahboob is a 2000 graduate from Government Medical College, Srinagar, India. She then completed a residency in Internal Medicine at District Hospital in Baramullah. Hina received gold and silver medals for being in the top 2 percentile in the University exams in: Anatomy, Neuroanatomy/physiology, Pathology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Microbiology, Virology, Infectious disease and Parasitology, Cell Biology and Histology, Internal Medicine, Chest medicine and Tuberculosis. During medical school she also received honors for ranking in the top ten in the state. She received gold/silver medals in public speech, athletic meets and inter-school symposia. Her hobbies include Music, skiing and basketball. Jean Marie Kane, DO Dr. Jean Kane graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2005. While at PCOM she received the Foundation Scholars Grant given by the American Osteopathic Foundation in 2002. Jean has an extensive list of Research Publications and Presentations. For her Publication, “The Impact of the Globalization of Medical Ethics: The Genetic Revolution in Israel”, she received the Award for Outstanding Research Paper in Contemporary Perspectives. Prior to beginning her medical training she taught Earth and Space Science, Physical Science, Biology, Chemistry and Physics for 8th through 12th grade students at Blair Christian Academy in Philadelphia, PA. Her volunteer experience includes being involved with Safe Harbor (a child bereavement group sponsored by Abington Memorial Hospital); Summer program at the Mutter Museum in Philadelphia; Abington Memorial Hospice volunteer; AMH Emergency Department Volunteer; Youth Study Center tutoring in math, reading and life skills; Allegheny U Hospital Surgical Department Volunteer; and Thodes Middle School teacher’s assistant tutoring special education children. In her leisure time Jean enjoys traveling, interior decorating and she is involved with Greyhound Adoption and Rescue. Aduj Malik, MD Dr. Anju Malik received his medical degree in 2001 from Jmf’s Acpm Medical College, India. He moved to the USA and earned a MS in Animal Science at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2005. In June 2005 he began a residency in Internal Medicine at The Jewish Hospital located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dr Malik transferred to AMH is his second year to be closer to family. He enjoys reading, playing the guitar, and working out at the gym. Olukemi Ambimbola Osinusi, MD Dr. Kemi Osinusi received her medical degree from the University of Ibandan, Nigeria in 2001. Upon graduation, she became an intern at the University College Hospital, spending 3 months in each of the departments of Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery and Ob-Gyn. After internship, she whet on to the Harvard School of Public Health where she obtained an MPH degree in International Health in June 2003. Prior to coming to Abington, she spent a year and a half working in the HIV/AIDS division of the Human Development Group of the World Bank in Washington DC. The major role of the division was to build the capacity of recipient countries of World Bank grants and loans to established and run ARV treatment programs. Kemi hopes to pursue a fellowship in infectious diseases after residency. In her free time, she likes to spend time with friends and family and travel.. Manish Rai, DO Dr. Manish Rai graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in June of 2005. While a student at PCOM His volunteer experiences included the Big Brother Mentoring Program and the West Philadelphia High School Health Fair. He was a member and Treasurer of the PCOM Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association Club. Manish enjoys hiking, music, biking and weightlifting. He plans a career in Internal Medicine. He plans a career in Heme/Onc or Infectious Diseases. Nirav Gopalbhai Sheth, MD Dr. Nirav Sheth earned his medical degree in 2002 at M.S. University of Baroda Medical College in India. 5
  6. 6. Throughout medical school he was among the top 10% of his class of 180 students. During medical school he had the opportunity to be involved in a research project studying the alternative medicine (Ayurvedic) on borderline hypertension. Nirav has won awards in debate competitions. He held the position of medical officer at Swami Premdas Jalaram Hospital in Baroda from May 2002 until June 2003. Dr Sheth completed his MPH with health promotion specialization from Northern Illinois University in May of 2005. He is a member of the Institutional Review Board at Abington Memorial Hospital. Nirav enjoys reading, playing cricket, investing in the stock market and creating advertisements. Karthikeyan Sai, MD Dr. Karthikeyan Sai is a 2001 graduate from Sri Venkatesvara Medical College, India. He achieved second place in the Medicine final exam and third place in Surgery. Karthikeyan was one of the top ten students of his class. Following medical school he worked at Yashoda Hospital in Hyderabad as a medical officer. In October of 2003 he began his work at Port of Spain General Hospital in Trinidad. His personal interests include reading, music, coin collection , cricket and swimming. Aseem Srivistava, MD Dr. Aseem Srivistava graduaterd from B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Nepal in March 2001. He continued his education as an Internal Medicine Resident at National Academy of Medicine Sciences until March 2004. Aseem enjoys reading, watching cricket, and playing with computer 3D software. Ajay Kumar Toppur Ramanakumar, MD Dr. Ajay Ramanakumar graduated from M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, India in May 2003. In August of 2003 he came to the USA to enter the MPH program at Western Kentucky University from which he graduated in May 2005. Ajay enjoys playing cricket and has represented his college in this sport. He has won several medals in discus throw. Playing snooker and billiards is a source of relaxation for him. Following residency at AMH Dr Ramanakumar’s plan is to begin a Cardiology Fellowship. Muthu Kumaran Veeraputhiran, MD Dr Muthu Veeraputhiran graduated from Stanley Medical College, India in May 2002. IN August 2003 he earned his MPH in the field of Epidemiology the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Muthu enjoys stamp collecting, raising tropical fish and having pet dogs. Madhavi Yarlagadda, MD Dr. Madhavi Yarlagadda is a 2003 graduate of Osmania Medical College, India. Madhavi represented her school in sports and games and won second place in Table Tennis at the Inter-college Competitions. In June 2004 she began working in the University of Maryland Medical System as a research assistant. At AMH she is a member of the Hospital Infection Control Committee. She likes to cook and has a special interest in fabric painting and dance. Madhavi also enjoys outdoor games such as basketball and badminton. Music and reading are also enjoyable to her. PGY 3 Rachna Anand, DO 6
  7. 7. Dr. Rachna Anand received her BSc, RPh degree from Temple University School of Medicine in 1997. She continued her education and graduated from Philadelphia college of Osteopathic Medicine in 2004.Recently she has been involved with Trabeculectomy Research with Dr. George L. Spaeth at Will’s Eye Hospital. Dr Anand is an active member of American Osteopathic Association and American Pharmaceutical Association. She enjoys running, squash and music. Her career goal is to practice in a urban medical center and to be involved with education of future physicians. Avidon Appel, DO Dr. Avidon Appel is a 2004 graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has also earned his MBA from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. Avidon began his medical career by completing a volunteer pre-medical internship at Frankford Hospital in 1995. He was employed as a research assistant at Fox chase Cancer Center from 1996 until 1999, and worked as a Medical/Research Assistant at PCOM from 1997 until 2002. He also held the position of Web Site Designer at PCOM and was responsible for designing course websites for clinical rotations and clerkships in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, Med Sub I, Surgery and Psychiatry. Dr. Appel’s hobbies include HAM radio , computers, woodworking and cabinet making. Aaron Best, DO Dr. Aaron Best is a 2004 graduate from PCOM. At PCOM he has participated in the intramural basketball league and the interscholastic soccer league. Aaron has volunteered for numerous organizations including Chester County Hospital as a nursing assistant, Good Fellowship Ambulance Club and St. Mary’s Family Respite Center. A former Californian, he now calls Philadelphia his home and is the proud new father of a son, Caleb. His interests include outdoor sports and activities. He is an amateur handyman, plumber electrician and gardener. Michelle S Gorbos- Spina, DO Dr. Michelle S Gorbos-Spina graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2003. She then began an Osteopathic Residency at PCOM and has completed her second year. Deciding to pursue an Allopathic Residency Dr. Gorbos-Spina transferred to Abington Memorial. Michelle is a graduate of Villanova University where she earned the honors of Alpha Epsilon Delta and Sigma Delta Pi. Dr. Spina is planning a career in primary care. Eric Mueller, DO Dr. Eric Mueller received his BS in Chemical Engineering in 1995 from The Pennsylvania State University. He then began his career as a chemical engineer. In 2000 he entered Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine from which he graduated in 2004. As Nova Eric was involved with several student organizations. He was the treasurer and secretary of the student district of the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association and was active in health fairs, participated in several educational seminars and twice was a representative of FOMA to meet with lawmakers in Tallahassee. Osamudiamen Idahosa, MD Following his graduation from the University of Nigeria Medical School in 1999 Dr Osamudiamen Idahosa served his internship at the Military Hospital, Yaba Nigeria. Thereafter, he completed his compulsory national youth internship at the Nigerian Prison Hospital, Lagos. In June he left the shores of Nigeria for Trinidad where he worked as house officer in County Hospital, Sangre Grande. He enjoys reading, 7
  8. 8. soccer and chess. Simha Vivek Jagadeesh, MD Dr. Simha Jagadeesh was born and raised in Nassau, Bahama. Being of Indian decent he chose to obtain his medical education and degree from Kasturba Medical College, India from which he graduated in 2000. He completed his internship at Kasturba hospital. Dr Jagadeesh passed the PLAB part I and II exams for GMC licensure in the UK. He began working at Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School as a research Fellow in 2002. He has published several abstracts on Lung Cancer. Simha enjoys tennis and playing Tabke (classical Indian drum). He is also learning to play the guitar. Dr. Jagadeesh is interested in pursuing a career in Pulmonary and Critical Care. Su Su Naing, MD Dr Su Naing is a 2000 graduate of the Institute of Medicine (1), Myanmar. She received her Master of Science in Community Health Education from Western Illinois University in December 2003. Dr. Naing completed her internship at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY in June 2005 and joined us at AMH in July 2005. She is an honorary member of Eta Sigma Gamma, Pi Chapter National Professional Health Honorary Society and a member of the Burmese Student Network at Western Illinois University. Pranav Punyadhan Shah, MD Dr. Pranav Shah graduated from M.S. University of Baroda Medical College, India in 2002. Among the awards he has received is a certificate for top 0.1% students in mathematics in the All India Senior school Certificate Exam. In 2004 Dr. Shah received his Masters in Public Health at the University of North Texas, Health Science Center with Epidemiology as his major. Pranav enjoys surfing the internet and watching sports. He plans to enter a fellowship program following his IM Residency at AMH. 8
  9. 9. Vijay Singh, MD Dr Vijay Singh graduated from Kasturba Medical College, India in 2001. During his clerkship year he was involved in organizing blood donation camps. He also was a member of a committee which planned a National Radiology Conference. He received the Dr R Sitaraman Memorial Award in Urology in 1999. Dr Singh is an amateur Philatelist. He also enjoys trekking in “wild and unexplored trails and regions”. Following residency he hopes to begin a Fellowship in Cardiology. Hariharan Subramanian, MD Following graduation from Kilpauk Medical College in 1999 Dr Hariharan Subramanian spent two years practicing clinical medicine in Madras, India. He received the Certificate of Honor in Pharmacology while in Medical School. He worked for a few months at Madras Diabetes Research Foundation. In 2001 he moved to the UK for further training at the University Hospital of North Durham and later at the University Hospital of Hartlepool to obtain his MRCP. Hariharan enjoys traveling, playing badminton, table tennis working out in the gym. Nandar Min Swe, MD Dr Nandar Min Swe is a 2001 graduate of the Institute of Medicine I, Myanmar. She was a recipient of the National scholarship for all of her years in medical school. She enjoyed playing for the Women’s soccer team and received the best sportswoman of the year award in 1996. Nandar was elected as editorial for English section of Annual Magazine committee for 3 consecutive years. She came to the USA in 2001 and participated in an observership at Harbor Hospital Center in Baltimore where her husband was a resident. Later she volunteered in the office of Dr Aung of Heritage Health Care, Lancaster, CA and was responsible for carrying out the standard exercise stress tests on patients. She enjoys sports and music. Dr. Swe enjoys teaching and plans to combine this passion with her skills in medicine. Prabhakara Rao Tumpati, MD Dr. Prabhakara Tumpati graduated from Osmania Medical College in 1996. He worked as a physician at MV Samajam Organization where he was responsible for the health maintenance of 100 children at the Maranatha Children’s Home and for 15 elderly and destitute at the Maranatha Ashram Home for the Elderly. At Maranatha Visvasa Samajam he also served as a counselor and health educator to the local community stressing the need for prevention of disease rather than cure. In 1999 he left India in order to attend the University of Oslo, Norway. He participated in the special courses designed for graduates of Foreign Medical Schools at the University of Oslo. After passing a medical board examination He worked in the country of Norway as resident medical officer for a year and a half prior to coming to the USA. In the United States he has worked in Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC and at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center as a research assistant. Dr Tumpati enjoys Web design and has created several internet portals and wikis some of which include;; and He also enjoys reading books, surfing the internet, listening to music and spending time with family and friends. 9
  10. 10. PGY 4 Vamshi Krishna Mallavarapu, MD Dr. Vamshi Mallavarapu is a Chief Resident of Internal Medicine at AMH. He received his MPH from SUNY, Albany in May of 2003. He is a January 2000 graduate of Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College in India. His Internship was served at Gandhi Hospital, Hyderabad. Dr. Mallavarapu's interests include running, playing tennis, reading, and listening to music. He enjoys the outdoors and looks forward to the time he spends hiking and rafting. He is actively involved in ICD research and has submitted abstracts in National meetings including American Heart Association meetings and Heart Rhythm Society meetings. He was selected as Women’s Board Scholar for the year 2005 at Abington Hospital. Following his residency at AMH he plans a Fellowship in Cardiology. Siddavatam Naveen Kumar Reddy, MD Dr Naveen Reddy is a Chief Resident of Internal Medicine at AMH. He is a 1997 graduate of Mysore Medical College, India. Dr. Reddy worked in general practice in India until relocating to the UK in August of 2000 to pursue his MRCP. He worked as House Officer while in the UK – Nine Wells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee; Hairmyres Hospital, Est Kilbride, Scotland and Dewsbury District Hospital, Dewsbury. In July of 2003 Dr Reddy began his residency in Internal Medicine at Fairview Hospital (Cleveland Clinic) in Ohio. He transferred to AMH at the beginning of his second year. Future plans include a Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care in order to prepare for a career in Respiratory Medicine. 10