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Current Residents

Head and Neck Surgery Residents 2016-17

 
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Chief Residents: Class of 2017

     

Joshua Au, MD

 

Aaron Feinstein, MD, MHS 

Hometown: Miami, FL
Medical School: Yale University School of Medicine
Undergraduate: Yale University
 

Hometown: South Bend, IN
Medical School: Yale University School of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Southern California

     

Edward Kuan, MD 

 

Sophie Shay, MD

Hometown: Diamond Bar, CA
Medical School: University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of California, Los Angeles
 

Hometown: Long Grove, IL
Medical School: University of Chicago,The Pritzker School of Medicine
Undergraduate: Duke University

     

Andrew Vahabzadeh-Hagh, MD 

   

Hometown: Scottsdale, AZ
Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Undergraduate: Arizona State University

   

PGY 4: Class of 2018

     

John Frederick, MD

 

Kelly Pettijohn, MD

Hometown: Huntsville, AL
Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine
Undergraduate: The University of Alabama

 

Hometown: Denver, Colorado
Medical School: University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
Undergraduate: Lehigh University

     

Zain Rizvi, MD

 

Jacob Wester, MD

Hometown: Canoga Park, CA & Farmington Hills, MI
Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Michigan

 

Hometown: Albany, OR
Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
Undergraduate: Oregon State University

     

Frederick Yoo, MD

   
Hometown: Bensalem, PA
Medical School: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania
   

PGY 3: Class of 2019

     

Karam Badran, MD

 

Janice Chang, MD, PhD

Hometown: San Roman, CA
Medical School: UC Irvine
Undergraduate: UC San Diego

 

Hometown: Irvine, CA
Medical School: UC Irvine
Undergraduate: UC Berkeley

     

Roxana Moayer, MD

 

Pratik Patel, MD

Hometown: Walnut Creek, CA
Medical School: University of Southern California
Undergraduate: UC Davis

 

Hometown: North Brunswick, NJ
Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania

   

Ryan Stephenson, MD

   

Hometown: Clearfield, UT
Medical School: Pittsburgh Medical School
Undergraduate: Weber State University

   

PGY 2: Class of 2020

     

Floyd Buen, MD

 

Thomas Heineman, MD

Hometown: Santa Clarita, CA
Medical School: University of California, San Diego
Undergraduate: Dartmouth College

 

Hometown: Grinnell, IA
Medical School: Weill Cornell Medical College
Undergraduate: University of Iowa

     

Christine Kim, MD

 

Ashley Kita, MD

Hometown: Rockville, MD
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania

  Hometown: Los Gatos, CA
Medical School: David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Undergraduate: University of California, Berkeley
     

Hassan Nasser, MD

   

Hometown: Dearborn, MI
Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School
Undergraduate: University of Michigan

   

PGY 1: Class of 2021

     

Zachariah Chandy, MD

 

Kyle Hannabass, MD 

Hometown: Loma Linda, CA
Medical School: University of California, Irvine
Undergraduate: Standford University

 

Hometown: Daytona Beach, FL
Medical School: University of Florida
Undergraduate: University of Florida 

     

Shabnam Ghazizadeh, MD

 

Brooke Su, MD, MPH

Hometown: Rochester, NY
Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University
Undergraduate: University of California, Irvine

 

Hometown: Princeton, NJ
Medical School: University of San Francisco
Undergraduate: University of California, Berkley

     
     
     

 

 

   

Recent Graduates: Class of 2016

     

Irene Kim, MD

 

Isabelle Liu, MD

Hometown: Orange, CA
Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University 

Post-Residency Plan: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University

 

Hometown: Arlington, TX
Medical School: Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
Undergraduate: Standford University

Post-Residency Plan: Kaiser Permanente

     

Jon Mallen-St. Clair, MD, PhD

Hometown: Amherst, MA
Medical School: New York University School of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of California, Berkeley 

Post-Residency Plan: Surgical Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, CA

 

Julianna Pesce, MD

Hometown: Carmel, CA
Medical School: University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of California, Berkeley 

Post-Residency Plan: Advanced Head and Neck Surgical Oncology Fellowship, Memorial Sloan Kettering, New York

     
     

Travis Shiba, MD

Hometown: Upland, CA
Medical School: Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of California, Los Angeles 

Post-Residency Plan: Laryngology Fellowship, UCLA Head & Neck Surgery Department, Los Angeles, CA

   
     

Recent Graduates: Class of 2015

     

Kim Nguyen, MD

Hometown: Castro Valley, CA
Medical School: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of California, Berkeley

Post-Residency Plan: Head and Neck Physician, Los Angeles, CA

 

Kevin Peng, MD

Hometown: Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Medical School: University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
Undergraduate: California Institute of Technology

Post-Residency Plan: Fellowship in Neurotology, House Ear Clinic

     
     

Ali Razfar, MD

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of California Los Angeles

Post-Residency Plan: Fellowship in Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Michigan

 

Bobby Tajudeen, MD

Hometown: Kendall Park, NJ
Medical School: New York University School of Medicine
Undergraduate: Rutgers College

Post-Residency Plan: Fellowship in Rhinology, University of Pennsylvania

     
     

Soroush Zaghi, MD

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Undergraduate: University of California, Los Angeles

Post-Residency Plan: Fellowship in Sleep Medicine & Surgery, Stanford

   
     
     

 

 

 

 

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