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Resident Profiles

PGY 1

Ria Datta, MD 

Undergraduate: University of Maryland
Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University
Hometown: Maryland 
Professional Interests: Psychotherapy
Hobbies: Cooking, baking, meditation, and hiking.
Interest in Fellowship: Child and Adolescent psychiatry and Forensic psychiatry

 

Nithin Edara, MD 

Undergraduate: University of Michigan 
Medical School: Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine 
Hometown: Battle Creek, MI
Professional Interests: Inpatient psychiatry, CL psych, child and adolescent psychiatry, addiction psych, pretty much everything
Hobbies: Movies, Michigan football (Go Blue!), tennis, finding new restaurants (foodie)
Interests in Fellowship: Undecided

 

Obaada Elhomsy, MD 

Undergraduate: University of California San Diego
Medical School: University of California Davis, School of Medicine
Hometown: San Diego, California
Professional Interests: Psychotherapy, Psychopharmacology, Neuropsychiatry, Ethnopsychiatry
Hobbies: Walking, Reading
Interest in Fellowship: Undecided

 

James Estaver, MD 

Undergraduate: University of Chicago
Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine - Rockford
Hometown: Arlington Heights, Illinois
Professional Interests: Depression, Anxiety, Trauma-related disorders, Psychopharmacology
Hobbies: TV and film, video games, weightlifting
Interest in Fellowship: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

 

Sidra Parveen, MD 

Undergraduate:  University of Hawaii at Manoa
Medical School: University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine
Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii
Professional Interests: Psychotherapy, mental health advocacy, psychedelic-assisted therapy and research
Hobbies: Art museums, coffee shops, drawing, reading/audiobooks
Interest in Fellowship: Undecided

 

Hamed Shafiuddin, MD 

Undergraduate: University of Illinois at Chicago
Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University
Hometown: Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Professional Interests: Serving the community I grew up around
Hobbies: Video games, weight lifting, cooking, cat enthusiast
Interest in Fellowship: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

 

Shermeen Sheikh, MD 

Undergraduate: University of Chicago
Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Professional Interests: Outpatient psychiatry, personality disorders, ECT
Hobbies: Baking, exploring Chicago's food scene, traveling, and working with animals!
Interest in Fellowship: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

 

Jeremy Wolfe, MD 

Undergrad: Columbia College Chicago
Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University
Hometown: Cary, IL
Professional Interests: psychosis, anxiety disorders, geriatrics, inpatient psychiatry
Hobbies: guitar, yoga, fantasy/sci-fi
Interest in Fellowships: undecided

PGY 2

Allison Fassett, MD 

Undergraduate:  University of California, Los Angeles

Medical School: Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine

Hometown: Encinitas, California

Professional Interests: Academic Psychiatry, Sleep Disorders, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Hobbies: Audiobooks, Yoga, Visiting National Baseball Stadiums

Interest in Fellowship: Undecided

 

 

Mohammed Ismail, MD

Undergraduate:  University of Iowa

Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University

Hometown: Bettendorf, IA

Professional Interests: Psychotic disorders, cross cultural psychiatry 

Hobbies: Soccer, video games, anything tech

Interest in Fellowship:  Possibly forensic

 

 

 

Won-He Lee, MD

Undergraduate:  Rice University

Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Hometown: Austin, TX

Professional Interests: Interests: psychotherapy, neuropsychiatry

Hobbies: piano, classical music, opera, reading, video games, chess, swimming

Interest in Fellowship: Undecided

 

 

Pragati Mamtora, MD

Undergraduate:  University of Southern California (USC)

Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University

Hometown: Placentia, CA

Professional Interests: Outpatient psychiatry, collaborative care, cross-cultural psychiatry, integrative psychiatry

Hobbies: Hiking, biking, road trips, visiting national parks, drawing, painting, gardening, international & national traveling

Interest in Fellowship: Undecided

 

 

Ghulam Mujtaba, MD

Undergraduate:  Bradley University

Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin

Hometown: Dallas, TX

Professional Interests: Education, neurodevelopmental disorders, psychopharmacology

Hobbies: Tennis, basketball, snowboarding, bitcoin, Milwaukee Bucks, cars, and enjoying Chicago life 

Interest in Fellowship: Possibly consultation-liaison or child & adolescent

 

 

Eugene Vvedenskiy, MD

Undergraduate:  CUNY Hunter College

Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

Professional Interests: Geriatrics, ECT, addiction, personality disorders

Hobbies: Travel, numismatics, business development, stocks

Interest in Fellowship: Undecided

 

 

 

Gary Wu, MD

Undergraduate:  SUNY Stony Brook

Medical School: Rush Medical College

Hometown: New York, NY

Professional Interests: LGBTQ Mental Health, Mood Disorders, Psychosis

Hobbies: Cooking, Indoor gardening, Orchids, Cats

Interest in Fellowship: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

 

 

 

 

John Yang, MD

Undergraduate: University of Minnesota

Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University

Hometown: Minneapolis, MN

Professional Interests: community, cultural, and underserved mental health

Hobbies: Latin dance, sports, and acoustic guitar

Interest in Fellowship: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

 

Pgy 3

Elizabeth Augustine, MD 

Undergraduate: Carnegie Mellon University 

Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University

Hometown: Downers Grove, IL

Professional Interests: Mood disorders, psychotic disorders, inpatient psychiatry

Hobbies: Running, baking, eating, TV

Interest in Fellowship: Possibly Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

 

Sally Chu, MD 

Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania
Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University
Hometown: Seattle, WA
Professional Interests: Depression, Anxiety, OCD, Outpatient Psychiatry, Psychotherapy
Hobbies: Indoor rock climbing, yoga, hiking, eating, baking, crafting, video games
Interest in Fellowship: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, possibly Consult-Liaison

 

Alex Cupler, MD 

Undergraduate: Loyola University Chicago
Medical School: Rush Medical College
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Professional Interests: Psychotic disorders, substance use disorders, community mental health
Hobbies: Bike rides, hiking, gardening, video games
Interest in Fellowship: Addiction

 

Gina Rickert, DO 

Undergraduate: Kenyon College
Medical School: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Hometown: Downers Grove, IL
Professional Interests: Neuropsychiatric Syndromes in Neurodegenerative Disorders, Palliative Psychiatry, Psychotic Disorders, Correctional Psychiatry
Hobbies: Music, listening to podcasts, binge watching TV shows, spending time with friends and family, cats
Interest in Fellowship: Possibly Geriatrics and/or Forensics

 

Ravneet Singh, MD 

Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Professional Interests: Anxiety, Depression, Mood disorders, Psychiatric crises, PTSD, Psychotherapy
Hobbies: Reading, playing video games, exercising, biking
Interest in Fellowship: Undecided 

 

Ryan Stefancik, DO 

Undergraduate: Ohio Wesleyan University
Medical School: Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hometown: Richmond Heights, OH
Professional Interests: Academic Psychiatry, Inpatient Psychiatry
Hobbies: Playing sports (basketball, golf, volleyball, anything really), working with animals, learning new instruments (currently the banjo), video games
Interest in Fellowship: Undecided

 

Neel Toor, DO 

Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Medical School: Des Moines University 
Hometown: Kenosha, WI
Professional Interests: Acute Inpatient Psychiatry, Cross Cultural Psychiatry
Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, trying new foods, amateur gym goer
Interest in Fellowship: Undecided

PGY 4

Ali Khoshkish, MD 

Undergraduate: University of California, Irvine
Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Professional Interests:  Adult Psychiatry 
Hobbies:  Reading about history, geopolitics, comparative religions, psychiatric care for gender diverse persons, and anti-racism literature. Listening to podcasts. Playing Magic: the Gathering & board games.
Interest in Fellowship: Undecided
 

Nikhilesh Raju, MD 

Undergraduate: Duke University
Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University
Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
Professional Interests: Mood disorders, sleep disorders, psychosomatic medicine, climate change and mental health, mental health technology
Hobbies: Visiting museums, hiking, exploring downtown Chicago, listening to podcasts, reading, watching college basketball 
Interest in Fellowship: Undecided 
 

Nicholas Sahagian, MD 

Undergraduate: Skidmore College
Medical School: Chicago Medical School
Hometown: Boston, MA
Professional Interests: Mood disorders, psychotic disorders, psychotherapy
Hobbies: Guitar, reading, MTG with Ali and Hans
Interest in Fellowship: Undecided

 

Hans Wang, MD 

Undergraduate: University of Arkansas Fayetteville, Fayetteville, AR
Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine

 

 

Daniel Wasserman, MD 

Undergraduate: Loyola University Chicago
Medical School: Rush Medical College
Hometown: Lincolnwood, IL
Professional Interests: Depression, sleep disorders, anxiety, PTSD, addiction, neuropsychiatry, pharmacogenomics, medical technology
Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, photography, running, cycling, computers, cars, building and fixing things, astronomy, cooking, watching movies, video games, digital editing/production, classical and jazz music, traveling, hiking, horseback riding, and falling down YouTube rabbit holes
Interest in Fellowship: Undecided