Surgery

Current Surgery Residents

R5 | R4 | R3 | R2 | R1 | Research Year

R5

Maria Chulkov, M.D. 
Maria Chulkov, M.D.

Administrative
Chief Resident

Qiong Qiu, M.D. 
Qiong Qiu, M.D.

 

Yousif Sandokji, M.D. 
Yousif Sandokji, M.D.

Sophia Toraby, M.D 
Sophia Toraby, M.D.

Nickname: Sophia 
Hometown: Cos Cob, CT 
Medical School: University of Toledo 
Clinical Interests: Trauma / Critical Care 
Personal Interests:
Swing Dance, Singing, Whiskey 

R4

Carol Angel, M.D. 
Carol Angel, M.D.

Nickname: "C Note"
Hometown: Navarre, OH
Medical School: The University of Toledo
College of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Colorectal surgery
Personal Interests: Running,
watching sports, playing with my cats

Ahmad Bosaily, M.D.

Ahmad Bosaily, M.D.

Hometown: Abha, Saudi Arabia 
Medical School:
King Khalid University 
Clinical Interests: Robotic surgery 
Personal Interests:
Video games, travel 

Eric Goldschmidt, M.D. 
Eric Goldschmidt, M.D.

Nickname: Eric
Hometown: Duluth, MN
Medical School:
Loyola University Stritch
School of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Personal Interests:
skiing, hunting, fishing, dogs

John Luckoski, M.D. 
John Luckoski, M.D.

Hometown: Dayton, Ohio
Medical School: The University of Toledo
College of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Trauma and Critical Care
Personal Interests: Teaching, 
Video games

Kristin Schafer, M.D. 
Kristin Schafer, M.D.

Hometown: Lafayette, OH
Medical School: University of Toledo
College of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Vascular Surgery
Personal Interests: 
Hiking, kayaking, traveling, boxing

 
 
R3

Abdullah Alalwan, M.D. 
Abdullah Alalwan, M.D.

Hometown : Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Medical School : King Saud Bin Abdulaziz
University for Health sciences
Clinical Interests: Colorectal surgery,
Minimal invasive surgery
Personal Interests: History,
Arabic Poetry, Football, Movies and cooking

Somya Al-Embideen, M.D. 
Somya Al-Embideen, M.D.

Nickname: really endless nick names;
"Soom," "Seus," "Simsim" and "Somsom"
Hometown: Amman, Jordan
Medical School: University of Jordan
Clinical Interests:
Cardiothoracic (thoracic and cardiac portions,
Congenital anomalies), Surgical Oncology
Personal Interests: Photography,
Traveling, visiting new places, trying new food,
volunteering, Crochet and reading

Motaz Al-Yafi, M.D. 
Motaz Al-Yafi, M.D.

Nickname: “Mo” OR “Taz” 
Hometown: Montréal & Syria 
Medical School: Alfaisal University, 
College of Medicine 
Clinical Interests: Cardiothoracic
and Robotic Surgery 
Personal Interests:
Music, soccer and travel

Michael DeVries, M.D. 
Michael DeVries, M.D.

Hometown: Bowling Green, OH
Medical School: University of Toledo
College of Medicine
Clinical Interests:
Complex surgical oncology, hepatobiliary
Personal Interests: Spending time
with my wife (Lauren) and daughter (Mia).
Taking our dogs for walks. Star Wars.

Tania Torres, M.D. 
Tania Torres, M.D.

Nickname : "TT"
Hometown: Matamoros, Mexico
Medical School: Loyola University
of Chicago 
Clinical Interests: Vascular Surgery, 
cardiothoracic surgery
Personal Interests: Baking,
Sudoku, Painting, Traveling

 
R2

Asmita Chopra, M.D.
Asmita Chopra, M.D.

Hometown: New Delhi, India
Medical School: Lady Hardinge
Medical College
Clinical Interests: General Surgery,
Surgical Oncology, Minimally invasive surgery
Personal Interests: Reading fiction,
Sketching, Travelling, Food
(cooking and experimenting), Cricket

Maria Kenner, M.D.
Maria Kenner, M.D.

Hometown: Youngstown, Ohio. 
Medical school: 
Northeast Ohio Medical University 
Clinical interests: undecided 
Personal interests: hiking, reading, 
playing piano, reality tv shows

Tamara Maghathe, M.D.
Tamara Maghathe, M.D.

Hometown : Cincinnati, OH
Medical School: The University of Toledo
College of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Surgical oncology
Personal Interests:
Spending time with my nieces,
nephew, & cat; biking; puzzling

Emily W. Rady, M.D.
Emily W. Rady, M.D.

Hometown: Brunswick, Ohio
(near Cleveland)
Medical School: The University of Toledo
College of Medicine and Life Sciences
Clinical Interests: General Surgery,
Trauma Surgery, Acute Care Surgery,
Surgical Critical Care
Personal Interests: Health and Fitness,
Wilderness Medicine, Outdoor Activities
and Exploration

Omar Sallout, M.D.
Omar Sallout, M.D.

Nickname: "Omarinho"
Hometown: Khobar, Saudi Arabia
Medical School: Imam Abdulrahman
Bin Faisal University
(University of Dammam)
Clinical Interests:
Minimally invasive surgery, research
Personal Interests: Playing the piano,
learning new languages, tennis

Natalie Sirianni, M.D.
Natalie Sirianni, M.D.

Prelim

Nickname : Nat
Hometown : Royal Oak, MI
Medical School :
University of Toledo
Clinical Interests :
Surgical education
and trauma surgery
Personal Interests : hiking,
rock climbing, reading,
video games, playing the drums and piano.

R1

Hassan J. Abbas, M.D.

Hassan J. Abbas, M.D.

Hometown: Toledo, Ohio
Medical School:
The University of Toledo
College of Medicine
and Life Sciences 
Clinical Interests: Vascular Surgery
Endovascular therapy
Personal Interests: Fitness/exercise,
spending time with family
and friends, reading

 

Natalia Barragan, M.D.

Natalia Barragan, M.D.

Medical School:
The University of Toledo
College of Medicine
and Life Sciences 

Carly Chappell

Carly Chappell

Hometown: Indianapolis, IN
Medical School: Indiana University
Clinical Interests: undecided
Personal interests:
Running, Hiking, Triathloning, Brewerying

 

 Armelle DeRiso, M.D.

Armelle DeRiso, M.D.

Hometown: Sandusky, Ohio
Medical School: The University of Toledo
College of Medicine and Life Sciences
Clinical Interests:
Cardiothoracic Surgery,
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 
Personal Interests:
Running/ Workout classes,
Spending time with family and friends, Audiobooks

Christina Dubchuk

Christina Dubchuk 

Hometown: Toledo, Ohio
Medical School: The University of Toledo College of Medicine
and Life Sciences

 Mohamed Al Yafi

Mohamed Al Yafi

Prelim

Medical School: Alfaisal University
College of Medicine, Saudi Arabia

Aizaz Ali

Aizaz Ali

Prelim

Nickname: Aizy
Hometown: Mardan, Pakistan
Medical school: Shifa College of Medicine,Islamabad
Clinical Interests:
Minimally invasive; Pancreatic; Trauma 
Personal Interests:
Tennis; Running; Reading. 

 

Ahmed Osman

Ahmed Osman

Prelim

Hometown: Khartoum, Sudan
Medical School: University of Khartoum
Clinical Interests: Pediatric Surgery, Global Surgery
Personal Interests:
Swimming, Soccer, and Traveling

Francisco Rodriguez Silva 

Francisco Rodriguez Silva

Prelim

Nickname: Fran
Hometown: Diriamba-Nicaragua
Medical School: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Nicaragua
Clinical Interests:
Minimally invasive surgery, vascular surgery.
Personal Interests:
Sports, hiking, gaming.

Research Year

Darren Abbas, M.D. 
Darren Abbas, M.D.

Hometown : Dallas, Texas
Medical School: Texas A&M University
College of Medicine
Clinical Interests : Plastic surgery
Personal Interests: Football, basketball,
trying new restaurants,
skeet shooting, working out

Christina Camick, M.D. 
Christina Camick, M.D.

Hometown: Toledo, OH
Medical School: The University of Toledo
College of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Wound healing
Personal Interests: Painting,
cooking, crocheting

Sarah Hill, M.D.

Sarah Hill, M.D.

Hometown: Hudson, OH
Medical School: Northeast Ohio
Medical University
Clinical Interests: Cardiothoracic surgery, 
minimally-invasive surgery, global surgery
Personal Interests: Cooking, baking, art, 
horseback riding,
learning languages, traveling

Meghan Wandtke, M.D.

Meghan Wandtke, M.D.

Hometown: Toledo, OH
Medical School: University of Toledo
College of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Thoracic Surgery, 
Clinical Research, SAGES guidelines
Personal Interests: 
My French bulldog Louie, 
friends & family, crocheting

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Last Updated: 9/29/21