Surgery

Current Surgery Residents

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

R5
Amin Mohamed Ahmed, M.D. 
Amin Mohamed Ahmed, M.D.

Samer Alharthi, M.D. 
Samer Alharthi, M.D.

Hometown : Taif- Saudi Arabia
Medical School : Taif University
Clinical Interests : Vascular Surgery
Personal Interests :
Landscape photography

Stephen Markowiak, M.D. 
Stephen Markowiak, M.D.

Chief Resident

Mennatallah Omar, M.D. 
 Mennatallah Omar, M.D.

Chief Resident

Nickname: "Menna"
Hometown: Alexandria, Egypt
Medical School:
Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar
Clinical Interests:
Minimally Invasive/
Foregut Surgery
Personal Interests: Traveling,
Coffee Shops, Cooking

Karim Sarhane, M.D. 
Karim Sarhane, M.D.

Hometown: Beirut, Lebanon
Medical School:
American University of Beirut
Clinical Interests:
Peripheral nerve regeneration
Personal Interests: Classical music

 
R4
Maria Chulkov, M.D. 
Maria Chulkov, M.D.
Qiong Qiu, M.D. 
Qiong Qiu, M.D.
Yousif Sandokji, M.D. 
Yousif Sandokji, M.D.
Sophia Toraby, M.D 
Sophia Toraby, M.D.
   
R3

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 

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

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

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

 
R2

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.

Anuradha Patel, M.D. 
Anuradha Patel, M.D.

PGY-2 Prelim

Hometown : Cary, North Carolina
Medical School : University of Toledo
College of Medicine
Clinical Interests: General Surgery;
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Personal Interests : Video Games, 
Photography, Cooking, 
Watching the Great British Bake-Off,
Hiking, Traveling

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



 



R1

Hassan J. Abbas, M.D.
Hassan J. Abbas, M.D.

Prelim

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

Mojahid Ali
Mojahid Ali

Prelim

Hometown:  Khartoum-Sudan
Medical School: 
University of Khartoum-
Faculty of Medicine
Clinical interests : Minimally Invasive Surgery-Robotic Surgery
Personal Interests: 
Classic Arabic songs, 
soccer, and travelling.

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

Molly Flanagan Synowicz, M.D.
Molly Flanagan Synowicz, M.D.

Prelim

Hometown: Waukesha, WI
Medical School: Louisiana State University
School of Medicine in New Orleans
Personal Interests: Playing piano,
video games, reading, watching funny TV shows
with my husband, cooking, and cats
(Cornish Rex cats are my favorite)

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.

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

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

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

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

 

 

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Last Updated: 7/21/20