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NYEE, Nation's First Specialty Hospital, Congratulates 28 Residency and Fellowship Graduates

Residency & Fellow Graduation 2010

New York, NY (June 2010) – Founded in 1820, The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary continues a great educational tradition with a Commencement Ceremony for residents and fellows on Thursday, June 17. In saying goodbye to the residents who have been with NYEE over the past three or four years, we want to celebrate their accomplishments by highlighting their future plans.

Department of Otolaryngology/ Head & Neck Surgery

Joshua Robert Bedwell, MD
Medical School: Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Future Plans: Fellowship, Pediatric Otolaryngology @ Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC

Duoc Chung, MD
Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine
Future Plans: Private Practice, Lawrenceville, GA

Philip Alfred Weissbrod, MD
Medical School: Stony Brook School of Medicine
Future Plans: Fellowship, Laryngology @ University of Washington, Seattle

Yushan Chang Wilson, MD
Medical School: New York Medical College
Future Plans: Fellowship, Facial Plastics @ University of Toronto, Canada

Department of Ophthalmology

Wendewessen Amde, MD
Medical School: University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine
Future Plans:  Fellowship in Vitreo Retinal, Kresge Eye Institute, Detroit, MI

Tomas Mariano Grippo, MD
Medical School: Universidad Austral, Facultad de Ciencias Biomédicas
Future Plans: Fellowship in Glaucoma, University of California - San Diego with Dr. R. Weinreb

Arusha Gupta, MD
Medical School: SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine
Future Plans:  Fellowship in Cornea, Wilmer Eye Hospital, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Anisha Advani Jangi, MD
Medical School: Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons
Future Plans: Fellowship in Cornea, Ophthalmic Consultants with Dr. J. Seedor and Dr. D. Ritterband, The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, NY

Julie Hyunjoo Kim, MD
Medical School: New York Medical College
Future Plans:  Fellowship in Glaucoma, Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Boston

Richard Jonathan Mackool, MD
Medical School New York University School of Medicine
Future Plans: Private Practice, Mackool Eye Institute, Astoria, NY

Julia Paula Shulman, MD
Medical School: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Future Plans: Fellowship in Vitreo Retinal, Moran Eye Institute at University of Utah, Salt Lake City

In addition, NYEE has enjoyed a growth in its fellowship programs, with an ever increasing number of post-graduates pursuing sub-specialty training here.  Also best wishes to Fellows who have studied under the tutlege of Infirmary faculty and preceptors:

Fellows

Ophthalmic Plastic, Reconstructive and Orbital Surgery
Flora Levin, MD
Christopher I. Zoumalan, MD

Glaucoma Clinical
Matthew R. Hosler, MD, PhD
Sung Chul Park, MD
Sandra Mary Fernando Sieminski, MD
Anzhelika Vaccaro, MD

Glaucoma Research
Aashish Anand, MD
Alfredo Rodriguez Castillejos, MD

Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery
Nimesh J. Pathak, MD
Ryan Patrick Conley, DO
Glenn William Thompson, MD

Vitreo-Retinal
Llewelyn John Rao, MD
Sunil Kumar Rao, MD
 
Retinal Imaging
Leigh Spielberg, MD

Ophthalmic Pathology
Remedios Felisa S. Huerto, MD

Uveitis and Ocular Immunology
Vicente Antonio Diaz, MD

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Chia Jen (Lynn) Chung, MD
Samara Spring Churgin, MD

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Graduation Photos

ENT Residents and Otolaryngology faculty members
ENT Residents and Otolaryngology faculty members.

EYE Residents and Otolaryngology faculty members
EYE Residents and Ophthalmology faculty members.

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Media Information

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