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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Dermatology
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Our Residents

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Front Row:  Andrew Para*, Raj Chovatiya, Julia Mhlaba, Olivia Schenck, Jennifer Shastry, Lida Zheng*

Back Row:  Rachel Eisenstadt*, Alvin Li, Liza Siegel, Spencer Ng, Jessica Labadie, Molly Stout, Laura Walsh, Emily Merkel, Derek Hsu. Not pictured:  Parul Goyal*, Samantha Venkatesh*

*Medicine-Dermatology

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Past Residents

2019 Graduates

  • Brittany Dulmage, MD: Full-time faculty, The Ohio State University
  • Betty Kong, MD, PhD: Full-time faculty, Northwestern Medicine/Regional Medical Practice
  • Joshua Owen, MD: MSDO Fellow, St. Louis University
  • Joel Sunshine, MD, PhD: Dermatopathology Fellow, Northwestern

2018 Graduates

  • Amin Esfahani, MD: Full-time faculty at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital,  Lake Forest, IL
  • Kassandra Holzem, MD: Dermatology private practice,  Brookfield, WI
  • Elisha Singer, MD: Full-time faculty at Weill Cornell,  New York, NY
  • Sreya Talasila, MD: Full-time faculty at Northwestern Medical Group, Chicago, IL
  • Shuai Xu, MD, MSc: Full-time faculty at Northwestern Medical Group, Chicago, IL

2017 Graduates

  • Sarah Adams, MD: Full-time faculty at Northwestern Medical Group, Chicago, IL
  • Victoria Godinez-Puig, MD: Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology fellow at University of British Columbia, Vancouver Canada 
  • Michael Pelster, MD: Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology fellow at St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO       
  • Ainah Tan, MD: Dermatology private practice

2016 Graduates

  • Melanie Clark, MD:  Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology fellow at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
  • Katherine Mercy, MD: Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology fellow at The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
  • Lara Rosenbaum, MD: Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology fellow at University of Texas MD Anderson, Houston, TX

2015 Graduates

  • Lauren Graham, MD, PhD:  Full-time instructor appointment in Dermatology at Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
  • Luzheng Liu, MD, PhD:  Dermatology private practice, NorthShore Health System, Glenview, IL
  • Pedram Yazdan, MD:   Full- time faculty at Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Practice, Chicago and Glenview, IL

2014 Graduates

  • Tracy Donahue, MD:  Full-time faculty in Dermatology at  Northwestern Medicine /Chicago Lakeshore Medical Associates, Chicago, IL
  • Nilanthi Gunawardane, MD: Dermatology private practice at Kaiser Permanente, Fremont, CA
  • Julia Minocha, MD: Dermatology private practice, San Diego, CA
  • Lisa Shen, MD:   Pediatric Dermatology fellow at Lurie Children’s Hospital, Chicago, IL.  Now full-time faculty at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
  • Jennifer Sorrell, MD:  Pediatric Dermatology fellow at Columbia University, New York, NY.  Now full-time faculty at Stanford University.

2013 Graduates

  • Lisa Arkin, MD: Pediatric Dermatology Fellow at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia;  Full-time faculty in Dermatology at Rush, Chicago, IL
  • Gunilla Carlsson Thorn, MD: Private Practice, Cadence Physician Group, Illinois
  • Anne Goldsberry, MD, MBA:Procedural Dermatology/Mohs Fellow at the Laser and Skin Surgery Center of Indiana. Private Practice, Paradise Valley AZ
  • Ben Marks, MD, PhD: Full-time faculty at Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Practice, Glenview, IL

2012 Graduates

  • Sarah Baker, MD: Full‐time Faculty at Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation/Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL
  • Bryan Gammon, MD: Dermatopathology Fellow at Stanford University
  • Kavi Menon: Full‐time Faculty at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL
  • Sonal Shah, MD: Pediatric Dermatology Fellow at UCSF, San Francisco, CA
  • Sapna Vaghani: Lurie Children’s Fellow, Chicago, IL

 2011 Graduates

  • Melissa Abrams, MD: Pediatric dermatology fellowship at Children’s Memorial Hospital. Pediatric dermatology practice of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Vernon Hills Clinic located in Vernon Hills, IL
  • Elizabeth Grossman, MD: Private practice at Chicago Lake Shore Medical Associates, Chicago, IL
  • Sandra Han, MD: Procedural Dermatology Fellow at UCSF
  • Kimberly Nicholson, MD: Dermatopathology Fellow at UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

 2010 Graduates

  • Susan L. Boone, MD: Procedural Dermatology fellow with Dr. Heidi Donnelly, Dayton Skin Surgery Center, Inc. in Dayton, OH
  • Katherine K. Brown, MD: Full‐time faculty at Rush University, Chicago, IL
  • David C. Reid, MD: Full‐time faculty at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL

 2009 Graduates

  • Brandi Kenner‐Bell, MD: Pediatric dermatology fellowship at Children’s Memorial Hospital. Faculty at Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL
  • Anjeli Krishnan Isaac, MD: Full‐time faculty at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL from 2009‐2011. Currently in private practice in Seattle, WA
  • Diana Leu, MD: Private practice, Menlo Park, CA; Volunteer faculty member at Stanford University
  • Victoria Nguyen Wang, MD: Private practice at Advanced Dermatology, Lincolnshire, IL. Currently in private practice in Encinitas, CA

 2008 Graduates

  • Ana Ciurea, MD: Faculty at UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
  • James Collyer, MD: Private practice, Seattle, WA
  • Aimee Hawrot Smidt, MD: Pediatric Dermatology Fellow at Children’s Memorial Hospital. Faculty at University of New Mexico

 2007 Graduates

  • Ross Levy, MD: Procedural Dermatology fellow with Dr. C. William Hanke, Carmel, IN. Private practice at Evanston NorthShore
    University Health, Evanston, IL
  • Ki‐Young Suh, MD: Fellow in Pediatric Dermatology at UCSF. Full‐time faculty at UCLA.

 2006 Graduates

  • Jill Weinstein, MD: Private practice with Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group, Chicago, IL
  • Stephanie Mehlis, MD: Private practice at Evanston NorthShore University Health, Evanston, IL
  • Eva Parker, MD: Full‐time faculty at Loyola University Chicago. Currently in private practice in Franklin, TN
  • Stacy McClure, MD: Full‐time faculty at Loyola University Chicago. Currently in private practice at Dermatology Associates of LaGrange, LaGrange, IL

 2005 Graduates

  • Keren Baron Horn, MD: Private practice in Chicago, IL
  • Prashant Singri, MD: Part‐time Clinical Instructor of Dermatology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and private practice in Schaumburg, IL
  • Kim Nussbaum, MD: Private practice in Scottsdale, AZ
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