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Resident Resources

Current Residents

Learn more about the people currently in our program.

Meet our residents

Our Location

We are located in Chicago’s Streeterville neighborhood along the shores of Lake Michigan.

ABOUT LIFE IN CHICAGO

Our Benefits

Visit the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University site for trainee benefits and resources information.

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Training Sites

VIRTUAL TOUR OF TRAINING SITES

Ophthalmology interns and residents rotate through three institutions:

Lavin Family Pavilion

  • Located in the heart of Chicago’s Magnificent Mile
  • Most Northwestern-based rotations occur here
  • The Sorrel Rosin Eye Center is on the 15th floor
VISIT LAVIN PAVILION

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

  • On Northwestern’s downtown campus
  • Home base for pediatric ophthalmology
  • A 23-story facility with 288 single-patient rooms
VISIT LURIE CHILDREN’S

Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center

  • Located 2 miles west of downtown
  • Part of Chicago’s large West Side medical district
  • There are rotations here during each year of training
VISIT THE VA

Meet Our Residents

Carla Berkowitz, MD

PGY4 - Class of 2023

Medical School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Melanie Daulton, MD

PGY4 - Class of 2023

Medical School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Stephen Hawn, MD

PGY4 - Class of 2023

Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Christian Hyacinthe, MD

PGY4 - Class of 2023

Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine

Elizabeth Bolton, MD

PGY3 - Class of 2024

Medical School: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

David Gu, MD

PGY3 - Class of 2024

Medical School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Abhishek Manjunathan, MD

PGY3 - Class of 2024

Medical School: University of Michigan

Kristi Michels, MD

PGY3 - Class of 2024

Medical School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Curtis Heisel, MD

PGY2 - Class of 2025

Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School

Haroon Ismail, MD

PGY2 - Class of 2025

Medical School: Howard University

Maryam Ige, MD

PGY2 - Class of 2025

Medical School: Yale University

Roya Zandi, MD

PGY2 - Class of 2025

Medical School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Alaa Mohamedali, MD

PGY1 - Class of 2026

Medical School: Medical School- Yale University

Aashay Patel, MD

PGY1 - Class of 2026

Medical School: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Nathaniel Moxon, MD, MBA

PGY1 - Class of 2026

Medical School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Kevin Zhang, MD, PhD

PGY1 - Class of 2026

Medical School: University of Cincinnati

Starzl Academy

Physician-Scientist Training & Resources

We offer a wide range of resources, mentorship opportunities and training to help our residents and fellows excel as physician-scientists. Explore all of the resources and hear from housestaff who are making research a major part of their career development plans.

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