Current Residents

R1

Peter Jang, MD

Peter Jang, MD

Year: R1
Hometown: Warrington, PA
Undergraduate School: Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Medical School: Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Scranton, PA
Personal Interests: Basketball, volleyball, weightlifting, playing guitar, singing, traveling, and investing money.
Gabriel Meshekow, DO

Gabriel Meshekow, DO

Year: R1
Hometown: New Haven, CT
Undergraduate School: University of Miami, FL
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Bradenton, FL
Internship: St. Petersburg General Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL
Personal Interests: Stand-up comedy, home improvement projects, basketball, golf, and travel.
Paras Patel, MD

Paras Patel, MD

Year: R1
Hometown: New Brunswick, NJ
Undergraduate School: New York University, New York, NY
Medical School: Rowan University School of Medicine, Stratford, NJ
Internship: Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Upland, PA
Personal Interests: Tennis, photography, hiking, consumer electronics, teaching, tutoring, and mentoring.
Anthony Santisi, MD

Anthony Santisi, MD

Year: R1
Hometown: Voorhees, NJ
Undergraduate School: The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ
Medical School: Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, NJ
Internship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Personal Interests: Weightlifting, fishing, hockey, Philadelphia professional sports, world cuisine in the Philadelphia area.
Samantha Snyder, DO

Samantha Snyder, DO

Year: R1
Hometown: Wynnewood, PA
Undergraduate School: Penn State University, State College, PA
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Upland, PA
Personal Interests: Playing in a Philadelphia kickball league, walking rescue dogs, indoor cycling, running, hiking, cooking healthy meals, spending time with family and friends.

R2

Titilope (Lope) O. Aluko, MD

Titilope (Lope) O. Aluko, MD

Year: R2
Hometown: Ibadan, Nigeria
Undergraduate School: University of Colorado, Denver, CO
Medical School: Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, NJ
Internship: Rutgers – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School – General Surgery - Preliminary
Personal Interests: Volunteer work, reading books, coaching and playing soccer, and playing video games especially FIFA.
Vishaal Gudla, MD

Vishaal Gudla, MD

Year: R2
Undergraduate School: Drexel University College of Arts and Sciences, Philadelphia, PA
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
Personal Interests: Tennis, running, and traveling.
Justin Junus, DO

Justin Junus, DO

Year: R2
Hometown: Bellflower, CA
Undergraduate School: University of California, Los Angeles, CA (UCLA)
Medical School: Touro University California, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Vallejo, CA
Internship: Hahnemann University Hospital – Internal Medicine Preliminary
Personal Interests: Cycling and photography.
Matthew R. Knouse, MD

Matthew R. Knouse, MD

Year: R2
Hometown: Fort Belvoir, VA
Undergraduate School: Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove and Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Medical School: Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA – Preliminary Surgery
Personal Interests: Physical fitness, athletics, sports, nutrition, reading, current events and politics, investing, listening to podcasts, live music, and ancient history.
Ankit Mohla, DO

Ankit Mohla, DO

Year: R2
Hometown: Folsom, CA
Undergraduate School: University of California, Los Angeles, CA (UCLA)
Graduate School: Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Medical School: Kansas City University, Kansas City, MO
Internship: St. Agnes Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Personal Interests: Hiking, indoor rock climbing and bouldering, mountain biking, skiing, reading about astronomy, and cooking new recipes.

R3

Jefferson Benites, MD

Jefferson Benites, MD

Year: R3
Hometown: Lima, Peru
Undergraduate School: Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Medical School: Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, NJ
Internship: Nassau University Medical Center
Personal Interests: Drawing animations, people, and landscapes, and writing songs in English and Spanish.
Marc Branche, MD

Marc Branche, MD

Year: R3
Hometown: Newark, NJ
Undergraduate School: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC
Internship: Wake Forest Baptist and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Personal Interests: Politics, Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, sports, cinema, and music.
Julia Kahn, DO

Julia Kahn, DO

Year: R3
Hometown: West Rockhill, PA
Undergraduate School: The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
Medical School: William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Hattiesburg, MS
Internship: Merit Health Wesley
Personal Interests: Figure skating, fine arts, running, swimming, and any outdoor activity.
Nadia Lushina, MD

Nadia Lushina, MD

Year: R3
Hometown: Moscow, Russia
Undergraduate School: McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC
Internship: Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ
Personal Interests: Biking and hiking.
Woodley Pean, MD

Woodley Pean, MD

Year: R3
Hometown: Dorchester, MA
Undergraduate School: St. John’s University, Queens, NY
Medical School: Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: Woodhull Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Personal Interests: Working with inner city youth, academic mentor, African-American literature, cooking, and jazz.

R4

Sameh Neamaalla, MD

Sameh Neamaalla, MD

Year: R4
Hometown: Kalyobiya, Egypt
Medical School: College of Human Medicine, Egypt
Internship: Howard University
Personal Interests: Drawing portraits and landscapes, swimming, and jogging.
Jean Sebastien Rowe, MD

Jean Sebastien Rowe, MD

Year: R4
Hometown: Miami, FL/Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Undergraduate School: Florida International University, Miami
Medical School: Howard University
Internship: Drexel/Hahnemann University Hospital
Personal Interests: Painting, drawing, and hiking.
Ardalan Tangestanipoor, MD

Ardalan Tangestanipoor, MD

Year: R4
Hometown: Shiraz, Iran
Graduate School: Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School (Postdoctoral Fellowship in Surgery)
Medical School: Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Internship: Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Personal Interests: Flying sport planes, traveling, tennis, and reading.
Irene Vasko, DO

Irene Vasko, DO

Year: R4
Hometown: Nadvirna, Ukraine
Undergraduate School: CUNY Hunter College, New York, NY
Medical School: NYIT-COM
Internship: Coney Island Hospital
Personal Interests: Oil painting, pencil drawing, cooking, hiking, fishing, and camping.