Our Residents 

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Razan Al-Nahhas, DO

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Hometown: Cincinnati, OH

Medical School: Cincinnati College of Medicine 

Your Favorite Thing About the Program: The Faculty

Plans for After Residency: Fellowship in Critical Care Anesthesia at Washington University in St. Louis

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Brian Ashbrock, MD

Hometown: Granite Bay, CA

Medical School: A.T. Still University

Your Favorite Thing About the Program: The people

Plans for After Residency: Work

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Daniel Atcheson, DO

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Hometown: Portland, OR

Medical School: Midwestern University AZCOM

Your Favorite Thing About the Program: Great faculty. Extensive trauma and critical care experience. Unique life flight experience. Long-standing and well respected residency. Camaraderie with fellow residents.  

Plans for After Residency: Community EM. Possibly work at facility with medical students and/or residents after a few years. 

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Robert "Bobby" Brown, DO

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Hometown: Yellow Springs, OH

Medical School: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

Your Favorite Thing About the Program: Watch shopping with Dr. Isley on night shift

Plans for After Residency: Work in a community ED

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Maxwell Buchwalder, DO

Hometown: Denver, CO

Medical School: Indiana University

Your Favorite Thing About the Program: The residents!

Plans for After Residency: working in a community ED somewhere out west and looking into wilderness medicine 

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Lindsay DaSilva, MD

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Anthony D'Errico, DO

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Hometown: Phoenix, AZ

Medical School: Wright State University

Your Favorite Thing About the Program: V's is truly a family. We laugh together, we cry together, we make fun of each other. Residency's hard, but I couldn't ask for a better environment to work in when you get to walk in and be with people you love all day long

Plans for After Residency: International EM fellowship 

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Amye Farag, MD

Hometown: Atascadero, CA

Medical School: University of Queensland (Australia) Ochsner Clinical School

Your Favorite Thing About the Program: Our culture

Plans for After Residency: Move back home to California; work in a community ED; pursue my interests in EMS, wilderness medicine, and global health; play outside with my family as much as possible; and live happily ever after

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Heidi Hutchison, MD

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Hometown: Key West, FL

Medical School: AT Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona

Your Favorite Thing About the Program: There is ample support to follow your passion - whether it's EMS, ultrasound, leadership, academics/teaching, wilderness medicine, etc.

Plans for After Residency: Undecided 

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Breanne "Brea" Jaqua, DO

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Hometown: Lakewood, Ohio

Medical School: AUIS

Your Favorite Thing About the Program: exceptional procedural experience

Plans for After Residency: Retire

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William "Will" Krost, MD

Hometown: Sylvania, OH

Medical School: LECOM-Erie

Your Favorite Thing About the Program: It often feels like a big family. We do a good job helping each other grow as residents and EM physicians. Senior residents frequently give junior residents procedures or interesting cases because that's what was done for them.

Plans for After Residency: Not sure, probably stay in the Midwest

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Bret Lindstrom, DO

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Hometown: Medina, OH

Medical School: University of Toledo College of Medicine

Your Favorite Thing About the Program: Faculty and Co-Residents

Plans for After Residency: Find a job

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Michael Rodgers, MD

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Hometown: Hillsborough, NJ

Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

Your Favorite Thing About the Program: Extremely high acuity, myriad of pathology, and ample opportunities for procedures 

Plans for After Residency: Critical Care or Toxicology Fellowship

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Ryan Brzycki, DO

Hometown: Detroit, MI

Medical School: Drexel College of Medicine

Your Favorite Thing About the Program: The attending are invested in teaching the residents and they are always available for guidance. 

Plans for After Residency: I have no idea yet!

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Sierra Burden, MD

Hometown: Minneapolis, MN

Medical School: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Your Favorite Thing About the Program: Variety of patients and significant peds numbers

Plans for After Residency: Work or fellowship, haven't decided yet

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Tucker Carlson, DO

Hometown: Las Vegas, NV

Medical School: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Your Favorite Things About the Program: comrades, moonlighting in the neuro ICU, lifeflight, 5th Wednesday

Plans for Residency: move somewhere near the ocean and adopt all of the stray dogs

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Jennifer Cullison, DO

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Hometown: Carbondale, CO/Akron, OH

Medical School: University of Queensland School of Medicine, Brisbane, Australia

Your Favorite Thing About the Program: Having a giant, supportive residency family

Plans for After Residency: Fellowship and Living Abroad!

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Robbie Deveny, MD

Hometown: Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Medical School: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Your Favorite Thing About the Program: the patient population, opportunity for procedures, and environment of a community program combined with the career opportunities, resources, and reputation of an academic program. And Dr. Wilkie.

Plans for After Residency: Likely community EM. Geographical location to be determined.

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Kristin DiGioia, DO

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Hometown: Washington Crossing, PA

Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine 

Your Favorite Thing About the Program: procedures, getting to work with EMS, fast pace, and ortho exposure 

Plans for After Residency: Air Force Flight Doctor 

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Edmond "Ed" Fenton, DO

Hometown: Cleveland, OH

Medical School: Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Your Favorite Thing About the Program: 

-My fellow residents are an awesome group and we’ve been close since day 1. If you’re wanting to hang, someone is available.
-The attendings love to teach, are extremely knowledgeable, and come from a wide variety of backgrounds with different experiences. They guide but give autonomy.
Many EMS, US, Wilderness Med, Academic/Research oriented Faculty.
-The opportunities are endless here. So many resources to stay up to date. Plenty of ultrasound, SIM labs, and hands on learning. The office service rotations are great ways to hone in on certain skills and apply in the ED, which we see tons of various pathology!

Plans for After Residency:

1.) Become an attending
2.) Practice in Alaska for 1 year or so. Locums for at least a year or 2 after that. After that I’ll let you know when I find out!
3.) M.B.A.
4.) Wilderness Treks & Mission Trips

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Scotty Fulton, DO

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Hometown: Chicago, IL

Medical School: Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine

Your Favorite Thing About the Program: The people that I have the pleasure and honor to work with on a day to day basis. This program is my second family and home away from home!

Plans for After Residency: EMS Fellowship after a few years out on my own to gain some experience. Definitely want to continue flying after graduation!

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Angeline "Angel" Modesti, DO

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Hometown: Plano, Texas

Medical School: Texas A&M Health Science Center

Your Favorite Thing About the Program: EM residents have a significant amount of autonomy both inside and outside the department, with just the right amount of guidance from knowledgeable and flexible faculty.

Plans for After Residency: Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

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Shyam Murali, MD

Hometown: Chardon, OH

Medical School: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

Your Favorite Thing About the Program: The flight program and our amazing attendings

Plans for After Residency: To practice in Toledo

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Adam Murray, DO

Hometown: Cedar Rapids, IA

Medical School: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine 

Your Favorite Thing About the Program: Feeling incredible welcomed by the faculty and residents so quickly

Plans for After Residency: Take over the world but first working in a residency program and hopefully becoming a program director someday or working as a medical director for an EMS company 

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Alexander "Alex" Payvandi, DO

Hometown: Austin, MN

Medical School: LECOM at Seton Hill

Your Favorite Thing About the Program: All of the residents and faculty are amazing!

Plans for After Residency: LOCUMS Tenens work in community EDs

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Matthew "Matt" Syverson, DO

Hometown: Columbus, OH

Medical School: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

Your Favorite Thing About the Program: Fellow residents, but mostly Dr. Digioia

Plans for After Residency: Make enough money to buy a suite for Ohio State Football games

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Laura Wilkie, DO

Hometown: Minneapolis, MN

Medical School: University of Minnesota

Favorite Thing About Residency: Just being a new resident at St. V's and working in the Emergency Department, but I expect that working with EMS and LifeFlight will become my favorite things about residency.

Plans for After Residency: Community Emergency Physician, with some type of involvement with community EMS.

Fun Facts: I knit my daughter a sweater. It took the whole 9 months, but was ready when she was born.

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Casey Clark, MD

Hometown: Rochester, NY

Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Favorite Thing About Residency: The camaraderie/family atmosphere of the program

Plans for After Residency: Air Force

Fun Facts: I spent a year in Africa as a kid, and had a pet vervet monkey named Engelbert Humperdinck.

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John Doan, DO

Hometown: Greensboro, NC

Medical School: Lincoln Memorial University-Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine

Favorite Thing About Residency: The team oriented atmosphere here at St V’s is my favorite aspect of residency so far. From match day on it is evident everyone involved in this program want to help you succeed in becoming a top notch EM Physician, all while having a good time! I am proud to be apart of this esteemed program!

Plans for After Residency: Continue to serve in the US Air Force as an Operational Emergency Medicine Physician and Flight Surgeon.

Fun Facts: I have over 650 Flight hours in 9 different Aircraft including 170 combat hours

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William, "Glen," Goncharow, DO

Hometown: Cutchogue, New York

Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

Favorite Thing About Residency: excellent teaching environment, camaraderie among st residents and attendings 

Plans for After Residency: unsure

Fun Facts: I used to be able to run under 5 minute miles

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Bruce Grattan, DO

Medical School: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

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Joshua Gruenbaum, DO

Medical School: University of Minnesota 

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Tyler Koonst, MD

Hometown: Temperance, MI

Medical School: The University of Toledo College of Medicine

Favorite Thing About Residency: the people, patients, problem solving, and all of the things to learn

Plans for After Residency: practice at a busy community hospital or do a fellowship in critical care, ultrasound, or administration

Fun Facts: I write/play in the band Whisper Disco, bike, run, and try to rock climb. 

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Gregory, "Greg," Pontach, MD

Medical School: Poznan University of Medical Sciences Center for Medical Education

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Joseph Powers, MD

Hometown: LaGrange, KY

Medical School: University of Kentucky

Favorite Thing About Residency: Being able to get things moving for patients on my own!

Plans for After Residency: I'll be active in the Air Force for 4 years and will hopefully move to Dayton

Fun Facts: My wife and I have 2 dogs and 2 cats

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Tyler Scaff, MD

Medical School: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

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Christopher Seager, DO

Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University

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Parvinder Singh, MD

Medical School: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University

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Colin Steiner, DO

Medical School: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

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Zachary Thomas, DO

Hometown: Elkmont, AL

Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Auburn

Favorite Thing About Residency: Mainly the people. I've clicked really well with all my classmates. Also, being from the South, I wasn't sure how I'd feel about the Toledo area but I love it so far.

Plans for After Residency: 

The Air Force owns me. I'm excited about going to places I'd never see otherwise and, taking care of our country's finest when they need it most.

Once I get out of the military, I plan on moving back to Alabama and spending most of my free time outdoors. I also plan on using emergency medicine to support my real dream of settling down on a goat farm with my family (insert redneck joke here).

Fun Facts: I have a black belt in Wado Ryu style karate and I'm currently learning to play the harmonica (still terrible at it though).

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Zachary Wise, DO

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