PGY3 (Class of 2014)

Wilkerson Compere 

Wilkerson Compere, MD
Dr. Compere is originally from Haiti. He received his medical degree from St. Matthew’s University school of Medicine, Cayman Islands in 2011. He completed his undergraduate studies at Stony Brook University, NY, where he earned a bachelor degree in biological sciences. Dr. Compere received two leadership awards during his undergraduate education. Dr. Compere served as an adjunct faculty at La Guardia community college for General Chemistry. He is a founding member of National Association Haitian Professionals (NAHP).

Dr. Compere enjoys playing basketball, soccer, watching movies, reading, listening to music and spending time with family and friends. 

Alexander Dzivin  ALEXANDER DZIVIN, MD
Dr. Divin was born in Belarus (Eastern Europe) He graduated from Vitebsk State Medical University and completed internal medicine residency in his country. He held a position as a Head Physician and practiced in the small country hospital in Volintsi, Belarus for two years. Before joining the Capital Health Internal Medicine Program, Dr. Divin worked for different companies in Chicago, including New Century Diagnostics, Inc and AMVETS National Cervice Foundation. Additionally, he was doing a clinical research as a Research Assistant in Rush University, Chicago, IL. He speaks Russian, Belorussian and English, continues to work on his Spanish.

In his spare time, Dr. Divin likes to swim in the local fitness center, travel and meet new people with different backgrounds and spend time with his wife and children.
Foroozan Famoori  FOROOZAN FAMOORI, MD
Dr. Famoori completed her medical degree from Isfahan and Shiraz University of Medical Science, Iran. Following graduation, she worked in field of internal medicine with keen interest in dermatology. Upon graduation, she had hospital administrative duties, in Iran, where she was able to incorporate many significant improvements within emergency room and urgent care in which was instrumental in upgrading the outpatient care to the level of inpatient facility. She consequently received an outstanding Leadership award from the City Council, and additional award from State Medical Bureau. She was invited as a scholar at University of Southern Florida pathology department where she received a certificate of accomplishment. She had the opportunity to do an observership in Stanford University Hospital and University of Southern California.

Dr. Famoori recently presented her poster “Congenital Inferior Vena Cava Malformation as a Risk Factor for Deep Venous Thrombisis” at the 2013 National SGIM Conference.
She is fluent in Farsi and enjoys music, literature and travel.
Kirmanj Faraj  KIRMANJ FARAJ, MD
Dr. Kirmanj Faraj is a Kurd from Kurdistan region in north of Iraq. He graduated from University of Sulaimani – Medical College in 2006 and he was ranked 6th among his graduating class. Dr. Faraj has an experience of eighteen months of residency training in his home country. He came to the United States in 2008 and upon his arrival; he started working in a clinic in Tampa, Florida until he joined the Internal Medicine Residency at Capital Health Hospital in 2011.

In his spare time he enjoys surfing the internet, watching movies and spending time with his family and friends.
Rachna Joshi  RACHNA JOSHI, MD
Dr. Rachna Bhavsar Joshi graduated from Government Medical College Surat, India in 2000. She worked as a general practitioner in India before moving to the US. More recently she has worked as a research assistant at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Joshi has published a chapter of book and many review articles published in the peer-reviewed journals.

She likes cooking, music and spending time with family in her spare time.
Jina Patel 

Dr. Jina Makadia was born and raised in Kenya and completed her medical school in Tanzania before moving to the United States to pursue further studies. Before joining the residency, she was doing research work at UMDNJ Hospital at Newark in the Gastroenterology Department.

She enjoys dancing and cooking, but most of all traveling the wild safaris of Africa and adventures of the wildlife.

Akshay Manohar  AKSHAY MANOHAR, MD
Dr. Akshay Manohar received his medical degree from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India in 2009. Following graduation, he was involved in research in Nuclear Medicine and Infectious Diseases in Beth Israel Medical Center, New York. He is a winner of the 2011 American College of Physicians' National Abstract Competition and was invited to the national conference in San Diego where he presented his case "The Fruits of Labor: A Baby Boy and IRIS in an HIV-Negative Patient".

Dr. Manohar recently presented his poster “To Bleed and Not to Bleed: Acute Hematoma and Acute Venous Thrombosis on Warfarin Therapy” at the 2013 National SGIM Conference.
Other than English, Akshay is fluent in Hindi, Tamil and Kannada. He also has a working knowledge of Spanish. He enjoys writing and learning new languages.  
Anubha Mishra  ANUBHA MISHRA, MD
Dr. Anubha Mishra received her medical degree from Motilal Nehru Medical College, Allahabad, India. Prior to joining the residency program, she was involved in clinical research at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital in New York City and completed her Master's in Public Health with a focus in health education and promotion.

Dr. Mishra is originally from Kanpur, India and enjoys music, traveling, cooking and expanding her child's vocabulary.
Dhruti Patel 

Dr. Dhruti Patel's education has given her an opportunity to travel the world. Beginning with India, where she completed her elementary education, then traversing to Texas where she completed high school and college, then reaching across the ocean to the Caribbean where she finished her medical school, and finally here at Capital Health for her residency. Her education has been a driving force that has formed her beliefs and individuality.

Dr. Patel recently presented her poster “Serrated Polyposis Syndrome: The Cutting Edge of Colorectal Cancer” at the 2013 National SGIM Conference.

In her spare time, she takes horseback riding lessons, travels and spends time with friends and colleagues.

George Saborio 

Dr. George Saborio is originally from Long Island, NY, but has lived in Nicaragua for a large portion of his life. He attended medical school at the Universidad Americana (UAM) in Nicaragua where he was active in the community, volunteering in several international campaigns promoting health in developing countries. He is extremely grateful for the opportunity to complete the majority of his clinical rotations through the William Harrington Program at the University of Miami. Prior to becoming a member of the Capital Health family, he participated in multiple research projects, presenting a peer reviewed case-control study at his alma mater. His primary professional interests are cardiology, pulmonary medicine, and sports medicine.

Dr. Saborio was honored to present his poster on “Persistent Hamstring Pain in a Prepubescent Female” at the annual American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Meeting.

George prides himself to being a loving husband; he has participated in a 5K obstacle course, is bilingual, enjoys movies and is an avid sports fan.

Sreekar Vennelaganti  SREEKAR VENNELAGANTI, MD
Dr. Vennelaganti received his degree in medicine from Yerevan State Medical University, Armenia in 2004. He then worked as a clinical tutor at St. George’s University, Grenada in the subjects of pharmacology and clinical skills. In 2010 -2011, he was involved in research at Florida State University in Neuro-ophthalmology.

In his free time, Dr. Vennelaganti likes to travel with family and enjoys playing cricket and soccer. He is fluent in English, Russian, Telugu, Tamil and Hindi.

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