PGY3 (Class of 2016)

Dr. Mohammed Al-Jumayli 

Dr. Al- Jumayli received his MBChB degree in from the University of Al-Mustansiriyah in Iraq, where he graduated in the top 1% of his class. He received training as an ophthalmologist in Bagdad and then relocated to the United States in 2010. Dr. Al-Jumayli worked as a clinical fellow at the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary in NY, New York, prior to joining the Capital Health Internal Medicine Residency Program.

He speaks Arabic and enjoys swimming, reading and listening to music.

Dr. Usman Ali 

Dr. Ali was born in India and is a graduate of Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College in Aligarh, India. After receiving his degree, he completed three years of residency training in ophthalmology. He then came to the United States and worked as a research fellow at Beth Israel Medical Center in the Division of Endocrinology and the Division of Infectious Diseases in New York.

Dr. Ali presented his poster titled “Modern-Day Awareness of Zoonotic Diseases and Clinical Implication in their Early Diagnosis” at the SGIM 2015 National Meeting during his PG2 year.

In addition to English, Dr. Ali speaks Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, and Bengali. He likes traveling, watching documentaries, and keeps active with activities such as biking, swimming, canoeing and playing cricket.

Dr. Anteneh Birru 

Dr. Birru was born and raised in Ethiopia and came to the US as a young adult. He received his MD from Ross School of Medicine in Dominica. He has worked as a volunteer for the Salybia Mission in Dominica, and also organized a fundraiser to help the mission.

Dr. Birru had two poster acceptances for his abstract titled, “Idiopathic thromboembolism and occult malignancy” during his PG2 year. These acceptances were for the ACP Annual Meeting and the SGIM 2015 Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting.

Dr. Birru speaks Amharic and enjoys traveling, soccer, running and watching movies.

Dr. Mohamed Hassanein 

Dr. Hassanein is a graduate of Zagazig University in his native country of Egypt. He graduated with many honors and in the top 15% of his class. While in school, he co-founded the Ebdaa Teaching Center where he also served as a teacher. After graduating, Dr. Hassanein went on to serve at the Technical Institute of Armed Forces in Egypt. He then moved to the United States and worked as a research fellow in the field of oncology in San Diego, California. He has also completed a year of General Surgery Residency Training in Brooklyn, New York. Mohamed has been involved in numerous poster and oral presentations, and speaks Arabic in addition to English.

He is a certified skydiver and enjoys fishing, traveling, swimming, reading and cooking.

Dr. Uzma Imran 

Dr. Imran was born in Pakistan, where she also attended medical school and earned her MBBS at Fatima Jinnah Medical College for Women. She worked in Pakistan for a few years as a medical officer at Rasheed Hospital before moving to the US in 2012.

Dr. Imran had two poster acceptances for the ACP Annual Meeting and the SGIM 2015 Mid-Atlantic Regiona l Meeting during her PG2 year, for her abstract titled, “Recurrent Abdominal Pain, a Difficult Diagnosis of Behcet’s Disease.” 

She speaks Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu and Arabic in addition to English. Her leisurely activities include cooking, reading and listening to music.

Dr. Arian Majko 

Dr. Majko received his medical degree from the Universiteti I Tiranes in Albania, where he ranked in the top three of his graduating class. Before moving to the United States, he worked as a general physician and was a member of the Red Cross in his home country of Albania.

Dr. Majko had his poster titled, “Hearing Loss as Initial Presentation of Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura” accepted at the SGIM 2015 Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting.

In his free time, he likes reading historical fiction books, hiking, traveling and swimming, and also enjoys cycling and playing chess.

Dr. Djamshed Samiev 
Dr. Samiev is a graduate of Avicenna Tajik State Medical University in Tajikistan, where he graduated with honors. Since graduating, he relocated to Nebraska and received an undergraduate degree in nursing. He worked as a registered nurse prior to starting his internal medicine residency training.
Dr. Samiev had two abstract acceptances to the SGIM 2015 Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting and the SGIM 2015 National Meeting for his abstract titled, “Acute Onset Still’s Disease Masquerading as Sepsis: A Case Report.”
He has interests in World War II history, Russian literature, and enjoys hiking and fitness training. In addition to English, Dr. Samiev speaks Persian, Russian and Spanish.
Dr. Supriya Sekhar 

Dr. Sekhar graduated from Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre in Bangalore, India. While in school, she presented seminars to the Department of Dermatology and the Department of Obstetrics. Since graduating, she worked as a resident duty doctor in Bangalore, where she focused specifically on Obstetrics & Gynecology, Internal Medicine and Urology. Supriya speaks Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu.

Dr. Sekhar had an acceptance at the ACP Annual Meeting for her abstract titled, “LOOK WHAT I FOUND! Coexistent Ehrlichia chaffeensis infection with Klebsiella pneumonia UTI, bacteremia and liver abscess.”

She loves the fine arts, specifically oil painting, pottery, and sculpting. She also enjoys baking, cooking, sports, camping and traveling.  

Dr. Lindita Shehu 
Dr. Shehu graduated from Universiteti I Tiranes, Albania in the top 15% of her class. She practiced as a family physician in Albania prior to relocating to the United States. In the US, she was working as a clinical research coordinator at George Washington University Medical Center, prior to joining Capital Health for her internal medicine residency.
Dr. Shehu had three abstract acceptances during her PG2 year, for the 2015 ATS International Conference, the SGIM 2015 Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting, and the ACP Annual Meeting. Her accepted abstracts were titled, “Superior Vena Cava Syndrome from Small Cell Lung Cancer—Endovascular Stenting as Primary Treatment Modality,” “Acute onset interstitial lung disease—When to start steroids,” and “Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Associated With Clopidrogel Use—A Case Report,” respectively.
She speaks Albanian, Italian and some Spanish. Dr. Shehu enjoys cooking, embroidery and watching soccer championships.
Dr. Phaniram Sumanam 

Dr. Sumanam graduated from American University of Antigua College of Medicine in Antigua. Dr. Sumanam has a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy. He did graduate work in chemistry at Long Island University in Brooklyn New York, and practiced as a pharmacist, rising to the level of pharmacy manager in the United States prior to attending medical school. He is also certified in autism training.

During his PG2 year, Dr. Sumanam had his abstract titled, “Iodine Induced Acute Hyperthyroidism with Atrial Flutter in an Elderly Patient—Are we overdoing the tests?” accepted to the SGIM 2015 Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting.

He enjoys traveling, watching movies and reading medical journals.

Dr. Andrei Yankovich 

Dr. Yankovich graduated from Belarussian State University, Belarus. Post graduation, he completed residency training in critical care medicine and general surgery. He has several years of experience as anesthesiology/intensive care attending prior to relocating to United States in 2012.

Dr. Yankovich had an abstract titled, “Pulmonary Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC) Infection in a Non-HIV Patient” accepted to the SGIM 2015 Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting during his PG2 year.

He is fluent in Russian and enjoys reading and swimming in his spare time.


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