Iryna Bahdzevich, MD
Dr. Bahdzevich graduated from Belarusian State Medical University in Minsk, Belarus. During medical school she was an active member of student oncology, surgery, and anatomy specific societies. Also during medical school, Dr. Bahdzevich got hands-on experience as a nurse at Minsk City Emergency Hospital. After medical school, she completed an intern year in oncology and then worked as an Oncologist in Belarus. She has several poster and oral presentations in Belarus. After relocating to the United States, Dr. Bahdzevich completed an externship in Family Medicine in Houston, Texas.
In her free time, Dr. Bahdzevich likes to travel, read literature embroidery, yoga, and enjoys art galleries and museums. She is fluent in English, Russian, and Polish.
Rabia Basir, MBBS
Dr. Basir graduated from Dow Medical College in Karachi in Pakistan. After medical school, she trained in an ACGME-accredited Critical Care Medicine residency program in Pakistan. She participated in several research projects during this time. Once she relocated to the United States, Dr. Basir was an observer and trainee at Johns Hopkins Community Physicians as well as several other institutions in the Northeast.
Dr. Basir enjoys reading and cooking. She is fluent in English and Urdu.
During her PG3 year of training, Dr. Basir had an accepted poster presentation to the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) 2022 Annual Meeting titled “COVID-19: Vaccine is Safer than the Infection.”
Post-graduation, Dr. Basir will be working as a Nocturnist in Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.
Sarah Elsayed, MBBCH
Dr. Elsayed graduated with honors in the top 1% of her class from Alexandria University Faculty of Medicine in Egypt. After graduating, she worked as a volunteer physician at a non-profit organization in Egypt working with pediatric cancer patients. Dr. Elsayed was also a teaching assistant at her medical school. Following relocation to the United States, she was a research fellow at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Washington state. Dr. Elsayed has had several scholarly works including oral presentations in both Egypt and the United States.
During her PG2 year, Dr. Elsayed had an accepted poster presentation to the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) 2021 Annual Meeting titled “Alcohol Induced Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Tachycardia.”
In her PG3 year, Dr. Elsayed was recognized at our annual graduation ceremony as having one of the top 3 research presentations at our annual research day for her project titled “Implementing an Multidisciplinary Curriculum to Improve Quality of Inpatient Medication Reconciliation.”
Dr. Elsayed’s interest include culinary arts, travel, reading, and jogging. She is fluent in English and Arabic.
Post-graduation, Dr. Elsayed will be working as a Hospitalist at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington.
Lena Fleury, MD
Dr. Fleury graduated with honors with her MD from the Ukrainian Medical Stomatological Academy in Ukraine. She had previously obtained a Registered Nurse Degree (BS Nursing equivalent) in Ukraine and has received her PhD from the Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine. Dr. Fleury worked as an attending physician for several years after graduating at the National Institute of Phthisiology and Pulmonology in Ukraine. She has several peer-reviewed journal articles and abstract publications. She also has experience working as a resident physician and RN in Ukraine.
In her PG3 year of training, Dr. Fleury had an accepted poster presentation to INBC 2022 titled “Importance of Blood Pressure Augmentation in Pontine Warning Syndrome, A Stuttering Lacune Presenting as AICA Syndrome.”
During her PG3 year, Dr. Fleury was given the award for “best exemplifying the academic, medical, and social attitudes of excellence in a physician,” as voted by the Capital Health Department of Medicine attending staff.
Dr. Fleury enjoys cycling, hiking, and reading. She is fluent in English, Russian, and Ukrainian.
Post-graduation, Dr. Fleury will be working as a Faculty Physician and Assistant Professor at Cooper University Hospital, Rowan School of Medicine in Camden, New Jersey.
Irina Y. Gutierrez, MD
Dr. Gutierrez graduated from Universidad del Norte Programa de Medicina in Colombia. After completing an Intern year in Internal Medicine and Family Medicine, she worked as a physician in the Emergency Department at several institutions in Colombia. After relocating to the United States, Dr. Gutierrez Puentes was a research scholar at the University of Miami in Florida. She also had a poster presentation at the 2018 ATS Meeting in San Diego, California.
During her PG2 year, Dr. Gutierrez had an accepted poster presentation to the American Thoracic Society (ATS) 2021 Annual Meeting titled “Unsuspected Foreign Body Mimicking Lung Cancer.”
Dr. Gutierrez enjoys exercising, traveling, and cooking. She is fluent in English and Spanish.
After graduation, Dr. Gutierrez will be joining a Critical Care fellowship at the University of Miami in Miami, Florida.
Namrata Jannareddy, MBBS
Dr. Jannareddy received her degree from the Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences in India. She completed her Intern year at Gandhi General Hospital in India. Following graduation, she worked as a Duty Doctor at New Life Hospital and Thumbay Hospital in India. After relocating to the United States, Dr. Jannareddy was an extern and observer in several US states. Dr. Jannareddy has made numerous poster and oral presentations in the US. She also had a peer reviewed online publication in 2018.
During her PG3 year, Dr. Jannareddy had an accepted poster presentation to the 2021 American College of Physicians (ACP) Annual National Meeting titled “Post Treatment Surveillance of Neurosyphillis in HIV Patients.” Also during her PG3 year, Dr. Jannareddy was recognized at our annual graduation ceremony as having one of the top 3 research presentations at our annual research day for her project titled “Impact of Healthy Lifestyle Counseling as Outpatient on Weight, BMI, and HBA1c.”
In her free time, she enjoys playing with her dog and staying active doing a variety of activities. She is fluent in English, Hindi, and Telugu.
Following graduation, Dr. Jannareddy will join an Endocrinology fellowship at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Navjot Kaur, MD
Dr. Kaur graduated with her MD from Saba University School of Medicine in Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba. During her schooling, Dr. Kaur was a teaching assistant for anatomy, biochemistry, physiology, neuroanatomy, and psychology. She has also volunteered at Jersey Shore Medical Center in New Jersey.
During her PG3 year, Dr. Kaur was recognized at our annual graduation ceremony as having one of the top 3 research presentations at our annual research day for her project titled “Impact of Healthy Lifestyle Counseling as Outpatient on Weight, BMI, and HBA1c.”
Dr. Kaur enjoys cooking, Bollywood dance, yoga, and tutoring. She is fluent in English, Hindi, Punjabi, and Urdu.
After graduation from residency, Dr. Kaur will be staying with Capital Health as a Primary Care Physician in Hamilton, New Jersey.
Zulfiya Bakhtbek Manning, MD
Dr. Manning graduated from nursing school with a “Red Diploma”, which is the US equivalent to Valedictorian. Following this, she received her MD from Bakulev Scientific Center of Cardiovascular Surgery in Russia. After her relocation to the United States, Dr. Manning worked as an RN at several different hospitals in Maryland, as well as getting experience as an Internal Medicine Extern and volunteer in both Maryland and Washington DC.
During her PG2 year, Dr. Manning had an accepted poster presentation to the 2021 American College of Physicians (ACP) National Meeting titled “C3 Mediated Immune Complex Glomerulonephritis Triggered by MGRS."
During her PG3 year, Dr. Manning was recognized with the award for PGY3 “best exemplifying caring, compassion, integrity, respect, service, and team work,” as voted by Capital Health nursing staff. Also during her PG3 year, Dr. Manning was recognized at our annual graduation ceremony as having one of the top 3 research presentations at our annual research day for her project titled “Effectiveness and Safety of Ivermectin COVID-19 Patients: A Prospective Study at a Safety Net Hospital.”
Dr. Manning enjoys gardening, hiking, painting, swimming, and cooking. She is fluent in Kazakh, Uzbek, Russian, and English.
Post-graduation, Dr. Manning will be working as a Primary Care Provider at Comprehensive Primary Care in Rockville, Maryland.
Maria Mironova, MD
Dr. Mironova graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University Faculty of Medicine in Russia, where she received the “Best Research Award” at an annual student conference. After medical school Dr. Mironova completed a dermatology residency at First Moscow State Medical University in Russia. Following her residency, she worked as an attending physician at two clinics in Russia before relocating to the United States. Dr. Mironova has held several extern and observer positions in New York and Massachusetts since her relocation. She also has peer-reviewed journal articles and abstracts published in Russia and the US.
Since her PG1 year, Dr. Mironova has shown a keen interest in scholarship, having an accepted workshop titled “Using News Articles to Model Hepatitis A Outbreaks: A Case Study in California and Kentucky” to AI for Social Good – NeurIPS Track and an accepted presentation to the AMIA Informatics Summit 2020 titled “Modeling the Hepatitis A Outbreak in the United States.” During her second year of training, Dr. Mironova had two accepted poster presentations to the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) 2020 Annual Meeting and one acceptance to Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2021 titled “Tuberculous Pericardial Tamponade in the Patient with Crohn’s Disease Treated with Adalimumab,” “A Case of Pemphigus Vulgaris: When Dysphagia and Odynophagia Matter,” and “Fecal Microbiota Transplantation May Reduce the Mortality of Patients with Severe and Fulminant Clostridioides Difficile Infection Compared to Standard of Care Antibiotics in a Community Hospital,” respectively. She also had an accepted publication in Hindawi titled “From an Incidental Finding to an Emergent Treatment: A Case Report of a Hepatic Adenomatosis and Large Ruptured Hepatic Adenoma.”
During her third year of training, Dr. Mironova received the highest score in her class in the 2021 ACP In-Training Exam. She was also presented with the program’s 2021-22 Shubhum Misra Resident Achievement Award, “in recognition of outstanding academic excellence, qualities, and attributes that define a physician.”
Dr. Mironova enjoys sports, reading, and cross-stitching. She is fluent in English and Russian.
Following her graduation, Dr. Mironova will be joining a Hepatology fellowship at the National Institute of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland.
Feryal Mousavi, MD
Dr. Mousavi received her MD from Isfahan University of Medical Sciences in Iran. Following her graduation, she worked as a Family Practitioner and General Practitioner in Iran for several years before relocating to the United States. She worked as an extern and clinical staff member prior to starting her current residency training. Dr. Mousavi started her residency as a preliminary resident at an ACGME-accredited Internal Medicine program at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health in Bronx, New York.
Dr. Mousavi speaks English and Persian. Her hobbies and interests include painting, hiking, biking, and music.
Muhammet Ozer, MD
Dr. Ozer received his MD from Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi Tip Fakültesi in Turkey, where he ranked in the top 5 in his graduating class. Following his graduation, he worked as a Primary Care Physician in Turkey before starting his Internal Medicine Residency training at his medical school. He has research experience in Turkey as well as several clinical externships in the United States. Dr. Ozer has several published peer-reviewed journal articles and abstracts. He also made many poster and oral presentations at scholarly meetings in Turkey.
Dr. Ozer has had several scholarly acceptances during his first year of training such as “Rare Adverse Effects of the Common Chemotherapeutics: 5-Fluorouracil-Induced Stroke Mimic”, accepted to ACPNJ 2020 and SHM 2020. He also had two accepted publications titled “Lactobacillus Acidophilus-Induced Endocarditis and Associated Splenic Abscess” to Hindawi and “Prevalence of irritable bowel syndrome-like symptoms using Rome IV criteria in patients with inactive inflammatory bowel disease and relation with quality of life” to Medicine – Wolters Kluwer. Dr. Ozer has had numerous publications and poster presentation acceptances during his second year of training to meetings such as the American College of Physicians New Jersey Chapter 2021 Meeting, ASCO Quality Care Symposium 2020, Society of Hospital Medicine 2021, and IGSC Annual Global Meeting. Dr. Ozer has impressed the program with his 17 publications just in his PG2 year of training alone, 8 of which are available on PubMed.
During his PG3 year, Dr. Ozer was recognized with the award for PGY3 “best exemplifying the attributes justly praised and prized in a medical resident,” as voted by his peers. Also during his PG3 year, Dr. Ozer was recognized at our annual graduation ceremony as having one of the top 3 research presentations at our annual research day for his project titled “Effectiveness and Safety of Ivermectin COVID-19 Patients: A Prospective Study at a Safety Net Hospital.”
In his free time, Dr. Ozer enjoys soccer, aerial photography, motor sports, and tennis. He is fluent in English and Turkish.
After graduation, Dr. Ozer will be working as an Attending Physician in Inpatient GI Oncology at Harvard Medical School, Dana Farber Cancer Institution in Boston, Massachusetts.
Monica Santos, MD
Dr. Santos received her degree from Universidade Federal do Amazonas (UFAM) Faculdade de Medicina in Brazil. After graduating, she worked as a Primary Care Physician Lieutenant in the Brazilian Air Force. Following this, she worked as a PCP at Assoc. Paulista p/o Desenvolvimento da Medicine in Brazil until she immigrated to the United States. In the US, Dr. Santos has was a postgraduate sub-intern and observer at several hospitals in Florida. She also has a peer-reviewed online publication, for which she received a two-year research grant.
In her PG3 year, Dr. Santos was recognized at our annual graduation ceremony as having one of the top 3 research presentations at our annual research day for her project titled “Implementing an Multidisciplinary Curriculum to Improve Quality of Inpatient Medication Reconciliation.”
Dr. Santos enjoys being physically active and outdoor activities. She is fluent in English, Portuguese, and Spanish.
After her graduation, Dr. Santos will be attending a Hospital Medicine fellowship at SUNY Upstate in Syracuse, New York.
Deepika Suleria, MBBS
Dr. Suleria graduated from Government Medical College Amritsar in India. After graduating, she completed a one-year rotating internship at Guru Nandak Dev Hospital in India. She has done several hands-on clinical electives and observerships in different specialties in the United States.
During her PG2 year, Dr. Suleria had an accepted poster presentation to the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) 2021 Annual Meeting titled “Apathetic Hyperthyroidism Presenting with Thyrotoxic Periodic Paralysis (TPP)."
During her PG3 year, Dr. Suleria was recognized at our annual graduation ceremony as having gotten the highest score in her class during the 2021 yearly ACP In-Training Exam.
Dr. Suleria enjoys spending time in nature, painting, dancing, and cooking. She is fluent in English, Hindi, Punjabi, and Urdu.
Post-graduation, Dr. Suleria is staying with Capital Health’s Internal Medicine Residency Program as the program’s 4th year Chief Medical Resident/Junior Faculty.
Asieh Takalloo, MD
Dr. Takalloo graduated from Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences in Iran. She completed an internship following graduation at her medical school, then worked as a general practitioner/physician assistant at a private office in Iran until she relocated to the United Sates. In the US, she volunteered with Ronald McDonald House Charities in Texas to help improve the health and well-being of children. Dr. Takalloo has a peer-reviewed abstract published on Suspected Methadone Toxicity. She completed several observership positions in Texas.
In her second year of training, Dr. Takalloo had an accepted poster presentation to the 2021 ACP National Meeting titled “Insulin Pumps: Life Savers but in Appropriate Circumstances.” Additionally, during her PG3 year, she had an accepted poster presentation to the 2022 ACP National Meeting titled “Thyroid Associated Encephalopathy Despite Euthyroid State.”
Dr. Takalloo’s interests include traveling, sports and cooking. She is fluent in English and Persian.
Post-graduation, Dr. Takalloo will be joining an Endocrinology fellowship at Howard University in Washington, DC.