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PGY2 (Class of 2022)

Iryna Bahdzevich, MD

Iryna Bahdzevich, MDDr. 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

Rabia Basir, MBBSDr. 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.


Sarah Elsayed, MBBCH

Sarah Elsayed, MBBCHDr. 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.

Dr. Elsayed’s interest include culinary arts, travel, reading, and jogging. She is fluent in English and Arabic.


Olena Fleury, MD

Olena Fleury, MDDr. 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.

Dr. Fleury enjoys cycling, hiking, and reading. She is fluent in English, Russian, and Ukrainian.


Irina Gutierrez Puentes, MD

Irina Gutierrez Puentes, MDDr. Gutierrez Puentes 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.

Dr. Gutierrez Puentes enjoys exercising, traveling, and cooking. She is fluent in English and Spanish.


Namrata Jannareddy, MBBS

Namrata Jannareddy, MBBSDr. 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.

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.


Navjot Kaur, MD

Navjot Kaur, MDDr. 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.

Dr. Kaur enjoys cooking, Bollywood dance, yoga, and tutoring. She is fluent in English, Hindi, Punjabi, and Urdu.


Zulfiya Manning, MD

Zulfiya Manning, MDDr. 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.

Dr. Manning enjoys gardening, hiking, painting, swimming, and cooking. She is fluent in Kazakh, Uzbek, Russian, and English.


Maria Mironova, MD

Maria Mironova, MDDr. 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.

During 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”.

Dr. Mironova enjoys sports, reading, and cross-stitching. She is fluent in English and Russian.


Feryal Mousavi, MD

Feryal Mousavi, MDDr. 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.


Ifeyinwa Norbert, MBBS

Ifeyinwa Norbert, MBBSDr. Norbert received her degree from the University of Nigeria College of Medicine. Following her graduation from medical school, Dr. Norbert relocated to the United States and gained experience as a research assistant at Xavier University and LSUHSC in Louisiana. She also has given oral presentations at the University of New Orleans on “The Ethics and Cost of End of Life Care” and “Best Practices for Medical Records: How to Avoid Liability and Negligence”. Dr. Norbert began her residency training as an Internal Medicine Resident Intern at Merit Health Wesley in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Dr. Norbert enjoys traveling, cooking, and watching TV shows.


Muhammet Ozer, MD

Muhammet Ozer, MDDr. 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.

In his free time, Dr. Ozer enjoys soccer, aerial photography, motor sports, and tennis. He is fluent in English and Turkish.


Monica Silva dos Santos, MD

Monica Silva dos Santos, MDDr. Silva dos 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. Silva dos 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.

Dr. Silva dos Santos enjoys being physically active and outdoor activities. She is fluent in English, Portuguese, and Spanish.


Deepika Suleria, MBBS

Deepika Suleria, MBBSDr. 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.

Dr. Suleria enjoys spending time in nature, painting, dancing, and cooking. She is fluent in English, Hindi, Punjabi, and Urdu.


Asieh TakallooBakhtiari, MD

Asieh TakallooBakhtiari, MDDr. TakallooBakhtiari 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. TakallooBakhtiari has a peer-reviewed abstract published on Suspected Methadone Toxicity. She completed several observership positions in Texas.

Dr. TakallooBakhtiari’s interests include traveling, sports and cooking. She is fluent in English and Persian.