Residents

CHC/WFFMRP Program Year III

Anas Alhomsi, M.D.

My medical school is …

Damascus School of Medicine.

My previous experience is …

Molecular Oncology research at Rush University in Chicago.

My plans after residency …

Hospital medicine

My hobbies are …

Swimming, tennis, bowling, and watching movies.

Something you would never guess about me is …

I graduated with honors from high school and I was one of the top 10 graduates in the country.

If I won the lottery, the first thing I would do is …

I would travel around the world.

One person I would like to meet is …

My childhood friends in Syria.

Ammar Al-Sadoon, M.D.

My medical school is …

University of Sanaa, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

My previous experience is …

Worked as a resident in the Internal Medicine Department at King Fahad University Hospital in Saudi Arabia.

My plans after residency …

doing a Geriatrics fellowship.

My hobbies are …

When I am trying to relax, I enjoy reading, and have done this throughout my life.

Something you would never guess about me is …

that I like old sport cars and antique watches.

If I won the lottery, the first thing I would do is …

support orphans.

One person I would like to meet is …

my medical supervisor who is a nephrologist in Saudi Arabia—I see him as a role model.

Cristina Beatrice, M.D.

My medical school is …

Gr.T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy located in Iasi, Romania.

My previous experience is …

it began in dermatology while in residency in at Sf. Spiridon Hospital located in Iasi, Romania. Then I decided to come to the United States where I worked in a Family Practice office in Massachusetts for almost 2 years while preparing for USMLE, with multiple observerships in IM and FM.

My plans after residency …

to join the team at the United Regional hospital right here in Wichita Falls.

My hobbies are …

cooking, music, and art.

Something you would never guess about me is …

that I speak four languages.

If I won the lottery, the first thing I would do is …

to put the money in a secure place, but I would not change anything about my lifestyle.

One person I would like to meet is …

Leonardo DaVinci because he was such an inspiration coming from such a low social economic position to becoming the visionary artist and mechanical genius and inventor that he became.

Daniela Johnson, M.D.

CHIEF RESIDENT
My medical school is …

La Salle University, Mexico City, Mexico.

My previous experience is …

observership at EVMS, standardized patient.

My plans after residency …

hospitalist vs primary care with a long-term goal of faculty at a residency program.

My hobbies are …

hunting, competitive shooting, and gardening.

Something you would never guess about me is …

I am Mexican.

If I won the lottery, the first thing I would do is …

Go on an African safari.

One person I would like to meet is …

Nelson Mandela

Ankit Patel, M.D.

CHIEF RESIDENT

Shaila Shanchita, M.D.

My medical school is …

Sher E Bangla Medical College.

My previous experience is …

Global Cardiology Clinical Research at Wichita Falls Heart Clinic.

My plans after residency …

Will do fellowship/ practice as a family physician.

My hobbies are …

Gardening, and going for long drives with my kids and family.

Something you would never guess about me is …

I can play drama.

If I won the lottery, the first thing I would do is …

Go back to Bangladesh.

One person I would like to meet is …

Barack Obama.

Hashim Stanazai, M.D.

CHIEF RESIDENT
My medical school is ..

Ibereoamerican University

My previous experience is …

Postdoctoral fellow for 1 year in Hospice and Palliative care research

My plans after residency …

I plan to have do a fellowship in ER or hospital medicine so that I may have all the tools available to be able to tailor my practice in whichever manor I choose to do so.

My hobbies are …

Listening to TED TALKS, fitness, swimming when time permits

Something you would never guess about me is …

I studied Martial Arts for 6 years as a kid wand went to be a regional champion in wrestling in high school.

If I won the lottery, the first thing I would do is …

Finish my residency. Money can never replace knowledge but I will probably splurge I myself and my family.

One person I would like to meet is …

TBD

Amr Takieldeen, M.D.

CHIEF RESIDENT
My medical school is …

Mansoura University, Mansoura City, Egypt.

My previous experience is …

ENT residency, Mansoura University, Egypt.

My plans after residency …

Fellowship vs primary care office.

My hobbies are …

Practicing karate and watching movies.

Something you would never guess about me is …

I have three sisters and three brothers. I have eight nieces and eight nephews. I was one of the Egyptian National team in Karate and I am a Karate judge.

If I won the lottery, the first thing I would do is …

I would start a charity clinic to help poor underserved people.

One person I would like to meet is …

Muḥammad ibn Abd Allah.

Samreen Tariq, M.D.

My medical school is …

Foundation University Medical College, Islamabad, Pakistan.

My previous experience is …

House job in Pakistan in Medicine and Surgery. Research in autism at CUNY college of Staten Island. An externship at Bayonne Medical Center, NJ.

My plans after residency …

A fellowship in geriatrics.

My hobbies are …

Spending time with my son.

Something you would never guess about me is …

I’m a terrible driver.

If I won the lottery, the first thing I would do is …

Donate it.

One person I would like to meet is …

Muhammad SAW

CHC/WFFMRP Program Year II

Alen Ajanovic, M.D.

My medical school is …

University of Banja Luka Faculty of Medicine, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

My previous experience is …

a 6-month internship in General surgery, 6 months’ work in the ER, and 18 months of work in Family Medicine/Urgent Care.

My plans after residency …

are to stay in Texas and to work as a Hospitalist, ER physician, or in outpatient Family Medicine.

My hobbies are …

any outdoor activities, swimming, basketball, Biology, and Physics.

Something you would never guess about me is …

that I really enjoy teaching and molecular research.

If I won the lottery, the first thing I would do is …

is open a Family Medicine Clinic.

One person I would like to meet is …

Albert Einstein and Nikola Tesla.

Ahmed Amari, M.D.

My medical school is …

University of Alfateh, Tripoli, Libya.

My previous experience is …

General Practitioner.

My plans after residency …

Attain rural medicine fellowship.

My hobbies are …

Cooking, camping, traveling, and going on road trips.

Something you would never guess about me is …

Cooking is my stress relief.

If I won the lottery, the first thing I would do is …

I would fly my family on private jet to visit me here.

One person I would like to meet is …

Hamza Yusuf.

Abdulrahman Baqais, M.D.

My medical school is …

King Abdulaziz University, Faculty of Medicine.

My previous experience is …

I graduated from medical school in 2013, after which I completed a compulsory 12-month internship period. After that I came to America to take my USMLE exams. During that time, I had the chance to volunteer and work under family medicine physicians in Chicago, IL and Tampa, Florida.

My plans after residency …

I plan to continue my studies after residency and obtain a fellowship position in the field of family medicine.

My hobbies are …

playing many different kinds of sports, such as soccer, volleyball, tennis, and swimming. I also love diving and exploring nature. I like to keep up with technology and I enjoy building computers.

Something you would never guess about me is …

I don’t like to wear a wrist watch.

If I won the lottery, the first thing that I would do is …

I would send my parents on their dream vacation.

One person I would like to meet is …

The president of the United States.

Kerolos Tawfeek, M.D.

My medical school is …

Ain Sham University, Cairo, Egypt 2011.

My previous experience is …

House officer at El-Demerdash Hospital; General Practitioner at El-Galaa Hospital, Cairo, Egypt; Sleep study research coordinator at Mercy Hospital; Externship at Holy Cross Hospital, Chicago, IL; Observership at United Regional Hospital, Wichita Falls, TX; Medi-spa aesthetic physician at Rhapsody of the Sea Cruise; and Clinical Assistant at PHC, Lombard, IL.

My plans after residency …

is an ER fellowship.

My hobbies are …

reading, acting, and playing soccer.

Something you would never guess about me is …

I invited Angelina Jolie for a dinner, and I was shocked by the fact that she didn`t show up :-D.

If I won the lottery, the first thing that I would do is …

is donate it to the poor people, so I would probably end up giving it to myself :-D.

One person I would like to meet is …

Albert Einstein.

Hesham Mohamed, M.D.

My medical school is …

Ain Shams University, Faculty of Medicine.

My previous experience is …

Treating patients from diverse cultures and backgrounds. I have worked in different healthcare systems with high adaptability.

My plans after residency …

is to enjoy the role and lifestyle changes.

My hobbies are …

Reading, meditation and contemplation, traveling, and listening to quiet music.

Something you would never guess about me is …

I fly planes.

If I won the lottery, the first thing that I would do is …

Travel to my dream islands: Maldives, Bora Bora, Seychelles, and Galapagos.

One person I would like to meet is …

Prophet Muhammad, the first person on Michael Hart’s ranking for the 100 most influential persons in history.

Alex Moshtaghi, M.D.

My medical school is …

University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, Philippines.

My previous experience is …

I have not had any post-graduate experience.

My plans after residency …

I plan to stay in Wichita Falls to practice and raise my family.

My hobbies are …

playing sports, reading, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Something you would never guess about me is …

that I can speak Tagalog (the language of the Philippines).

If I won the lottery, the first thing that I would do is …

donate to under-privileged/funded areas and organizations of Wichita Falls and travel the world with my family.

One person I would like to meet is …

Albert Einstein to ask him “how” he thought.

Waqas Shuaib, M.D.

My medical school is …

Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE).

My previous experience is …

After graduating medical school, I spent 2 years conducting clinical research at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. The objective of my research was to investigate topics that would lead to improved cost, time efficiency, and effective delivery of care for emergency and acute care patients. I was awarded the Outstanding Researcher of the Year 2014 and also the “2013 Editor’s Choice Award.”

My plans after residency …

I intend on being actively involved in academia to further propagate research in delivering quality patient care.

My hobbies are …

I like playing tennis, basketball, and baseball. I also enjoy hiking and getting together with friends for a southern flavored BBQ.

Something you would never guess about me is …

I am an author of a book on personal development.

If I won the lottery, the first thing that I would do is …

Pay NASA for a family trip to the Moon.

One person I would like to meet is …

I’d like to meet President Barack Obama to see whether we can renegotiate a few conditions in the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

CHC/WFFMRP Program Year I

Mohanned Ahmed, M.D.

My medical school is …

University of Medical Sciences and Technology.

My hometown is …

Khartoum, Sudan.

My previous experience is …

General Practitioner licensed by Georgia Medical Board, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship and Master in Clinical Human Anatomy.

My plans after residency …

Primary Care Physician Vs PHD in Neuroscience.

My hobbies are …

Travel and Exploration.

Something you would never guess about me is …

Organized.

If I won the lottery, the first thing I would do is …

Trip around the world.

 

Albert Cheng, M.D.

My medical school is …

Poznan University of Medical Sciences.

My hometown is …

Taichung, Taiwan.

My plans after residency …

Hospital medicine, urgent care or primary care.

My hobbies are …

basketball, tennis and traveling.

Something you would never guess about me is …

I am a prolific backpacker.

If I won the lottery, the first thing I would do is …

Buy the Dallas Mavericks and move the team to Wichita Falls (The Wichita Falls Mavericks). Also, move the US Open to Dallas.

One person I would like to meet is …

Roger Federer, the GOAT.

Robin Chirackal, M.D.

My medical school is …

Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church Medical college.

My hometown is …

Perumbavoor, Ernakulam District, Kerala State, India.

My previous experience is …

Worked as a junior doctor in the department of Internal medicine specializing in Infectious disease,  junior doctor in the department of Medical ICU, Medical scribe at CityMD urgent care, NY and research in Kidney stone disease at Mayo Clinic.

My plans after residency …

Too early to say.

My hobbies are …

Listening to Indian music, playing chess, playing and watching cricket.

Something you would never guess about me is …

I am a Sunday school teacher and an alter assistant.

If I won the lottery, the first thing I would do is …

I never believe in lottery as its easy money. I believe only the money which one earns by hard work stays with oneself, but if I happen to win a lottery, I would like to build schools and primary care hospitals in Syria to educate the kids and provide basic medical care to poor who live in a war ruined nation.

One person I would like to meet is …

Jesus Christ.

Rita Hindoyan, M.D.

My medical school is …

St. George’s University School of Medicine.

My hometown is …

Glendale, CA.

My previous experience is …

a tutor for disabled children, caretaker for my father and member of a swim team.

My plans after residency …

are not clear at the moment. I am looking to see where my experiences in residency take me.

My hobbies are …

swimming, walking, playing the piano nutrition/healthy living/fitness and going to church.

Something you would never guess about me is …

I am a lifestyle blogger and plan to enhance my health promotion blogging during residency.

If I won the lottery, the first thing I would do is …

make sure to provide food and clean water to all those around the world who don’t have it and make sure my family is comfortable.

One person I would like to meet is …

Robin Williams, because laughter is one of the best forms of medicine.

Daniel Jeffcoat, M.D.

My medical school is …

Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara.

My hometown is …

Alvin, TX.

My previous experience is …

I’ve held many jobs over the years, however, my time as a medical scribe in the ED made the biggest impression in my medical career.

My plans after residency …

Practice in the great state of Texas!

My hobbies are …

BBQ’n and enjoying the end result! I enjoy watching soccer, snowboarding, anything outdoors, experimenting with gardening, and playing veggi-o-games.

Something you would never guess about me is …

I speak Spanish.

If I won the lottery, the first thing I would do is …

Buy my parents a cruising yacht.

One person I would like to meet is …

Paul Farmer.

Shane Lee, M.D.

My medical school is …

Ross University, Dominica.

My hometown is …

Houston, TX.

My previous experience is …

Volunteering at local hospitals in Houston and clinical rotations in NYC and Miami.

My plans after residency …

Either apply for a fellowship, hospitalist work, or join the local faculty.

My hobbies are …

Cooking, playing/watching sports, reading, and watching movies.

Something you would never guess about me is …

I like to collect sneakers. I had perfect attendance from K-12.

If I won the lottery, the first thing I would do is …

Pay off my student loans, and buy my parents something nice.

One person I would like to meet is …

Michael Jordan.

Paulino Morera Jr., M.D.

My medical school is …

Ross University School of Medicine.

My hometown is …

Miami, FL.

My previous experience is …

Respiratory Therapy, and recently had the privilege to gain exposure to palliative medicine by observing and volunteering at VITAS Hospice for the past six months.

My plans after residency …

Hospitalist and/or Palliative medicine.

My hobbies are …

Spending time with my family, kids and mountain biking.

Something you would never guess about me is …

I’m a good salsa dancer.

If I won the lottery, the first thing I would do is …

Pay off my student loans, take my wife on vacation, adopt children and become a major donor to the Shriner’s Hospital and March of Dimes.

One person I would like to meet is …

Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking.

Hoa Phan, M.D.

My medical school is …

St. George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada.

My hometown is …

Salt Lake City, Utah.

My previous experience is …

Clinical rotations in New York for 2 years.

My plans after residency …

Is to practice as a Family Physician.

My hobbies are …

Reading non-fiction books, cooking, traveling, hiking, camping, and going to the gym.

Something you would never guess about me is …

I cooked for my family at age 10.

If I won the lottery, the first thing I would do is …

To build a home for orphans in Vietnam.

One person I would like to meet is …

Mahatma Gandhi.