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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Our Residents


Catherine Bradshaw, MD
The Commonwealth Medical College

 

Cassandra Denefrio, MD
Tufts University School of Medicine

Indira Dhandapani, MD
Albany Medical College

Devon Jacobson, MD
Wayne State University School of Medicine

Anuoluwapo Sobanjo, MD
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Jennifer Walia, MD
Albany Medical College                                                               

 Second Year Residents

Meredith Chan, MD
Albany Medical College

Johanna Cubelli, DO
University of New England College of Medicine 

Olga Filippova, MD
Drexel University College of Medicine

Amy Flammer, MD
University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine     

Nathan Keller, MD
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine 

Elizabeth Kelly, MD
Tulane University School of Medicine 

 Third Year Residents

Shazneen F. Hushmendy, DO  
New York College of Osteopathic Medicine

Frieda Akuffo, MD
Howard University College of Medicine

Ebelechukwu Chris Nnoli, MD
SUNY Downstate Medical Center College

Tara A. Renna, MD
Albany Medical College                                                               

Gustave T. Ruckert, DO
New York College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

David Jize Wen, MD
University of Minnesota Medical School

Fourth Year Residents

 

Lauren D. Adamson, DO
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

Kelly R. Birchenough, DO 
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

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Kalie N. Brenneman, DO
Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine

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Elizabeth M. Emberley, DO
University of New England

Eugenia La Torre Hurlbut, DO
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Marlaine Jean-Miller, MD
Morehouse School of Medicine

 

  Recent Alumni

Recent Alumni 2013 Graduates

Miles Byrd, MD
Meharry Medical College

Miles completed his undergraduate education at Morehouse College with a degree in Biology. He has served as a research assistant with the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

Jamie Chao, MD
Albany Medical College

Dr. Chao returned to Albany from Lehigh Valley Hospital, where she completed her internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Boston University in human physiology, and her Master of Science degree in medical science from Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Chao received her Medical Degree from Albany Medical College.

Dr. Chao will join the Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic  Surgery fellowship program with Yale School of Medicine upon completion of her OB/GYN residency program.

Ory Holtzman, MD
Sackler School of Medicine

Dr. Holtzman received her Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Cornell University, and her Doctorate of Medicine from Sackler School of Medicine – New York State American Branch, Tel Aviv University.

Samantha Lowe, DO
New York College of Osteopathic Medicine

Dr. Lowe received her undergraduate degree from the New York Institute of Technology in life sciences and her Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Ana Madariya, MD
Universidad de Buenos Aires

Dr. Madariya is a native of Buenos Aires, Argentina. She received her Medical Doctorate from the Facultad de Medicinea, Universidad de Buenos Aires in December of 2008. She has completed fourth year electives at University of Massachusetts, Brigham and Women’s Hospital Kansas University Medical Center, and Mayo Clinic.

Danielle Rooney, MD
Albany Medical College

Dr. Rooney earned her Bachelors degree in Medical Laboratory Science at the University of Vermont and received her Medical Doctorate from Albany Medical College in May of 2009. She is a licensed clinical laboratory technologist in New York State. 

Alexis Tran, DO
College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific  

Dr. Tran comes from the West Coast. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Southern California.  She also earned a Master of Science Human Nutrition from the University of New Haven Cedar Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Tran received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the Western University of Health Sciences/College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific.  

Dr. Tran will begin a Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery fellowship with the University of Chicago upon completion of her OB/GYN residency program. 

Recent Alumni 2012 Graduates

Ana Marylee Benitez Prieto, MD
University of Puerto Rico

Ana received her undergraduate degree in biology at the University of Puerto Rico. Ana is the co author of Prenatal Diagnosis of Gastroschisis. She served as student coordinator for a gynecology clinic that received funding from the AMA. 

Bhavana Daruvuri, DO
New York College of Osteopathic Medicine of New York Institute of Technology

Bhavana is a graduate of New York College of Osteopathic Medicine Of NY Institute of Technology. Bhavana completed her undergraduate at Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology.

Richard Kittle, MD
Saint George's University

Eric is a graduate of Saint George’s University. He completed is undergraduate degree at the State University of Stony Brook in human biology and physician assistant. Eric served as a PA in southwest Vermont. 

 

Mona Nesrallah, MD
American University of the Caribbean

Mona is a graduate of the American University of the Caribbean Medical School. Undergraduate education in Middle East studies at McGill University. She was a research assistant at McGill and the Montreal Neurological Institute. Mona has served as volunteer in palliative care. 

Molly Shipman, DO
Chief Resident 2011-12
New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
of New York Institute of Technology

Molly Shipman is a graduate of New York College of Osteopathic Medicine of NY Institute of Technology.  Molly completed her undergraduate work at Manhattanville College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in fine arts. She has served as a volunteer at Greenwich Hospital in Connecticut. 

 

2011 Graduates

Daniel Barraez-Masroua, MD
Private Practice: Massachusetts                                        

Sonia Bedi, MD
Fellowship: Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Case Western

Tyler Ford, MD
Fellowship:  Gynecologic Oncology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Sepideh Mehri, MD
Private Practice:  New York City

Richard Pierre, MD
Active Military:  Fort Bragg

Gamal Saleh, MD
Private Practice:  Oregon

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