Friday, June 14, 2013
31 doctors graduate from UHS Medical Residency Program
Thirty-one doctors graduated from the UHS Medical Residency Program at a ceremony held June 7 at the Binghamton Country Club.
200 people attended the exercises, which recognized the medical
residents who have completed their training at UHS Hospitals in 2013.
The event was followed by a reception for the graduates and their families.
Eight of the 31 newly minted doctors will be staying on with UHS to begin their medical practices.
education for primary care physicians is the focus of UHS' three-year
residencies, with fellowships also available in geriatrics and sports
Established in 1971, the family medicine residency
was the first in New York State and is one of the oldest of its kind in
UHS' internal medicine residency has been nationally recognized for more than 50 years.
the years, more than 1,500 doctors have graduated from UHS, going on to
practice in locations around the globe, from the United States to Third
World countries to the South Pole.
UHS is a major teaching affiliate of the Clinical Campus at Binghamton of Upstate Medical University in Syracuse.
Residents receiving certificates of completion of their residency programs on June 7 are:
Medicine: Josephine Dunn-Junius, MD; Eric Lorraine, DO; Edelweiss
Peralta, MD; Lilia Ponton, MD; Michael Roberts, MD; Alla Roitman-Rabin,
DO; Michelle Teves, DO; Ranjit Yelamanchi, MD.
Medicine: Bridget Akel, DO; Sonia Brar, MD; Amanda Burgoon, DO; Daniel
Chin, MD; Shannon Fuller, MD; Scott Legunn, MD; Roman Prager, MD;
Farzana Seemab, MD.
Podiatric Medicine and Surgery: Jessica Duggan, DPM; Marshal Gwynn, DPM; Bradley Hart, DPM;
Medicine Year, Transitional Year: Eduardo Chen, MD; Vikas Patel, MD;
Evan Savage, MD; Megan Campion, MD; Sarah Cardillo, MD; Colin
Field-Eaton, MD; Timothy Fung, MD; Courtney Maxey-Jones, MD; Nirav Shah,
MD; Komal Talati, MD.
Sports Medicine Fellowship: Preet Joshi, MD.
Geriatric Medicine Fellowship: Rana Ahmad, MD.
Those who will begin their practices at UHS are:
Ponton; Dr. Yelamanchi; Dr. Burgoon, UHS Hospitals; Dr. Chin, UHS
Primary Care Binghamton; Dr. Prager, UHS Hospitals; Dr. Hart, UHS
Podiatry; Dr. Ahmad, UHS Medical Group; Dr. Seemab, UHS Primary Care