Current Fellows

 

First Year Fellows, Adult Critical Care

Joshua Brown, MD
Surgical Critical Care Fellow
brownjb [at] upmc.edu

Residency: UPMC
Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

 

Robert Castiglia, MD
Critical Care - Internal Medicine Fellow
castigliarp [at] upmc.edu

Residency: Orlando Health
Medical School: American University of the Caribbean Saint Maarten

Huong-Tram Duran, MD
Anesthesiology Critical Care Fellow
duranhh [at] upmc.edu

Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

 

Rashid Hussain, MD
Anesthesiology Critical Care Fellow
hussainrs [at] upmc.edu

Residency: University of Virginia
Medical School: Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Cyrus Kellermier, MD
Anesthesiology Critical Care Fellow
kellermierc [at] upmc.edu

Residency: University of Rochester
Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University

 

Michael Nabozny, MD
Surgical Critical Care Fellow
naboznymj [at] upmc.edu

Residency: University of Wisconsin
Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Joseph Nobile, MD
Critical Care - Internal Medicine Fellow
nobilejp [at] upmc.edu

Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago
Medical School: State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine

 

Amanda Pientka, MD
Critical Care - Emergency Medicine Fellow
pientkaac [at] upmc.edu

Residency: John Peter Smith Health Network
Medical School: University of Texas School of Medicine San Antonio

Abdullah Qureshi, MD
Critical Care - Internal Medicine Fellow
qureshia2 [at] upmc.edu

Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center
Medical School: Windsor University School of Medicine

 

Nakul Raykar, MD
Surgical Critical Care Fellow
raykarnp [at] upmc.edu

Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Medical School: Rutgers University - New Jersey Medical School

Daniel Rowan, DO
Critical Care - Emergency Medicine Fellow
rowandj [at] upmc.edu

Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago
Medical School: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University

 

John-Paul Sara, MD
Anesthesiology Critical Care Fellow
sarajs [at] upmc.edu

Residency: Westchester Medical Center
Medical School: St. Georges University

Varun Shetty, MD
Critical Care - Internal Medicine Fellow
shettyvu [at] upmc.edu

Residency: Metrohealth Medical Center
Medical School: S.D.M. Medical College

 

Scott Simpson, DO
Critical Care - Emergency Medicine Fellow
simpsonsw [at] upmc.edu

Residency: John Peter Smith Health Network
Medical School: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University

Alexis Steinberg, MD
Neurologic Critical Care Fellow
steinberga2 [at] upmc.edu

Residency: UPMC
Medical School: Technion Institute of Technology

 

Christina Thorngren, MD
Critical Care Medicine Fellow
thorngrenck2 [at] upmc.edu

Residency: University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School
Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine

Nicole Toscano, MD
Surgical Critical Care Fellow
toscanonc2 [at] upmc.edu

Residency: University of Rochester Medical Center
Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University

 

Kathryn Wunderle, MD
Critical Care - Internal Medicine Fellow
wunderlekb [at] upmc.edu

Residency: Oregon Health & Science University
Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Tara Zehrer, MD
Critical Care Medicine Fellow
zehertk [at] upmc.edu

Residency: Aurora Healthcare
Medical School: American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine

     

First Year Fellows, Pediatric Critical Care

Lauren Alessi, MD
Pediatric Critical Care Fellow
lauren.alessi [at] chp.edu

Residency: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Medical School: Stony Brook University School of Medicine

 

Claire Hanson, MD
Pediatric Critical Care Fellow
hansoncm [at] upmc.edu

Residency: Dayton Children's Hospital
Medical School: Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine

Stephanie La Count, MD
Pediatric Critical Care Fellow
lacountsl [at] upmc.edu

Residency: Nationwide Children's Hospital
Medical School: Ohio State University College of Medicine

 

Jonathan Pelletier, MD
Pediatric Critcal Care Fellow
pelletierjh [at] upmc.edu

Residency: Duke University Hospital
Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine

Jaskaran (Jay) Rakkar, MD
Pediatric Critical Care Fellow
rakkarj [at] chp.edu

Residency: Phoenix Children's Hospital
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

 

C. Todd Sower, MD
Pediatric Critical Care Fellow
christopher.sower [at] chp.edu

Fellowship: University of Michigan (Cardiology)
Residency: Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Medical School: University of Utah School of Medicine

Second Year Fellows, Adult Critical Care

Sabrina Arshed, MD
Critical Care - Internal Medicine Fellow
arshedsk [at] upmc.edu

Residency: Raritan Bay Medical Center
Medical School: Universidad Iberoamericana School of Medicine

 

Emily Brant, MD
Critical Care - Emergency Medicine Fellow
branteb [at] upmc.edu

Residency: UPMC
Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

Garima Gupta, DO
Critical Care - Internal Medicine Fellow
guptag2 [at] upmc.edu

Residency: White Memorial Medical Center
Medical School: Tuoro University College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

Bachar Hamade, MD
Critical Care - Emergency Medicine Fellow
hamadeb3 [at] upmc.edu

Residency: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Medical School: American University of Peirut Faculty of Medicine

Mohammad Hirzallah, MD
Neurologic Critical Care Fellow
hirzallahmi [at] upmc.edu

Residency: University of Texas at Houston, Texas Medical Center
Medical School: University of Jordan School of Medicine

 

Timothy Kaselitz, MD
Critical Care - Internal Medicine Fellow
kaselitzt [at] upmc.edu

Residency: University of Michigan Health Center
Medical School:

Alexander Kobzik, MD
Critical Care - Internal Medicine Fellow
kobzikaj [at] upmc.edu

Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago
Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine

 

Matthew Niehaus, DO
Critical Care - Emergency Medicine Fellow
niehausmt2 [at] upmc.edu

Residency: Lehigh Valley Health Network
Medical School: Philidelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Carlos Pacheco, MD
Critical Care - Emergency Medicine Fellow
pachecocr [at] upmc.edu

Residency: UPMC
Medical School: Meharry Medical College

 

Leeanne Stratton, MD
Critical Care - Emergency Medicine Fellow
strattonlk [at] upmc.edu

Residency: New York Presbyterian
Medical School: Weill Cornell Medicine

Ammar Syed, MD
Critical Care - Internal Medicine Fellow
syeda2 [at] upmc.edu

Residency: UPMC
Medical School: Saba University School of Medicine

 

Karthik Vadamalai, MD
Critical Care - Internal Medicine Fellow
vadamalaik [at] upmc.edu

Residency: John Peter Smith Health Network
Medical School: Kilpauk Medical College India

Second Year Fellows, Pediatric Critical Care

Monique Gardner, MD
Pediatric Critical Care Fellow
moniqueanne.gardner2 [at] chp.edu

Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (Cardiology)
Residency: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Medical School: New York Medical College

 

Neil Munjal, MD
Pediatric Critical Care Fellow
neil.munjal [at] chp.edu

Residency: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Medical School: Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine

Madiha Raees, MD
Pediatric Critical Care Fellow
madiha.raees [at] chp.edu

Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Medical School: Medical School of Georgia at Augusta University

     

Third Year Fellows, Pediatric Critical Care

Zachary Aldewereld, MD
Pediatric Critical Care Fellow
zachary.aldewereld [at] chp.edu

Residency: Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center
Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine

 

Justin Azar, MD
Pediatric Critical Care Fellow
justin.azar [at] chp.edu

Residency: Children's National Medical Center
Medical School: George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Katelyn Even, MD
Pediatric Critical Care Fellow
katelyn.even [at] chp.edu

Residency: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School

 

Catherine Madurski, MD
Pediatric Critical Care Fellow
catherine.madurski [at] chp.edu

Residency: A.I. duPont Hospital for Children
Medical School: Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical College