Residency Programs

2011 - 2012 Residents

Our Third Year Residents

Dr. Nawaz Ahmed was born in Dallas, Texas. He received his Doctor of Medicine from Ross University School of Medicine and his undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University. In his spare time, he enjoys football, reading, politics, history, soccer and singing. He is married and a proud father.
Dr. Jasrup Kaur was born in Moga, India. She received her Doctor of Medicine from Ross University School of Medicine and her undergraduate degree from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. In her spare time, she enjoys running, reading, traveling, cooking, interior designing and do-it-yourself projects.
Dr. Gary Machado was born in Mumbai, India. He received his Doctor of Medicine from St. Matthew's University School of Medicine and his undergraduate degree from the University of Akron. In his spare time, he enjoys sports, reading, photography, travel, music, fitness, diving, fishing, cooking and animals.
Dr. Mathew Murikan was born in Teaneck, New Jersey. He received his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from Kasturba Medical College. In his spare time, he enjoys reading novels and medical journals, and watching and playing basketball.
Dr. Pallavi Sindhu was born in Chandigarh, India. She received her Doctor of Medicine from Saba University School of Medicine and her undergraduate degree from Saba University. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, skating, traveling, and dancing. She is also an avid animal lover. Dr. Sindhu and Dr. Eric Waddington, also a PGY-2 FP resident at Barberton, are married.
Dr. Eric Waddington was born in Hollywood, Florida. He received his Doctor of Medicine from Saba University School of Medicine and his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Fredonia. In his spare time, he enjoys running, playing the guitar, and is a rare coin collector. Dr. Waddington is married to Dr. Sindhu, also a PGY-2 FP resident at Barberton.  

Our Second Year Residents

  Kashif Anwar, M.D. Dr Anwar is originally from Elizabeth, New Jersey and attended the University of Pennsylvania to obtain his undergraduate degree in Economics. He is a graduate of St. George University SOM. Kashif is married and is now the proud father of two daughters. He enjoys sports music and movies.
  Chris Bursley, M.D. Dr. Bursley is an Ohioan from Ashland. He completed the B.S./M.D program through Kent State University and Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine. Chris is married and enjoys spending time with family and playing golf.
  Jigar Kadakia, M.D. Dr. Kadakia is from Lomita, California. He has a B.S. in Biology from the University of California and also recieved his B.S. in Chemistry from the University of California - Irvine. He then went to Medical University of Lublin, Poland to obtain his medical degree. Jigar is recently married and he enjoys basketball, watching movies and Sudoku.
  Firas Quddos, M.D. Dr. Quddos is from Houston, Texas. He has a B.S. in Biology and Computer Information Systems from Houston Baptist University. His medical degree is form St. George University. Firas is married and enjoys TV, travelling and computers.
  Angela Singh, M.D. Dr. Singh is from Odenton, Maryland. She graduated from the University of California with a B.S. in Biology. She then attended Ross University to obtain her medical degree. Angela is recently married and enjoys running, skiing and skating.
  Hubert Sung, M.D. Dr. Sung is from Rancho Polos Verdes, California. He has a B.S in Chemistry from Northwestern University and his medical degree is from St. George University. Hubert is single and snowboarding, weight lifting and camping.
   

Our First Year Residents

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Vikil Girdhar, M.D., was born in Flushing, New York.  He has a B.S. in Biology from the State University of New York.  He received his medical degree from Ross University, Dominica.  He is fluent in Hindi, Urdu, and Punjabi, as well as being able to converse in Spanish and French.  In his spare time, he enjoys creative writing, physical training, computers, and film editing.  He also enjoys tutoring undergrad as well as graduate students.

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Imola Osapay, M.D., was born in Budapest, Hungary.  She has a B.S. in Neuroscience from the University of California, Los Angeles.  She received her medical degree from Semmelweis University in Hungary.  She is fluent in Hungarian, can speak French and Norwegian, and is learning Spanish.  In her spare time, she enjoys playing tennis and squash, hiking, swimming, reading, sailing, and traveling.  Imola is married.

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Rishin Patel, M.D., was born in Lakewood, California.  He has a B.S. in Developmental and Cell Biology from University of California at Irvine.  He received his medical degree from Ross University, Dominica.  He is fluent in Gujarati.  In his spare time, he enjoys guitar, photography, rock climbing, and technology.

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Tatiana Petrikova, M.D., was born in Presov, Slovakia.  She has a B.S. in Biology from The Ohio State University.  She received her medical degree from the University of Sint Eustatius in Netherlands Antilles.  She is fluent in Slovak, Czech, Polish, and Ukrainian, and is studying Spanish.  In her spare time, she takes pleasure in skiing, swimming, hiking, traveling, cooking, ballroom dancing, as well as spending time with family and friends.

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Alysha Rahman, M.D., was born in Queens, New York.  She has a B.S. in Neuroscience from The University of Texas at Dallas.  She received her medical degree from Ross University, Dominica.  She is fluent in Bangla, Hindi, and Urdu.  In her spare time, she enjoys international traveling, reading, learning about new cultures, and cooking.  Alysha is married.

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Suman Vellanki, M.D., was born in Cleveland, Ohio.  He has a B.S. in Molecular Genetics from The Ohio State University.  He received his medical degree from Ross University, Dominica.  He is fluent in Telugu.  In his spare time, he enjoys reading about food safety/food politics/industrial agriculture, playing basketball, weightlifting, following college and professional sports, and spending time with family and friends.

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