Current and Former Trainees


Virginia Clark, MD

  • Program Director, GI Fellowship Program
  • Approximately half of our former trainees are in private practice throughout the United States, and half are in academic positions around the world. Listed below are current fellows and selected graduates in academic positions:

Current Trainees

2017-2018 Advanced Endoscopy Fellow:

Calvin Koh, MD
Medical School: National University of Singapore
Residency: National University Hospital Singapore
Fellowship: National University Hospital Singapore

3rd Year Fellows:

Jorge Suarez, MD
Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine- Durham, NC
Residency: New York Presbyterian, Columbia- New York, NY

Angela Pham, MD
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine- MI
Residency: Grand Rapids medical Education partners/Michigan State University- Grand Rapids, MI

Andreas Zori, MD
Medical School: Albany Medical College- Albany, NY
Residency: University of Florida-Gainesville, FL

Vikas Khullar, MD
Medical School: St. George’s University School of Medicine- Grenada
Residency: University of Florida- Gainesville, FL

2nd Year Fellows:

Alexandra Baumann, DO
Medical School: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University- Downers, IL
Residency:  Albert Einstein Healthcare Network Program- Philadelphia, PA

Yaseen Perbtani, DO
Medical School: Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine- Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Residency: University of Florida- Gainesville, FL

Nathaniel Jest, DO
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine- Erie, PA
Residency: University of Florida- Gainesville, FL

Michael Riverso, DO
Medical School: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine- Stratford, NJ
Residency: University of Florida- Gainesville, FL

1st Year Fellows:

Ali Syed, MD
Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine- Baltimore, MD
Residency: University of Maryland- Baltimore, MD
 Joydeep Chakraborty MD
Medical School: University of Florida- Gainesville, FL
Residency: Kasturba Medical College Mangalore- India
Nikhil Kadle, MD
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia
Residency:  University of Louisville
Manoela Mota, MD
Medical School: Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
Residency:  Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
David Schwimmer, MD
Medical School: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

 


Former:

Selected Graduates in Academic Positions
(Listed chronologically by dates of attendance)

Patrick G. Brady (1970 – 1972)
Degree: MD, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Current Position: Professor and Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, University of South Florida

Richard Harty (1973 – 1975)
Degree: MD, Georgetown University
Current Position: Professor and Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Oklahoma

William Steinberg (1977 – 1980)
Degree: MD, University of Florida
Current Position: Professor of Medicine, George Washington University, Washington, DC

Michael Wolfe (1979 – 1982)
Degree: MD, Ohio State University
Current Position: Professor and Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Boston University

Beat Meyer (1983 – 1985)
Degree: MD, University of Basel
Current Position: Professor of Medicine, University of Basel

Donald Campbell (1983 – 1985)
Degree: MD, University of Kansas
Current Position: VA Chief of Staff, University of Kansas

Mark Mailliard (1984 – 1987)
Degree: MD, University of Nebraska
Current Position: Professor of Medicine (GI), University of Nebraska

John Valentine (1988 – 1991)
Degree: MD, University of Texas
Current Position: Professor of Medicine (GI), University of Utah

Harold Lim (1991 – 1993)
Degree: MD, University of Hawaii
Current Position: Professor of Medicine (GI), University of Hawaii

Victor Araya (1992 – 1994)
Degree: MD, George Washington University
Current Position: University of Pittsburgh

Louis Lambiase (1992 – 1994)
Degree: MD, University of Pittsburgh
Current Position: Chief, Gastroenterology, University of Florida at Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL

Nick Verne (1992 – 1995)
Degree: MD, SUNY Syracuse
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Florida

David Nelson (1993 – 1996)
Degree: MD, SUNY Syracuse
Current Position: Professor of Medicine, University of Florida

Lehel Somogyi (1996 – 1999)
Degree: MD, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Cincinnati

Roberto Firpi (1998-2001)
Degree: MD, University of Puerto Rico
Current Position: Professor of Medicine, University of Florida

Rebecca Dunphy (1999-2002)
Degree: MD, St. Louis University
Current Position: Visiting Instructor in Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago

Riaz Chowdhury (1999-2002)
Degree: MBBS, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of Texas at San Antonio

Steven Polyak (2002-2004)
Degree: MD, Sinai School of Medicine, New York
Current Position: Clinical Lecturer, University of Florida

Dennis Collins (2003-2005)
Degree: MD, St. Louis University School of Medicine
Current Position: Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Florida

Roxana Coman, MD ( 2012-2015)
Medical School: Universitatea de Medicina Si Farmacie Carol Davila- Romania
Residency: University of Florida- Gainesville, FL
Fellowship: University of Florida- Gainesville, FL
Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship: University of Florida
Current Position: Private Practice, Mercer University Navicent Health Medical Center

Davinderbir Pannu, MD (2013-2016)
Medical School: Maulana Azad Medical College- India
Residency: University of Florida, College of Medicine- Gainesville, FL
Current Position: Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship, Northwestern University Hospital

Mari Ann Rivera, MD (2013-2016)
Medical School: University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine- San Juan, PR
Residency: University of Michigan- Ann Arbor, MI
Current Position: Private Practice, Gastroenterology of Greater Orlando

Alexander Schlachterman, MD (2013-2016)
Medical School: Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine- Bayamon, Bayamon
Residency: Drexel University, College of medicine/Hahnemann University Hospital- Philadelphia, PA
Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship: University of Florida (2016-2017)
Current Position: Academic Practice, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Adam Weinberg, MD (2013-2016)
Medical School: Tufts University, School of Medicine- Boston, MA
Residency: Boston Medical Center/ Boston University- Boston, MA
Current Position: Private Practice, Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates

Markus Agito, MD (2014-2017)
Medical School: University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery- Philippines
Residency: Akron General Medical Center- Akron, OH
Current position: Academic, University of Florida
Angela Dolganiuc, PhD, MD (2014-2017)
Medical School: State Medical & Pharmaceutical University ‘Nicolae Testemitani’ Facult of Medicine I- Moldova, Republic
Residency: University of Florida- Gainesville, FL
Current Position: Life Point/RGH

 

Matthew Feurer, MD (2014-2017)
Medical School: Northwestern University, the Feinberg School of Medicine- Chicago, IL
Residency: University of Utah- Salt Lake City, UT
Current Position: Private Practice, Intermountain Medical Group

 

Oforbuike Ewelukwa, MD (2014-2017)
Medical School: University of Nigeria Faculty of Medicine- Nigeria
Residency: Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine- Dayton, OH
Current Position:

 

Alberto Unzueta, MD (2014-2017)
Medical School: De La Salle Health Sciences Institute College of Medicine- Mexico
Residency: Geisinger medical Center- Danville, PA
Transplant Hepatology Fellowship: University of Florida (2016-2017)
Current Position: Private Practice, Geisinger Medical Center
 

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