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2019-2020 Fellows

Front Row (left to right): Aaron Webel, Nadim Rayess, Gurdeep Jhaj, Huy Nguyen, and Gabriel Valerio

Back Row (left to right): Lakshmi Leishangthem, Angeline Nguyen, Ramsudha Narala, and Julie Cho

Not Pictured: Natalia Callaway, Dolly S. Chang, Emily Charlson, and John Hinkle

Class of 2021 Fellows

Cornea

Glaucoma

Bethlehem Mekonnen, MD

Hometown: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

College: Meredith College

Medical School: Yale School of Medicine

Internship: University of California San Francisco

Residency: University of California San Francisco

 

Julie Cho, MD, PhD (Fellow & Instructor)

Hometown: La Canada, CA

College: John Hopkins University

Medical School: University of Southern California and California Institute of Technology (dual MD, PhD program)

Internship: Yale New Haven Hospital

Residency: Yale University

 

Philip Garza, MD, MSc

Hometown: Miami, Florida

College: University of Miami

Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine

Internship: St. Joseph Mercy Hospital

Residency: Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan

 

Global Ophthalmology

Neuro-Ophthalmology

Pediatrics

David Rooney, MD

Hometown: Birmingham, Alabama

College: Wake Forest University

Medical School: UAB School of Medicine

Internship: William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak

Residency: William Beaumont Hospital

Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh (Glaucoma)

 

Susiani Intan, MD

Hometown: Tebing Tinggi, North Sumatra, Indonesia

Medical School: Sun-Yat Sen University of Medical Sciences

Internship: Medical College of Wisconsin

Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin

 

Solin Saleh, MD

Hometown: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

College: University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Medical School: University of Saskatchewan

Internship: University of Ottawa, Canada

Residency: University of Ottawa

 

Vitreoretinal

Huy Nguyen, MD

Hometown: Yorba Linda, CA

College: Harvard University

Medical School: Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

Internship: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-West

Residency: Harvard/Massachusetts Eye & Ear

 

Nadim Rayess, MD

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

College: University of California, Irvine

Medical School: American University of Beirut

Internship: Detroit Medical Center 

Residency: University of Southern California Roski Eye Institute

 

Class of 2022 Fellows

Glaucoma

Gala Beykin, MD

Hometown: Jerusalem, Israel

Medical School: Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School

Internship: Bikur Cholim Hospital

Residency: Hadassah Medical Center

 

Oculoplastics

Clara Men, MD

Hometown: Newport Beach, CA

College:  Yale University

Medical School: Harvard University

Internship: Cambridge Health Alliance

Residency: University of California San Diego

 

Vitreoretinal

Edward Korot, MD

Hometown: West Bloomfield, Michigan

College: University of Michigan

Medical School: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Internship: William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak

Residency: William Beaumont Hospital

 

Kapil Mishra, MD

Hometown: Riverside, CA

College: Brown University

Medical School: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Internship: University of California, Irvine

Residency: Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine