Current Residents

2019-2020 Residents

Front Row (left to right): Suzann Pershing (Residency Program Director), Cassie Ludwig, Luo Luo Zheng, Bryce Chiang, Natacha Villegas, and Jeffrey Goldberg (professor and chair of ophthalmology at Stanford)

Back Row (left to right): Jose Davila, Malini Veerappan, Ahmad Al-Moujahed, Jong Park, Luciano Custo Greig, and Giancarlo Garcia

Not Pictured: Arthika Chandramohan, Angelica Ortiz, and Connie Sears


Front Row (left to right): Malini Veerappan, Luo Luo Zheng, Cassie Ludwig, Natacha Villegas, Connie Sears, Angelica Ortiz, and Arthika Chandramohan

Back Row (left to right): Jose Davila, Jong Park, Giancarlo Garcia, Ahmad Al-Moujahed, Bryce Chiang, and Luciano Custo Greig


Class of 2020 Residents

Arthika Chandramohan, MD

Hometown: La Canada Flintridge, CA

College: Johns Hopkins University

Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine

Internship: Virginia Mason Medical Center


Cassie Ann Ludwig, MD, MS

Hometown: Hinsdale, IL

College: Duke University

Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine

Internship: California Pacific Medical Center


Angelica Ortiz, MD

Hometown: Winter Haven, FL

College: University of Miami

Medical School: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Internship: Jackson Memorial Hospital


Luo Luo Zheng, MD

Hometown: Saratoga, CA

College: Stanford University

Medical School: New York Medical College

Internship: Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara


Class of 2021 Residents

Jose Davila, MD

Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI

College: University of Michigan

Medical School: University of Michigan

Internship: Kaiser Permanente Medical Center- Oakland


Giancarlo Garcia, MD

Hometown: Goleta, CA

College: Harvard University

Medical School: University of California, Irvine

Internship: University of California, Irvine


Jong Park, MD

Hometown: Toronto, Canada

College: University of Toronto

Medical School: Duke University

Internship: Carney Hospital


Malini Veerappan, MD

Hometown: Palo Alto, CA

College:  Duke University

Medical School: Duke University

Internship: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center


Class of 2022 Residents

Ahmad Al-Moujahed, MD, PhD, MPH

Hometown: Damascus, Syria 

Medical School: Damascus University 

Internship: Berkshire Medical Center


Bryce Chiang, MD, PhD

Hometown: Freehold, NJ

College: Johns Hopkins University

Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine

Internship: Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital Preliminary Medicine Program


Luciano Custo Greig, MD, PhD*

Hometown: Buenos Aires, Argentina

College:  Yale University

Medical School: Harvard Medical School

Internship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at Brockton Hospital

*Former SOAR Resident


Connie Sears, MD

Hometown:  Los Angeles, CA

College:  UC Riverside

Medical School: Harvard Medical School

Internship: Olive View- UCLA Medical Center


Natacha Villegas, MD

Hometown: Margarita Island, Venezuela

College:  Texas A&M University

Medical School: University of Texas

Internship: AMITA Health