Class of 2026
Navjot Dhammi, MD
Hometown: Yuba City
Why I chose Stanford PM&R: I chose Stanford for its multi-center training sites which leads to well-rounded PM&R training, medical innovation, and diverse residents/faculty.
Undergraduate Education: University of California, Davis
Medical School: University of California, Davis
Internship: UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, Oakland
Professional Interests: Pediatric Rehabilitation
Personal Interests: Travel, Reading, Cooking, Eating, and the Purple&Gold!
Fun Facts: One of my favorite travel memories is watching the sea turtles hatch on the Tanzanian coast.
Matthew Kaufman, MD
Hometown: Thousand Oaks, CA
Why I chose Stanford PM&R: I chose Stanford PM&R because of the great training in both inpatient and outpatient settings, unparalleled sports coverage as well as research opportunities and above all a chance to live in the bay area to be closer to my family. It's the perfect blend of training, opportunity and lifestyle!
Undergraduate Education: University of Michigan
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Internship: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
Professional Interests: Lifestyle Medicine, Sports Medicine, Research, Improvements in Human Performance
Personal Interests: Skiing, Golf, Hiking, Pickleball, Any Outdoor Activity! Also I love Siberian Huskies, cooking and trying new recipes!
Fun Facts: I have a diabetic dog named Edison who got her name because her mom got electrocuted during labor. She still hasn't quite figured out the concept of being a sled dog yet but we're working on it.
Jessica Lu, MD
Hometown: Brookline, MA
Why I chose Stanford PM&R: Well-balanced program with diverse training sites, located in an area with nice weather year-round and easy access to the outdoors.
Undergraduate Education: Barnard College
Medical School: Cornell
Internship: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center - Transitional Year
Professional Interests: Sports Medicine, Adaptive Sports, Global Health
Personal Interests: Rock Climbing, Backpacking, Houseplants, Pottery
Fun Facts: I'm fluent in Catalan!
Katherine Lumetta, MD
Hometown: Chesterfield, MO
Undergraduate Education: University of Notre Dame
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Internship: Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
Professional Interests: MSK/sports medicine, ultrasound, teaching, and medical education
Paul Mgbam, MD
Hometown: Danville, CA
Why I chose Stanford PM&R: I was impressed with the quality of training & faculty during my away rotation and the diverse patient population. The residents, faculty, and staff were all so kind and made it easy to see myself enjoying residency at Stanford. The alumni from the program pursuing diverse fields in PM&R was another draw. Being a Bay Area native with the opportunity to train near home was also very exciting.
Undergraduate Education: Santa Clara University
Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of USC
Internship: Kaiser Oakland
Professional Interests: Sports Medicine, MSK, Pain, Neuro rehab
Personal Interests: basketball, traveling, Chelsea FC, HIIT workouts, a good Netflix documentary
Fun Facts: During my gap year I worked in a biochemistry lab down the street from Stanford at SLAC!
Dustin Randall, MD
Hometown: North Ogden, Utah
Why I chose Stanford PM&R: I admired the academic excellence, abundance of opportunities, warm and welcoming environment, and surrounding beauty. I am grateful and blessed to be a part of Stanford PM&R!
Undergraduate Education: Utah State University
Medical School: Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
Internship: Memorial Healthcare System (Hollywood, Florida)
Professional Interests: Interventional Spine, Sports Medicine, Research / Academics
Personal Interests: All sports, hiking, piano, traveling, and documentaries
Fun Facts: I’m a former track & field / cross country collegiate athlete, I’m half Caucasian and half Indian, I lived in India for two years as a religious volunteer.
Hye-Jin Yun, MD
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Why I chose Stanford PM&R: I am grateful to be a part of a program that aligns with my vision of restoring function and movement through interdisciplinary teamwork, innovation, leadership, research, and advocacy. I believe that Stanford's PM&R Program provides an unmatched opportunity to explore my diverse interests and further nurture my niche interest in performing arts medicine (Stanford is one of the few programs in the country that offers exposure to this field!) Additionally, I really loved the dynamic resident culture and the incredibly supportive and welcoming environment.
Undergraduate Education: Barnard College of Columbia University
Medical School: Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Internship: California Pacific Medical Center
Professional Interests: Performing Arts Medicine, Sports Medicine, Interventional Spine, Regenerative Medicine, Academic Medicine (teaching and mentoring), Healthcare Policy & Advocacy
Personal Interests: All things Broadway & musical theater, dancing, running (9 half-marathons and Olympic-distance triathlon!), swimming, social media, broadcast journalism, traveling, connecting with people, event planning, doing anything that gets me moving outdoors in the sun!
Fun Facts: I performed in two world-premiere musical productions before high school and was on-stage for the 72nd Annual Tony Awards in NYC!