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!