About Our Residents
PGY 1 - Yvette Anderson, MD
Yvette Anderson was born in rural northwestern Ontario, Canada, where she grew
up on her family's fishing and hunting resort. She later attended the
University of Nevada for her undergraduate degree in Biology and where she
graduated from her honors program Magna Cum Laude. She then attended University
of Nevada School of Medicine. In her downtime, Dr. Anderson likes to do
anything that gets her outdoors with her husband. They like mountain biking,
hiking, backpacking, horseback riding, working out, fishing, and snowshoeing.
PGY 1 - Andrew Baker, MD
Andrew Baker came to us from the Medical University of South Carolina where he completed
medical school and a one year Otolaryngology Research Fellowship which was
funded by the Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery. He attended Clemson
University for his undergraduate degree where he received his BS in Physics and
a BS in Biological Sciences. In his spare time, Dr. Baker likes traveling,
cooking, and outdoors activities such as cycling, backpacking, running, and
PGY 1 - Rula Mualla, MD
Rula Mualla joined us from the University of Michigan Medical School. She
completed her undergraduate degree at University of Michigan where she majored
in Evolutionary Anthropology and minored in Biochemistry. Dr. Mualla loves to travel. She spent 3 months in Uganda and is very
interested in global health. In her downtime, Dr. Mualla likes to play soccer,
hike, and try new restaurants.
PGY 2 - Grace Banik, MD
PGY 2 - Natalie Krane, MD
Dr. Natalie Krane completed her undergraduate degree in Behavioral Neuroscience from Lehigh University in Philadelphia and went on to complete medical school at Drexel University. Dr. Krane's hobbies and sports include vinyasa and power yoga, painting, drawing, squash, volleyball and soccer.
PGY 2 - Joseph McClellan, MD
PGY 3 - Justin Holt, MD
PGY 3 - Casey Means, MD
PGY 3 - Tyler Weaver, MD
PGY 4 - Keith Chadwick, MD
PGY 4 - Deniz Gerecci, MD
Dr. Deniz Gerecci completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Texas in Austin, in Plan II Honors, a competitive interdisciplinary liberal arts honors degree. She went on to complete her medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Gerecci enjoys hiking, camping, running, biking, traveling, cooking and word games.
PGY 4 - Lauren Moneta, MD
Dr. Lauren Moneta graduated from Scripps College in Claremont with Honors in Psychology. She later went on to Harvard University Extension School where she obtained her post-baccalaureate in pre-medical sciences, and then went on to medical school at Oregon Health and Science University. Dr. Moneta enjoys traveling and outdoor activities which include dressage competition, running, cycling and hiking.
PGY 4 - Elizabeth Schimmel, MD
Dr. Elizabeth Schimmel grew up in Jackson, Mississippi. She attended Bard College at Simon's Rock in Great Barrington, Massachusetts where she majored in American Studies. She went on to complete medical school at the University of Mississippi, and then to OHSU for her residency in Otolaryngology. Dr. Schimmel enjoys traveling, sports and backpacking.
PGY 5 - Faisal Ahmad, MD
Dr. Faisal Ahmad graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Chemistry (Biochemistry track) and then went on to medical school at the University of North Carolina. While at UNC medical school, Dr. Ahmad was awarded an NIH funded T-32 medical student training grant and did a year of research in Otolaryngology. Dr. Ahmad enjoys running, indoor rock climbing, soccer, tennis and traveling.
PGY 5 - Edward El Rassi, MD
Dr. Edward El Rassi attended Oklahoma State University for his undergraduate degree in Chemistry. He went on to complete his medical school at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine before beginning his residency in Otolaryngology at OHSU. Dr. El Rassi enjoys playing golf and cycling.
Our residency and fellowship programs go back in time a long way, and our alumni have been busy. If you are interested in learning more about some of our alumni see our alumni page.