Our Fellows

Second Year

Samarth Mathapathi Photo

Samarth Mathapathi, MD

Medical School:  Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago, IL
Scripps Clinic and Scripps Green Hospital Internal Medicine Residency, San Diego, CA

Monica Wei

Monica Wei, MD

Medical School:  University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Residency:  University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

First Year

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Ingrid Lindquist, MD

Medical School:  University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM
Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR

Kiana Vakil-Gilani, MD 2

Kiana Vakil-Gilani, MPH, DO

Medical School: Pacific NW University of Health Sciences - College of Osteopathic Medicine, Yakima, WA
Residency: Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME

Past fellows


David Kirakossian, MD
Residency:  Kaiser Permanente IM Santa Clara Medical Center, Santa Clara, CA
Current Practice: Northwest Rheumatology Associates, Portland, OR

Shirin Nouri Guendsechadze, MD
Residency:  Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx, NY
Current Practice: Trinity Health of New England, Hartford, CT


Joel Horton, MD
Residency (Chief):  Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
Current Practice: Utica Park Clinic, Tulsa, OK

Heba Allam, MD
Residency:  Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Current Practice: Kadlec Regional Medical Center, Richland, WA


Sarah Ringsted, MD
Residency (Chief):  California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
Current Practice: Kaiser Permanente, San Francisco, CA

Nicholas Stienstra, MD
Residency:  Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA
Current Practice: Montage Medical Group, Monterey, CA


Sonam Kiwalkar, MD
Residency:  Rochester General Hospital, Rochester, NY (Chief Resident)
Current Practice: 
The Vancouver Clinic, Vancouver, WA
Adjunct: OHSU, Portland, OR

Jenna McGoldrick, MD
Residency:  University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
Current Practice:  Private Practice, Madison, WI


Anand Kumthekar, MD
Residency:  Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx, NY
Current Practice:  Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

Caroline McCulley, MD
Residency:  Providence Portland Medical Center, Portland, OR
Current Practice:  Deschutes Rheumatology, Bend, OR

2015 - 2017

Marcia Friedman, MD
Residency:  University of Illinois, IL
Current Practice:  OHSU, Portland OR

Julianna Desmarais, MD
Residency:  University of Utah, UT (Chief resident)
Current Practice:  OHSU, Portland OR

2014 - 2016

Rashmi Shah, MBBS
Residency:  Hurley Medical Center, Flint MI
Current Practice:  Northwest Rheumatology, Portland OR

Jameel Youssef, MD
Residency:  Lincoln Medical Center, NY
Current Practice:  Intermountain Healthcare, Ogden UT

2013 - 2015

Elena D Ghetie, MD
Residency:  Danbury Hospital, Danbury CT
Current Practice:  Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR

Navid Mehraban, MD
Residency:  Methodist Dallas Medical Center, TX
Current Practice:  Skagit Regional Clinics, Arlington, WA

2012 - 2014

Abhijeet Danve, MBBS
Residency:  New York Medical Center, Metropolitan Hospital Center, NY
Current Practice:  Clinical Assistant Professor, Yale University, New Haven CT

Nicole Davey-Ranasinghe, MD
Residency:  University of Nevada, NV (Chief resident)
Current Practice:  Allergy ARTS, TX

2011 - 2013

Neha Garg, MBBS
Residency:  Jacobi Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY
Current Practice:  Northwest Rheumatology, Portland OR

2010 - 2012

Sarah Lipton, MD
Residency:  OHSU, Portland OR (Chief resident)
Current Practice:  Providence Hospital, Portland OR

Jaya Philipose, MD
Resident:  UCLA-Harbor, CA
Current Practice:  Mission Heritage Medical Group, Orange County CA

2009 - 2011

Alan Seif, DO
Residency:  Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, IL
Current Practice:  Kaiser Permanente, Pleasanton CA

2008 - 2010

Jennifer Becker, MD
Residency:  Virginia Commonwealth, VA
Current Practice:  Harrison HealthPartners Internal Medicine, Adult Primary Care & Rheumatology, Poulsbo, WA

2007 - 2009

Joseph Lutt, MD
Residency:  OHSU, Portland OR
Current Practice:  Colorado Center for Arthritis & Osteoporosis, Boulder CO

2006 - 2008

Dorothy Bloniarz, MD
Residency:  New York Medical Center Affiliated Hospitals, NY
Current Practice:  Presence Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago IL

2005 - 2007

Sean Lasalle, MD
Residency:  OHSU, Portland OR (Chief resident)
Current Practice:  Arthritis Northwest, Spokane WA