Meet Our Residents

Interns

Gerda Brigitta Teglassy

Gerda Brigitta Teglassy, MD, PhD
Medical School:
Semmelweis University
Hobbies: Painting (mostly acrylic and watercolor), playing jazz music (I sing and play the piano and I just started to learn to play ukulele), mountaineering (mostly hiking and backpacking without technical climbing), barre, traveling, scuba diving (I'm an advanced certified scuba diver).

Kevin Ryan Corey

Kevin Ryan Corey, DO
Medical School: Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies: Automotive Mechanics - Car and Motorcycle repair, upgrading, & maintenance. Rock Climbing (Sport, Trad, Bouldering, Indoor/Outdoor). Snow Sports - Snowboarding and snowshoeing. Hiking, Trail Running, and Cooking.

Trevor Funari

Trevor Funari, MPH, MD
Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
Hobbies: I enjoy hiking, climbing, and skiing in the mountains of the western US. I am a space travel enthusiast, hoping to one day reach orbit as a space tourist. I love spending nights with my partner perfecting New York Times Cooking's 5-star recipes

Thomas Hoang

Thomas Hoang, MD
Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Playing piano for church services, partner dancing (tango, blues), volunteering at festivals, running, swimming, biking, rock climbing, hiking, mentoring students from underrepresented/disadvantaged backgrounds.

Sean Hua

Sean Hua, MD
Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Basketball, paddle boarding, backpacking, hiking, and traveling

Aelita Meng

Aelita Meng, DO
Medical School: College of Osteopathic Medicine of The Pacific at Pomona
Hobbies: Opera singing: my go-to singer is Andrea Bocelli. Oil Painting: my favorite artists are Monet and Gauguin. Classical Piano: I love Mozart and Liszt. I enjoy snorkeling and kayaking in Hawaii

Daniel Mullee

Daniel Mullee, MD
Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
Hobbies: I started climbing when I was eight years old, joined a competitive team when I was twelve, and have been climbing ever since. I am also passionate about mountaineering; having climbed Mt. Hood four times and Mt. Shasta. I really enjoy spearfishing in Northern California and Florida, where I have family who I frequently fish with. I also like fly fishing and backpacking. I enjoy line dancing and taking dance lessons with my partner twice a month. During weekdays, I like cooking and running.

Brandon Ngo

Brandon Ngo, MD
Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine
Hobbies: I enjoy playing piano, especially songs from movie and animated soundtracks. I also am an avid gamer and mountain hiker.

Trevor Obrinsky

Trevor Obrinsky, MD
Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine
Hobbies: Skiing, hockey, basketball, lacrosse, cooking, baking, barbecuing, reading sci-fi, fantasy, and fiction novels, training and walking my dog. I have spent time throughout my life pursuing hobbies with friends and family and each one of them has played an important role in my personal and professional development

Nick Rosson

Nicholas Rosson, MD
OSP Critical Care program

Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Playing soccer, hiking, computer coding, and stock market investing

Aaron Saleen Degrange

Aaron Saleen Degrange, DO
Medical School: University of North Texas Health Science Center
Hobbies: During medical school, I helped classmates change their oil, brakes, cooling systems and even performed an upper-end rebuild. Woodworking: I have built furniture and recently started wood carving. Hiking/Camping/Kayaking: I enjoy spending time outdoors with my wife and 2 pets. I also plan on finishing the 100-mile Lone Star Trail. Reading, cryptocurrency mining, and diving are some of my other hobbies

Jacob Thum

Jacob Thum, DO
Medical School: New Mexico State University
Hobbies: I crossed America by foot - twice. I used a pathway called the Pacific Crest Trail, which spans 2,700 miles across CA, OR, & WA. This accomplishment was a symbolic gesture of recovering from a spinal cord injury that left me unable to walk for 6 months at age 17.

Seth Vogel

Seth Vogel, MD, PhD
Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Hiking, running, biking, rock climbing, kite boarding, skiing, traveling, languages, history, reading, piano, cooking, and cheese.

CA-1s

Avery Barron

Avery Barron, MD
Medical School: 
Medical College of Wisconsin
Hobbies: 
Roller Derby: I attend practices and play in public games. I also support the league by volunteering, fundraising, and coaching the youth team. Unfortunately, we have been on hold during the pandemic. I also enjoy high intensity workouts and plan on always being able to do at least 10 pull-ups. I play the piano, guitar, and drums and enjoy learning new songs. I am not particularly good at any of them, but it is therapeutic, and I only make my cats, and sometimes my mother, listen.

Cameron Berg

Cameron Berg, MD
Medical School: University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
Hobbies: Enjoy hiking and backpacking around the Reno Tahoe area. Have an 8-year-old lab I enjoy taking on walks, trips to the park, and hikes. I enjoy intramural or pick-up games of football or basketball on the weekend. A lifelong Oakland / Las Vegas Raiders fan and had season tickets for the last 7 years. I love to read - I am part of a book club with fellow classmates. Skiing / snow sports during the winter. I routinely cook and bake when time permits. I enjoy card games (pinochle, cribbage, poker).

Michael Briones

Michael Briones, MD
Medical School: University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Medicine

Hobbies: Portrait photography, architectural & landscape photography, acoustic guitar, point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) education.

Kevin Burfeind

Kevin Burfeind, MD, PhD
Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Running (6 marathons), skiing, golf, tennis, hiking, cooking, Kurt Vonnegut books.

Frank Caleb

Caleb Frank, MD
Medical School: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Hobbies: Long-Distance Running – Chicago Marathon, finisher; NYC Marathon, finisher. Backpacking/Hiking – John Muir Trail; Teton Crest Trail -Triathlons – Olympic and Sprint races – Cooking - Reading Non-Fiction - National Park System.

Jeric Julian

Jeric Julian, DO
Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
Hobbies: Ever since I immigrated to America in 2005, basketball has been a big part of my life. It was the activity that helped me, a shy and introverted kid with a thick Filipino accent,   develop the confidence to make new friends in a foreign country and the work ethic to get to where I am today. I continue to play 1-2x a week and compete in a couple of basketball leagues in Anaheim. Recently, I have also been enjoying Korean dramas and music, so I started learning Korean for fun.

Abdullah Naji

Abdullah Naji, DO
Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the
Pacific
Hobbies: I enjoy watching and playing recreational basketball. My favorite sports team growing up is the Toronto Raptors (NBA Basketball team). During my free time, I enjoy going to the gym for weightlifting and to participate in recreational basketball games. I enjoy having family time to spend with my parents and older sister. I enjoy traveling to different parts of the US and the world. I am grateful to have traveled to 21 different countries. I also have an interest for viewing and collecting oil paintings.

Daniel Nguyen

Daniel Nguyen, MD
Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Paul L. Foster School of
Medicine
Hobbies: My classmates and I started a food blog called "Scrubs to Aprons"   (www.scrubstoaprons.com) to share new recipes. We enjoy trying unfamiliar recipes and utilizing exotic ingredients. Two of my favorite recipes are the black garlic compound butter and geoduck sashimi. I enjoy culinary engagements and am a current member of Yelp Elite.I love playing board games. Games based on social deduction are my favorite. I stay active and destress by going to the gym. I enjoy true crime stories.

Samantha O'Connor

Samantha O’Connor, MD
Medical School: Loyola Stritch School of Medicine

Hobbies: “I love spending time with my Kids and Husband and family. Love going to the Coast, gardening, cooking up a storm, baking, interior decorating and design, traveling.”

Lynn Pham

Lynn Pham, MD
Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine
Hobbies: “Running with my pup, watching basketball (go Suns!), karaoke, paddle boarding and fooood”

Ashton Pike

Ashton Pike, MD
Medical School: Robert Larner, M.D., College of Medicine at the University of Vermont
Hobbies: Gardening (tending bonsai, growing vegetables/fruits via hydroponics or in ground). Video games with friends. Outdoor activities, including snowboarding, surfing, longboarding, biking, hiking, diving, rock climbing, One-wheel trail riding. Learning new languages. Cooking cuisine from various cultures. Playing sports such as soccer, basketball, and racquetball.

Jean Yang

Jean Yang, MD
Medical School: Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Kickboxing, Long distance running (most recently completed the Irvine half marathon in 2019), Journaling and Hiking.        

Rameez Zaman

Rameez Zaman, MD
Medical School: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Hobbies: Playing and watching basketball...Sixers fan; I'm hoping Doc Rivers won't let me Down. Boxing - began learning this year Learning to cook South Asian dishes. Watching movies with my cats - Embroidering - began learning this year. Traveling - solo and with family/friends - Updating and riding my 1971 Honda. Motorcycle - Attending music festivals and small-venue concerts - I grew up listening to hip-hop. Also enjoy alt/indie rock, and I started to explore classical recently. Laying in my hammock at the park.

Rory Guenther

Rory Guenther, MD
Medical School: University of North Dakota
Hobbies: Enjoys traveling, getting into the outdoors, hiking, biking, and downhill skiing. He and his partner also enjoy spending time playing with their French Bulldog, Reese.

CA-2s

Christian Aquino

Christian Aquino, MD, MPH
Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Hobbies:
Soccer: Played in recreational leagues from pre-kinder through high school. In college and medical school I captained our intramural soccer teams. Weight Lifting: I actively exercise and lift weights at the gym in order to enhance my personal health. DJing: Performed at local spots and at friend's events. Additionally, enjoyed creating my own mixes. 
Music Festivals: I enjoy attending music festivals across the country with friends. Travel: Avid international travel enthusiast.

Tara Dhawan

Tara Dhawan, MD
Medical School: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Hobbies:
Cooking- I love to cook all kinds of cuisines and enjoy baking as well. Biking- I love to bike around and have made it routine to go on a bike ride most weekends. Hiking- I love to hike and stick to the outdoors for most vacations. Yosemite was my most recent trip. Running- I love to run and regularly participate in 5ks and half marathons in the area. Playing with my dog- I have a french mastiff who is an avid fan of playing frisbee outside. She takes me for walks 
everyday too.

Ryan Dyches

Ryan Dyches, DO
Medical School: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
Hobbies:
Ryan Dyches is an incoming anesthesiology resident from Glendale, Arizona. His research interests are in medical education, student debt, and anatomy. He will be accompanied by his wife of seven years, Samantha, his two daughters Emma (3) and Olivia (1), and dog Charlie. He enjoys cycling, playing guitar, consumer tech, and sci-fi novels.

Connor Eagleton

Connor Eagleton, MD
Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University
Hobbies: Connor Eagleton grew up in Boise, Idaho. He received his BS in music performance (violin, jazz bass) from the University of Oregon and MD from OHSU. He enjoys golfing, running, and playing and composing music of all types.

Candice Kim

Candice Kim, MD
OSP Critical Care
Medical School: Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Hobbies:
 Visiting every single major aquarium in the US and Internationally. Fitness hobbies: running, hot yoga, acrobatics, volleyball intramurals, snowboarding. Traveling, piano, and baking.

Jordan Kohl

Jordan Kohl, MD
Medical School: Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Hobbies:
Hiking, reading, languages, running, music (guitar/vocals), comedy, and tinkering with my 30 year old 740 Volvo.

Vy Le

Vy Le, MD
OSP Research

Medical School:
Oregon Health & Science University
Hobbies: In her free time, she loves to immerse herself in numerous DIY projects and cuddle with Buddie, her lazy pompug mix dog.

Christine Nguyen

Christine Nguyen, MD
Medical School:
Oregon Health & Science University
Hobbies: She has interests in critical care and palliative medicine and also enjoys baking, cooking, fermentation projects, yoga sculpt and travel."

Sam Papke

Sam Papke, MD
Medical School: Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Hobbies:
working out, swimming, hiking, spikeball, podcasts, cheering for the Denver Broncos, fantasy football, hanging out with my wife and son. 

Kara Paul

Kara Paul, MD
Medical School: University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine
Hobbies:
I'm a Montana native that transplanted to Hawai'i for my medical school training. I love doing anything that gets me outside - hiking, skiing, running, camping, and swimming. I'm looking forward to trying my hand at cycling, gardening, and climbing here in Oregon. I'm also a sucker for spending some quiet time at home with my family and my two big fluffy dogs. 

Keano Pavlosky

Keano Pavlosky, MD
Medical School: University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine
Hobbies: Horseback riding, gardening, snowboarding, cooking, sculpture

David Scheafer

David Scheafer, MD
Medical School:
Oregon Health & Science University
Hobbies: Downhill skiing, soccer (go Timbers), budget traveling, building computers, and puzzling. 

Eric Zhang

Eric Zhang, MD
Medical School: Weill Cornell Medicine
Hobbies:
Music: I play piano at gigs and arrange music. I assistant directed a new musical. I also play some guitar. Skiing: Trained with cross-country ski team in high school, ski recreationally every year. Hiking: Yearly hiking trips to Catskills or Acadia. Have hiked extensively at a large handful of parks. Cooking: I cook a diverse cuisine almost daily for myself or others. Technology: Competent in computer hardware repair and assembly, worked professionally and as a hobbyist   

CA-3s

Jennifer Angell

Jennifer Angell, MD
Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School
Hobbies: Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry design, Live music, Camping, Rock climbing, Scuba diving, Whitewater rafting, Canyoning, Wilderness medicine, Treasure hunting, and Travel

Dina Attia

Dina Attia, MD
Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch
Hobbies: Dina enjoys running, hanging  out in bookstores, watching Comedy Specials on Netflix, and will play a fierce game of DDR and ping pong.

Peter Bamikole

Peter Oluwaseyitan Bamikole, MD
Medical School: Meharry Medical College
Hobbies: Reading blogs and books, enjoying music, discovering the west coast with my wife, and being disappointed by Toronto sports teams

 

Tierney Bennett

Tierney Bennet, DO
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies: Alpine skiing, Hiking, Gonzaga Basketball, and Ice Hockey

Katherine Betke

Katherine Betke, MD, PhD
Medical School: Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Hobbies: In her spare time she enjoys scuba diving, snowboarding, and climbing, as well as working with rescue groups to foster dogs needing homes. 

 

Daylen Hodge

Dayle Hodge, MD, MS, PhD
OSP Research
Medical School:
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Hobbies: Playing Sports (Football, Hockey, Track & Field, Distance Running, Soccer), Travel, Mentoring, Community Outreach, Public Policy, Science Communication, Video/Computer Games, Music

Elizabeth Leimer

Elizabeth Leimer, MD, PhD
Medical School:
Albany Medical College
Hobbies: I enjoy playing the bassoon, running, and knitting.

Jessica Liu

Jessica Liu, DO
Medical School:
Western University of Health Sciences
Hobbies: Traveling, hiking, camping, playing piano and clarinet

Jayne Manigrasso

Jayne Manigrasso, MD
Medical School:
Robert Larner College of Medicine
Hobbies: I enjoy many outdoor activities including rock climbing, hiking, mountain biking, and kayaking. I love to travel and have a particular interest in food from around the globe. I read frequently and enjoy attending my monthly book club.

Mark Muenchrath

Mark Muenchrath, MD
Medical School:
McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Hobbies: In his free time, Mark runs, bakes, hikes, camps, and travels.

Nathaniel Murray

Nathaniel Murray, MD
OSP Critical Care
Medical School:
University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Hobbies:
In my time away from medicine I am an avid mountain biker, kayaker and snowboarder. At home, I enjoy gardening and home canning. I also dabble in woodworking and enjoy reading about the history of medicine.

Alexander Stock

Alexander Stock, MD
Medical School:
Creighton University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Hiking, Golfing, Swimming, Grilling, and Boating

Philip Tong

Philip Tong, DO
Medical School:
Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
Hobbies: Mountain climbing, biking, basketball, working out, video games, and trading stocks.

Fellows

Yamah Amiri

Yamah Amiri, BS, MB
Medical School: University of Queensland
Hobbies: cooking, snowboarding, working out, sporting events, spending as much time outside as I can 

Barlas Benkli

Barlas Benkli, MD
Medical School: Koç University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Diving, sailing, skiing,  chess, and electro-guitar

Danielle Desjardins
Danielle Desjardins, MD, PhD
OSP Critical Care
Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
Hobbies: Hatha yoga, learning to meditate, podcasts, reading, distance running, baking goods to share
Tim Edmonds

Tim Edmonds, MS, MD
Medical School: Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine
Hobbies: Hiking, Skiing, Scuba diving, Mountain biking

Justin Gillis

Justin Gillis, MS, MD
Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Hobbies: I have a variety of interests I enjoy pursuing in my spare time. One of my favorite pastimes is playing classical and jazz piano, and I am always looking for new pieces to master. I also enjoy cooking and exploring international ingredients and recipes. I also love spending time outdoors, reading fiction, watching football (go Niners!), and swimming.

Maria Gorneva

Maria Gorneva, MD
Medical School: Pavlov First State Medical University of St. Petersburg
Hobbies: I love traveling, hiking and photography

Maria Henry

Maria Henry, MS, MD
Medical School: George Washington University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Baking, cooking, reading, traveling, scuba diving, crochet, spending time with my family

Jenna Leclerc

Jenna Leclerc, MD, PhD
Medical School: University of Florida College of Medicine
Hobbies: Spending time with her husband, aviation, traveling, hiking, fishing, reading, jigsaw puzzles, barbeque, and Florida Gator football

Lucas Meuchel
Lucas Meuchel, MD, PhD
Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University 
Hobbies: Woodworking & carpentry, welding & metalwork, fly fishing, camping, hiking, reading, and bow hunting
Sunny Peddada

Sunny Peddada, DO
Medical School: Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies:

Elizabeth Peijnenburg

Elizabeth Peijnenburg, MD
Medical School: John Hopkins University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Some of my hobbies include hiking, snowboarding, and sailing. When I have more free time I like to travel both within the US and internationally. 

Noel Shahenn Jeffreys

Noel Shaheen-Jeffreys, MD
Medical School: Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, Texas Tech University
Hobbies: Running, hiking, biking, painting, singing (choir), playing ultimate frisbee, playing volleyball

Shane Sobrio

Shane Sobrio, MD
Medical School: George Washington University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Outdoor activities (snowboarding, hiking, camping, rock climbing), any/all sports, playing piano, reading, writing, chess, photography, practicing Spanish and traveling with my wife, playing with my golden retriever and son

Alexander Soto-Edwards
Alexander Soto-Edwards, MD 
OSP Critical Care
Medical School: Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Hobbies: Spending time with family, playing and coaching lacrosse, hiking, cooking, working out, surfing, kayaking, and electronic prototype design utilizing open source technology