Jacobi/Montefiore Emergency Medicine Residency Program



Nestor Agbayami, MD 

Medical School: Rush Medical College

Hometown: Honolulu, HI

Hobbies/Interests: Concerts, Music festivals, Sunny beach days, Outdoor adventures, Backpacking, Thrift stores and College Sports (Go Irish!). Oh, and spicy ahi, sushi, pad thai, pad see ew, general tsao chicken. Maybe Disaster Medicine and Public Health.



Jenny Chang, MD 

Medical School: Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

Hometown: Queens, NY

Hobbies/Interests: traveling off the beaten path, instagramming my dog, sipping cocktails, and soaking up that vitamin D



Niel Chen, MD 

Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT

Hobbies/Interests: Concerts, jazz bars, collecting vinyl, getting lost on Spotify. Watching all sports, playing all sports poorly. Urban exploring and wandering in cities. Keeping my plants alive. Cooking and eating new dishes. Skiing, seeing sunsets, and the outdoors.



Michael DelValle, MD 

Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine

Hometown: San Antonio, TX

Hobbies/Interests: Collecting recipes from my travels, gaming, VR, Brazilian jiu jitsu (read: pajama wrestling), wilderness med and the outdoors, homebrewing, scuba diving, and white chocolate and macadamia nut cookies.



Bruce Gutierrez, DO 

Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine - Virginia

Hometown: Elizabeth, NJ

Hobbies/Interests: Finding the best fried chicken spots, eating fried chicken with family and friends, playing with my beagle dog, watching too much TV (Game of Thrones, ER, Handmaid’s Tale), stand up comedy, karaoke, exploring the city, long walks with friends, history museums, traveling, international medicine, and simulation medicine



Farnam Kazi, MD 

Medical School: SUNY Downstate College of Medicine

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

Hobbies/Interests: Anime, Basketball, Video Games, Shameless Netflix binging, Hiking/traveling, Guitar/music, anything curry. 



Kaushal Khambhati, MD 

Medical School: Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

Hometown: West Windsor, NJ

Hobbies/Interests: Lamb chops >>> . Fascinated by healthcare informatics and technology. Making music, listening to music, watching music. Also, stand-up comedy, reading, lectures, art galleries, and the National Museum of Mathematics (appropriately nicknamed MoMath).



Delia Kristol, MD 

Medical School: Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

Hometown: Bel Air, MD

Hobbies/Interests: Reading fiction, watching Bravo, longhaired dachshunds, iced coffee, and traveling, hiking, & skiing with my husband, family, and friends



Sanida Lukovic, MD 

Medical School: Stony Brook University School of Medicine

Hometown: Zavidovići, Bosnia-Herzegovina

Hobbies/Interests: Perusing the aisles of HomeGoods, napping, couponing,  planning film festivals, beach bumming and enjoying views from high peaks.



Stephen Meigher, MD 

Medical School: Stony Brook University School of Medicine

Hometown: Slingerlands, NY

Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, sailing, snowboarding, mountaineering, ice climbing, rock climbing, cooking, baking, and reading. My interests include academic emergency medicine, advanced resuscitation and critical care, and pre-hospital emergency medicine.



Julien Menko, MD 

Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA

Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, Kayaking, Being outside, Painting mediocre paintings of pretty places where I've gone hiking.



Styve Pamphile, MD 

Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY( Born in Haiti)

Hobbies/Interests: Playing/ Watching basketball and other sports. Spending time with my wife and kids. Rediscovering NYC. EMS and critical care medicine.



Milan Patel, MD 

Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine

Hometown: Hollidaysburg, PA

Hobbies/Interests: Soccer, Bhangra, Movies, Exploring, Vegetating, Minions



Elizabeth Patterson, MD 

Medical School: University of Colorado School of Medicine

Hometown: Bellevue, WA

Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, camping, snowboarding, stand up paddleboarding, running, drinking on patios…basically anything that gets me outside! I also love ice cream, coffee and hanging with my husband.



Somya Sanapala, MD 

Medical School: Stony Brook University School of Medicine

Hometown: Rochester, NY

Hobbies/Interests: Defensive driving in NYC, cooking without recipes, watching Friends on repeat, searching for the ideal chocolate chip cookie, watching horror movies with all the lights on and embracing slight oxygen deprivation to summit at a beautiful vista.



Samantha Selesny, MD 

Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Hometown: West Hempstead, NY

Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, hiking, scuba diving, and snowboarding



Poojah Sheth, MD 

Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Hometown: Edison, NJ

Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, theater, improv comedy, dancing, singing (I am always up for karaoke!), anything Disney (world, movies, plush toys, you name it), weight lifting, cooking, and my kitty!



Gagandeep Singh, MD 

Medical School: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Hometown: Northampton, MA

Hobbies/Interests: Photography, weight-lifting, hiking, trying new/local breweries, traveling.



Sushi Subburamu, MD 

Medical School: SUNY Downstate College of Medicine

Hometown: Bronx, NY

Hobbies/Interests: Indoor gardening, traveling, DIY projects, calligraphy, broadway shows, food trucks, and footwear.



Michael Tarr, MD 

Medical School: New York Medical College

Hometown: Beverly, MA

Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy rock climbing, hiking, traveling, playing guitar, dive bars and cheap digs.



Han Xu, MD 

Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine

Hometown: East Greenwich, RI

Hobbies/Interests: Anything and everything about coffee, trivia, watching professional football and basketball, classic movies, brain rotting television, running, kayaking, medical education.


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