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Current Residents and Fellows


Lexie Lulu Wang, MD

Hometown: McLean, VA

Undergraduate: University of California, San Diego

Medical school: University of Virginia

Research: TBD

Outside interests: Reading, travel, shopping, wine, trying new restaurants, board games
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Jessica Kandl, MD

Hometown: Mount Pleasant, SC

Undergraduate: Wofford College

Medical school: Medical University of South Carolina

Research: OSA, sialodochoplasty

Outside interests: Cooking and all things food related, running, hiking, and movies
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Aasif Kazi, MD

Hometown: Augusta, GA

Undergraduate: University of Georgia College of Pharmacy

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia

Research: Biomarkers for head and neck cancer

Outside interests: Making ice cream, woodworking, running, swimming, biking traveling
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Arthur Uyesugi, MD

Hometown: San Diego, CA

Undergraduate: University of California Irvine

Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School

Research: TBD

Outside interests: Food, music festivals, movies, weight lifting, meditating, card magic
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Mike Bauschard, MD

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Undergraduate: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Medical School: University of Southern California

Research: Biomedical engineering

Outside interests: Food, wine and craft beer, playing with my dog, carpentry/fixing my old home, travel, running, reading, TV and movies
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Kevin Quinn, MD

Hometown: Hummelstown, PA

Undergraduate: University of Maryland, College Park, BS in Biology

Medical School: University of Maryland

Research: surgical education

Outside Interests: discovering new music, enjoying familiar music, the Great Outdoors, international travel/health, photography, la Furia Roja
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Nima Vihidi, MD

Hometown: Sterling, VA

Undergraduate: Virginia Tech

Medical School: Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Research: TBD

Outside Interest: Basketball, USA network TV shows, eating kabob, going to Wegmans
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Srihari Daggumati

Hometown: Parsippany, NJ

Undergraduate: Villanova University

Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine

Research: surgical education

Outside Interests: Marathon runner, Rock climbing, Hiking, Recreational basketball, Snowboarding
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Emma G.West


Undergraduate: Georgia institute of Technology

Medical School: Mercer University School of Medicine

Research: TBD

Outside Interest: Hobbies include distance running, hiking, and woodworking. Over the past 2 years I have participated in four half marathons. I've gone on several hiking trips with my family including a 1 day rim to rim hike of the Grand Canyon (24 miles), Mount Katahdin, and parts of Yosemite, Yellowstone, Arches, Canyonlands, and Appalachian Trail. I've made several pieces of furniture with my Dad including end tables, sofa tables, and bird/squirrel feeders. I'm also an avid volleyball player and tennis watcher.
Emma G. West


Cheryl Yu, MD

Hometown: Fremont, CA

Undergraduate: UC Davis

Medical School: VCU

Research: TBD

Outside Interests: Basketball, snowboarding, running, binging Netflix, traveling/trying new restaurants
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Thomas Fitzpatrick, MD

Hometown: Columbia, SC

Undergraduate: Duke University

Medical School: Wake Forest School of Medicine

Research: Hypoglossal nerve stimulation, cleft palate, hypocalcemia, Eagle Syndrome

Outside Interest: Playing basketball, watching Duke basketball, brewing coffee, running, being outdoors, spending time with my wife and friends.
Thomas Fitzpatrick


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