Our Residents

Robert Ackerman, M.D.

Robert Ackerman, M.D.

Undergrad: University of South Florida
Medical School: University of South Florida
Professional Goals: Pain fellowship, academic practice afterwards
Hobbies:
Cooking, reading, ice hockey, craft coffee, kayaking

Matthew Bourneuf, M.D.

Matthew Bourneuf, M.D.

Undergrad: Texas A&M University
Medical School: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Professional Goals: Private practice
Hobbies: Spending time with my wife and kids, running

Jeffrey Chen, M.D.

Jeffrey Chen, M.D.

Undergrad: The University of Texas at Austin
Medical School: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Professional Goals: Advancing the field of regional and acute pain medicine
Hobbies: Podcast addict, runner, video games (TLOU2), studying foreign languages

Samuel Cohen, M.D.

Samuel Cohen, M.D.

Undergrad: University of Miami
Medical School: University of Miami
Professional Goals: Doing cardiothoracic anesthesiology and intensive care
Hobbies: Playing guitar, going to concerts around town, working out, fishing

Landon Coldiron, M.D.

Landon Coldiron, M.D.

Undergrad: University of North Carolina Wilmington
Medical School: East Carolina University
Professional Goals: Private practice
Hobbies: Bonsai, working out, cars, responsible firearm use, football

Jennifer Davis, M.D.

Jennifer Davis, M.D.

Undergrad: The University of Texas at Austin
Medical School: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Professional Goals: Likely private practice but still undecided
Hobbies: Podcasting, books, Netflix, swimming, running, hiking

TomMario Davis, M.D.

TomMario Davis, M.D.

Undergrad: Ball State University
Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine
Professional Goals: Cardiac Anesthesiologist
Hobbies: Working out, traveling, basketball, Call of Duty, watching Kobe highlights

David DePinto, D.O.

David DePinto, D.O.

Undergrad: The University of Texas at Austin
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine - Georgia Campus
Professional Goals: Private Practice
Hobbies: Coffee, cooking, biking

Jessica Grundt, M.D.

Jessica Grundt, M.D.

Undergrad: The United States Air Force Academy
Medical School: The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Professional Goals: Chronic pain with a likely future in academic medicine
Hobbies: Fostering stray dogs, exercise of any variety (CrossFit, Peloton, Oly lifting), relaxing with my husband, and now novice videography and website development.

Syed Jaffery, M.D.

Syed Jaffery, M.D.

Undergrad: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Medical School: East Carolina University
Professional Goals: Pain Medicine Fellowship
Hobbies: Exploring restaurants, weekend trips, weight training, riding my Peloton.

Grayson Koval, M.D.

Grayson Koval, M.D.

Undergrad: Baylor University
Medical School: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Professional Goals: Pain management fellowship
Hobbies: Running, hiking, exploring national parks, sports (esp. Dallas and Baylor sports), tennis

Linsey Nohrn, M.D.

Linsey Nohrn, M.D.

Undergrad: The University of Texas at Austin
Medical School: The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Professional Goals: Private Practice
Hobbies: Running, interior design, podcasts, beach

John Rosener, M.D.

John Rosener, M.D.

Undergrad: University of Oklahoma
Medical School: The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Professional Goals: Private practice
Hobbies: Golf, wake surfing, snowboarding, travel

Mohammad-Ali Shaikh, M.D.

Mohammad-Ali Shaikh, M.D.

Undergrad: The University of Texas at Austin
Medical School: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Professional Goals: Academia
Hobbies: Photography, cooking, investing/personal finance, traveling, exercising

Joseph Sofia, M.D.

Joseph Sofia, M.D.

Undergrad: Emory University
Medical School: University of Florida
Professional Goals: Aspiring pediatric anesthesiologist with a career in academics
Hobbies: Live music, sour beers, biking Dallas trails, and being a fur dad

Jacob Tausiani, M.D.

Jacob Tausiani, M.D.

Undergrad: The University of Texas at El Paso
Medical School: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Professional Goals: Private practice
Hobbies: Scotch, cigars, lawn care

Coby Tran, M.D.

Coby Tran, M.D.

Undergrad: The University of Texas at Austin
Medical School: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Professional Goals: Hedge fund manager, private practice general
Hobbies: Losing money on stocks, eating

Emily Turner, D.O.

Emily Turner, D.O.

Undergrad: University of Oklahoma
Medical School: Oklahoma State University
Professional Goals: Private practice
Hobbies: Scuba diving

Ashutosh Udipi, M.D.

Ashutosh Udipi, M.D.

Undergrad: University of Akron
Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University
Professional Goals: Streamline anesthesia through improvements in medical technology
Hobbies: Programming, circuitry, video games, gymming

Alla Yarmosh, M.D.

Alla Yarmosh, M.D.

Undergrad: University of Oregon
Medical School: Oregon Health and Science University
Professional Goals: OB fellowship at Stanford, then plan for academic practice
Hobbies: College football, wine tasting, book club, board games

Laura Delin, M.D.

Laura Delin, M.D.

Chief Resident

Undergrad: The University of Texas at Austin
Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Professional Goals: Undecided
Hobbies: Baking, cooking my way through Defined Dish cookbook, podcasts, travel, spending time with family and friends

Ashley Jones, M.D.

Ashley Jones, M.D.

Chief Resident

Undergrad: University of Kansas
Medical School: University of Kansas
Professional Goals: Undecided, interested in critical care and cardiac anesthesia
Hobbies: Taking workout classes, trying new restaurants, traveling, playing Settlers of Catan

David Pham, M.D.

David Pham, M.D.

Chief Resident

Undergrad: Stanford University
Medical School: University of Colorado
Professional Goals: Undecided
Hobbies: Archery, gardening, dogs (Albus and Pigwidgeon)

David Preston, D.O.

David Preston, D.O.

Chief Resident

Undergrad:University of Texas A&M
Medical School: UNT Health Science Center
Professional Goals: Cardiac Fellowship
Hobbies: Music, running, reading

Jeanette Chin, M.D.

Jeanette Chin, M.D.

Undergrad: Yale University
Medical School: University of California, Irvine
Professional Goals: Fellowship, probably academics
Hobbies: Swimming, drawing, piano, trying new coffee shops

Robert Ethel, M.D., MScB

Robert Ethel, M.D., MScB

Undergrad: University of San Francisco
Medical School: University of Oklahoma
Professional Goals: Possibly pediatric anesthesia
Hobbies: Golf, staying active, spending time with my dogs

Juan Garcia, M.D.

Juan Garcia, M.D.

Undergrad: The University of Texas at Austin
Medical School: The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Professional Goals: Undecided
Hobbies: Swimming, eating, cooking, basketball, golf

Tinh Huynh, M.D.

Tinh Huynh, M.D.

Undergrad: University of Rhode Island
Medical School: University of Vermont
Professional Goals: Pain Fellowship
Hobbies: Techno DJ/producer, basketball

Noah Jouett, D.O., PhD.

Noah Jouett, D.O., PhD.

Undergrad: University of Dallas
Medical School: UNTHSC Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Professional Goals: Research/academics
Hobbies: BBQ, watches, and guitars

Rachel Kozinn, M.D.

Rachel Kozinn, M.D.

Undergrad: University of Arizona
Medical School: University of Arizona - Phoenix
Professional Goals: Likely Private at first, academics later on
Hobbies: Tennis, volleyball, kayaking, Costco

Claudia Lorente, M.D.

Claudia Lorente, M.D.

Undergrad: Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia
Medical School: Texas A&M Health Science Center
Professional Goals: Undecided
Hobbies: Reading, playing piano, family activities (love to travel but currently that hobby is on hold)

Amanda Motomochi, M.D.

Amanda Motomochi, M.D.

Undergrad: Boston University
Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Professional Goals: Undecided, possibly pediatrics
Hobbies: Watching television, dog walks, Liverpool FC, crochet, interior decorating, playing board games

Michelle Nguyen, M.D.

Michelle Nguyen, M.D.

Undergrad: Stanford University
Medical School: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Professional Goals: Undecided
Hobbies: Dog-sitting, traveling, eating, playing board games

Sagar Patel, M.D.

Sagar Patel, M.D.

Undergrad: The University of Texas at Austin
Medical School: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Professional Goals: Undecided
Hobbies: Personal finance, sports

Austin Pucylowski, M.D.

Austin Pucylowski, M.D.

Undergrad:: Southern Illinois University
Medical School:Indiana University
Professional Goals: Private practice
Hobbies: Golf, working out, nature

Jim Sheng, M.D.

Jim Sheng, M.D.

Undergrad: Rice University
Medical School: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Professional Goals: Likely private then academic in the future. Cardiac fellowship until proven otherwise
Hobbies: Photography, art/drawing, TV, running, reading about random stuff on reddit

Timothy Shutter, M.D.

Timothy Shutter, M.D.

Undergrad: Texas A&M University
Medical School: Texas A&M Health Science Center
Professional Goals: Critical Care Fellowship
Hobbies: Fishing, working out, new restaurants

Stephen Topper, M.D., PhD.

Stephen Topper, M.D., PhD.

Undergrad: DePauw University
Medical School: Tulane University
Professional Goals: Maybe pain, maybe private is where I’m leaning. Or academic. Or maybe just general. Probably not peds
Hobbies: Dungeons and dragons, not getting coronavirus, cooking, keeping my children from murdering each other

Madeline Vernon, M.D.

Madeline Vernon, M.D.

Undergrad: The University of Texas at Austin
Medical School: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Professional Goals: Pediatric fellowship
Hobbies: Gardening, walking my golden retriever, cooking, hosting dinner parties

Richard Villegas, M.D.

Richard Villegas, M.D.

Undergrad: University of Nevada, Las Vegas; University of Florida
Medical School: University of Santo Tomas, Philippines
Professional Goals: Graduate
Hobbies: Playing call of duty, watching movies, hanging with my pups

Juliana Watson, M.D.

Juliana Watson, M.D.

Undergrad: Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Medical School: Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Professional Goals: Undecided, interested in Cardiac Anesthesia
Hobbies: Outdoor activities, family time, love coffee, travel, hanging out with friends....always open to explore new things

Christopher Adcock, M.D.,MPH

Christopher Adcock, M.D.,MPH

Undergrad: University of California Berkeley
Medical School: The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Professional Goals: Undecided
Hobbies: Fishing, hunting/shooting, golfing

Patrick Ahern, M.D.

Patrick Ahern, M.D.

Undergrad:The University of Southern California
Medical School: Tulane University
Professional Goals: Undecided
Hobbies: Hanging out with my new puppy! Watching any and all sports (especially college football), reading, traveling and exploring Dallas

Shahrukh Bengali, M.D.

Shahrukh Bengali, M.D.

Undergrad: University of Miami
Medical School: University of Florida
Professional Goals: Undecided
Hobbies: Sports, John Grisham novels, Halo 3, Bollywood movies, Bhangra, investing & finance

Laylee Clare, D.O., M.S.

Laylee Clare, D.O., M.S.

Undergrad: Austin College
Medical School: UNTHSC Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Professional Goals: Undecided
Hobbies: Yoga, calligraphy, 3D printing, skiing, baking, rummikub

Justin Drerup, M.D., PhD

Justin Drerup, M.D., PhD

Undergrad: University of Texas at Dallas
Medical School: The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Professional Goals: Pursue critical care fellowship, stay at an academic institution at a faculty position that involves teaching and clinical research
Hobbies: Acoustic guitar, cooking delicious meals with my wife, running when it's not blazing hot outside, bitcoin investing, netflix binging, watching the Dallas Stars

Chinedu Echebelem, M.D.

Chinedu Echebelem, M.D.

Undergrad: Xavier University
Medical School: The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Professional Goals: OB or Regional anesthesia
Hobbies: Training, volleyball, listening to music

Adam Gannon, M.D.

Adam Gannon, M.D.

Undergrad: Southern Methodist University
Medical School: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Professional Goals: Will likely pursue fellowship, but unsure of which. I like cardiac and neuro from what I have seen. Would love to practice both private and academic in the future
Hobbies: Soccer, running, playing with my pup Bonnett, reef aquariums, financial independence, and hanging out with our amazing CA-1 class

YPaul GoldenMerry, M.D.

YPaul GoldenMerry, M.D.

Undergrad: Vanderbilt Univeristy
Medical School: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Professional Goals: Undecided, possibly cardiac fellowship
Hobbies: Sports, anything outdoors

Christian Gulde, M.D., MBA

Christian Gulde, M.D., MBA

Undergrad: West Texas A&M University
Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Professional Goals: Work in progress
Hobbies: Everything outdoors, travel, cars, shooting

Sethesh Mansinghani, M.D.

Sethesh Mansinghani, M.D.

Undergrad: University of Texas at Dallas
Medical School: Texas A&M Health Science Center
Professional Goals: Private practice following fellowship in Pain or Neuroanesthesia
Hobbies: Cooking, baking bread, playing with my dogs and my cat, watching HGTV/DIY when I'm not fixing my house

Christopher McElrath, M.D.

Christopher McElrath, M.D.

Undergrad: Baylor University
Medical School: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Professional Goals: Academics
Hobbies: Basketball, football, animals, hiking

Allison Mootz, M.D.

Allison Mootz, M.D.

Undergrad: University of Virginia
Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso
Professional Goals: Fellowship and academic medicine
Hobbies: Designing & sewing clothing, traveling, AND dogs, dogs, dogs!!

Spencer Moreland, M.D.

Spencer Moreland, M.D.

Undergrad: University of Florida
Medical School: University of South Florida
Professional Goals: Open, teaching and medical missions are passions though
Hobbies: Walking, hiking, fishing, playing piano (poorly), family

Festus Ohan, M.D.

Festus Ohan, M.D.

Undergrad: University of California, Riverside
Medical School: The University of California, Los Angeles
Professional Goals: Undecided
Hobbies: Playing basketball, watching anime, & exploring the city.

Thomas Parnell, M.D.

Thomas Parnell, M.D.

Undergrad: Texas Christian University
Medical School: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Professional Goals: Unknown - keeping all my options open for now!
Hobbies: Spending time with my wife and 2 spoiled pugs, Netflix/Hulu binges, trying new restaurants/cooking new recipes, happy hours/brunching, golf

Rebecca Piland, M.D.

Rebecca Piland, M.D.

Undergrad: University of Texas
Medical School: University of Kansas
Professional Goals: Global healthcare/Initiatives and critical care
Hobbies: Rock climbing, gardening, painting, and baking

Tyler Speaks, M.D., M.S.

Tyler Speaks, M.D., M.S.

Undergrad: East Tennessee State University
Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Professional Goals: Critical care
Hobbies: Aviation, fly fishing, motorcycles, macarons

Austin Tomanek, M.D.

Austin Tomanek, M.D.

Undergrad: University of North Texas
Medical School: The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Professional Goals: Undecided
Hobbies: Running, working out, climbing, hiking, kayaking, camping, motorcycles, ballroom dancing, woodworking, metalwork

Sean Tomes, M.D.

Sean Tomes, M.D.

Undergrad: Nebraska Wesleyan University
Medical School: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Professional Goals: Would like to pursue fellowship. Currently most interested in cardiac anesthesia.
Hobbies: Wine tasting, learning languages, trying exotic foods & new restaurants, Animal Crossing, following NBA basketball

Hannah Viroslav, M.D.

Hannah Viroslav, M.D.

Undergrad: Vanderbilt University
Medical School: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Professional Goals: Fellowship, most likely in critical care
Hobbies: Reading (I’m in a book club), finding fun ways to exercise (running with friends,rollerblading, joining a sand volleyball team), going to the movies

Jenny Wang, M.D.

Jenny Wang, M.D.

Undergrad: University of Texas at Austin
Medical School: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Professional Goals: Undecided
Hobbies: Eating, roaming the aisles at Costco, watching HGTV, fantasy football, napping

Jennifer Wu, M.D.

Jennifer Wu, M.D.

Undergrad: University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Medical School: University of Tennessee
Professional Goals: Undecided
Hobbies: Hiking, Roller blading, Board games, Trying new restaurants

Nnamdi Amilo, M.D.

Nnamdi Amilo, M.D.

Undergrad: University of Connecticut
Medical School: Duke University
Professional Goals: Undecided
Hobbies: Sports especially basketball, lifting, Netflix/Hulu, Marvel movies

Daniel Castro-Alvarado, M.D.

Daniel Castro-Alvarado, M.D.

Undergrad: The University of Texas at El Paso
Medical School: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Professional Goals: Undecided, interested in cardiac and pediatric anesthesia
Hobbies: Traveling, cooking/eating, soccer, salsa dancing, photography

Savannah Hampton, M.D.

Savannah Hampton, M.D.

Undergrad: The University of Texas at Austin
Medical School: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Professional Goals: Not completely sure at the moment, but will likely do a fellowship
Hobbies: Expanding my herb "garden", hiking, eating, want to get into woodworking

Ebin Neduvelil, M.D., M.S.

Ebin Neduvelil, M.D., M.S.

Undergrad: The University of Texas at Dallas
Medical School: The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Professional Goals: I enjoy teaching and hope to go into academics in the future
Hobbies: Cooking, reading, basketball

Ludovic Pao, M.D.

Ludovic Pao, M.D.

Undergrad: The University of Texas at Austin
Medical School: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Professional Goals: Undecided
Hobbies: I follow Formula 1 racing very closely, really enjoy working with audio equipment, and learning to cook using new techniques!

Robin Pham, D.O.

Robin Pham, D.O.

Undergrad: University of Houston
Medical School: UNTHSC Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Professional Goals: Undecided
Hobbies: Running, soccer, cooking, watercolor painting

Natalie Pursell, M.D.

Natalie Pursell, M.D.

Undergrad: Montana State University
Medical School: University of Washington
Professional Goals: I want to return to Montana and practice in a community hospital. I am considering fellowship first
Hobbies: Backcountry skiing, trail running, mountain biking, backpacking, cooking, reading, farmers markets, breweries, and just trying to keep up with my 5 year old

Shuhan Reyes, M.D.

Shuhan Reyes, M.D.

Undergrad: Cornell College
Medical School: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Professional Goals: Undecided
Hobbies: Outdoors, fitness, cooking, traveling

Lucas Richardson, M.D.

Lucas Richardson, M.D.

Undergrad: The University of Texas at Austin
Medical School: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Professional Goals: Currently undecided between fellowship vs. private practice
Hobbies: Rock climbing, camping, running, cycling, hunting, fishing, cars and motorcycles

Matthew Roberts, M.D.

Matthew Roberts, M.D.

Undergrad: University of Pittsburgh
Medical School: University of California San Francisco
Professional Goals: Academic medicine, pediatric and/or critical care fellowship
Hobbies: Sports (especially soccer), local restaurants/breweries, music, travel

Nicole Rodriguez, M.D.

Nicole Rodriguez, M.D.

Undergrad: University of Oklahoma
Medical School: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Professional Goals: Undecided, maybe fellowship
Hobbies: Gardening (bonsai trees, succulents), painting, Pokémon, cooking

Joo Hyun Shin, M.D.

Joo Hyun Shin, M.D.

Undergrad: The University of Texas at Austin
Medical School: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Professional Goals: Undecided
Hobbies: Muay thai, basketball, eating, hiking, K-dramas

Abigail Souryal, M.D.

Abigail Souryal, M.D.

Undergrad: University of Notre Dame
Medical School: The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Professional Goals: Undecided
Hobbies: I love biking, playing tennis, going to happy hour, and laying on my couch binging Netflix

Tammy Trinh, M.D.

Tammy Trinh, M.D.

Undergrad: The University of Texas at Dallas
Medical School: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Professional Goals: Academic
Hobbies: Painting/drawing, singing, exploring new restaurants, traveling, hiking, DIY home improvement projects

Matthew Wall, M.D.

Matthew Wall, M.D.

Undergrad: University of North Texas
Medical School: Florida Atlantic University
Professional Goals: Undecided
Hobbies: Food, running, rock-climbing, camping, music, film, photography, bird-watching

Jeremy Webb, M.D.

Jeremy Webb, M.D.

Undergrad: Arizona State University
Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson
Professional Goals: Undecided
Hobbies: Cycling, soccer, photography, DIY home improvement

Vivian Xu, M.D.

Vivian Xu, M.D.

Undergrad: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Medical School: Wake Forest University
Professional Goals:Currently thinking CT and/or Critical Care fellowships and academic practice in the future.
Hobbies: Taekwondo, sketching, knitting, listening to audio books

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