Our Residents

Jeffrey Chen, M.D.

Jeffrey Chen, M.D.

Chief Resident

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

Jessica Grundt, M.D.

Jessica Grundt, M.D.

Chief Resident

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.

Chief Resident

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.

Mohammad-Ali Shaikh, M.D.

Mohammad-Ali Shaikh, M.D.

Chief Resident

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

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

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

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

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

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

Laura Delin, M.D.

Laura Delin, M.D.

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

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

Ashley Jones, M.D.

Ashley Jones, M.D.

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

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

David Pham, M.D.

David Pham, M.D.

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

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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