Current Residents


Mohammed Alzarah, MB BCh BAOMohammed Alzarah, MB BCh BAO   
Medical School: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland              
Clinical Interests: Regional anesthesia, pain management    
Hometown: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia            
Hobbies: Gaming, technology, soccer and fishing         
Why Tufts?: “The collegiality and atmosphere of the program is quite unique. By far my most positive interview experience during the trail. Despite the size of the hospital you deal with very acutely ill patients further enhancing your training experience.”

Mahoumoud AbdelghaffarMahmoud Abdelghaffar, MBBCH              
Medical School: Ain Shams University, Egypt 
Clinical Interests: Cardiac anesthesia, pediatric anesthesia
Hometown: Cairo, Egypt             
Hobbies: Soccer, hiking and travelling               
Why Tufts?: “Tufts was my first choice for many reasons; exceptional education, great fellowship placement and research opportunities. Needless to say the perfect location.”

Claudia Bruguera, MD    Claudia Bruguera, MD          
Medical School: Universidad Central de Venezuela    
Clinical Interests: Critical care, cardiac anesthesia
Hometown: Caracas Venezuela/Canada                  
Hobbies: Spending time with family, concerts, traveling, and food      
Why Tufts?: “Very high quality residency program with a perfect balance between clinical, academic, and research. The nicest anesthesiology family you could find, with a great environment and mentorship support.”

Natalia Stamas, MDNatalia Stamas, MD
Medical School: Privolzhsky Research Medical University 
Clinical Interests: Regional anesthesia, obstetric anesthesia 
Hometown: N.Novgorod, Russia              
Hobbies: Hiking, traveling, reading. Raising children is fun!       
Why Tufts?: “Tufts MC is an amazing place to learn, grow and help you find what your purpose is in terms of a career choice and research. A diversified environment. Wonderful support from the program director and attendings.”

Zhargal Bimbaev, MD  Zhargal Bimbaev, MD     
Medical School: Siberian State Medical University      
Clinical Interests: Pediatric anesthesia, pediatric cardiac anesthesia (congenital heart abnormalities)
Hometown: Ulan-Ude, Russia     
Traveling, photography, a little bit of history               
Why Tufts?: “It was important for me to train at a level 1 trauma center. I was impressed by the camaraderie among the residents and staff and the fellowship placement is impressive. I loved the location—Boston!”

Joshua Hubert, DO, MS Joshua Hubert, DO, MS 
Medical School: Lake Erie College Osteopathic Medicine in Bradenton
Graduate School: University of South Florida      
Undergraduate School: Florida State University
Clinical Interests:
Critical care, pediatric anesthesia
Hometown: Tolland, CT 
Hobbies: Cooking, college football, formula 1, long boarding, and EDM      
Why Tufts?: “Great patient acuity, great resident satisfaction/wellness, smaller sized program, and great fellowship opportunities. And of course a great city!”

Sandre Cheng, MD  Sandre Cheng, MD   
Medical School
: New York Medical College 
Undergraduate School: Stony Brook University
Clinical Interests: Regional anesthesia 
Hometown: Queens, New York            
Hobbies: Gaming, NBA basketball, fantasy football, traveling
Why Tufts?: “Program size, great location, level 1 trauma center with diverse population of patients and cases. Good balance in clinical exposure vs academic/research.”

Xiaobin Wang, MD   Xiaobin Wang, MD   
Medical School:
Tongji Medical University, China 
Undergraduate School: University of Texas at Austin             
Clinical Interests: Pediatric anesthesia, cardiac anesthesia, pain management, informatics
Hometown: Hubei, China            
Hobbies: Reading, traveling and trying different foods
Why Tufts?: “I liked that Tufts is a medium sized program and knowing that I would less likely feel alone and lost. There are so many residents from different cultural backgrounds. If everyone is different, then no one is different.”

Li Lin, MD   Li Lin, MD   
Medical School:
Tufts University School of Medicine 
Undergraduate School: Wesleyan University
Clinical Interests: Critical care, cardiac anesthesia, regional anesthesia
Hometown: New York, NY               
Hobbies: Mindfulness meditation, tea and gardening, food     
Why Tufts?: “Tufts is my home program. I love the people and the strong fellowship matches. We have the best cardiac unit in Boston.”

Mohammad Dahlawi, MBBSMohammad Dahlawi, MBBS
Medical School:
Alfaisal University, Saudi Arabia        
Clinical Interests: Pain Management 
Hometown: Medina, Saudi Arabia                  
Hobbies: Soccer, basketball, travelling, watching sports & movies, phonegraphy, and recently tennis and scuba diving
Why Tufts?: “The size of the program and the great supportive mentors I encountered here during my research. The nice and diverse city of Boston.”


Georges	Abi Roustom	MDGeorges Abi Roustom, MD
Medical School: LAU Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine
Undergraduate School: Lebanese American University
Clinical Interests: Acute Pain, Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Simulation Education
Hometown: Amioun, Lebanon
Hobbies: Tennis, working out, geography, table tennis, traveling, comedy, pop culture
Why Tufts?: "I chose Tufts because of the great people. They make a wonderful collegial and friendly atmosphere with diverse faculty members. Patients here are very sick and make for excellent education within a premier academic center. Also, living in Boston is fun and a huge plus!"

Rhiannon Kathleen Guzman, MDRhiannon Kathleen Guzman, MD
Medical School: 
University of Minnesota Medical School
Undergraduate School: 
University of California - Davis
Clinical Interests: 
Pain, Cardiac Anesthesia, OB Anesthesia
Auburn, CA
Traveling, baking, hiking, spending time with family
Why Tufts?: "
I chose Tufts because the people are friendly and it creates a welcoming learning environment. I also like that it offers complex cases and patients that will allow me to develop a strong skill set for my future practice."

David Oh, DO David Oh, DO
Medical School:
University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate School: University of Massachusetts
Clinical Interests: Critical Care, interventional/chronic pain
Hometown: Stoughton, MA
Hobbies: Golfing, snowboarding, swimming, fitness and table tennis
Why Tufts?: " Tufts is a well-respected institution in Boston that provides variety of complex clinical cases and the opportunity to treat a diverse patient population. The program fosters a positive, collegial training environment and reinforces resident wellness. The exceptional training experiences encourage residents to become not only the best anesthesiologists, but well-rounded physicians."

Sreekrishna Pokuri, MD, MBASreekrishna Pokuri, MD, MBA
Medical School: Albany Medical School
Undergraduate School: Union College
Clinical Interests: Chronic pain management, regional anesthesia
Hometown: Cary, NC
Hobbies: Triathlons, weightlifting, breweries, traveling
Why Tufts?: "Close to family and friends. Loved the family and close-knit environment."


Jasmine	Robinson, MDJasmine Robinson, MD
Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine
Undergraduate School: Tufts University
Clinical Interests: OB Anesthesia
Hometown: Boston, MA
Hobbies: Spending time w/ family, being in nature, peloton
Why Tufts?: "Grew up in Boston and went to Tufts for undergrad, so I was happy to match here. Had a really great interview day and felt like the residents were truly genuine about their experience. They all seemed very happy and I admired the camaraderie.  Tufts is a strong program with good exposure to all fields and also good matches into fellowships. I also love that when I’m not working, I am able to enjoy quality time with my family and friends."

Eduardo	Toledo, MDEduardo Toledo, MD
Medical School: Universidade de Sao Paulo Faculdade de Medicina Sao Paulo
Undergraduate School: N/A
Clinical Interests: Critical Care and Cardic Anesthesia
Hometown: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Hobbies: Listening to music, working out
Why Tufts?: "Tufts has a diverse group of residents, an excellent training program and impressive fellowship placement"

Alex Wang, DO, MPHAlex Wang, DO, MPH
Medical School: Philadephia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate School: Emory University
Clinical Interests: Cardiac, Pediatric Anesthesia
Hometown: San Jose, CA Hobbies: Photography, cooking 
Why Tufts?: "There has been a very good record of residents matching in highly competitive fellowships. I like that the class size is smaller and provides a very collaborative atmosphere. The case load at Tufts is extermely diverse. Boston!"

Eddison	Williams, MDEddison Williams, MD
Medical School: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Undergraduate School: East Tennessee State University
Clinical Interests: Cardiac, Pain, Pediatric Anesthesia
Hometown: Clarksville, TN Hobbies: Martial Arts (Taekwondo)
Why Tufts?: "The faculty is amazing and made me feel like family which is the main reason I chose Tufts. I have lived in the South my entire life and wanted a change of scenery with my family. I have always wanted to live in Boston and experience the city."

Waldo Zamor, MDWaldo Zamor, MD
Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Undergraduate School: Northeastern University
Clinical Interests: Chronic Pain, regional pain, neuroanesthesia
Hometown: Queens, NY Hobbies: Traveling, finding the best "lobstah" rolls in New England, finance and training my Japanese Akita. Go Pats!
Why Tufts?: "Tufts is a unique Boston hospital in that it serves both the sickest and most diverse patient population in the commonwealth. The diversity in our department also mirrors that of the population we serve. Great education and camaraderie are the reasons why Tufts Medical Center was my #1 choice."


Amos Alcius, DO   
Medical School: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine
Clinical Interests: Cardiac Anesthesia, Neuro Anesthesia, & OB Anesthesia
Hometown: Jean Rabel, Haiti
Hobbies: Soccer, running, guitar, & spending time with family and friends.
Why Tufts?: "Diverse patient population, great training and fellowship opportunities, Also living in Boston is close to family and friends."

John Michael Castillo, DO   
Medical School: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine
Clinical Interests: Cardiac Anesthesia, Critical Care, & Regional Anesthesia
Hometown: Ossining, NY
Hobbies: Classical and contemporary piano, minimalist running, basketball
Why Tufts?: "Tufts had everything I was looking for in a residency program. It has excellent training, fantastic location in Boston, and a very strong fellowship match history. The people are genuinely happy and I felt it would be the perfect environment to become an outstanding anesthesiologist."

Renan Ferrufino Rosales, MD   
Medical School: Escuela Latinoamericana de Medicina
Clinical Interests: Cardiac Anesthesia, Critical Care, & Pain Medicine
Hometown: La Ceiba, Honduras
Hobbies: Enjoy time with my family organizing activities for our son; educational, science, & sports.
Why Tufts?: "During my research experience at the Anesthesiology department, I was amazed with the collaborative environment. Great mentorship from the attendings, strong academics, but also a positive and engaging community."

Ifeanyi Ikwuanusi, MD   
Medical School: Meharry Medical College
Clinical Interests: Chronic Pain & Regional Anesthesia
Hometown: Randolf, MA
Hobbies: Football, basketball, boxing/mma, fitness, fashion, traveling 
Why Tufts?: "I'm from the Greater Boston area so it's nice to be close to family. Furthermore, Tufts Medical Center is a world renowned institution. The training and experiences gained here are top notch. The strong fellowship match and ability to care for a diverse patient population was also extremely appealing."

Ihiechi Ohia-Enyia, DO
Medical School: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hometown: Bronx, NY
Hobbies:  Running, traveling



Kunal Sampat, DO   
Medical School: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
Hometown: Chino Hills, CA
Hobbies: Coffee, making homemade ice cream 



Abigail Schrang, MD   
Medical School: University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Cardiothoracics, OB, and Palliative Medicine.
Hometown: New Milford, CT
Hobbies: Anything that gets me outside! Hiking, camping, sailing, kayaking, photography, keeping my house plants alive. 
Why Tufts?: "Tufts had everything I was looking for in a program and it was the best feeling I got on an interview day. I like that the program size is smaller, with a close knit vibe, and has dedicated teaching time. "

Leor Shalot, MD   
Medical School: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
Clinical Interests: Acute/Chronic Pain, Interventional Pain, and Critical Care.
Hometown: North New Hyde Park, NY
Hobbies: International traveling and food instagramming
Why Tufts?: "Tufts is an academic teaching hospital at the forefront of anesthesia that provides a cutting-edge and unparalleled training experience. Year after year the fellowship match is highly impressive, and the smaller class size fosters a more close-knit learning environment among residents and attendings. Everyone I've met is so happy with their decision. Let's not forget, we are in the heart of Boston!"

Gabriel StapletonGabriel Stapleton, MD   
Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Pain Management & Pediatric Anesthesia
Hometown: Lake Oswego, OR
Hobbies: Reading books, cooking, experiencing other languages and cultures.
Why Tufts?: "I love the city of Boston and wanted to train in a hospital that could provide me with complex, diverse cases that would prepare me for anything in fellowship and beyond. I also was impressed by the fellowship matches of the program graduates."

Lok Wan Yeung, DO   
Medical School: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
Clinical Interests: Critical Care, Interventional Pain
Hometown: New York, NY, Waltham, MA, Hong Kong
Hobbies: Formula One, Cue Sports (Snooker, Pool), everything Marvel related, Boxing
Why Tufts?: "Completed undergrad at Brandeis University, so I was excited to return to Boston for residency. Boston is famous for its rich history and diverse population. There are many places to explore, great food, and scenic routes that are perfect for outdoor activities. Different parts of the city are easily accessible by walking or a quick ride on the T. Tufts has a reputation for providing its residents with excellent training. On interview day, everyone had a strong sense of camaraderie. I felt that my values and career goals aligned perfectly with the program's academic mission."