Fellows

Current Fellows

Megan Chan, MD

Dr. Megan Chan graduated from the University of Scranton with a major in biology, minor in biochemistry, and a concentration in nutrition. She then graduated medical school from Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine in 2018. Dr. Chan attended family medicine residency at WellSpan York Hospital. During her residency she volunteered at Katallasso Clinic, a free health clinic dedicated to serving the underserved. She held a voting position in her county’s medical society board of directors as well as positions in her health’s system’s graduate medical education committee and process improvement team. Her primary clinical interests include the hypersomnias and sleep disorders in women. In her spare time, Dr. Chan enjoys baking, cooking, tennis, volleyball, swimming, and spending time with her family and fiancé.

Malvika Sharma, MD
Dr. Malvika Sharma graduated magna cum laude from the University of Cincinnati with a degree in Biochemistry. She went on to study medicine at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio and graduated in 2018. Dr. Sharma completed her residency training in Family Medicine at The Ohio State University where she also served as Co-Chief Resident. During her residency training, she completed a longitudinal elective in sleep medicine and was interested to learn about the connection between sleep disorders and its impact on other chronic medical conditions. She worked with residency leadership to add a sleep medicine rotation into the curriculum at her residency program. In her free time, Dr. Sharma enjoys baking, traveling, hiking, and spending time with friends and family.

Fellows’ Perspective

Alumni

2021

Megan Acho, MD

Assistant Professor in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Ahmad Arslan, MD

Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship at University of South Florida

2020

Mauro Alberto Mendez Baylon, MD

Internal Medicine Residency, Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital, New York

Jennifer Newitt, MD

Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Indiana School of Medicine
Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Post-training: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

2019

Samira Bahagry, MD

Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Post-training: Hospital and Sleep Medicine, VA Medical Center, Richmond, VA 

Asad Khan, MD

Internal Medicine, Rush University
Post-training: Hospital and Sleep Medicine, Private Practice, Pittsburgh, PA

2018

Amy Schell, MD           

Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh
Post-training: Sleep Surgery, University Hospital, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

2017

Julia Barton, MD

Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Post-training: Staff Physician, Baptist Memorial Medical Group, Memphis, TN

Isabella Soreca, MD

Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh
Post-training: Sleep Medicine, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA

2016

Ailia Ali, MD

Internal Medicine, West Virginia University
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Post-training: Staff Physician, Western Maryland Health System, Cumberland, MD

2015

Naveed Hasan, MD

Internal Medicine, SUNY Upstate
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University
Post-training: Staff Physician, Union Pulmonology, Elkton, MD

2014

Ehab Dayyat, MD

Pediatrics, University of Louisville
Child Neurology, University of Pittsburgh
Post-training: Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Robert Stansbury, MD

Internal Medicine, University of Kentucky
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, West Virginia University
Post-training: Associate Professor, West Virginia University

2013

Christian Castillo, MD

Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Duke University
Post-training: Staff Physician, Santa Rosa Medical Center, Santa Rosa, CA

John Coleman, MD

Internal Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Post-training: Assistant Professor, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine

2012

Deepa Burman, MD

Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Post-training: Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh

Caris Fitzgerald, MD

Psychiatry, University of Arkansas
Post-training: Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas

2011

Naishadh Brahmbhatt, MD

Internal Medicine, Texas Tech University
Pulmonary Medicine, Southern Illinois University
Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Post-training: Staff Physician, PCS Solutions LLC, Sycamore, IL

Simin Khavandgar, MD

Neurology, University of Pittsburgh
Post-training: Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh

Thomas Rice, MD

Internal Medicine, Temple University
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Post-training: Staff Physician, Pulmonary Partners – UPMC, Cranberry, PA

2010

Ryan Soose, MD

Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh
Post-training: Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh

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