Fellows

Current Fellows

Ilean Lamboy, MD

Dr. Ilean Lamboy (IM and PCCM board certified) graduated magna cum laude form the University of Puerto Rico in Ponce with a degree in Biomedical Sciences. Later she went to study medicine at Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara in Mexico and graduated in 2014. Being from the island of Puerto Rico she got back home and finished her Internal Medicine specialty at Hospital Damas in Ponce, Puerto Rico. During this period she was nominated to be an AOA member after her leadership in the community while helping country areas in need from the island affected by Hurricane Maria. Years later she finished her subspecialty in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the VA Caribbean Healthcare System in San Juan, PR, where she also had the chief fellow position. Dr. Lamboy has a special interest in women’s sleep disturbances and in the obesity pandemic and the sleep disorders it carries. In her free time she enjoys going to the beach with friends, reading a good book on a cold rainy day and spending time with family, friends and her pomeranian, Onyx.

Aaron Palmquist, MD

Dr. Aaron Palmquist graduated from Villanova University with a degree in Biology. He then went on to study medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine and graduated in 2018. Dr. Palmquist completed his residency training with Drexel University Family Medicine at Chestnut Hill Hospital. During residency, Dr. Palmquist incorporated sleep medicine education into resident didactics. Outside of work, Dr. Palmquist enjoys cooking, weight lifting, video games, and spending time with friends and family.

Fellows’ Perspective

Alumni

2022

Megan Chan, MD

Clinical Instructor, Boston University

Malvika Sharma, MD

Physician with the VA Boston Healthcare System and Assistant Professor in Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine

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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