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CHIEFS

 

 

NATHANIEL NG, M.D.

Nathaniel Ng, MD

Email: nathaniel.ng@ttuhsc.edu

Hometown: El Paso, Texas

Undergrad: University of Texas at El Paso

Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine

Favorite thing about El Paso: The people

Hobbies/Interest: Snowboarding, ultimate frisbee, eating at new restaurants and traveling.

Plans after residency: Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship

HENRY REINHART, M.D.

Henry Reinhart, MD

Email: henry.reinhart@ttuhsc.edu

Hometown: El Paso, Texas

Undergrad: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

Favorite thing about El Paso:  The people

Hobbies/Interest: Off road motorcycling, exercising, restoring motorcycles, scuba diving, and traveling.

Plans after residency: Endocrine Surgery Fellowship

ALEX RIOS TOVAR, M.D.

Alejandro Rios Tovar, MD

Email: alex.rios-tovar@ttuhsc.edu

Hometown: McAllen, Texas

Undergrad: Columbia University Medical School: University of Texas

Medical School: University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio

Favorite thing about El Paso: The people

Hobbies/Interest: Guitar, piano and reading.

Plans after residency:  Critical Care Fellowship

 

PGY-4

 

AZAM FARUKHI, M.D.

Azam Farukhi, MD

Email: azam.farukhi@ttuhsc.edu

Hometown: Houston, Texas

Undergrad: University of Texas at Austin

Medical School: Texas Tech University School of Medicine

Favorite thing about El Paso: University Medical Center of El Paso (UMC)

Hobbies/Interest: Crossfit, xbox, one piece, ducks, legos and love pizza.

Plans after residency: Bariatric Surgery

YUICHI I. SHIDA, M.D.

Yuichi Ishida, MD

Email: yuichi.ishida@ttuhsc.edu

Hometown: Osaka City, Japan

Medical School: Wakayama Medical University

Favorite thing about El Paso:  The people

Hobbies/Interest: Surfing and traveling.

Plans after residency: Undecided

RAHUL RASHEED, D.O.

Rahul Rasheed, DO

Email: rahul.rasheed@ttuhsc.edu

Hometown: Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu India

Undergrad: John Hopkins University

Medical School: University of North Texas Health Sciences Center – Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine

Favorite thing about El Paso: The people are wonderful, the food is delicious, the weather is pleasant and the margaritas are plentiful!

Hobbies/Interest: I love to read, learn foreign languages, teach, play and watch sports (ultimate Frisbee, tennis and cricket), cook, and barbecue, eat, and spend time with family and friends.

Plans after residency:  The plan is to pursue a fellowship in either cardio Thoracic Surgery, HepatoPancreaticoBiliary Surgery or Trauma/Surgical Critical Care.

 

PGY-3

 

Caesar Ricci, m.D.

 Ricci

Email: caesar.ricci@ttuhsc.edu

Hometown: Newport, Arkansas

Undergrad:  Texas A&M University

Medical School: University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio

Favorite thing about El Paso:  The culture.

Hobbies/Interest:

Plans after residency: General Surgery

Yamin feras, M.D.

 Yamin

Email: feras.yamin@ttuhsc.edu

Hometown: Baghdad, Iraq

Medical School:  University of Baghdad College of Medicine

Favorite thing about El Paso:   The people and food.

Hobbies/Interest: Soccer, hiking, snorkeling, scuba diving and sailing.

Surgical Interest: General Surgery

 

PGY-2

 

Carl D. Devemark, M.D.

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Email: Carl.d.devemark@ttuhsc.edu

Hometown: Los Angeles, California

Undergrad: United States Air Force Academy

Medical School: Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara Facultad de Medicina

Favorite thing about El Paso:  The people

Hobbies/Interest: Woodworking, flying, skydiving, weight lifting/working out, scuba diving, 10-meter platform diving, gymnastics, snowboarding.

Surgical Interest:  General Surgery

Jennifer R. George, M.D.

Jennifer R. George, MD

Email: Jennifer.r.george@ttuhsc.edu

Hometown: Westwood, New Jersey

Undergrad: The College of New Jersey

Medical School: St. George’s University School of Medicine

Favorite thing about El Paso: The people

Hobbies/Interest: I have played the alto saxophone, guitar, and piano and have been singing in choirs for many years. I also enjoy baking.

Surgical Interest:  General Surgery

Hashim M. Hanif, M.D.

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Email: Hashim.hanif@ttuhsc.edu

Hometown: Karachi, Pakistan

Medical School: Aga Khan University Medical College

Favorite thing about El Paso:  The people

Hobbies/Interest: My hobbies include crocket, cooking, fishing, camping, and soccer. I also enjoy reading mystery novels and writing poetry.

Surgical Interest:  General Surgery

 

PGY-1

 

Ginger Coleman, M.D.

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Email: Ginger.coleman@ttuhsc.edu

Hometown: Memphis, Tennessee

Undergrad: Florida State University

Medical School: Saba University School of Medicine

Favorite thing about El Paso:  The great weather and Mexican food

Hobbies/Interest: Scuba diving, geocaching, running, painting, reading, and traveling.

Surgical Interest:  General Surgery

William klingsporn, M.D.

 Klinsporn

Email: william.klingsporn@ttuhsc.edu   

Hometown: Brenham, Texas

Undergrad: University of Texas at Austin

Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine

Favorite thing about El Paso:  The weather and the people.

Hobbies/Interest: I like outdoor activities, swimming, hiking, fishing, traveling, exercising and hunting.

Surgical Interest: General Surgery 

Isaac lee, M.D.

 Lee

Email: isaac.l.lee@ttuhsc.edu

Hometown: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Undergrad: University of Miami

Medical School: University of Miami Miller School

Favorite thing about El Paso:  The people.

Hobbies/Interest: I enjoy playing the guitar and skimboarding

Surgical Interest:  General Surgery

PGY-1 Preliminary

 

christian sommerhalder, M.D.

Sommerhalder C

Email: christian.sommerhalder@ttuhsc.edu

Hometown: Longview, Texas

Undergrad: University of Texas at Dallas

Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine Dominica

Favorite thing about El Paso: The people and the restauants.

Hobbies/Interest: I have a wide range of hobbies, these include mountain biking, road biking, snowboarding, mountain climbing, skydiving, cooking, exercising, running races and attending church.

Surgical Interest: General Surgery

sapna tibrewal, M.D.

 Tibrewal S

Email: sapna.tibrewal@ttuhsc.edu

Hometown: Darbhanga, India

Undergrad:

Medical School: Maulan Azad Medical College

Favorite thing about El Paso: The people

Hobbies/Interest: In my leisure, I enjoy being an experimental chef. Also, I find classical Indian music very relaxing.  Traveling has always been a hobby as I like to explore the world. Long distance running is my favorite sport.

Surgical Interest: Ophthalmology

Bachir zoghbi, M.D.

 Zoghbi

Email: bachir.zoghbi@ttuhsc.edu

Hometown: Kahale, Lebanon

Undergrad: Universite Saint-Joseph Faculte de Medecine

Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine

Favorite thing about El Paso: The weather

Hobbies/Interest: I like billiard (snooker) and football. 

Surgical Interest: General Surgery

 

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