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ALONSO ANDRADE, M.D.

Alonso Andrade, MD

Email: alonso.andrade@ttuhsc.edu

Hometown: Ciudad Juarez, Mexico

Undergrad: University of Texas at El Paso

Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine

Favorite thing about El Paso: The Beautiful Mountains

Hobbies/Interest: Playing guitar, attending live music performances, playing soccer, running, and traveling.

Plans after residency: Cardiothoracic

JODY L. SMITH, M.D.

Jody Smith, MD

Email: jody.smith@ttuhsc.edu

Hometown: Whereever my family is...

Undergrad: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Medical School: University of Texas at Houston

Favorite thing about El Paso: The people & food

Hobbies/Interest: Music, playing the drums, reading and spending time with friends & family.

Plans after residency: Trauma/Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

 

MATTHEW FOLSTEIN, M.D.

Matthew K. Folstein

Email: matthew.folstein@ttuhsc.edu

Hometown: Ocean City, Maryland

Undergrad: Salisbury University

Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine

Favorite thing about El Paso:  Huevos Rancheros

Hobbies/Interest: Martial Arts: First Degree Black Belt, golf, mountain bike, and spending time with my wife and daughter.

Plans after residency:  Private Practice (General, trauma, vascular surgery)

 

PGY-4


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: Undecided

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: Undecided

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:  Undecided

 

PGY-3


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

Undergrad: none listed

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-2


Tommy L. Huynh, D.O.

Tommy L. Huynh, DO

Email: tommy.huynh@ttuhsc.edu

Hometown: Dallas, Texas

Undergrad:  University of Texas at Dallas

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

Favorite thing about El Paso:  The people

Hobbies/Interest: Avid bicyclist and runner hoping to complete an Olympic distance triathlon. I am a big animal lover and own three dogs I rescued from the local animal shelter.

Plans after residency: Undecided

Ahmad H.A. Othman, M.D.

Ahmad H. Othman, MD

Email: ahmad.othman@ttuhsc.edu

Hometown: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Undergrad: None listed

Medical School: University of Jordan

Favorite thing about El Paso:  The people

Hobbies/Interest: Soccer (University of Jordan Medical School Soccer Club 2005-2009), volunteering and community service, reading and writing poetry, reviewer and editor on Wikipedia.org, running, squash, volleyball, wake boarding, snowboarding, hiking, and traveling.

Surgical Interest: General Surgery

Saulat S. Sheikh, M.D.

Saulat S. Sheik, MD

Email: saulat.sheikh@ttuhsc.edu

Hometown: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Undergrad:

Medical School: Aga Khan Medical College

Favorite thing about El Paso:  The people

Hobbies/Interest: Swimming (gold-medal in breast-stroke), running, badminton, reading (especially Science Fiction and English Literature), glass painting, traveling and camping.

Surgical Interest: General Surgery

 

PGY-1


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

Undergrad: None listed

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 Prelims


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

Chadi Diab, M.D.

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Email:  chadi.diab@ttuhsc.edu 

Hometown: Beirut, Lebanon

Undergrad: College Des Soeurs Des Saint – Loeurs - Hadath

Medical School: Université Saint-Joseph Faculté de Médecine

Favorite thing about El Paso:  The people

Hobbies/Interest: Football, swimming, and traveling.

Surgical Interest:  General Surgery

Nadar Enami, M.D.

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Email: Nadar.emami@ttuhsc.edu

Hometown: Tehran, Iran

Undergrad: McGill University

Medical School: Iran University of Medical Sciences

Favorite thing about El Paso:  Nicest people ever

Hobbies/Interest: Reading, playing basketball, tennis, cooking and playing piano.

Surgical Interest:  General Surgery

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