Fellows

Current Fellows:

Third Year Fellows (PGY 6): 

Brian Dong, M.D.

Hometown: Athens, GA  
Medical School:  University of Louisville School of Medicine
Residency:  Internal Medicine, University of Louisville
Career Interests: GI and breast cancer, improving chemotherapy education process for patients
Personal Interests:  Cooking/baking/eating, hanging with the dogs, golf, UGA football, college basketball, NBA, NFL, board games
Favorite Things to do in Louisville:  Try new restaurants, drink bourbon

 

Rohit Kumar, M.D. (Chief Fellow)

Hometown: New Delhi, India
Medical School:  Maulana Azad Medical College, India
Residency:

  1. Internal Medicine, John H Stroger Hospital, Chicago
  2. Hospice and Palliative Medicine: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

Career Interests: Maybe solid oncology, but still undecided
Personal Interests: My interests include running, food and Netflix binging
Favorite Things to do in Louisville: Yet to discover

 

 

Drew Murray, M.D. (Chief Fellow)

Hometown: Vancouver, Canada
Medical School: St. Georges University
Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Louisville
Career interests: Medical Oncology, primarily Thoracic and GU oncology
Personal Interests: Snowboarding, Travel, Professional sports, Woodworking, hammocks
Favorite things to do in Louisville: Attend UL basketball and football games. Walk my puppy in Cherokee park, try new restaurants

 

Second Year Fellows (PGY 5):

Satish Maharaj, M.D.

Hometown: St. Joseph, Trinidad & Tobago
Medical School: University of the West Indies
Residency: University of Florida College of Medicine (Jacksonville)
Career Interests: Leaning toward hematologic malignancy at the start of fellowship but not fully decided.  
Personal Interests: following Anjunabeats / Above&Beyond on tour, enjoy reading, hiking and visiting state parks.

 

Ruobing Xue (Bing), M.D.

Hometown: Shenzhen
Medical School:   Zhongshan School of Medicine, Sun Yat Sen University 
Residency:  University of Missouri Columbia 
Career Interests:  Lung, GI tumor, Heme malignancy 
Personal Interests:  Jogging, hiking, swimming, playing piano

 

First Year Fellows (PGY 4):

Talha Aijaz, M.D.

Hometown: Lahore, Pakistan
Medical School:  Allama Iqbal Medical College
Residency: Internal Medicine, Cook County Health and Hospitals System 
Career Interests:  
Personal Interests: Blogging, toastmaster club, chess

 

Abigail Chan (Abi), M.D.

Hometown: Manila, Philippines
Medical School: University of the Philippines Manila College of Medicine, Philippines
Residency: Internal Medicine, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
Career Interests: Hematology-Oncology, Quality Improvement Projects, Palliative Care
Personal Interests: Travel, cooking, baking, animal welfare.

 

Vatsala Katiyar, M.D.

Hometown: Kanpur, India
Medical School: King George's Medical University, India
Residency: Internal Medicine, John H Stroger Jr Hosital of Cook County, Chicago
Career Interests: 
Personal Interests: Reading, cooking, travel, event planning, music, swimming, badminton, creative writing and poetry  

 

Jasdeep Sidhu, M.D.

Hometown: 
Medical School: Adesh Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, India 
Residency: Internal Medicine, Interfaith Medical Center, Brooklyn (Chief Resident) 
Career Interests:   
Personal Interests: Music, reading, current political and social affairs, travel

Past Graduates and Position After Graduation:

2020
    Shruti Bhandari (Chief Fellow)  -  Northern Light Cancer Care, Brewer, Maine
    Phuong Ngo - James Graham Brown Cancer Center, Louisville, KY
    Shawn Peterson - Baptist Health, Lexington, KY

2019
    Amitoj Gill (Chief Fellow) - Columbus Regional Health, Columbus, IN
    Hamza Hashmi - BMT-Cellular Immunotherapy Fellowship, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL
    Danh Pham (Chief Fellow) - West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

2018:
    Rahul Gosain - Guthrie Corning Cancer Center, Corning, NY
    Mohamed Hegazi - James Graham Brown Cancer Center, Louisville, KY
    Vikas Singh - James Graham Brown Cancer Center, Louisville, KY

2017:
    Amir Azadi - Neuro-oncology fellowship, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ
    Jorge Diaz Castro - Clearview Cancer Institute, Huntsville, AL
    Kamila Cisak - Advanced Hematology Fellowship, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

2016:
    Waderson Claudino - Mercy Health, Paducah, KY
    Zeyad Kanaan - University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX
    Tezo Karedan - Phelps County Regional Medical Center, Rolla, MO

2015:
    Ajoy Dias - BMT fellowship, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
    Jaspreet Grewal - Merck, Boston, MA
    Mounika Mandadi - James Graham Brown Cancer Center, Louisville, KY