Fellowships

Fellowships

Meet the members of the Pulmonary/Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Fellowship programs of the University of Louisville Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Disorders Medicine. For more information about our programs, call 502-852-2840.

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Meet The Fellows

Third-Year Fellows

Juan M. Galvis, M.D.

Juan Galvis, M.D.
  • Medical school: Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil, Guayaquil, Ecuador
  • Residency: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso, El Paso, TX
  • About Juan: I like to treat my patients as best as I can, Be sharp in my clinical knowledge and give my best on every rotation.
  • Favorite Restaurant in Louisville: Holy Grale (great beer and fries)
  • Hobbies: Listen to Audiobooks, reading about World War II history, play and watch soccer, hiking and play guitar
  • Research interests: Bronchoscopy outcomes and complications, Mechanical Ventilation and Sepsis.

Alessandra Gearhart, M.D.

Alessandra Gearhart, M.D.
  • Medical School: Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brazil
  • Residency: University of Oklahoma Affiliated Hospitals, Tulsa, OK
  • Hobbies: Spend time with family and friends, work out, travel, read, watch movies and TV series
  • Favorite Restaurants in Louisville: Louvino, Havana Rumba, Guacamole, Sapporo
  • Research interests: Pneumonia, COPD


 

Jill E. Gualdoni, M.D.

Jill Gualdoni, M.D.
  • Medical School: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, MI
  • Residency: William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI
  • About Jill: I grew up in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, love Michigan State football - my husband loves the University of Michigan. I have two dogs and a cat I love spending time with.
  • Favorite restaurant in Louisville: 8 Up (for the ambience)
  • Hobbies: Sleeping! I love family time and travel, Audiobooks on road trips, and Netflix binges with my dogs.


Bilal A. Jalil, M.D.

Bilal Jalil, M.D.
  • Medical School: The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Residency: University of New Mexico Hospital, Albuquerque, NM
  • About Bilal: I grew up in the United Arab Emirates, completed high school and medical school in Pakistan, got a taste of the southwest during residency (Albuquerque, NM) and now in the north-most part of the south for fellowship: basically a nomad. I’m a coffee aficionado (luckily we have Heine Brothers in Louisville to fulfill my coffee needs) and have listened to virtually every CCR song that’s out there.
  • Favorite restaurant in Louisville: La Rosita on Westport Road (legit Mexican food).
  • Hobbies: Snowboarding, rhythm guitar, traveling
  • Research/clinical interests: Volume responsiveness, Hemodynamics, differentiation of shock, and Pulmonary Hypertension

Second-Year Fellows

David A. DeLapp, D.O.

David DeLapp
  • Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency: Wright State University Affiliated Hospitals, Dayton, OH
  • About David: Originally from Ohio, I have lived in Louisville for a couple years now. It has been a wonderful experience. Everyone is very friendly and the food is excellent. I thoroughly enjoy the horse races and I will be going to my first Kentucky Derby this year. Although I am a Michigan fan, I appreciate the enthusiasm for college sports in the town.
  • Favorite Restaurant in Louisville: Volare
  • Hobbies: Running, Movies, Board Games
  • Research interests: COPD, Sleep, Lung Cancer

Richard Y. Kim, M.D.

Richard Kim
  • Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Louisville Hospital
  • About Richard: I am easy going, and like to spend time outdoors playing sports and enjoying the weather. Enjoy spending time with friends and family.
  • Favorite Restaurant in Louisville: El Taco Luchador
  • Hobbies: Snowboarding, soccer, art, carpentry
  • Research Interests: Sepsis, Critical Care

 

John D. Price, D.O

John Price
  • Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency: University of Louisville Hospital
  • About John: I enjoy expanding my knowledge of pulmonary and critical care medicine while helping my patients improve their quality of life through research based practices. In my off time, I spend time with my family visiting the many entertaining locations Louisville has to offer, including the zoo, waterfront park, the walking bridge, and the science center.
  • Favorite Restaurant: Game (best burgers in town)
  • Hobbies: Going to the gym, playing with my kids, and making homemade pizza
  • Research interests: Critical Care Ultrasound, Septic Shock, and Pulmonary Hypertension

First-Year Fellows / Sleep Fellow

Christopher Chan, D.O.

Christopher Chan, D.O.
  • Medical school: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA
  • Residency: Wright State University Affiliated Hospitals, Dayton, OH
  • About Chris: I enjoy working with residents to help patients in their time of need with evidence based practice. In my free time, I can be found cooking, in the gym or exploring different parts of Louisville.
  • Favorite Restaurant in Louisville: Chick'n & Mi
  • Hobbies: Cooking, Traveling, Lifting/Running
  • Research interests: Eosinophilic Lung Disease, Resident Education, Delirium

Arjun R. Ghodasara , M.D.

Arjun R. Ghodasara , M.D.
  • Medical School: American University of Antigua College of Medicine, Coolidge, Antigua
  • Residency: University of Oklahoma , Tulsa, OK
  • About Arjun: I was born in India and grew up in Atlanta, GA. I am very laid back and easy to work with. I am a huge Atlanta Falcons/Hawks/Braves fan.
  • HobbiesTraveling abroad, playing basketball and golf, binge watching Netflix
  • Favorite Restaurants in Louisville: Chick'n & Mi
  • Research interests: COPD, Sepsis


 

Hassan Zeb, M.D.

Hassan Zeb, M.D.
  • Medical School: Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Residency: Temple University/Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center - Johnstown, PA
  • About Hassan: I was born in Swat, a valley in Northern Pakistan known for its beauty and tourism. After 13 years of schooling at Burn Hall College, it was an honor to go to Aga Khan University for Medical School that was followed by the dream to train in the U.S. I finished residency in Pennsylvania and moved to Louisville for fellowship. It is a great city with lots to offer. I have been enjoying my life here with friendly people, better weather and amazing food in a well-balanced city.
  • Hobbies: Watching and playing soccer, lawn tennis, table tennis, cricket and, of course, FIFA! Listening to music
  • Favorite Restaurants in Louisville: Game and Charim
  • Research interests: Shock, Pleural diseases

Sanath Kasi Reddy , M.D.

Sanath Kasi Reddy , M.D.