Current Child Neurology Residents and Fellows

 Residents together


PGY-5 - Class of 2023

Jaime Shoup, MD, Educational Chief

Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky

My interests include neurodevelopment with a focus on autism. I like to spend time with my family, draw, play guitar, and hike.

Paul Gong, MD, Scheduling Chief

Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky

My interest are neuroimmunology, headache, and academic medicine. I like to watch NBA, play basketball, read about and explore new tech, play PC video games, and spend time with wife and two sons.


PGY-4 - Class of 2024

Erika Chandler, MD

Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky

I am interested in a career in Neuroimmunology. In my free time I like to cook, try new restaurants in Louisville, explore local parks with my puppy Winston, and travel with my husband Paul.


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Jake "CJ" Sadle, DO

Medical School: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, East Lansing, Michigan

My interests are cerebral palsy, brain computer interfaces, and talking about the brain with friends.  I like cooking weird foods, games, martial arts, and spending time in the great outdoors.


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Michael Hendricks, MD

Medical School: University of Kentucky School of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky

My interests are neurogenetics and neurofibromatosis. I like to play table top board games, exercise, read about history, especially Roman, garden, and spend time with my wife and children.


PGY-3 - Class of 2025

Erin McCoy, MD

Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York City, New York

My interests are neuromuscular disorders, epilepsy, neuroimmunology and headache.  I like to travel, bake garden, listen to and see musicals and theater shows, and hang with my husband and cat.


Ayush Gupta, MD

Medical School: Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh, India

Pediatric residency at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India

My interests resides in Quality Improvement (QI) and Neuroimmunology, but given so many options, I am unsure of the future.  I love to go on trail walks and run outdoors and have also been cooking a lot of food lately and trying different vegan recipes. 

Lester "Max" Gallivan, MD

Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana

My interests are primarily headache, but I also have found interest in neonatal neurology and neuroimmunology.  I like to watch movies, play board games, read comics, and bartend in my free time. 


PGY-2 (Currently in Pediatrics) - Class of 2026

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Keerthana Bathala, MD

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta



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 Mohamed  A. Mohamed, MD

Medical School: Trinity School of Medicine, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

My interests are in advocacy and research in underserved populations, as well as epilepsy and neuroimmunology.  I like to play soccer, cook new recipes, as well as traveling and sightseeing. 


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 Jacob "Jake" Ritchie, MD 

Medical School: University of South Carolina SOM Greenville

My interests are epilepsy and headache.  I like to do anything outdoors (hiking, kayaking, sailing, ultimate frisbee) and playing with my 1 year old son and black lab.



PGY-1 (Currently in Pediatrics) - Class of 2027

 Hana Danieli, MD 

Medical School:  American University of the Caribbean, Sint Maarten




Chandler Lichtefeld, MD 

Medical School:  University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville,  Kentucky




Nidhi Ravishankar, MD 

Medical School:  Windsor University School of Medicine, Saint Kitts and Nevis