Current Residents

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Looking fly

Grant McKenzie, MD

Hometown: Ashland, Kentucky

Undergraduate: University of Louisville, B.S. Biology, B.A. Psychology

Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine

Internship: University of Louisville School of Medicine - Internal Medicine

Personal Interests: Home improvement projects, my dog Tucker, golf, running, restaurants

Clinical Interests: CNS, Prostate, Head & Neck, GYN



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Reema Ishteiwy, MD, PhD

Hometown: Centennial, Colorado

Undergraduate: University of Colorado at Boulder, B.S. Molecular Biology

Graduate: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Ph.D. Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology

Medical School: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Internship:  Rutgers New Jersey School of Medicine - General Surgery

Personal Interests: Traveling, working out, trying new restaurants

Clinical Interests: Radiobiology, Women in Medicine, Global Health, CNS, Head & Neck


Teessa Kuruvilla, MD

Hometown: Bharananganam, Kerala, India

Advanced Degree: Christian Medical College Vellore, India, Post-Graduate Diploma In Family Medicine

Medical School: Kottayam Medical College, Kerala, India

Internship: Mercy Catholic Medical Center, Philadelphia, General Surgery

Personal Interests: Family time, Home decor, Indoor garden, Scrapbooking, Worship, Movies

Clinical Interests: Head and Neck, Lung, Palliative



Salman Syed, MD, MBA

Hometown: Niskayuna, New York

Undergraduate: Union College, B.S. Chemistry, B.S. Philosophy

Graduate: Clarkson/Union University, M.B.A. Healthcare Administration

Medical School: Albany Medical College

Internship: Lenox Hill Hospital - General Surgery

Personal Interests: Kayaking, Pickleball, Spending time with my Cat

Clinical Interests: Brachytherapy, Head & Neck, Thoracic, Gastrointestinal



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William Oliver, MD

Hometown: Mount Airy, Maryland

Undergraduate: Drexel University, Bachelors of Science

Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine

Internship: Eastern Virginia Medical School - General Surgery

Personal Interests: Hiking, Cooking, Movies, Computers

Clinical Interests: CNS, Head & Neck, Thoracic, Gastrointestinal, Palliative



G. C. South Whitt, MD

Hometown: Owingsville, Kentucky

Undergraduate: Morehead State University, B.S. Biomedical Sciences

Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine

Internship: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine – Internal Medicine

Personal Interests: Spending time with family, watching sports, playing golf, playing guitar, and attempting various DIY projects

Clinical Interests: CNS, Lung, Breast, Prostate