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Current Residents

Chief Residents

  • Katrina Burns, MD
  • Amy R. Corcoran, MD
PGY 1
  • Jerry F. Benzl, MD
  • Med School:University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • Undergraduate: B.A., University of California, CA. Applied Math and Economics.
  • Masters: M.A., University of California, CA. Mathematical Behavioral Science
  • Hometown:Laguna Niguel, CA
  • Psychiatry Interests:Law and Psychiatry, Social and Public Psychiatry, Ethics, and Inpatient Psychiatry
  • General Interests:International travel, gardening, concerts at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and oyster bars!
  • Brandi Jackson, MD
  • Med School:Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • Undergraduate:BS, Cornell University, NY. Human Development. Minor in Biology.
  • Masters: M.A., Northwestern University, IL. Medical Humanities and Bioethics.
  • Hometown:Twinsburg, Ohio
  • Psychiatry Interests:Psychosomatic Medicine, Biomedical Ethics, Psychotic Disorders, Cultural Psychiatry, Academic Medicine
  • Other Interests:Hosting Dinner Parties, Shameless reality television, Interior Design
  • Jenifer Lloyd, MD
  • Med School:University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • Undergraduate: B.A., New York University, NY. French.
  • Hometown:Tinley Park, IL
  • Psychiatry Interests:General adult psychiatry and psychosis, but overall open-minded!
  • Other Interests:Reading, dessert, one-on-one conversations with friends and family, foreign languages, music, mindfulness
  • Mayurika Pise, MD, MPH, PhD
  • Med School:Topiwala National Medical College
  • Undergraduate:MPH, The University of Texas SPH, TX. Epidemiology.
  • Ph.D., University of Texas, TX. Epidemiology, minor Behavioral Science and Biostatistics
  • Eric Reed, MD
  • Med School:Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH
  • Undergraduate:B.A., Georgetown University, Washington DC. English
  • Hometown:Dayton, OH
  • Psychiatry Interests:Neuropsychiatry, Psychosis, Integrated Care
  • Other Interests:Tennis, reading, writing, lifting, experimenting in the kitchen, Cincinnati Bengals
  • Surya Sabhapathy, MD, MPH
  • Med School:University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Undergraduate:B.S., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. Brain, Behavior, & Cognitive Science; Evolutionary Anthropology
  • MPH, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI. Environmental Health Science.
  • Hometown:Northville, MI
  • Psychiatry Interests:Child/adolescent psychiatry, public health, primary prevention of mental health issues, integration with primary care.
  • Other Interests:Cooking, reading, exploring Chicago on foot, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  • Brian J. Salzverg, MD
  • Med School:Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Miami, FL
  • Undergraduate:B.S., University of Miami, Miami, FL. Psychology.
  • Andreea Seicean, MD, MPH, PhD
  • Med School:Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH
  • Undergraduate: B.A., Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH. Public Health.
  • MPH, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH. Public Health.
  • Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH. Health Service Research.
  • Hometown:Cleveland, OH
  • Psychiatry Interests:Outcomes, cost, comparative effectiveness, quality improvement, biostatistics
  • Other Interests:Cooking, tennis, travel
  • Tammy Tamayo, MD, PhD
  • Med School:University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • PhD:University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL, Physiology and Biophysics
  • Undergraduate:B.S., University of California at Davis, Davis, CA. Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior. Materials Science and Engineering.
  • M.S., University of California at Davis, Davis, CA. Materials Science and Engineering.
  • Victor G. Tarson III, MD
  • Med School:University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX
  • Undergraduate: B.S., Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX. Biological Sciences.
PGY 2
  • Stefan M. Bumol, MD
  • Med School:Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
  • Undergraduate: B.A, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, Medicine, Health and Society
  • Hometown: Indianapolis, IN
  • Psychiatry Interests:Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, Cultural Psychiatry, General Adult Psychiatry
  • Other Interests: Live Music, Guitar, Nature, Basketball, Computers
  • H. Christopher Karanikas, DO
  • Med School:Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Kansas City, MO
  • Undergraduate: B.S./B.A, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, Biology and Psychology
  • Hometown:Charlotte, NC
  • Psychiatry Interests:General, Forensic, and Consult/Liaison Psychiatry, Tele-psychiatry
  • Other Interests:Running, aviation, cooking, exploring the various restaurants and venues throughout Chicago, and traveling
  • Daniel J. Lee, MD
  • Med School:University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • Undergraduate:B.S, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, Biology
  • Hometown:Naperville, IL
  • Psychiatry Interests:Neuropsychiatry, phenomenology
  • Other Interests: Chicago Cubs, soccer, Saul Bellow, ramen noodles
  • Nathan P. Schulz, MD
  • Med School:Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH
  • Undergraduate:B.S./B.A, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, Biology and German
  • Hometown: Iowa City, IA
  • Psychiatry Interests:Neuropsychiatry, forensics and addictions
  • Other Interests:Plays the piano, cooking, travel, sell antiques, and likes to do home improvements.
  • Hugh K. Seller, MD
  • Med School: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • Undergraduate:B.S., Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, Biology and Psychology
  • Hometown:Valparaiso, IN
  • Psychiatry Interests:Psychoanalysis
  • Other Interests:Art
  • Angela D. Shrestha, MD
  • Med School: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, MI
  • Undergraduate: B.S., Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, Medical Technology
  • Hometown: Saginaw, MI
  • Psychiatry Interests: Cultural Psychiatry, Women's Mental Health, Psychotherapy
  • Other Interests: Traveling, Illy Coffee, Costco
  • Jennifer M. Sprague, MD
  • Med School: Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI
  • Undergraduate: B.S., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Neuroscience and Global Change
  • Hometown: Bloomfield Hills, MI
  • Psychiatry Interests: Consult Liaison, Medical Education, Integrated Care
  • Other Interests: Traveling, farmers markets, spending time with family and friends, cinema
  • Corey J. Thompson, MD
  • Med School: University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • Undergraduate: M.A./B.A., Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, Spanish
  • Hometown: Kalamazoo, MI
  • Psychiatry Interests: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Other Interests: Gardening, travel, cooking, foreign languages
  • Timothy G. Yovankin, MD
  • Med School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science, North Chicago, IL
  • Undergraduate: B.S., Villanova University, Villanova, PA, Finance and Pre-medical
  • Hometown:
  • Psychiatry Interests: Child psychiatry, psychiatry embedded in primary care, psychotherapy
  • Other Interests: Cooking, being outdoors with my dog, Daniel Dennett (his religious writings excluded)
  • John P. Zulueta, MD
  • Med School: Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • Undergraduate: B.A., Harvard University, Boston, MA, East Asian Studies
  • Hometown: San Diego, CA
  • Psychiatry Interests: Adult psychiatry, Mood disorders, Neuropsychiatry
  • Other Interests: Chicago's food scene, Cooking, Scripted television
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PGY 3
  • Sarah E. Anderson, MD
  • Med School: University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • Undergraduate: B.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Psychology
  • Hometown: born in St. Paul, MN. Spent formative years in Streamwood, IL.
  • Psychiatry Interests: Open-minded
  • Other Interests: Playing rugby
  • Iunia Alexandra Dadarlat, MD
  • Med School: Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
  • Undergraduate: B.S., Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, Biomedical Engineering
  • Hometown: West Lafayette, IN
  • Psychiatry Interests: Consults, women's health
  • Other Interests: Eating delicious food, hiking with my dog, travelling
  • Matthew Lee Dominguez, MD
  • Med School: Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • Undergraduate: M.P.H.E.,Northwestern University,Chicago, IL,Publich Health; B.A.,Stanford University, Stanford, CA,Human Biology
  • Hometown: Hobbs, New Mexico
  • Psychiatry Interests: Cultural Psychiatry, Perceptions of Mental Health in the Black and Latino Communities, LGBTQI Mental Health, Tele-Psychiatry and Technological Advances for the Future (Psych? There's an App for that).
  • Other Interests: Public Health
  • Eulogio L. Eclarinal III, MD
  • Med School: Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
  • Undergraduate: B.S., University of Texas-Austin, Austin, TX, Biochemistry
  • Hometown: San Antonio, TX
  • Psychiatry Interests: Still figuring it out, but everything has been interesting so far.
  • Other Interests: Traveling. Spending time with family and friends. Watching and playing tennis.
  • Scott D. Mariouw, MD
  • Med School: Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Miami, FL
  • Undergraduate: B.S., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Cellular and Molecular Biology and Academic Minor in Mathematics
  • Hometown: Ann Arbor, MI
  • Psychiatry Interests: General Adult Psychiatry
  • Other Interests: Travel, card games
  • Ashley A. Mulvihill, MD
  • Med School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science, North Chicago, IL
  • Undergraduate: B.S., University of Illionis, Urbana-Champaign, IL, Psychology
  • Hometown: Carol Stream, IL
  • Psychiatry Interests: Child and adolescent psychiatry
  • Other Interests: Running, dogs
  • A. Victoria Sisson Smrha, MD
  • Med School: University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • Undergraduate: B.A., Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont, Biochemistry; Minor in religion and spanish
  • Hometown: Oak Brook, IL
  • Psychiatry Interests: General Psychiatry, Women's Psychiatry, Cultural Psychiatry, Telepsych
  • Other Interests: Spending time with family, cooking without a recipe, camping and traveling. I enjoy bluegrass music and dancing to cheesy latino pop music in my kitchen. After all, music is the number one ingredient in all recipes! Being a native of Chicago, I also enjoy watching the Blackhawks be awesome! In the summer I frequent lake Michigan to swim and bike and in the winter I like doing art projects/crafts.
  • Vanessa A. Stan, MD
  • Med School: Wayne State University School of Medicine Detroit, MI
  • Undergraduate: M.P.H., Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; M.A., Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL, Medical Sciences; B.A., University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Biology
  • Hometown: Allen Park, MI
  • Psychiatry Interests: Consult-Liaison Psych, Public Health, and Health Disparities
  • Other Interests: Cooking, locally sourced food, exploring new areas of Chicago
  • Emily A.Troyer, MD
  • Med School: The University of Toledo College of Medicine, Toledo, OH
  • Undergraduate: B.A., University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, Psychology
  • Hometown: I grew up in Wooster, Ohio and Edon, Ohio.
  • Psychiatry Interests: My interests in psychiatry are child and adolescent psych, cross-cultural psych, and increasing mental health access to rural and under-served areas through things like telemedicine.
  • Other Interests: My other interests are playing volleyball, learning about other people and cultures (especially the Amish), shopping, youth mentorship, trying new cuisine, and party planning.
  • Laura E. Weaver, MD
  • Med School: Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, College Station, TX
  • Undergraduate: B.S., Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, Biology
  • Hometown: Arlington, TX
  • Psychiatry Interests: Forensics, Addiction
  • Other Interests: Yoga, Cooking, Travel
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PGY 4
  • Katrina Burns, MD
  • Med School: New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
  • Undergraduate: B.S., University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, Microbiology
  • Brandon P. Corbett, DO
  • Med School: University of Pikeville- Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, Pikeville, KY
  • Undergraduate: B.S., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR,Biology
  • Hometown: Fort Smith, Arkansas
  • Psychiatry Interests: General adult psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Addiction
  • Other Interests: Getting active, staying healthy, and being a patriot
  • Amy R. Corcoran, MD
  • Med School: University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • Undergraduate: B.S., Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana,Neuroscience and Biochemistry
  • Hometown: Mount Prospect, IL
  • Psychiatry Interests: Adult Psychiatry, Academic Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry
  • Other Interests: Travel, yoga/pilates, baking, trying new restaurants
  • Frederick Yanfeng Su, MD
  • Med School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH
  • Undergraduate: B.S., University of California, Los Angeles,Los Angeles, CA, Neuroscience, Physiological Science, Psychology
  • Hometown: San Diego, CA; Amoy, China
  • Psychiatry Interests: Neuropsychiatry, forensics
  • Other Interests: Biking, manga, reading
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Specialty Programs PGY 4
 
  • Women’s Mental Health
  • Mallory W. Feng, MD
  • Med School: University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • Undergraduate: M.S., Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, Biology; B.S.,Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, Biology and Society, Psychology
  • Hometown: Gilbert, AZ
  • Psychiatry Interests: Consult/ liaison, women's psychiatry, psychotherapy
  • Other Interests: I enjoy biking on the Lakefront trail, exploring restaurants in Chicago (a couple favorites are the Purple Pig and Lao Beijing), and reading. For those interested in psychotherapy, I highly recommend Irvin Yalom's Love's Executioner.
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Fellows PGY 5
 
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • David Konczal, MD
  • Med School: Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • Undergraduate: University of California at Davis, BS in Molecular and Cellular Biology. Minor : Religious studies
  • Hometown: Mill Valley, California
  • Psychiatry Interests: Addiction Psychiatry
  • Other Interests: Baseball, skiing, nature, reading, good food.
  • Neuropsychiatry
  • Silky Pahlajani, MD
  • New York Medical College, New York, NY.
  • Med School:St. George’s University School of Medicine Grenada, West Indies.
  • Undergraduate: B.S., Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX. Business Administration.
  • Hometown:New York, NY & Houston, TX
  • Psychiatry Interests: Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry- Encephalitis/neuroinflammation, Movement disorders, Dementia, Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Other Interests:Table tennis, jet skiing, Law & Order SVU, board game nights
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