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Current Residents

First Year Residents

Bridget Driscoll, MD
  Bridget Driscoll, MD
Medical School: Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
College: Harvard University
Hometown: Hingham, MA
Current Home: Wicker Park - Chicago, IL
Career interests: Undecided
     
Shi Yang, MD
  Shi Yang, MD
Medical School: University of Toledo School of Medicine
College: University of Pennsylvania
Hometown: Toledo, OH
Current Home: West Loop - Chicago, IL
Career interests: Undecided
     
Zach Fridirici, MD
  Zach Fridirici, MD
Medical School: Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
College: University of Wisconsin Madison
Hometown: Brookfield, WI
Current Home: Lakeview - Chicago, IL
Career interests: Undecided
     

Second Year Residents

Ryan McSpadden, MD
  Ryan McSpadden, MD
Medical School: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
College: University of Notre Dame
Hometown: Wilmington, DE
Current Home: Bucktown - Chicago, IL
Career interests: Undecided
     
Lauren Lininger, MD
  Lauren Murrill, MD
Medical School: Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
College: Michigan State
Hometown: Northville, MI
Current Home: West Loop - Chicago, IL
Career interests: Undecided
     
Jason Bell, MD
  Jason Bell, MD
Medical School:  Drexel University School of Medicine
College: University of Alaska
Hometown:  Anchorage, AK
Current Home:  South Loop - Chicago, IL
Career Interests:  Undecided

Third Year Residents

Seth Kay, MD
  Seth Kay, MD
Medical School: Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
College: University of Southern California
Hometown: Palmdale, California
Current Home: Ukranian Village - Chicago, IL
Career interests: Undecided
     
Mike Loochtan, MD
  Mike Loochtan, MD
Medical School: The University of Toledo College of Medicine
College: Miami University
Hometown: Columbus, OH
Current Home: Lakeview - Chicago, IL
Career interests: Undecided
     
James Martin, MD
  James Martin, MD
Medical School:  Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
College: University of Notre Dame
Hometown:  St. Louis, MO
Current Home:  Wicker Park - Chicago, IL
Career Interests:  Head & Neck, General Otolaryngology

Fourth Year Residents

Sahar Nadimi, MD
  Sahar Nadimi, MD
Medical School: University of Illinois- Chicago College of Medicine
College: Northwestern University
Hometown: Hoffman Estates, IL
Current Home: River North - Chicago, IL
Career interests: Facial Plastics Surgery
     
Jeff Hotaling, MD
  Jeff Hotaling, MD
Medical School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
College: Dartmouth College
Hometown: Hinsdale, IL
Current Home: Wicker Park - Chicago, IL
Career interests: Head & Neck Surgery
     
Joshua M. Sappington, MD
  Joshua M. Sappington, MD
Medical School:  Saint Louis University School of Medicine
College:  Illinois College
Hometown:  Galesburg, IL then Bloomington, IL
Current Home:  South Loop - Chicago, IL
Career Interests:  Neurotology/Otology

Fifth Year Residents

Evan Greenbaum, MD
  Evan Greenbaum, MD
Medical School: Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
College: Dartmouth College
Hometown: Munster, IN
Current Home: River Forest, IL
Career Interests: Fellowship - Head & Neck Surgery & Microvascular Reconstruction - University Hospitals Case Medical Center, OH
     
Muhamad Amine, MD
  Muhamad Amine, MD
Medical School: St. Louis University School of Medicine
College: Loyola University of Chicago
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Current Home: Palos Hills, IL
Career Interests: Fellowship - Rhinology & Skull Base Surgery - Weill Cornell Medical College, NY
     
Nadia Caballero, MD
  Nadia Caballero, MD
Medical school: University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
College: Northeastern Illinois University
Current Home: Park Ridge, IL
Career Interests: Fellowship - Rhinology & Skull Base Surgery - Sinus & Nasal Institute of Florida, FL

Alumni

Class of 2013

Ryan Burgette, MD
  Ryan Burgette, MD
Medical School: Chicago Medical School
College: University of Illinois
Hometown: Naperville, IL
Private Practice (Naperville, IL)
     
     
Eric Thorpe, MD
  Eric Thorpe, MD
Medical School: The Ohio State University
College: The Ohio State University
Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
Head and Neck Fellowship: University of Cincinnati

Class of 2012

Brent J. Benscoter, MD
  Brent J. Benscoter, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri - Columbia
College: University of Missouri - Columbia
Hometown: Springfield, MO
Fellowship in Neurotology/Skull Base Surgery - Michigan Ear Institute
     
Avinash Mantravadi, MD
  Avinash Mantravadi, MD
Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine
College: Indiana University- Bloomington
Hometown: Fort Wayne, IN
Fellowship in Advanced Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery/Microvascular Reconstruction- University of Miami
Academic Practice: Indiana University
     
Amy Pittman, MD
  Amy Pittman, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri - Columbia
College: William Jewell College
Hometown: Saint Joseph, MO
Fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery- Oregon Health & Science University
Academic Practice - Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL

Class of 2011

James J. Jaber, MD, PhD
  James J. Jaber, MD, PhD
Medical School: Albany Medical College
Graduate School: University of California, Irvine (Department of Chemistry)
College: University of California, Davis
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Fellowship in Head and Neck Surgery- University of Pittsburgh
Academic Practice - Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL
     
Matthew L. Kircher, MD
  Matthew L. Kircher, MD
Medical School: Rush Medical College
College: Eastern Illinois University
Hometown: Ramsey, IL (pop. 1200)
Fellowship in Neurotology/Skull Base Surgery- Michigan Ear Institute
Academic Practice - Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL
     
Carl Moeller, MD
  Carl Moeller, MD
Medical School: Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
College: College of the Holy Cross
Hometown: Winnetka, IL
Private Practice - Hartford, Connecticut

Class of 2010

Kelly Cunningham, MD
  Kelly Cunningham, MD
Medical School: Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
College: Northern Illinois University
Fellowship in Advanced Head & Neck Oncology/Microvascular Reconstruction- Vanderbilt University
Private Practice- The Carle Foundation, Urbana, IL
     
Adam J. Mariotti, MD
  Adam J. Mariotti, MD
Medical School: Jefferson Medical College
College: University of Pennsylvania
Private Practice- Philadelphia, PA
     
Ryan G. Porter, Sr., MD
  Ryan G. Porter, Sr., MD
Medical School: Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
College: Baylor University
Fellowship in Neurotology/Skull Base Surgery- Michigan Ear Institute
Private Practice- The Carle Foundation, Urbana, IL

Class of 2009

Timothy J. Hughes, MD
  Timothy J. Hughes, MD
Medical School: Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
College: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Private Practice- Chicago, IL
     
Devyani Lal, MD
  Devyani Lal, MD
Medical School: Lady Hardinge Medical College
Hometown: New Delhi, India
Fellowship in Rhinology- Stanford University
Academic Practice - Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ
     
Laura E.T. Hetzler, MD
  Laura E.T. Hetzler, MD
Medical School: Louisiana State University New Orleans
College: Loyola University New Orleans
Fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery- University of California- Davis
Academic Practice - Louisiana State University- New Orleans, LA

Class of 2008

Neena Agarwal, MD
  Neena Agarwal, MD
Medical School: University of Nebaska Medical Center
College: University of Pennsylvania
Facial Plastic Surgery Fellowship
Private Practice- Chicago, IL
     
Samuel Kerns, MD
  Samuel Kerns, MD
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University
College: Case Western Reserve University
Private Practice - Cleveland, OH
     
Troy Donovan Woodard, MD
  Troy Donovan Woodard, MD
Medical School: Johns Hopkins University
College: Depaul University
Rhinology Fellowship - Medical College of Georgia Hospital
Academic Practice- Cleveland Clinic, OH

Class of 2007

Rafael Quinonez, MD, PhD
  Rafael Quinonez, MD, PhD
Medical School: University of Puerto Rico
Graduate School: University of Iowa (Audiology)
College: Washington University
Private Practice- California
     
  Rita M. Schuman (McGranahan), MD
Medical School: St. Louis University School of Medicine
College: St. Louis University
Private Practice - St. Louis, MO
     
Mobeen Shirazi, MD
  Mobeen Shirazi, MD
Medical School: Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
College: Marquette University
Facial Plastic Surgery Fellowship - McCollough Plastic Surgery Clinic, AL
Private Practice- Barrington, IL

 Class of 2006

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  Margie Beauchamp, MD
Private Practice - Georgia

 

 

     
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  Joseph Scianna, MD
Private Practice- Illinois
     
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  Chad Zender, MD
Advanced Head & Neck Oncology/Microvascular Fellowship- Vanderbilt
Academic Practice- University Hospitals Case Medical Center

 

 

 

 

 

Last Reviewed: Sept. 18, 2013

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