Current Residents

INCOMING RESIDENT CLASS (Starting July 2017)

CONGRATULATIONS AND WELCOME TO THE VANDERBILT OTOLARYNGOLOGY FAMILY!

Nikita Chapurin
Duke University

Seth Davis
Medical College of Wisconsin

Michael Freeman
University of Virginia

Kyle Kimura
University of Kansas

William Scott
University of North Carolina

2016-2017 Otolaryngology Residents

PGY-5 (CHIEF) RESIDENTS

Austin Adams, MD

Hometown: Berwick, LA
Undergraduate: Louisiana State University
Medical School: Tulane University

Irving Basanez, MD

Hometown: Pharr, TX
Undergraduate: Walla Walla University
Medical School: University of Texas at Houston

Meaghan Noud, MD

Hometown: Auburn, CA
Undergraduate: University of California at San Diego
Medical School: University of California at Los Angeles

Robert Yawn, MD

Hometown: St. George, SC
Undergraduate: Furman University
Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina


PGY-4 RESIDENTS

Nicolas-George Katsantonis, MD

Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Undergraduate: University of Notre Dame
Medical School: Loyola University School of Medicine

Christen Lennon, MD

Hometown: Ridgewood, NJ
Undergraduate: New York University
Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

Madeleine Samuelson, MD MPH

Hometown:  Galveston, TX
Undergraduate: University of Texas at Austin
Graduate: University of Texas School of Public Health (MPH)
Medical School: University of Texas at Houston

Maria Geraldine Zuniga Manrique, MD

Hometown: Monterrey, Mexico
Undergraduate/Medical School: Escuela de Medicina Ignacio A. Santos, Monterrey, Mexico


PGY-3 RESIDENTS

Asitha Jayawardena, MD MPH

Hometown:  Mason City, IA
Undergraduate:  Gustavus Adolphus College
Graduate: University of Iowa (MPH)
Medical School: University of Iowa

Charissa Kahue, MD

Hometown: Honolulu, HI
Undergraduate: Chaminade University of Honolulu
Medical School: Vanderbilt University

Priyesh Patel, MD

Hometown: Chicago, IL
Undergraduate: University of Chicago
Medical School: University of Wisconsin

Rod Teasley, MD JD

Hometown: Athens, GA
Undergraduate: US Military Academy (West Point)
Graduate: Harvard Law School (JD)
Medical School: University of Washington

Christopher Lord, MD

Hometown: Keene, NH
Undergraduate: Duke University
Medical School: University of Pittsburg


PGY-2 RESIDENTS

Justin Morse, MD

Hometown:  Little Rock, AR
Undergraduate:  Baylor University
Medical School: University of North Carolina

Ashley Nassiri, MD MBA

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Undergraduate: University of California at Berkeley
Graduate: University of Chicago (MBA)
Medical School: University of Chicago

Justin Shinn, MD

Hometown: Kalispell, MT
Undergraduate: University of Montana
Medical School: University of Washington

C. Burton Wood, MD

Hometown: Nashville, TN
Undergraduate: Lipscomp University
Medical School: University of Tennessee

David Young, MD

Hometown: Bishop, CA
Undergraduate: University of South Carolina
Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina


PGY-1 RESIDENTS

Shanik Fernando, MD

Hometown:  Portland, OR
Undergraduate:  University of Notre Dame
Medical School: Vanderbilt University

Kristen Hovis, MD

Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Undergraduate: Georgetown University
Medical School: Vanderbilt University

Jordan Malenke, MD

Hometown: Chester Springs, PA
Undergraduate: Grove City College
Medical School: Temple University

Sarah Tittman, MD

Hometown: Chilton, WI
Undergraduate: Yale University
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin

Will Morrel, MD

Hometown: Cary, NC
Undergraduate: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Medical School: University of California at San Francisco