Current Residents

R1

Jessica Ch, MD

Jessica Ch, MD

Year: R1
Hometown: West Windsor, NJ
Undergraduate School: Muhlenberg College, Muhlenberg, PA; and Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Medical School: Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, NJ
Internship: Abington Jefferson Health, Internal Medicine Preliminary
Personal Interests: Hiking National Parks, exploring new cities/countries, and playing piano, primarily classical.
Farooq Hassan, DO

Farooq Hassan, DO

Year: R1
Hometown: Langhorne, PA
Undergraduate School: Nova Southeastern University, Davie, FL
Medical School: Nova Southeastern University, Dr. Kiran Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine, Davie, FL
Internship: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine/Holy Cross Health, Transitional Year
Personal Interests: Weightlifting, Playing and watching basketball, playing video games, listening to music.
Edwin Pagan, MD

Edwin Pagan, MD

Year: R1
Hometown: Miami, FL
Undergraduate School: University of Miami, Miami, FL
Medical School: Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: Temple Health, General Surgery
Personal Interests: Running, weight training, baking, cooking, reading, traveling, and salsa dancing.
Casey Ries, DO

Casey Ries, DO

Year: R1
Hometown: Hillsboro, OR and Beaverton, OR
Undergraduate School: Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Blacksburg, VA
Internship: Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News, VA, Transitional Year
Personal Interests: Physical fitness and weight training, golfing, PC building, metal music and shows, and gaming.
Frank Santisi, MD

Frank Santisi, MD

Year: R1
Hometown: Marlton, NJ
Undergraduate School: The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ
Medical School: Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, NJ
Internship: Cooper University Hospital – Internal Medicine Preliminary
Personal Interests: Fitness, sports, trying new restaurants, spending time with family and friends, and spending time at the Jersey shore.

R2

Syed Waqas Ahmad, DO

Syed Waqas Ahmad, DO

Year: R2
Hometown: Islamabad, Pakistan
Undergraduate School: Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Medical School: Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, PA
Internship: Hackensack Meridian Health – Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune City, NJ
Personal Interests: Body building, power lifting, basketball, cars, and technology.
Mark Gedrich, DO

Mark Gedrich, DO

Year: R2
Hometown: Princeton, NJ
Undergraduate School: Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Medical School: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ
Internship: Crozer Chester Medical Center, Upland, PA
Personal Interests: Table tennis, listening to podcasts, and body building.
Philip Li, DO

Philip Li, DO

Year: R2
Hometown: Long Beach, CA
Undergraduate School: University of California, San Diego, CA
Medical School: Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dothan, AL
Internship: Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, OH
Personal Interests: Hiking, exercising, and video games.
Kishan Patel, DO

Kishan Patel, DO

Year: R2
Hometown: Bristol, PA
Undergraduate School: New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), NY
Medical School: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYIT-COM), Old Westbury, NY
Internship: Northwell Mather Hospital, Port Jefferson, NY
Personal Interests: Hiking, landscaping and gardening, and cooking.
Mary Woodruff, DO

Mary Woodruff, DO

Year: R2
Hometown: Danville, PA
Undergraduate School: University of Delaware, Newark, DE, and LaSalle University, Philadelphia, PA
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: Crozer Chester Medical Center, Upland, PA
Personal Interests: Hiking, camping, reading, traveling, yoga and Pilates, and embroidery.

R3

Peter Jang, MD

Peter Jang, MD

Year: R3
Hometown: Warrington, PA
Undergraduate School: Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Medical School: Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Scranton, PA
Residency: Rutgers/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School - Pediatrics
Personal Interests: Basketball, volleyball, weightlifting, playing guitar, singing, traveling, and investing money.
Gabriel Meshekow, DO

Gabriel Meshekow, DO

Year: R3
Hometown: New Haven, CT
Undergraduate School: University of Miami, FL
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Bradenton, FL
Internship: St. Petersburg General Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL
Personal Interests: Stand-up comedy, home improvement projects, basketball, golf, and travel.
Paras Patel, MD

Paras Patel, MD

Year: R3
Hometown: New Brunswick, NJ
Undergraduate School: New York University, New York, NY
Medical School: Rowan University School of Medicine, Stratford, NJ
Internship: Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Upland, PA
Personal Interests: Tennis, photography, hiking, consumer electronics, teaching, tutoring, and mentoring.
Anthony Santisi, MD

Anthony Santisi, MD

Year: R3
Hometown: Voorhees, NJ
Undergraduate School: The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ
Medical School: Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, NJ
Internship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Personal Interests: Weightlifting, fishing, hockey, Philadelphia professional sports, world cuisine in the Philadelphia area.
Samantha Snyder, DO

Samantha Snyder, DO

Year: R3
Hometown: Wynnewood, PA
Undergraduate School: Penn State University, State College, PA
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Upland, PA
Personal Interests: Playing in a Philadelphia kickball league, walking rescue dogs, indoor cycling, running, hiking, cooking healthy meals, spending time with family and friends.

R4

Titilope O. Aluko, MD

Titilope O. Aluko, MD

Year: R4
Hometown: Ibadan, Nigeria
Undergraduate School: University of Colorado, Denver, CO
Medical School: Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, NJ
Internship: Rutgers – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School – General Surgery - Preliminary
Personal Interests: Volunteer work, reading books, coaching and playing soccer, and playing video games especially FIFA.
Vishaal Gudla, MD

Vishaal Gudla, MD

Year: R4
Hometown: Staten Island, NY
Undergraduate School: Drexel University College of Arts and Sciences, Philadelphia, PA
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
Personal Interests: Tennis, running, and traveling.
Justin Junus, DO

Justin Junus, DO

Year: R4
Hometown: Bellflower, CA
Undergraduate School: University of California, Los Angeles, CA (UCLA)
Medical School: Touro University California, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Vallejo, CA
Internship: Hahnemann University Hospital – Internal Medicine Preliminary
Personal Interests: Cycling and photography.
Matthew R. Knouse, MD

Matthew R. Knouse, MD

Year: R4
Hometown: Fort Belvoir, VA
Undergraduate School: Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove and Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Medical School: Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA – Preliminary Surgery
Personal Interests: Physical fitness, athletics, sports, nutrition, reading, current events and politics, investing, listening to podcasts, live music, and ancient history.
Ankit Mohla, DO

Ankit Mohla, DO

Year: R4
Hometown: Folsom, CA
Undergraduate School: University of California, Los Angeles, CA (UCLA)
Graduate School: Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Medical School: Kansas City University, Kansas City, MO
Internship: St. Agnes Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Personal Interests: Hiking, indoor rock climbing and bouldering, mountain biking, skiing, reading about astronomy, and cooking new recipes.