Meet Our Fellows

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Derrick Lam, MD

Derrick Lam, MD was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He completed his internal medicine training at the CIFC/GDCHC program based out of Danbury, Connecticut. His professional interests are rooted in primary care, deprescribing and improving access to care via in-home visits. As a geriatrician, Lam aims to individualize medical care and to maximize independence with each geriatric patient. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, attending concerts, and trying new foods. He also dabbles with cars, motorcycles and watches.
Aung Min, MD
Aung Min, MD was born and raised in Yangon, Myanmar. Min earned his M.B.,B.S. degree from University of Medicine 1, Yangon, Myanmar in 2014. He came to the U.S. to continue medical education in 2011 and lived in SoCal before moving to Chicago for residency in 2019. Min finished Family Medicine residency at Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center of Chicago/Jackson Park Hospital Program in 2022, and gained interest in care for elderly after going to Senior Health Clinic during residency. Geriatric care became Min’s passion and he wanted to learn more about the geriatric population. He came to realize that caring for the elderly is essential in our community since there are growing numbers of aging population with inadequate geriatricians to take care of them. Min would like to fill the gap of doctor-patient ratio and wants the elderly to enjoy quality life with their loved ones. Besides medicine, he enjoys photography, outdoor activities like hiking, traveling, etc., and soccer.

Sariya Z. Siddiqi, MD

Sariya Z. Siddiqi is from Naperville, IL. She completed medical school at Ross University, then completed residency in Family Medicine at Rush Copley in Aurora, Illinois. Her geriatric rotations through medical school and experiences during residency sparked her interest in the longitudinal approach to geriatric medicine. She was able to complete research regarding the association of literacy and purpose in life in older community-dwelling African Americans. Siddiqi hopes to balance a career in primary care with work in skilled nursing facilities. She is very passionate about health equity and research to meet the ever-changing needs of our aging population. Outside of work, she enjoys creating abstract art on canvas with acrylic paints. Her other hobbies include sketching and furniture DIY projects with a special interest in mid-century modern furniture restoration.

Mohamed Yussif, MD

Mohamed Yussif completed an Infectious Disease Fellowship at Loyola Medical Center. He really enjoyed working with the elderly population and pursued a Geriatric Fellowship. Outside of medicine, he is interested in tasting different authentic foods, and outdoor activities including kayaking, hiking, and camping.
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