Meet Our Residents

PGY-1

Parmis Fatih, MD

  • Hometown: Istanbul, Turkey 
  • Medical School: Koc University SOM, Turkey
  • Professional interests: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Neuromodulation, Mood Disorders 
  • Hobbies: Dancing, baking, eating, traveling, skiing 

Rukan Huq, MD

  • Hometown: Houston, TX
  • Undergraduate: The University of Texas at Austin
  • Medical School: Texas A&M University COM
  • Professional interests: Forensic Psychiatry, Sleep Medicine, Adult Inpatient Psychiatry, Global Mental Health
  • Hobbies: Reading, soccer, movies, music, puzzles, but most importantly eating and napping

Emmad Karmouta, MD

  • Hometown: Laguna Beach, CA
  • Undergraduate: University of California, Davis
  • Medical School: Chicago Medical School - Rosalind Franklin University
  • Professional Interests: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Community Psychiatry, Global Mental Health, Refugee Mental Health
  • Hobbies: Basketball, Reading, Movies, Traveling 

Dong Gue (Jimmy) Oh, MD

  • Hometown: Nashville, TN
  • Undergraduate: University of Notre Dame
  • Medical School: Rush Medical College
  • Professional interests: Outpatient Psychiatry, Consult-Liaison Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Hobbies: Dancing, cooking, movies, gym, video games, going out with friends

Samir Sarda, DO, MPH

  • Hometown: Atlanta, GA
  • Undergraduate: Georgetown University
  • Graduate: Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health
  • Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine-Georgia
  • Professional interests: Outpatient Adult Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Suicide prevention, Community-level mental health interventions
  • Hobbies: Sports (basketball, tennis, soccer), attending live music shows, dining with friends

Lauren Schumacher, MD

  • Hometown: Lancaster, PA
  • Undergraduate: Temple University
  • Medical school: Geisinger Commonwealth SOM
  • Professional interests: Public/Community Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Healthcare Disparities 
  • Hobbies: violin, photography, baking, camping/hiking, binging true crime docs and podcasts, exploring new places and food

Marzia Shah, MD

  • Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT
  • Undergraduate: Arizona State University 
  • Medical School: University of Arizona COM - Phoenix
  • Professional interests: Inpatient Psychiatry, Interventional Psychiatry, and Addiction Psychiatry
  • Hobbies: Hiking, skiing, reading, and visiting national parks!

Cadence Trapini, MD

  • Hometown: Scotia, NY 
  • Undergraduate: St Lawrence University
  • Medical School: Stony Brook SOM
  • Professional interests: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, LGBTQ+ Mental Health, Psychotherapy
  • Hobbies: drawing & painting, spending time outside, cooking, working out, and trying new restaurants with friends!
PGY-2

Pooja Agarwal, MD

  • Hometown: Chicago, IL
  • Undergraduate: Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Medical School: University of Illinois COM
  • Professional Interests: Outpatient psychiatry, Community Psychiatry, Addiction psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry
  • Hobbies: Cooking, keeping my new garden alive, buying houseplants, spending time by the lake

Cameron Calloway, MD

  • Hometown: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Undergraduate: Oklahoma City University
  • Medical School: Saint Louis University SOM
  • Professional Interests: Community Psychiatry, LGBTQ+ Mental Health, and Psychotherapy
  • Hobbies: Movies, reading (fiction and memoir), podcasts, yoga, and eating seafood (especially catfish) is pretty great

Jacob Cross, MD

  • Hometown: Davis, CA
  • Undergraduate: Tulane University
  • Medical School: Tulane University SOM
  • Professional Interests: Immigrant mental health, PTSD, Consult-Liaison Psychiatry, Neuromodulation
  • Hobbies: drums, glass blowing, running, amateur ukulele

Taymaz Joneydian, MD

  • Hometown: Toronto, Canada
  • Undergraduate: York University, Toronto
  • Medical School: Wayne State University SOM
  • Professional Interests: Forensic Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, Outpatient Psychiatry and Consult-Liaison Psychiatry
  • Hobbies: poetry, history, movies, food, traveling, video games

Kirk McCall, MD

  • Hometown: Orlando, FL
  • Undergraduate: Xavier University of Louisiana
  • Medical School: Saint Louis University SOM
  • Professional Interests: Addiction Medicine, Psychotherapy, Health Disparities
  • Hobbies: Playing basketball, collecting sneakers and vinyl’s, playing the saxophone, watching and reading anything Star Wars related, eating all the pizza Chicago has to offer

J. Cody Naughton, MD

  • Hometown: Buffalo, NY
  • Undergraduate: University of Pittsburgh
  • Medical School: University at Buffalo SOM
  • Professional Interests: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Forensic Psychiatry, Community Psychiatry
  • Hobbies: cooking and finding new recipes, watching Buffalo sports, and finding new art and artists

Andrew Schiller, DO

  • Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
  • Undergraduate: Boston University
  • Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences COMP
  • Professional Interests: Psychotherapy, Depressive Disorders,  Adult Outpatient Psychiatry
  • Hobbies: bicycling, salsa dancing, hunting for free food

Chadwick Yip, MD

  • Hometown: St. Louis, MO
  • Undergraduate: University of Missouri - Kansas City
  • Medical School: University of Missouri - Kansas City SOM
  • Professional Interests: Outpatient Adult Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychotherapy
  • Hobbies:  Driving my Mazda Miata in autocross, track days, and time attack events when it’s not broken. I also enjoy playing video games (PC of course) and scoping out the best egg tarts in Chinatown.

PGY-3

Tirsit Berhanu, MD

  • Hometown: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Undergraduate: University of Chicago
  • Medical School: Rush Medical College
  • Professional interests: Outpatient Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, Global Mental Health
  • Hobbies: Eating, TV, cooking, hiking

Dongho (Damian) Gwak, MD

  • Hometown: Athens, GA
  • Undergraduate: Rice University
  • Medical School: Texas A&M COM
  • Professional interests: Outpatient Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychotherapy
  • Hobbies: Ice cream (Jeni’s, Rakki cafe), eating out (Chinatown, Bib Gourmand), going to the gym (when I can), guitar (hobbyist), video games, watching TV

Linda Nix, MD

  • Hometown: Naperville, IL
  • Undergraduate: University of California - Berkeley
  • Graduate: MPH, Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine
  • Medical School: Tulane University SOM
  • Professional interests: Community Psychiatry, Health Disparities, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Integrative Medicine
  • Hobbies: Dancing, singing, knitting/Knitflix, growing an indoor jungle out of house plants, traveling, and scuba diving

Bianca Patel, MD

  • Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
  • Undergraduate: Case Western Reserve University
  • Medical School: Frank H. Netter SOM at Quinnipiac University
  • Professional Interests: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Women’s Mental Health, Consult-Liaison Psychiatry
  • Hobbies: Tennis, cooking, eating!, and basking in the sun

Matteo Respino, MD

  • Hometown: Mondovì, Italy
  • Medical School: Faculty of Medicine, University of Genoa, Italy
  • Professional interests: Geriatric Psychiatry, Palliative Care Medicine, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Hobbies: Bouldering, exploring climbing gyms, spinning, spending time with significant other and friends, going to ancient book fairs, reading American and Italian literature, history of psychiatry, and psychopathology 

Rayyan Sami, MD

  • Hometown: Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Undergraduate: University of Michigan
  • Medical School: Indiana University SOM
  • Professional interests: Neuropsychiatry, Forensics, and Addiction Medicine
  • Hobbies: acrylic painting, spray painting, weightlifting, and running

Neha Sharma, MD

  • Hometown: Hicksville, NY
  • Undergraduate: SUNY Buffalo
  • Medical School: SUNY Buffalo
  • Professional interests: Adult Inpatient Psychiatry and Consult Liaison
  • Hobbies: Tennis, puzzles, coloring books, nature walks, baking, reading, watching TV

Neal Swartz, MD

  • Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
  • Undergraduate: Miami University
  • Medical School: University of Toledo COM
  • Professional Interests: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis, and Forensic Psychiatry
  • Hobbies: reading, traveling, skiing, sailing

PGY-4

Alan Akira, MD

  • Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
  • Undergraduate: University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Medical School: University of South Alabama COM
  • Professional Interests: Adult Inpatient Psychiatry, Adult Psychotherapy, Healthcare Disparities, Physical Health and Wellness
  • Hobbies: Weightlifting, Martial arts philosophy, cooking, eating, video games 

Aniruddha Deka, MBBS

  • Hometown: Guwahati, India; Chicago, IL
  • Medical School: Gauhati Medical College
  • Professional Interests: Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry, Outpatient Psychiatry
  • Hobbies: Movies, reading fiction usually of the Sci-Fi/fantasy genre, traveling and eating (can’t really cook though!)

Josh Eloge, MD

  • Hometown: Sioux Falls, SD
  • Undergraduate: North Park University
  • Medical School: Rush Medical College
  • Professional Interests: Neuropsychiatry, Neuromodulation, Forensic Psychiatry
  • Hobbies: Going to Lincoln Park Zoo w/ my twin 2-yo daughters, microbrew IPAs, all of the Mexican food, binging Netflix shows with my wife in the category “strong female leads in a murder mystery from BBC” (not actual category, but there are so many of these shows!)

Phillip Henry, MD

  • Hometown: Chicago, IL
  • Undergraduate: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Medical School: Saint Louis University SOM
  • Professional Interests: Addiction Psychiatry, Consult/Liaison Psychiatry, Child/Adolescent Psych
  • Hobbies: Sustainable gardening, writing and performing music, the culinary arts, camping and hiking.

David Rizk, MD

  • Hometown: Mobile, AL
  • Undergraduate: Tulane University
  • Medical School: University of South Alabama COM
  • Professional Interests: Outpatient Adult Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis, Psychotherapy, Physical Health and Wellness
  • Hobbies:  Weightlifting, grilling out, surfing, watersports, beach, being a tourist, travel, movies, TV (G.O.T., Westworld, LOST, Scrubs, Archer), music (EDM, classic rock), going out with friends. 

Shireen Samson, MBBS

  • Hometown: Trichy, India
  • Medical School: Christian Medical College, Vellore
  • Professional Interests: Women’s Mental Health, Community Psychiatry, Global Mental Health
  • Hobbies: Baking- cakes, cupcakes and pretty much anything sweet; visiting U.S. National Parks; traveling; watching British period dramas. 

Faraz Sultan, MD, PhD

  • Hometown: Naperville, IL
  • Undergraduate: Rice University
  • Graduate: University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Medical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham SOM
  • Professional Interests: Outpatient Psychiatry, Academic and Translational Neuroscience, Neurotechnology
  • Hobbies: Nonfiction literature, video games, resisting Netflix (and usually failing)

Eric Tiede, MD

  • Hometown: Chicago, IL
  • Undergraduate: Carleton College
  • Medical School: Rush Medical College
  • Professional Interests: Outpatient Psychiatry, Trauma
  • Hobbies: Ice hockey, tacos, yoga, pools, podcasts, naps