Postresidency Placements

Our residents go on to rewarding careers at sites ranging from small community clinics to major research universities. Many choose to stay in Buffalo for fellowships and clinical positions, joining our area’s active, ever-growing community.

2020
Melinda Armstead Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
University of California, Davis
Charles Camp, MD Faculty
University at Buffalo
Jill Frodey, MD Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
University at Buffalo
Elizabeth Lucaj, MD Faculty
University at Buffalo
Jamie Mash, MD TBD
Erik Radick, MD Outpatient psychiatry
St. Luke's Physician Group, Philadelphia
Samantha Salem, MD Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
Duke University
Raymond St. Marie, MD Outpatient psychiatry
Western New York Veteran's Affairs Hospital
Sal Viglietta, MD Inpatient psychiatry
Traditions Behavioral Health Santa Barbara
2019
Leeshi Feldman, MD Private practice
Miami, Fla.
Natalie Gugino, MD Consultation liaison psychiatry fellowship
George Washington University
Byung San Kwak, MD Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
University at Buffalo
Andrea Paultsch-Buckingham Outpatient psychiatry
WNY VA Health Care System
Zachary Puca, MD Faculty
University at Buffalo
Christina Stuart, MD Inpatient psychiatry
California Psychiatric Transitions MHRC
2018
Bavneet Kaur Gujral, MD Faculty
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Kiran Khalid, MBBS Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
University at Buffalo
Simon Lucaj, MD Faculty
Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine
New York, N.Y.
Bernette Lucaj, MD Outpatient psychiatrist and faculty
Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine
New York, N.Y.
Amber Saunders Parden, MD Child and adolescent psychiatry
University at Buffalo
Brian Zachariah, MD Faculty
South Texas Behavioral Health Program
2017
Isuan Askikhia, MD Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
University at Buffalo
Kelly Jaziri, MD Private practice
Norwich Psychiatric Center
Norwich, Conn.
Lovejit Kaur, MBBS Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
University at Buffalo         
Megan McLeod, MD Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
University of Oregon
Portland, Ore.
Adelia Sazanov, MD, DO

Private practice

Julia Shakh, MD Inpatient psychiatry
WNY VA Health Care System
Albert Thomas, MD Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
University at Buffalo
2016
Joseph Cestero, MD Staff physician
Veteran’s Affairs Hospital
Charleston, S.C.
Lauren Derhodge, DO Faculty
University at Buffalo
Sarah Gibbons, MBBChBAO Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
University at Buffalo
Jessica Grudzien, MD Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
University at Buffalo
Laura Hanrahan, MD Faculty
University at Buffalo
Melissa Heffler, MD Forensic psychiatry fellowship
University at Buffalo
Rebecca Hicks, MD Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
University at Buffalo
Thomas Veeder, MD Faculty
Oregon Health and Sciences University
Portland, Ore.
Lauren Zohler, DO Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
Children’s National Medical Center
Washington, D.C.
2015
Bridget Casey, DO Forensic psychiatry fellowship
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio
Ah Young Kim, MD Child and adolescent psychiatry program
New York University
New York, N.Y.
Joshua Russell, MD Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
University at Buffalo
f2014
Chandrika Balgobin, DO Psychosomatic fellowship
Georgetown University
Washington, D.C.
Amr Beltagui, MD Inpatient psychiatrist
Norfolk Regional Center
Norfolk, Neb.
Stephanie Beneski-Barlow, DO Inpatient psychiatrist
Unity Behavioral Health
Rochester, N.Y.
Ramnarine Boodoo, MBBS Child and dolescent psychiatry fellowship
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, N.M.
Allison Dailey, MD Inpatient and outpatient psychiatrist
Adena Medical Center
Chillicothe, Ohio
Poonamdeep Gill, MD Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
University of Chicago
Chicago, Ill.
Khyati Khotari, MBBS Faculty
University at Buffalo
Aditi Parashar, MBBS Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
University at Buffalo
Joshna Singh, MBBS Faculty
University at Buffalo
Aryan Wahab, MD Inpatient and outpatient psychiatrist
Rouge Valley Hospital
Toronto, Ontario
2013
Muneer Ali, DO Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
University at Buffalo
Michael DiGiacomo, MD Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
University at Buffalo
Maria Mariano, MD Psychosomatic fellowship program
University of California
Los Angeles, Calif.
Nick Mathew, MBBChBAO Addiction fellowship program
Yale University
New Haven, Conn.
Melissa Perry, MD Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
University at Buffalo
Karen Reimers, MD Outpatient psychiatrist
Mayo Clinic Health System
Eau Claire, Wis.
Liju Varghese, MBBS Outpatient psychiatrist
Novant Medical Group
Thomasville, N.C.
2012
Deepti Chopra, MBBS, MPH Psychosomatic fellowship
Yale University
New Haven, Conn.
Peter Clark, DO Child and adolescent fellowship
Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine
Hamilton, N.J.
Seema Dewani, MBBS Outpatient psychiatrist
Mayo Clinic Health System
Austin, Minn.
Biswarup Ghosh, MBBS Faculty
University at Buffalo
Michael Godzala, MD            Partial hospitalization program
Kaleida Health Care System
Buffalo, N.Y.
Ritu Goel, MBBS Child and adolescent fellowship
University at Buffalo
Jarod Masci, MD Assertive community treatment program
Lakeshore Behavioral Health
Buffalo, N.Y.
Annemarie Mikowski, DO      Faculty
University at Buffalo
2011
Laura De Mento, MD Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Long Island, N.Y.
Zhanna Elberg, MD Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
University at Buffalo
Emily Gavett, MD Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, N.Y.
Peter Martin, MD Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
University of Rochester
Rochester, N.Y.
Shrenik Parekh, MBBS Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
University of Oregon
Eugene, Ore.
Sachin Relia, MBBS Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wis.
Rebecca Schaeffer, MD Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
University at Buffalo
Shiva Srinivasan, MBBS Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Md.
2010
Michael Adragna, MD Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
Brown University
Providence, R.I.
Ramandeep Chahal, MBBS Staff psychiatrist
University of Western Ontario
Stratford, Ontario
Sergio Hernandez, MD Faculty
University at Buffalo
Allison McGuerty, MD Staff psychiatrist
Buffalo Psychiatric Center
Buffalo, N.Y.
2009
Kamaljeet Boora, MBBS Staff psychiatrist
Community Psychiatry Associates
Sacramento, Calif.
Maria Oliviera, MD Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
University at Buffalo
Simrita Singh, MBBS Staff psychiatrist
Community Psychiatry Associates
San Francisco, Calif.
Viktor Yatsynovich, MD Staff psychiatrist
University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada
2008
Mark Balas, MD Faculty
University at Buffalo
Aimee DiPasqua, MD Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
University at Buffalo
Ruben Gagarin, MD Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
University at Buffalo
Christine Lim, MD Faculty
University at Buffalo
Jeffrey Moll, MD Staff psychiatrist
SCI Forest
Marienville, Pa.
Robin Warner, MD Staff psychiatrist
Buffalo General Hospital
2007
Opeoluwa Akinnusi, MD Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
University at Buffalo
Vijay Amarendran, MBBS Staff psychiatrist
Middlesex Hospital
Middletown, Conn.
Vrushali Gersappe, MBBS Sleep fellowship
University at Buffalo
Denise Giessert, MD Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
University at Buffalo
Tariq Latif, MBBS Staff psychiatrist
Arcadia Hospital
Bangor, Maine
Jesus Ligot, MD Staff psychiatrist
People’s Place Clinic
Milford, Del.
Matthew McKenna, MD Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
University at Buffalo