Current Residents

Our current residents report that our rotations and electives, stimulating research opportunities and supportive faculty constitute a rewarding training environment.

  • PGY-1 Joint Program with UB Internal Medicine Residency Program

    • Jordan Bell, MD.

      Jordan Bell, MD

      Medical School: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine 


      Dr. Bell grew up in Rochester, New York, and received his undergraduate degree in Neuroscience & Behavior with high honors from Wesleyan University. He went on to pursue his medical degree at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. During medical school, Dr. Bell completed a year-long research thesis in machine learning and image segmentation at the Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute. Dr. Bell is excited to return to western New York to continue his ophthalmology training in Buffalo. Outside of medicine, Dr. Bell enjoys playing soccer, cooking and jamming on bass guitar. 

    • Thomas Kellner, MD.

      Thomas Kellner, MD

      Medical School: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine


      Dr. Kellner was born and raised in the Buffalo area. After graduating from high school, he enlisted in the U.S Army as a combat medic. His initial exposure and interest in ophthalmology began while treating eye injuries during his deployment to Afghanistan. After completing his enlistment, he was determined to pursue a career in medicine. He returned to Buffalo and received a bachelor’s degree from Canisius College. He went on to earn his medical degree at The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine (PSCOM) in Hershey PA. During his time in medical school, he explored his interests in ophthalmology by conducting research in strabismus and created the first inherited retinal disease registry at PSCOM. When he is not in clinic or studying, he enjoys hiking, biking and skiing. He feels very fortunate to live in Buffalo again and to have the opportunity to train in the UB ophthalmology residency program. 

    • Catherine Seeger, MD.

      Catherine Seeger, MD

      Medical School: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine


      Dr. Seeger grew up in Rochester, NY. Her interest in ophthalmology began early as her father is an ophthalmologist. She graduated summa cum laude from Loyola University Maryland with a major in biochemistry. She received her medical degree from the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine where she was inducted to the Gold Humanism Honor Society. She has a longstanding interest in teaching which she fostered through both her undergraduate and medical school education by serving as a tutor and small group instructor. Dr. Seeger enjoys playing classical piano, traveling and making homemade pizza with her friends and family in her free time.

  • PGY-2

    • Mohit Jethi, MD.

      Mohit Jethi, MD

      Medical School: Drexel College of Medicine

      Dr. Jethi grew up in sunny California where he received his undergraduate degree in bioengineering at UC Berkeley. After working in the biotech industry for two years, Dr. Jethi decided to pursue a career in medicine to have a greater impact on patient lives and went on to study at Drexel College of Medicine in Philadelphia. In medical school he led a student-led health clinic at a supportive housing program for homeless men and women and created an initiative to teach young patients at a children’s hospital about space-science through virtual reality. He is excited for his training at Buffalo and in making this gorgeous town his new home where he hopes to explore more winter activities and join the Bills Mafia!

    • Cameron McGlone, MD.

      Cameron McGlone, MD

      Medical School:  Wright State University

      Dr. McGlone grew up in Marysville Ohio and received his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from Miami University. Following graduation, he spent two years at the National Cancer Institute in Frederick Maryland, where he investigated using cellular membrane mimetics to study protein structures. He returned home to Ohio to complete his medical degree at Wright State University. During medical school, Dr. McGlone completed a master’s degree in Pharmacology/Toxicology and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor society. His interest in ophthalmology stems from his previous experience as an optician at multiple eyecare offices. Dr. McGlone is excited to continue his education at Buffalo and enjoys golfing, skiing, and cooking in his free time

    • Adam Siedlecki, MD.

      Adam Siedlecki, MD

      Medical School:  Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo

      Dr. Siedlecki is a native of Western New York. His interest to pursue ophthalmology began in youth while working at his father’s ophthalmology practice. Adam graduated with honors from Dartmouth College, where he studied Italian literature, and completed postbaccalaureate training in biological and chemical sciences at Niagara University. Adam received his medical degree from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, where he received dean’s commendations for his academic performance and the Thomas J. Guttuso award in ophthalmology. Adam is passionate about teaching and has maintained an active role in mentorship and tutor roles throughout his undergraduate, postbaccalaureate, and medical school education. Outside of medicine, he enjoys spending time computer gaming, on nature trails, and trying international cuisines.

  • PGY-3

    • Abhiniti Mittal, MD.

      Abhiniti Mittal, MD

      Medical School: New York Medical College

      Dr. Mittal received her undergraduate degree from the University of Rochester in Microbiology and Immunology. She went on to work at Weill Cornell/New York-Presbyterian Department of Ophthalmology in New York City before starting medical school at New York Medical College. During this time, she pursued her interest in ophthalmology through clinical research. She was an active leader in her class and served as a student senator for four years. She’s excited to return to her hometown of Buffalo to complete her intern year and ophthalmology residency. During her free time, she enjoys exploring the city through food, traveling, and hiking/running!

    • Quoc Tuan Ngo, MD.

      Quoc Tuan Ngo, MD

      Medical School: Oakland University William Beaumont

      Dr. Ngo grew up in Vietnam and immigrated to the U.S. when he was 16 years old. He completed his undergraduate degree in biology at the University of California, Irvine. He received his medical degree from Oakland University William Beaumont. When he started medical school, he was not planning on pursuing ophthalmology, but he was quickly and heavily fascinated with the field once he got the exposure. With the help and guidance of many teachers and mentors, he is extremely excited and grateful to be able to continue his ophthalmology training in Buffalo. Outside of medicine, Dr. Ngo enjoys playing several musical instruments, including the violin and the guitar, jamming with his friends, and working on computers.

    • Charles Zhang, MD.

      Charles Zhang, MD

      Medical School: Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo

      Dr. Zhang grew up in Vancouver where he completed his undergraduate degree at the University of British Columbia in physiology. He went on to pursue his medical degree at the Jacobs School of Medicine, University at Buffalo where he received the Donald W. Rennie award in physiology, the Douglas S. Riggs award in pharmacology, the Kornel Terplan award in pathology, the Earnest Witebsky award in microbiology, the Thomas J. Guttuso award in ophthalmology, was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor society, and was later inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society. He is passionate about medical education and has tutored many medical students on evidence-based studying methods. He is also collaborating with EyeGuru to develop new initiatives to improve Ophthalmology education. Dr. Zhang is excited to train in Buffalo alongside those who initially ignited his interest in ophthalmology. In his free time, he enjoys running, cooking and finding new avenues of self-improvement.

  • PGY-4

    • Jeffrey Desilets, MD.

      Jeffrey Desilets, MD

      Medical School: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
      PGY-1: West Virginia University School of Medicine

      Dr. Desilets received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania, double majoring in economics and honors neuroscience with a minor in political science. While in medical school in New Jersey, he was chair of the school’s AMSA community outreach committee and served on the executive committee of the school’s student-run health clinic, the Promise Clinic. He spent a summer completing a global health foreign exchange program with Universidad CES in Medellin, Colombia. His research endeavors have explored the influences of maternal diet on neurodevelopment, optimal timing of surgery for retained lens fragments, and mortality associated with endogenous endophthalmitis. His hobbies outside of work include running, piano, and travel.

    • Andrew Pilling, MD.

      Andrew Pilling, MD

      Medical School: Brown University
      PGY-1: Brown University

      Dr. Pilling received his bachelor of science degree in neuroscience from Duke University. From there, he continued to the National Institutes of Health where he studied models of addiction and trial therapies for alcohol use disorder. He then completed medical school and his internship at Brown University in Providence, RI. Dr. Pilling became interested in ophthalmology initially through neuroscience. And in medical school, he was exposed early on to the clinical side of ophthalmology through student-led local vision screening clinics for underserved populations. Outside of medicine, Dr. Pilling enjoys trail running, rock-climbing and sourdough baking.  

    • Mark Seraly, MD.

      Mark Seraly, MD

      Medical School: West Virginia University
      PGY-1: West Virginia University

      Dr. Seraly graduated with honors from Allegheny College where he earned his Bachelor of Science in biochemistry. He then completed medical school and his transitional year at West Virginia University. In medical school, Dr. Seraly led the ophthalmology interest group, and organized student-run vision screenings across the state for the underserved. He has published works on topics within ocular oncology and inherited retinal disease and has presented at ARVO. Outside of medicine, Dr. Seraly is an avid outdoorsman, competes in amateur bodybuilding, and is learning Spanish. He has traveled to five continents, and in 2019 trekked through Hang Son Doong, the world’s largest cave, located in central Vietnam.