Our Residents

Our residents value our program for helping them develop clinical independence and laying the foundation for a successful career.

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    • Jacob Chenez.

      Jacob Chenez

      Undergrad: University at Buffalo
      Med School:
      LECOM (Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine)
      Hometown:
      Buffalo, NY    
      Other interests:  Buffalo Bills, video games, golfing, good food and craft beer

    • Mitchell Edquist.

      Mitchell Edquist

      Undergrad: University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
      Med School:
      St. George's University School of Medicine
      Hometown: 
      Fort Atkinson, WI
      Other interests:  Basketball, lifting, Rocket League, mushroom foraging, making delicious coffee every morning, reading, podcasts

    • John Kutzfara.

      John Kutzfara

      Undergrad: Washington & Jefferson College
      Med School:
      West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
      Hometown: 
      Pittsburgh, PA
      Other interests: cooking, sports, fitness, reading  

    • Kate Sneek.

      Kate Sneek

      Undergrad: 
      Med School:
      Hometown: 

      Other interests:  

    • Jason Ciotola-Koch

      Jason Ciotola-Koch.

      Undergrad: The Ohio State University
      Med School:
      Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
      Hometown:
      Sandusky, OH
      Other interests: Going to concerts/festivals and sporting events (and collecting all the tickets from these events), golfing, playing video games, building LEGOs.

    • Chris Hietanen

      Chris Hietanen.

      Undergrad: St. Bonaventure University
      Med School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
      Hometown: 
      Buffalo, NY
      Other interests: Trying new restaurants, cooking, time with friends and family, watching football, hockey, basketball, going to Buffalo Bills games (season tickets).

    • Zain Izhar

      Zain Izhar.

      Undergrad: McMaster University
      Med School:
      Kansas  City Un. of Med. & Biosc's, Col of Osteo. Med.
      Hometown:  Toronto, Canada
      Other interests:
       Running, Video games, Stock Market Trading.

    • John Shields

      John Shields.

      Undergrad: University of Notre Dame
      Med School:
       Sidney Kimmel Med. Col. at Thomas Jefferson Univ.
      Hometown: 
      Bryn Mawr, PA
      Other interests: Hiking, tennis/disc golf, physics, sixers, flying drones.