Ascension St. John Hospital Pediatric Residency Alumni

2018 Graduates

  • Lauren Azevedo, DO ~ Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, College of Osteopathic Medicine at Michigan State University 
  • Tiffany Chritz, DO ~ General Pediatrician, Macomb, Michigan 
  • Nora Katerji, MD ~ General Pediatrician, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Mary MacLeod, DO ~ Active Duty Pediatrician in the U.S. Air Force, F.E. Warren in Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • Zahra Nafar, MD ~ General Pediatrician, Grosse Pointe, Michigan 
  • Adam Ploegman, DO ~ General Pediatrician, Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Dhana Senniappan, MD ~ General Pediatrician, Detroit, Michigan 
  • Maradith Skalak, MD ~ Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship, Cincinnati Children's 
  • Aseel Zeidan, MD ~ Pediatric Hospitalist, St. Joseph, Michigan 
2017 Graduates

  • Mary Dolan, DO ~ General Pediatrician, Sea Island Pediatrics, Beaufort, South Carolina
  • Monica Du, MD ~ General Pediatrician, Camarena Health, Madera, California
  • Jennifer Lai, MD ~ Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship, University of Michigan
  • Christin Lawrence ~ Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship, University of Michigan
  • Kristin Lee, MD ~ Genetics Fellowship, University of Michigan
  • Diana Maniev, MD ~ General Pediatrician, Chicago, Illinois
  • Rofida Nofal, MD ~ Hematology/Oncology Fellowship, University of California San Francisco, Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland
  • Kaitlin Park, DO ~ General Pediatrician, Northeast Pediatric Associates, Rochester Hills, Michigan
  • Amber Sikorski, DO ~ General Pediatrician, Pediatric Clinic, New Baltimore, Michigan

2016 Graduates

  • Ramya Billa, MD ~ Pediatric Hospitalist, Children’s Hospital of Michigan
  • Kate Brune, DO ~ Neonatology Fellowship, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Kosair Children’s Hospital
  • Dalia Dalle, MD ~ Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital
  • Sanchaya Debnath, MD ~ Neonatology Fellowship, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Kentucky Children’s Hospital
  • Arushi Dhar, MD ~ Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship, North Shore LIJ Cohen Children’s Medical Center
  • Ryo Miyakawa, MD ~ Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles
  • Aysha Rafaquat, MD ~ Assistant Professor of Clinical Peds, Southern University of Illinois
  • Natalie Sabzghabaei, MD ~ Pediatric Hospitalist, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Margaret Shatara, MD ~ Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship, Children’s Hospital of Michigan

2015 Graduates

  • Deanna Denysenko, DO ~ General Pediatrician, North Pointe Pediatrics, Warren, MI
  • Greeta Khanwani, MD ~ General Pediatrician, Stanford Clinic, Three River Falls, MN
  • Manal Tantoush, MD ~ General Pediatrician, Project Vida Health Center, El Paso, TX
  • Nageshwar Chauhan, MD ~ Neonatology Fellowship, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
  • Yamini Kapileshwarkar, MD ~ Pediatric Clinical Care Fellowship, Children’s Hospital of Michigan
  • Paul Padesky, MD ~ General Pediatrician, Conerstone Lakeview Pediatrics, St. Clair Shores, MI
  • Sangeetha Athis Rajh, MD ~ Pediatric Hospitalist, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX
  • Sneha, MD ~ General Pediatrician, Community Medical Centers, Stockton, CA
  • Smita Akkinapally, MD ~ Pediatric Hospitalist, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX