Meet our R2 (Class of 2025) Residents

Casey Meek, MD

Casey Meek, MD

Hometown: Ponca City, OK
Undergraduate/Medical School: Cameron University/University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Favorite thing about Cottage Health: The sense of community and working in a setting that I find very motivating.
Favorite thing to do in Santa Barbara: Getting outside! Surfing, hiking, farmers market, spike ball on the beach.
Fun fact: I'm able to walk to work!
Favorite taco in Santa Barbara: Super Cuca's

Peter Monteagudo, MD, MBA

Peter Monteagudo, MD, MBA

Hometown: Mount Prospect, IL
Undergraduate/Medical School: University of Wisconsin at Madison/University of Illinois College of Medicine
Favorite thing about Cottage Health: The people, my co-residents.
Favorite thing to do in Santa Barbara: Hanging out at East Beach trying not to get sunburned.
Fun fact: I’m a triplet with two sisters.
Favorite taco in Santa Barbara: Still searching

Bethany Lueck, MD

Bethany Lueck, MD

Hometown: Arcadia, NE
Undergraduate/Medical School: University of Nebraska at Kearney/University of Nebraska College of Medicine
Favorite thing about Cottage Health: The people.
Favorite thing to do in Santa Barbara: Hiking or going to the beach.
Fun fact: I was charged by a deer once.
Favorite taco in Santa Barbara: Los Agaves

Aria Ashir, MD

Aria Ashir, MD

Hometown: San Diego, CA
Undergraduate/Medical School: UC San Diego/Drexel University College of Medicine
Favorite thing about Cottage Health: Amazing co-residents and staff.
Favorite thing to do in Santa Barbara: Hike, beach.
Fun fact: Attended the Brazil World Cup
Favorite taco in Santa Barbara: Lilly's tacos