Meet our R1 (Class of 2026) Residents

Esha Roy

Esha Roy, R1

Hometown: Saratoga, California

Education: Undergraduate at University of Southern California, Post-Bacc at UCSD, and Medical School at University of South Florida

Interests (non-medical/medical): Thoracic surgery vs colorectal surgery, singing, Peloton, boxing, yoga, eating/cooking, traveling.

Favorite thing about Santa Barbara: The beaches, the weather, the wineries.

Kacy Gard-Gilbert

Kacy Gard-Gilbert, R1

Hometown: Fairbanks, Alaska

Education: Undergraduate at University of Oregon, and Medical School at University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson

Interests (non-medical/medical): Cardiothoracic surgery, Baking, cooking, playing with animals.

Favorite thing about Santa Barbara: Weather, how nice people are here.

Michelle Wang

Michelle Wang, R1

Hometown: Tucson, Arizona

Education: Undergraduate at University of California, Berkeley, and Medical School at USC Keck School of Medicine

Interests (non-medical/medical): Open to learning about everything at the moment. Traveling to find the perfect beach, trying different cuisines, boba, watching sitcoms, mixology.

Favorite thing about Santa Barbara: The weather is absolutely perfect! Lots of beaches and hikes, endless wineries.

Neigena Mobaligh

Neigena Mobaligh, R1

Hometown: Carson City, Nevada

Education: Undergraduate at University of California, Los Angeles, and Medical School at University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine

Favorite thing about Santa Barbara: The weather here is amazing, the beach is easily accessible and the Spanish architecture is beautiful! It has a little bit of everything for everyone, whether that’s the beach day, a hike, great food or wine country. There’s something for you. The best part is feeling like you are on vacation after a long week.

Contact Us

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General Surgery Residency Program

400 W. Pueblo St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Program Coordinator
Veronica Campuzano
Email: vcampuza@sbch.org