Internal Medicine Residency Recent Graduates and Fellowships

The most recent three year ABIM pass rate for first time takers of the ABIM is 100%.

We are proud of our reputation with fellowship programs and our track record of placing residents. Nearly all Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital residents in the last decade who have seriously sought a fellowship program have been successful.

Recent Graduates and Fellowships

2021

Bashir Allahdadi, M.D.
Hospitalist, Cottage Hospital
Santa Barbara, CA

Summer Baird, M.D.
Hospitalist, Sequoia Hospital
Redwood City, CA

Aroma Dulku, M.D.
Hospitalist, Kaiser Permanente
Vacaville, CA

Thuthiri Lwin, M.D.
Fellowship in Rheumatology
UCSD, La Jolla, CA

Cassie Maciel, M.D.
Hospitalist, Cottage Hospital
Santa Barbara, CA

Taylor McConnaughy, M.D.
Fellowship in Rheumatology
UC Irvine, Irvine, CA

Rachel Subramanian, M.D.
Hospitalist, Beaver Medical Group
Redlands, CA

Maryam Tavanaei, M.D.
Fellowship in Nephrology
UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

2020

Iman Arafa, M.D.
Hospitalist, Kaiser Perm.
Los Angeles, CA

Sean McGuinness, M.D.
Hospitalist, Sansum Clinic
Santa Barbara, CA

Hoang Nguyen, M.D.
Cardiology - Fellowship
Baylor Scott & White, Austin, TX

Daya Raman, M.D.
Hospitalist, Cedars Sinai
Los Angeles, CA

Atheer Razzouk, M.D.
Hospitalist, UCLA
Santa Barbara, CA

Rebecca Salvo, D.O.
Gastroenterology - Fellowship
Valley Hospital Med. Center, Las Vegas, NV

Benita Tjoe, M.D.
Women’s Preventative Cardiology – Fellowship
Cedars Sinai, Los Angeles

David Tseng, D.O.
Hospitalist, Alameda Medical Center
Oakland, CA

2019

Natalie Achamallah, M.D.
Pulmonary/Critical Care - Fellowship
Cedars Sinai, Los Angeles

Nathan Collins, M.D.
Anesthesiology - Residency
VCU, Richmond, VA

Chelsea Dean, M.D.
S.B. County Public Health Department

Camille Hunter, M.D.
Geriatrics Medicine - Fellowship
UCLA, Los Angeles

Lindsay Katona, D.O.
Hospitalist, Sansum Clinic
Santa Barbara, CA

Clayton Naddell, M.D.
Private Practice
Simi Valley, CA

Sergio Rubio, M.D.
Private Practice
Santa Barbara, CA

Andrea Zambrano, M.D.
Infectious Disease - Fellowship
Univ. of Washington

2018

Emily Chen, D.O.
Private Practice
Elk Grove, CA

Alex Hardwick, M.D.
Cardiology - Fellowship
Kaiser Permanente, San Francisco

Daisy Lankarani, M.D.
Gastroenterology - Fellowship
Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas

Alice Lin, D.O.
Hospitalist, Kaiser Perm.
Sacramento, CA

Samantha Mathews, M.D.
Infectious Disease - Fellowship
Dartmouth University

Yuri Matusov, M.D.
Pulmonary/Critical Care - Fellowship
Cedars Sinai, Los Angeles

Cameron Selent, M.D.
Infectious Disease - Fellowship
Medical Univ. of South Carolina

Negin Sobhani, M.D.
Hospitalist, Sutter Medical Center
Sacramento, CA

2017

Erin Dizon, M.D.
Infectious Disease - Fellowship
USC, Los Angeles

Susie Fong, M.D.
Sleep Medicine - Fellowship
UCLA, Los Angeles

Michelle Pham, M.D.
Hospitalist
Seattle, WA

Kyle Powers, M.D.
Palliative Care - Fellowship
National Institute of Health

Anita Rai, M.D.
Group Practice
Sansum Clinic, Santa Barbara, CA

Brenda Ruvalcaba, M.D.
Hospitalist
UC Davis, CA

Priyanka Saharan, M.D.
Hospitalist
Oakland, CA

Eric Tam, M.D.
Pulmonary/Critical Care - Fellowship
Univ. of Texas, San Antonio

2016

Kacie Brumley, M.D.
Hospitalist
San Diego, CA

Connor Johnson, M.D.
Hospitalist, Marian Hospital
Santa Maria, CA

Erin Kenney, D.O.
Rheumatology - Fellowship
Scripps Hospital, San Diego, CA

Eunice Kwon, D.O.
Hospitalist, Good Samaritan
Los Angeles, CA

Satbir Singh, M.D.
Endocrinology - Fellowship
University of Utah

Bryant Wilson, M.D.
Sports Medicine - Fellowship
University of Southern Florida 

2015

Melissa Barger, M.D.
Infectious Disease - Fellowship
Keck/USC University
Los Angeles, CA

Emily Colgate, M.D.
HIV - Fellowship
University of Massachusetts
Worcester, MA

Sawyer Haig, D.O.
Primary Care
Santa Barbara, CA

Anil Jagtiani, M.D.
Infectious Disease - Fellowship
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minn.

Jeremy Lash, M.D.
Hospitalist
Santa Barbara, CA

Kateryna Markova, M.D.
Endocrinology - Fellowship
University of Utah
SLC, Utah

Paul Ozuzun, M.D.
Nephrology - Fellowship
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

2014

Dena El Sayed, M.D.
Infectious Disease - Fellowship
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Karina Garcia, M.D.
Primary Care
Santa Barbara, CA

Erick Imbertson, M.D.
Gastroenterology - Fellowship
Loma Linda University Medical Center
Loma Linda, CA

Mauli Patel, M.D.
Hospitalist
Woodland Hills, CA

Sylvia Rivera, M.D.
Endocrinology - Fellowship
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC

Shant Shirvanian, M.D.
Pulmonary/Critical Care - Fellowship
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Souji Sodavarapu, M.D.
Primary Care
Stockton, CA

2013

Scott Ahl, M.D.
Endocrinology - Fellowship
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Jasneet Dhillon, M.D.
Primary Care
Aptos, CA

Hubert Lee, M.D.
Hospitalist
Woodland Hills, CA

Mike Loya, D.O.
Primary Care
Solvang, CA

Manish Mehta, M.D.
Hyperbaric Medicine - Fellowship
UC San Diego
San Diego, CA

Alex Morf, M.D.
Primary Care
Santa Barbara, CA

Amanda Scott, M.D.
Primary Care
Santa Ynez, CA

2012

Michael Alyesh, M.D.
Primary Care
Beverly Hills, CA

Allison Beaunier, D.O.
Primary Care
Lakewood, CO

Brittany Demco, M.D.
Primary Care
Boston, MA

Matti Jansen, M.D.
Primary Care
Santa Barbara, CA

William Knapp, D.O.
Primary Care
Concord, CA

Rashid Paband, M.D.
Primary Care
La Mesa, CA

Ashley Thorsell, M.D.
Endocrinology - Fellowship
Scripps Hospital
San Diego, CA

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For more information about the Internal Medicine Residency Program please contact Kim Geller at kgeller@sbch.org.