JANUARY 2013

INSIDE STORIES
 

New Physicians

We welcome these physicians who
joined UCLA Medical Group in 2012.

Deborah Abelson, MD
Jeffrey Abrahams, MD
Young Ahn, MD
Belis Aladag, MD, MPH
Irene Alexandraki, MD, MPH
Laura M. Allen, MD
Omar Saad Arafat, MD
Aarthi Arasu, MD
Reza Ardehali, MD, PhD
Erin Eileen Atkinson, MD
Reetu Bachhawat, MD
Bizhan Bandarchi-
Chamkhaleh, MD
Robyn Banerjee, MD
Josh Banerjee, MD, MPH
Piyush Dipak Banker, MD
Sarika Banker, MD
Afshan Baraghoush, MD
Veronica Barbery, MD
Igor Barjaktarevic, MD
Ashley Bateman, MD
Shalini Bhat, MD
Gregory B. Bierer, MD
Kara Marie Bradford, MD
Medell Kristen Briggs-
Malonson, MD
Jack Colin Buckley, MD
Manuel Buitrago-Blanco, MD
Marian Butcher, MD
Martin Cadeiras, MD
Leslie Carranza, MD
Gregory Cason, PhD
Harkirat Chahal, MD
Michael Abel Chang, MD
Vivian Yoo Jung Chang, MD
Soo Chen, MD
Elaine Yee-Tak Cheng, MD
Dianne Cheung, MD
Mohamad Chmayssani, MD
Eugene K. Choi, MD
Betty Choi, MD
Guiselle Clark, MD
Lynn Shapiro Connolly, MD
Jonathan Corren, MD
Raul Albert Cortes, MD
David Gordon Cupp, MD
Samuel Arman
Daneshvar, MD
Timothy Daskivich, MD
Michael Daubs, MD
Hiren Mahendra Dave, MD
Michael Charles
Davis, MD, PhD
Sara Dayanim, MD
Eugene DePasquale, MD
Ariss Der Hovanessian, MD
Alissa Anne Detz, MD
Paul D. Di Capua, MD
Radhika Dinavahi, MD
Joseph DiNorcia, MD
Brian James Doyle, MD
Natalie Edmondson, MD
Richard Ehrlich, MD
Mohamed El-Kabany, MD
Sarah Ann Engle, MD
Rauz Eshraghi, MD
Michael Christopher
Estes, MD
Howard J. Fan, MD
David William Feazell, MD
Rachel Ferrara, MD
Stephen Douglas Field, DO
Kristy Faye Fleming, MD
Charles John Galanis, MD
Sarah Gee, MD
Susan Gelman, MD
Sandeep Gidvani, MD
Saumya Gill, MD
Yaroslav Gofnung, MD
Ana Maria Gomez, MD
Elizabeth Goodman, MD
Adela Greeley, MD
Amanda Claire Gulsrud, PhD
Christopher Michael
Hamerski, MD
Jennifer Young Han, MD
Dana Harris, MD
Tyler James Harris, MD
Jayme Heath, MD
Gad Heilweil, MD
Vivian Hoang, MD
Kimberly Jo Howard-
Quijano, MD
Yung-Shee Hsu, MD
Jenny Hu, MD
Eddie Hu, MD
William Albert Huang, MD
Andrew Hudson, MD
Theodore Hutman, PhD
Tracy Huynh, MD
Hassana Aisha Ibrahim, MD
Paul John Iskander, MD
Gregory Scott Jack, MD
Felipe Jain, MD
Hrak Jalian, MD
Julia Marrisa Jiyamapa, MD
Melissa Joines, MD
Jason Jung Jun, MD
Daniel Geoffrey Kahn, MD
Marian Kaldas, MD
Soo Yeon (Kelly) Kang, MD
Hemal Kanti Kanzaria, MD
Sarah Sharfstein
Kawasaki, MD
Corinna Maria Keenmon, MD
Theodoros Kelesidis, MD
Inna Keselman, MD, PhD
Babak Khamsi, MD
Uzma A. Khan, MD


Caron Rahn Kim, MD
Nam Uk Kim, MD
Judy Eunjoo Kim-Hwang, MD
Kevin King, MD
Mira Lynn Kistler, MD
Wayne Kleinman, MD
Xiao-Tang Kong, MD
Jennifer Backer Kosek, MD
Matthew Kwan, MD
Mike La, MD
Lawrence David Lazar, MD
Catherine Le, MD
Aram Jonathan Lee, MD
Christine Hyunju Lee, MD
Ernest Jaeho Lee, MD
James Heaysung Lee, MD
Justine Chia Lee, MD
Nathan Chi-Hwa Lee, MD
Roman Leibzon, MD
Marina Lensky, MD
Jesse Alexander Levin, MD
Paul Levins, MD
Jessica Sun Liao, MD
Leslie Lichtenstein, PhD
Jeannette Lin, MD
Tina Lin, DO
David Lu, MD
Haobo Ma, MD
Janet Ma, MD
Ajay Mahesh Manchandia, MD
Saad Mahmoud-Adam
Manzoul, MD
Rohit Marawar, MD
Emily Penn Martin, MD
William Martin, MD
Danyale McCurdy, PhD
Azar Mehdizadeh, MD
Sunil Mehta, MD
Jeffrey Millman, MD
Brian Moseley, MD
Chaitali Mukherjee, MD
Amanda Jane Mularz, MD
Myrna Rita Nahas, MD
Leah Yukie Nakamura, MD
Giselle Namazie, MD
Xon Gan Ng, MD
Pane Aksone Nouvong, DPM
Erica Dolores Oberman, MD
Brian O’Loughlin, MD
Christopher Charles
Ornelas, MD
Anita Pakula, MD
Martin Palmer, MD
Aldo Palmieri, MD
Nicholas Parziale, MD
Tasneem Peeraully, MD
Melita Petrossian, MD
Matthew Simon Pihlblad, MD
Monica Louise Plesa, MD


Adam Plotnik, MD
Amanda Powers, OD
Erin Meaghan Presant, DO
Marc Alexander Probst, MD
Nastaran Rafiei, MD
Neal Rao, MD
Lekha Rao, MD
Anisha Rastogi, MD
William J. Resnick, MD
Daniel Rootman, MD
David Sayah, MD, PhD
Jason E. Schiffman, MD
Clifford Segil, DO
Rahual Seth, MD
Digish Shah, MD
Rena H. Shah, MD
Imtiazuddin Shaik, MD
Rimma Shaposhnikov, MD
Yusaku Shino, MD
Matthew Shtrahman, MD
Eric Fox Silman, MD
Neelkamal Soares, MD
Brian June Song, MD
Chia Soo, MD
Jo Anne Sornborger, PsyD
S.E. Specter, PhD
Justin Charles Spooler, MD
Mark Charles Stahl, MD, PhD
Kira Stein, MD
Amy Stoddard, MD
Angus Strachan, PhD
Muffadal Ahmed Taher, MD
Sergei Tatishchev, MD
Elaine Gioklan Thung, MD
Jennifer Timmons, MD
Joshua Tobin, MD
Mark Tramo, MD, PhD
John Tsao, MD
Elizabeth E. Turner, MD
Joshua Desmond
Udoetuk, MD
Kamala Vallabhaneni, MD
Ryan William Vancura, MD
Gabriel Vorobiof, MD
Matthew Kevin Walsworth, MD
Mridula Watt, MD
Justin Bryan Weir, MD
Lindsay Katherine Wells, MD
James McDonald Wilson, MD
Brandon Brent Woodbury, MD
Scott Worswick, MD
Pauline Wu, DO
Anil Yallapragada, MD
Nava Yeganeh, MD
Bryan Young Yoo, MD
Phillip Young, MD
Lawrence Yu, MD
Steve Yu, MD
Jamie Zussman, MD