Our Residents and Alumni

Current Residents

  • Elizabeth J. Buss, MD – PGY-5

    Undergraduate: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI [BS in Neuroscience]
    Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
    Internship: Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital - Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New Rochelle, NY
    Residency: NYPH/Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

    Elizabeth J. Buss
  • Matthew D. Garrett, MD – PGY-5

    Undergraduate: Brown University, Providence, RI [BA in Music]
    Graduate: The Juilliard School, New York, NY [MM in Opera Performance]
    Medical School: Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
    Internship: Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ
    Residency: NYPH/Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

    Matthew D. Garrett
  • Matthew R. Gallitto, MD – PGY-4

    Undergraduate: New York University, New York, NY
    Medical School: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
    Internship: Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    Residency: NYPH/Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

    Matthew R. Gallitto
  • Kareem Rayn, MD – PGY-4

    Undergraduate: New York University, Polytechnic School of Engineering, Brooklyn, NY
    Medical School: State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College, Brooklyn, NY
    Internship: Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Queens, NY
    Residency: NYPH/Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

    Kareem Rayn
  • Albert Lee, MD – PGY-3

    Undergraduate: Columbia University in the City of New York, NY
    Medical School: State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, Brooklyn, NY
    Internship: SUNY Health Sciences Center, Brooklyn, NY
    Residency: NYPH/Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY

  • Connor Kinslow, MD – PGY-3

    Undergraduate: State University of New York at Binghamton
    Medical School: Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY
    Internship: Saint Francis Hospital, Evanston, IL
    Residency: NYPH/Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY

  • Jared Pasetsky, MD – PGY-2

    Undergraduate: University of Virginia
    Medical School: State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
    Internship: Lenox Hill Hospital, Northwell Health, New York, NY
    Residency: NYPH/Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY

  • Geoffrey Sedor, MD – PGY-2

    Undergraduate: Brown University
    Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Internship: MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
    Residency: NYPH/Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY

Resident Alumni

  • Oscar Padilla, MD

    • Class of 2022

    Mount Sinai, New York, NY

  • Mark D. Mayeda, MD

    • Class of 2021

    Attending Physician – The Queen’s Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii

  • Catherine Sheridan Spina, MD, PhD

    • Class of 2020

    Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, Columbia University Irving Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY

  • Mark E. Hwang, MD, PhD

    • Class of 2020

    Radiation Oncologist, Southeastern Wisconsin Radiation Oncology Associates, S.C., Milwaukee, Wisconsin

  • Christine Chin, MD

    • Class of 2019

    Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, Columbia University Irving Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY

  • Cheng-Chia “Fred” Wu, MD, PhD

    • Class of 2018
    • Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, Columbia University Irving Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
    • Associate Program Director at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (2020 -
  • Eric P. Xanthopoulos, MD

    • Class of 2018

    Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, University of Wisconsin-Beloit Health System

  • Theodore K. Yanagihara, MD, PhD

    • Class of 2017
    • Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at Cornell University/NYP-Methodist
    • Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Eden, North Carolina (2019 -
  • Ashish H. Jani, MD

    • Class of 2016
    • Associate Physician, Kaiser Permanente Dublin Cancer Center, Dublin, CA (2018 -
    • Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology, Columbia University Irving Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY (2016 – 2018)
  • Anand Shah, MD, MPH

    • Class of 2016
    • Chief Medical Officer, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation at CMS/Attending Radiation Oncologist, National Cancer Institute, Washington, D.C.
    • Deputy Commissioner for Medical and Scientific Affairs at the Food and Drug Administration
  • Chi Zhang, MD, PhD

    • Class of 2015

    Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, University of Nebraska Medical Center

  • David Horowitz, MD

    • Class of 2014
    • Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology, Columbia University Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
    • Program Director at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (2020 -
  • Anshu Jain, MD

    • Class of 2014

    Ashland Bellefonte Cancer Center, Ashland, Kentucky

  • Charu Sharma, MD

    • Class of 2013
    • Radiation Oncologist, Susquehanna Health - Divine Providence Hospital, Williamsport, PA 17701 (Current)
    • Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Sewel, NJ (2013-2015)
  • Tony Wang, MD

    • Class of 2012
    • Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology (in Neurological Surgery), Columbia University Irving Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY (Current)
    • Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology, Columbia University Irving Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY (2012-2016)
  • John Ng, MD

    • Class of 2012

     Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, Weill-Cornell Medical College/New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY

  • Amish Shah, MD

    • Class of 2011
    • Associate Physician, Kaiser Permanente Dublin Cancer Center, Dublin, CA (2018 -
    • New Mexico Cancer Center, Albuquerque, NM 87109 (2011 – 2018)
  • Waseet Vance, MD

    • Class of 2010
    • Cancer Specialists of North Florida (Current)
    • Radiation Management Services, Lubbock, TX (2010-2014)
  • Leslie Ballas, MD

    • Class of 2010
    • Assistant Clinical Professor, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital (Keck Medicine), Los Angeles, CA (Current)
    • Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX (2010-2011)
    • Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA