Our Residents

PGY-2 Internal Medicine Residents

Arjan Dass, MD

Arjan Daas

  • Medical School: Ghulam Mohammad Mahar Medical College, Sukkur, Pakistan
  • Transitional PGY-1 Medicine Program: Detroit Medical Center-Sinai Grace Hospital
  • What are you most looking forward to in your residency program? I am looking forward to being a part of the residency program, working, and training in a friendly environment, and grooming my leadership and clinical skills as a resident so that I can become an outstanding physician. 
  • A fun fact about yourself: I enjoy watching movies and television serials, playing cricket with my friends, and singing.

Tejaswi Kalva, MD

Tejaswi Kalva

  • Medical School: Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, Karnataka, India
  • Preliminary PGY-1 Program: Landmark Medical Center
  • What are you most looking forward to in your residency program? I am looking forward to learning and training with the amazing faculty, so that I can become a well-trained and confident physician by the end of my two years of training.
  • A fun fact about yourself: I can do live portraits in a few minutes, and I am trained in Body Combat.

Apoorva Kondapally, MD

Apoorva Kondapally

  • Medical School: Mamata Medical College, Telangana, India
  • Preliminary PGY-1 Program: Landmark Medical Center
  • What are you most looking forward to in your residency program? I am excited to be at Willis Knighton for its very well thought curriculum, didactics and especially the supportive leadership and administration.
  • A fun fact about yourself: I Love water adventures like kayaking and parasailing even though I don’t know how to swim.

Raja Suri, MD

Raja Suri

  • Medical School: Medical University of Lublin
  • Transitional PGY-1 Medicine Program: Merit Health Wesley
  • What are you most looking forward to in your residency program? I am looking forward to making an impact in the community by creating health fairs and having teaching opportunities with students and residents at WKMC. 
  • A fun fact about yourself: I intend to play the WSOP poker tournament one day.

PGY-1 Internal Medicine Residents

Sarmand Jameel, MD

Sarmand Jameel

  • Medical School: Hawler Medical School
  • What are you most looking forward to in your residency program? I am beyond excited for the opportunity to collaborate closely with other residents who have similar passions and interests and be a part of a program that is invested in caring for vulnerable and underserved communities. I am eager to begin the full spectrum of internal medicine training, building relationships with patients, making new friends, and learning from the faculty.
  • A fun fact about yourself: I enjoy soccer, fitness, cooking, video gaming, and swimming.

Navneet Kaur, MD

Navneet Kaur

  • Medical School: Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Medical Sciences and Research
  • What are you most looking forward to in your residency program? I am looking forward to getting excellent clinical training, learning from strong role models, and experiencing a culture of service in my residency program. 
  • A fun fact about yourself: I grew up as a competitive swimmer, competed throughout high school, and still enjoys sport.

Vivek Moorthy, MD

Vivek Moorthy

  • Medical School: Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India
  • What are you most looking forward to in your residency program? I am looking forward to the whole residency experience, but I am most excited about managing patients with increasing autonomy.
  • A fun fact about yourself: I have moved over ten times and cannot wait to explore Louisiana.

Arpita Pawa, MD

Arpita Pawa

  • Medical School: North Delhi Municipal Corporation Medical College, Delhi
  • What are you most looking forward to in your residency program? I am looking forward to gaining the skills needed to become a good physician along with making great friends and lasting memories in a new city. 
  • A fun fact about yourself: I enjoy reading and catching up on the latest sports.

Natasha Santosh, MD

Natasha Santosh

  • Medical School: Tianjin Medical University, China
  • What are you most looking forward to in your residency program? I am looking forward to my residency, interacting with patients, and my ICU rotation.
  • A fun fact about yourself: I am a huge Beatles fan.

Saloni Savani, MD

Saloni Savani

  • Medical School: GMERS Medical College and Hospital, Sola Ahmedabad-India
  • What are you most looking forward to in your residency program? I am looking forward to my residency program, being in a good team atmosphere that will help stimulate my thinking and develop excellent clinical skills along with making new friends. 
  • A fun fact about yourself: I believe “what goes around comes around” is not always Karma, but for my it is GARBA.

Vaishnavi Singh, MD

Valsnhavi Singh

  • Medical School: Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences
  • What are you most looking forward to in your residency program? My expectations of residency are to learn the core principles of Internal Medicine, identify my unique aptitudes to determine the specialty I should pursue.
  • A fun fact about yourself: I love reading mystery novels and enjoy watching anime. “One Piece” is my favorite anime. I also like to travel, explore new places, and take photographs. 

Prajwal Sreedhar, MD

Prajwal Sreedhar

  • Medical School: Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences
  • What are you most looking forward to in your residency program? I am looking forward to starting a new chapter in my life in a beautiful city and training at a prestigious hospital while striving to gain professional growth while collaborating with my co-residents from diverse cultures.  It also gives me the opportunity to explore new things and strive towards my future goals while serving the patients and community in any way possible.
  • A fun fact about yourself: I come from a family of doctors and was exposed to medicine at an early age in addition to being active in sports.  Many of my family members were represented at state and national levels in various sports.  My family encouraged me to swim, and I excelled in my sport.  I am a national record holder, and my greatest achievement is being able to represent India in Asian games, in Tokyo and commonwealth trials.  I enjoy exploring new things, traveling, and being a movie buff.

Shriya Vudari, MD

Shriya Vudari

  • Medical School: Gandhi Medical College, India
  • What are you most looking forward to in your residency program? Being a part of the inaugural batch and experiencing the excitement of watching the program grow and hopefully, contributing to it.
  • A fun fact about yourself: I was born in the same hospital as the one I ended up going to for my med school!
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