Internal Medicine Residents

Our Internal Medicine Residents are competent at managing acute/chronic conditions. They directly manage critically ill patients.  All residents experience a multicultural environment and diverse backgrounds while supporting each other's wellness.

PGY-3

Sindhura Ananthaneni

Sindhura Ananthaneni, MD

Medical School: NRI. Medical College, Guntur
Professional Career Interests: I am interested in pursuing cardiology. I want to work in an academic setting later as a cardiologist
Personal Hobbies/Interests: I love traveling to different places, cooking, and spending time with my friends
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: Lots to travel around... a lot of places to explore – especially scenic places around, beaches, movies, and good hiking places

Binish Ather

Binish Ather, MD

Medical School: Jinnah Sindh Medical University
Professional Career Interests: Critical care medicine
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, trying different cuisines, board games
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: Michigan in all its colors, accessibility, and unlimited natural beauty is an exquisite state to explore, hike, bike, and walk around. I love hanging out with my co-residents, as well

Pruthvi Goparaju

Pruthvi Goparaju, MD

Medical School: Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum
Professional Career Interests: Endocrinology
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Lots of sports, including soccer, cricket, and badminton, playing Xbox
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: Traveling up north to all the lakes, kayaking

Abdur Jamil

Abdur Jamil, MD

Medical School: Quaid-e-Azam Medical College
Professional Career Interests: I've worked with incredibly supportive and inspiring co-residents and attendings while developing interests in medical education and Hematology/Oncology. My professional interests include education around social determinants of health and care of vulnerable populations and humanism in medicine
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Exploring national parks (the Grand Canyon is my favorite thus far), hiking, international travel, reading poetry and literature, cooking, and binge-watching crime shows are my favorite pastimes. In 2020, my wife and I also welcomed our first child and spend much of our free time playing with he.
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: Hiking, trying new restaurants with my family, and going up north to the beautiful Traverse City and Mackinac Island

Mona Mahmoud

Mona Mahmoud, MD

Medical School: Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine
Professional Career Interests: Pursuing a cardiology fellowship
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Watching movies, cooking, learning new languages, and traveling
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: Hiking, running, and outdoor picnics

Mohamed Mohamed

Mohamed Mohamed, MD

Medical School: University of Cairo Faculty of Medicine
Professional Career Interests: Critical care medicine
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Biking, hiking, traveling, and going to the movies
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: Mid-Michigan is beautiful with many great places to visit nearby and numerous hiking and biking trails

Ahmed Munir

Ahmed Munir, MD

Medical School: Services Institute of Medical Sciences
Professional Career Interests: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 
Why did you choose CMU: Being the main hospital for MBS area as well as serving the whole northern Michigan, you get to see a lot of different pathology. Since there are no fellow, residents get to do everything under the direct supervision of the attendings. Lots of hands-on experience. Lots of procedures if you are interested
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Gym. Swimming. Bowling. Bicycling. Traveling. Flying (an aviation enthusiast). Photography
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: Traveling ALL OVER Michigan. Michigan is BEAUTIFUL! Specially the northern areas. Lots and lots of amazing places to see. I like nature in its pure and raw form and Michigan offers plenty of that. Favorite places include Tawas, Mackinac island, Petoskey, Traverse City and Grand Rapids (and of course Dearborn for food). Lots of activities to do, both indoors and outdoors

Insija Selene

Insija Selene, MD

Medical School: Medical College Thiruvananthapuram
Professional Career Interests: Being a good physician is always my priority. I would like to establish my career in Hematology and Oncology. Academic medicine will be my long-term goal
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, watching TV, hearing music, shopping
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: Exploring the scenic beauty of Michigan

PGY-2

Sukaina Alali

Sukaina Alali, MD

Medical School: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Science, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Professional Career Interests: I'm currently interested in cardiology or hematology/oncology
Personal Hobbies/Interests: I love to travel and explore other cultures and meet new people
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: Driving around the cornfields, picnics in the parks, still have to explore more!

Amro Ali

Amro Ali, MD

Medical School: Mansoura University Faculty of Medicine
Professional Career Interests: The world is my oyster
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Soccer and movies
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: I'm still exploring Michigan

Steve Balian

Steve Balian, MD

Medical School: American University of Beirut
Professional Career Interests: Critical care medicine, resuscitation science
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Playing guitar, classic/indie/punk rock, South Park, stand-up comedy
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: I'm still exploring Michigan

Jaspreet Batth

Jaspreet Batth, MD

Medical School: Guru Gobind Singh Medical College
Professional Career Interests: While I have not yet officially decided, as of now, I am interested in pulmonary and Critical Medicine, but I am keeping an open mind while courting different subspecialties
Personal Hobbies/Interests: I love spending time on beaches, kayaking, jet skiing. I also love biking on the trails, enjoying the beauty of mother nature
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: I'm still exploring Michigan

Dushyant Dahiya

Dushyant Dahiya, MD

Medical School: Kasturba Medical College
Professional Career Interests: I really love internal medicine, but over the years, I have developed a great interest in gastroenterology. My long-term goal is academic gastroenterology and hopefully having my own gastroenterology research laboratory
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Traveling interstate and cross country, photography, fitness and gyming, reading astrophysics. I was Mr. North India 2016 and had a brief modeling career, which was fun
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: I'm still exploring Michigan

Ryan Farley

Ryan Farley, MD

Medical School: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Professional Career Interests: Critical care or cardiology
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Fishing, hunting, staying active with working out or playing sports
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: Fishing, hunting, exploring, and going home to Traverse City

Joseph Haddad

Joseph Haddad, MD

Medical School: American University of Beirut
Professional Career Interests: Cardiology
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Basketball
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: Biking and exploring different areas in Michigan

Sreevastavtav Kalangi

Sreevastav Kalangi, MD

Medical School: NRI Medical College, Guntur
Professional Career Interests: Pulmonary critical care
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Basketball, tennis, traveling
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: I'm still exploring Michigan

Nadim Kanaan

Nadim Kanaan, MD

Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine
Professional Career Interests: One of my goals for the future is as simple as a good balance between inpatient and outpatient. I am still open to the possibilities. For this year, I am focusing on exposure, improvement, and research as time permits
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Guitar, musical composition, sports and fitness, travel
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: Hiking, driving, trying new restaurants, and Lake Michigan itself

Waqas Khan

Waqas Khan, MD

Medical School: Rawalpindi Medical College
Professional Career Interests: The great thing about internal medicine is that there are multiple paths one can take after residency. I am currently contemplating a few different potential paths and plan to have a clearer idea by the end of my first year of residency about which one I would like to pursue
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Sports! (Both playing and watching it), spending time with my family, cooking and trying new kinds of food
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: I’m still exploring Michigan

Shweta Kambali

Shweta Kambali, MD

Medical School: Belgaum Institute of Medical Science
Professional Career Interests: I am currently exploring my interests in different subspecialties to pursue after residency. “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take”
Personal Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy traveling to beaches, visiting up-north Michigan with friends & family, and reading novels
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: I love visiting Mackinac Island and Traverse City; the scenic views are serene

PGY-1

Samer Abboud

Samer Abboud, MD

Medical School: University of Medicine and Health Sciences, St. Kitts
Professional Career Interests: Gastroenterology, Pulmonary/Critical Care, or continuing my career as a Hospitalist.
Why did you choose CMU: CMU has a unique program in which it is an acedemic and community center. It has a broad range of pathology and interesting cases which is optimal for our education as internal medicine residents. Also Michigan is home for me and I couldn’t be more excited to continue my education here
Personal Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy spending time with my wife and family, cooking, sports, and all the great outdoor activities Michigan has to offer
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: Travel around the state visiting the various parks and lakes that are available for water sports and fishing

Meshal Alsulami

Meshal Alsulami, MD

Medical School: Jordan University of Science and Technology
Professional Career Interests: Cardiology
Why did you choose CMU: Pursuing a broad field of knowledge and experience
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Reading, Poetry, Soccer, Running and Enjoying new cuisine with family and friends
Favorite Things to do around Michigan:  New to the area.  Still exploring

Tony Bourdkane

Tony Bourdkane, MD

Medical School: St. George's University SOM (Grenada)
Professional Career Interests: I am contemplating different paths at this point and am open to all the specialty experiences that I will undoubtedly have in residency! I would ultimately like having a balance between the inpatient and outpatient setting long term, and am leaning toward staying in general internal medicine since my interests are so diverse
Why did you choose CMU: I wanted an internal medicine program that was full of action and experiences, with so many opportunities to learn and hone medical skills and knowledge, all the while feeling at home within a closely knit community where we all share the same goal. CMU internal medicine fit this criteria to a T, and I am ecstatic to have become part of such a supportive community of residents and attendings
Personal Hobbies/Interests: In my free time I enjoy swimming, working out and fitness, and curling up with a good book
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: I love hiking, kayaking, and exploring new places to eat in the area! I still have much to see and explore here

Kinga Budnicka

Kinga Budnicka, MD

Medical School: Jagiellonian University, Poland
Professional Career Interests: Rheumatology, immunology and primary care!
Why did you choose CMU: The program had very friendly and warm residents and faculty, and is located in the beautiful, nature-filled state of Michigan
Personal Hobbies/Interests: At home, I love baking and cooking, and then crawling up in a blanket to watch a nice tv-show! I also have a large passion for traveling and photography, while keeping active with tennis and judo
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: Nature photography, picking fresh berries, and going on road trips here and there

Natalia Fretes Oviedo

Natalia Fretes Oviedo, MD

Medical School: Catolica Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion, Paraguay
Professional Career Interests: I would like to pursue a fellowship, I’m confident that the program’s exposure would help me to decide which one of them
Why did you choose CMU: The commitment to innovation, the opportunity to be exposed to different healthcare systems and the multi-specialty inpatient and outpatient experiences are some of the things that impressed me the most
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, dancing, hiking, spending time with family and friends
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: I'm still exploring Michigan

Derrek Humphries

Derrek Humphries, MD

Medical School: St. George's University
Professional Career Interests: I’m interested in being a hospitality in addition to a potential future in sports medicine
Why did you choose CMU: I went to undergrad at SVSU in Saginaw so I am I intimately familiar with the area. I loved the class size and the access to two hospital systems
Personal Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy working out, reading, video games, anime and exploring/finding new things to do in an area
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: Having fun outside in the summer

Hassaan Imtiaz

Hassaan Imtiaz, MD

Medical School: King Edward College, Pakistan
Professional Career Interests: Gastroenterology it is! But I am still open to other options
Why did you choose CMU: It's a wonderful program. You get to learn so much from the honorable seniors. It offers an opportunity to excel in internal medicine which is my passion
Personal Hobbies/Interests: I love sports. Nothing better than that rush of endorphins you get by playing sports. Cricket and football are my favorite ones. I enjoy hiking too. I am a foodie by heart, always looking for new eateries and trying out different cuisines
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: I am still exploring Michigan

Yuri Kim

Yuri Kim, MD

Medical School: Western Michigan University
Professional Career Interests: Exploring everything that Internal Medicine has to offer, from sub-specialties to primary care
Why did you choose CMU: The most important qualities I sought in a residency program included varied clinical rotations and supportive faculty and colleagues. It was obvious that CMU had both features and I felt confident that I could get a strong start to my true medical career in this program
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Olympic Weightlifting, Karaoke, Scuba Diving, Cooking
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: Spending time at the many beautiful lakes and parks all around the Mitten

Joanne Mathew

Joanne Mathew, MD

Medical School: Jawaharlal Nehru Med School
Professional Career Interests: Currently I am leaning towards a career in Cardiology but I realize that going through residency might change my mind
Why did you choose CMU: On meeting the residents during the pre-interview process, it was evident that the program fostered a supportive and friendly environment. The ICU experience and extensive procedural training provided through the use of the SIM lab was also extremely exciting to hear about
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with my family, Running, Biking Traveling, Watching documentaries
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: I love exploring the area. It's nice to be at a location where there's a lot to see nearby. Mackinaw Island and Pictured Rock National Lakeshore are close enough for a nice getaway

Britni Smith

Britni Smith, DO

Medical School: Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine
Professional Career Interests: Still deciding but I do really enjoy Cardiology
Why did you choose CMU: Internal medicine is a deep dive into the human body as a whole and this knowledge allows me to manage diseases more myself before needing to refer to specialists. As far as CMU in Saginaw, I'm close to family again
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Traveling with my husband, hanging out on the farm with our animals, trying out new restaurants
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: Camping and kayaking around Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and in the U.P., visiting Mackinac Island