Pediatric Residents

Our Pediatric Residents take an active role in the interview process and selection of the incoming residency class. They advocate for patients and access to quality care.  The residents experience a multicultural environment and diverse backgrounds while supporting each other's wellness.

PGY-3

Batool Al-Qanber wears a tan sport jacket with black colored hijab covering around head and neck.

Batool Al Qanber, MD

Medical School: Arabian Gulf University
Professional Career Interests: Hematology/Oncology 
Why did you choose CMU: I liked the welcoming environment on my interview day. 
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Baking is my therapy.
Favorite things to do around Michigan: Michigan is beautiful! it's surrounded by Great Lakes with unlimited recreational activities and opportunities to explore. Mackinac Island is my favorite!

Alina Philip

Alina Philip, DO

Medical School: Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Professional Career Interests: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, PICU, outpatient Peds 
Why did you choose CMU: I chose CMU because of the supportive faculty
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Reading, Traveling, watching Disney movies 
Favorite things to do around Michigan: Visiting all the cool places

PGY-2

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Rahul Arora, MD

Medical School: Government Medical College, Patiala
Professional Career Interests: NICU, General Pediatrics
Why did you choose CMU: I chose CMU because of the great faculty and close-knit functionality of the program.
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Exploring nature trails, traveling, listening to Punjabi music, watching sitcoms and animated movies
Favorite things to do around Michigan: Looking forward to exploring the beautiful trails and lakes around Michigan.

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Myna Komuravelli, MD

Medical School: Chalmeda Anand Rao Institute of Medical Sciences
Professional Career Interests: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Outpatient Peds
Why did you choose CMU: I was pleased by the way the faculty care for their resident well-being. And the wide range of diverse cases.
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Swimming, dancing, traveling and photography
Favorite things to do around Michigan: Going to Michigan beaches during summer and Autumn road trips on scenic routes

Matthew Mizzoni

Matthew Mizzoni, DO

Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Professional Career Interests: Pediatrics
Why did you choose CMU: The people here and the beautiful surrounding community 
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, camping, backpacking 
Favorite things to do around Michigan: Mackinac Island!

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Sayera Muqarram, MD

Medical School: Deccan College of Medical Sciences
Professional Career Interests: Outpatient care, Neonatology, Pediatric Neurology
Why did you choose CMU: I was impressed by the warm and encouraging environment at CMU.
Personal Hobbies/Interests: I love doing henna art, baking, exploring new places, and trying different cuisines.
Favorite things to do around Michigan: During the summers I love to be at the beach and Mackinac Island!

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Ciara Yoap, MD

Medical School: St. George’s University School of Medicine
Professional Career Interests: General Pediatrics 
Why did you choose CMU: I chose CMU because it was similar to my hometown. I was looking for a small program to get more hands-on experience and be able to learn more 1 on 1 with the attendings.
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Playing with my infant son, traveling, road trips, fishing 
Favorite things to do around Michigan: Going to the zoo, visiting Frankenmuth - I'm still exploring 

PGY-1

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Mohamed Algherbal, MD

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Ankit Gaudani, MD

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Yaseen Qaroof, MD

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Elit Quingalahula, MD

Medical School: Universidad Catolica Santiago de Guayaquil
Professional Career Interests: Pediatrics primary care, Behavioral Health, Oncology, Neonatology
Personal Hobbies/Interests: I love to walk with my family and friends, run with my daughters, and participate in activities like girls on the run, exercise groups, Zumba classes, and HIIT classes. 
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: Visit state national parks, and metroparks, and enjoy a day in Grand Haven with my family. 
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Sarayu Santhosh, MD