Our Residents

  • Take an active role in the interview process and selection of incoming residency class
  • Advocate for patients and access to quality care
  • Experience a multicultural environment and diverse backgrounds
  • Support each other’s wellness

Christopher Gill, DPMChristopher Gill, DPM

Medical School: Kent State College of Podiatric Medicine
Professional Career Interests: My professional career interests involve remaining in Central Michigan after residency to continue practicing podiatry. I would like the opportunity to give back to the Central Michigan community, which has given me so much.
Personal Hobbies/Interests: My personal interests/hobbies include golfing, camping and exploring the outdoors, watching sports with my wife (go Lions!), and spending time with family.
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: My favorite thing to do around Michigan and the area is to enjoy the outdoors. There are many areas to camp, hike, and enjoy the Great Lakes in both the Lower and Upper Peninsulas. There are plenty of year-round activities that can keep you busy in Michigan.

Taylor Tesoro, DPMTaylor Tesoro, DPM

Medical School: Kent State College of Podiatric Medicine
Professional Career Interests: Joining my father in private practice
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Reading, walking my dogs, spending time with family and friends
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: Spending time in Downtown Bay City, something exciting is always happening!




Gabriel Hamawi, DPMGabriel Hamawi, DPM

Medical School: Kent State College of Podiatric Medicine
Professional Career Interests: To have a small clinic and practice in a rural or suburban environment. Another goal would be to go and give back my services to my parents' home countries of Lebanon and Armenia for those in need of a podiatrist.
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Piano, darbuka (Arabic drum), tennis, basketball, football, archery, cars, and collecting watches
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: I just picked kayaking, and I love. My favorite place to go so far in MI is Lake Superior Pictured Rocks.

Zachary Pierson, DPMZachary Pierson, DPM

Medical School: Arizona College of Podiatric Medicine – Midwestern University
Professional Career Interests: Be a part of a successful multidisciplinary team.
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Snowboarding, mountain biking, board games with my wife, hiking with our dog, exercising
Favorite Things to do around Michigan: Hanging out at the lake, visiting the cider mills in the fall, Cedar Point, University of Michigan football


Kyleigh Pierson, DPMKyleigh Pierson, DPM

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Jacob Stricker, DPMJacob Stricker, DPM

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