Residents

PGY 5

Ankur Patel, MD
Ankur Patel, MD
Patelak2@upmc.edu

Hometown: Medina, OH
Undergraduate: Miami University (the ORIGINAL Miami)
Medical School: Ohio State University
Favorite thing about Pittsburgh: Unique and growing food/bar scene with a lot of young professionals
Favorite thing about UPMC Rad Onc: Faculty and staff are genuinely caring and friendly people
Hobbies: Traveling, tennis, walking my dog Hambone
Favorite Movie: Interstellar
Favorite Book: Catch-22

Joshua Rodriguez-Lopez, MD
Joshua Rodríguez-López, MD
rodriguezlopezjl@upmc.edu

Hometown: Ponce, PR
Undergraduate: Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico
Medical School: Ponce Health Sciences University
Favorite Thing about Pittsburgh: Fort Pitt Tunnel View
Favorite thing about UPMC Rad Onc: Cultural diversity within the residents
Hobbies: Traveling, basketball, video games
Favorite movie: Home Alone 3
Favorite book: The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor

PGY 4

Andrew Keller, MD
Andrew Keller, MD
kellera2@upmc.edu

Hometown: New Paltz, NY
Undergraduate: University of Florida
Medical School: University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Favorite Thing about Pittsburgh: Easy to get around, nice community feel, affordable housing
Favorite thing about UPMC Rad Onc: Supportive faculty mentors with strong commitment to resident education
Hobbies: Traveling, movies
Favorite movie: Raging Bull
Favorite book: Harry Potter

Adam Richman, MD
Adam Richman, MD
richmana2@upmc.edu

Hometown: Cooperstown, NY
Undergraduate: University of Rochester
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh
Favorite thing about Pittsburgh: Easy and affordable living with a lot of good food, green space, and bikeable streets
Favorite thing about UPMC Rad Onc: The dedication to resident education
Hobbies: Cycling, Cooking, Reading, Hiking, and generally being outdoors
Favorite movie: Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Favorite books: Harry Potter 1-7, Infinite Jest, and Sapiens

PGY 3

Hima Bindu Musunuru, MD
Hima Bindu Musunuru, MD
musunuruhb@upmc.edu

Hometown: Vijayawada, India
Medical School: Siddhartha Medical College
Favorite Thing about Pittsburgh: Food
Favorite thing about UPMC Rad Onc: .All the wonderful people in the clinic
Hobbies: Cooking
Favorite movie: Beautiful Mind
Favorite book: When breath becomes air

Phillip Pifer, MD, PhD
Phillip Pifer, MD, PhD
piferpm@upmc.edu

Hometown: Mineral Wells, WV
Undergraduate: West Virginia University
Medical School: West Virginia University
Favorite thing about Pittsburgh: All the outdoor activities that are in or surround the city.
Favorite thing about UPMC Rad Onc: Faculty and support staff that are dedicated to teaching.
Hobbies: Fly-fishing, traveling, backpacking, and cooking
Favorite Movie: A River Runs through It
Favorite book: Lord of the Rings

PGY 2

Mohamed Abdelhakiem, MD
Mohamed Abdelhakiem, MD
abdelhakiemm@upmc.edu

Hometown: Sohag, Egypt
Undergraduate: Missouri State University
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Favorite thing about Pittsburgh: Beautiful scenic geography and a big sports city
Favorite thing about UPMC Rad Onc: Family-like environment with great support, mentors, and academics
Hobbies: Sports – especially soccer, relaxing with family, movies, video games
Favorite Movie: Gladiator
Favorite book: The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexander Dumas

Sean Koerner, MD
Sean Koerner, MD
koernersa@upmc.edu

Hometown: Ware, MA
Undergraduate: Vassar College
Medical School: New York Medical College
Favorite thing about Pittsburgh: The parks, running trails, and unique neighborhoods.
Favorite thing about UPMC Rad Onc: Supportive and dedicated faculty and staff, diverse clinical experience.
Hobbies: Wilderness backpacking, running, and skiing.
Favorite Movie: Mad Max: Fury Road
Favorite books: Moby-Dick, One Hundred Years of Solitude, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

Incoming Residents

Baher Elgohari, Mansoura University Faculty of Medicine
Ria Mulherkar, Drexel University College of Medicine

Past Residents

2016-2020

Uzoma Iheagwara, MD, PhD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
UPMC Horizon
2200 Memorial Drive
Farrell, PA 16121
iheagwarauk2@upmc.edu
724-983-7570

Diane Ling, MD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Keck School of Medicine at USC
USC Norris Cancer Hospital
Department of Radiation Oncology
1441 Eastlake Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90033-0804
323-865-3050

2015-2019

Ronny Kalash, DO
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
City of Hope – Mission Hills Radiation Oncology
15031 Rinaldi St. #100
Mission Hills, CA 91345-1207
Email: ronnykalash@gmail.com

2014-2018

Zachary Horne, MD
George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Allegheny Health Network
Allegheny General Hospital
320 East North Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
hornezd@gmail.com

Brian Gebhardt, MD
Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Health Sciences University
Good Samaritan Hospital
520 S. 7th St.
Vincennes, IN 475591
brian.gebhardt7@gmail.com

2013-2017

Mark Bernard, M.D.
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Radiation Medicine
UK Medical Center MN 150
Lexington, KY 40536-0298

Scott Glaser, M.D.
Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
City of Hope National Medical Center
1500 E. Duarte Rd.
Duarte, CA 91010
Email: sglaser@coh.org

2012-2016

Beant Gill, MD
George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Chesapeake Potomac Regional Cancer Center
11340 Pembooke Square, Suite 201
Waldorf, MD 20603
Email: beantgill.arm@gmail.com

John Austin Vargo, MD
West Virginia University School of Medicine
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center at Magee-Womens Hospital
300 Halket St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Email: vargoja4@upmc.edu

2011-2015

Malolan Rajagopalan, MD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Mount Carmel Health System
Columbus, OH
Email: malolanr@gmail.com

2010-2014

Peyman Kabolizadeh, MD, PhD
Medical College of Virginia of Virginia Commonwealth University
Beaumont
18101 Oakwood Blvd – Lower Level
BH-D Radiation Oncology Dept
Dearborn, MI 48124
Email: peymanmcv@gmail.com

2009-2013

David A. Clump II, MD, PhD
West Virginia University School of Medicine
UPMC CancerCenter
Pittsburgh, PA
Email: clumpda2@upmc.edu

2008-2012

Regiane de Andrade, MD
Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas de Santos
UCLA Radiation Oncology
200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite B165
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Email: rsdeandrade@gmail.com

Rodney E. Wegner, MD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Allegheny Health Network
Intercommunity Cancer Center
Monroeville, PA
Email: wegner.rodney@gmail.com

2007-2011

Sarahgene Gillianne DeFoe, MD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
UPMC St. Margaret
Pittsburgh, PA
Email: gdefoe@gmail.com

2006-2010

Abhay Gokhale, MD
Tufts University School of Medicine
Mount Carmel St. Anne’s Cancer Center in Ohio
Email: Abhay.gokhale@gmail.com

Simul Parikh, MD
Tulane University School of Medicine
Banner MD Anderson
Glendale, AZ
Email: Simul.parikh@gmail.com

2005-2009

Marsha Haley, MD
University of Virginia School of Medicine
UPMC
Email: Haleym@upmc.edu

2003-2007

Ajay Bhatnagar, MD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Cancer Treatment Services Arizona
Email: Abhatnagar@cancertreatmentservices.com

2002-2006

George Voynov, MD
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Mercy Cancer Center Radiation Oncology in Des Moines, Iowa
Phone (Work): 515-643-8780
Email: gvoynov@yahoo.com

2001-2005

Matthew Carpenter, MD
Jefferson Medical College
Central Illinois Radiation Oncology Physicians
221 NE Glen Oak Ave
Peoria, IL 78229
609-672-5700
Email: matthew.carpenter@unitypoint.org

Anurag Agarwal, MD
George Washington University School of Medicine
Broward Health, FL
Email: aagarwal@browardhealth.org