Residency and Fellowship Programs

Current Residents, Current Fellows and Recent Graduates

Residents in the VCU Department of Radiology represent some of the top graduates in their medical programs. We pride ourselves on providing an advanced residency program that challenges and trains the next generation of radiologists and are excited to welcome our current residents to the Department.

For more information on residency schedules, recommended texts, research and conferences, visit the Radiology Resident Resources Web site.

First-YEAR RESIDENTS – CLASS OF 2021

Matthew Alexander Burr

Matthew Alexander Burr

  • M.D. - University of South Alabama College of Medicine (2012 – 2016)
  • Internship – Transitional Prelim at Baptist Health System, Alabama (2016 – 2017)
Nelya Ebadirad

Nelya Ebadirad

  • M.D. – Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine (2012 – 2016)
  • Internship – Internal Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (2016 – 2017)

Dow Eldon Emerson, IV

  • M.D. – Wake Forest School of Medicine of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (2012 – 2016)
  • Internship – Surgery Prelim at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (2016 – 2017)
Shareh Hallaji

Shareh Hallaji

  • M.D. – Ross University School of Medicine (2012 – 2016)
  • Internship – Pinnacle Health Hospitals (2016 – 2017)
Erik Kristen Loken

Erik Kristen Loken

  • M.D. – Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine (2012 – 2016)
  • Internship – Internal Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (2016 – 2017)
Adam Walter Ramdass Maxwell

Adam Walter Ramdass Maxwell

  • M.D. – University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine (2012 – 2016)
  • Internship – Internal Medicine at University Hospitals Columbia, Missouri (2016 – 2017)
Christopher Ovanez

Christopher Ovanez

  • M.D. – St. George’s University School of Medicine (2009 - 2013)
  • Surgery Residency – Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center (2014 – 2016)
Kunal Patel

Kunal Patel

  • M.D. – Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University (2012 – 2016)
  • Internship – Surgery Prelim at Orlando Health, Florida (2016 – 2017)
Michael George Petrides

Michael George Petrides

  • M.D. – Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine (2012 – 2016)
  • Internship – Internal Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (2016 – 2017)
Parth N. Shah

Parth N. Shah

  • M.D. – Eastern Virginia Medical School (2012 – 2016)
  • Internship – Internal Medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School (2016 – 2017)

Second-YEAR RESIDENTS – CLASS OF 2020

Amerinasab, Reza

Reza Amerinasab

  • M.D. –  Shiraz University of Medical Sciences(1995 - 2004)
  • Internship/Residency - Internal Medicine Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (2014 - 2016)
Danish, Wali

Wali Danish

  • M.D. – Georgetown University School of Medicine (2011-2015)
  • Internship - Internal Medicine at Georgetown University Hospital(2015 - 2016)
Gola, Samarth

Samarth Gola

  • M.D. – Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine ( 2011-2015)
  • Internship - Internal Medicine Union Memorial Hospital (2015 - 2016)
Ivey_ Lynn

Lynn Ivey

  • M.D. – Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine (2011-2015)
  • Internship - Preliminary Surgery at VCU Health (2015 - 2016)
Kang_ Soobin

Soobin Kang

  • M.D. – Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (2011-2015)
  • Internship - Internal Medicine at VCU Health(2015 - 2016)
Mirshahi,_Shervin

Shervin Mirshahi

  • M.D. – Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine (2010-2014)
  • Internship - Preliminary Surgery at Carilion Clinic (2014 - 2015)
Pillutla_ Avinash

Avinash Pillutla

  • M.D. – Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine (2011-2015)
  • Internship -Internal Medicine at VCU Health (2015 - 2016)
You_ Eric

Eric You

  • M.D. – Wayne State University School of Medicine (2011-2015)
  • Internship - Internal Medicine at Detroit Medical Center (2015 - 2016)

Third-YEAR RESIDENTS – CLASS OF 2019

Chow, Eric

Eric Chow

  • M.D. –  Medical College of Wisconsin (2010 - 2014)
  • Internship - Transitional Year at Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners / Michigan State University (2014 - 2015)
Chu, Daniel

Daniel Chu

  • M.D. – University of Texas Medical School at Houston
  • Internship - Internal Medicine at VCU Health System (2014 - 2015)
Dunagan, Dee

Dee Dunagan

  • M.D. – University of South Carolina School of Medicine
  • Internship - Internal Medicine at VCU Health System (2014 - 2015)
Groseclose, J. Britt

J. Britt Groseclose

  • D.O. – Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Internship - Transtional Year at Riverside Regional Medical Center (2014 - 2015)
Lennard, Luke Austin

Luke Austin Lennard

  • M.D. – Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
  • Internship - Internal Medicine at Georgia Health Sciences / Medical College of Georgia (2014 - 2015)
Myrick, Perry

Perry Myrick

  • M.D. – St. George's University School of Medicine
  • Internship - Transitional year at Bassett Medical Center (2014 - 2015)
Perone, Michael Vincent

Michael Vincent Perone

  • M.D. – Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
  • Internship -Transitional Year at Crpzer-Chester Medical Center Program (2014 - 2015)

Fourth-YEAR RESIDENTS – CLASS OF 2018

Bhargava, Nikhl

Nikhl Bhargava

  • M.D. –  University of Texas Medical School at Houston (2009 – 2013)
  • Internship - Internal Medicine at Univ. of Texas Medical School at Houston (2013-2014)
Brown, Jeffrey

Jeffrey Brown

  • M.D. – West Virginia University School of Medicine (2009 – 2013)
  • Internship - Internal Medicine at West Virginia University School of Medicine (2013-2014)
Goodman, William

William Goodman

  • D.O. – Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine (2009 – 2013)
  • Internship - Internal Medicine at VCU Medical Center (2013-2014)
Gyurjyan, Harutyun

Harutyun Gyurjyan

  • M.D. – Eastern Virginia Medical School (2009 – 2013)
  • Internship - Internal Medicine at the VCU Medical Center (2013-2014)

Reza A Imani-Shikhabadi

  • M.D. – University of Texas Medical School (2008-2012)
  • Internship – Internal Medicine at University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals (2012-2013)
Khetarpal, Akhil

Akhil Khetarpal

  • M.D. – Howard University College of Medicine (2009 – 2013))
  • Internship - General Surgery at the University of Virginia (2013-2014)
Lee, Jay

Jay Uk Lee

  • M.D. – Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine (2003 – 2008)
  • Internship - West Virginia University (2010-2011)
  • Nuclear Medicine Residency - VCU Medical Center (2011-2014)
Nolan, Larry

Larry Nolan

  • M.D. – Mercer University School of Medicine – Macon (2009 – 2013)
  • Internship - Internal Medicine at Memorial Health University Medical Center / Mercer University School of Medicine (2013-2014)

Fareed Riyaz

  • M.D. -  University of Michigan Medical School (2009-2013)
  • Internship - Internal Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (2013-201)

Recent Graduates – CLASS OF 2017

Bhowmik, Nirjhor

Nirjhor M. Bhowmik

  • M.D. - Virginia Commonwealth University (2008-2012)
  • Internship – Internal Medicine at Duke University Hospital (2012-2013)
  • Fellowship – VIR Fellowship at Medical College of Wisconsin
Chadwick, Nicholson

Nicholson Stephen Chadwick

  • M.D. -  Southern Illinois University School of Medicine (2008-2012)
  • Internship – Internal Medicine at Southern Illinios School of Medicine (2012-2013)
  • Fellowship – Musculoskeletal Fellowship at University of Michigan
Elias, Gustavo

Gustavo Andres Elias, Co-Chief Resident

  • M.D. - University of Virginia School of Medicine (2008-2012)
  • Internship – Internal Medicine at Greenwich Hospital (2012-2013)
  • Fellowship – VIR Fellowship at Yale
Herczyk, Matthew

Matthew David Herczyk

  • M.D. -  Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine (2008-2012)
  • Internship – Internal Medicine at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center (2012-2013)
  • Fellowship – Musculoskeletal Fellowship at VCU Health System
Hofstra, Timothy

Timothy James Hofstra

  • M.D. - University of Texas Medical School (2008-2012)
  • Internship – Internal Medicine at University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals (2012-2013)
  • Position - ED Radiology Faculty at VCU Health System
Maldonado, Michael

Michael Maldonado

  • M.D. - Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine (2008-2012)
  • Internship – Internal Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (2012-2013)
  • Fellowship – Neuroradiology Fellowship at UVA
Petty, Carlton

Carlton Heath Petty

  • M.D. - Mercer University School of Medicine (2008-2012)
  • Internship – Transitional Year at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center (2012-2013)
  • Fellowship – Musculoskeletal Fellowship at VCU Health System
Rajendran, Bipin

Bipin Rajendran, Co-Chief Resident

  • M.D. - Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine (2008-2012)
  • Internship – Internal Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (2012-2013)
  • Fellowship – VIR Fellowship at Mass Gen
Repic, Adrian

Adrian Repic

  • M.D. - Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine (2008-2012)
  • Internship – Internal Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (2012-2013)
  • Fellowship – VIR Fellowship at VCU Health System
Zaw, Taryar Min

Taryar Min Zaw

  • M.D. - University of California (2008-2012)
  • Internship – Internal Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (2012-2013)
  • Fellowship – Musculoskeletal Fellowship at Mayo Clinic, Arizona

Fellowship Graduates

Bailey_ Christopher

Christopher William Bailey, D.O.

  • M.D. - Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Lauderdale, Florida (2007-2011)
  • Internship - University of Florida, Jacksonville, Florida (2011-2012)
  • Residency - West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia (2012-2016)
  • Fellowship - VCU Health, Vascular and Interventional Radiology
  • Post-Graduate Position - VIR Faculty, VCU Health System
Berl_ Scott

Scott D. Berl, M.D.

  • M.D. - Medical College of Georgia (2007-2011)
  • Internship – University of Tennesse (Methodist University Hospital) Memphis, Tennesse (2011-2012)
  • Residency - University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital (2012-2016)
  • Fellowship - VCU Health, Musculoskeletal Imaging and Intervention
  • Post-Graduate Position - Musculoskeletal Imaging, Radiology Group PA (Montgomery, AL)
Clayton, Ryan

Ryan D. Clayton, M.D.

  • M.D. - Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine (2007-2011)
  • Internship – VCU Health (2011-2012)
  • Residency - VCU Health (2012-2016)
  • Fellowship - VCU Health, Abdominal Imaging
  • Post-Graduate Position - Abdominal Imaging Faculty – VCU Health System
Dana_ Franklin

Franklin Dana, M.D.

  • M.D. - St. Louis University School of Medicine
  • Residency – Diagnostic Radiology, University of Florida Health, Jacksonville, Florida
  • Fellowship - VCU Health, Cardiothoracic Imaging
  • Post-Graduate Position - Cardiothoracic Imaging Faculty, VCU Health System
Keating, Patrick

Patrick Michael Keating, M.D.

  • M.D. - Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI (2007-2011)
  • Internship – Marshfield Clinic/St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield, WI (2011-2012)
  • Residency - Diagnostic Radiology, University of Northa Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, North Carolina (2012-2016)
  • Fellowship - VCU Health, Vascular and Interventional Radiology
  • Post-Graduate Position - VIR, Aurora Health Care (Milwaukee, WI)
Martino, Christin

Christin N. Martino, M.D.

  • M.D. - Louisiana State University Health Science Center (2006-2010)
  • Internship - Louisiana State University Health Science Center (2010-2011)
  • Residency - VCU Medical Center (2011-2015)
  • Fellowship - VCU Health, Abdominal Imaging (2015-2016)
  • Fellowship - VCU Health, Breast Imaging
  • Post-Graduate Position - Abdominal & Breast Imaging, Catawba Radiology Associates (Hickory, NC)
O'Neil, Christopher

    Christopher A O'Neil, M.D.

    • M.D. - Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons (2006-2010)
    • Internship – Christiana Care Health System, Newark Delaware (2010-2012)
    • Residency - VCU Medical Center (2012-2016)
    • Fellowship - VCU Health, MRI
    • Post-Graduate Position - Abdominal Imaging, Medical Center Radiologists (Virginia Beach, VA)
Twedt, Mark

Mark S. Twedt, M.D.

  • M.D. - Mercer University School of Medicine (2007-2011)
  • Internship – Medical Center of Central Georgia (2011-2012)
  • Residency - Baptist Health System, Birmingham, Alabama (2012-2016)
  • Fellowship - VCU Health, Musculskeletal Imaging and Intervention
  • Post-Graduate Position -Musculoskeletal Imaging, Memorial University (Savanah, GA)
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