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Current Neurology Residents

PGY 4

  • Aljoharah Alakkas, M.B.B.S.

    Aljoharah Alakkas, M.B.B.S.

    Hometown: Alkhobar, Saudi Arabia
    Medical School: University of Dammam College of Medicine
    Preliminary: Scripps Clinic and Scripps Green Hospital
    Hobbies: traveling, spend time with my friends and family
  • Fanny Du, M.D.

    Fanny Du, M.D.

    Hometown: San Leandro, CA
    Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School
    Preliminary: Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA
    Academic Interests: neuroimaging, localization, medical education
    Hobbies: traveling abroad, taking my puppy to the beach, hiking
  • Thomas Hirschauer, M.D., Ph.D.

    Thomas Hirschauer, M.D., Ph.D.

    Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
    Medical School: Ohio State University
    Preliminary: University of California, Irvine
    Academic Interests: Neurophysiology
    Hobbies: watching movies, crossword puzzles
  • Brandon Holbert, M.D.

    Brandon Holbert, M.D.

    Hometown: Los Gatos, CA
    Medical School: Meharry Medical College
    Preliminary: University of Arizona - Phoenix
    Academic Interests: Cognitive, Epilepsy, Neuro-Onc
    Hobbies: hitting the beach, running, hiking, camping, documentaries and social psych podcasts
  • Jenelle Raynowska, M.D., M.S.

    Jenelle Raynowska, M.D., M.S.

    Hometown: San Diego, CA
    Medical School: NYU
    Preliminary: Lenox Hill
    Academic Interests: Neuroimmunology, Neuro-ophthalmology
    Hobbies: surfing, skiing, traveling

PGY 3

  • Robert Hess, M.D.

    Robert Hess, M.D.

    Hometown: Naperville, IL
    Medical school: Rush Medical College
    Internship: University of Illinois Medical Center
    Academic interests: Medical education
    Hobbies: cooking, crossword puzzles, weight lifting, golf, traveling, board games
  • Jonathan Peters, M.D.

    Jonathan Peters, M.D.

    Hometown: Silver Spring, Maryland
    Medical school: Jacobs School of Medicine/Biomedical Sciences at University of Buffalo
    Internship: UC Irvine Medical Center
    Academic interests: Behavioral neurology, dementia, epilepsy
    Hobbies: reading literature, creative writing including screenwriting, running, playing guitar
  • Harshika Satyarthi, M.D., M.P.H.

    Harshika Satyarthi, M.D., M.P.H.

    Hometown: Northridge, CA
    Medical school: Temple University School of Medicine
    Internship: UC Irvine Medical Center
    Academic interests: Health systems research, neuro-ophthalmology, stroke, end-of-life care
    Hobbies: collecting old and rare books, painting, hiking, trying new cuisine
  • Rebeka Sipma, M.D.

    Rebeka Sipma, M.D.

    Hometown: Ripon, CA
    Medical school: Loma Linda University School of Medicine
    Internship: UCSF Fresno Medical Center
    Academic interests: Medical education
    Hobbies: cooking/baking, running, singing/playing piano, painting, quilting, sewing
  • Michelle Tiem, M.D.

    Michelle Tiem, M.D.

    Hometown: Farmington, Utah
    Medical school: University of Utah School of Medicine
    Internship: UC Irvine Medical Center
    Academic interests: general neurology, medical education
    Hobbies: tennis, traveling, watching basketball, baking
  • Dolores Torres, M.D.

    Dolores Torres, M.D.

    Hometown: San Diego, CA
    Medical school: UC San Francisco School of Medicine
    Internship: UCSF Fresno Medical Center
    Academic interests: Neuroimmunology, multiple sclerosis
    Hobbies: baking, grilling, exploring new hiking trails

PGY 2

  • Julia Bu, M.D.

    Julia Bu, M.D.

    Hometown: Riverside, CA
    Medical school: Case Western Reserve University
    Preliminary: UC Irvine
    Academic interests: Stroke, Palliative Care
    Hobbies: kickboxing, cooking new recipes, watching movies
  • Claire Davila, M.D.

    Claire Davila, M.D.

    Hometown: Concord, CA
    Medical school: Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine
    Preliminary: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
    Academic interests: Stroke, Epilepsy, Medical Education
    Hobbies: soccer, hiking
  • Chris Goyne, M.D.

    Chris Goyne, M.D.

    Hometown: Valparaiso, IN
    Medical school: Indiana University
    Preliminary: UC Irvine
    Academic interests: Neuroimmunology, Neuromuscular
    Hobbies: hiking, surfing, guitar, drawing/painting
  • Max Kazer, M.D.

    Max Kazer, M.D.

    Hometown: Oak Park, IL
    Medical school: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Preliminary: UC Irvine
    Academic interests: Neurocritical Care, Medical Education
    Hobbies: collecting vinyl, exploring national parks, playing Scrabble
  • Hoameng Ung, M.D.

    Hoameng Ung, M.D.

    Hometown: Long Beach, CA
    Medical school: University of Pennsylvania
    Preliminary: UC Irvine
    Academic interests: Predictive Analytics, Translational Medicine
    Hobbies: investing, cooking, traveling
  • Victoria Wu, M.D.

    Victoria Wu, M.D.

    Hometown: San Diego, CA
    Medical school: UC San Diego School of Medicine
    Preliminary: UC San Diego
    Academic interests: Medical Education, Acute Neurology, Epilepsy
    Hobbies: fitness, long walks, true crime documentaries/podcasts