PGY-1-Residents

PGY-1-Residents

Alexander Ford, DO, RD

Alexander Ford, DO, RD | Cleveland Clinic

Hometown: Albany, New York
Education:
Medical School/Grad Year: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine , 2020
Undergrad/Grad Year: Buffalo State College, 2012
Awards: OMM Undergraduate Clinical Scholar , Bernard Master Scholarship, Nicholas S Nicholas Scholarship, Anthony Girard Leone Scholarship
Medical Interests: Integrative Medicine, Sports Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Underserved Care
Hobbies/Interests: Weight lifting, cooking, nutrition, watching and playing basketball, listening to paranormal podcasts, concerts.
Future Plans: I plan to practice full-spectrum Family Medicine with an emphasis in Integrative Medicine. I would also like to develop nutrition education programs for community members.
Why I Chose Cleveland Clinic Lakewood: "As a registered dietitian, I was excited about the Integrative Medicine track that the program offers. I plan to incorporate osteopathic manipulative medicine in my practice and knew I would be supported during my residency training. I felt extremely comfortable in the city and everyone at the program was welcoming."

Kyle O’Brien, DO

Kyle O’Brien, DO | Cleveland Clinic

Hometown: Wadsworth, IL
Education:
Medical School/Grad Year: LECOM Bradenton, 2020
Undergrad/Grad Year: Carthage College, 2016
Awards: American Academy of Family Medicine Leads Scholar
Medical Interests: Functional and Integrative Medicine, International and Underserved Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulation, Sports Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: I love all types of exercise, cooking, hiking, being outside, reading, spending time with my beautiful wife, and playing board games with friends!
Future Plans: I hope to practice full-spectrum integrative family medicine while making time for frequent medical mission trips overseas.
Why I Chose Cleveland Clinic Lakewood: "I applied and interviewed across the country to find the right family medicine program to fit my goals and interests. Cleveland Clinic Lakewood was hands-down my favorite. The opportunities that are available here to pursue integrative and functional medicine are unparalleled. This program also offers opportunities for medical mission trips and continued education in osteopathic manipulative medicine. Above all, I was most impressed by how friendly and welcoming everyone was. My wife and I are new to the Cleveland area, but we are very excited to make this home!"

Ryan Tran, MD

Ryan Tran, MD | Cleveland Clinic

Hometown: Bascom, OH
Education: BS in Microbiology
Medical School/Grad Year: University of Toledo College of Medicine & Life Sciences, 2020
Undergrad/Grad Year: The Ohio State University, 2016
Awards: Toledo/Lucas County Academy of Family Physicians Award in Family Medicine, 2020
Medical Interests: Full Scope Family Medicine, Rural and Frontier Medicine, Preventative Medicine, Public Health Informatics, Geriatrics, Underserved Care, Lifestyle and Nutrition, Practice Management, Wilderness Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Time with family and friends, practicing piano, cooking and sharing experimental recipes, tinkering with technology, woodworking, and gardening. I especially love learning about different cultures and cuisines, traveling when possible, and backpacking.
Future Plans: I plan to practice full scope Family Medicine with a career emphasis on improving rural health access and outcomes. I am interested in exploring how innovations in technology can influence primary care.
Why I Chose Cleveland Clinic Lakewood: "During the interview season, I looked for residency programs that would challenge me to learn from as many patients as possible, foster strong camaraderie between residents, offer a welcoming, supportive atmosphere from mentors and staff, and provide diverse and innovative training. The Cleveland Clinic Family Medicine Residency Program left a lasting impression and provided a path I was convinced would shape me into a well-rounded family physician. I am excited to join the compassionate and driven team here and look forward to serving the community!"

Lilian White, MD

Lilian White, MD | Cleveland Clinic

Hometown: Donnelsville, OH
Education:
Medical School/Grad Year: Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, 2020
Undergrad/Grad Year: Heidelberg University, 2016
Awards: Dean's Award, Unsung Hero Award, Gold Humanism Honor Society, This We Believe
Medical Interests: Integrative medicine, writing, teaching, in-office procedures
Hobbies/Interests: Yoga, watercolor painting, cooking/baking, gardening, planning events for friends and family
Future Plans: Join or found a direct primary care practice for family and integrative medicine in an Ohio community.
Why I Chose Cleveland Clinic Lakewood: "Every day during my away rotation, I felt supported, challenged, and like I was really growing as a future physician. My conversations with faculty, residents, and staff alike were inspiring and made me feel at home. I knew I had to find out what 3 years in such an incredible place would be like, so I ranked the program #1!"

Lauren Wichman, MD

Lauren Wichman, MD | Cleveland Clinic

Hometown: Westlake, OH
Education:
Medical School/Grad Year: Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, 2020
Undergrad/Grad Year: Case Western Reserve University, 2016
Awards: Gold Humanism Honors Society, William & Blanche Schneider Scholarship, Dr. Richard A. Falls Scholarship, Dr. Mary and Richard Pryor Scholarship, National Family Medicine Leads Scholarship, Boonshoft School of Medicine Gandhi Scholarship, National Mortar Board Diane Selby Fellow
Medical Interests: Primary Care Sports Medicine, Preventative Medicine, Quality Improvement, Integrative Medicine, Academic Medicine, Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with my family and friends, watching Cleveland sports, cheering for the U.S., Women’s National Soccer Team, spinning, reading, crafting, and seeing shows at Playhouse Square
Future Plans: After residency, I hope to pursue a Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship. I would like to someday practice Family Medicine with a special focus on treatment and preventative care in sports and be a physician for an athletic team in the Cleveland area!
Why I Chose Cleveland Clinic Lakewood: "I was very impressed with Cleveland Clinic Lakewood after completing an audition rotation during my fourth year of medical school. The residents, faculty, and staff members were all so welcoming and I admired how passionate everyone was about providing the best care possible for their patients. The residents receive superb training and are provided with unique opportunities at a world-renowned health system. Cleveland Clinic Lakewood is a place I will be supported and challenged while I grow as a Family Medicine physician. I am so happy to be a part of this wonderful community!"

Emery Young, Jr., DO

Emery Young, Jr., DO | Cleveland Clinic

Hometown: Raleigh, NC
Education:
Medical School/Grad Year: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2020
Undergrad/Grad Year: Lafayette College, 2013
Awards: SGA Recognition Award, Physician Diversity Scholar
Medical Interests: Chronic Disease Management, OMT, Sports Medicine, Ambulatory Procedures, Underserved Populations, Preventative Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Sports (Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Running), Powerlifting, Marvel Comics, Video Games, Travel, Dogs, Hiking, Friends and Family, Movies
Future Plans: Complete Residency, Practice in adverse area, fix up current home.
Why I Chose Cleveland Clinic Lakewood: "When I rotated at Lakewood I loved the atmosphere of learning and I loved the people. I felt like I would be able to become the best physician as well as grow as a person. The people at the program also seemed to value a work life balance, which is something I value highly as well. I knew I would have a ton of support from everyone during my time at Lakewood"

PGY-2-Residents

PGY-2-Residents

Amy Horwitz, DO

Amy Horwitz, DO | Cleveland Clinic

Hometown: Toledo, OH
Education:
Medical School/Grad Year: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2019
Undergrad/Grad Year: Indiana University Bloomington, 2015
Awards: OUHCOM Outstanding Student - Cleveland
Medical Interests: Women's health, sports medicine, preventive medicine, adolescent medicine, mental health
Hobbies/Interests:  Reading, painting, exercise classes, spending time with family and friends, baking, watching sports - especially Indiana basketball
Future Plans: I hope to stay in the Cleveland area and practice outpatient primary care
Why I Chose Fairview: "I had the opportunity to rotate at Fairview as a medical student and felt at home from day one. All the residents, faculty and staff were extremely welcoming and created a supportive, team-based work environment.  In addition to the family atmosphere, the innovative curriculum provides a variety of experiences that I know will help me become a well-rounded family physician"

Ling-Ling Lee, MD, MS

Ling-Ling Lee, MD, MS | Cleveland Clinic

Hometown: Moon, Pennsylvania
Education:
Medical School/Grad Year: Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, 2019
Undergrad/Grad Year: Carnegie Mellon University, 2013
Awards: The Daniel E. Sweeney Award in Family Medicine (CCF), 2019
Medical Interests: Nutrition, behavioral health, preventive medicine, sports medicine, integrative medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Cooking and trying new foods, running, swimming, yoga, watching my favorite Pittsburgh (and Cleveland) sports teams
Future Plans: I hope to practice outpatient primary care and be active in community health promotion and research
Why I Chose Fairview: "I chose Fairview because of the people. The dedication and collaboration among the residents, staff, and faculty was inspiring when I rotated as a student. I felt confident that I could grow as a caregiver while exploring interests in areas from behavioral health to integrative medicine at Fairview. As a new resident both in the program and in the city of Lakewood, I am excited to serve and engage this wonderful community!"

Katherine (Kathee) Liang, MD

Katherine (Kathee) Liang, MD | Cleveland Clinic

Hometown: Newton, MA
Education:
Medical School/Grad Year: University of Massachusetts Medical School, 2019
Undergrad/Grad Year: Washington University in St. Louis, 2012
Awards: Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society, Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute Scholar, UMMS Star Educator Award
Medical Interests: Preventive Medicine, Academic Medicine, Underserved Care, Quality Improvement, Medical Informatics
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, food adventures, watching and playing sports, Netflix, spending time with my husband (a CCF Otolaryngology resident)
Future Plans: I would love to practice full spectrum family medicine in an academic setting with a diverse patient population and possibly pursue an informatics fellowship
Why I Chose Fairview: "My husband and I are so excited to be moving to Cleveland! I was impressed by the relationship between the faculty and residents, and knew I would find my home away from home here at Fairview. On my interview day, I was also struck by Fairview's commitment to innovation–specifically in how we train future family doctors. I knew I would come out prepared to practice in our ever-changing and increasingly complex health care environment. I saw that residents were given time and support to develop their own academic interests and I'm looking forward to learning OMT!"

Molly McDermott, DO

Molly McDermott, DO | Cleveland Clinic

Hometown: Strongsville, OH
Education:  BA in Biology
Medical School/Grad Year: Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2019
Undergrad/Grad Year: Indiana University, 2013
Awards: Scribe of the Year 2014, MU-COM Academic All-Star, Gold Humanism Honor Society, Sigma Sigma Phi (Medical Honor Society)
Medical Interests: Primary care sports medicine, preventative medicine, global health, osteopathic manipulative medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with family and friends, staying active, cooking, trying new restaurants and breweries, and gardening
Future Plans: I hope to pursue a Primary Care Sports Medicine fellowship and integrate sports medicine and family medicine with a focus on disease prevention into an outpatient clinic
Why I Chose Fairview: "During my audition rotation as a fourth-year medical student, I was immediately welcomed as part of the team. The patient-centered mindset and compassionate care provided by each resident and faculty member truly drew me to this program. At this institute I will receive the training to be a well-rounded family physician that also has the opportunity to further pursue my individualized passions. In just one month, I felt right at home and knew that I would be able to grow personally and professionally during my residency"

Jessica C. Tomazic, MD

Hometown: Lorain, OH
Education: BS in Art, Philosophy and Literature; BS in Health Sciences
Medical School/Grad Year: Northeast Ohio Medical University, 2019
Undergrad/Grad Year: The United States Military Academy – West Point, 2005; Cleveland State University, 2015
Medical Interests: Integrative medicine, functional medicine, Osteopathic manipulation medicine, sports medicine, women's health, underserved populations, integrative behavioral health, health promotions, practice management, informatics, narrative medicine, wilderness medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Mountain biking, trail running strength training, cooking and nutrition, triathlon, bikepacking, traveling, hiking, camping, hanging out with family and friends especially my husband and dog
Future Plans: I plan to practice medicine in Northeast Ohio with a commitment to advocating for safe and healthy communities while helping individuals become active stewards of their health, with a focus on lifestyle interventions in underserved populations. Currently, I would like to pursue post-residency education and training in sports medicine, functional medicine, integrative behavioral health and wilderness medicine
Why I Chose Fairview: "Fairview is my ideal mix of a challenging and nurturing environment with a strong emphasis on fostering relationships and building community. The experienced, competent and caring faculty provides a high degree of guided but robust autonomy, helping to create a resident culture that values respect, teamwork, competency, learning, and innovation. I feel I have the support to pursue my passions for wellness and community-building while exploring my many medical interests. And all while serving patients and communities in my home of Northeast Ohio"

Brian H. Youseff, MD, PhD

Hometown: Rocky River, OH
Education: BS in Microbiology
Medical School/Grad Year: University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, 2019
Undergrad/Grad Year: The Ohio State University, 2010
Awards: MD/PhD Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Earl H. Freimer MD/PhD Award, Robert R. Buell Memorial Achievement Award, Professor Daniel A. Koechel Scholarship, University of Toledo College of Medicine Honors Scholarship, University of Toledo MD/PhD Program Scholarship
Medical Interests: Full Scope Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Hospice, LGBT Health, Health Policy Advocacy, Politics of Medicine, Business and Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy spending time with family and friends, good food and drinks, watching Sci-Fi movies, hiking, being in the Metroparks, working in the garden and on home projects
Future Plans: I hope to practice full scope Family Medicine in the Cleveland area, along with contributing to the advancement of medicine through research and teaching
Why I Chose Fairview: "When choosing a residency program, I was looking for two major things. 1. To be trained well in all aspects of the diverse field of Family Medicine, including novel, innovative ways of delivering patient-care. 2. A supportive environment that fosters teamwork and interdisciplinary collaboration, while encouraging personal growth and well-being. I found both of these things in the Cleveland Clinic Family Medicine Residency program"


PGY-3-Residents

PGY-3-Residents

Cara Cioffi, MD

Cara Cioffi, MD | Cleveland Clinic

Hometown: Amherst, OH
Education:
Medical School/Grad Year: Northeast Ohio Medical University, 5/19/18
Undergrad/Grad Year: Kent State University, 2013
Awards: Summa Cum Lade, Phi Beta Kappa
Medical Interests: Women's health, preventive medicine, integrative medicine, pediatric and adolescent medicine.
Hobbies/Interests: Cooking, spending time in the metroparks, yoga, and being with family and friends.
Future Plans: I hope to stay in the Cleveland area and practice outpatient primary care.
Why I Chose Fairview: "During my fourth year rotation as a medical student, I noticed that the environment at Fairview was warm and welcoming. The residents seemed genuinely happy and got along well with their co-residents and faculty. Residents seemed eager to learn and faculty seemed eager to provide information on whatever residents were passionate about. Their integrative medicine track also set them apart from other programs."

Stephanie Deuley

Stephanie Deuley | Cleveland Clinic

Hometown: Chagrin Falls, OH
Education: BS Public Health
Medical School/Grad Year: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, 5/12/18
Undergrad/Grad Year: The Ohio State University, 2013
Awards: OU-HCOM Social Medicine Award, OH-HCOM Global Health Award, Rual Urban Scholars Program, Gold Humanism Honor Society, Sigma Sigma Phi (Medical Honor Society)
Medical Interests: Public/Preventative Health, Global Health, Integrative Medicine, Women's Health, Adolescent Health, Advocacy, LGBTQ Health.
Hobbies/Interests: Running, basketball (Go CAVS!), hiking, traveling, reading, OSU football, trying new breweries.
Future Plans: I hope to practice broad scope family practice with a focus on preventative and public health in an urban setting, and envision working with a diverse patient population.  I also hope to be a part of a sustainable global health project in the future.
Why I Chose Fairview: "Fairview offers one of the most diverse training programs I've seen and will give me the option to learn topics such as integrative medicine, OMT, global health, and women's health. I grew up in Cleveland, and my family still resides here. When I came to interview at Fairview, I was so excited by how much I connected with everyone. I loved meeting the residents and faculty and left the day extremely impressed! After the interview, I drove through the Metroparks looking at the beautiful scenery and got the immediate feeling that I truly was at home."

DeAundre Dyer, DO

DeAundre Dyer, DO | Cleveland Clinic

Hometown: Detroit, MI
Education: BA Psychology
Medical School/Grad Year: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, 5/1/18
Undergrad/Grad Year: University of Detroit Mercy, 2006
Awards: Michigan Osteopathic College Foundation Scholarship, Edward N. Hodges J.D. Scholarship, A.H. Kabara Memorial Endowed Award. 
Medical Interests: Public/Preventative Health, Global Health, Integrative Medicine, Women's Health, Adolescent Health, Advocacy, LGBTQ Health.
Hobbies/Interests: Most of my time is consumed making arts and crafts, watching kids movies and mother goose club car karaoke. I have a wife and two daughters that usually get first dibs on any available time. If I am not with them, I enjoy watching stand-up comedy, sci-fi novels, combat sports and doomsday prepping.
Future Plans: My hope is to practice full scope family medicine while also engaging in public policy and political advocacy.
Why I Chose Fairview: "I selected Fairview because I felt as if they were committed to the development of their residents. While rotating, I felt excited to come in everyday because I knew, I would know substantially more at the end of each day. I had the opportunity to complete my clinical rotations at a number of hospitals throughout the Midwest. Fairview was one of my favorite rotations and I had the opportunity to practice great medicine."

Emily Maraschky, MD

Emily Maraschky, MD | Cleveland Clinic

Hometown: Buffalo, NY
Education:
Medical School/Grad Year: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 5/20/18
Undergrad/Grad Year: Brandeis University, 2014
Awards: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Daniel E. Sweeney Award in Family Medicine, Honors with Distinction in Research.
Medical Interests: Health disparities, underserved populations, women's health, health policy.
Hobbies/Interests: Ice skating, kayaking, watercolor painting, caring for my rabbit.
Future Plans: I'd love to be a leader in a community health center and care for patients regardless of their ability to pay or their insurance status. I also hope to continue doing research, while spending the majority of my time in direct patient care.
Why I Chose Fairview: "When I rotated at Fairview as a medical student, I felt welcomed and was treated as a valued member of the team. I think Fairview will be an excellent place for me to learn and grow as a family physician. I was also encouraged by the faculty's commitment to both advocacy and research."

Anna McLaughlin, MD

Anna McLaughlin, MD | Cleveland Clinic

Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Education:
Medical School/Grad Year: NEOMED, 2018
Undergrad/Grad Year: Cleveland State University, 2014
Awards: Downing Urban Health MD Scholarship, Raymond and Jacqueline Boniface and Richard and Elisabeth Young Scholarship, David and Inez Myers Foundations Scholarship, Cleveland State Scholar Scholarship.
Medical Interests: Holistic care, Preventive Medicine, Lifestyle Medicine, Nutrition, Mental Health, Care for the Underserved.
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with my husband, family and friends, cooking, hiking and being outdoors.
Future Plans: Practice primary care with an emphasis on underserved care, holistic care and preventive medicine. I would also love to serve as a mentor for others interested in pursuing family medicine.
Why I Chose Fairview: "I love Fairview's holistic approach to both patient care and residency training. During my audition rotation as a medical student, I witnessed quality care provided to patients by compassionate providers. I am so excited to be part of a team that is so invested in the surrounding community."

Justin Stumph, DO

Justin Stumph, DO | Cleveland Clinic

Hometown: Columbus, OH
Education:
Medical School/Grad Year: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2018
Undergrad/Grad Year: Miami University, 2014
Awards: American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine Student Meritorious Service Award, Ohio Heritage Foundations Primary Care Scholarship, OU-HCOM Outstanding Research Award.
Medical Interests: Primary care sports medicine, preventative medicine, osteopathic manipulative medicine, integrative medicine, research.
Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy working out and playing sports, traveling, listening to music, watching movies and spending time with friends and family.
Future Plans: I hope to pursue a primary care sports medicine fellowship after residency and then practice family medicine with an emphasis on sports medicine, along with teaching and research.
Why I Chose Fairview: "I was lucky to rotate at Fairview as a medical student and absolutely loved the program. All of the people at Fairview are incredibly caring and passionate. The training is top-notch and constantly evolving to prepare residents for careers as family physicians. Fairview also has a strong osteopathic identity, which was something very important to me when choosing a residency program. Overall, Fairview felt like home to me and I am very happy to be part of the family."