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Residents

Class of 2022


Dilraj  Grewal, MD
Chief Resident

Hometown: Yuba City, CA
Undergrad: UC Davis
Medical School: American University of Antigua College of Medicine
Previous Lives: Bacteriologist
Professional Interests: A Family Medicine physician who will work outpatient and emphasize the importance of preventative care to patients. 
Hobbies:
Cooking and spending time with family


Nina Lippey, DO

Hometown: Foster City, CA
Undergrad: Brown University
Medical School: Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Previous lives: Applied Behavior Analysis Therapist, Clinical Researcher 
Hobbies: Traveling, cooking/baking, foosball, Zumba, jewelry making, food and travel show enthusiast
Professional Goals: Commitment to treating the whole patient with a focus on cultural awareness, mental health, and improving access to care for underserved populations.


Thomas Randall, MD

Hometown:  Tustin, CA
Undergrad: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Previous Lives: ER Technician, Bartender, Swim Instructor
Hobbies: Cooking, Hiking, Bass Guitar, Mixology, Kayaking
Professional Goals: Working in either a community emergency department, community hospital setting, or pursuing a sports medicine fellowship.


Amy Sandhu, MD
Chief Resident

Hometown: Tracy, CA
Undergrad: UC Davis
Medical School: American University of Antigua 
Previous lives: Real estate agent, Lab analyst at a pharmaceutical company
Professional Interests: Addiction medicine, health education on preventative screenings
Hobbies: Hiking, traveling to new places 


Class of 2023


Francheska Garcia Portalatin, MD

Hometown: Ponce, Puerto Rico
Undergrad:
Universidad de Puerto Rico Recinto Universitario de Mayaguez
Medical School:
St Georges University
Previous Lives: 
Life before medical school involved competing in volleyball tournaments around the island and eating empanadillas 
Professional Interests:
To help underserved communities in a clinic/urgent care setting.
Hobbies: 
Cooking, Swimming/ Scuba diving, Hikes with my partner and my dog Abby 

 


Hay Ly, DO

Hometown: Anaheim, CA
Undergrad:
University of California, Irvine
Medical School:
DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
Professional Interests: Lifetime dedication to the well-being and happiness of my patients.
Hobbies:
Billiards, volleyball, hiking.

 

 


Zara Mahmud, MD

Hometown: Orange County, CA
Undergrad: University of California, Irvine
Medical School: St. George's University
Professional Interests: Practicing full-scope family medicine, in a smaller community, where patients could equally be neighbors, colleagues, and friends 
Hobbies: Life, liberty, and the pursuit of caffeine 

 


Jocelyn Nguyen, DO

Hometown: San Jose, CA
Undergrad:
UC Berkeley 
Medical School:
Touro University of Nevada
Previous Lives: 
Aspiring world traveler, International volunteer, Vietnamese-English Interpreter
Hobbies:
Cooking, Grilling, Spending time with friends/family, Board games, Being happy
Professional Goals: 
Provide holistic care to individuals and families of all ages and disease range, Reduce healthcare disparities, Empower patients with understanding of their health. 


Caroline Song, MD

Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri
Undergrad:
Saint Louis University, Biology and Theology
Graduate School:
NYU, Masters in Bioethics  
Medical School:
Ross University School of Medicine
Previous Lives:
Golfer, artist, chef, medical ethicist
Professional Interests: Hospitalist medicine in addition to outpatient care and future goals of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Hobbies:
Hiking, restoring old furniture, weight lifting


Phu Luong Vo, DO

Hometown: San Diego, CA
Undergrad:
University of California, San Diego
Medical School:
Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine - Harlem, NY
Previous Lives: 
Lab assistant at The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, QA at Stone Brewing Co., Pharmacy technician
Professional Interests: serve underserved communities like the one I grew up in; do a little bit of good during my brief time on Earth 
Hobbies:
NPR, reading the news, Sims, reading, rollerblading, hiking/outdoor adventures, ICE CREAM!

 


Class of 2024


Rajvir Brar, MD

Hometown: Delano, CA
Undergrad: University of California San Diego
Medical School:  American University of Antigua
Previous Lives: Med School Tutor, TA, Cashier, Aquarium Attendant
Professional Interests: Preventive Care, Rural Health, Addiction Medicine, and Missionary Work
Hobbies: Hiking, Lakers Basketball, cooking and learning new recipes, and spending time with my loved ones.

 


Samara Kazak, MD

Hometown: Santa Maria, CA
Undergrad: California State University East Bay
Medical School: American University of Antigua
Previous Lives: Ice cream and coffee connoisseur, Kobe fanatic.
Professional Interests: Volunteering within the community, specifically social justice and aiding the underserved.
Hobbies: Anything outdoors, hiking, watching sunsets on the beach, and discovering new cultures through food and traveling.

 


Kelly Law, DO

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Undergrad: University of California Berkeley
Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences
Previous Lives: Medical Receptionist, Medical Assistant, Clinical Researcher, and Teaching Assistant.
Professional Interests: Practice holistic and preventative care geared toward individual’s needs, expand my knowledge in mental health, and become a reliable patient advocate.
Hobbies: Hiking, traveling, spending time with my dog, friends, and family, volunteering in the community, and tutoring various types of subjects.


Gurbind Jussa Singh Sidhu, MD

Hometown: Phoenix, AZ
Undergrad: University of California Davis
Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine
Previous Lives: Plant Sciences, Academic Tutor, Deli Clerk
Professional Interests: Sports Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Chronic Disease Management
Hobbies: Listening to music of various genres, soccer, skiing, hiking, basketball, exercising.

 


Ruben Varghese, DO


Hometown:
Los Angeles, CA
Undergrad:
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM)
Professional Interests: to serve underserved communities as well as immigrant families, to provide preventative/holistic care to people of all ages, and to mainly be a voice for those that are not "heard" or for those struggling with mental health.
Hobbies: playing basketball and other sports, traveling to different parts of the world, and landscape photography.


Victoria Washington, MD


Hometown: Laurens, SC
Undergrad:
University of South Carolina, Columbia
Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina
Professional Interests: OB/GYN
Hobbies: running, knitting, ice skating

 


Brigitte Wray-Miller, DO


Hometown: Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Undergrad:
Barnard College, New York
Medical School: Touro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine
Previous Lives: Biological and Forensic Anthropologist, Archaeologist
Professional Interests: Helping each of my patients to the fullest of my ability.
Hobbies: Hanging out with my friends, family, and dog; board game enthusiast; hiking; the beach; baking.