Meet our Fellows

Class of 2024


Priyanka Kumar, MD
Third Year Fellow

Dr. Kumar grew up in Houston, Texas, and attended the University of Texas in Austin majoring in Human Biology, and completed her medical training at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX. She completed an Ob/Gyn residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School.  Dr. Kumar is excited to continue training in Virginia where she lives with her husband and two kids! Clinically she has a special interest in the management of diabetes and hypertension in pregnancy and is looking forward to engaging in clinical research projects and working with residents. In her free time, she likes to travel, cook, go to the gym, and spend time with friends and family.





Class of 2025

University of Virginia Rachelle Abdelnour, MD, Ob Gyn Fellow

Rachelle Abdelnour, MD
Second Year Fellow

Dr. Abdelnour grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, and attended the Northeast Ohio Medical University accelerated program through Kent State University for her undergrad and her medical training. She completed an Ob/Gyn residency at Cleveland Clinic Akron General. Dr. Abdelnour is excited to continue her training in Virginia! She enjoys teaching and is interested in research about hypertensive diseases in pregnancy. In her free time, she likes to workout at Orangetheory, cook, bake, and spend time with her husband, her friends and family.






Class of 2026

Ryan Farias, MD

Ryan Farias, MD
First Year Fellow

Dr. Farias grew up in Brookfield, Connecticut, and attended Cornell University for undergrad, majoring in Chemistry.  He attended medical school and completed his OB/GYN residency training at the University of Connecticut. He is excited to continue his training here in Virginia. Dr. Farias research interests include preterm birth, diabetes, and management of cardiac disease in pregnancy. In his free time, he likes to golf, play video games, bike, and spend time with his wife.






Incoming Class of 2027

University of Virginia Adam Schettler, MD, Ob Gyn Resident

Adam Schettler, MD

Dr. Schettler grew up in Northwestern Pennsylvania and went to college at Penn State. After college he worked for a few years in Washington, DC and then served 5 years in the US Army. After leaving the Army, he came to UVA for medical school and loved it.

Adam Schettler, MD stated, “I was extremely lucky to stay for residency and am very excited to be the next MFM fellow! I’m married with two children.”





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