Current Residents

Chief Residents - Class of 2024

Simone Barker, MD
Hometown: Aptos, CA

Medical School: University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio

Hobbies: Hiking, camping, cooking, skiing, gardening, interior design, fashion design, and reading.
Hyunseo Jung, MD
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea & Port Washington, NY

Medical School: Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

Hobbies: Snowboarding, tennis, films/documentaries, family time, and travel.
Jeffrey Mella, MD
Hometown: Orem, Utah

Medical School: University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio

Hobbies: Skiing, wakesurfing, woodworking, trail running, playing guitar, reading, and spending time with family and friends.


PGY4 Residents - Class of 2025

Nelson Gruszczynski, MD
Hometown: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Medical School: Mayo Clinic Alix SOM

Hobbies: Ice hockey, guitar, and singing
Claudia Gutierrez, MD
Hometown: Fredericksburg, VA

Medical School: Mayo Clinic Alix SOM

Hobbies: Salsa dancing, traveling, and learning new languages
Christopher Harryman, MD
Hometown: Louisville, KY

Medical School: University of Kentucky

Hobbies: Golf, basketball, outdoors, dogs, and rooting for the Michigan Wolverines

PGY3 Residents - Class of 2026

Kent Curran, MD, MBA
Hometown: Eden Prairie, MN

Medical School: Albany Medical College

Hobbies: Playing any sport, especially golf. I enjoy hiking, fishing, listening to music, and watching movies.
Betsy Szeto, MD
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario

Medical School: Columbia University

Hobbies: Traveling, trying new restaurants, hiking, yoga, indoor plants.
Katherine Webb, MD
Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Medical School: Albany Medical College

Hobbies: Playing soccer, tennis, hiking and trail running with my dog, reading, listening to audiobooks / podcasts, and spending time with friends and family.

PGY2 Residents - Class of 2027

Benjamin Aunins, MD
Hometown: Doylestown, PA

Medical School: University of Cincinnati

Hobbies: Cooking, gardening, rock climbing, backpacking, mountain biking, disc golf
Alexander Murr, MD
Hometown: Raleigh, NC

Medical School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Hobbies: Running, espresso, hiking, Settlers of Catan
Jared Sperling, MD
Hometown: Austin, TX

Medical School: University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Hobbies: Running with my dog, golf, skiing, F1 racing, trying new foods, and playing the drums.

PGY1 Residents - Class of 2028

Shaley Charous, MD
Hometown: Hillsdale, MI

Medical School: University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine

Interests: Hot Yoga and movement training, running, rare tropical plant enthusiast, trader, and businesswoman
Aleeza Leder Macek, MD
Hometown: Naperville, IL

Medical School: New York University Grossman School of Medicine

Interests: Theater, singing, baking, exploring, and art appreciation.
Akshay Murthy, MD
Hometown: Chantilly, VA

Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Interests: Playing guitar, Tae-Kwon-Do, tennis, and snowboarding