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Current Residents

The Saint Louis University radiology residency program attracts excellent medical students from all over the world. After graduation, our residents earn fellowship positions in all radiology subspecialties at prestigious institutions across the country.

Class of 2021
Yusuf Akpolat, M.D.

Yusuf Akpolat, M.D.

Chief resident
Medical studies: Hacettepe University School of Medicine, followed by a general surgery internship at Saint Louis University Hospital
Future plans: Recently matched into fellowship position for Breast Imaging at MD Anderson Cancer Center


Ahmed El-Sabbagh

Ahmed El-Sabbagh, M.D.

Medical studies: University of Aleppo, followed by an Internal Medicine-Geriatric fellowship at Oakwood hospital, Michigan and a Nuclear Medicine residency at St. Louis University
Future plans:  Recently accepted a position in private practice for general radiology and nuclear medicine.


Jared Koen, M.D.

Jared Koen, M.D.

Undergraduate studies: Missouri State University
Medical studies: University of Medicine and Health Sciences in St. Kitts, followed by a general surgery internship at Saint Louis University Hospital
Future plans: Recently accepted fellowship position for Body Imaging at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology.


Mark Mingo, M.D.

Mark Mingo, M.D.

Chief resident
Undergraduate studies: Dakota Wesleyan University
Medical studies: University of South Dakota-Sanford School of Medicine, followed by a transitional year internship at Broadlawns Medical Center
Future plans: Recently accepted fellowship position for Neuroradiology at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology.


Neda Najmi, M.D.

Neda Najmi, M.D.

Medical studies: Iran University of Medical Science, followed by a diagnostic radiology residency at Tehran University of Medical Science and an internal medicine internship at Mount Sinai Hospital Chicago
Future plans: Recently accepted fellowship position for Breast Imaging at University of Texas- Southwestern Medical Center


Affan Umer, M.D.

Affan Umer, M.D.

Medical studies: Aga Khan Medical College, followed by a general surgery internship at the University of Connecticut
Future plans: Further training in Interventional Radiology


Class of 2022
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Julia Kiernan, M.D.

Junior chief resident
Medical studies: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, followed by an internal medicine internship at University of Cincinnati.
Undergraduate studies: Dartmouth College


Marshall Meeks, M.D.

Marshall Meeks, M.D. 

Medical studies: Saint Louis University School of Medicine, followed by a transitional year internship at MacNeal Hospital in Chicago, Illinois
Undergraduate studies:  University of Minnesota


Tejas Pulisetty

Tejas Pulisetty, M.D. 

Medical studies: New York Medical College, followed by an internal medicine internship at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai-Elmhurst Hospital
Undergraduate studies: Duke University


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Alisa Tanakit, M.D.

Medical studies: Washington University in St. Louis school of Medicine, followed by an internal medicine intern year at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn
Undergraduate Studies: UCSD


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Evan Wolff, D.O.

Medical studies: A. T. Still University - School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona, followed by a Traditional Rotating Internship - Larkin Community Hospital
Undergraduade Studies: University of North Dakota


Francis Wu, M.D.

Francis Wu, M.D. 

Medical studies: Washington University in St. Louis school of Medicine, followed by an internal medicine internship at Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Undergraduate Studies: Washington University in St. Louis


Class of 2023
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Kapil Chaudhary, M.D., Ph.D.

Medical studies: Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences followed by a Ph.D. in Molecular Medicine at Medical College of Georgia, and Internship and Nuclear Medicine residency at Washington University at St. Louis.


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Landon Ginsberg, M.D.

Medical studies: Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, followed by a Preliminary Year - Medicine, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital Chicago, IL
Undergraduate studies: Michigan State University


Megan O'Brien

Megan O'Brien, D.O. 

Medical studies: A.T. Still University-Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, followed by general surgery internship at University of Central Florida and further surgical training at Carle Hospital in Urbana, IL.
Undergraduate studies:  Rhodes College


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Fatima Sharif, M.D. 

Medical studies: University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine,  followed by a Surgical Internship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Undergraduate studies: University of Missouri- Kansas City


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Chris Terrill, M.D.

Medical studies: Saint Louis University School of Medicine, followed by an intern year in internal medicine at St. Mary's Hospital, St. Louis
Undergraduate Studies: Kansas University


Tracey

Zakious Tracey, M.D., RRT

Medical studies: Medical University of the Americas, followed by  Internal Medicine Internship at LSU-Shreveport
Undergraduate Studies: Florida A&M University


Class of 2024
Agarwal

Reema Agarwal, M.D.

Medical studies: Saint Louis University School of Medicine, followed by an internship at Saint Louis University.
Undergraduate studies: Saint Louis University


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Amirhossein Mohammadian Bajgiran, M.D.

Medical studies: Mashhad University of Medical Science, followed by internal medicine internship at Berkshire Medical Center.


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Adam Held, M.D.

Medical studies: University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford, followed by an internal medicine internship at Carle Hospital in Urbana, IL
Undergraduate studies:  University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign


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Lin Gu, M.D. 

Medical studies: Peking Union Medical College (8-year program, Beijing, China), followed by a general surgery internship at University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY


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Harrison Nguyen, D.O., MBA

Medical studies: Kansas City University, followed by a transitional year at Redmond Regional Medical Center (Rome, GA)
MBA: Rockhurst University
Undergraduate Studies: University of Missouri- Columbia


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Nathanael Herndier, D.O. 

Medical studies: College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific in Pomona, California followed by a transitional year internship at Ocala Regional Medical Center.
Undergraduate Studies: University of California, Irvine.


Recent Placements
Class of 2020
  • Pediatric radiology fellowship at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology
  • Cardiothoracic imaging fellowship at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology
  • Body imaging fellowship at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology
  • Interventional radiology fellowship at St. Louis University Hospital
  • Breast imaging fellowship at the University of Washington, Seattle
  • Musculoskeletal radiology fellowship at Northwestern
Class of 2019
  • Interventional radiology fellowship at St. Louis University Hospital
  • Breast imaging fellowship at University of Utah
  • Interventional radiology fellowship at Rush University
  • Cardiothoracic imaging fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Neuroradiology fellowship at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology
  • Neuroradiology fellowship at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology
Class of 2018
  • Interventional oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Cardiothoracic imaging fellowship at New York University Langone Medical Center
  • Breast imaging fellowship at Duke University
  • Neuroradiology fellowship at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology
  • Body imaging fellowship at Johns Hopkins
  • Body imaging fellowship at University of California Irvine
  • Neuroradiology fellowship at Yale University
Class of 2017
  • Body imaging fellowship at Johns Hopkins
  • Musculoskeletal radiology fellowship at Kansas University, Private practice
  • Abdominal imaging fellowship at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Private practice
  • Interventional radiology fellowship at St. Louis University Hospital, Academics
  • Interventional radiology fellowship at St. Louis University Hospital, Private practice
  • Abdominal imaging fellowship at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Academics
Class of 2016
  • Musculoskeletal radiology fellowship at Emory University, Private practice
  • Neuroradiology fellowship at Northwestern University
  • Interventional radiology fellowship at Medical University of South Carolina, Private practice
  • Interventional radiology fellowship at University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria
  • Neuroradiology fellowship at University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria
  • Interventional radiology fellowship at St. Louis University Hospital, Private practice
Class of 2015
  • Body imaging fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Body imaging fellowship at Medical College of Wisconsin, Private practice
  • Body imaging fellowship at University of Southern California, Private practice
  • Neuroradiology fellowship at Mallinckrodt, Private practice
  • Musculoskeletal radiology fellowship at Kansas University Medical Center, Private practice
  • Interventional radiology fellowship at St. Louis University Hospital, Academics
  • Interventional radiology fellowship at University of Pittsburgh
Class of 2014
  • Neuroradiology fellowship at Mallinckrodt, Private practice
  • Pediatric radiology fellowship at Mallinckrodt, Private practice
  • Body imaging fellowship at Medical College of Wisconsin, Private practice
  • Abdominal imaging fellowship at Mallinckrodt, Academics
  • Body imaging fellowship at University of Colorado, Private practice
  • Musculoskeletal radiology fellowship at Virginia Commonwealth University, Private practice
Class of 2013
  • Body imaging fellowship at University of Southern California
  • Pediatric radiology fellowship at Mallinckrodt, Academics
  • Musculoskeletal radiology fellowship at University of California Irvine
  • Body imaging fellowship at MD Anderson
  • Interventional radiology fellowship at University of Miami
  • Body imaging fellowship at MD Anderson 
Class of 2012
  • Body imaging fellowship at MD Anderson, Private practice
  • Interventional radiology fellowship at Emory, Private practice
  • Abdominal imaging fellowship at Mallinckrodt, Private practice
  • Neuroradiology fellowship at Mallinckrodt, Private practice
  • Abdominal imaging fellowship at Mallinckrodt, Private practice
  • Musculoskeletal radiology fellowship at University of Texas, Private practice 
Class of 2011
  • Interventional radiology fellowship at Mallinckrodt, Private practice
  • Pediatric radiology fellowship at Mallinckrodt, Military
  • MRI fellowship at Mallinckrodt, Private practice
  • Musculoskeletal radiology fellowship at Mallinckrodt, Private practice
  • Neuroradiology fellowship at Mallinckrodt, Private practice
  • Breast imaging fellowship at Pittsburgh
Class of 2010
  • Cardiothoracic imaging fellowship at Mallinckrodt, Academics
  • Abdominal imaging fellowship at Mallinckrodt
  • Abdominal imaging fellowship at University of Washington
Class of 2009
  • Cardiothoracic imaging fellowship at Mallinckrodt
  • Neuroradiology fellowship at Mallinckrodt
  • Neuroradiology fellowship at Mallinckrodt
  • Cross sectional (CT & MRI) fellowship at Johns Hopkins
  • Women’s imaging fellowship at Mallinckrodt, Private practice
Class of 2008
  • Body imaging fellowship at University of Southern California
  • Body imaging fellowship at Mallinckrodt
  • Neuroradiology fellowship at Mallinckrodt
  • Neuroradiology fellowship at Mallinckrodt
  • Interventional radiology fellowship at University of Virginia, Military 
Class of 2007
  • Interventional radiology fellowship at Mallinckrodt
  • Cardiovascular imaging fellowship at University of Illinois
  • Musculoskeletal imaging fellowship at University of Michigan
  • Neuroradiology fellowship at University of California
  • Neuroradiology fellowship at Mallinckrodt
  • Neuroradiology fellowship at Mallinckrodt, Academics