Residents

Current Residents

PGY V
Sardius Chen, MD

Undergraduate: Pomona College, Claremont
Medical School: New York Medical College, Valhalla
Preliminary: Norwalk Hospital, Connecticut

Joseph Kallini, MD

Undergraduate: UCLA
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Preliminary: Eisenhower Medical Center, Rancho Mirage, California

Paulo Serapio, MD

Undergraduate: University of Colorado, Boulder
Medical School: New York Medical College, Valhalla
Preliminary: California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco

PGY IV
Stephen Chan, MD

Undergraduate: University of California, Davis
Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
Preliminary: St. Mary’s Medical Center, Long Beach

Yosef Chodakiewitz, MD

Undergraduate: University of Southern California
Medical School: Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
Preliminary: Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu

Phong Ha, MD

Undergraduate: Stanford University
Medical School: University of California, Davis
Preliminary: Eisenhower Medical Center, Rancho Mirage

Ricky Kaneshiro, MD

Undergraduate: Santa Clara University
Medical School: University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine
Preliminary: University of Hawaii

PGY III
Kevin Hoang, MD

Undergraduate: University of California, Davis
Medical School: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Des Moines
Preliminary: University of Iowa Hospitals, Des Moines

Charlotte Lansky, MD

Undergraduate: University of Southern California
Medical School: University of Arizona, Phoenix
Transitional: Tucson Hospitals, Arizona

Michael Petry, MD

Undergraduate: Stoney Brook University, New York
Medical School: Stoney Brook University School of Medicine, New York
Transitional: Stoney Brook Hospitals, New York

PGY II
Cato Chan, MD

Undergraduate: University of California, San Diego
Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
Preliminary: University of California, Irvine Medical Center

Barry Golestany, MD

Undergraduate: Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University
Transitional: Kaweah Delta Health Care District, California

Kingsley Okoro, MD

Undergraduate: University of Notre Dame, Indiana
Medical School: Rush Medical College of Rush University, Illinois
Preliminary: University of California, Irvine Medical Center

2020 Incoming Residents
Johnathan Fournier, MD

Undergraduate: Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
Medical School: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland School of Medicine
Preliminary: Saint Mary’s Medical Center, Long Beach, CA

Alan Lee, MD

Undergraduate: University of California, Berkeley
Medical School: Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at the University of Vermont
Preliminary: University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals, WA

Susan Win, MD

Undergraduate: University of California, San Diego
Medical School: Albany Medical College, NY
Preliminary: Albany Medical Center, NY

Alumni Residents

Catherine Evans

Women’s Imaging Fellowship, Los Angeles County + Keck USC Medical Center

Peyman Kangavari

Neuroradiology Fellowship, UCLA

Michael Pakdaman

Neuroradiology Fellowship, UCSD

Jordan Gutovich, MD

Neuroradiology Fellowship, Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles

Attending Radiologist, West County Radiological Group - Mercy Hospital, Saint Luis, MO

Brian Lee, MD

Interventional Radiology Fellowship, Weill-Cornell Medicine, New York

Attending Interventional Radiologist, Desert Radiology, Las Vegas, NV

Yaniv Raphael, MD

Abdominal Imaging Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco

Attending Radiologist, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Allen Ardestani, MD, PhD

Neuroradiology Fellowship, UCLA

Attending Radiologist, UT Methodist Healthcare, Memphis, Tennessee

Garrett Dejesus, MD

Body Imaging Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco

Attending Radiologist, Scripps Memorial Hospital, San Diego, CA

Jonathan Frankel, MD

Cardiothracic Imaging and Intervention Fellowship, Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center

Attending Radiologist, Lambert Radiology Medical Group, Whittier, California

Christopher Watterson, MD

Pediatric Radiology Fellowship, Boston Children's Hospital

Neuroradiology Fellowship, Emory University, Georgia

Attending Radiologist, Emory Healthcare, Atlanta, GA

Joseph Miller, MD

Interventional Radiology Fellowship, University of Colorado, Denver
Attending Radiologist, Children's Hospital, Los Angeles

Charles Rawson, MD

Neuroradiology Radiology Fellowship, University of Colorado, Denver
VHA National Teleradiology Program, Hawaii

Avetis Azizyan, MD

Neuroradiology Fellowship, UCLA
Assistant Professor, Radiology, UCLA

Emmanuil Smorodinsky, MD

Neuroradiology Fellowship, UCLA
Attending Radiologist, Cedars-Sinai

Sean Welsh, MD

Occupational Medicine Residency, Loma Linda University, California
Private Practice Physician, Whittier, California

Christine Ghatan, MD

Interventional Radiology Fellowship, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
Interventional Radiologist, VA Palo Alto Medical Center, California

Blake Kightlinger, MD

Neuroradiology Fellowship, Miami General Hospital, Florida
Attending Radiologist, Adventist Healthcare, Rockville, Maryland

Louis Muscarella, MD

Neuroradiology Fellowship, Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center
Musculoskeletal MRI Fellowship, RadNet, Los Angeles
OnRad, Los Angeles

Lien Doan, MD

Body Imaging Fellowship, Cedars-Sinai
StatRad, Los Angeles

Shane Smith, MD

Musculoskeletal Imaging Fellowship, Cedars-Sinai
Columbus Radiology, Honolulu

Max Pollock, MD

Neuroradiology Fellowship, Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center
StatRad, Los Angeles

Jason Merchant, MD

Musculoskeletal Imaging Fellowship, University of Southern California
Hawaii Permanente Medical Group, Honolulu

Kristine Andrade, MD

Pediatric Radiology Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
StatRad, Los Angeles

Michael Witkosky, MD

Neuroradiology Fellowship, University of Washington, Seattle
Attending Radiologist, Cedars-Sinai

Kamron Izadi, MD

Neuroradiology Fellowship, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Beverly Radiology Medical Group (RadNet), Los Angeles

Daria Motamedi, MD

Musculoskeletal Fellowship, University of California, San Diego
Attending Radiologist, University of California, San Francisco

Skorn Ponrartana, MD, MPH

Pediatric Radiology Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Pediatric Neuroradiology Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Assistant professor, Pediatric Radiology, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles

David Ishimitsu, MD

Body Imaging Fellowship, Cedars-Sinai
Attending Physician, U.S. Department of Veterans West Los Angeles Medical Center

Andrew Chiang, MD

Musculoskeletal Fellowship, National Orthopedic Imaging Associates, San Francisco
Assistant Professor, Musculoskeletal Radiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago

Jose Ospina, MD

Neuroradiology Fellowship, University of California, Irvine
ONRAD Teleradiology Group, Los Angeles

Sun Young, MD

Neuroradiology Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco

Thomas Nguyen, MD

Body Imaging Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco
Breast-Ultrasound Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco

Brian Tzung, MD

Neuroradiology Fellowship, UCLA

Brandon Grusd, MD

Interventional Radiology Fellowship, Stanford University
Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines, La Jolla

Phillip Cheng, MD

Abdominal Imaging Fellowship, UCLA
Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology, University of Southern California

Gregory Anderson, MD

Musculoskeletal Imaging Fellowship, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Radiology Medical Group, San Diego

Veronica Arteaga, MD

Thoracic Imaging Fellowship, UCLA
Section Chief, Thoracic Imaging, University of Arizona, Tucson

Dan Lee, MD

Musculoskeletal Imaging Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco
Body/MR Imaging Fellowship, Cedars-Sinai
Radquest Imaging Medical Associates, Anaheim

Alexander Jung, MD

Abdominal Imaging Fellowship, UCLA
Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology, University of Southern California

Richard Arigo, MD

Musculoskeletal Imaging Fellowship, University of California, San Diego
Radnet, Northridge

Richard Courtney, MD

Cardiovascular Imaging Fellowship, 2011, Stanford University Hospital and Lucille Packard Children's Hospital
Current Position: CV Imaging Director and Staff Radiologist. Cookeville Regional Medical Center, Tennessee

Linda Hwa, MD

Breast Imaging Fellowship, UCLA
Radquest Imaging Medical Associates, Anaheim

David Weitz, MD

Medical Diagnostic Imaging Group, Phoenix

Shanoe Cutts, MD

Neuroradiology Fellowship, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix
San Diego Imaging, California

Gretchen Gwynette, MD

Abdominal Imaging Fellowship, UCLA

David Reiner, MD

Valley Diagnostic Imaging, Providence St. Joseph Medical Center, Burbank

Have Questions or Need Help?

Contact us if you have questions or would like to learn more about the Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program at Cedars-Sinai.

S. Mark Taper Foundation Imaging Center
8705 Gracie Allen Drive, Suite M-335
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Joseph Stuckelman, Academic Program Coordinator

Fax: 310-423-8335