Our Current Residents

Daniel Kapner, PGY-4, Clinical Chief Resident
Hometown: Huntington, NY
College: Penn State
Medical School: NYCOM
PM&R interests: Sports med, interventional pain medicine
Hobbies: Collecting watches, college sports, wrestling (the real kind), golfing, eating ridiculously spicy food
Interesting fact: I enjoy studying the migrational patterns of flightless birds

Rahil Khalik, PGY-4, Administrative Chief Resident
Hometown: Baltimore, MD
College: University of Maryland
Medical school: LECOM
PM&R interests: Sports med, interventional pain medicine
Hobbies: Being a player...in any sport especially basketball, being ravenous about the Ravens and cutting down on getting kicked out of parties for being too punny.
Interesting fact: I frequently partake in underwater basketweaving.
Contact info: rkhalik1@gmail.com

Nathaniel V. Zuziak, PGY-3, Academic Chief Resident
Hometown: Livonia, Michigan
College: Eastern Michigan University
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
PM&R Interests: Sports Medicine, P&O, Business/Administrative
Hobbies: Hockey, scuba diving, cooking, traveling, classic cars
Interesting fact:  Doctor by day, GQ stylist by night.
Contact info: nzuziak@gmail.com

Ameer Ali, PGY-2
Hometown: Monroe Township, NJ
College: Rutgers University
Medical School: Rowan University SOM
PM&R Interests: Sports Medicine, OMM, Regenerative medicine
Hobbies: Kali Martial Arts, Game of Thrones, basketball
Interesting fact: I have a fascination for butterflies
Contact info: ameerali89@gmail.com

Sahba Oboudiyat, PGY-2
Hometown: Wallingford, PA
College: THE Penn State University
Medical School: VCOM
PM&R Interests: Sports Medicine, Spinal Cord Injury
Hobbies: Playing/watching soccer, watching NFL/ College Football, producing music, cooking and eating when possible
Interesting fact: Nerd during the day, DJ at night
Contact info: soboudiyat@gmail.com

Oksana Zhivotenko, PGY-2
Hometown: Valley Stream, NY
College: Stony Brook University
Medical School: NYIT-COM
PM&R Interests: Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine
Hobbies: Paying volleyball, doing yoga, going hiking and snowboarding
Interesting fact:  I am an aspiring stand up comedian with horrible stage fright.
Contact info: ozhivoteko@gmail.com

Joanna Israel, PGY-1
Hometown: Santa Ana, CA
College: University of Nebraska-Omaha
Med School: Midwestern University - Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
PM&R Interests: Acute, Neuro, Sports, Global Health
Hobbies: Eating food, exploring nature, gym-ing
Interesting Fact: Goal in life is to be a stay at home dog mom
Contact info: jnguyen966@gmail.com

Corey A. Johnson, PGY-1
Hometown: Stoutsville, OH
College: Shawnee University
Med School: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
PM&R Interests: SCI, prosthesis, virtual reality in stroke rehabilitation
Hobbies: Fishing, hiking, traveling, geocaching, board games, trying new hobbies
Interesting Fact: Giant squid brains are doughnut shaped and their
esophagus runs through it. If a squid eats something too big, it can get
brain damage.  I’m not a giant squid and I like to eat.
Contact Info: c21johnson@gmail.com

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