Residents

Current Residents

Chief Resident

Justin Cohen, MD

Medical School: Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate: University of California, Davis

PGY-6 Residents

Julie Chan, MD, PhD

Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University
Undergraduate: University of California, Irvine

Vladimir Ljubimov, MD

Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
Undergraduate: Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

PGY-5 Resident

Angelique Do, MD

Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio
Undergraduate: University of Michigan

PGY-4 Residents

Robin Babadjouni, MD

Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
Undergraduate: University of Southern California

Daniel Chang, MD

Medical School: Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate: Princeton University, New Jersey

PGY-3 Resident

Peyton Nisson, MD

Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Arizona at Tucson

PGY-2 Residents

Bassir Caravan, MD

Medical School: New York University Grossman School of Medicine
Undergraduate: Hofstra University

Simon Menaker, MD

Medical School: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

PGY-1 Residents

Catherine Garcia, MD

Medical School: University of Rhode Island
Undergraduate: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Andrew Miller, MD

Medical School: University of Kansas School of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Kansas

Alumni Residents


J. Manuel Sarmiento, MD

Fellow, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York

Zachary Barnard, MD

Faculty, The House Institute, Los Angeles, California

Lindsey Ross, MD

Faculty, Neurosurgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California

Michael Schiraldi, MD, PhD

Faculty, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center Neurosurgery Program, Colton, California

Harish Babu, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York

Debraj Mukherjee, MD

Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland

Kurtis Birch, MD

Attending neurosurgeon, St. Joseph Health Medical Group, Santa Rosa, California

Doniel Drazin, MD

Attending Neurosurgeon, Astria Medical Group, Yakima, Washington

Paula Eboli, MD

Medical Director, Endovascular Neurosurgery at Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Sunil Jeswani, MD

Assistant professor, Division of Neurosurgery, University of California at San Diego

Ali Shirzadi, MD

Assistant clinical professor, Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco

Kofi Kessey, MD

Attending neurosurgeon, Center for NeuroScience, Thousand Oaks, California

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Samantha Phu, Program Manager