Where Are They Now?

Recent Graduates

Fellowships/Chief Resident

Tejumade Adelore, MD

Tejumade Adelore, MD

Medical School: University of Carol Davila

Current Position: Chief Resident, Piedmont Athens Regional, GA

Malek Mushref, MD

Malek Mushref, MD

Medical School: University of Aleppo, Syria

Current Position: Endocrinology Fellow, University of South Carolina, South Carolina

Neha Naithani, MD

Neha Naithani, MD

Medical School: Maulana Azad Medical College, India

Current Position: Critical Care Fellow, University of Kentucky, Kentucky

Zola Nlandu, MD

Zola Nlandu, MD

Medical School: University of West Indies, Jamaica

Current Position: Infectious Disease Fellow, University of South Florida, Florida

Primary Care

Samantha Avoke, MD

Samantha Avoke, MD

Medical School: University of Ghana, Ghana

Current Position: Primary Care, Newton Internal Medicine, Georgia

Akua Biritwum, MD

Akua Biritwum, MD

Medical School: University of Ghana, Ghana

Current Position: Academic Primary Care, Piedmont Athens Regional, Georgia

Aliya Safwan, MD

Aliya Safwan, MD

Medical School: University of the Punjab

Current Position: Primary Care, Hawthorne Medical, Georgia

Esther Wallach, MD

Esther Wallach, MD

Medical School: University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

Current Position: Academic Primary Care, Piedmont Athens Regional, GA

Hospitalist

Eric Afari, MD

Eric Afari, MD

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia

 Current Position: Hospitalist, Georgia

Priscilla Biney, MD

Priscilla Biney, MD

Medical School: University of Ghana, Ghana

Current Position: Hospitalist, Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, Georgia

Ngozi Ifeadi, MD

Ngozi Ifeadi, MD

Medical School: University of Ghana, Ghana

Current Position: Academic Hospitalist, Piedmont Athens Regional, Georgia

Courtney Palette, MD

Courtney Palette, MD

Medical School: Medical University of the Americas, Nevis

Current Position: Academic Hospitalist, Piedmont Athens Regional, Athens

Zahraa Rabeeah, MD

Zahraa Rabeeah, MD

Medical School: University of Sharjah College of Medicine, UAE

Current Position: Academic Hospitalist, Beth Deaconess Israel, Massachusetts

Tanya Reddy, MD

Tanya Reddy, MD

Medical School: St. George’s University, Dominica

Current Position: Hospitalist, Parkview Medical Center, Colorado

Former Chief Residents & Faculty

Aaron Emmons, MD

Aaron Emmons, MD

Former Chief Resident (2016-2017)

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia, Georgia

Residency: Emory University, Georgia

Current Position: Fellow, Cardiovascular Disease, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado

Youssef Garcia-Bengochea, MD

Youssef Garcia-Bengochea, MD

Former Chief Resident (2017-2018)

Medical School: Emory University, Georgia

Residency: Emory University, Georgia

Current Position: Fellow, Cardiovascular Disease, NorthShore University Health System

Akhil Reddy, MD

Akhil Reddy, MD

Former Chief Resident (2018-2019)

Medical School: St. George’s Medical University, Grenada

Residency: AU/UGA Medical Partnership, Georgia

Current Position: Fellow, Cardiovascular Disease, Parkview Medical Center Colorado

Abhinav Koul, MD

Abhinav Koul, MD

Former Core Faculty Member

Medical School: University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Kentucky

Residency: Emory University, Georgia

Current Position: Fellow, Gastroenterology, University of California-Davis, California

Kofi Osei, MD, MS

Kofi Osei, MD, MS

Former Core Faculty Member

Medical School: University of Ghana, Ghana

Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Connecticut

Current Position: Fellow, Cardiovascular Disease, University of Iowa

Contact us

Call Us

+706-475-1826

Email Us

InternalMedicine@Piedmont.org

TransitionalYear@Piedmont.org

Our Location

1199 Prince Avenue
Suite 70
Athens, GA 30606 / USA

Get in touch