Alumni

Alumni

Pass Rates

Our graduates' average pass rate: 92%
All programs average: 86%

Pass rates represent the average of 3-year pass rates reported by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) from 2011-2015

Graduating Residents

Graduating internal medicine residents 2017

2018 Graduates

2018 Graduates

Preliminary Residents

Future Plans

Christopher Inserra

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Amar Mannina

Ophthalmology Residency: John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL

Dana Norall

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Residency: Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Rachel Thies

Occupational & Environmental Medicine: University of Iowa Hospital, Iowa City, IA



Categorical Residents

Future Plans

Nawras Abuhamidah

VA 4th Year Chief Resident, Omaha, NE

Thomas Amosson

Hospitalist: Milwaukee, WI

Dixitha Anugula

Cardiology Fellowship: Creighton University Medical Center Bergan Mercy, Omaha, NE

Osman Bhatty

Undecided

Avanija Buddam

VA QI Patient Safety Chief, Omaha, NE

Lakshmi Chintalacheruvu

Hematology/Oncology Fellowship: University of Missouri, Columbia, MS

Osama Diab

Hematology/Oncology Fellowship: Kansas University, Lawrence, KS

Nagarjuna Gujjula

Cardiology Fellowship: Creighton University Medical Center Bergan Mercy, Omaha, NE

Vritti Gupta

Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship: Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI

Grant Kerr

Hospitalist: St. Mary's Medical Center: St. Louis, MO

Carleigh Koenck

Outpatient Medicine: CHI Health, Dundee Clinic, Omaha, NE

Mridula Krishnan

Hematology/Oncology Fellowship: University Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Shweta Kukrety

Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship: University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Toan Nguyen

Hospitalist: Creighton University Medical Center Bergan, Omaha, NE

Roy Norris

Cardiology Fellowship: Air Force at the San Antonio Military Medical Center, San Antonio, TX

Cherry Onaiwu

Hospitalist: Baylor St. Luke's Health, Houston, TX

Gene Pershwitz

Cardiology Non-Invasive Fellowship: Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT

Luay Sarsam

Cardiology Fellowship: Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmire, NY

Rouhin Sen

VA 4th Year Chief Resident, Omaha, NE

Arjun Theertham

Cardiology Fellowship: Rutgers - Robert Wood Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ

Prakrity Urja

Cardiology Fellowship: Creighton University Medical Center Bergan Mercy, Omaha, NE

Lindsay Utley

Outpatient Medicine: Saint Luke's Internal Medicine: Kansas City, MO

Peter Vayalil

Hospitalist: Advocate Lutheran General Hospital: Chicago, IL

2017 Graduates

2017 Graduates

Preliminary Residents

Future Plans

Dr. Mary Breen

PM&R Residency: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Dr. Danielle Flores

Anesthesiology Residency: UC Davis, Sacramento, CA

Dr. Laila Gharzai

Radiation Oncology Residency: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Dr. Christopher Milnes

Radiology Residency: UNMC, Omaha, NE

Dr. Lei Yu

Diagnostic Radiology Residency: UNMC, Omaha, NE



Categorical Residents

Future Plans

Dr. Yazeid Alshebani

Cardiology Fellowship: Creighton University, Omaha, NE

Dr. Kaye Bardeloza

Undecided

Dr. Karishma Bhatia

Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship: Mount Sinai West/Mount Sinai St. Luke's, NYC, NY

Dr. Haitam Buaisha

Gastroenterology Fellowship: Creighton University, Omaha NE

Dr. Benjamin Bumgarner

Hospitalist: CHI Health, Omaha, NE

Dr. Harish Devineni

Cardiology Fellowship: East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Dr. Akua Fordjour

Hospitalist: Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Dr. Danice Klimek

Palliative Medicine Fellowship: University of Arizona, Phoenix, AZ

Dr. Vishisht Mehta

Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NYC, NY

Dr. Melanie Miller

Undecided

Dr. Manogna Nookathota

Hospitalist: Southern Illinois Healthcare, Carbondale, IL

Dr. Gene Pershwitz

VA 4th Year Chief Resident

Dr. Felicia Ratnaraj

Hospitalist: Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO

Dr. Abbey Reed

Outpatient Internist: VA Hospital, Bellevue, NE

Dr. Stephanie Windish

Cardiology Fellowship: Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO



Chief Residents

Future Plans

Dr. Anum Abbas

ID Fellowship: Creighton University, Omaha NE

Dr. Jaspreet Dhami

Hospitalist: Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Dr. Jeff Macaraeg

Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship: Creighton University, Omaha, NE

Dr. Paul Millner

Hospitalist: CHI Health, Omaha, NE

Dr. Jeff Murray

Cardiology Fellowship: Creighton University, Omaha, NE

Dr. Hamza Rayes

Critical Care Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN



Cardiology

Future Plans

Dr. Saurabh Aggarwal

Private Practice: Non-Invasive Cardiology, Des Moines, IA

Dr. Abhilash Akinapelli

Interventional Cardiology Fellowship: Creighton University

Dr. Muhammad Soubhi Azzouz

Interventional Cardiology Fellowship: University of Alabama Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Dr. Arun Kanmantha Reddy

Interventional Cardiology Fellowship: University of Texas/Houston McGovern Medical School

Dr. Hemantha Koduri

Interventional Cardiology Fellowship: Penn State University, State College, PA

Dr. Jitendra Pandya

Private Practice: Non-Invasive Cardiology, VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System, Omaha, NE



Infectious Disease

Future Plans

Dr. Manasa Velagapudi

Infectious Disease Faculty at CHI Health, Omaha, NE

Dr. Allen Ameri

Health Science Assistant Clinical Professor, Infectious Disease, University of California Los Angeles



Interventional Cardiology

Future Plans

Dr. Alok Saurav

Private Practice: Interventional Cardiology, Sanford Hospital, Fargo, ND



Pulmonary/Critical Care

Future Plans

Dr. Adam Highley

Faculty, CHI Health Pulmonary Critical Care & Sleep Medicine; Medical Director, VA NWI Mobile Sim Center; Associate Program Director, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, Creighton University, Omaha, NE

Dr. James Mallen

Faculty, The Iowa Clinic Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, West Des Moines, IA. University of Iowa-Des Moines Internal Medicine Residency Program, Des Moines, IA

Dr. John Kelly Wachira

Respiratory, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine Associates, Jacksonville, FL

2016 Graduates

2016 Graduates

Preliminary Residents

Future Plans

Colin Brown

Ophthalmology: University of Nebraska Medical Center

Gabriel John Gallegos

Anesthesiology Residency: University of Alabama

Blake Michael Helget

Dermatology Residency: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Jason Jeffress

Radiology Residency: CHI Health - Creighton University Medical Center

James Martin Kult

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Residency: Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC

Stephen John Nogel, Jr

Radiology Residency:  Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN



Categorical Residents

Future Plans

Abd Abdelrahman

Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship: Tufts University, Boston, MA

Mustafa Azmi M. Alsaid Alkhreisat

Hospitalist: Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT

Mohamed Shtiwi Ayan

Cardiology Fellowship:  University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

Antonio Luis Betanzos

Hospitalist: Statcare Division of Summit Medical Group, Knoxville, TN

Chandrasekhar Reddy Chada

Hospitalist: Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, Cheyenne, WY

Osama S. Elsallabi

Hospitality: St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington, KY

Gaurav Goyal

Hematology/Oncology Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Toufik Mahfood Haddad

Cardiology Fellowship: CHI Health - Creighton University Medical Cente

Shadi Hamdeh

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Fellowship:  Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Amjad Kabach

Cardiology Fellowship: CHI Health - Creighton University Medical Center

Muhammad Ali Khalid

Hospitalist: Good Samaritan Hospital, Kearney, NE

Nabin Khanal

Hematology/Oncology Fellowship: Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN

Richa Kukreja

Hospitalist: Central Washington Hospital, Wenatchee, WA

Rajesh Kunadharaju

Hospitalist: Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, Cheyenne, WY

Jose Machain

Gastroenterology Fellowship: CHI Health - Creighton University Medical Center

Amer Alshekh Mousa

Hospitalist:  Stormont-Vail Hospital, Topeka, KS

Tosan Farida Oyowe

Hospitalist: Saint Luke's Hospitalist Group, Kansas City, MO

Samuel Jacob Pierre

Hospitalist: ThedaCare, Appleton, WI

Smrity Upadhyay

Infectious Disease Fellowship: Indiana University



Chief Residents

Future Plans

Anas Ashfaq Ahmed

Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship:  Tufts University, Boston, MA

Gina Jin Huss

Hospitalist:  Regions Hospital, Twin Cities, MN

Nikhil Jagan

Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship: CHI Health - Creighton University Medical Center

Jose Machain

Gastroenterology: CHI Health - Creighton University Medical Center

Mohsin Mansoor Mirza

Hospitalist: CHI Health - Creighton University Medical Center

Mahesh Anantha Narayanan

Cardiology Fellowship: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN



Allergy

Future Plans

Eyas Abla

CentraCare (non-profit organization), St. Cloud, MN



Endocrinology

Future Plans

Shervin Yousefian

Practice in California



Interventional Cardiology

Future Plans

Satish Chandraprakasam

Private Practice, Interventional Cardiology, Texas Cardiovascular Institute, Fort Worth, Texas



Cardiology

Future Plans

Ojas Bansal

Cardiologist, Unitypoint Health-St. Luke's Hospital, Cedar Rapids, IA

Pallavi Bellamkonda

Faculty, CHI Health - Creighton University Medical Center

Alok Saurav

Faculty, CHI Health - Creighton University Medical Center

Aiman Smer

Faculty, CHI Health - Creighton University Medical Center



Pulmonary/Critical Care

Future Plans

Daniel Hershberger

University of Nebraska Medical Center Pulmonary and Critical care

Dustin McCann

The Iowa Clinic - Private Practice - Des Moines, IA

2015 Graduates

2015 Graduates

Preliminary Residents

Future Plan

Peter Bracha

Ophthalmology: Indiana University

Matthew Thomas Cossack

Ophthalmology: University of Missouri, Kansas City

John Mark Franco

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Lauren Brin Hermans

Dermatology: University of Wisconsin-Madison

Nicholas Booth Harris

Radiology: CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center



Rheumatology Fellowship: University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Categorical Residents

Future Plans

Ahmed Sami Ali Abuzaid

Cardiology Fellowship: Jefferson Medical College/Christiana Care Health Services Program in Delaware

Allen Ameri

Infectious Diseases Fellowship: CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center

Vamsi Krishna Chilluru

Nephrology Fellowship: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Ajay Kumar Kaja

Cardiology Fellowship: University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS

Avyakta Kallam

Hematology/Oncology Fellowship: University of Nebraska Medical Center

George Mansour

Academic Hospitalist

Abhishek Matta

Hospitalist: Sanford Hospital, Fargo, ND; and Asst. Professor of Medicine at University of North Dakota

Rajesh Mourya

Infectious Diseases Fellowship: University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Muhammad Sarfraz Nawaz

Oncology Hospitalist: Clinical Asst. Professor: Univ. of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Univ. of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa

Parshant Sagar

VA Central Iowa Health Care System, Des Moines, Iowa

Pranathi Rao Sundaragiri

Hospital Medicine Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Narayana Swamy

Rheumatology Fellowship: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Hamza Hadi A. Tantoush

Rheumatology Fellowship: University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Sri Harsha Tella

Endocrine-Diabetes & Metabolism Fellowship: National Institutes of Health

Ravi K. Thimmisetty

Nephrology Fellowship: Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Saraschandra Vallabhajosyula

Critical Care Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Vimalkumar Veerappan Kandasamy

Cardiology Fellowship: University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Pierre The Huy Vo

Locum Hospitalist

Vinod Yalamanchili

Hospitalist: Cheyenne, WY



Chief Residents

Future Plans

Haitham Al Ashry

Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship: Medical University of South Carolina

Maryam Gbadamosi-Akindele

Staff physician at VA Omaha

Jose Machain

VA Chief Resident Quality & Patient Safety

Arun Kumar Nagabandi

Cardiology Fellowship: Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA

Abigail Grace Moffett Piazza

Hospitalist: Sanford Health, Sioux Falls, SD

Kyle Alexander Register

Rheumatology Fellowship: University of Nebraska Medical Center



Endocrinology

Future Plans

Mark Joven

Geriatric Fellowship: Mayo Clinic

Sarawath Saiprasad

Riverside Regional Medical Center: Newport News, VA



Infectious Diseases

Future Plans

Leo Dobronski

Hospitalist: Franking, VA

John Horne

Faculty, Creighton University



Pulmonary

Future Plans

Albert Naveed

Maurice Ndukwu PC: Michigan City, IN

Diya Mohammad

Asante Physician Partners: Grants Pass, OR

Doug Moore

Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, CHI Health Clinics; Omaha, NE