Riverside Celebrates Graduation of 2019 Residents

Newport News, Va.– Riverside Health System congratulates its Resident Class of 2019, which included Family Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Transitional, Pharmacy and Chaplain Residents.

A graduation ceremony was held on June 7, 2019, honoring the 35 Riverside residents who worked hard to prepare for the next step in their careers – caring for others as they would care for those they love.

Family Medicine Residency
Program Director: Bradley Touchet, M.D.

Helen Goggans Arnold, D.O. Family Medicine, Commonwealth Family Practice, Riverside Medical Group

Meridith Elise Borza, D.O., M.P.H Practicing locally at Patient First while completing an Interactive Medicine Fellowship

Shawnita A. Frisco, M.D. Sentara outpatient primary care, Hampton, VA

Shan R. Fairbanks, D.O. Fellowship, Sports Medicine VCOM/VT; Post Fellowship, Primary Care Sports Medicine Specialist, Sideline Orthopedics

Matthew David Fenlason, D.O. TPMG Family Medicine, Williamsburg, VA

Jeffrey Omer Laterreur, M.D. Urgent Care and Emergency Medicine, CA

Georgia Perry, M.D. Private Practice, Penn Medicine - Lancaster General Health, Crooked Oak Family Medicine, PA

Reema E. Simon, D.O. Practice locally in Outpatient Primary Care

Andrea Tse, D.O. Practice locally in Urgent Care

Jasmine Pearl Mae Wong, M.D. Part time wound care physician while completing MBA and Working on Lifestyle Wellness Certificate. Will apply for geriatric fellowship next year.

Shaista Zaman, M.D., MBBS Plans to practice in Seattle, WA

Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents Celebrate at Riverside Health System 2019 Graduation Ceremony

Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency
Program Director: Barbara Simpson, M.D.

Anh Butz, M.D. Elite Women’s Health, Fredericksburg, VA

Ryan Nance, D.O. McLeod OB/GYN Associates, Florence, SC

Jeffrey Woo, M.D. Scripps Health, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Fellowship, San Diego, CA

Transitional Year Residency
Program Director: Nathaniel Minnick, D.O.

Alexander Baten-Tschan, M.D. Ophthalmology Residency at Penn State Health System in Hershey, PA

Jon Christian Berry, M.D. Ophthalmology Residency at the University of Oklahoma/Dean McGee Eye Institute in Oklahoma City, OK

Christina Choi, M.D. Ophthalmology Residency at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC

Hassan Elzein, D.O. Radiology Residency at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System in Richmond, VA

Benjamin Falck, M.D. Dermatology Residency at Cook County Medical Center in Chicago, IL

Tony Kang, M.D. Ophthalmology Residency at University of Rochester Health System in Rochester, NY

Stephen Leinfelder, D.O. Radiology Residency at Baylor University Medical Center in Houston, TX

Matthew Mills, M.D. Radiation Oncology Residency at the University of South Florida / Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL

Margaret Pan, M.D. Radiology Residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA

Abhinav Reddy, M.D. Radiation Oncology Residency at Johns Hopkins Health System in Baltimore, MD

Adam Robinson, M.D. Radiology Residency at the University of California, San Diego in San Diego, CA

Nadine Zeidan, M.D. Radiology Residency at the University of Texas, Southwestern in Dallas, TX

Transitional Year Residents Celebrate at Riverside Health System 2019 Graduation Ceremony

Pharmacy Residency
Program Director: Brad K. Heidenthal, Pharm.D., BCPS

Kailey Conner, Pharm.D. Plans to practice as a clinical pharmacist, Richmond area

Cherisse Reid, Pharm.D. Plans to work as clinical pharmacist locally

Rachel Barts, Pharm.D. Plans to work as clinical pharmacist locally

Su Vargas, Pharm.D. Plans to work as clinical pharmacist locally

Chaplain Residency
Program Director: Wendi Steinberg, MPS, BCC, ACPE

Monica Barnes, M.Div. First Baptist Church Mahan Street, Suffolk, VA

Chaplain Robert Edward Bryant, MS, M.Div. Regent University, Norfolk, VA

Kyrian Buba, M.Div. Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Julie Ann Larch, M.Div. Plans to work locally, Newport News, VA

Kailey Sweeney, M.Div. Union Presbyterian Seminary, Norfolk, VA

Published: June 9, 2019