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Current Residents

2020-2021 Chief Residents

Lorraine Colón Cartagena, MD [View Image]

Lorraine Colón Cartagena, MD

San Juan Bautista School of Medicine

Lorraine Colón Cartagena, MD [View Image]

Lorraine Colón Cartagena, MD

San Juan Bautista School of Medicine

Pathology

Hometown: Gurabo, Puerto Rico
Undergrad School: University of Puerto Rico
Medical School: San Juan Bautista School of Medicine
Career Interests: Surgical and Breast Pathology
Hobbies: Violinist

Email: LorraineColónCartagena@vcuhealth.org

Patricija Zot, MD [View Image]

Patricija Zot, MD

International American University

Patricija Zot, MD [View Image]

Patricija Zot, MD

International American University

Pathology

Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba (Canada)
Undergrad School: University of Manitoba
Medical School: International American University
Career Interests: Molecular and surgical pathology
Hobbies: Hiking, skiing, snowboarding, cooking and watching sci-fi movies.

Email: Patricija.Zot@vcuhealth.org

PGY 4 Pathology

Daniel Neal, DO [View Image]

Daniel Neal, DO

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine

Daniel Neal, DO [View Image]

Daniel Neal, DO

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine

Pathology

Hometown: Richmond, VA
Undergrad School: Virginia Tech
Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
Career Interests: Surgical Pathology
Hobbies: Basketball, tennis, cooking, art

Email: Daniel.Neal@vcuhealth.org

Kaitlyn Wieditz, MD, MPH [View Image]

Kaitlyn Wieditz, MD, MPH

St. George’s University

Kaitlyn Wieditz, MD, MPH [View Image]

Kaitlyn Wieditz, MD, MPH

St. George’s University

Pathology

Hometown: Flemington NJ
Undergrad School: Sweet Briar College
Medical School: St. George’s University
Career Interests: Pursuing a career in cytology and head and neck pathology
Hobbies: Baking, horseback riding, and traveling

Email: Kaitlyn.Wieditz@vcuhealth.org

PGY 3 Pathology

Samia Liaquat, MD [View Image]

Samia Liaquat, MD

Medical University of the Americas (Nevis)

Samia Liaquat, MD [View Image]

Samia Liaquat, MD

Medical University of the Americas (Nevis)

Pathology

Hometown: Toronto Canada
Undergrad School: University of Toronto
Medical School: Medical University of the Americas (Nevis)
Hobbies: Cooking and calligraphy

Email: Samia.Liaquat@vcuhealth.org

Dana Martin, MD [View Image]

Dana Martin, MD

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Dana Martin, MD [View Image]

Dana Martin, MD

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Pathology

Hometown: Centerville VA
Undergrad School: University of Virginia
Medical School: Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Career Interests: Molecular and Hemepath
Hobbies: Cooking, baking, yoga, reading

Email: Dana.Martin@vcuhealth.org

Anne Prater, DO [View Image]

Anne Prater, DO

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM)

Anne Prater, DO [View Image]

Anne Prater, DO

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM)

Pathology

Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM)
Hometown: Clearwater, FL
Undergrad School: University of South Florida
Career Interests: Surgical Pathology
Hobbies: Video games, cooking, piano

Email: Anne.Prater@vcuhealth.org

PGY 2 Pathology

Amit Patel, MD [View Image]

Amit Patel, MD

American University of Antigua College of Medicine

Amit Patel, MD [View Image]

Amit Patel, MD

American University of Antigua College of Medicine

Pathology

Undergraduate School: University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Medical School: American University of Antigua College of Medicine (MD)
Hobbies and Interests: Basketball, soccer, star gazing, bird feeding, reading novels: fictional/xianxia/international, meditation sessions with breathing exercise

Email: Amit.Patel@vcuhealth.org

Natalie Pula, MD [View Image]

Natalie Pula, MD

St. George's University School of Medicine

Natalie Pula, MD [View Image]

Natalie Pula, MD

St. George's University School of Medicine

Pathology

Hometown: New York, NY
Undergrad School: CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies
Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine
Hobbies and Interests: Tennis, Running, and Bike Riding

Email: Natalie.Pula@vcuhealth.org

Jason Reardon, MD [View Image]

Jason Reardon, MD

University of North Dakota School of Medicine

Jason Reardon, MD [View Image]

Jason Reardon, MD

University of North Dakota School of Medicine

Pathology

Hometown: Devils Lake, ND
Undergrad School: University of Minnesota
Medical School: University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Hobbies and Interests: Hiking, camping, photography - wildlife and nature, and traveling to new places to see the culture and architecture.

Email: Jason.Reardon@vcuhealth.org

Anat Zeidel, MD [View Image]

Anat Zeidel, MD

St. George's University School of Medicine

Anat Zeidel, MD [View Image]

Anat Zeidel, MD

St. George's University School of Medicine

Pathology

Hometown: Petah Tikva, ISR
Undergrad School: University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine
Hobbies and Interests: Working out, thinking/strategy games, reading, traveling, soccer, cooking, meditation/yoga,

Email: Anat.Zeidel@vcuhealth.org

Michele Anderson, DO [View Image]

Michele Anderson, DO

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine

Michele Anderson, DO [View Image]

Michele Anderson, DO

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine

Pathology

Hometown: McLean, VA
Undergrad School: Virginia Tech
Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies: Photography, hiking with my dog and tennis.

Email: Michele.Anderson@vcuhealth.org

PGY 1 Pathology

Sami Talibi, MD [View Image]

Sami Talibi, MD

Eastern Virginia Medical School

Sami Talibi, MD [View Image]

Sami Talibi, MD

Eastern Virginia Medical School

Pathology

Hometown: Yorktown, VA
Undergrad School: Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Hobbies: My pugs, video games, tabletop gaming, running and cycling.

Email: Sami.Talibi@vcuhealth.org

Joseph Gillam, MD [View Image]

Joseph Gillam, MD

Saint James School of Medicine

Joseph Gillam, MD [View Image]

Joseph Gillam, MD

Saint James School of Medicine

Pathology

Hometown: Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada
Undergrad School: Memorial University of Newfoundland
Medical School: Saint James School of Medicine, Anguilla/Chicago
Hobbies: Tennis, camping, hiking, fishing, skiing, home renovations, riding horses.

Email: Joseph.Gillam@vcuhealth.org

Kohl Strauss, MD [View Image]

Kohl Strauss, MD

Ross University School of Medicine

Kohl Strauss, MD [View Image]

Kohl Strauss, MD

Ross University School of Medicine

Pathology

Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland
Undergrad School: University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Baseball, football, golf, skiing, stargazing and coin collecting.

Email: Kohl.Strauss@vcuhealth.org

Michael Castro, MD [View Image]

Michael Castro, MD

St. George's University School of Medicine

Michael Castro, MD [View Image]

Michael Castro, MD

St. George's University School of Medicine

Pathology

Hometown: Union City, NJ
Undergrad School: New Jersey City University
Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Weight training, Reading

Email: Michael.Castro@vcuhealth.org

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