Current Residents

2020-2021 UNMC Neurology Residency Program

Navya Joseph
Navya Joseph
Chief Resident Academics
Medical School: Bangalore Medical college, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Fun Fact: I enjoy driving and watching movies.
Kalyan Malgireddy
Kalyan Malgireddy
Medical School: 
SDM College of Medical Sciences, Karnatak 
Fun Fact: I am from Hyderabad, also the city of pearls in south India. Being a south Indian I like food and travelling.

Mohamed TahaMohamed Taha
Medical School: 
University of Khartoum, and University of Manchester 
Fun Fact: I was the valedictorian of my class at University of Khartoum in 2014.


Praveen HariharanPraveen Hariharan
Chief Resident Operations
Medical School:
Stanley Medical College
Fun Fact: I enjoy photography, and also learning to play the ukulele.


Daniel Crespo
Daniel Crespo
Junior Chief Resident VA
Medical School: Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC), Dominican Republic
Fun Fact: I once won a yo-yo contest!

Navnika GuptaNavnika Gupta
Medical School:
 Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh, India
Fun Fact: I like to meet and interact with people from different places and cultures and learn more about them.

Matthew PurbaughMatthew Purbaugh
Junior Chief Resident of QI and Wellness 
Medical School: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Fun Fact: I fenced while in high school and college. Married with one kid!

Brian Villafuerte-Trisolini
Brian Villafuerte-Trisolini
Medical School:
 Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
Fun Fact: I studied in a Peruvian-Chinese middle school and high school and love Peruvian, Chinese and Japanese food. I like to play soccer.

Kiley Cameron
Medical School: 
University Nebraska Medical Center
Fun Fact: 90s Pub Trivia Champion! 
Erin Dennis
Medical School:
 University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Fun Fact: I love music and have been to over 100 concerts/music festivals. 
Ismail Fahad
Medical School: Thiruvananthapuram Medical College, India
Fun Fact: I rode a motorbike 3,000 km from the southern tip of India to Bhutan. 
Jennifer Shaw
Medical School:
 Creighton University School of Medicine
Fun Fact: Dr. Hellman and I have occasionally attended the same yoga sessions. My favorite yoga stance is warrior. 

Daniel Zhou
Medical School: 
University Nebraska Medical Center
Fun Fact: I once ran into Ben Stiller on the streets of New York City.

Dr. Elfil
Mohamed Elfil 
Medical School: 
Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Egypt
Fun Fact: I have no dominant hand.
Dr. Hobbs
Leith Hobbs 
Medical School:
 NYIT at Arkansas State University
Fun Fact: I am too tall for the majority of door frames at UNMC. 

Dr. Aladawi Mohammad Sultan Aladawi
Medical School: University of Jordan School of Medicine
Fun Fact: I call my left "right" and my right "left", since I'm a left-handed person. 


Dr. Snehal
Isha Snehal
Medical School:
 Lady Hardinge Medical College, India
Fun Fact: When not taking care of patients, I perform slam poetry and write a lot. I published a short poetry collection "Why I Scream In Verse" in 2018.

Dr. Balian
Dmitry Balian
Medical School: 
Vitebsk State Medical University
Fun Fact: I ran a marathon in Reykjavik, Iceland.