2021-2022 Chief Residents

Nicole Johnson, DO

Nicole Johnson, DO

Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences

Nicole Johnson, DO

Nicole Johnson, DO

Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences

Pathology

Hometown: Midland, MI
Undergrad School: Michigan State University
Medical School: Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
Career Interests: Neuropathology and Forensic Pathology
Hobbies: Hiking, cycling, cooking and traveling.

Email: Nicole.K.Johnson@vcuhealth.org

Jason Reardon, MD

Jason Reardon, MD

University of North Dakota School of Medicine

Jason Reardon, MD

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

PGY 4 Pathology

Samia Liaquat, MD

Samia Liaquat, MD

Medical University of the Americas (Nevis)

Samia Liaquat, MD

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

Dana Martin, MD

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Dana Martin, MD

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

Daniel Neal, DO

Daniel Neal, DO

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine

Daniel Neal, DO

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

Anne Prater, DO

Anne Prater, DO

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM)

Anne Prater, DO

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 3 Pathology

Michele Anderson, DO

Michele Anderson, DO

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine

Michele Anderson, DO

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

Jigisha Chaudhari, MD

Jigisha Chaudhari, MD

Medical College Baroda, India

Jigisha Chaudhari, MD

Jigisha Chaudhari, MD

Medical College Baroda, India

Pathology

Hometown: Gandhinagar, India
Undergrad school: N/A
Medical School: Medical College Baroda, India
Hobbies: Listening to music, watching movies, Cooking

Email: Jigisha.Chaudhari@vcuhealth.org

Amit Patel, MD

Amit Patel, MD

American University of Antigua College of Medicine

Amit Patel, MD

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

Natalie Pula, MD

St. George's University School of Medicine

Natalie Pula, MD

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

Anat Zeidel, MD

Anat Zeidel, MD

St. George's University School of Medicine

Anat Zeidel, MD

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

PGY 2 Pathology

Michael Castro, MD

Michael Castro, MD

St. George's University School of Medicine

Michael Castro, MD

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

Joseph Gillam, MD

Joseph Gillam, MD

Saint James School of Medicine

Joseph Gillam, MD

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

Kohl Strauss, MD

Ross University School of Medicine

Kohl Strauss, MD

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

Sami Talibi, MD

Sami Talibi, MD

Eastern Virginia Medical School

Sami Talibi, MD

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

PGY 1 Pathology

Ramsey Al Hosri, MD

Ramsey Al Hosri, MD

Ramsey Al Hosri, MD

Ramsey Al Hosri, MD

Pathology

Email: Ramsey.Alhosri@vcuhealth.org

Jonathan Kanakaraj, MD

Jonathan Kanakaraj, MD

Saint George's University School Of Medicine

Jonathan Kanakaraj, MD

Jonathan Kanakaraj, MD

Saint George's University School Of Medicine

Pathology

Hometown: Fremont, Ohio
Undergrad School: University of Colorado Denver
Medical School: Saint George's University School Of Medicine, Grenada
Hobbies: attending Live Music concerts, collecting concert posters, collecting books and medical textbooks.

Email: Jonathan.Kanakaraj@vcuhealth.org

Felix Medrano, MD

Felix Medrano, MD

Felix Medrano, MD

Felix Medrano, MD

Pathology

Email: Felix.MedranoGarcia@vcuhealth.org