Residents - PGY 1
Anabela Esteves, DO
Undergrad: Catholic University of America
Graduate school: The George Washington University
Medical school: Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies: volunteering, anything Harry Potter related, anything Backstreet Boys related, trivia night (though I am only useful if the questions involve HP or BSB). Traveling (so far, I've been to 28/50 states, with a goal to go to all of them!)
Favorite movies/TV: Harry Potter movies, specifically Prisoner of Azkaban. Titanic, or really anything with Leo DiCaprio. Breaking Bad/Better Call Saul/El Camino, any of Netflix's reality shows like Love is Blind. Friends.
Biggest non-EM accomplishment: I had my own dog walking/petsitting business in DC before moving for medical school, and then joined Rover while in medical school. And now, I am still doing Rover today as an intern! I have 2 cats but I also love dogs, but it's not the right time for a dog, so this is how I get my puppy fix without all the responsibility!
If not EM: Flight attendant. I love to travel and I would love to be paid to do it.
Random fact: My boyfriend and I lived in a Breaking Bad filming location in Albuquerque. We lived in Skylar's apartment that is in the series finale, in apartment 60!!
Christopher Denton, MD
Undergrad: Washburn University
Med School: University of Kansas School of Medicine
Hobbies: Video games (Hearthstone, League of Legends, story-based games with my partner), photography (birds and bugs), cooking, thrifting
Favorite movies/TV: Movies - Pulp Fiction, Good Will Hunting, Whiplash TV - RuPaul's Drag Race, Narcos, Breaking Bad, Dragon Ball.
Biggest non-EM accomplishment: I won a meatball eating competition...with no hands
Favorite Food: Midwest tex-mex, I also love trying new foods
If not EM: I like the idea of owning a bakery/cafe
Random fact: My partner is an international star (she was the lead in a show that went to Scotland, so technically!)
Conrad Irons, MD
Hometown: Chesterfield, VA
Undergrad: Old Dominion University
Med School: St. George’s University
Hobbies: cooking, weightlifting, most sports, traveling, video games (on PS5)
Favorite movies/TV: Movies – I Am Legend, Ace Ventura, Black Panther, The Wolf of Wall Street
TV – Snowfall, Power, Breaking Bad, Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (the original), Ozark, Game of Thrones
Biggest non-EM accomplishment: Exemplary older brother
Favorite Food: Anything Jamaican or made by Grandma
If not EM: Football analyst or coach, or chef. Man of many talents
Random fact: I met J. Cole once
Courtney Gehman, DO
Hometown: Athens, Pa
Undergrad: Albright College
Med School: PCOM Philly
Hobbies: Hiking, rugby, cooking/baking, finding the best Mexican food in Philly
Favorites Movies/TV: Queer Eye, Dimension 20, Rupaul's Drag Race, Great British Baking Show, Deadpool, Barbie
Biggest Non-EM Accomplishment: Winning the women's tractor pull at my hometown's county fair
Favorite food: Mexican or pizza, but for dessert chocolate cake
If not EM: Author, I have so many book ideas that are just going to waste
Random fact: I hate beer and you can't convince me other people actually like it
Dhruv Patel, DO
Hometown: East Brunswick, NJ
Undergrad: Wilkes University
Med School: PCOM.
Hobbies: Video games, lifting, spartan races, soccer, board games, The Giants, traveling, concerts, and breweries
Favorite movies/TV: Movies: Anything with Adam Sandler, TV: Friends, Black Mirror, New girl, Squid game, Breaking bad, Rick and Morty, stand up shows.
Biggest non-EM accomplishment: Getting my 2nd-degree Black Belt in Taekwondo
Favorite Food: Either tacos or ramen. Can’t decide.
If not EM: Biomedical Engineering
Random fact: Pro at iMessage pigeon games.
Ta-Fu (Neil) Lin, DO
Hometown: Taichung, Taiwan
Undergrad: Chadron State College.
Med School: WCUCOM.
Hobbies: video games, cooking, working out, and sleep.
Favorite movies/TV: Modern Family
Biggest non-EM accomplishment: Caught a snapping turtle while fishing.
Favorite Food: Everything!! except raw radishes
If not EM: Entrepreneur
Random fact: Mid Engine Corvette is the best invention for mankind. Vroom vroom. Haha
Matthew Maiman, DO
Hometown: Somers Point, NJ
Undergrad: Temple University
Med School: PCOM Philly
Hobbies: Hiking with my dog, snowboarding, running, cooking, weightlifting, breweries, gardening
Favorite movies/TV: Documentaries
Biggest non-EM accomplishment: Temple University’s flag football championship winner
Favorite Food: Whole plant foods
If not EM: Architectural Engineering
Random fact: My girlfriend and I adopted our dog from Saint Croix
Alexander Ahmann, DO
Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Undergrad: Augustan's College Rock Island, Illinois
Med school: AT Still University KCOM Kirksville, Missouri
Hobbies: Skiing/snowboarding, Star Trek, 3D printing, video games, cooking, traveling