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Resident Profiles


Elie CrystalElie Crystal

Undergraduate: DePaul University
Medical School: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Hometown: Chicago, IL 
Professional Interests: First episode psychosis, Psychodynamic theory and related therapies
Hobbies: Reading, theater, weightlifting, jazz music, cooking simply with whole ingredients
Interest in Fellowship: Yes 

Jennifer HarkeyJennifer Harkey

Undergraduate: University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hometown: Naperville, IL
Professional Interests: Consult-liaison psychiatry, palliative psychiatry, existentialism, psychotherapy
Hobbies: Running, baking, exploring the city, reading
Interest in Fellowship: Psychosomatic medicine

Ahmed MakiAhmed Maki

Undergraduate: University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana
Medical School: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Hometown: Highland Park, IL
Professional Interests: Depression, Anxiety, CBT, Psychotherapy
Hobbies: Hockey, gym, videogames, health, spirituality
Interest in Fellowship: Undecided

Diego MarnDiego Marín

Undergraduate: University of Central Florida
Graduate: Plymouth State University
Medical School: American University of Antigua
Hometown: Central and South Florida
Professional Interests: LGBT mental health, addiction, and pain management 
Hobbies: Fishing, community gardening, cheese making, concerts, and salsa dancing
Interest in Fellowship: Yes, pain and addiction

Deepa NadellaDeepa Nadella

Medical School: Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences
Hometown: Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Professional Interests: Neuropsychiatry, acute inpatient
Hobbies: Cooking, dancing, Netflix & psychotherapy
Interest in Fellowship: Undecided

Nishaan NagarakantiNishaan Nagarakanti

Undergraduate: University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hometown: St. Charles, IL
Professional Interests: Psychopharmacology, Mood disorders
Hobbies: Binging Netflix, trying new bars and restaurants, Game of Thrones 
Interest in Fellowship: Undecided 

Jackie RajaniJackie Rajani

Medical School:  Sri Ramachandra University 
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Professional Interests: Psychosomatic Medicine, Addiction, Community Mental Health 
Hobbies:  Bollywood dance, wanderlust, culinary arts, and magic card tricks
Interest in Fellowship: Undecided

Bikram Sharma

Undergraduate: DePaul University
Medical School: Avalon University School of Medicine
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Professional Interests: Depression, PTSD, Addiction
Hobbies: Playing soccer, videogames, salsa dancing, working out, cooking and traveling
Interest in Fellowship: Undecided


Danny HayatghaibDanny Hayatghaib

Undergraduate: UC Santa Cruz
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Hometown: San Jose, CA
Professional Interests: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Underserved populations
Hobbies: Spending time in nature, hiking, philosophy, hanging out with friends, family and pets
Interest in Fellowship: Yes, Child and Adolescent

Derek HoDerek Ho

Undergraduate: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Medical School: RFUMS/Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, IL
Hometown: Winfield, IL
Hobbies: Martial arts of Wushu and Choy Lay Fut, playing the piano and violin
Interest in Fellowship: TBD

Ladan KhazaiLadan Khazai

Master of Public Health (MPH): University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Medical School: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
Hometown: Mashhad, Iran
Professional Interests: Global Health, Underserved Populations and Public Health, Neuropsychiatry, Psychopharmacology, Addiction Psychiatry
Hobbies: Binge watching Drama TV series, dining out, hanging out at Barnes & Noble, playing piano
Interest in Fellowship: Yes, Addiction Psychiatry

David MoyDavid Moy

Undergraduate: University of Illinois at Chicago
Medical School: RFUMS/Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, IL
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Professional Interests: Neuroscience/neuropsychiatry
Hobbies: Reading, cooking, and traveling

Krushen PillayKrushen Pillay

Undergraduate: University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Medical School: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines, IA
Hometown: Sacramento, CA
Professional Interests: Integrative Psychiatry, Physician Burnout, Healthcare Quality, Longevity Medicine, Organizational Efficiency and Effectiveness
Hobbies: Interval Training and Kettlebell workouts, Intermittent fasting, Drinking coffee, Skiing
Interest in Fellowship: No

Mustafa TaiMustafa Tai

Medical School: Jinnah Sindh Medical University, Karachi, Pakistan
Hometown: Houston, TX
Professional Interests: Psychotic disorders, chronic pain management
Hobbies: Volleyball, ultimate frisbee, cooking and hunting
Interest in Fellowship: Yes, Pain Management

Arifa UddinArifa Uddin

Medical School: Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan
Hometown: Karachi, Pakistan 
Professional Interests: Developmental psychiatry, Cultural and social disparities associated with psychiatric diseases
Hobbies: Travel, cooking, gardening
Interest in Fellowship: Undecided 


Smitha AailaboyinaSmitha Aailaboyina

Medical School: Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, India
Hometown: Hyderabad, India
Professional Interests: CL, Neuropsychiatry, Geriatric psychiatry
Hobbies: Cooking, yoga, spending time with friends and family

Gayatri BakerGayatri Baker

Undergraduate:   Lawrence University 
Medical School:  ATSU Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hometown:  South Barrington, IL
Professional Interests: Geriatrics, Women's Health
Hobbies:  Crossword puzzles, Sudoku, nature documentaries, bicycling, going on hikes with my dog
Interest in Fellowship: Geriatrics

Amit BhatiaAmit Bhatia

Undergraduate: Rutgers College, Rutgers University
Medical School: Aureus University, Aruba
Hometown: Montville, NJ
Professional Interests: Descriptive psychopathology, catatonia, mental status exam, child and adolescent psychiatry
Hobbies: Tennis, beer brewing, photography, existentialism, cooking

Patricia Ann CalimlimPatricia Ann Calimlim

Undergraduate: University of California, Los Angeles
Medical School: St. George’s University
Hometown: Corona, CA
Professional Interests: Neuropsychiatry, Developmental and Behavioral, CL
Hobbies: Cooking, Spending time with my dog, photography, road trips and traveling
Interest in Fellowship: Child and Adolescent

Gaurav KumarGaurav Kumar

Undergraduate: University of California, Berkeley
Medical School: St. George’s University
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Professional Interests: Community psychiatry, Schizophrenia spectrum disorders and Psychotic disorders
Hobbies: Basketball, cooking, traveling, web design and programming
Interest in Fellowship: Child and Adolescent

Thomas LoburThomas Lobur

Undergraduate: Hiram College
Medical School: St. George’s University
Hometown: Ann Arbor, Michigan 
Professional Interests: Psychosomatic medicine
Hobbies: Cooking, hiking, keyboard instruments 
Interest in Fellowship: “up in the air”

Jayson MasakiJayson Masaki

Undergraduate: University of Hawaii at Manoa
Medical School: Saint James School of Medicine
Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii
Professional Interests: Underserved community psychiatry
Hobbies: Aquarium fish, plants, movies, travel


Amir BadarAmir Badar

Undergraduate: University of California, Riverside 
Medical School: St. George's University 
Hometown: All over Southern California 
Professional Interests: Inpatient and C/L Psychiatry
Hobbies: Watching football all Sunday, Snowboarding, Exercising, Eating

Silu LohaniSilu Lohani

Medical School: Medical School of Zhengzhou University. 
Hometown: Kathmandu, Nepal
Professional Interests:  Geriatric Psychiatry
Hobbies: watching foreign movies, travelling

Marci MannaMarci Manna

Undergraduate: Bowling Green State University
Medical School: University of the Health Sciences School of Medicine - St. Kitts, West Indies
Hometown: Branson, MO
Professional Interests: Mood disorders, forensics, animal assisted therapies
Hobbies: Body building, running, traveling, animals
Interest in Fellowship: Yes, Forensics

Indupreet NagraIndupreet Nagra

Undergraduate: University of Houston
Medical School: Windsor University
Hometown: Houston, TX
Professional Interests: Inpatient psychiatry
Hobbies: Reading, shopping, foodie, spending time with my cat :)
Interest in Fellowship: Not currently

Divya SarathDivya Sarath

Undergraduate: Wright State University 
Medical School: Avalon University School of Medicine
Hometown: Dayton, OH
Professional Interests: General Adult Psychiatry, Psychopharmacology
Hobbies: Cooking, traveling, watching movies, basketball, spending time with family and friends

Madiha ShabbirMadiha Shabbir

Medical School: Sindh Medical College, Pakistan
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois 
Professional Interests: General adult psychiatry
Hobbies: Cat lady stuff, concerts, binge watching Netflix

Elizabeth Augustine, MD

Undergraduate: Carnegie Mellon University
Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University
Hometown: Downers Grove, IL

Professional Interests: Mood disorders, psychotic disorders, inpatient psychiatry

Hobbies: Running, baking, eating, TV

Interest in Fellowship: Possibly Child and Adolescent Psychiatry