Our Residents

The interesting and fun residents are what makes University at Buffalo MedPeds residency a great place to train.

PGY-4

Kelly Lyons, DO
PGY-4, Co-Chief Resident
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Kelly was born and raised in Buffalo.  In her free time, she enjoys recreational activities at Chestnut Ridge Park and Knox Farm.  During her residency, she has enjoyed the camaraderie of her peer residents and the connection between medicine and pediatrics.  Next year, she will be a PICU fellow at the University of Louisville.

Ashley McCorkle, MD
PGY-4
Medical School: University of Louisville
Matthew McIntosh, MD
PGY-4, Co-Chief Resident
Medical School: Stony Brook University

Matt is a Rochester, NY, native who is very excited to be back in Western New York.  He enjoys snowboarding, biking (mountain and road), and running.  He also loves going to concerts.  He plans to practice primary care in the upstate New York area.

Damian Salerno, MD
PGY-4
Medical School: American University of the Caribbean

Damian is a Buffalo area native.  He likes travel, gardening, guitar and the highland games.  He is interested in hospital medicine and hopes to stay in the area because Buffalo rocks!

Arash Yazdani, MD
PGY-4
Medical School: American University of the Caribbean

 

 

PGY-3

Mustafa Aladin, MD
PGY-3
Medical School: American University of Antigua

Mustafa is originally from Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania, and move to Chicago, IL, when he was 10 years old.  He enjoys traveling, playing cricket, soccer, and spending time with his wife and two-year-old daughter.  He chose the University at Buffalo Med-Peds Program because of its excellent, diverse clinical training and the very approachable faculty who are genuinely interested in resident wellness.  Mustafa plans to practice primary care because that’s what cool people do!

Amrutha Idupuganti, MD
PGY-3
Medical School: St. George’s University
Kelly Kaempf, MD
PGY-3
Medical School: University at Buffalo

 

 

PGY-2

Anum Ahmed, MD
PGY-2
Medical School: University of Arkansas
Michael Croix, MD
PGY-2
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin

Michael is from Champaign, IL, and who is interested in adult and pediatric infectious disease.  He feels that the strengths of the UB Med-Peds Program are the accessibility and support of its faculty and his fellow residents.  When Michael is not working, he enjoys checking out the multitude of food trucks and festivals in Buffalo, drumming, and playing with his young son.

Patrick Kenney, MD
PGY-2
Medical School: SUNY Upstate

Patrick is a native of Northern NY who worked in drug development prior to entering medical school. He intends to pursue a fellowship in Infectious Disease, though he finds Critical Care exciting as well. His favorite part of Buffalo is all the activities available for his wife and their two boys!

Sarah Boice, MD
PGY-2
Medical School: University of Rochester

 

PGY-1

Sarah Ackah, MD
PGY-1
Medical School: St. George’s University

Sarah is a native Texan who has lived in warmer climates most of her life.  Her medical interests include primary care, public health, and sociocultural research.  She enjoys traveling, spending time with friends, hiking, watching Korean dramas and is currently learning Chinese.

Sonia John, MD
PGY-1
Medical School: St. George’s University
Akaash Kataria, MD
PGY-1
Medical School: American University of the Caribbean
Michael Murray, MD
PGY-1
Medical School: University at Buffalo