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
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, New York 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 has been living in Chicago, IL for many years.  He enjoys traveling, playing cricket and soccer.  He plans to practice primary care because that’s what cool people do!

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