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2018-2019 Otolaryngology Residents

PGY-5

Emily Barrow Melissa Bender Pedram Daraei Emily Barrow

Emily
Barrow, MD

– Hometown: Atlanta, GA
– Undergrad: University of Georgia
– Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine
– Hobbies: Traveling, skiing, spinning, Netflix, spending time with family, baby and friends
– Future Plans: Skull Base Surgery Fellowship, Emory University

 

Melissa
Bender, MD

– Hometown: Houston, TX
– Undergrad: University of Pennsylvania
– Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
– Hobbies: Chillin'
– Future Plans: Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship, Austin, TX

 

Paul
Daraei, MD

– Hometown: Laguna Hills, CA
– Undergrad: UCLA
– Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine
– Hobbies: Traveling, cooking, running, reading, golfing, swimming
– Future Plans: Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship, Birmingham, AL

 

Jessica
Specht, MD

– Hometown: Atlanta, GA
– Undergrad: Colgate University
– Medical School: Florida State University College of Medicine
– Hobbies: Running
– Future Plans: Private Practice

PGY-4

Anita Deshpande Celeste Nagy Matthew Ochsner Mallory Raymond

Anita
Deshpande, MD

– Hometown: Aberdeen, NJ
– Undergrad: University of Pennsylvania
– Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine
– Hobbies: Kickboxing, yoga, dinner parties, crime TV shows, cooking/baking

 

Celeste
Nagy, MD

– Hometown: Dallas, TX
– Undergrad: University of South Carolina
– Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
– Hobbies: Kickboxing, yoga, biking, reading suspense novels, art museums, travel, watching Food Network, cooking, watching soccer games

 

Matthew
Ochsner, MD

– Hometown: Savannah, GA
– Undergrad: University of Georgia
– Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine
– Hobbies: Fishing, hiking, eating, cooking

 

Mallory
Raymond, MD

– Hometown: Palm Beach Gardens, FL
– Undergrad: University of Chicago
– Medical School: University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
– Hobbies: Running, scuba diving, spear fishing, cooking, and eating

PGY-3

Patrick Davis Thomas Edwards Mai Nguyen Danielle Scarola

Patrick
Davis, MD

– Hometown: South Bend, IN
– Undergrad: Miami University of Ohio
– Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine
– Hobbies: Yoga, guitar, travel

 

Thomas
Edwards, MD

– Hometown: St. Francisville, LA
– Undergrad: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
– Medical School: Tulane University
– Hobbies: backpacking; cooking; travel; Chattahoochee River National Rec Area, the Beltline, 4th Ward Park Yoga, General Muir

 

Mai
Nguyen, MD

– Hometown: Garland, TX
– Undergrad: Stanford University
– Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
– Hobbies: Baking/cooking, martial arts, brewery exploring

 

Danielle
Scarola, MD

– Hometown: Chester, NJ
– Undergrad: McGill University
– Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine
– Hobbies: Muay Thai, motorcycles, art, reading fiction and psychology

PGY-2

Micah Gibson Tyler Halle Anupriya Rao Jackson Vuncannon

Micah
Gibson, MD

– Hometown: Beaumont, TX
– Undergrad: Texas A&M University
– Medical School: University of Texas, Houston
– Hobbies: Running, working out, biking on the beltline

 

Tyler
Halle, MD
– Hometown: Atlanta, GA
– Undergrad: University of Georgia
– Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine
– Hobbies: Running, ultimate frisbee, soccer, hiking, languages, traveling, reading, hanging out in Grant Park, Atlanta United games, Decatur, Atlanta Botanical Gardens

 

Anupriya
Rao, MD
– Hometown: Plano, TX
– Undergrad: Emory University
– Medical School: University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
– Hobbies: Running on the beltline, cooking, reading nonfiction and biographies, Zumba, traveling

 

Jackson
Vuncannon, MD

– Hometown: Monroe, NC
– Undergrad: East Carolina University
– Medical School: Wake Forest School of Medicine
– Hobbies: Spending time with my wife and pup, skydiving, snowboarding, and hiking

PGY-1

Spencer Cope Juno Lee Meredith Lilly Melissa Oh

Spencer
Cope, MD

– Hometown: Midland, MI
– Undergrad: Brigham Young University
– Medical School: University of Texas Health San Antonio
– Hobbies: eating new foods, kayaking, trail running, religious discussions, growing random plants, racquetball, outdoor photography, recipe invention, spontaneous travel adventures, cheese mongering

 

Juno
Lee, MD

– Hometown: Odessa, FL
– Undergrad: Florida State University
– Medical School: Florida State University
– Hobbies: Rock climbing, photography, camping

 

Meredith
Lilly, MD

– Hometown: Jasper, IN
– Undergrad: DePaul University
– Medical School: Georgetown University
– Hobbies: Running, cooking, scuba diving

 

Melissa
Oh, MD

– Hometown: Miami, FL
– Undergrad: Johns Hopkins University
– Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine
– Hobbies: Swimming, hiking, traveling, outdoor festivals, road trips, classic movies, hanging out with my puppy and fiance

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