Department of Medicine

Fellows

Year 1

Dr. Anthony Choi
Anthony Choi

Hometown: Fullerton, CA
Undergrad: Brown University
MD: Weill Cornell Medical College
Residency: NYP-Cornell
Hobbies: traveling, cello
Clinical/Research Interests: Quality Improvement, Endoscopy technology, nutrition

Dr. Adam Buckholz
Adam Buckholz

Hometown: Cary, NC
Undergrad: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
MD: University of Virginia
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
Hobbies: Skiing, scuba diving, reading, trivia
Clinical/Research Interests: NAFLD, social determinants of health, liver disease and transplantation

Dr. Guarav Ghosh
Gaurav Ghosh

Hometown: Norman, OK
Undergrad: The University of Oklahoma
MD: Weill Cornell Medical College
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
Hobbies: traveling, cooking, hiking, soccer, movies
Clinical/Research Interests: Liver disease, obesity, outcomes research

Dr. Alyson Kaplan
Aly Kaplan

Hometown: Syosset, NY
Undergrad: Princeton University
MD: New York University School of Medicine
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
Hobbies: Hiking, running, indie folk music, traveling, cheap eats
Clinical/Research Interests: Hepatology, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), alcohol-related liver disease, HIV and liver disease

Year 2

Charlie Buffie
Charlie Buffie

Hometown: Minneapolis, MN
Undergrad: Swarthmore College
MD: Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
PhD: Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Cornell University / Sloan Kettering Institute (Tri-Institutional MD PhD Program)
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
Hobbies: Running, photography, technology
Clinical/Research Interests: Microbiome, mucosal immunology, metabolism

Tracey Martin
Tracey Martin

Hometown: New York
Undergrad: Cornell
MD: Brown University
Residency: NYU
Hobbies: traveling, Movies
Clinical/Research Interests: Liver disease, Obesity and microbiome.

Amit Mehta
Amit Mehta

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Undergrad: Cornell University
MD: Dartmouth Medical School
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
Hobbies: Travelling, Hiking, History
Clinical/Research Interests: Obesity management, NAFLD, Obesity microbiome and Endobariatrics

Year 3

Kaveh Hajifathalian
Kaveh Hajifathalian

Hometown: Tehran, Iran
Undergrad: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
MD: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
MPH: Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
Residency: Cleveland Clinic
Hobbies: Playing Guitar, Movies
Clinical/Research Interests: Predictive Models, Risk Stratification, Survival analysis, Obesity

Rachel Niec
Rachel Niec

Hometown: Bay Area, CA
Undergrad: Mills College, CA
MD: Weill Cornell Medical College/Tri-Institutional MD PhD Program
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
Hobbies: rock climbing, kayaking, running, hiking, spending time outdoors with family
Clinical/Research Interests: IBD, Inflammation, Immunology, Immune Regulation, Microbiome

Zaid Tafesh
Zaid Tafesh

Hometown: Amman, Jordan
Undergrad: Premedical program, Weill Cornell Medical College-Qatar
MD: Weill Cornell Medical College-Qatar
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
Transplant Hepatology Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University & Weill Cornell
Hobbies: Traveling, basketball
Clinical/Research Interests: Transplant Hepatology, Outcomes research in cirrhosis and liver transplantation

Vikas Gupta
Vikas Gupta

Hometown: Allentown, PA
Undergrad: Pennsylvania State University
MD: Duke University
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
Hobbies: Science, Biking, Movies
Clinical/Research Interests: Tissue Regeneration

Recent Alumni

Shawn Shah
Shawn Shah

Graduated 2019
Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship/Instructor
Hometown: Pembroke Pines, Florida
Undergrad: University of Miami
MD: Florida State University College of Medicine
Residency: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Clinical/Research Interests: obesity and endobariatrics, digital health technologies, patient experience of GI disease

Nicole Shen
Nicole Shen

Graduated 2019
Adult Transplant Hepatology Fellowship
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Undergrad: Vanderbilt University
MD: University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
Clinical/Research interests: Liver, alcohol liver disease, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, probiotics

 

Contact Information

Gastroenterology and Hepatology

David E. Cohen, M.D., Ph.D., Chief

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship Program

Carl Crawford, M.D., Program Director
cvc9002@med.cornell.edu

Catherine Lowery, Administrative Coordinator
cal2048@med.cornell.edu

1305 York Avenue, Room Y-426
Tel: (646) 962-4700
Fax: (646) 962-0110

Instructions for Applicants

For Fellowship Start Date of July 1, 2020

Applications Accepted: July - August 2019
Interview Dates: September 10, 11, 18, & 24, 2019

J1 Visa accepted, but not H1B

Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)
Program Code: 1443521171

National Resident Matching Program (NRMP)
Match Number: 1492144F0

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