Department of Medicine

Current Fellows

First Year Fellows

Dr. Nicole Cruz
Nicole Cruz, M.D.

Medical School: San Juan Bautista Medical School, Puerto Rico
Residency: Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Justin Kaner
Justin Kaner, M.D.

Medical School: New York Medical College
Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center

Dr. Christina Lee
Christina Lee, M.D.

Medical School: University of North Carolina
Residency: New York University

Dr. Jorge Monge
Jorge Monge, M.D.

Medical School: Universidad Anáhuac, Mexico
Residency: University of Miami – Jackson Memorial Hospital

Dr. Michael Shusterman
Michael Shusterman, M.D.

Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center

Second Year Fellows

Dr. Ghaith Abu Zeinah
Ghaith Abu Zeinah, M.D.

Medical School: Weill Cornell Medical College, Qatar
Residency: Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Alfadel Alshaibani
Alfadel Alshaibani, M.D.

Medical School: King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Residency: University of Virginia Medical Center

Dr. Alexandra Gomez Arteaga
Alexandra Gomez Arteaga, M.D.

Medical School: Universidad de los Andres, Colombia
Residency: University of Miami – Jackson Memorial Hospital

Dr. Andrew Lipsky
Andrew Lipsky, M.D.

Medical School: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson
Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center

Dr. Marissa Rybstein
Marissa Rybstein, M.D.

Medical School: New York Medical College
Residency: Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Panagiotis Vlachostergios
Panagiotis Vlachostergios, M.D., Ph.D.

Medical School: University of Thessaly, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Greece
Residency: New York University School of Medicine/NYU Langone Hospital

Third Year Fellows

Dr. John Ferrarone
John Ferrarone, M.D.

Medical School: New York Medical College
Residency: Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Jay Lopez
Jay Lopez, M.D.

Medical School: Weill Cornell Medical College
Residency: University of Colorado Denver

Dr. Ildefonso Rodriguez Rivera
Ildefonso Rodriguez Rivera, M.D.

Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center/Dell Medical School

Dr. Karim Saab
Karim Saab, M.D.

Medical School: American University of Beirut
Residency: University of Colorado Denver

Dr. Sheena Sahota
Sheena Sahota, M.D.

Medical School: University of Missouri - Kansas City
Residency: Rush University Medical Center

Contact Information

Hematology & Medical Oncology

David M. Nanus, M.D., Chief

Hematology & Medical Oncology Fellowship

Ronald Scheff, M.D., Program Director
Adrienne Phillips, M.D., Assistant Program Director

Aysha Santiago, Fellowship Coordinator
Tel: (212) 746-2061
Fax: (212) 746-8866
aym3001@med.cornell.edu

Instructions for Applicants

For Fellowship Start Date of July 1, 2019

Application Deadline: August 31, 2018
Interview Dates: September - November 2018

Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)
Program Code: 1553531051

National Resident Matching Program (NRMP)
Match Number: 1492155F1

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