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Internal Medicine Resident Research


Internal Medicine Residents Featured

  • Haseeb Ahmed, MD—SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
  • Mohammad Ali, MD—SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine
  • Sagar Patil, MD*—Howard University College of Medicine
  • Stephanie Mawhirt, DO*—NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Tharani Rajeswaran, MD—SUNY Syracuse College of Medicine
  • Giorgio Medranda, MD—SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
  • Zack Williams, MD—SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine
  • Bivin Varghese, MD—SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
  • Valerie Comissiong, MD—Howard University College of Medicine
  • Christopher Garcia, MD—Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Kunal Brahmbhatt, MD—Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Jacqueline Forman, MD*—SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
  • Daniil Shimonov, MD—SUNY Syracuse College of Medicine
  • Khalilah Daley, MD—SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine

(*current Chief Residents, Internal Medicine)

Featured 2015-2016 Internal Medicine Resident Case Report and Clinical Research National Conference Presentations

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  • Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis in a Geriatric Patient Presenting with Central Pontine Myelinolysis

  • Cushing’s Syndrome Secondary to ACTH-Producing Pheochromocytoma

  • The Indelible Directive: A Case Series and Literature Review of Patients with Do Not Resuscitate Tattoos

  • Pursuing High Value Diabetes Care: A Study of Testing Practices in New York State’s First Teaching Hospital to Achieve Joint Commission Certification In Inpatient Diabetes Care

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  • Successful Induction of Tolerance in Patients with Platinum-based Chemotherapy Hypersensitivity Reactions

  • Penicillin Adverse Drug Reactions: A Review of Practice Documentation in the Outpatient Setting

  • Patch Testing Results in Patients With Suspected Metal Hypersensitivity

  • Outcomes and Safety of Single-Step and Multi-Step Antibiotic Drug Challenges
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  • Sjögren’s Syndrome: The Role of Traditional (SS-A/SS-B) and Novel Antibodies in Diagnosis 
  • ANCA Negative Pauci-immune Glomerulonephritis (PIGN) with Hemorrhagic Bullous Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis (LCV)

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  • Outcomes in Patients Who Do Not Undergo Cardiac Catheterization After Activation of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory For A Suspected STEMI (The OUTCAST study)

  •  Geometry Matters—Degree of Circularity Predicts Aortic Regurgitation in First generation TAVR- A comparison study of Eccentricity Index vs. Sphericity Index 
  • High Creatinine is Associated with Increasing LVOT Ellipticity in Patients with Aortic Valve Stenosis 
  • The Sphericity Index (SI) of the Aortic Annulus is Not Associated with Predischarge Aortic Regurgitation in Patients who Undergo Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR).
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  • Geometry No Longer Matters—Sphericity Index No Longer Predicts Aortic Regurgitation with SAPIEN 3 TAVR

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  • Pyogenic Liver Abscess with Streptococcus Mitis as Causative Agent 
  • Isolated ACE-inhibitor Induced Angioedema of the Small Bowel After 10 years of Oral Lisinopril

  • Natural Orifice Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES) Techniques for Full Thickness R0 Endoscopic Resection of Deep Seated Subepithelial Tumors (SETs): First U.S. Cases

  • Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) for Achalasia: Effective, Durable and Safe Based on Outcomes of a Large Prospective Series

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  • Relationship of Serum Sodium Level to Adverse Outcomes in Patients with Interstitial Lung Disease

  •  An Exploration of De-Escalation Strategies in Hospitalized Patients with Community Acquired Pneumonia 
  • A Case of Co-Infection by Pneumocystis Jirovecii and Cryptococcus Neoformans in a Patient with HTLV-1 Associated Adult T-Cell Leukemia/Lymphoma 
  • Diagnostic Accuracy and Complication Rates after Implementation of an Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy Program at an Academic Teaching Hospital
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  • Proteinuria, Edema, and Hypertension: A Case of Lupus Podocytopathy
  • Non-thyroidal Illness Syndrome and Outcomes in Patients Hospitalized With Congestive Heart Failure