We’re proud to have diverse program leadership, able to serve the wide variety of residents who come to us for mentorship.

Program Leadership

Kevin C. Shannon, MD, MPH

Kevin C. Shannon, MD, MPH

Director, Transitional Year Residency Program

Dr. Shannon completed a transitional year internship in Chicago in 1986, and then served a family medicine residency at Brown University. He has practiced in four Federally-Qualified Health Centers, in four different states, over four decades. He and his wife served as medical missionaries in Kenya for four years (training Kenyan doctors), and worked at Dartmouth Medical School for four years before and four years after the Kenya stint. They thank God for the blessing of serving at Loma Linda, for nearly a decade now.

Nephtali Gomez, MD

Nephtali Gomez, MD

Associate Program Director, General Surgery
Elaine Hart, MD

Elaine Hart, MD

Associate Program Director, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Eugene Kim, MD

Eugene Kim, MD

Associate Program Director, Emergency Medicine
David Ahamba, MBBS, MPH

David Ahamba, MBBS, MPH

Associate Program Director, Family Medicine
Soo Kim, MD

Soo Kim, MD

Associate Program Director, Pediatrics
Lawrence Loo, MD

Lawrence Loo, MD

CCC Director and Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine
Leah Tudtud-Hans, MD

Leah Tudtud-Hans, MD

Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine

Staff

Connie Phillips

Connie Phillips

Program Coordinator

Transitional Year Residents 2020-2021

Maria Acosta de Gonzalez, MD

Maria Acosta de Gonzalez, MD

Universidad Centro-Occidental Lisandro de Ciencias de la Salud, Venezuela
Nicolas Cecotto, MD

Nicolas Cecotto, MD

Universidad Adventista del Plata Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Argentina
Zaira Chaudhry, MD

Zaira Chaudhry, MD

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine Occupational Medicine
Kurt Cicilioni, MD

Kurt Cicilioni, MD

Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Young Do Jeong, MD

Young Do Jeong, MD

Loma Linda University School of Medicine
James Lelis, DDS, MD

James Lelis, DDS, MD

Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Ryan Nelson, MD

Ryan Nelson, MD

Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Jaimesen Rudyk, MD

Jaimesen Rudyk, MD

Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Reagan Ryu, DDS, MD

Reagan Ryu, DDS, MD

Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Ryan Thornton, MD

Ryan Thornton, MD

Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Alumni

Class of 2019-2020

Name Medical School Specialty
Midian Ambo, MD Loma Linda University School of Medicine Pediatrics Training
Daniel Angerbauer, MD Loma Linda University School of Medicine Preventive Medicine Training
Daniela Borecky, MD Loma Linda University School of Medicine Family Medicine Training
Sung Yong Han, DDS, MD Loma Linda University School of Medicine Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dana Hoxie, MD Loma Linda University School of Medicine Occupational Medicine Training
Sarah Nadarajan, MD Loma Linda University School of Medicine Internal Medicine Training
Jay Saggu, DMD, MD Loma Linda University School of Medicine Anesthesiology Training

Class of 2018-2019

Name Medical School Specialty
Alex Erskine, MD Loma Linda University School of Medicine Internal Medicine Training
Ashley Falzone, MD, MS UCSF School of Medicine Dermatology Training
Colin Garner, MD Loma Linda University School of Medicine Anesthesiology Training
Ryan Herring, MD Loma Linda University School of Medicine Preventive Medicine Training
Brian Lee, DDS, MD Loma Linda University School of Medicine Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Grace Lee, MD, MPH Loma Linda University School of Medicine Preventive Medicine Training
Erik Thordarson, MD Loma Linda University School of Medicine Psychiatry Training
William Verlinden, DDS, MD Loma Linda University School of Medicine Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Class of 2015-2018

Name Medical School Specialty
Kwame Agyeman, MD, MBA Loma Linda University School of Medicine Internal Medicine Training
Edwin De Kock, MD Loma Linda University School of Medicine Occupational Medicine Training
Caleb Ho-A-Shoo, MD Loma Linda University School of Medicine Psychiatry Training
Derek McCalla, MD Loma Linda University School of Medicine Pediatrics Training
Stephen Miller, MD, MBA Loma Linda University School of Medicine Family Medicine Training
Michael Pace, DDS, MD Loma Linda University School of Medicine Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Amul Shah, MD Loma Linda University School of Medicine Clinical and Actuarial Analyst
Parker Shiffler, DDS, MD Loma Linda University School of Medicine Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Renae Thomas, MBBS Monash University Faculty of Medicine, Australia Preventive Medicine Training
Nasrin Kazemi, MD, PhD Fatemieh University of Medical Sciences, Iran Occupational Medicine Training
David Yoon, MD, MA Loma Linda University School of Medicine Preventive Medicine Training
Adley Dason, MD, MPH Loma Linda University School of Medicine Preventive Medicine Training
Linden Doss, MD Loma Linda University School of Medicine Ophthalmology Training
Carl Erickson, MD Loma Linda University School of Medicine Neurology Training
Grant Hayes, MD, MPH Texas A&M Health Sciences Center Preventive Medicine Training
Sandeep Nayak, MBBS Yenepoya Medical College, India Internal Medicine Training
Shaun Smith, MD Loma Linda University School of Medicine Neurology Training
Tyler Sura, MD Loma Linda University School of Medicine Occupational Medicine Training
Lola Adeyemo, MD Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Internal Medicine Training
Kelsey Cherepuschak, MD, MPH Loma Linda University School of Medicine Family & Preventive Medicine Training
Moses Olson, MD Loma Linda University School of Medicine Anesthesiology Training
Christine Russell, MD, MBA UCLA School of Medicine Family Medicine Training