Hi Everyone! My name is Rashmi. I was born in India and raised in England, New Jersey, and Florida. I went to the University of South Florida for undergrad and American University of Antigua for medical school. I spent the last couple of years in New York doing my rotations and research. I am interested in behavioral health, specifically developmental disorders, as well as preventative medicine and women’s health. I developed an interest for global health and under-served populations while on a medical mission trip to rural Uganda. Outside of medicine, I love travelling, writing, photography, and cooking. In my spare time you will find me exploring the city, trying out new recipes, and finding new dessert spots! I chose this program because of my desire to work with under-served populations in a community-based setting. I am proud to live and work in a community that is both culturally rich and ethnically diverse. I look forward to exploring all that Chicago has to offer in the years to come!
Daniel Gondi, MD
My hobbies away from medicine include watching and playing sports, trying different types of cuisine, traveling, and spending time with my wife/family/friends, and dog. My medical interests include sports medicine, HIV/STD prevention, and preventive medicine. I was drawn to Chicago and this program because of its dedication to serving all patients regardless of their financial status, the opportunity to serve a diverse community, and of course all the amazing food in this city. Fun fact about me: My wife and I hiked the Cinque Terre trail along the Mediterranean coast in Italy which is 7.5 miles long. The views were gorgeous, but the biggest highlight was that I ate gelato in all 5 towns on the same day.
Alex Htun, MD
Hi everyone, I’m Alex. I grew up just outside Chicago, in Naperville. Before coming back to Chicago, I did my medical training at St. George’s University in Grenada. During and after my training, I want to focus on community health. Norwegian American Hospital is one of the cornerstones to the Humboldt Park community. I love Chicago and I am an avid Chicago sports fan (Bears, Bulls and Cubs)! There is never a dull moment in Chicago. I’m excited to build strong relationships with the current Norwegian family as well as with future members.
Samiraly Moosa, MD
Hey everyone, my name is Sam! I was born and raised in Canada(Eh!), I pursued my undergrad at McMaster University where I acquired a Bio-Psych Bachelors of Science. I later on relocated to Houston, TX. I completed my Medical Degree at St. George’s University. I’m really interested in Preventive Healthcare and Patient Education. I thoroughly enjoy Acting as a Hobby and I capitalize on chances to take classes from time to time! In my spare time I enjoy making Medical Education videos geared towards patient education! I find it’s fulfilling because it allows me to channel all of my passions of Medicine, Acting and Preventive Healthcare! I find Chicago to be so unique because it offers a little bit of the best of everything – from beaches in the Summer time, to beautiful Winter and Christmas displays, from incredible restaurants to amazing food festivals! Norwegian American Hospital is a special place because it allows us to help and provide care for our brothers and sisters that need it most, and that too, at the highest standard of care. Looking forward to meeting everyone soon!
Justin Park, MD
Hi everyone! I’m Justin. I was born in South Korea, grew up in Toronto, and spent most of my life living in Chicago before attending Emory University for undergrad where I was a member of the Emory Scholars Program and the men’s swim team prior to attending medical school. My hobbies include cooking Asian cuisine, bouldering, and Netflix. I come from a family of renown Korean chefs so it was an all new experience for me and my family as I entered a career in medicine. My medical interests include outpatient medicine, Emergency Medicine, and Obstetrics. I chose Chicago and Norwegian American Hospital because its near home and the opportunity to be a healthcare provider in an under-served community hit home for me.
Alkeem Savage, MD
Hey, I’m Alkeem! I’m a big city boy – I was born in New York but moved to sunnier pastures in Miami. I’m a graduate of St. George’s University School of Medicine. Prior to entering medical school, I was a biology teacher at Fordham High School for the Arts in New York. I believe in increasing access to care in under-served communities, targeting high-risk populations and implementing preventive measures. I believe in a holistic approach to medicine by treating the patient not the diagnosis. I am completing residency at PCC, as part of the Norwegian American Hospital Family Medicine Residency program.
Dr. Victor Chow
Dr. Victor Chow has joined the Faculty here in our very own residency program!
Dr. George Mammo
Dr. George Mammo will be heading back to his home state of Michigan and taking a hospitalist position in metro Detroit.
Dr. Unnati Patel
Dr. Unnati Patel will be assuming a Fellowship with Oak Street Health and Northwestern Kellogg School of Business.
Dr. Mohamad Salama
Dr. Mohamad Salama will be taking a hospitalist position at Freeport Memorial Hospital, west of Rockford, IL.
Dr. Palak Shah
Dr. Palak Shah will be assuming a Fellowship with Oak Street Health and Northwestern Kellogg School of Business.
Dr. Susana Villate Prieto
Dr. Susana Villate Prieto will take an ambulatory position in Norfolk with Bon Secours Health System.