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Pediatrics Chattanooga Graduates

UTCOM Chattanooga Pediatrics alumni

In the last five years, residents who have graduated from our program have had many opportunities available to them.

General Pediatrics

  • Fifty percent of our residents have gone into general pediatrics. 
  • Of those that have gone into general pediatrics, 89% are in private practice and 11% are in a hospital based practice.
  • Eighty-nine percent of these residents practice in the Southeastern United States.  

Fellowships

Fifty percent of our residents have gone to fellowships. These fellowships include:

Allergy/Immunology

 

  • Medical College of Georgia, Augusta
  • LSU, New Orleans
  • LSU, Shreveport, LA
  • Massachusetts General, Harvard University 
Cardiology
  • Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
  • University of Virginia
  • University of Texas, Southwestern
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
Child Abuse
  • UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX

 

 

Critical Care

 

  • Arnold Palmer, Orlando, FL
  • CHOP, Philadelphia, PA
  • University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
  • University of Tennessee, Memphis
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Development and Behavior
  • University of Oklahoma, OK
Emergency Medicine
  • Children's Mercy Kansas City
  • Nationwide Children's Hospital-Columbus, OH
Endocrinology

 

  • SUNY, Stoneybrook, NY
  • Seattle, Washington
  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
  • Nationwide Children's Hospital-Columbus, OH
  • Univ of Louisville, Louisville, KY
Gastroenterology
  • UCLA
  • CHOP, Philidelphia, PA
  • SUNY Downstate, New York, NY
  • Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
  • University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK
  • University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
  • Emory University SOM-Atlanta, GA 
Genetics
  • University of Alabama, Birmingham
  • Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
Hematology/Oncology
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH
  • Oklahoma Univ of Health Sciences, Oklahoma City
  • University of Alabama- Birmingham
  • St. Louis University
Neonatology
  • University of Kentucky, Lexington
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore
  • University of Utah, Salt Lake City
  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville
  • Medical University of South Carolina 
Neurology
  • University of Texas, Southwestern
  • New York University, New York City 
Pulmonology
  • Washington University, St. Louis, MO
  • University of Tennessee, Memphis
  • Yale, New Have, CT
Non-Invasive Orthopaedics
  • University of Wisconsin

Graduated Residents

2020

Michael Facciolo, MD
7/1/2017-6/30/2020
Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship
Norton Children's, Louisville, KY

Jordan Foutch, MD
7/1/2017-6/30/2020
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship
MUSC, Charleston, SC

William Gaylord, MD
7/1/2017-6/30/2020
Hematology/Oncology Fellowship
Indiana Univ/ Riley Children's, Indianapolis, IN 

Faith Lindsay, MD
7/1/2017-6/30/2020
Endocrinology Fellowship
Cincinnati Children's, Cincinnati, OH

Parker Plant, DO
7/1/2017-6/30/2020
Non-invasive Orthopedics Fellowship
Norton Children's, Louisville, KY

Aslam Qureshi, MD
7/1/2018-6/30/2020
Private Practice
Fort Myers, FL

Meredith Stroud, DO
7/1/2017-6/30/2020
Private Practice
Chattanooga, TN

Ana Varela Windemuller, MD
7/1/2017-6/30/2020
Private Practice
Chattanooga, TN

Jack Whitehead, MD
7/1/2017-6/30/2020
Private Practice
Brentwood, TN

2019

Tayo Adeyemo, MD
7/1/2016-6/30/2019
Neonatology Fellowship
Univ of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 

Hannah Cox, MD
7/1/2016-6/30/2019
Private Practice
Oak Ridge, TN 

Ryan Dyess, MD
Endocrinology Fellowship
Univ of Louisville, Louisville, KY 

Rachel Keilman, MD
7/1/2016-6/30/2019
Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship
Arnold Palmer Hosp for Children, Orlando, FL 

Loretta Parker, MD
7/1/2016-6/30/2019
Hematology/Oncology Fellowship
Oklahoma Univ Health Science Center, Oklahoma City, OK 

Joseph Vukin, MD
7/1/2016-6/30/2019
Private Practice
Raleigh, NC 

Cole Webster, MD
7/1/2016-6/30/2019
Private Practice
Tifton, GA

2018

Ann Blake, MD
7/1/2015-6/30/2018
Neonatology Fellowship
Baylor COM, Houston, TX

Christie Cherian, MD
7/1/2015-6/30/2018
Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship
Yale, New Haven, CT

Lauren Fox-Bergvin, DO
7/1/2015-6/30/2018
Private Practice
Crossville, TN 

Lourdes Gonzalez, MD
7/1/2015-6/30/2018
Private Practice
Washington, DC 

Jeswin John, MD
7/1/2015-6/30/2018
Administrative Chief Resident/Instructor
Department of Pediatrics
UTCOM Chattanooga 

Jared Onley, MD
7/1/2015-6/30/2018
Captain, US Air Force
Vacaville, CA

Elizabeth Peeler, DO
7/1/2015-6/30/2018
Child Abuse Fellowship
UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX

Amit Shah, MD
7/1/2015-6/30/2018
Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship
Emory University, Atlanta, GA

2017

Kimberly Akridge, MD
7/1/2014-6/30/2017
Private Practice, Huntsville, AL 

Melinda Belgrave, MD
7/1/2013-6/30/2017
Private Practice, CA 

John Clinton, MD
7/1/2015-6/30/2017
Private Practice, Houston, TX

Joanne dela Pena Arce, MD
7/1/2014-6/30/2017
Private Practice, Las Vegas, NV 

Audrey Fenin, MD
12/1/2013-11/30/2016
Neonatology Fellowship, MUSC 

Alissa Guarneri, MD
7/1/2014-6/30/2017
Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship
Nationwide Children's, Columbus, OH 

Sarah Harding, MD
7/1/2014-6/30/2017
Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 

Gordon Myers, MD
7/1/2014-6/30/2017
Allergy/Immunology Fellowship, LSU-NO 

Joanna Niklinska, MD
7/1/2014-6/30/2017
Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship 
Emory University, Atlanta, GA 

Andrea Schweikert, MD
7/1/2014-6/30/2017
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship
Nationwide Children's Hosp, Columbus, OH

2016

Samirah Ashraf, MD
7/1/2013-6/30/2016
Private Practice, Dalton, GA 

Stacie Hamley, MD
7/1/2013-6/30/2016
Private Practice, Atlanta, GA 

Jaime Herrera, MD
7/1/2014-6/30/2016
Private Practice, Houston, TX 

Julia Katsuura, MD
7/1/2013-6/30/2016
Instructor/Administrative Chief Resident
Children's Hospital at Erlanger 

Maci McDermott, MD
7/1/2013-6/30/2016
Private Practice, Tallahassee, FL 

Lyndsay Smith, MD
7/1/2013-7/31/2016
Private Practice Savannah, TN

2015

Albert Chan, MD
7/1/2012-6/30/2015
GI Fellowship
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
 

Heather Gilliam, DO
7/1/2012-6/30/2015
General Pediatrics
Children's Hospital at Erlanger, Chattanooga, TN 

Tarah Kuschel Popp, MD
7/1/2012-6/30/2015
Cardiology Fellowship
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
 

Jonathan Mikail, MD
7/1/2012-6/30/2015
Emergency Medicine Fellowship
Children's Mercy, Kansas City, MO
 

Grace Nguyen, MD
7/1/2012-11/31/2015
Locum Tenens
Atlanta, GA 

Vanessa Pigg, MD
7/1/2012-6/30/2015
General Pediatrics
Children's Hospital at Erlanger 

Richa Tevatia, MD
7/1/2012-6/30/2015
Private Practice, Portland, OR 

Chad Ward, DO
7/1/2012-6/30/2015
Critical Care Fellowship
University of Tennessee, Memphis

2014

Steven Allen, MD
7/1/2011-6/30/2014
Hematology/Oncology Fellowship
St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO
 

Neetu Bali, MD
7/1/2011-6/30/2014
GI Fellowship
UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
 

Thomas Barros, DO
7/1/2011-6/30/2014
United States Navy Practice 

Anna Rose Carlson, MD
7/1/2011-8/31/2014
Private Practice, Chattanooga, TN 

Zainab Kagen, MD
7/1/2011-6/30/2014
Private Practice, Wisconsin 

Christy Ott, MD
7/1/2010-6/30/2014
Private Practice, Chattanooga, TN 

Kendra Simpson, MD
7/1/2011-6/30/2014
Instructor/Administrative Chief Resident 
UTCOM Chattanooga, Dept of Pediatrics 

Brian Wakefield, MD
7/1/2011-6/30/2014
Private Practice, Elizabethton, TN 

Jerry Walkup, MD
7/1/2011-6/30/2014
Cardiology Fellowship
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

2013

Merritt Adams, MD
7/1/2010-6/30/2013
Non-invasive Ortho Fellowship
University of Wisconsin SOM and Public Health, Madison, WI
 

Colleen Forsyth, DO
7/1/2010-6/30/2013
Genetics Fellowship
Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
  

J. Austin Hamm, MD
7/1/2010-6/30/2013
Genetics Fellowship
University of Alabama, Birmingham
 

Michael Malandra, MD
7/1/2010-6/30/2013
GI Fellowship
Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
 

Vanessa Slots, MD
7/1/2010-6/30/2013
Private Practice, Las Vegas, NV 

Esther Wilson, MD
7/1/2010-6/30/2013
Private Practice, Charleston, SC 

2012

Sumeet Arora, MD
7/1/2009-6/30/2012
Private Practice, India    

Jennifer Hamm, MD
 7/1/2009-6/30/2012
Administrative Chief Resident
Hematology/Oncology Fellowship
University of Alabama- Birmingham
  

Samreen Khan, MD
7/1/2009-6/30/2012
Private Practice, Houston, TX 

Paige Klingborg, MD
7/1/2009-6/30/2012
Critcal Care Fellowship
University of Tennessee, Memphis
 

Richa Sood, MD
7/1/2009-6/30/2012
Private Practice, Pheonix, AZ 

Vijay Vishwanath, MD
7/1/2009-6/30/2012
Neurology Fellowship
New York University, New York City, NY
 

Fernando Windemuller, MD
7/1/2009-6/30/2012
Gastroenterology Fellowship
SUNY Downstate, NY 

Last Published: Apr 16, 2021