Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

2014-2015 Current Residents

   

Andrew Bluher, MD PGY1

Hometown: Ellicott City, MD
Undergraduate School
: Princeton University
Medical School:
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Research Interest:
to be determined
Hobbies:
Travel, languages, hiking, tennis, calisthenics, reading and karaoke
 
   

Bryan Hardin, MD PGY1

Hometown: Willisburg, KY
Undergraduate School
: University of Kentucky
Medical School:
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Research Interest:
to be determined
Hobbies:
Running, wakeboarding, snow skiing, tennis, rock climbing, reading, science fiction/fantasy novels, University of Kentucky athletics, spending time with my wife and my dog
 
   

J. Michael Kenerson, MD PGY1

Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA
Undergraduate School
: University of Virginia
Medical School:
Medical College of Virginia/VCU School of Medicine
Research Interest:
to be determined
Hobbies:
Food, travel, sailing, snowboarding, spending time with my wife and dog
 
   

Benjamin Rubinstein, MD PGY2

Hometown: Fairfax, VA
Undergraduate School
: Harvard
Medical School:
Columbia
Research Interest:
to be determined. Looking forward to being closely involved with our Global outreach work.
Hobbies:
Road biking, weight training, latin cuisine, dancing salsa, bachata & merengue, tossing the frisbee.

   

Griffin Santarelli, MD PGY2

Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Undergraduate School
: The University of Arizona
Medical School
: The University of Toledo College of Medicine
Research Interest
: To Be Determined
Hobbies
:Traveling, Sking, Golf, and University of Arizona Basketball

   

Evan Somers, MD PGY2

Hometown: Carmel, IN
Undergraduate School
: Rhodes College
Medical School
: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Research Interest
: To Be Determined
Hobbies
:traveling, tennis, golf, working out, movies, Indianapolis Colts football
 
   

Sneh Biyani, MD PGY3

Hometown: Sylvania, OH
Undergraduate School
: Kent State University
Medical School:
Northeast Ohio Medical University
Research Interest:
Urinary inflammatory levels as a marker for pediatric obstructive sleep apnea, Nutrition in head and neck cancer
Hobbies:
painting, travel, music appreciation

   


Clara Olcott, MD
PGY3

Hometown: Hong Kong
Undergraduate School
: University of Washington
Medical School
: University of New Mexico
Research Interest
: Interleukin levels in chronic rhinosinusitis, Pre-op nutrition & alcohol abuse assessment in major head & neck surgery, Transecophageal ultra sound evaluation of thyroid cancer invasion
Hobbies
Running, Bikram yoga, traveling, hanging out with my husband & dog, gourmet food, pencil drawing & watercolor

   


Brittany Weber, MD
PGY3

Hometown: Erie, PA
Undergraduate School: University of Pittsburgh
Medical SchoolDrexel University College of Medicine
Research Interest:
Sudden hearing loss following cardiac bypass surgery, Improving head and neck canter patient education
Hobbies: documentaries, travel, resident quality of life improvement projects, enjoying the beautiful Virginia weather, practicing mindfulness

   
 

Phillip Whiting, MD PGY4

Hometown: Roosevelt, UT
Undergraduate School: Brigham Young University
Medical School:
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Research Interest: Hormonal influence on hearing loss, robotic skull base surgery, swallowing/nutritional status in head and neck cancer, choleastoma surgical technigues and outcomes
Hobbies: Spending time with my wife and kids, Triathlon/Ironman/Marathon races, reading, golf, and going to the beach.

   
 

Lyndy Wilcox, MD PGY4

Hometown
: Virginia Beach, VA
Undergraduate School: Furman University
Medical School:
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Research Interest:
Congenital Amusia (tone-deafness), complications in long-term tracheostomy dependence in children, Effect of second-hand smoke exposure on healing tympanoplasty, Water precautions for swimming after tympanoplasty tube placement in kids
Hobbies
Spending time with my husband & dog, reading, playing softball, golf & running

   


Benjamin Hull, MD
PGY5

Hometown:
Military
Undergraduate School: Brigham Young University
Medical School:The Ohio State University (GO BUCKS!)
Research Interest: Financial Value of Fellowship Training, RRP, CRS, Occuaptional radiation exposure and thyroid cancer
Hobbies:
Reading (biographies), Wife and Children, Church, working out

   
 

Blake Kimbrell, MD PGY5

Hometown: Gainesville, GA
Undergraduate School: Mercer University
Medical School:
Mercer University School of Medicine
Research Interest:
Predictive ability of PET/CT scans in head and neck cancer patients
Hobbies:
Atlanta Braves Baseball, University of Georgia football, golf, trout fishing, deer and turkey hunting, spending any free time possible with my wife