Current Fellows

Puzant Topaljekian, MD

Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine
Residency Training: Central Washington, Family Medicine Residency

Brittany Doremus, DO

Medical School: Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency Training: Loma Linda University Medical Center, Internal Medicine Residency

Incoming Fellows

Christine Kwon, MD

Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine
Residency Training: University of Utah, Family Medicine Residency

Christina Ortega-Chen, MD

Medical School: The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Residency Training: University of California Davis, Internal Medicine Residency

Where are our recent graduates now?

Hospice & Palliative Medicine Alumni

Graduating Class Name Program (location)
2020 Stacey DaSliva, MD Kaiser Permanente
Woodland Hills, CA
2020 Kevin Hsu, MD Kaiser Permanente
Baldwin Park, CA
2019 Jason Ngo, MD Kaiser Permanente
Fontana, CA
2019 Nikki Vithalani, MD Geisinger Health
Pennsylvania
2018 Joseph Kwak, MD Kaiser Permanente
West Los Angeles, CA
2018 Heather Bitar, DO City of Hope
Duarte, CA
2017 Chuong Dang, MD Kaiser Permanente
Fontana, CA
2017 Chirag Gandhi, DO Kaiser Permanente
Fontana, CA
2017 Dov Shalman, MD Kaiser Permanente
Los Angeles, CA
2016 Gitanjili Arora, MD Children’s Hospital
Los Angeles, CA
2016 Stefanie Mooney, MD City of Hope
Duarte, CA
2016 Nicole Van Buren, MD Kaiser Permanente
West Los Angeles, CA
2015 Chandana Banerjee, MD City of Hope
Duarte, CA
2015 Ilanit Brook, MD Children’s Hospital
Los Angeles, CA
2015 Sonal Patel, MD National Health Service
London, England
2014 Maricela Garcia-Schiffman, MD Kaiser Permanente
Panorama City, CA
2014 Nadine Semer, MD Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital
2013 Amir Asgari, MD Private Practice
San Diego, CA
2013 Thomas Bui, MD VITAS Hospice
2012 Ilan Bernstein, MD The Queens Medical Center Honolulu, HI
2012 Finly Zachariah, MD City of Hope
Duarte, CA
2011 James Henry, MD Kaiser Permanente
Panorama City, CA
2011 Molly Keegan, MD Private Practice
Los Angeles, CA
2010 Christian Lu, MD Private Practice
Orange County, CA
2010 Michael Ma, MD Kaiser Permanente
Fontana, CA