Current residents

current residents group shot

Dylan Noblett M.D.

Dylan Noblett, M.D.

Chief Resident

Jennifer Laroy, M.D.

Jennifer LaRoy, M.D.

Chief Resident

* - IR/DR Residents

David Shihua Chen MD

David Shihua Chen M.D.

Hometown: San Diego, California

Med School: Keck School of Medicine of USC

Intern Year: Olive View UCLA Hospital - Sylmar, California

Future plans: Musculoskeletal radiology

Interests/Hobbies: Tennis, Board Games, College Basketball

Favorite Radiology Eponym/Sign: Wagstaffe-Le Fort fracture

Jena Fujimoto

Jena Fujimoto M.D.

Hometown: Hillsborough, CA

Med School: Florida International University

Intern Year: St. Mary’s Medical Center, San Francisco, CA

Future plans: Breast Imaging

Interests/Hobbies: Figure skating, skiing, gardening

Favorite Radiology Eponym/Sign: Mickey Mouse Sign

Ben Kipper MD

Ben Kipper M.D.

Hometown: Encinitas, California

Med School: Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine

Intern Year: UCSF - General Surgery, San Francisco, California

Future plans: Interventional Radiology

Interests/Hobbies: Snowboarding, Cooking, My Dogs

Favorite Radiology Eponym/Sign: Hot Quadrate sign

Jennifer LaRoy MD

Jennifer LaRoy M.D.

Hometown: Minnetonka, MN

Med School: Medical College of Wisconsin

Intern Year: University of Chicago, NorthShore University Health System, Evanston, IL

Future plans: Breast Imaging

Interests/Hobbies: singing, shelling, being outdoors

Favorite Radiology Eponym/Sign: Humming bird sign

Jonathan Phuong MD

Jonathan Phuong M.D.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Med School: UCSF School of Medicine

Intern Year: Riverside Community Hospital, Riverside, CA

Future plans: Breast Imaging

Interests/Hobbies: Swimming, biking, cooking

Favorite Radiology Eponym/Sign: Luxatio Erecta

Michael V. Ramirez MD

Michael V. Ramirez M.D.

Hometown: Mission Viejo, CA

Med School: University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine

Intern Year: University of Chicago, NorthShore University Health System, Evanston, IL

Future plans: Vascular and interventional Radiology

Interests/Hobbies: Camping, Hiking, Surfing

Favorite Radiology Eponym/Sign: Nutcracker

Steffan Soosman MD

Steffan Soosman M.D.

Hometown: Honolulu, HI

Med School: University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine

Intern Year: Hawaii Residency Programs, Transitional Year. Honolulu, HI

Future plans: Interventional Radiology - Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston MA

Interests/Hobbies: Photography, hiking and baking

Favorite Radiology Eponym/Sign: Floating viscera sign

Kris de Ga MD

Kris de Ga M.D.

Hometown: Tracy, CA

Med School: UC Davis School of Medicine

Intern Year: Kaiser Permanente Oakland, Oakland, CA

Future plans: MSK

Interests/Hobbies: Soccer, Magnets, Soccer

Favorite Radiology Eponym/Sign: Chasing the dragon sign

Ryan Di Geronimo MD, MPH

Ryan Di Geronimo M.D., M.P.H.

Hometown: San Ramon, California

Med School: Tufts University School of Medicine

Intern Year: Virginia Mason

Future plans: Interventional Radiology

Interests/Hobbies: Kitesurfing, Snowboarding, Basketball

Favorite Radiology Eponym/Sign: Yin Yang Sign

Amanda Ferguson

Amanda Ferguson M.D.

Hometown: Davis, CA

Med School: New York Medical College

Intern Year: Kaweah Delta Medical Center, Visalia CA

Future plans: Unsure

Interests/Hobbies: Horseback riding, Gardening, Video games

Favorite Radiology Eponym/Sign: Scottie Dog Sign

Manav Kumar MD

Manav Kumar M.D.

Hometown: San Jose, CA

Med School: Albany Medical College

Intern Year: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, CA

Future plans: Breast imaging

Interests/Hobbies: Tennis, beating Paran at ping pong, and cars

Favorite Radiology Eponym/Sign: Drooping lily sign

David Pham M.D.

David Pham M.D.

Hometown: Fremont, CA

Med School: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Intern Year: Rush University/Cook County Hospital surgical internship. Chicago, Illinois.

Future plans: Nuclear medicine

Interests/Hobbies: Cooking, boardgames, hiking.

Favorite Radiology Eponym/Sign: Chilaiditi syndrome

Tony Ronco MD

Tony Ronco M.D.

Hometown: Vacaville, CA

Med School: Keck School of Medicine of USC

Intern Year: Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA Prelim Internal Medicine

Future plans: Breast Imaging

Interests/Hobbies: Soccer, Camping, Snowboarding

Favorite Radiology Eponym/Sign: Terry-Thomas sign

Stephen Vong MD

Stephen Vong M.D.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Med School: UC Davis School of Medicine

Intern Year: UC Davis Health, Sacramento, CA

Future plans: Mammography

Interests/Hobbies: Basketball, Travel, Food

Favorite Radiology Eponym/Sign: Lhermitte-Duclos

Paran Yap MD, MBA

Paran Yap M.D., M.B.A.

Hometown: Laguna Niguel, CA

Med School: Tufts University School of Medicine

Intern Year: Steward Carney Hospital, Dorchester, MA

Future plans: Interventional Radiology

Interests/Hobbies: Rockclimbing at pipeworks, Biking the American River, Grabbing a beer at Device brewing

Favorite Radiology Eponym/Sign: Licked candy stick sign

Michael Baggett

Michael Baggett M.D.

Hometown: Paradise, CA

Med School: Ohio State University College of Medicine

Intern Year: Mercy St. Vincent, Toledo, OH

Future plans: IR, Neuro, Neuro IR

Interests/Hobbies: Cycling, hiking, travel

Favorite Radiology Eponym/Sign: Anteater sign

Kaitlin Ford MD

Kaitlin Ford M.D.

Hometown: Los Gatos, CA

Med School: Frank H Netter School of Medicine

Intern Year: Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, Santa Barbara, CA

Future plans: Uncertain

Interests/Hobbies: Hiking, camping, exploring new places

Favorite Radiology Eponym/Sign: Mount Fuji Sign

Zach Jenner MD

Zach Jenner M.D.

Hometown: Phoenix, AZ

Med School: University of Texas Medical School at Houston (McGovern Medical School)

Intern Year: Maricopa Integrated Health System, Phoenix, AZ

Future plans: Interventional Radiology

Interests/Hobbies: Basketball, hiking, rowing

Favorite Radiology Eponym/Sign: Luftsichel

Austin Kwong MD

Austin Kwong M.D.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Med School: UC Irvine School of Medicine

Intern Year: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, CA

Future plans: Neuroradiology, IR, Mammo, Chest

Interests/Hobbies: Movies, Food, Travel

Favorite Radiology Eponym/Sign: Oreo Cookie sign

Ana Mitchell MD

Ana Mitchell M.D.

Hometown:

Med School: UCSD School of Medicine

Intern Year: Kaweah Delta Medical Center, Visalia CA

Future plans:

Interests/Hobbies:

Favorite Radiology Eponym/Sign:

Quinn Ng MD, PhD

Quinn Ng M.D., Ph.D.

Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii

Med School: University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine

Intern Year: St Marys Medical Center, Long Beach, California

Future plans: Nuclear Medicine

Interests/Hobbies: Sleep, Research, Video games

Favorite Radiology Eponym/Sign: Starry Sky

Dylan Noblett

Dylan Noblett M.D.

Hometown: Sacramento, CA

Med School: UC Davis School of Medicine

Intern Year: Kaiser Permanente San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Future plans: MSK

Interests/Hobbies: Basketball, Hiking, Board Games

Favorite Radiology Eponym/Sign: Hampton's Hump

Matthew Stegman MD

Matthew Stegman M.D.

Hometown: Lakeport, California

Med School: Loyola University Chicago

Intern Year: Gundersen Health System, La Crosse, Wisconsin

Future plans: Private practice, musculoskeletal radiology

Interests/Hobbies: Outdoor enthusiast, homebrewing, video games

Favorite Radiology Eponym/Sign: Sunburst periosteal reaction

Garrick Biddle MD

Garrick Biddle M.D.

Hometown: Stockton, California

Med School: Drexel University College of Medicine

Intern Year: Kaweah Delta Medical Center, Visalia CA

Future plans: Academic Neuroradiology

Interests/Hobbies: Video games, sports (especially college football), and finding the perfect cup of coffee!

Favorite Radiology Eponym/Sign: Fleck sign

Isaiah Brown MD, MS

Isaiah Brown M.D., M.S.

Hometown: Valencia, CA

Med School: UCSF School of Medicine

Intern Year: Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA

Future plans: Undecided

Interests/Hobbies: Snowboarding, Billiards, and traveling

Favorite Radiology Eponym/Sign: Copper Beaten Skull

Shan Hansra MD

Shan Hansra M.D.

Hometown: San Jose, CA

Med School: UC Davis School of Medicine

Intern Year: MountainView Hospital in Las Vegas, NV

Future plans: Undecided

Interests/Hobbies: Exploring the outdoors, Playing basketball/Watching the Warriors, Video Games

Favorite Radiology Eponym/Sign: Hamburger Sign

Abdullah Khan MD

Abdullah Khan M.D.*

Hometown: Irvine, CA

Med School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Intern Year: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, CA

Future plans: Interventional Radiology (integrated)

Interests/Hobbies: Spending time with family, guitar, video games

Favorite Radiology Eponym/Sign: Popcorn calcifications, or any food related sign

Patrick Y. Kim MD

Patrick Y. Kim, M.D.

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Med School: Chicago Medical School

Intern Year: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Future plans: Neuro, IR, Body

Interests/Hobbies: Hiking, climbing, cooking

Favorite Radiology Eponym/Sign: Eye-of-the-tiger Sign

Frank Liou MD

Frank Liou M.D.*

Hometown: Diamond Bar, CA

Med School: Drexel University College of Medicine

Intern Year: Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA

Future plans: IR: interventional oncology, trauma

Interests/Hobbies: Martial arts, cooking, camping

Favorite Radiology Eponym/Sign: Leaping dolphin sign

Nicholas Vargas MD

Nicholas Vargas M.D.

Hometown: Fallon, NV

Med School: University of Nevada, Reno

Intern Year: Virginia Mason Medical Center. Seattle, Washington

Future plans: Would like to return to the Reno/Tahoe area to practice. My subspecialty interests include MSK and Body but I’m eager to get more exposure to the other specialties.

Interests/Hobbies: Working on my French/Spanish, traveling with my wife, varial heelflips & double dynos.

Favorite Radiology Eponym/Sign: Lover’s Fracture

Recent graduates 

Our graduates continue onto their desired fellowship and jobs. The most recent result of the last two classes and where they have matched:

Qurieno Deguchy

Med School: UC Davis

Fellowship Specialty: IR

Fellowship Institution: UC Davis

Daniel Helmy

Med School: Keck School of Medicine

Fellowship Specialty: Neuroradiology

Fellowship Institution: UCLA

Corey Hiti

Med School: University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medecine

Fellowship Specialty: MSK

Fellowship Institution: Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ

Sukhraj Kahlon

Med School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva

Fellowship Specialty: MSK

Fellowship Institution: UCSF

Satinderpal Khera

Med School:Georgetown University School of Medicine

Fellowship Specialty:IR

Fellowship Institution:Medical College of Wisconsin

Benjamin Owen

Med School: University of Nebraska College of Medicine

Fellowship Specialty: MSK

Fellowship Institution: UCSF

Andrew Wong

Med School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Fellowship Specialty: Body Imaging

Fellowship Institution: UCSF

Cathy Zhou

Med School: UT Medical School, Houston

Fellowship Specialty: Women's Imaging

Fellowship Institution: Georgetown

Robert Benzl

Med School: Rush Medical College

Fellowship Specialty: Body Imaging

Fellowship Institution: UC Davis

Workplace: UC Davis

James Chalfant

Med School: Keck School of Medicine

Fellowship Specialty: Women's Imaging

Fellowship Institution: UCLA

Workplace: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Daniel Goff

Med School: UC San Diego

Fellowship Specialty: Body Imaging

Fellowship Institution: Stanford

Workplace: Vision Radiology

Aleksandar Kitich

Med School: Duke University

Fellowship Specialty: Women's Imaging

Fellowship Institution: UCLA

Workplace: SVC Inpatient Program

Andrew Lee

Med School: UC San Francisco

Fellowship Specialty: IR

Fellowship Institution: UCSF

Stephen Malutich

Med School: UT Medical School, Houston

Fellowship Specialty: Chest

Fellowship Institution: UC Davis Chest & private practice (Sutter)

Workplace: Sutter Medical Group in Sacramento

Geoffrey McWilliams

Med School: University of New England College of Osteopathic

Fellowship Specialty: MSK

Fellowship Institution: UC Davis

Workplace: Case Western / University Hospitals as an emergency teleradiologist

Myles Mitsunaga

Med School: University of Hawaii John A Burns

Fellowship Specialty: Neuroradiology

Fellowship Institution: UC Davis

Workplace: private practice

Tom Cesca

Med School: Jefferson Medical College

Fellowship Specialty: NA

Fellowship Institution: Private practice in Maine

Workplace: Midcoast Hospital in Brunswick, Maine

Michael Doherty

Med School: UC Davis

Fellowship Specialty: Neuroradiology

Fellowship Institution: University of Washington

Workplace: University of Washington

Steve Henrichon

Med School: UC Davis

Fellowship Specialty: MSK

Fellowship Institution: UC Davis

Workplace: private practice

Arian Nikpour

Med School: Northeast Ohio Medical University

Fellowship Specialty: IR

Fellowship Institution: Loma Linda, Los Angeles, CA

Workplace: Rads, Inc.

Rajiv Rao

Med School: Loma Linda

Fellowship Specialty: IR

Fellowship Institution: Duke, NC

Workplace: Pacific Radiology Group

Dani Sarohia

Med School: Albany Medical College

Fellowship Specialty: MSK

Fellowship Institution: UC Davis

Workplace: UC Davis

Felix Wong

Med School: Medical College of Wisconsin

Fellowship Specialty: MSK

Fellowship Institution: UC Davis

Workplace: UC Davis

Ellen Cheang

Med School: Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine

Fellowship Specialty: Women's Imaging

Fellowship Institution: Memorial Sloan Kettering

Workplace: Memorial Sloan Kettering

Behrad Golshani

Med School: Medical College of Wisconsin

Fellowship Specialty: MSK

Fellowship Institution: UC Los Angeles

Workplace: private practice, Clinical Radiologists

Grant Holz

Med School: University of Texas Health Science Center 

Fellowship Specialty: MSK

Fellowship Institution: Cedars Sinai, Los Angeles, CA

Workplace: Riverside Radiology and Interventional Associates

Michael Jin

Med School: UC San Diego

Fellowship Specialty: MSK

Fellowship Institution: UC Davis

Workplace: UC Davis

Wonsuk Kim

Med School: University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle

Fellowship Specialty: MSK

Fellowship Institution: University of Arizona

Workplace: University of Arizona

Ethan Neufeld

Med School: Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Fellowship Specialty: Neuroradiology

Fellowship Institution: University of Utah

Workplace: University of Utah

Gary Tse

Med School: Georgetown University School of Medicine

Fellowship Specialty: Interventional Radiology

Fellowship Institution: UCLA

Workplace: UCLA

Melanie Chang

Med School: Medical College of Wisconsin

Fellowship Specialty: MSK

Fellowship Institution: UC San Diego

Workplace: VA San Diego Healthcare System

Ruchir Chaudhari

Med School: George Washington

Fellowship Specialty: Neuroradiology

Fellowship Institution: Stanford

Workplace: Stanford

Brandon Doskocil

Med School: University of Arizona

Fellowship Specialty: Interventional Radiology

Fellowship Institution: UC Davis

Workplace: UC Davis

Jonah Hirschbein

Med School: Keck School of Medicine

Fellowship Specialty: MSK

Fellowship Institution: RadNet

Workplace: RadNet

Isaac Kim

Med School: UC Davis

Fellowship Specialty: Interventional Radiology

Fellowship Institution: University of Washington

Workplace: University of Washington

Justin Knebel

Med School: UC San Francisco

Fellowship Specialty: Nuclear Medicine, Interventional Radiology

Fellowship Institution: UC Davis

Workplace: UC Davis

Shruthi Ram

Med School: Keck School of Medicine

Fellowship Specialty: Mammography

Fellowship Institution: UC Davis Sacramento, CA

Workplace: Brown University, Rhode Island medical imaging 

Colin Randau

Med School: UC Davis

Fellowship Specialty: Interventional Radiology

Fellowship Institution: UC Irvine

Workplace: Rocky Mountain Regional Medical Center (Department of Veterans Affairs)

Christopher Bent

Med School: UC Los Angeles

Fellowship Specialty: Interventional Radiology

Fellowship Institution: UC Davis

Workplace: UC Davis

Lisa Chu

Med School: UC San Francisco

Fellowship Specialty: Body Imaging

Fellowship Institution: UC San Francisco

Workplace: Marin General Hospital

Alan Kuramoto

Med School: University of Hawaii John A Burns

Fellowship Specialty: Body Imaging

Fellowship Institution: UC San Diego

Workplace: VA Teleradiology

Justin Lee

Fellowship Specialty: Mammography

Fellowship Institution: UC Davis

Workplace: St. Joseph's Hospital

Gabriel Runner

Med School: UC Davis

Fellowship Specialty: Neuroradiology

Fellowship Institution: University of Washington

Workplace: Kaiser Permanente Washington

Sheen Lucas

Med School: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Fellowship Specialty: Mammography, Body Imaging

Fellowship Institution: UC Davis

Workplace: UC Davis

Kunal Sidhar

Med School: New York Medical College

Fellowship Specialty: Interventional Radiology

Fellowship Institution: University of Washington

Workplace: Coast Radiology