Residents

 Undergraduate - Dartmouth University  Medical School - Drexel University  Internship - Hahnemann University Hospital  PGY-5

Undergraduate - Dartmouth University

Medical School - Drexel University

Internship - Hahnemann University Hospital

PGY-5

Arun goel MD

Hometown - Rome, New York

Hobbies - Hiking, writing, playing soccer, music, cooking, and exploring everything that the City has to offer

An avid outdoorsman, Arun lives in the Mission district and enjoys hiking the various state parks in Northern California. He loves spending time with his wife, Shikha and going out with his co-residents. You can find him at the local gym, in a neighborhood coffeeshop enjoying a good pour-over coffee, or watching a movie at home with Shikha.

 Undergraduate - University of California, Los Angeles  Medical School - Wake Forest School of Medicine  Internship - Harbor-UCLA Medical Center  PGY-4

Undergraduate - University of California, Los Angeles

Medical School - Wake Forest School of Medicine

Internship - Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

PGY-4

andrew J. huang MD

Hometown - Laguna Niguel, California

Hobbies - Singing, guitar, piano, movies, games of all sorts, and tinkering with technology of all kinds

A musician and nerd at heart, Andrew lives in SoMa with his wife Karen and baby Samantha. He loves watching movies, adventure eating, and exploring the City with both his family and co-residents. You can find Andrew at home hosting a dinner and board game night or at the Orpheum Theater watching a musical. He once brought lox ingredients into a movie theater which really wasn't very smart.

 Undergraduate - University of California, Berkeley  Medical School - University of California, Davis  Internship - Harbor-UCLA Medical Center  PGY-3

Undergraduate - University of California, Berkeley

Medical School - University of California, Davis

Internship - Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

PGY-3

Nima K. HArandi MD

Hometown - Fresno, California

Hobbies - Classical and rock drumming, cooking, tennis, camping/hiking, traveling

An explorer at heart, Nima enjoys fine cooking, traveling across the world, and spending time hiking with his friends and family. He loves spending time with his girlfriend and going out with his co-residents. You can find him running through Golden Gate Park making sure that he meets his Strava goal for the month.

 Undergraduate - Stanford University  Medical School - Duke University  Internship - University of Hawaii  Incoming PGY-2

Undergraduate - Stanford University

Medical School - Duke University

Internship - University of Hawaii

Incoming PGY-2

Sam R. Birer MD

Hometown - Mill Valley, California

Hobbies - Watching and playing sports, History/non-fiction literature, homebrewing beer, boardgames, experimenting in the kitchen

A San Franciscan at heart, Sam left the Bay for medical school and will make a detour in Hawaii for one year before coming back to the city where he was born. He couldn't be happier to be marrying the everything to his life, Samara, and looks forward to this new chapter of his life with her. You can find him at the local baseball stadium or at home playing games with his fiancee and friends.

 

WILLIAM CHEN, MD

 Undergraduate - University of California, SF  Medical School - University of California, SF  Internship - Kaiser, San Francisco  PGY-1

Undergraduate - University of California, SF

Medical School - University of California, SF

Internship - Kaiser, San Francisco

PGY-1

Hometown -  Lino Lakes, MN

Hobbies - Guitar, Banjo, Piano, Basketball, Swimming + Cooking

William matched into our residency program and will start July 2019.  He currently is completing his internship at Kaiser Permanente in San Francisco.  Originally from Singapore, he has family roots in Minnesota.   He completed his undergraduate studies in Biomedical Engineering at John Hopkins University in 2012.   He then completed medical school at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) where he has published extensively on research studies in brain                                                                     tumors and cancer genetics with notable faculty.