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.
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.
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.
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
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.