Otolaryngology Residents

CURRENT RESIDENTS

PG-Y 5

 

PG-Y 5 2018

Nik Rana, MD Nik was born and raised in Dallas, TX. He attended Austin College in Sherman, TX, where he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2009 with a double major in Biology and Business Administration. He then began medical school at UTMB, where he was elected a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and received his MD in 2014.
Jordan Rawl, MD Jordan was born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina. She attended Heathwood Hall Episcopal School and graduated in 2006. She went on to Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina. She graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2010 with a dual BA/BS majoring in Chemistry, Biology, and French. She earned her medical doctorate at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.
Lara Reichert, MD Lara grew up in Troy, NY and received her undergraduate degree from MIT where she majored in chemistry and literature and minored in biology. She went on to receive an MPH from George Washington University in DC with a focus in Community Oriented Primary Care. She received her MD from Albany Medical College where she graduated with Distinction in Research.
PG-Y 4

 

PG-Y 4 2018

Chris Prze, MD Chris grew up in Arizona and moved to Texas to attend Bible college. He served as a worship pastor for several years while completing his BS at Dallas Baptist University. He then received his MD from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. While in medical school he was a student director of the Free Clinic hosted by Lubbock Impact and was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society.
Suparna Shah, MD Suparna Shah completed both her undergraduate degree and MBA at the University of Texas at Austin. She then pursued a masters degree at New York Medical College and earned a place in the Medical School Class of 2015 at NYMC where she was elected to the Gold Humanism Honor Society. Dr. Shah joined the UTMB staff in 2015.
Rosandra Walker, MD Rosandra was born and raised in Miami, Florida. She attended the University of Miami in Miami, Florida, where she was a part of the Honors Program. She then attended Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Ga, where she was Vice President of the Alpha Omega Alpha chapter and graduated Summa Cum Laude, receiving her MD in 2015. Her passions include humanitarian efforts, leadership development, and diversity/inclusion.
PG-Y 3

 

PG-Y 3 2018

Jason Ohlstein, MD Jason Ohlstein was born and raised in Glenmoore, Pennsylvania and completed his undergraduate studies at Tulane University. He then earned a master's degree in cell and molecular biology before working in gene therapy at the University of Pennsylvania. He attended Tulane University Medical School, where he was a member of the Debakey Scholars Program and graduated in 2016 earning both an MD degree and an MPH in epidemiology.
Duncan Watley, MD Duncan Watley was raised in Kearney, Nebraska. He attended the University of Nebraska and graduated with honors in 2012 with a BS in Nutrition Science and minors in biology, chemistry, and philosophy. He then earned his MD at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. He joined the UTMB house staff in 2016.
Benjamin Yang, MD

Ben Yang was born in Bay City, MI, but mostly grew up in Memphis, TN. He moved to Texas after high school and attended Texas A&M University, where he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BS in Biomedical Science in 2011. He went on to earn his medical degree at McGovern Medical School, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He joined the UTMB house staff in 2016.

PG-Y 2

 

PG-Y 2 2018

Grant Conner, MD Grant was raised in Saint Charles, Illinois. He attended Notre Dame University in South Bend, IN, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS in Mathematics in 2013. He then returned back to Illinois to attend Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, where he received his MD in 2017. In his free time, Grant enjoys swimming, running, and brewing coffee. 
Karthik Devarajan, MD Karthik was raised in Acton, Massachusetts. He attended Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, where he graduated Cum Laude with a BA in Neuroscience and Music. He then attended Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, where he completed an MD and an MBA in health management and entrepreneurship. As part of this curriculum, he worked in Bangalore, India learning to identify financially sustainable health initiatives. In his free time, Karthik enjoys music, tennis, and running out of pages on his passport.
Kareem Haroun, MD

Kareem was raised in Allen, Texas. He attended The University of Texas in Austin, TX, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS in Neurobiology in 2013. He then attended Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, where he received his MD in 2017. In his free time, Kareem enjoys cooking, hiking, and reading.

PG-Y 1

 

PGY 1 2018

Clayton Bishop, MD

Clayton was born and raised in Corpus Christi, TX. He attended Davidson College in Davidson, NC, Where he graduated in 2012 with a BA in History. He then attended Virginia Commonwealth University where he received his MS in Physiology and Biophysics. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. While in medical school he also received his MPH from the University of Texas School of Public Health.

Luis Neve, MD Luis was raised in McAllen, Texas. He attended Texas State University in San Marcos, TX, where he graduated Cum Laude with a BS in Biology. He then earned a master’s degree from Texas State University where he researched glial responses to nerve injury and the molecular drivers behind nerve regeneration in a zebrafish model. He received his MD in 2017 from the Texas Tech University Health Science Center Paul L. Foster School of Medicine in El Paso, TX. In medical school, he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and Gold Humanism Honor Society. On his free time, Luis enjoys music, reading, and playing tennis.
Ran Wang, MD

Ran (Annie) Wang was born in China, immigrated to the U.S. at four years old, and grew up in Arkansas. She attended Washington University in St. Louis for college, majoring in Neuroscience and French, and graduated in 2014. She then attended University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences for medical school, and received her MD. She joined the UTMB staff in 2018.