Otolaryngology Residents

CURRENT RESIDENTS

PG-Y 5

 

PGY 5 2019

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.
PG-Y 4

 

PGY 4 2019

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 3

 

PGY 3 2019

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 2

 

PGY 2 2019

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. 

PG-Y 1

 

PGY 1 2019

Janz

Tyler was born in Cape Coral, Florida. He attended the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida where he graduated Summa Cum Laude majoring in Biomedical Sciences. Thereafter, he attended the University of Central Florida College of Medicine. During his time in medical school, he was elected a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and completed medical research in the field of Otolaryngology. In his free time, Tyler enjoys spending time with his family and dogs, playing golf, and watching sports.

Rossi
Nicholas was born in Houston, Texas and attended St. Thomas High School, where he was a two-time Prep State Champion and All-American heavyweight wrestler. He attended the University of Texas at Austin, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. He received his Medical Doctorate from UTMB, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and graduated Cum Laude. In his free time, he enjoys weightlifting, fishing, and both playing and watching sports.
Swonke

Megan was born and raised in Houston, TX. She attended Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas where she graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2015 with a major in Biomedical Sciences. She then began medical school at UTMB, where she was elected a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and received her medical doctorate in 2019. In her free time, Megan enjoys the outdoors, exercising, traveling, and trying out new recipes and restaurants!