Graduate Medical Education

Current Residents

Pediatric Residency
  • Ashley George Joseph, DO

    Ashley George Joseph, DO

    • Medical School: Nova Southeastern University Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine
    • Undergraduate School: Rutgers University New Brunswick, NJ
    • Hometown: Jersey City, NJ
    • Medical Interest: Not sure! Possibly general pediatrics, inpatient pediatrics, NICU, or GI!
    • Hobbies: Dancing, watching international movies, and trying new foods!
    • Fun Fact: I've been learning Indian classical dance for almost 20 years!
    Yekaterina Okouneva, DO

    Yekaterina Okouneva, DO

    • Medical School: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
    • Undergraduate: Stony Brook
    • Medical Interests: Gastroenterology
    • Hobbies: Anything art-related, traveling, photography
    • Fun Fact: During my "free time" between my Bachelors and medical schools, I was a Ceramic Installation Artist! I've shown in Brooklyn and had my work sent to China
    Engerlina Olivares, MD

    Engerlina Olivares, MD

    • Medical School: Caribbean Medical University School of Medicine
    • Undergraduate: College of States Island
    • Medical Interests: Hematology/Oncology, Critical Care
    • Hobbies: Candle making, reading, video games
    • Fun Fact: I used to play the piano and would like to learn the violin!
    Paige Payne, DO

    Paige Payne, DO

    • Medical School: William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    • Undergraduate: University of Oklahoma
    • Medical Interests: Neonatology or PEM
    • Hobbies: I enjoy exercise classes like aerial skills, indoor surging, and circus training
    • Fun Fact: I grew up learning how to drive a manual transmission car!
    Amanda Pitts, DO

    Amanda Pitts, DO

    • Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    • Undergraduate: University of Alabama (Rolltide!)
    • Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
    • Medical Interest: Child Abuse Pediatrics
    • Hobbies: Spending time with my daughter and our pup, Sunshine! Going to the dog park, Browsing at Homegoods, Reading psychological thrillers, and Naps :)
    • Fun Fact: My dog, Sunshine, is an "old-lady". No one believes me when I tell them she is 9 years old because of how fast she is! I wouldn't believe it either had I not adopted her 8 years ago!
    Rebecca Mary Varghese, DO

    Rebecca Mary Varghese, DO

    • Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
    • Undergraduate: University of California, Irvine
    • Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
    • Medical Interest: Neonatology
    • Hobbies: photography, playing guitar and ukulele, baking, interior design, swimming
    • Fun Fact: I have never seen real snow before.