Vidant Medical Center

Internal Medicine Residency

Current Residents (PGY-2)

Juan Bermudez

Juan Bermudez

Medical School: Universidad del Valle Escuela de Medicina, Columbia

Hometown: Cali, Colombia

Hobbies: Playing Soccer, Playing the Guitar, Greek and Scandinavian Mythology

Interesting Fact: Plays Soccer at a League in Greenville, Collects Cufflinks, Married to a ECU Surgery Resident

Thomas Blair

Thomas Blair, MD

Medical School: University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Hometown: Wake Forest, NC

Hobbies: Video games, San Diego sports teams, building legos, Greek and Roman History, watching cartoons, eating cookies, drinking coffee

Interesting Fact: My undergraduate degree was in Economics and Hellenic Studies

Parul Chandrika

Parul Chandrika, MD

Medical School: Pt. B.D.S. Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, India

Hometown: Haryana, India

Hobbies: Singing and yoga

Interesting Fact: First physician in my family

Sara Cowles

Medical School: Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine

Hometown: Fremont, Michigan

Hobbies: hiking, camping, hunting for seashells at the beach, gardening, reading history and philosophy, loving on my town cats and husband

Interesting Fact: I am a member of the inaugural class of my medical school

Jacques Denis

Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica

Hometown: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Hobbies: soccer, table tennis, cooking, travelling

Interesting Fact: Passionate about soccer, was part of the Haiti Under 17 National soccer team

Shadi Ghadermarzi

Shadi Ghadermarzi

Medical School: Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Iran

Hometown: Sanandaj, Kurdistan, Iran

Hobbies: Hiking, Traveling, dancing, hanging out with friends


Nitin Gupta, MD

Medical School: Jagiellonian University Medical College, Poland

Hometown: Montreal

Hobbies: Traveling, eating

Interesting Fact: I'm a terrible chef but I love to cook.

Karissa Lambert

Karissa Lambert

Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica

Hometown: Roswell, GA

Hobbies: Cooking, exercising, dancing, spending time with family and friends

Interesting Fact: Made my television debut on Nickelodeon's "Double Dare."

Lydia Min

Lydia Min

Medical School: Broody School of Medicine at East Carolina University

Hometown: Fayetteville, NC

Hobbies: Collecting Plush and watching Marvel movies

Interesting Fact: Fluent in Korean and married to a Pathology Resident

Fadol Mohamed

Fadol Mohamed, MD

Medical School: Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Sudan

Hometown: Khartoum, Sudan

Hobbies: Travelling. Philosophy & Playing soccer

Interesting Fact: Lived in 4 countries in 4 different continents

Janki Patel

Janki Patel, MD

Medical School: Pramukhswami Medical College

Hometown: Gujarat, India

Hobbies: Painting, hiking, gardening, yoga, cooking, & traveling

Interesting Facts: I'm secretly adventurous!

Pratik Patel

Pratik Patel, MD

Medical School: American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine

Hometown: Titusville, FL

Hobbies: golf, basketball, traveling, cooking, playing with my two pugs

Interesting Fact: recently married to Lucia Smith-Martinez, current Psychiatry resident

Ethan Phan

Ethan Phan, MD

Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans

Hometown: Sacramento, CA

Hobbies: Music, playing piano, hiking, cooking, traveling

Suneha Sundaram

Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine

Hometown: Raleigh, NC

Hobbies: Baking, Hiking, Traveling

Adeyemi Taiwo

Adeyemi Taiwo

Medical School: College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria

Hometown: Lagos, Nigeria

Hobbies: Watching soccer and food network, certified foodie

Interesting Fact: First male MD in my paternal lineage

Samantha Thomas-Nadler

Samantha Thomas-Nadler, MD

Medical School: American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine

Hometown: Aspen, CO

Hobbies: Reading, skiing, ice skating, watching American football and traveling

Interesting Fact: I have lived 4 countries in the last 10 years.

Lauren Vaughan

Lauren Vaughan

Medical School: Florida Atlantic University Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine

Hometown: Durham, NC

Hobbies: Shopping, cooking, working out, college basketball, traveling, going to the beach

Interesting Fact: was a lifeguard and competitive swimmer, avid Duke Basketball and Patriots fan