Current Residents

PGY-5 Residents

Jason R. Crossley, MD

Medical School: Georgetown University
Undergrad: Cornell University
Hometown: Redmond, WA
Hobbies: Running, cycling, hiking, pick-up basketball, watching the Seahawks and UW Huskies
Favorite things about DC: Lots to do, livable, easy to travel

James A. Leonard, MD

Medical School: Albert Einstein University
Undergrad: Stony Brook University
Hometown: Rocky Point, NY
Hobbies: Hiking in national parks, porgy fishing, cast iron cooking, urban gardening

Amanda R. Walsh, MD

Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Undergrad: University of Richmond
Hometown: Newark, DE
Hobbies: Trying new restaurants, cooking, traveling, hiking, yoga, barre, spin, and hanging out with my co-interns, Jason and Jamie!
Favorite thing about DC: I love all there is to do in DC – exploring the museums, restaurants, and parks. Also rooftops in the summer!

PGY-4 Residents

Daniel L. Blumenthal, MD

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia
Undergrad: University of Georgia
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Hobbies: Hiking, long distance running, travel, sports (NFL, MLB, NBA), guitar, live music, intramural flag football, and ultimate Frisbee.

James D. Johns, MD

Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine
Undergrad: Brown University
Hometown: Birmingham, AL
Hobbies: Hiking/ Camping – passion for exploring new regions through wildlife,
fly fishing, mountain biking, live music, travel.

Jackson R. Randolph, MD

Medical School: USF Health Morsani College of Medicine
Undergrad: Cornell University
Hometown: Cortland, NY
Hobbies: Competitive Long Distant Runner – 2009 to Present, Rock Climbing/Bouldering – 2009 to Present

PGY-3 Residents

Amir A. Hakimi, MD

Undergrad: UCLA
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Hobbies: Weightlifting, hiking, exploring DC with co-residents.
Favorite DC restaurant: Moby Dick
What I like about DC: There’s always somewhere new to see, eat, and enjoy!

Corinne A. Pittman, MD

Undergrad: Duke University
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Hobbies: DIY crafts/projects, live sporting events, foodie, hiking, rock climbing, movies, live theater performances
Favorite DC restaurant: Joe’s Seafood
What I like about DC: I love how diverse this city is, there is something of interest for everyone

Leandro D. Socolovsky, MD

Undergrad: University of Virginia
Hometown: Yorktown, VA
Hobbies: Soccer, anything outdoors (hiking, running, cycling), travel, live music, cooking, trying new restaurants
Favorite DC restaurant: Tie between Zaytinya and Malbec
What I like about DC: The incredible restaurants and museums

PGY-2 Residents

Paul Chisolm, MD

Undergrad: The University of Alabama 
Hometown: Mobile, AL 
Hobbies: Spending time with my wife and dog (Tank), Exploring DC museums and galleries, Finding new restaurants to try
What I like about DC: All of the great food options! 

Patricia Timothee, MD

Undergrad: University of Delaware 
Hometown: East Meadow, NY 
Hobbies: spin, weight lifting, cooking, baking, traveling, gardening, DIY/crafts, decorating
What I like about DC: I love the diversity of the city, the museums, having close friends and family nearby, jazz in the park during the summer, and the restaurant scene.

Nitika Tripathi, MD

Undergrad: UCLA 
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA  
Hobbies: Strength training, cooking, drawing/painting, hiking, board games, maintaining my Yelp elite status 
What I like about DC: The museums, restaurants, landmarks and the people. It’s an incredibly diverse and cultural city! 

PGY-1 Residents

Alessandra Bliss, MD

Undergrad: The Ohio State University
Hometown: Cleveland, OH 
Hobbies: Crochet, cooking, crafting, house music, indoor cycling, strength training 
What I like about DC: The cherry blossoms, the parks and monuments, and the liveliness of the city – there’s always something to do or a new place to try.

Hemali Shah, MD

Undergrad: Yale University
Hometown: Queens, NY
Hobbies: Knitting, yoga, drawing/painting, NYTimes spelling bee, card games, board games
What I like about DC: The incredible history, diversity, and museums!

Daniel Swanson, MD

Undergrad: University of Notre Dame
Hometown: St. Paul, MN
Hobbies: Whitewater kayaking, downhill skiing, traveling, Notre Dame football superfan, reading great books, oil painting
What I like about DC: Great restaurants, nice weather, always something to do, great diversity!

Priyanka Tripuraneni, MD

Undergrad: UCLA
Hometown: Danville, CA
Hobbies: Snowboarding, hiking, live music, watching football, running, being in the sun, puzzles, dogs
What I like about DC: The diversity, music venues, parks, and restaurants!