Stony Brook
EMergency Medicine
Residency

(631) 444-3880

 

101 Nicolls Road,

Stony Brook, NY 11794

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Copyright 2019 Designed by Michael Beck MD

Class of

2018

Madeleine Alexeeva, DO


Hometown: Stillwater, MN
Undergraduate: Indiana University
Medical School: Touro University Nevada
Favorite chief complaint: "I think there's a pencil in my rectum"
My ED theme song would be: "Hello, Goodbye" -The Beatles
Coolest thing you’ve ever done? Surfed with dolphins in CA
Favorite thing to do in Long Island? Visit the local breweries
Guilty pleasure? 90s pop music
Past Lives: Mermaid, manatee, female Indiana Jones
If I weren’t a doctor, I would be... An Imagineer for Disney
Favorite dessert? Tiramisu, White Russians

Timur Alptunaer, MD


Hometown: New Orleans, LA
Undergrad: Loyola University - New Orleans; Our Lady of The Lake College of Nursing 
Medical School: LSU New Orleans School of Medicine
Favorite chief complaint: Flank pain exacerbated with exertion relieved by rest 
My ED theme song: Drake- Started From The Bottom 
Coolest thing I've ever done: Posed as a professional photographer and was placed as a ringside cameraman for a UFC fight. 
Favorite thing to do in Long Island: Kayaking off the beaches of Long Island 
Guilty Pleasure: Cheap all you can eat sushi
Past Lives: General George S Patton 
If I weren't a doctor I would be: Airboat Swamp Tour Guide

James Alva, MD


Hometown: Monte Sereno 
Undergrad: University of Souther California
Medical School: Albany Medical College
Favorite chief complaint: "Didn't poop today"
My ED theme song: "Timber" Pitbull feat. Ke$ha
Coolest thing I've ever done: Hiking across the Andes Mountains
Favorite thing to do in Long Island: Beach, all you can eat sushi
Guilty Pleasure: Chipotle
Past Lives: Football player
If I weren't a doctor I would be: Guest on the Maury show
Favorite dessert: Double chocolate cake with a side of vanilla ice cream

Bryan English, MD


Hometown: Moline, IL
Undergrad: SUNY Stony Brook
Medical School: University of Iowa
Favorite chief complaint: "I think my QT interval is prolonged"
My ED theme song: Float On-- Modest Mouse
Coolest thing I've ever done: Float down the Aare River in Berne, Switzerland
Favorite thing to do in Long Island: Lounge on the beach
Guilty Pleasure: The Gasm at Se-port Deli
Past Lives: Paramedic, USAF Staff Sergeant
If I weren't a doctor I would be: An Archeologist
Favorite dessert: Strawberry rhubarb pie

Arie Francis, MD


Hometown: San Fernando Valley, CA
Undergrad: Pacific Union College
Medical School: Meharry Medical College
Favorite chief complaint: I just don't feel good
My ED theme song: Nas - Get Down
Coolest thing I've ever done: Hang gliding
Favorite thing to do in Long Island: Autocross
Guilty Pleasure: Cars and Ice Cream
Past Lives: Construction, science teacher, and IT
If I weren't a doctor I would be: Race car driver for sure.
Favorite dessert: Anything with chocolate in it and ice cream

Matthew Lohse, MD


Hometown: Sioux Fall, SD
Undergrad: St. Olaf College
Medical School: Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic
Favorite chief complaint: Abdominal pain
My ED theme song: “Damn, It Feels Good to Be a Gansta”
Coolest thing I've ever done: Safari in the Maasai Mara preserve in Kenya
Favorite thing to do in Long Island: Wine tasting
Guilty Pleasure: Action movies/comic book adaptation movies
Past Lives: Surgical resident, LTAC doc, operatic tenor, orchestral tubist
If I weren't a doctor I would be: Professional singer, food/wine critic
Favorite dessert: Flourless chocolate torte

Kartik Shah, MD


Hometown: relocated too many times...
Undergraduate: Cornell University
Medical School: SUNY Upstate
Favorite chief complaint: I'm awake but I feel like I'm still asleep
My ED theme song would be: Parallel Universe - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Coolest thing you’ve ever done: climbing in the Himalayas
Favorite thing to do in Long Island: trying out pad thai
Guilty pleasure: cookies and milk for dinner
Past Lives: falcon, samurai
If I weren’t a doctor, I would be: a fighter jet pilot
Favorite dessert: if it's sweet, I'm good

Michael Sherman, MD


Hometown: Boston, MA
Undergraduate: Yeshiva University, NY
Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine, MA
Favorite chief complaint: “GRRRRR!” by 80 year old man on Bath Salts
My ED theme song would be: Subterranean Homesick Blues by Bob Dylan
Coolest thing you’ve ever done? Superbowl XLIX and sneaking into the Patriots afterparty
Favorite thing to do in Long Island? The beach.
Guilty pleasure? Pulp science fiction
Past Lives: History student, EMT, mad scientist 
If I weren’t a doctor, I would be... Living off the land
Favorite dessert? Glenlivet French Oak Reserve

Andrea Simms, MD


Hometown: Fredericksburg, VA
Undergraduate: James Madison University
Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School 
Favorite chief complaint: Abscess
My ED theme song would be: Push It by Salt-n-Pepa
Coolest thing you’ve ever done?: Performed at NFL halftime show 
Favorite thing to do in Long Island?: Sunbathe 
Guilty pleasure?: Napping
Past Lives: Cheerleader
If I weren’t a doctor, I would be: A veterinarian 
Favorite dessert?: A warm gluten-free brownie with vanilla ice cream on top

Sarah Weiss, MD


Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Undergraduate: Hampshire College, Amherst, MA
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine
Favorite chief complaint: "You guys have the best sandwiches"
My ED theme song would be: "Keep The Customer Satisfied" by Simon & Garfunkel
Coolest thing you’ve ever done? Lit myself on fire. Repeatedly, for money.
Favorite thing to do in Long Island? The beaches, the seafood,  and biking
Guilty pleasure? There's no shame in loving My Little Pony
Past Lives: A velociraptor
If I weren’t a doctor, I would be... a trapeze artist. Or own a bakery.
Favorite dessert? Yes.