Class of
2025

Amanda Baroutjian, MD

Hometown: what's that? I'm a 3rd culture kid. But my family lives in Jacksonville, FL now

Undergrad: University of North Florida

Med School: Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

ED Theme Song: No Air - Jordin Sparks

Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done: Hiking in Thailand

Favorite Thing on LI: Nature & Uncle Giuseppe’s 

Guilty Pleasure: Online shopping and reality TV

Past Lives: Seamstress for a royal family

If I weren’t a doctor I would be: Animal conservationist

Favorite Dessert: Ice cream

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Mikayla Brown, MD

Hometown: Binghamton, NY

Undergrad: SUNY Binghamton University

Med School: Stony Brook School of Medicine

ED Theme Song: I'm Goin In - Drake & Lil Wayne

Coolest Thing I've Ever Done: Rappelled a 150-foot waterfall in Costa Rica

Favorite Thing on LI: The beaches and the bagels

Guilty pleasure: Sleeping until noon

Past lives: Some random hippie or a bird

If I weren't a doctor, I would be: A crunchy TikTok influencer 

Favorite dessert: Cheesecake

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John Coacci, DO

Hometown: Massapequa, NY

Undergrad: SUNY Geneseo

Med School: NYITCOM

ED Theme Song: Radioactive by Imagine Dragons

Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done: hiking across glaciers and snorkeling between tectonic plates in Iceland

Favorite Thing on LI: beaches and breweries (especially with dogs!)

Guilty Pleasure: late night apps, weekends away, and spending money I don’t have  

Past Lives: paramedic, amusement park medic, photographer, lab tech, concert theater usher

If I weren’t a doctor I would be: probably a music teacher or professor

Favorite Dessert: definitely rainbow cookies!

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Tobias Krussig, MD

Hometown: Spartanburg, SC

Undergrad: Eckerd College

Med School: Penn State CoM

ED Theme Song: Sunglasses at Night by Corey Hart

Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done: Volcano boarding in Nicaragua

Favorite Thing on LI: Kiteboard

Guilty Pleasure: sketchy all you can eat buffets

Past Lives: A Pesky Seagull 

If I weren’t a doctor I would be: Marine Scientist

Favorite Dessert: Key Lime Pie

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Jillian Leibowitz, DO

 

Hometown: Jericho, NY

Undergrad: University of Florida

Med School: Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine

ED Theme Song: Harder to Breathe - Maroon 5

Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done: Sandboarding in the desert in Peru

Favorite Thing on LI: La Parma 

Guilty Pleasure:  Going to Target needing nothing, but never leaving empty handed

Past Lives: I found a golden ticket to Willy Wonka's chocolate factory

If I weren’t a doctor I would be: Running an elephant sanctuary  

Favorite Dessert: Apple pie with chocolate ice-cream 

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Lauren Lynch, MD

Hometown: Bear, DE

Undergrad: University of Delaware

Med School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College (Thomas Jefferson University)

ED Theme Song: Madness by Muse

Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done: Surfing over a reef in Panama

Favorite Thing on LI: The beaches

Guilty Pleasure: Watching the Bachelor/Bachelorette franchise, eating queso

Past Lives: Club ultimate frisbee player, lifeguard, ice cream scooper

If I weren’t a doctor I would be: Athletic trainer, engineer, or teacher

Favorite Dessert: Warm chocolate chip cookie

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Josh McGough, MD

Hometown: Rochester, NY

Undergrad: University of Rochester

Grad: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Med School: Stony Brook University

ED Theme Song: Bad Day by Daniel Powter

Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done: Became a Dad

Favorite Thing on LI: My Family

Guilty Pleasure: Pokémon Games and Anime

Past Lives: A cappella junkie, Jazz Drummer

If I weren’t a doctor I would be: Unable to pay back my student loans

Favorite Dessert: Piña colada Ice Cream

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Erin Mosher, DO

Hometown: Castleton, NY

Undergrad: St John Fisher College in Rochester, NY

Med School: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine- Middletown

ED Theme Song: You Need to Calm Down by Taylor Swift

Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done: Scuba diving in Bali 🤙🏼

Favorite Thing on LI: PJ Creamery…duh!

Guilty Pleasure: any and all British royalty TV shows

Past Lives: Beluga whale for sure 

If I weren’t a doctor I would be: National Park blogger

Favorite Dessert: My mom’s homemade molten lava cake with vanilla ice cream 

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Alexon Munson-Catt, MD

Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA

Undergrad: Longwood University

Med School: Eastern Virginia Medical School

ED Theme Song: Under Pressure - Queen / David Bowie

Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done: Two week hiking trip across the west coast national parks

Favorite Thing on LI: climbing gyms

Guilty Pleasure: Reality TV

Past Lives: Vagabond living in a converted van with my cat. Wondering the country, exploring national and state parks. Trying to make it as a professional rock climber

If I weren’t a doctor I would be: National park ranger and / or search and rescue paramedic 

Favorite Dessert: Ice cream. All kinds and flavors of ice cream

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Andrew Nguyen, MD

Hometown: Walnut, CA

Undergrad: the University of California, Irvine

Med School: Stony Brook School of Medicine

ED Theme Song: Immigrant Song - Led Zeppelin

Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done: swam in the cooling pool of a nuclear reactor

Favorite Thing on LI: The Gravity Vault rock climbing gym

Guilty Pleasure: picking fruit from my neighbors’ front yards

Past Lives: farmer, carpenter

If I weren’t a doctor I would be: a deep sea welder

Favorite Dessert: homemade honey ginger ice cream

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Jiten Patel, MD

Hometown: Queens, NY

Undergrad: Boston University

Med School: Stony Brook University School of Medicine 

ED Theme Song: Run It - DJ Snake, Rick Ross, Rich Brian 

Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done: Rode horses and biked through mountain caves in Cuba 

Favorite Thing on LI: The vineyards and breweries, also my family! 

Guilty Pleasure: Taco Bell and reality TV 

Past Lives: Candy sommelier 

If I weren’t a doctor I would be: Professional gamer/ Twitch streamer

Favorite Dessert: Cereal milk ice cream

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David Rapoport, MD

Hometown: Tappan, New York 

Undergrad: Cornell University 

Med School: Stony Brook University School of Medicine 

ED Theme Song: Under Pressure - Queen

Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done: Exploring Rocky Mountain National Park 

Favorite Thing on LI: The beaches and the food

Guilty Pleasure: ordering takeout 

Past Lives: A camp counselor and a research assistant 

If I weren’t a doctor I would be: A hiker and world traveler 

Favorite Dessert: Chocolate lava cake with vanilla ice cream! 

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Sara Rosenzweig, MD

Hometown: Merrick, NY

Undergrad: SUNY Geneseo

Med School: SUNY Upstate

ED Theme Song: Bendiciones by Bad Bunny

Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done: ran for Geneseo XCTF and was a 2x All-American

Favorite Thing on LI: family, sunshine, and beaches

Guilty Pleasure: trash reality television

Past Lives: lifeguard, acai bowl maker, scribe, elite runner

If I weren’t a doctor I would be: a professional athlete or college cross country coach or sports psychologist

Favorite Dessert: semita salvadoreña

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Matthew Suzor, MD

Hometown: Belchertown Ma

Undergrad: Worcester State University 

Med School: University of Massachusetts Medical School

ED Theme Song: How to save a life - The Fray

Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done: Three and a half month road trip across the United States to ski and hike

Favorite Thing on LI: The breweries, vineyards, and food

Guilty Pleasure: 2am YouTube rabbit holes instead of sleeping for work

Past Lives: Tutor, youth education leader, cashier, orientation leader

If I weren’t a doctor I would be: National Park Ranger 

Favorite Dessert: Anything with sugar

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Christian treat, MD

Hometown: Evergreen, CO

Undergrad: Bucknell University

Med School: Columbia VP&S

ED Theme Song: Sonne by Rammstein

Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done: Being a Dad

Favorite Thing on LI: West Meadow Beach at low tide

Guilty Pleasure: Over-ordering dumplings on DoorDash

Past Lives: Swim coach

If I weren’t a doctor I would be: A late-night host on the History Channel

Favorite Dessert: Malted mint chocolate chip milkshake

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Chad Wyatt, MD

Undergrad: Vanderbilt University

Med School: FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

ED Theme Song: Lights Out - Fred Again..

Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done: Jumping off the world's tallest tower bungee jump 

Favorite Thing on LI: Being next to the water and the food

Guilty Pleasure: Teenage Coming of Age Movies; Carly Rae Jepsen songs 

Past Lives: Hockey player, DJ and music festival fanatic, teacher, fast food critic

If I weren’t a doctor I would be: a DJ or an ice hockey analyst 

Favorite Dessert: Strawberry Shortcake

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