Stony Brook
EMergency Medicine
Residency

(631) 444-3880

 

101 Nicolls Road,

Stony Brook, NY 11794

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Class of

2022

Kingsley Boateng, MD

Hometown: Born in Fairfax, VA but rep Tampa, FL
Undergrad: University of South Florida in Tampa
Med: New York Medical College
ED Theme Song: Five Star by Kwe the Artist
Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done: Ziplining in the Dominican Republic

Favorite Thing on LI:  Thomas’s Ham and Eggery Diner
Guilty Pleasure: Watching shows like "90 day fiancé” and "Love after lockup"
Past Lives: Chef at a 3-star Michelin restaurant 
If I weren’t a doctor I would be: A barber to the stars
Favorite Dessert: Pie, Apple Pie, Sweet Potato Pie, Blueberry Pie, nothing like a good quality pie especially with some vanilla ice cream

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Daniel Brodmerkel, DO

Hometown: Smithtown,NY
Undergrad: Northeastern University
Med: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
ED Theme Song: You need to Calm down- Tswift
Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done: 22 cities in 6 countries over 26 days and only lost my phone once
Favorite Thing on LI:  my parent’s golden retriever
Guilty Pleasure: anything active with the above
Past Lives: alligator wrestler
If I weren’t a doctor I would be: a ski bum living out of my car
Favorite Dessert: Donuts at Earth in Kennebunkport


Amanda Correia, DO

Hometown: Tiverton, RI

Undergrad: Providence College

Grad: Boston University School of Medicine

Med: NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine

ED Theme Song: Thank U, Next - Ariana Grande 

Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done: Climb Rainbow Mountain

Favorite Thing on LI:  Beaches, Wine, Bagels 

Guilty Pleasure: Wine, chocolate, Netflix, Harry Potter

Past Lives: Mermaid, bagel connoisseur

If I weren’t a doctor I would be: Instagram travel blogger - catch you at the next #fyrefestival 

Favorite Dessert: Warm chocolate chip cookie with vanilla ice cream


Elizabeth Dalchand, MD

 

Hometown: Jamaica, NY
Undergrad: Barnard College
Med: Stony Brook School of Medicine
ED Theme Song: "Paper Planes" by MIA
Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done: Went snorkeling at Tonsai Bay in Phi Phi Islands 
Favorite Thing on LI: All the brunch spots, my boyfriend, and my little pup
Guilty Pleasure: shopping on Amazon, taking pictures of my food (@eatersunite), Avatar The Last Airbender
Past Lives: Flea market vendor, organic chemistry researcher, an octopus  
If I weren’t a doctor I would be: organic chemistry professor or a food influencer/restaurant critic 
Favorite Dessert: Anything with sugar (but especially mint chocolate chip ice cream!) 

Erin Duffy, MD

Hometown: Medford, NY

Undergrad: SUNY Albany 

Med: Stony Brook 

ED Theme Song: ABC - The Jackson 5 

Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done: RV trip from Vegas to Denver with lots of hiking along the way 

Favorite Thing on LI:  My family

Guilty Pleasure: Ordering takeout 

Past Lives: Sales 

If I weren’t a doctor I would be: A beach bum 

Favorite Dessert: All of them 

Benjamin Fombonne, MD

 

Hometown: Paris, France

Undergrad: McGill University

Med: Stony Brook School of Medicine

ED Theme Song: Day N Nite by KiD CuDi

Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done: Lived in 5 different countries

Favorite Thing on LI: Oysters/North Fork

Guilty Pleasure: Charcuterie + cheese boards. Oh and Red wine

Past Lives: Policy and Communications at the National Cancer Institute

If I weren’t a doctor I would be: Sports journalist

Favorite Dessert: Tarte Tatin. Or anything with raspberry coulis.

Facundo Gonzalez, MD

Hometown: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Undergrad: Miami Dade College, Miami / Northeastern University, Boston

Med: Ponce School of Medicine, PR

ED Theme Song: The Avengers - Alan Silvestri 

Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done: kayaked in alligator infested waters.

Favorite Thing on LI:  Uncle Giuseppe’s Cannolies

Guilty Pleasure: Food !! Especially deserts and middle eastern cuisine.

Past Lives: Circus Showman / Magician 

If I weren’t a doctor I would be: Firefighter/Paramedic 

Favorite Dessert: Tiramisu

Jeremy Hardin, MD

Hometown: Long Beach, CA

Undergrad:  UC Berkeley

Med: Keck School of Medicine at USC

ED Theme Song: The first cut is the deepest

Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done: The John Muir Trail, I guess

Favorite Thing on LI: Complaining about the winter

Guilty Pleasure: See above

Past Lives: Vague abdominal pain patient

If I weren’t a doctor I would be: Unable to pay back all these loans

Favorite Dessert: The Mojave

Robert Nocito, MD

Hometown: Miller Place, NY
Undergrad: Stony Brook University
Med: St. George’s University School of Medicine
ED Theme Song: Dr. Feelgood – Motley Crue
Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done: Had dinner with Eddie Van Halen
Favorite Thing on LI:  Boating
Guilty Pleasure: Cigars & Wine!
Past Lives: a C- grade: lawyer, accountant, financial planner, salesman, therapist, babysitter, or to better sum it up…Business Owner.
If I weren’t a doctor I would be: Retired…I’ve done enough
Favorite Dessert: NY style cheesecake 


Kevin Pereira, MD

Hometown: Tannersville, PA
Undergrad: Stony Brook University
Med: Stony Brook School of Medicine
ED Theme Song: Crazy by Gnarls Barkley
Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done: Bungee jumped
Favorite Thing on LI: Spending the day in Montauk
Guilty Pleasure: McDonalds drive-through Coca-Cola
Past Lives: Nationally competitive gymnast
If I weren’t a doctor I would be: Food or pastry tester
Favorite Dessert:  Oreos & ice cream

Alison Rosser, MD

Hometown: Syracuse, NY

Undergrad: Colgate University

Med: SUNY Upstate Medical University

ED Theme Song: Mr. Brightside by The Killers

Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done: Play with rescue elephants in Thailand 

Favorite Thing on LI: Beach days!

Guilty Pleasure: Bravo TV

Past Lives: Dog trainer (my dog only listens if I have a treat in my hand)

If I weren’t a doctor I would be: Taking advantage of bottomless brunches with all of my free weekends! 

Favorite Dessert: Warm chocolate chip cookies

Timothy Shub, MD

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY (truthfully I left when I was 6 and went to Staten Island but no one wants to hear that soo.. Brooklyn)

Undergrad: StonyBrook!

Med: Jacobs School of Medicine at the University of Buffalo

ED Theme Song: Highway to hell :)

Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done: Rafting down the Jordan River, and biking across the Golan Mountains all in the same trip!

Favorite Thing on LI:  The Beaches! None of those in buffalo..

Guilty Pleasure: all you can eat sushi buffets...

Past Lives: Probably a Gorilla. Less so because I truly think I was one and more so because I think they’re awesome animals.

If I weren’t a doctor I would be: A Chef! I love to cook and as Paula Dean says, butter makes everything better.

Favorite Dessert: Brownies!!

James Tavornwattana, MD

Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Undergrad: University of Southern California
Med: Stony Brook
ED Theme Song: Under Pressure - Queen
Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done: Kayaking at Hong Island, Thailand
Favorite Thing on LI:  My girlfriend, my pup and the beaches
Guilty Pleasure: binging pizza/TV
Past Lives: waiter, dishwasher, cook
If I weren’t a doctor I would be:  chef
Favorite Dessert: Ice cream cake

Jose Torres, MD

Hometown: Amarillo, TX

Undergrad: Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

Grad: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX

Med: University of Texas SOM at San Antonio

ED Theme Song: Ted Nugent - Stranglehold

Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done: Spent a week hiking through the Colorado Rocky Mountains

Favorite Thing on LI: tie between the South shore beaches and the wineries and vineyards

Guilty Pleasure:  Mochi ice cream

Past Lives: Before medical school, I worked as a molecular geneticist developing a next generation DNA sequencing panel for inherited diseases at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.

If I weren’t a doctor I would be: Much better at playing the bass guitar

Favorite Dessert: My girlfriend’s amazing pistachio cream cake

Matthew Vitale, MD

Hometown: West Islip, NY

Undergrad: Stony Brook University

Med: SUNY Downstate

ED Theme Song: “Rescue Me”-Marshmello

Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done: I played a trombone solo while rising from underground at a jazz café in Disney World once.

Favorite Thing on LI: Beaches, Breweries, Wineries, etc

Guilty Pleasure: Late ‘90’s/early 2000’s pop music. And boy bands.

Past Lives: Wannabe athlete. Wannabe rock star. Actual marching band geek, and EMT.

If I weren’t a doctor I would be: Probably an Uber driver…or a teacher…or both

Favorite Dessert: Definitely the chocolate cake served at the NY ACEP lunch at Sagamore.

Matthew Welles, MD

Hometown: Hampton, NJ

Undergrad: Albright College

Med: Florida Atlantic University

ED Theme Song: Voodoo Child- Jimi Hendrix

Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done: I  once had a run in with a hammerhead shark while spearfishing.

Favorite Thing on LI: The beaches

Guilty Pleasure: Working up an appetite at the gym and then overeating at an all you can eat buffet.

Past Lives: Lumberjack, Ocean Lifeguard, Newspaper Salesman.

If I weren’t a doctor I would be: Career Baywatch like David Haselhoff or a park ranger.

Favorite Dessert: Anything with an unnatural amount of chocolate.