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Current Residents

Class of 2019

Rhea Chattopadhyay, MD

Medical school: Florida International University

Undergraduate institution: University of Florida

Hometown: I've moved around a lot - elementary and middle school spent in New Smyrna Beach, FL and high school in Albuquerque, NM.

What made you choose RWJ: Great exposure to the subspecialties, I loved my resident pre-interview dinner, and the enthusiasm of the faculty during my visit

If I could have any super power it would be: Telekinesis!

Last read: The Casual Vacancy by JK Rowling

Next vacation destination: Italy hopefully!

If I weren't a physician, I would be: The female Anthony Bourdain

Currently binge-watching: Grace and Frankie on Netflix

Favorite Disney princess: Belle
Michael Dougherty, MD

Medical school: The Commonwealth Medical College

Undergraduate institution: Catholic University

Hometown: Hazleton, PA

What made you choose RWJ: The people there were the biggest draw for me

Favorite Disney princess: Esmerelda from The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Though, technically, she's not a princess.

Favorite Avenger: Iron Man

If I weren't a physician I would be: An actor


Daniela Gomez, MD

Medical school: RWJMS

Undergraduate institution: Johns Hopkins University

Hometown: Elizabeth, NJ

What made you choose RWJ: I really liked the residents and faculty

Favorite Disney princess: Belle

Next vacation destinations: Greece, France, Australia

If I weren't a physician I would be: A professional dancer

Adrian Kohut, MD

Medical school: Drexel University College of Medicine

Undergraduate institution: West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Hometown: Medford, NJ

What made you choose RWJ: Strong faculty, close-knit group of residents, excellent clinical exposure and research

Favorite sports team: The Philadelphia Flyers! I hope my allegiance to Philly sports teams doesn't get me into too much trouble ;)

Favorite NJ activity or location: Surfing at Brigantine Beach, NJ

Currently binge-watching: Entourage reruns

Favorite Disney princess: Nala from the Lion King (so much that I named my dog Nala)

Christina Suh, MD

Medical school: University of Chicago

Undergraduate institution: University of Michigan

Hometown: Troy, MI

What made you choose RWJ: The people and the location (college town + proximity to big cities)

Last read: Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

If I weren't a physician, I would be a: Children's book illustrator

Random fact: I have a pet rabbit named Boo :)

Favorite Avenger: Black Widow