Jessina Thomas, MD
Dr. Thomas earned her medical degree from Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine in Rochester, Michigan and completed her residency at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. She chose this fellowship program because of the wide exposure to diverse pathology, ability to perform a variety of procedures, and welcoming environment the Pediatric GI team provided. “Our program really does feel like my second family. Everyone is very supportive and is invested to give you the best education possible."
Interesting fact: Dr. Thomas loves to play the piano.
Shruti Nabar, MD
Dr. Nabar earned her medical degree from The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX She completed her residency at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children. She chose the fellowship program for several reasons. “I love that our Pediatric GI team is diverse, nurtures a variety of interests and fosters an awesome learning environment.”
Interesting fact: She studied Japanese and studied abroad in Japan.
Arun Ajmera, MD
Dr. Ajmera earned his medical degree from East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine in Greenville, North Carolina. He completed his residency at Nassau University Medical Center and is currently in his first year of the fellowship program. He chose the fellowship program for multiple reasons, including “the fellows here have the opportunity to learn a wide variety of procedures that may not be taught across many pediatric gastroenterology fellowships across the country.”
Interesting fact: Dr. Ajmera used to play oboe in a community band.
Shiva Sharma, MD
Dr. Sharma earned his medical degree from Universal College of Medical Sciences in Nepal. He completed his residency at Mount Sinai Children’s Hospital in Chicago. “The diversity within the program, the feeling of family within the unit, and the nationally and internationally recognized faculty members were the deciding factors to choose the program.”
Interesting fact: Dr. Sharma continues to learn new things, including recently learning that “ladies’ fingers” are a type of cookie; not okra, which is also known as ladies finger.
Ahmad Abu Sulb, MD
Dr. Abu Sulb earned his medical degree from the University of Jordan and completed his residency at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX. He chose the fellowship program for the ample opportunity to learn from hands-on experience of patient care, with a focus on fellow education, and participation in diverse research projects, in a welcoming environment.
Interesting fact: In his free time, Dr. Abu Sulb enjoys cooking, traveling, and hiking. His last hike was at Glacier Point in Yosemite, CA.
Lubna Rahman, MD
Dr. Rahman earned her medical degree from RAK College of Medical Sciences, UAE. She completed her residency at Flushing Hospital Medical Center in New York. She chose the fellowship program because of “its open atmosphere, renowned faculty and the high volume of patients, providing exposure to unique procedures and cases.”
Interesting fact: Dr. Rahman loves interior designing and playing board games.