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Our Residents

PGY-1 Internal Medicine Residents

K Amavicza

Kara Amavicza, MD
MD: Texas Tech Univ HSC School of Medicine
BS: Texas Tech University
Interests: stroke care, interventional neurology

A Ameri

Andrew Ameri, MD
MD: Virginia University School of Medicine
BS: University of Virginia
Interests: Neurology, academic medicine

Petra Brayo, MD
MD: Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University
BS, MA (urban bioethics): Temple University

D Howard

Danielle Howard
U-Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
BS: Florida Atlantic University
Interests: Geriatrics, elder care

Paul McIntosh, MD
MD, BS: UNC-Chapel Hill
Interests: Neuromuscular disease

Alan Ray Tesson, MD
Residency: Duke University
MD: University of Florida


Martin Weiss, MD
MD: SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
BS: Stony Brook University
Interests: Clinical neurology, academic medicine


PGY-2 Junior Assistant Residents


Lina Barker, MD
MD: UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Read more about Dr. Barker in her "Resident Spotlight" interview.


Ovais Inamullah, MD
MD: Ross University School of Medicine
BA: Emory University
Hobbies: Watching and playing sports, exploring Durham, concerts,
traveling, and hiking
Read more about Dr. Inamullah in his "Resident Spotlight" interview.


Abigail Jakubec, MD
MD: Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
BS: Baylor University


Abhi Kapuria, MD
MD: Emory University School of Medicine
BS: Washington University in St. Louis
Hobbies: Building furniture, animal rescue, gardening
Read more about Dr. Kapuria in his "Resident Spotlight" interview.

Kilgore Marjorie Kilgore, MD
MD: Marshall University School of Medicine
BA: Elon University
Hobbies: Visiting the beach, trying Durham food, playing
with her Saint Bernard

Deepal Shah, MD
MD: Baylor College of Medicine
BS: University of Texas (Austin)
Interests: Movement disorders
Hobbies: Reading, sports (Hornets, Panthers, Duke basketball)


C Fernandes

Cecilia Fernandes, MD (Child Neurology)
MD: Manipal College of Medical Sciences (Nepal)
Residency (Pediatrics): Bronx Lebanon Hospital
Interests: Childhood epilepsy, pediatric neurodevelopment
Read more about Dr. Fernandes in her "Resident Spotlight" interview.

Linh Tran

Linh Tran, DO, MS (Child Neurology)
University of North Texas HSC, College of Osteopathic Medicine
BS: Baylor University
Read more about Dr. Tran in her "Resident Spotlight" interview.

PGY-3 Senior Assistant Residents (SARs)



Eric Gutglueck, MD
University of Medicine and Health Sciences, St. Kitts
BS (biology): University of California, Berkeley

J Kang

Jennifer Kang, MD
MD, BA: Duke University
Hobbies: Faith community, hanging out with friends, travel, movies,
Interests: Neuro-oncology
Read more about Dr. Kang in her "Resident Spotlight" interview.

M Levy

Maxwell Levy, MD
MD: Tulane School of Medicine
BS (mathematical economics): Tulane University
Hobbies: Food and cooking, exercise, movies

J Mayberry

Jordan Mayberry, MD
MD, BS: University of Oklahoma
Hobbies: hiking, the outdoors
Read more about Dr. Mayberry in his "Resident Spotlight" interview.

Rahman Shareena Rahman, MD

MD: University of Virginia
BA: Emory University
Hobbies: Reading, movies, music, trying new restaurants,
hiking, bonfires
Read more about Dr Rahman in her "Resident Spotlight" interview.

F Sun

Fang Sun, MD, PhD
MD, BS: China Medical University
PhD: Ohio State University

PGY-4 Chief Residents


Jason Bethea, MD
MD: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston
BA (biology): Erskine College
Interests: hiking, camping, backpacking, running, traveling
Read more about Dr. Bethea in his "Resident Spotlight" interview.


Sommer Ebdlahad, MD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Casey Farin, MD
MD: UNC-Chapel Hill
BS (neural science): NYU
Interests: Multiple sclerosis, neuroimmunology
Hobbies: Baking, reading, singing
Read more about Dr. Farin in her "Resident Spotlight" interview.


Olinda Pineda, MD
MD: Ross University School of Medicine
BS (Psychology): Stony Brook University
Hobbies: Hiking, running, cycling, finding new restaurants
in the Triangle
Read more about Dr. Pineda in her "Resident Spotlight" interview.

Swengupta Sweta Sengupta, MD
MD: Florida State University College of Medicine

Colleen Stack, MD, MBA
MD: Duke University School of Medicine
MBA: Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
BS (English, women's studies): Duke University
Hobbies: reading, travel, caring for my amazing eight-year-old
Read more about Dr. Stack in her "Resident Spotlight" interview.