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Santa Clara OB/GYN Resident Roster 2018-2019

PGY Year Resident Medical School
PGY-4 Jeyling Chou, MD UCSF
PGY-4 Stephanie Chow, MD Temple University
PGY-4 Bianca Mosley, MD Morehouse School of Medicine
PGY-4 Stephanie Tjho, MD University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine
PGY-3 Jerome Chelliah, MD UCSF
PGY-3 Luz Corona Gomez, MD University of California, Los Angeles, Geffen School of Medicine
PGY-3 Thuy Le, MD Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science, Chicago School of Medicine
PGY-3 Kristen Strength, MD University of California, Los Angeles, Geffen School of Medicine
PGY-2 Frances Farrimond UCSF
PGY-2 Kelly Bruce University of Wisconsin School of Medicine
PGY-2 Josephine Nguyen Saint Louis University School of Medicine
PGY-2 Jessica O’campo Loyola University of Chicago
PGY-1 Rebecca Levitte University of Washington School of Medicine
PGY-1 Ashleigh Nelson UCSF
PGY-1 Olivia Sanchez UC Irvine School of Medicine
PGY-1 Elyse Trinh Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

I never would have believed that I could learn so much in such a short period of time. I feel that I have truly grown in both my clinical and surgical skills through the years with the help of many experienced attendings and residents who are all excited about teaching. I also feel lucky to be in a program where the residents care about each other, are able to socialize outside of the hospital, and truly work together as an effective team within a hospital.

Kimberly Lee, MD, Class of 2007 Now Practicing at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Santa Clara

The Kaiser Santa Clara clinical and surgical training is strong in volume and pathology, and set in an environment focused on resident learning and education. The attendings truly care about our wellbeing and teaching us patient centered, evidence based medicine. The teamwork and camaraderie of the residents builds a supportive environment in which you can work hard, have fun and thrive. I feel incredibly lucky to have trained here and would choose it again without hesitation.

Marie Holzapfel , MD, Class of 2012 Gyn Onc Fellow at UCLA

Kaiser Santa Clara has a reputation as a supportive environment, where the emphasis on resident wellness is apparent and the clinical training is among the best in California (and I would argue, the country!). This was certainly my experience, and as a fellow in FPMRS who works with residents from two OB/Gyn programs, and with Sub-I's from all over the country, I have heard people echo these sentiments many times. The residency has tapped into something special that provides opportunities in research and global health, while at the same time offering training in evidence-based, high volume, full-scope OB/Gyn. Yes, graduates have gone on to do sub-specialty fellowship, private practice, and academics, but the fact that residents in multiple classes chose to stay at KP-SCL is a mark of a program that not only trains people well but can also retain them. I am proud to have graduated from a program with such balance of scholarship, clinical excellence, and resident support!

Aldene Zeno, MD Class of 2016 FPMRS Fellow at Harbor-UCLA

Our Graduates

Class of 2017

Kristen Buono, MD (UC San Diego) – FPMRS Fellowship, UC Irvine Medical Center
Bethany Conly, MD (UC Irvine) – Salinas Valley Memorial, Salinas CA
Elisabeth Obenauf, MD (University of New Mexico) – Women’s Specialists of New Mexico
Carrie Riestenberg, MD (UC San Diego) – REI Fellowship, UCLA

Class of 2016

Andrea Bowen, MD (UC Davis) – Kaiser Santa Clara
Ariel Dubin, MD (Georgetown) – MIS Fellowship, Columbia University
Rebecca Falik, MD, MST (UCSF) – MIS Fellowship, Stanford University
Aldene Zeno, MD (Loyola University) – FPMRS Fellowship, Harbor-UCLA

Class of 2015

Kathryn Gunnison, MD, MS (The Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University) – Kaiser San Jose
Sarah Hebl, MD, MPH (Tufts University) – Pacific Women’s Group, San Francisco
Michelle Monnie, MD (Oregon Health and Science) – Women’s Healthcare Associates, Portland Oregon
Polina Niedle, MD, MPH (Temple University) – Kaiser Santa Clara

Class of 2014

Emily Adams-Piper, MD (Boston University SOM) – FPMRS Fellowship, UC Irvine
Jennifer Johnson, MD (Wayne State University SOM) – Santa Rosa, CA
Ricci Sylla, MD (University of Toledo COM) – Castro Valley, CA
Worth Thomas, MD (University of Colorado SOM) – Kaiser Santa Clara

Class of 2013

Toby Frescholtz, MD (University of Nevada SOM) – Redwood City, CA
Yanina Greenstein, MD (Boston University SOM) – Kaiser Modesto
Nidhi Jacob, MD (Albany Medical College) – Los Gatos, CA
Whitney March, MD (Northwest University), The Feinberg SOM – Kaiser Livermore

Class of 2012

Marie Holapfel, MD (University of Washington) – Oncology Fellowship, UCLA
Uyen Huynh, MD (Rosalind Franklin University, Chicago) – Kaiser Pleasanton
Erika Kwock, MD (University of Hawaii) – Honolulu, HI
Michelle Pham, MD (UC Davis) – Kaiser Fremont

Class of 2011

Nicole Mahnert, MD (University of Wisconsin) – Shanghai, China
Irene Mason, MD (Drexel University) – Antioch Kaiser
Kim Pham, MD (Creighton University) – Redwood City Kaiser
Normelena Rios, MD (USC) – Pleasanton Kaiser

Class of 2010

Megan Mihok, MD (Chicago Medical School) – Peidmont, CA
Karrie Murphy, MD (UCSD) – Santa Clara Kaiser
Vanessa Olsen, MD (UCSF) – Fremont Kaiser
Kimberly Pruett, MD (Boston University) – Santa Clara Kaiser

Class of 2009

Nicole Bender, MD (USC) – Family Planning Fellowship, USC
Amy Herold, MD (St. Louis University) – Santa Cruz, CA
Michelle Uaje, MD (UC Irvine) – Woodland Hills, CA
Jessica Wong, MD (University of Kentucky) – Redwood City, CA

Class of 2008

Jennifer Cato , MD (UCSD) – Santa Clara Kaiser
Claudia Levia, MD (Stanford University)- Santa Clara Kaiser
Christina Wong, MD (UCLA) – Fremont, CA

Class of 2007

Lisa Chong , MD (Dartmouth) – Los Angeles, CA
Kimberly Lee, MD (USC) – Santa Clara Kaiser
Noah Rodriguez, MD (Drew UCLA) – Oncology Fellowship, Brigham and Women’s, Harvard University
Amy Voedisch, MD (Mayo Medical School) – Family Planning Fellowship, Stanford University

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