Radiology Chief Residents

Roopa Bhat, MD

Roopa Bhat, MD

  • Internship: General Surgery, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA
  • Medical School: Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore, India
  • Areas of interest in Radiology: Nuclear Medicine and Body imaging
  • Outside interests: Cooking, baking, travel, photography, music.
Travis Smoot, MD

Travis Smoot, MD

  • Internship: Medicine, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Medical School: University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Area of Interest in Radiology: Undecided
  • Outside Interests: Golf, biking on the MKT/Katy Trail, cooking, tennis, and spending time with wife, friends and family.

PGY-2 Residents

Kinan Abou-Kassem, MD

Kinan Abou-Kassem, MD

  • Internship: Transitional, Unity Health White County Medical Center
  • Medical School: University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Areas of interest in Radiology: Neuroradiology, Body
  • Outside interests: Exercising, ultimate frisbee and video games
Benjamin Greiner, DO

Benjamin Greiner, DO

  • Internship: Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
  • Medical School: University of North Texas Health Science Center
  • Areas of Interest in Radiology: Breast Imaging
  • Outside Interests: Tennis, hiking, traveling, country music and card games
Eric Hexem, DO

Eric Hexem, DO

  • Internship: Transitional Year, University of Pittsburgh-Altoona, Altoona, PA.
  • Medical School: Campbell University, Lillington, NC.
  • Areas of interest in Radiology: Body, MSK, and Neuroradiology.
  • Outside interests: Distance running, classical literature, college football, and family outings with the kids.
Zain Khazi, MD

Zain Khazi, MD

  • Internship: General Surgery, University of Missouri - Columbia
  • Medical School: University of Illinois School of Medicine
  • Areas of interest in Radiology: Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Clinical and Patient Reported Outcomes after various IR procedures
  • Outside interests: Travel, Basketball, Lifting heavy things and putting them back down
Jeffrey Wright, MD

Jeffrey Wright, MD

  • Internship: Internal Medicine, St Louis University
  • Medical School: St Louis University
  • Areas of interest in Radiology: Neuro
  • Outside interests: Disc golf, backpacking

PGY-3 Residents

Angus Acton, MD

Angus Acton, MD

  • Internship: Internal Medicine, Preliminary; University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Medical School: St. George’s University School of Medicine
  • Area of Interest in Radiology: Pediatrics, Body, Nuclear Medicine
  • Outside Interests: Hiking, cycling, visiting National Parks, crossword puzzles, binge-watching garbage television, eating, playing guitar at the novice level and attending concerts and music festivals
Shahrzad Azizaddini, MD

Shahrzad Azizaddini, MD

  • Internship: Transitional year. Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, Miami, FL
  • Medical school: Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Area of interest in Radiology: Body, Breast, IR
  • Outside interest: Baking, hanging out with family and friends, watching TV series and movies, hiking, cooking
Cody Thornburgh, MD

Cody Thornburgh, MD

  • Internship: Preliminary Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee
  • Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee
  • Area of Interest in Radiology: Musculoskeletal, Interventional
  • Outside Interests: Trivia, Ultimate Frisbee, Disc Golf, Martial Arts, Wine and Sushi
Joshua Tochtrop, DO

Joshua Tochtrop, DO

  • Internship: General Surgery, University of Missouri
  • Medical School: A.T. Still university/ KCOM
  • Area of Interest in Radiology: undecided
  • Outside Interests: DOGS, cooking, hunting, outdoor activities, sushi
Benjamin Vega, MD

Benjamin Vega, MD

  • Internship: Internal Medicine, University of Kansas
  • Medical School: University of Missouri School of Medicine
  • Area of Interest in Radiology: Body, Pediatric
  • Outside Interests: Cooking, Gardening, 3D printing, Gaming, Reading, Writing

 

PGY-4 Residents

Austin Fletcher, MD

Austin Fletcher, MD

  • Internship: General Surgery, Abington Jefferson Health, Abington, PA
  • Medical School: Saint James School of Medicine
  • Area of Interest in Radiology: Interventional Radiology
  • Outside Interests: Golf, running, hockey, cars, computers.
Andrew Kong, MD

Andrew Kong, MD

  • Internship: Redmond Regional Medical Center Transitional Year Residency, Rome, GA
  • Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine
  • Areas of Interest in Radiology: Undecided
  • Outside Interests: Traveling, International food, astronomy, science/technology, video games, swimming
Alexander Lubinski, MD

Alexander Lubinski, MD

  • Internship: University of Missouri-Columbia, Internal Medicine
  • Medical School: University of Florida College of Medicine
  • Areas of Interest: MSK, Body
  • Outside Interests: volleyball, basketball, '80s power ballads
Faraaz Salik, MD

Faraaz Salik, MD

  • Internship: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Internal Medicine
  • Medical School: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
  • Areas of Interest in Radiology: IR and Body
  • Outside interests: Hiking, Biking, Traveling

PGY-5 Residents

Juhi Koolwal, MD

Juhi Koolwal, MD

  • Internship: Baylor College of Medicine Surgery
  • Medical School: Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine–Temple
  • Areas of Interest in Radiology: Interventional Radiology
  • Outside Interests:
Alex Pederson, DO

Alex Pederson, DO

  • Internship: University of Missouri-Columbia, Internal Medicine
  • Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Areas of Interest in Radiology: Musculoskeletal and Neuroradiology
  • Outside interests: Bodybuilding, cars, and shooting/hunting
Philip Silva, DO

Philip Silva, DO

  • Internship: University of Missouri-Columbia, Surgery
  • Medical School: University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Areas of Interest in Radiology: MSK, Body and Neuroradiology
  • Outside interests: Traveling, Fitness, Golf, and Cooking
Preston Thomas, DO

Preston Thomas, DO

  • Internship: Prelim general surgery at University of Missouri
  • Medical School: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Areas of Interest in Radiology: MSK and Neuro
  • Outside interests: Biking, listening to music/going to concerts, painting, and cooking when I have free time.