Current Residents

St. Joe’s Emergency Medicine Residents

Scott Wilder DO, PGY-3

Medical School: Edward Via COM


Allana R0driguez MD, PGY-3

Undergraduate: Brooklyn College

Medical school: University of Florida

Interests: fitness, walking, exploring, traveling, Netflixing and trying different food


Louisa Mazza-Hilway MD, PGY-3

Undergrad: Rutgers-New Brunswick

Major: Cell Biology and Neuroscience

Medical School: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Interests: faith/fellowship, family, Diet Dr Pepper


Brandon Samwaru DO, PGY-3, Chief Resident

Undergrad: University of Scranton

Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Interests: Travel, scuba diving, food, and coffee


Ellsworth (EJ) Wright MD, MBS, PGY-3, Chief Resident

Undergrad: St. Michael’s College

Graduate School: Rutger’s University

Medical School: St. George’s University

Interests: Beach, Scuba diving, Classic cars, Hiking, Travel


Arsalan Shawl DO, PGY-3

Undergrad: Rutgers University Major: Exercise Science and Sport Studies

Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Interests: Basketball, Dessert, Travel,Video Games, Twizzlers, Chillen with the boyz, Reenacting WWE moves, Getting lost in foreign lands


Riddhi Desai DO, PGY-3, Chief Resident

Undergrad: University of Miami, Coral Gables FL

Med school: UNECOM

Interests: MedEd, Resuscitation, Cruising the aisles at Trader Joes, Mixology


Santiago Batista Minaya MD, PGY-2

Undergraduate and Master’s: Fairleigh Dickinson University, Metropolitan Campus

Medical School: St. George’s University School of Medicine

Interests: Hanging with friends and family, traveling (after COVID lol- hopefully Europe), Mario Kart, reading in my spare time (never), hiking, exploring cities, lounging at the beach.


Amanda Russo DO, PGY-2

Medical School: New York Institute of Technology, College of Osteopathic Medicine


Jessica Tilzer MD, PGY-2

Undergrad: Drew University

Medical School: New York Medical College

Interests: Fitness (running, indoor cycling, hiking), playing with my dog Abby, baking


Maria Camila Carvalho DO, PGY-2

Undergrad: Montclair State University

Medical School: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine

Interests: Spending time in the sun, baking, laughing, and enjoying life one day at a time.


Olayode Owoade MD, PGY-2

Medical School: New York Medical College


Sarah Aly DO, PGY-2

Undergrad: New York University

Medical School: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine- Harlem Campus

Interests: astronomy, hip hop/r&b, soccer, equity in medicine and beyond


Thomas Ajami DO, PGY-2

Medical School: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine


Ahmed Bendary DO, PGY-2

Medical School: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine


Abdo Zeinoun MD, PGY-1

Undergrad: Texas State University

Medical School: St. George’s University (SGU)

Interests: Rolling around in the mud, scuba diving, shooting range, National Parks, snowboarding, stand up comedy shows, climbing mountains.


Sergio Daniel Camba MD, PGY-1

Undergrad: Pacific Lutheran University

Medical School: St. George’s University School of Medicine

Interests: Everything outdoors (especially trail running and rock climbing), home brewing, BBQ/Smoking, and keeping up with family on the West Coast.


Michelle Kikel DO, PGY-1

Undergrad: Binghamton University

Med School: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine

Interests: Hiking, traveling, visiting all the US national parks, dogs, running, reading


Christopher Hart DO, PGY-1

Undergrad: Quinnipiac University Major: Biology

Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine- Erie

Interests: Hockey (NY Rangers), golf, tennis, video games, Harry Potter, music, dad jokes


Amanda Hall DO, PGY-1

Undergraduate: University of Rochester 

Medical School: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, New York 

Interest: Traveling, Skiing, Hiking, Beach, Baking/Cooking, Fitness


Kirk Tomlinson MD, PGY-1

Undergraduate: City College CUNY

Graduate School: Columbia University 

Medical School: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Interests: Spending time with my beautiful family and friends, Faith, Woodworking, Cooking.


Kelsey Coolahan MD, PGY-1

Undergrad: Rowan University  

Medical School: Cooper Medical School of Rowan University 

Grad School: Cornell Johnson Graduate School of Management 

Interests: Addiction medicine and EM education; in my free time I love crafting, karaoke, baking, yoga, and adventurous travel! 


Clarice Melanson DO, PGY-1

Undergraduate: Providence College, Providence RI 

Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford ME 

Interests: houseplants, gardening, interior design, traveling, Rupauls Drag Race, coffee, hanging with friends and family.