Current Residents in the Neurology Residency Program
Chief Residents / PGY-4
Danielle Isen, D.O.
Dr. Isen completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Minnesota (B.A., Mathematics, 2010). She then went on to earn her medical degree from Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University (D.O., 2016). Before starting her residency she spent one year as a research fellow at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Ryan Kiser, M.D.
Dr. Kiser earned two undergraduate degrees from the University of Louisville in 2009 (BS. Biology, B.A. Communications) as well a Master of Sciences in Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology in 2013. Dr. Kiser then went on to complete his medical degree at the University of Louisville School of Medicine (M.D., 2017).
Peter Soh, M.D.
Dr. Soh earned his medical degree at the University of South Alabama in 2017. Dr. Soh completed his undergraduate studies in Economics (B.S., 2003) and then went on to earn a Masters Degree of Public Health from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor (M.P.H., Health Management & Policy, 2005).
Second Year Residents / PGY-3
Shant Afarian, M.D.
Dr. Afarian completed his undergraduate studies at Rutgers University, Newark (B.A. Biology, 2013). He received his medical degree from St. Louis University (M.D., 2018)
Christopher Carey, M.D.
Dr. Carey attended Spring Hill College (B.S. Chemistry, 2007) and the University of Notre Dame (M.S. Physical Chemistry, 2010). He then went on to earn his medical degree from the University of Alabama (M.D., 2017).
John Soltys, M.D.
Dr. Soltys completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Vermont and State Agricultural College (B.S. Biochemistry, 2009). He then earned both his medical degree and a Ph.D. from the University of Colorado (M.D., 2018, Ph.D. Neuroscience, 2018).
First Year Residents / PGY-2
Sang Han, M.D.
Dr. Han received his undergraduate degree in 2013 from McGill University, where he majored in Anatomy and Cell Biology. He received a master’s degree in Nutrition from Columbia University in 2014, and he received his medical degree from Boston University in 2019.
Joel Page, M.D.
Dr. Page graduated from Georgia Southern University in 2015 with majors in Spanish and Chemistry. He received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in 2019.
Vi Tran, M.D.
Dr. Tran attended the University of Houston and graduated from Xavier University of Louisiana with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry in 2010. She received her medical degree from University of Queensland School of Medicine in 2017.
Interns / PGY-1
Akhil Padarti, M.D.
Dr. Padarti graduated in 2016 from the University of Texas at San Antonio, where he majored in Biology and Chemistry. He received his medical degree from Texas Tech University School of Medicine in 2020.
Thomas Strobel, M.D.
Dr. Strobel received his undergraduate degree in Human Biology from Brigham Young University-Idaho in 2015. He attended medical school at University of Queensland School of Medicine and graduated in 2019.
Vinaykumar Tallavajhala, M.D.
Dr. Tallavajhala graduated from the University of Kansas in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry. He stayed at the University of Kansas for medical school, receiving his degree in 2020.