Current Residents and Fellows in Psychiatry

Current Residents

Alexandru Ghilezan, D.O. (PGY 1)

Alexandru Ghilezan, D.O. (PGY 1)

Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine

Academic Interests: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Consult-Liaison Psychiatry

Hobbies: Traveling, discovering new foods, soccer (both playing and watching), going to the beach, music festivals, and a good Netflix binge.

 

Mohamed Jasser, D.O. (PGY 1)

Mohamed Jasser, D.O. (PGY 1)

Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine

Academic Interests: Inpatient Psychiatry, Outpatient Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, and Forensic Psychiatry.

Hobbies: Reading, listening to true crime podcasts, sailing, spending time with my wife, watching sports (in particular the Bears, the Cubs, and the Miami Heat), and attending theater, Broadway, shows when possible.

 

Peter Lee, M.D. (PGY 1)

Peter Lee, M.D. (PGY 1)

University of South Alabama College of Medicine

Academic Interests: Psychotherapy, Forensics, Adult Inpatient Psychiatry

Hobbies: Playing the bass, basketball, ping pong, sipping on green tea, binging TV shows

 

Mazen Omar, M.D. (PGY 1)

Mazen Omar, M.D. (PGY 1)

University of South Alabama College of Medicine

Academic Interests: Consult-Liaison Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Forensic Psychiatry

Hobbies: Spending time with family, fishing, traveling, weightlifting

 

Logan Rogers, D.O. (PGY 1)

Logan Rogers, D.O. (PGY 1)

Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine

Academic Interests: Inpatient Psychiatry, Consult-Liaison Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, Dual Diagnosis Psychiatry, ECT

Hobbies: Spending time with my wife and son, golfing, cooking, exercising

 

Derick Brown, D.O. (PGY 2)

Derick Brown, D.O. (PGY 2)

Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine

Academic Interests: Outpatient Psychiatry, Inpatient Adult Psychiatry, Telepsychiatry, Addiction Medicine, and Forensic Psychiatry

Hobbies: Spending time with friends and family, backpacking, camping, traveling, trying new foods, lifting weights, going to the beach and beating Dr. Suggs at golf.

 

Grant DeFrancisco, D.O. (PGY 2)

Grant DeFrancisco, D.O. (PGY 2)

Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine

Academic interests: Addiction Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Outpatient Psychiatry

Hobbies: Baseball, history, karaoke, sci-fi, theater, board games.

 

Michael Marshall, M.D. (PGY 2)

Michael Marshall, M.D. (PGY 2)

University of South Alabama College of Medicine

Academic Interests: Psychopharmacology, Consult-Liaison Psychiatry, and Addiction Medicine

Hobbies: Exercising, listening to music, making noise on guitar, and analyzing our family dog.

 

Darshana Pai, M.D. (PGY 2)

Darshana Pai, M.D. (PGY 2)

Goa Medical College

Academic Interests: Psychopharmacology, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Hobbies: Listening to music, reading non-fiction books, watching documentaries on nature and history, spending time with family, reading to our son and playing with him.

 

Matthew Suggs, D.O. (PGY 2)

Matthew Suggs, D.O. (PGY 2)

Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Academic Interests: Addiction Medicine, Psychotherapy, Adult Inpatient Psychiatry, Personality Disorders

Hobbies:  Spending time with family and friends, going to the beach, vinyl records, beating Dr. Brown at golf, video games, the San Diego Chargers, and movies.

 

Jeffrey Tisch, D.O. (PGY 2)

Jeffrey Tisch, D.O. (PGY 2)

Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine

Academic Interests: Addiction Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the Intersection of Philosophy and Psychiatry, Substance Induced Psychosis, Psychoanalysis

Hobbies: Spending time with animals, gardening, cooking, lifting weights, hiking

 

Lucas Boone, M.D. (PGY 3)

Lucas Boone, M.D. (PGY 3)

University of South Alabama College of Medicine

Academic Interests: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Inpatient Psychiatry

Hobbies: Hiking, traveling, national parks, Broadway shows, exercising, spending time with family and friends, reading about history and finance/investing

 

Bradley Brooks, D.O. (PGY 3)

Bradley Brooks, D.O. (PGY 3)

Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Academic Interests: Addiction Psychiatry, Telepsychiatry, Community and Rural Psychiatry

Hobbies: Boating, wakeboarding, scuba diving, basketball, reading

 

Maridith Hollis, M.D. (PGY 3) – Chief Resident

Maridith Hollis, M.D. (PGY 3) – Chief Resident

University of South Alabama College of Medicine

Academic Interests: Geriatric Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Telepsychiatry

Hobbies: Long-distance running, cooking, playing classical piano, traveling, jigsaw puzzles, history, going to the beach with my husband, and pandering to our three dachshunds

 

James LePage, D.O. (PGY 3) – Chief Resident

James LePage, D.O. (PGY 3) – Chief Resident

Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine

Academic Interests: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, Functional Imaging

Hobbies: Ballroom dance, cooking, science fiction and fantasy, tabletop/video games

 

Current Fellows

Tina Jackson, M.D. (Child and Adolescent Fellow)

Tina Jackson, M.D. (Child and Adolescent Fellow)

East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine

Academic Interests: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Mental Health Advocacy and Legislation

Hobbies: Family and church activities, storytelling festivals, hiking, reading, Broadway and cinema Shows

 

Lindsey Stewart, M.D. (Child and Adolescent Fellow)

Lindsey Stewart, M.D. (Child and Adolescent Fellow)

University of South Alabama College of Medicine

Academic Interests: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Hobbies: Reading, volunteering, spending time with family and friends

 

Shanthi Gatla, M.D. (Child and Adolescent Fellow)

Shanthi Gatla, M.D. (Child and Adolescent Fellow)

Prathima Institute of Medical Sciences

Academic Interests: Forensic Psychiatry, Adult Inpatient Psychiatry, Psychopharmacology

Hobbies: Gardening, yoga, watching TV shows, reading, games

 

Griffin Gibson, M.D. (Child and Adolescent Fellow) – Chief Fellow

Griffin Gibson, M.D. (Child and Adolescent Fellow) – Chief Fellow

University of Tennessee College of Medicine

Academic Interests: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, and Inpatient Psychiatry

Hobbies: Spending time with my wife and daughter, exploring the Gulf Coast, piano, movies, board games (especially Settlers of Catan), and the Memphis Grizzlies

 

Serena Nimityongskul, M.D. (Child and Adolescent Fellow)

Serena Nimityongskul, M.D. (Child and Adolescent Fellow)

University of South Alabama College of Medicine

Academic Interests: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 

Hobbies: Meditation and running