Meet our Ophthalmology and Optometry Residents and Fellows


Graduates of the Ophthalmology Residency Program at The William H. Havener Eye Institute are trained in three years to a level of excellence that allows a full scope of ophthalmic practice. Our residents have been accepted to prominent clinical and research fellowships throughout the country. 

Ophthalmology Residents

PGY 4

Mona Adeli, MD

AdeliMonaUndergraduate: University of Akron / Northeast Ohio Medical University
Medical School: University of Akron / Northeast Ohio Medical University

Rebecca Chait, MD

ChaitRebeccaUndergraduate: Vanderbilt University
Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Alison Early, MD

EarlyAlisonUndergraduate: University of Cincinnati
Medical School
: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Hilliary Inger, MD

IngerHilliaryUndergraduate: University of Michigan
Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine

Amenze Osa, MD

OsaAmenzeUndergraduate: The Ohio State University
Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Jay Ramsey, MD

RamseyJayUndergraduate: Lipscomb University
Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine

PGY 3

Annahita Amireskandari, MD

Annahita AmireskandariUndergraduate: University of Michigan
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine

Justin Kuiper, MD

KuiperJustinUndergraduate: Simpson College
Medical School: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Christine Martinez, MD

MartinezChristinaUndergraduate: Northwestern University
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Zachary Mikolaj, MD

MikolajZachUndergraduate: Miami University
Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Hersh Varma, MD

VarmaHershUndergraduate: Case Western Reserve University
Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Edward Washington, MD

WashingtonEddieUndergraduate: Morehouse College
Medical School: Morehouse School of Medicine

PGY 2

Anastasia Alex, MD

AlexAnastasiaUndergraduate: Rice University
Medical School: University of Toledo College of Medicine

Katia Chavez, MD

Katia ChavezUndergraduate: Nova Southeastern University
Medical School: University of Vermont College of Medicine

Caroline Craven, MD

Caroline CravenUndergraduate: The Ohio State University
Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Kristen Ann Mendoza, MD

MendozaKristenUndergraduate: The Ohio State University
Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
 

Chris Pappa, MD

PappaChrisUndergraduate: The Ohio State University
Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Jessica Scott, MD

Jessica ScottUndergraduate: University of Maryland
Medical School: Morehouse School of Medicine

PGY 1

Lisa Chung, MD

Undergraduate: Ohio University
Medical School: 
University of Toledo

Mercy Kibe, MD

Undergraduate: Washington and Lee University
Medical School: University of Tennessee

Jack Li, MD

Undergraduate: Yale College
Medical School: Texas A&M Health Science Center

Julianne Matthews, MD

Undergraduate: Youngstown State University
Medical School: 
Northeast Ohio Medical University

Shane Seipel, MD

Undergraduate: The Ohio State University
Medical School: Case Western Reserve

Greg Sovinski, MD

Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin - Madison
Medical School: University of Wisconsin
Optometry Residents

Optometry Residents

Pratik Patel, OD

Pratik PatelUndergraduate: University of Pittsburgh
Optometry School: State University of New York College of Optometry
Ophthalmology Fellows

Ophthalmology Fellows

Erica Alvarez, MD Medical Retina

AlvarezEricaUndergraduate: University of Texas at El Paso
Medical School:
Texas Tech University Health Science Center
Ophthalmology Residency:
Howard University

Derek Horkey, MD Glaucoma

HorkeyDerekUndergraduate: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Medical School:
Loyola University/Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Ophthalmology Residency:
University of Kansas

Irina Livshitz, MD Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Irina Livshitz 72017Undergraduate: Northwestern University
Medical School:
University of Cincinnati
Ophthalmology Residency:
University Hospitals Case Medical Center

Adnan Mallick, MD Surgical Retina

Adnan MallickUndergraduate: Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Engineering
Medical School:
SUNY-Downstate
Ophthalmology Residency:
Hofstra-Northwell School of Medicine

Tyler Oostra, MD Cornea & External Disease

OostraTylerUndergraduate: The Ohio State University
Medical School:
The Ohio State University
Ophthalmology Residency:
The Ohio State University

William Stevenson, MD Surgical Retina

StevensonWilliam-updateUndergraduate: Wichita State University
Medical School:
University of Kansas
Ophthalmology Residency:
University of Arizona