Pamraj Sharma, MD
Inaugural Chief Resident - Neurology
Dr. Sharma is a graduate of the American University of Antigua College of Medicine. Prior to medical school, Dr. Sharma obtained a B.S. in Biological Sciences – Zoology from the University of Calgary.
Asia Filatov, MD
Dr. Filatov is a graduate of the Caribbean Medical University School of Medicine. Dr. Filatov obtained a B.S. in Biology from Stony Brook University and an MBA from Plymouth State University. She is also a candidate for PhD from Walden University.
Fawzi Hindi, MD
Dr. Hindi is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, where he received the prestigious Dean's Full-Merit Scholarship. During medical school, Dr. Fawzi was recognized and honored by his peers for "Excellence in Collaborative Learning." Prior to medical school, Dr. Hindi obtained a B.A. in Philosophy from George Washington University, where he was elected into the Phi Beta Kappa Society.
Jonathan Grossman, DO
Dr. Grossman is a graduate of Nova Southeastern Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Grossman holds a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and Geography/Environmental Studies. In addition to serving as President of the NSU Chapter of the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association, Dr. Grossman was selected to attend a gross anatomy fellowship program where he became intimately familiar with how structure implicates function. He graduated from NSUCOM in the top 10% of his class after which he relocated to Connecticut to complete a traditional rotating internship where he served as Chief Intern prior to returning to South Florida.
Zufe Rizvi, MD
Dr. Rizvi is a graduate of Ross University School of Medicine. She has conducted clinical research involving traumatic brain injuries in professional athletes, memory disorders, opioid use disorder, and pain rehabilitation. Dr. Rizvi has assisted in the preparation of medical expert testimony and the creation of medical reports in civil litigation arising from neurological injuries. She has worked at a neurobehavioral institute where she was trained to treat neurological diseases within pediatric and adult populations.
Sadia Waheed, MBBS
Dr. Waheed graduated from Fatima Jinnah Medical University, Lahore, Pakistan. Before joining FAU, she worked as a Clinical Research Coordinator at the University of Kentucky in the department of Neurology. Dr. Waheed also worked on clinical trials in the field of neuro-ophthalmology, epilepsy, neuromuscular and dementia. She has presented her research work at both local and national conferences. She enjoys teaching and plans to combine academics with clinical practice in the future. Dr. Waheed's clinical and research interests include epilepsy and cerebrovascular diseases.
Angel Bayas, MD
Dr. Bayas is a graduate of Universidad Central del Ecuador. Dr. Bayas holds a post bachelorette certificate in Health Information Management from Weber State University. He worked as a Manager of Clinical Documentation Improvement for four Avanti Hospitals in Los Angeles, California. In addition to the aforementioned, Dr. Bayas, working alongside a Neurological Medical Mission in the rain forest of Tena, Ecuador has been an active physician volunteering his time and expertise over the last 8 years treating epilepsy patients.
Alona Kondramashin, MD
Dr. Kondramashin holds a pharmacy degree from the Ukrainian Medical and Dental Academy. Prior to her time in residency, Dr. Kondramashin worked on clinical trials involving Parkinson’s disease, PD dementia, and dyskinesia in the Movement Disorders Department at Hershey College of Medicine.
Adrian Rodriguez – Hernandez, MD
Dr. Rodriguez-Hernandez is a graduate from the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, School of Medicine. Before joining FAU, Dr. Rodriguez-Hernandez worked as an assistant professor at UAG Medical School and did research on neuropsychiatric manifestations of autoimmune diseases.
Roxana Dragomir, MD
Dr. Dragomir is a medical graduate of Transylvania University of Brasov, Faculty of Medicine. Prior to her medical education, she obtained both undergraduate and graduate degrees in Finance and Banking. Dr. Dragomir is also a PhD candidate from Transylvania University, Faculty of Medicine. In the future, she intends to combine academic work with clinical practice.
Denis Babici, MD
Dr. Babici graduated from Nicolae Testemițanu State University school of Medicine and Pharmacy in Chisinau, Moldova. Prior to joining FAU, he finished a postdoctoral research fellowship, in the department of Cell Biology and Molecular medicine at Rutgers University, New Jersey School of Medicine. During his research fellowship he studied Vascular stiffness, and the association between diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease on experimental animal models. After his research fellowship, Dr. Babici completed an intern year in the department of General surgery, at Rutgers University School of Medicine. He has presented his research work at both local, and national conferences. He received the Young Investigator Award at the American Heart Association meeting in Philadelphia.
Octavio Carranza-Renteria, MD
Dr. Carranza-Renteria is a medical graduate of Universidad Vasco de Quiroga Escuela de Medicina General. Prior to the start of residency, Dr. Carranza-Renteria trained in Internal Medicine at the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS), which is the biggest Government agency to provide public health services.