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John Almeida, D.O., EM PGY-4
John Almeida, D.O.

Dr. Almeida is from Kansas City, Missouri, and graduated from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, class of 2014.

About the residency program: Everybody is pretty easy to work with. You are given a lot of responsibility right from the beginning.

Fun fact: I enjoy working outside with my family.

Eric Boggess, D.O., EM PGY-4
Eric Boggess, D.O.

Dr. Boggess is from Omaha, Nebraska, and graduated from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, class of 2014.

About the residency program: All of the residents, attendings and OVMC staff are wonderful to work with, and provide a great training environment with great patient care.

Fun fact: I have two loves in my life, my family and Nebraska Huskers football. In that order. 

Mike Hausberger, D.O., EM PGY-4 (EM Co-Chief Resident)
Mike Hausberger, D.O.

Dr. Hausberger is from West Seneca, New York, and graduated from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, class of 2014.

About the residency program: Everyone here is very nice, and the residents are a close tight-knit group. We are given a lot of responsibility within the hospital and get excellent training from various specialties.

Fun fact: A fun fact about yourself: I love sports especially hockey and play in the local beer league in my spare time. I also like to hunt and enjoy the outdoors as much as possible. I recently was lucky enough to spend 4 days backpacking the Grand Canyon.

Adam Sadowski, D.O., EM PGY-4 (EM Co-Chief Resident)
Adam Sadowski, D.O.

Dr. Sadowski is from Beckley, West Virginia, and graduated from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, class of 2014.

About the residency program: All the residents form a tight group and work well together. Senior residents are always helpful and happy to teach. 

Fun fact: I can hold my breath under water for 4 minutes.

Chance Sims, D.O., EM PGY-4
Chance Sims, D.O.

Dr. Sims is from Jackson, Texas, and graduated from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, class of 2014.

About the residency program: Everyone associated with the residency is extremely nice and helpful.

Fun fact: I wear boots with scrubs. I got my pilots license while in medical school.

Kyle Fusselman, D.O., IM PGY-3
Kyle Fusselman, D.O.

Dr. Fusselman is from Ogden, Utah, and graduated from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, class of 2015.

About the residency program: I like how well all of the residents work together. There are many great opportunities for learning and I feel after my residency I will be very well trained to practice on my own. The attendings treat you like their colleagues and are always eager to help.

Fun fact: I have a very supportive wife and 3 boys who are the best thing that has ever happened to me. I have a love for the outdoors and had the opportunity to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa.

Glenn Hayes, D.O., IM/EM PGY-3 (IM Co-Chief Resident)
Glenn Hayes, D.O.

Dr. Hayes is from Seth, West Virginia, and graduated from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, class of 2015.

About the residency program: The people here make this program great. Also, the responsibility given to residents and the range of pathology make for an excellent education.

Fun fact: I love fishing, but don't get to do it nearly enough these days. Also, I underwent a major brain surgery while in medical school.

Adam Heineman, D.O., EM PGY-3
Adam Heineman, D.O.

Dr. Heineman is from Grand Blanc, Michigan, and graduated from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, class of 2015.

About the residency program: The attendings in the emergency department give a lot of guidance while also providing a great amount of autonomy.

Fun fact: I once performed a dance routine in the World Irish Dance Championships. Before starting medical school I was a real estate appraiser and I taught Kung Fu.

Paul Hohman, D.O., IM PGY-3
Paul Hohman, D.O.

Dr. Hohman is from Wheeling, West Virginia, and graduated from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, class of 2015.

About the residency program: OVMC is a great learning environment, All the residents get along great.

Fun fact: I love sports, especially college football and college basketball.

Vincent Linberg, D.O., EM PGY-3
Vincent Linberg, D.O.

Dr. Linberg is from Morgantown, West Virginia, and graduated from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, class of 2015.

About the residency program: West Virginians are not healthy people!

Fun fact: I've been to over 20 countries.

Artur Schander, D.O., Ph.D., EM PGY-3
Artur Schander, D.O.

Dr. Schander is from Wahlstedt, Schleswig Holstein, Germany, and graduated from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, class of 2014.

About the residency program: I really enjoy working in a hospital that offers a family/team atmosphere. After spending a year immersed in the hustle and bustle of NY, it is refreshing to be a part of a workplace that offers so much and a residency that provides such a comprehensive and hands-on teaching environment. Moreover, I really like that we do not have a surgery residency and we get to do all the procedures!

Fun fact: I love MMA. Though I mostly watch UFC to get my fill of it these days, in my more youthful days I trained a little myself. If this whole medical thing ever gets old, maybe I will give it a try again.

Patricia Southerly, D.O., IM PGY-3 (IM Co-Chief Resident)
Patricia Southerly, D.O.

Dr. Southerly is from Morgantown, West Virginia, and graduated from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, class of 2015.

About the residency program: I love the friendly attitude of everyone in the program.

Fun fact: I like skydiving!

Mike Tranovich, D.O., EM PGY-3
Mike Tranovich, D.O.

Dr. Tranovich is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and graduated from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, class of 2012.

About the residency program: I like the fact there's no opposition from any other residency program for performing all procedures. Also, the wide variety of patient presentations that come into our busy community hospital ERs.

Fun fact: I did 3 years of sports medicine research and love to ski and fly fish.

Jeremy Adams, D.O.,  EM PGY-2
Jeremy Adams, D.O.

Dr. Adams is from Clarksburg, West Virginia, and graduated from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, class of 2016.

About the residency program: The other residents, faculty, and staff make you feel like family from day one.

Fun fact: I was born in Germany.

Syed Ali, D.O., IM PGY-2
Syed Ali, D.O.

Dr. Ali is from Yardley, Pennsylvania, and graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, class of 2016.

About the residency program: Great learning environment. Everyone is helpful and happy to teach. The attendings, nurses, and rest of the medical staff are easy to work with.

Fun fact: West Virginia is the sixth state I've lived in.

Kristin Campbell, D.O., IM PGY-2
Kristin Campbell, D.O.

Dr. Campbell is from Virginia Beach, Virginia, and graduated from the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine, class of 2015.

About the residency program:Everyone is welcoming and easy to work with. We are given a lot of responsibility from day one but also given the support we need to handle that responsibility.

Fun fact: This is the first time I have lived in a state not bordered by an ocean.

Shane Elton, D.O., EM PGY-2
Shane Elton, D.O.

Dr. Elton is from Phoenix, Arizona, and graduated from the Midwestern College of Osteopathic Medicine, class of 2016.

About the residency program: This residency is great, we all get along and have a fun time working together.

Fun fact: I have a beautiful wife and three awesome kids. We enjoy hiking and playing sports together.

Zach Hamilton, D.O., EM PGY-2
Zach Hamilton, D.O.

Dr. Hamilton is from Floyd County, Kentucky, and graduated from the University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, class of 2016.

About the residency program: The ability to have autonomy in treating patients and the amount of responsibility is good for learning.

Fun fact: I am an outdoors enthusiast.

Jeff Lin, D.O., IM PGY-2
Jeff Lin, D.O.

Dr. Lin is from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, class of 2016.

About the residency program: My fellow residents work hard and play hard. 

Fun fact: Medicine is my second career. I graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and worked as a business consultant for 10 years in Corporate America. Also, I can sing more Disney songs than I'd like to admit.

Mary Novobilsky, D.O., IM PGY-2
Mary Novoblisky, D.O.

Dr. Novobilsky is from Perryopolis, Pennsylvania, and graduated from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, class of 2016.

About the residency program: There are many great opportunities here for learning due to the wide variety of patients and pathology. I feel like I will be well prepared to practice after residency.

Fun fact: I enjoy traveling in my spare time. I love dogs and have a very spoiled Yorkie.

Sasha Rihter, D.O., EM PGY-2
Sasha Rihter, D.O.

Dr. Rihter is from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and graduated from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, class of 2016.

About the residency program: The residents make this place wonderful!

Fun fact: I used to be a truck driver and my cargo was fireworks!

Dina Taarea, D.O., IM PGY-2
Dina Taarea, D.O.

Dr. Taarea is from Enterprise, Alabama, and graduated from the Georgia Campus of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, class of 2015.

About the residency program: There's a good mix of clinical training and academics. We get to work and learn with a phenomenal group of residents and hospital staff.

Fun fact: An attempt to bribe me should start with really good dark chocolate. (No guarantee on how well it'd work!)

Katelynn Bailey, D.O., EM PGY-1
Katelynn Bullard, D.O.

Dr. Bailey is from Sebring, Florida, and graduated from the University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, class of 2017.

About the residency program: I chose this residency because the residents here were by far the most confident and autonomous out of all the programs I looked at. The amount of procedures and learning you get while at this program is outstanding, everyone leaves this program well prepared and ready to work anywhere they want.

Fun fact: I'm a crazy dog mom and I love hockey, Go Detroit Red Wings!

Charles Doerner, D.O., IM PGY-1
Charlie Doerner, D.O.

Dr. Doerner is from St. Petersburg, Florida, and graduated from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Brandenton Campus, class of 2017.

About the residency program: Everyone is really nice and supportive from day one.

Fun fact: I like surfing, skating, biking, fishing and recently took up snowboarding. I like to spend my free time doing things outdoors and hanging out with my wife, dog and cat. Fun fact: I used to be a professional photojournalist and was once yelled at by Derek Jeter for invading his personal space.

Syed Imam, D.O., IM PGY-1
Syed Imam, D.O.

Dr. Imam is from Greensburg, Pennsylvania, and graduated from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, class of 2017.

About the residency program: Residency is very hands on with a good balance of autonomy and supervision. Everyone is friendly and works well with each other

Fun fact: I have 4 nieces and 3 nephews and love to spend time with them and my family.

Craig Jones, D.O., EM PGY-1
Craig Jones, D.O.

Dr. Jones is from Allen, Texas, and graduated from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, class of 2017.

About the residency program: The upper levels and attendings have been incredibly supportive. I'm learning alot about procedures and I couldn't be happier

Fun fact: I speak Japanese proficiently. I enjoy from scratch gourmet cooking and I brew beer. I know more about game of thrones than anyone alive. I love sports!

Thomas Kettlewell, D.O., IM PGY-1
Thomas Kettlewell, D.O.

Dr. Kettlewell is from Wheeling, West Virginia, and graduated from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, class of 2016.

About the residency program: We have great people and a ton of exposure to a large variety of different pt presentations and procedures.

Fun fact: I recently started into woodworking as a hobby.

Kasey Radicic, D.O., IM PGY-1
Kasey Radicic, D.O.

Dr. Radicic is from Smithfield, Pennsylvania, and graduated from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, class of 2017.

About the residency program: My coworkers. I really enjoy our teamwork and the close bonds that we've formed.

Fun fact: I am a first generation college graduate in my family.

Jarryd Reed, D.O., EM PGY-1
Jarryd Reed, D.O.

Dr. Reed is from Orlando, Florida, and graduated from the NOVA Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine, class of 2017.

About the residency program: The residency is very hands on with the right amount of autonomy versus guidance. The residents are a solid group of people to work with and are extremely close-knit. I am big into Wilderness Medicine and that is built right into our curriculum here.

Fun fact: I once rode my bicycle from Rhode Island to California and before medical school, I thru hiked from Georgia to Maine on the Appalachian Trail.

Brittany Speed, D.O., EM PGY-1
Brittany Speed, D.O.

Dr. Speed is from Scenary Hill, Pennsylvania, and graduated from the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine - Carolinas, class of 2017.

About the residency program: Everyone here has been so supportive, even before match. This is a strong educational program and a great group to work with! The critical and unique pathology you see here and the amount of procedures/management you get to do as an intern is intense, but great exposure.

Fun fact: I love lemon cookies, I kite surf and have lived on 3 different continents.

Stephanie Thomas, D.O., EM PGY-1
Stephanie Thomas, D.O.

Dr. Thomas is from Olympia, Washington, and graduated from the West Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine, class of 2017.

About the residency program: We have a great group of residents. It's nice to know that we can count on each other for support and have fun outside of the hospital as well.

Fun fact: I hiked rim to rim in the Grand Canyon between graduating med school and starting residency. I did it in two days...not a wise choice after sitting and studying for the past four years.