|Dr. John DeBevits was born
and raised in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He
attended the University of Florida, where he
graduated with a major in Interdisciplinary
Sciences and a minor in Philosophy. He received
his Medical Degree from St. George's University
in Grenada, West Indes, and completed his Intern
year in Internal Medicine at the University of
Connecticut. . Johnny finds the strengths of the
program to be the palpable sense of camaraderie
as well as rewarding and enjoyable interactions
with the attendings. He also believes being in
the state of Connecticut is unique because it is
itself beautiful and only a short drive from
many other wonderful places.
In his spare time, Johnny enjoys hiking, kayaking, snowboarding, scuba diving, disc golf, video games, good food and hanging out with friends or his dog, Hiro.
Dr. Allan Zhang grew up and went to high school in Derby CT. He
received his undergraduate degree from Brandeis University and his medical
degree from the Lake Erie College of osteopathic medicine. He completed his
preliminary internal medicine residency from Griffin Hospital in his hometown
and one year of anesthesiology residency before making the switch to radiology.
Allan finds the strengths of the residency to be the small class size, lending
to daily one-on-one teaching from friendly and welcoming staff, and excellent
In his spare time, he enjoys baseball, poker, and crossfit.
Dr. Atul Kumar was born outside of Dayton, Ohio but was raised
in Atlanta, Georgia. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physics from the
Georgia Institute of Technology. Subsequently, he worked as an IT Supply Chain
Consultant for the firm Manhattan Associates for two and a half years. He then
went back to school to obtain his Masters in Physiology and Biophysics from
Georgetown University and his medical degree from Mercer University in Macon,
Georgia. He completed his surgical internship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester,
In his spare time, Atul enjoys staying active by traveling and playing outdoor sports, such as basketball, tennis, swimming, and skiing. He also enjoys spending time with family and friends. Even though he is a very active person, he also enjoys staying in and binge watching Netflix.
|Dr. Samantha Huq grew up in
West Haven, Connecticut. She graduated with a
Bachelor of Arts in Neuroscience from Wellesley
College. After completing her undergraduate
degree, she served as a Fulbright Scholar for a
year conducting research on neuro-developmental
disorders. She then earned her MD/MPH as a dual
degree candidate from the University of
Connecticut School of Medicine and subsequently
completed her intern year at the University of
Connecticut School of Medicine.
In her spare time, Samantha enjoys running, swimming and traveling. Samantha finds the strengths of the residency program to be the outstanding faculty who provide excellent one-on-one teaching, camaraderie among all staff members and strong fellowship placement.
Dr. Elena G. Violari was born and raised on the Mediterranean
island of Cyprus. She received her Medical Degree from the University of Athens
Medical School in Greece. Following her graduation, she completed a one year
research fellowship in Interventional Oncology, at Memorial Sloan-Kettering
Cancer Center, New York. Dr. Violari completed her internship in general
surgery, at the University of Maryland Medical Center, in Baltimore.
In her spare time she enjoys music, guitar, running, horse riding, dance, art and travelling. Elena finds the strengths of her residency program to be the small class size allowing close interactions between faculty and co-residents, resulting in excellent educational opportunities and patient care, partnered with the experience of living in the beautiful New England state of Connecticut.
|Dr. Ryan Joyce
grew up in Lauderhill, Florida. He graduated
with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and
Molecular Biology from the University of Central
Florida in Orlando. He completed medical school
at St. Georgeís University, and his intern year
at the University of Connecticut.
In his spare time he enjoys music, computer technology, skiing, family time, and PC gaming.
Ryan finds the strengths of the residency to be the small class size, lending to daily one-on-one teaching from attendings, friendly staff, high morale, and excellent fellowship placement.
|Dr. Jeffrey Guzelian hails from Denver, CO. He has a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Colorado, Boulder. He went to the University of Colorado for both medical school and intern year. He enjoys skiing, snowboarding, hiking, weightlifting, and writing.|
|Dr. Justin Winn grew up in
St. Louis, MO. He graduated with a Bachelor of
Science from the University of Missouri. He
completed his medical school from St. Louis
University, and intern year at the University of
In his spare time, he enjoys jazz music, coffee, reading and tennis.
Justin finds the strength of the residency to be the close, informative interactions with the attendings, small and friendly residency class and excellent fellowship placement.
Dr. Miguel Ramirez grew up in Thiells, New York, a northwest
suburb of New York City. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from
State University of New York at Albany. He completed his intern year in Internal
Medicine at University of Connecticut, after finishing medical school at
University of Connecticut School of Medicine and earning a Masterís in Business
Administration with concentration in Health Care Management at University of
Connecticut School of Business.
In his spare time he enjoys dining, movies, tabletop gaming, travel, and mountaineering.
The strengths of his residency include small class size allowing one-on-one instruction with a diverse body of knowledgeable attendings, the combination of education in a university center and experience in private practice settings, and excellent post-graduate placement.
Recent Fellowships Achieved By Our Residents
Our residents have obtained exceptional fellowship positions at premiere training programs throughout the country in a variety of subspecialties
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