Current Fellows

Third Year Fellows

Sarah Mushtaq, M.D.

Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina
Residency: University of South Florida

Hometown: Irmo, SC
Why MUSC: I loved the atmosphere when I interviewed at MUSC and how close the fellows and faculty were, I also wanted to be close to family and back home after residency.
Favorite things about Charleston: Restaurant week and having the chance to try out new restaurants!
Hobbies: Cooking, learning new air fryer recipes, baking, reading novels, taking care of my plants, and spending time with family and friends.

Mal Prophet, M.D.

Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina
Residency: Medical University of South Carolina

Christopher Rangel, M.D.

Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Residency: Medical University of South Carolina

Hometown: Clifton, VA
Why MUSC: I loved the friendly, caring, and cooperative spirit of almost everyone that I interacted with during my medicine residency, and felt the intelligent and driven clinicians and researchers here would help me grow and improve in my fellowship.
Favorite things about Charleston: There’s always something fun to do in my time off!

Kiran Uppaluru, M.B.B.S.

Medical School: Katuri Medical College
Residency: University of Nevada Las Vegas
Preventative Medicine Fellowship: Mayo Clinic

Hometown: Minneapolis, MN
Why MUSC: NCI designated cancer center. Great co- fellows & faculty. Excellent clinical exposure and a lovely City.
Favorite things about Charleston: The weather and the beaches!
Hobbies: Long walks, painting, cooking, trekking & hiking, biking, reading.

Second Year Fellows

Dr. Zaheer Ahmed

Zaheer Ahmed, M.B.B.S

Medical School: Quaid-e-Azam Medical College, Pakistan
Residency: University of Missouri – Kansas City

Hometown: Bahawalpur, Pakistan
Why MUSC: Everyone in the program was so down to earth and welcoming when I visited, and I felt comfortable immediately. I was very impressed with the faculty, and the rigorous clinical training at the NCI designated Hollings Cancer Center and MUSC. I really liked the supportive, inclusive, learning and collegial environment at MUSC.
Favorite things about Charleston: The city is the perfect size for me, and it has something for everyone. Easy access to beaches and beautiful parks. Historical nature.
Hobbies: Running, reading, traveling with my wife, spending as much time with the family as possible.

Dr. Jonathan Alexander

Jonathan Alexander, M.D.

Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada
Residency: University of Louisville

Hometown: Durban, South Africa
Why MUSC: I felt that the program offered superb training whilst also catering to my personality type. I also wanted to escape snowy winters and be closer to my family!
Favorite things about Charleston: The food scene! Not to mention the weather is incredible, and the city has an energy and beauty to it that are hard to match!
Hobbies: Travel & music (the two often go hand-in-hand for me), fitness, all things tech-related, spending time with my pets, and those who matter most to me.

Dr. James Kalmuk

James Kalmuk, M.D.

Medical School: State University of New York Upstate Medical University
Residency: Medical University of South Carolina

Dr. McKenzie Sorrell

McKenzie Sorrell, D.O.

Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine - Carolinas Campus
Residency: Prisma Health/University of South Carolina


First Year Fellows

Dr. Keegan Bakos 

Jonathan Keegan Bakos, M.D.

Medical School: Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Medical University of South Carolina

Dr. Yadav Pandey 

Yadav Pandey, M.B.B.S.

Medical School: Kathmandu Medical College
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Dr. Arash Velayati 

Arash Velayati, M.D.

Medical School: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center

Dr. Sariya Wongsaengsak 

Sariya Wongsaengsak, M.D.

Medical School: Phramongkutklao Medical College
Texas Tech University Health Science Center