2022 Fellowship Match Results

December 22, 2022
Fellowship Match 2022-23

Please join us in congratulating this year’s residents and our divisions on another successful fellowship match for appointment year 2023!

We matched 23 residents with 8 in Cardiology, 6 in Gastroenterology, 1 in Hospital Medicine, 1 in Hematology & Oncology, 1 in Infectious Diseases, 2 in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, 1 in Rheumatology & Immunology, 1 in Combined Med-Peds Nephrology, 1 in Geriatrics, and 1 in Pediatric Cardiology.

We also congratulate the divisions in the Department of Medicine for attracting a phenomenal group of incoming fellows. Thirteen fellowship programs across the Department had a successful fellowship match day.

The success of our trainees is a direct reflection of our faculty’s dedication to mentoring, teaching, and supporting our residents in their scholarly endeavors.


Department of Medicine Current Resident Fellowship Match Results 2022-23 

2022 Residents Fellowship Match

To view the full match results by division, please see below:


George Adly, M.D. - MUSC
Ben Bortner, M.D. - Virginia Tech
John Bowman, M.D. - University of South Florida
Matt Bruner, M.D. - UT Knoxville
Monica Klaybor, M.D. - LSU New Orleans
Jacob Read, M.D. - MUSC
Meg Scott, M.D. - MUSC
John Thiele, M.D. - University of Vermont

Gastroenterology & Hepatology:

John Bobo, M.D. - LSU New Orleans
Sarah Barbina, M.D. - Wake Forest
Will Dungan, M.D. - University of South Alabama
Rayphael Hardy, M.D. - MUSC
Sean Jones, M.D. - MUSC
Joey Moore, M.D. - University of South Florida


Joshua Mixson, M.D. - MUSC

Hospital Medicine:

Afifah Khan, M.D. – Harvard University

Hematology & Oncology:

Dena Rhinehart, M.D. - Johns Hopkins

Infectious Diseases:

Sean Tyler, M.D. - MUSC

Pulmonary & Critical Care:

Alexandra Lopez, M.D. – Penn State
Brandon Miller, M.D. - UT Knoxville

Rheumatology & Immunology:

Rashi Vora, M.D. – MUSC

Combined Med-Peds Nephrology:

Denise Kimbrough, M.D., Ph.D. – Nationwide Children’s / Ohio State

Pediatric Cardiology:

Umakanthan Kavin, M.D. - University of Colorado

Department of Medicine Fellowship Match Results by Division

We are thrilled to welcome our new fellows to MUSC beginning in 2023. The Department of Medicine matched: 10 in Cardiology, 3 in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolic Diseases, 4 in Gastroenterology & Hepatology, 1 in Geriatrics, 4 in Hematology & Oncology, 3 in Infectious Diseases, 5 in Nephrology, 7 in Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy & Sleep Medicine, and 2 in Rheumatology & Immunology.

To view the full match results by division, please see below:

General Cardiology:

George Adly, M.D. – MUSC
Larissa Check, D.O. – Grand Strand
Connor Craig, M.D. – Duke University
Samantha Myears, M.D. – UVA
Jake Read, M.D. - MUSC Co-Chief
Meg Scott, M.D. – MUSC Co-Chief
Parth Shah, M.D. - UTSW

Cardiac Electrophysiology:

Zain Gowani, M.D. – MUSC Co-Chief
Matthew Long, M.D. - MUSC


Lawrence “Larry” DeBellis, D.O. – Naples Community Hospital
Amna Ijaz, M.D. - Montefiore Medical Center/ Albert Einstein College of Medicine (New Rochelle) Program
Cindy Pulido, M.D. - Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center

Gastroenterology & Hepatology:

Scott Esckilsen, M.D. – University of North Carolina
Joseph Granade, M.D. – University of Alabama at Birmingham
Rayphael Hardy, M.D. – MUSC
Sean Jones, M.D. – MUSC


Joshua Mixson, M.D. - MUSC

Hematology & Oncology:

Georgio Medawar, M.D. - Roger Williams Medical Center - Boston University School of Medicine
Yiseiry Perez- Melendez, M.D. - University of South Florida
Tharakeswari Selvakumar, M.D. - Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Sapna Shah, M.D. - University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Infectious Diseases:

Evan Rivere, M.D. - Louisiana State University Health Science Center
Nikko Tabliago, M.D. - Geisinger Medical Center
Sean Tyler, M.D. - MUSC


Taylor Chaney, D.O. – University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine
Kiyoshi Houston, M.D. – HCA Healthcare/USF Morsani College of Medicine
Nicholas James, M.D. – Piedmont Macon Medical Center
Jacob Lane, D.O. – Kettering Health Dayton (Granville) Medical Center
Dhwani Patel, M.D. – New York City Health + Hospital/Coney Island

Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine:

Kaamya Bhandari, M.D. - University of Connecticut
Robert Easterling, M.D. - Ohio State
Sara Journeay, M.D. – Tufts
Andie O’Laughlin, M.D. - Virginia Commonwealth
Melinda Talley, M.D. - University of Mississippi

Critical Care Medicine:

Scott Stockholm, D.O. - Cape Fear Valley Hospital

Sleep Medicine:

Meher Farooq, M.D. - University of Tennessee - Pediatrics

Rheumatology & Immunology:

Rashi Vora, M.D. – MUSC
Gretchen Santana Cepero, M.D. – Cleveland Clinic