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Spinal Cord Injury Fellows
Lal, Sharmatie, MD
Hometown: Trinidad
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
PM&R Residency: North Shore Long Island Jewish Medical Center
PM&R Interests: SCI
Other interests: Bike riding, rollerblading, and going to the beach
Ballestas, Eduardo, MD
Hometown: New York, NY
Medical School: Universidad Del Norte
PM&R Residency: Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center
PM&R Interests: SCI
Other interests: Baseball, Tampa Bay Rays, learning how to play golf, rock music
PGY - 4
Myrlynn Delille, MD (Chief Resident)
Hometown: New York, New York
Medical School: Albany Medical College
PM&R Interests: Pain
Other interests: Shopping
Alberto Panero, DO (Chief Resident)
Hometown: Pembroke Pines, FL
Medical School: NOVA Southeastern School of Osteopathic Medicine
PM&R Interests: MSK, Spine
Other interests: Watching the Miami Dolphins and playing soccer
Henry K. Lee, DO, MS
Hometown: Macomb, IL
Graduate School: Molecular biology at Western Illinois University
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
PM&R Interests: Pain, MSK, Sports, EMG, and Ultrasound
Other interests: Yoga, guitar, SCUBA diving, football, trying different foods, and traveling
Michelle de Sanctis Francavilla, MD
Hometown: Mobile, AL
Medical School: University of South Alabama
PM&R Interests: specific area still undecided
Other interests: Scuba diving, traveling
Daniel Rivera, MD
Hometown: Cataño, Puerto Rico
Medical School: Ponce School of Medicine
PM&R Interests: Pain, MSK, Sports, US
Other interests: surfing, snowboarding, boating, music, photography, traveling
Giselda Casella, MD PhD
Hometown: Sao Pablo, Brazil
Graduate School: University of Miami/Neuroscience Program
Medical School: University of Sao Pablo Medical School and University of Miami Neuroscience Program
PM&R Interests: SCI, Translational Research
Other interests: Bible study group, spending time with my family, and piano playing
PGY - 3
Jeremy Jacobs, DO
Hometown: Orange City, FL
Medical School: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
PM&R Interests: MSK, Sports, EMG, Ultrasound, OMT, Pain
Other interests: Fishing, kayaking, playing the drums, team sports
Luis J. Batlle, MD
Hometown: Miami, FL
Medical School: UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School
PM&R Interests: Pain, MSK, Sports
Other interests: MMA, Muay Thai kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, baseball, any and all watersports, fast cars I can't afford, playing guitar, thrash metal, eating more than Henry Lee, DO
Jamil J. Bashir, MD
Hometown: Rockville, MD
Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine
PM&R Interests: MSK, pain, ultrasound, PRP, mesenchymal stem cell therapies, OMT, acupuncture, EMG, SCI
Other interests: Yoga, chi-kung, Brazilian Jui Jitsu and music
Jackson Cohen, MD
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Medical School: St. George’s University School of Medicine
PM&R Interests: Pain, spine, sports, MSK ultrasound, regenerative medicine, comprehensive rehabilitation
Other interests: Fitness, playing sports, going to the beach, cooking, traveling
Nitin Putcha, DO
Hometown: Livingston, NJ
Medical School: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
PM&R Interests: Pain, MSK, sports, EMG, and ultrasounds
Other interests: Football, books, tax (federal income)
Usman F. Ahmad, DO
Hometown: Panama City, FL
Medical School: NOVA Southeastern School of Osteopathic Medicine
PM&R Interests: Pain, MSK, ultrasound, sports, EMG
Other interests: All sports, grilling, traveling, hanging out with friends
PGY - 2
Peter, Navarro, MD
Hometown: Hialeah, FL
Medical School: New Jersey Medical School
PM&R Interests: Pain, MSK
Other interests: Sports, movies, traveling, dining
Gahenevwagaga, Ophori, MD
Hometown: Bloomfield, NJ
Medical School: UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School
PM&R Interests: Sports
Other interests: Basketball, working out
Michael, Peter, MD
Hometown: Hialeah, FL
Medical School: The U
PM&R Interests: Pain, MSK
Other interests: U of M sports
Garg, Deep, MD
Hometown: NYC
Medical School: SUNY
PM&R Interests: TBI, concussions, spasticity, dance rehab
Other interests: Traveling, water sports, Zumba instructor
Hurtado, Lina, MD
Hometown: Hialeah, FL
Medical School: Universidad Militar Nueva Granada
PM&R Interests: undecided
Other interests: Bailar Cumbia y Vallenato
Esposito, Anthony, DO
Hometown: Tampa Bay, FL
Medical School: NOVA Southeastern School of Osteopathic Medicine
PM&R Interests: Pain/MSK sports
Other interests: Traveling, Beach, Soccer, Golf

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1611 N.W. 12th Avenue
Miami, FL 33136-1096
Phone: 305-585-7112

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