Our Residents

Our Residents

Current and past residents come from medical schools throughout the country in order to become leaders in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. Graduates utilize their broad training and leverage the vast resident/fellowship alumni network to pursue a variety of post-residency opportunities including fellowship, private practice, and academics.

Current Residents

PGY-5 (Chief) Residents

PGY-4 Residents

PGY-3 Residents

PGY-2 Residents

PGY-1 Residents

Recent Vanderbilt Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery Graduates

 

2021

  • Shanik Fernando, MD
    • Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern University
  • Jordan Malenke, MD
    • Rhinology Fellowship, Emory University
  • Will Morrel, MD
    • Private practice, Raleigh, NC 
  • Sarah Tittman, MD
    • Private practice, Maison WI
  • Kristen Yancey, MD
    • Neurotology Fellowship, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

 

2020

  • Christopher Lord, MD
    • Private practice, Atlanta, GA
  • Justin Morse, MD
    • Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery Fellowship, University of North Carolina School of Medicine
    • Private practice, Chattanooga, TN
  • Ashley Nassiri, MD, MBA
    • Neurotology Fellowship, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  • Justin Shinn, MD
    • Head and Neck Oncology & Microvascular Reconstruction Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania Health System
    • Assistant professor, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Burton Wood, MD
    • Advanced Head & Neck Surgical Oncology and Microvascular Reconstruction Fellowship, Washington University St. Louis
    • Assistant professor, University of Tennessee Health & Science Center
  • David Young, MD
    • Laryngology Fellowship, Emory University

 

2019

  • Asitha Jayawardena, MD, MPH
    • Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    • Assistant professor, University of Minnesota Medical School
  • Charissa Kahue, MD
    • Head and Neck Surgery Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
    • Assistant professor, University of Tennessee Health & Science Center
  • Priyesh Patel, MD
    • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship, Stanford University Medical Center
    • Assistant professor, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Rod Teasley, MD
    • Private Practice, Tacoma, WA

 

2018

  • Christen (Lennon) Caloway, MD
    • Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    • Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Saint Barnabas Medical Center
    • Assistant professor, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
  • Nicolas-George Katsantonis, MD
    • Private Practice, Raleigh, NC
  • Maria Geraldine Zuniga Manrique, MD
    • Neurotology Fellowship, Hannover Medical School, Germany
  • Madeleine Samuelson, MD, MPH
    • Private Practice, Houston, TX

 

2017

  • Austin Adams, MD
    • Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship, Rousso Facial Plastic Surgery
    • Private practice, Birmingham, AL
  • Irving Basanez, MD
    • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    • Chief, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Veteran's Affairs - Tennessee Valley Healthcare System
  • Meaghan Noud, MD
    • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship, University of California-Davis
    • Private practice, San Francisco, CA
  • Robert Yawn, MD
    • Neurotology Fellowship, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    • Assistant professor, University of Tennessee Health & Science Center

 

2016

  • Britni Caplin, MD
    • Private practice, Murfreesboro, TN
  • Christopher Jackson, MD
    • Private Practice, Cape Cod, MA
  • Daniel Schuster, MD
    • Assistant professor, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Ross Shockley, MD
    • Attending surgeon, Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    • Adjunct assistant professor, University of Colorado