• Christopher Brett, MD

    Resident '21

    Hometown: Springfield, MO

    Undergraduate and Medical School: University of Missouri-Kansas City, 6 year BA/MD program

    Residency: Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida

    Outside interests: Chris and his wife Qiqi have a one year old daughter named Anna and an 18 month old Belgian Malinois named Chief who keep their life very exciting. They are very excited with their transition to the Music City.

    Board certificates
    Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Brent Cameron, MD, PhD

    Resident '19, Chief Resident 2018-2019

    Hometown: Bartlesville, OK

    Undergraduate: Pittsburg State University

    Medical school: Case Western Reserve University 

    Graduate School: Case Western Reserve University

    Internship: MetroHealth Medical Center at Case Western Reserve University

    Research interests: GBM, brain mets, immuno-oncology, neuro-immune responses

    Outside interests: Spending time with his son and wife, running, physical fitness, live music, trying out all the new restaurants in Nashville.

  • Mohamed Khattab, MD

    Resident '21

    Hometown: New York, NY

    Undergraduate: Cornell University

    Medical school: The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

    Internship: Neurosurgery, New York University

    Research interests: CNS malignancies and vascular malformations, biotech and device development

    Outside interests: Music, food, travel, languages, art

  • Ellen Kim , MD, MPH

    Resident '20

    Hometown: Vancouver, WA 

    Undergraduate: Princeton University

    Medical school: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

    Graduate school: Case Western Reserve University

    Internship: Internal Medicine, University Hospitals Case Medical Center 

    Research interests: Clinical informatics and clinical research utilizing large databases. SEER-Medicare projects have included comparing chemotherapy regimens for LS-SCLC, post-treatment rates of dysphagia for H&N patients, and prostate cancer outcomes after treatment with radiotherapy. Also facile with SEER and NCDB. 

    Outside interests: Raising cacti, taking candid pictures, listening to and playing music, yoga. 


  • Christien Kluwe, MD, PhD

    Resident '20

    Hometown: Waterford, CT

    Undergraduate: University of Miami, FL

    Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston

    Graduate School: Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology at the University of Texas at Austin

    Internship: University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston

    Research Interests: Influence of metabolism on genomic instability; SRS for non-malignant intracranial applications; prognostic markers in palliative medicine

    Outside Interests: New restaurants, college football, dogs, weightlifting, cooking, building computers


  • Neil Newman, MD, MS

    Resident '21

    Hometown: Livingston, NJ

    Undergraduate: Emory University

    Medical school: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

    Graduate school: Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

    Internship: Northwell Health Lenox Hill Hospital

    Research interests: Minimizing acute toxicities and maximizing quality of life during radiation therapy for patients with GU and GI malignancies. Analyzing treatment paradigms for lung cancer. 

    Outside interests: Long distance running, hiking, meditating, reading (theoretical physics, psychology, American history, philosophy, and fiction), cooking, completing his New Years resolutions. 


  • Kevin Rogacki, MD

    Resident '22

    Hometown: Chicago, IL

    Undergraduate: Northwestern University

    Medical school: Case Western Reserve University 

    Internship: University of Chicago Medical Center

    Research interests: Genomics, Bioinformatics, CNS tumors, Lung cancer

    Outside interests: Running, skiing, museums

  • Brian Bingham, MD

    Resident '22

    Hometown: Lakeland, FL

    Undergraduate: Brigham Young University

    Medical school: Vanderbilt University 

    Internship: University of Tennessee - Nashville 

    Research interests: Mechanisms of metastasis, genomics, glioblastoma multiforme, medical education

    Outside interests: Brian and his wife Kelly have two daughters named Olivia and Chloe (5 and 2 years old). Together, they enjoy camping, hiking, exercise, dancing, and writing. 

  • Dakim Gaines, MD, PhD

    Resident '23


    Undergraduate: St Mary's College of Maryland

    Medical school: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School 

    Graduate school: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School 


    Research interests: 

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  • Ryan Whitaker, MD, PhD

    Resident '22

    Hometown: Mt Pleasant, IA

    Undergraduate: University of Iowa

    Medical school: Medical University of South Carolina 

    Graduate School: Medical University of South Carolina

    Internship: Scripps Mercy Hospital

    Research interests: Cancer metabolism, drug discovery

    Outside interests: Cooking, baking, hiking, golf, movies, travel

  • Anne Rajkumar, MD

    Resident '22

    Hometown: Kodak, TN

    Undergraduate: Harvard College

    Medical school: University of Tennessee Health Science Center 

    Internship: University of Tennessee Medical Center

    Research interests: DNA damage and repair, clinical trials

    Outside interests: yoga, cooking, baking, hiking, kayaking, swimming, kickboxing