First Year Residents Family Medicine Residency Training Third Year Residents Second Year Residents First Year Residents Faculty Benefits & Compensation Contact Us & Application About Our Region From Our President & CEO Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellowship Obstetrics Fellowship Ranbir Dhaliwal, MD Dr. Ranbir (Ronny) Dhaliwal, originally from Surrey, British Columbia, attended the University of Manitoba, where he earned his bachelors of science in zoology with a double minor in psychiatry and biochemistry. He then earned his MD at Medical University of the Americas on St. Kitts and Nevis. Ranbir chose St. Elizabeth for its superior unopposed training, and friendly and supportive faculty. He is interested in many aspects of medicine including sports, geriatrics, inpatient and outpatient medicine. Outside of work, Ranbir loves to hit the gym, play basketball and practice martial arts. He also loves spending time with his wife Prab and their son Bruce. Ranbir is an avid Batman fan. Christina Friedly, DO Dr. Christina Friedly, originally from Melbourne, Kentucky, attended Northern Kentucky University, where she studied biological sciences. She then attended the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pikeville, Kentucky, for her medical training. Christina was pleased to find a residency program in her hometown community that offered excellent training in every scope that Family Medicine has to offer. She was impressed by the knowledge, skills and enthusiasm of faculty and residents, and she values the positive medical training environment that St. Elizabeth provides. Christina has broad interests within Family Practice, but is passionate about preventative medicine, women’s health and inpatient/outpatient procedures. Outside of medicine, Christina enjoys spending time with her husband Colin and their puppy Abu. She values hanging out with friends and family, and also enjoys traveling, painting and drawing, and attending concerts. Joseph Grzelak, MD Dr. Joey Grzelak grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin and is an avid Packers fan. He attended Creighton University, where he majored in biology with a minor in Spanish, before attending St. George's University for his medical training. Joey chose the St. Elizabeth Family Medicine Residency program because of the wide scope of unopposed family medicine training the residents receive and the amazing faculty he gets to learn from every day. He is especially interested in learning more about integrating healthy choices into patients' daily lives and exploring rural medicine. In his free time, Joey likes to eat cheese, play and watch soccer, listen to podcasts, camp and hike, and spend time with family and friends (and their dogs). His wonderful fiancé Casie and he live in Independence, Kentucky. Eric Kiltinen, MD Dr. Eric Kiltinen grew up in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. He earned a bachelor's degree in religion and philosophy from St. Olaf College in Minnesota, then went to graduate school at University of Chicago, where he earned a master's degree and started a Ph.D. program in theology. He left graduate school before completing the Ph.D. to work at a homeless shelter in the suburbs of Chicago. He and his wife then moved to Maryland, where she taught history at a small college and worked as a litigation paralegal in an intellectual property law firm in Washington, DC. After moving to Lexington and working as a paralegal at a general practice law firm for several years, he started medical school at the University of Kentucky. During his first year of medical school, Eric attended a women's health seminar led by St. Elizabeth faculty and residents and was immediately impressed with both the camaraderie among residents and the culture of holistic thinking about patient care that St. Elizabeth obviously encouraged. He is interested in the broad-based training St. Elizabeth provides, particularly as an unopposed program, and in its fellowship in hospice and palliative care. In his free time, Eric enjoys spending time with his wife, playing music and sports with friends, and studying languages. He is always looking for a good handball match (the kind like racquetball, but with no racquets). Rebekah McDaniel, DO Dr. Rebekah McDaniel is originally from Lexington, Kentucky. She received her bachelor of science in biology at the University of Kentucky and attended Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine for her medical training. Rebekah spent two months during her fourth of year of medical school at St. Elizabeth and fell in love with the area and people. She chose St. Elizabeth for residency due to the outstanding faculty and residents who work hard everyday to teach, learn and provide great care to their patients. Her interests lie in women’s health, dermatology and geriatrics. In her free time, Rebekah enjoys hiking, fishing, going to art and food festivals, and spending time with family and friends. Alex Schmitt, MD Dr. Alex Schmitt grew up in Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky, and attended Villa Madonna Academy for high school. He earned his bachelor of arts at Transylvania University, where he studied biology and minored in Spanish, as well as Vampire Studies (kidding). He then completed his medical school training at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and was ecstatic to match at St. Elizabeth. With interests in full-spectrum family medicine and the delivery of comprehensive care, Alex found St. Elizabeth to be the ideal institution to further his medical training. His medical interests include hospital medicine, urban underserved care, healthcare transformation, and medical ethics. He looks forward to learning from an unparalleled group of resident and faculty teachers in a truly unique educational environment. Alex’s other hobbies and interests include everything soccer, playing music, hiking, kayaking, and eating huge amounts of breakfast food. Corinne Trumble, MD Dr. Corinne Trumble grew up in Melbourne, Kentucky. She received her bachelor’s degree from Northern Kentucky University, majoring in biology with a minor in chemistry. She received her medical degree from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Corinne chose St. Elizabeth to do her residency training because it offered training in the full spectrum of family medicine. She was also very impressed by the residents and faculty when she did a rotation at St. Elizabeth during the fourth year of medical school. A Northern Kentucky native, she is proud to return home and serve her community. Corrine’s interests include preventative medicine and women’s health. Corinne enjoys spending time with her husband Tim and their dog Bebe. She loves to travel whenever she gets the chance, going to see movies, listening to live music, and trying new restaurants. Fun fact — her twin sister Christina is also a resident in the program. Casie Wiley, MD Dr. Casie Wiley grew up in Long Island, New York. She attended Northeastern University in Boston, where she graduated with a degree in music history and analysis. She then attended St. George’s University for her masters of public health degree, as well as her medical training. Casie chose St. Elizabeth for its commitment to establishing a strong relationship with their patients. She was immediately excited about the program’s focus on full-scope family medicine, and felt right at home with the program’s residents and faculty. Casie plans to provide comprehensive care to a small community, and to integrate her public health knowledge into her practice. In her free time, Casie likes to travel (28 countries and counting), hike and camp National Parks with her fiancé and co-resident Joey, and attempt lots of do-it-yourself projects and crafts.