Meet The Residents Family Medicine Residency About our Program About Our Region Alumni How to Apply Meet the Faculty Meet the Residents First Year Residents Second Year Residents Third Year Residents First Year Residents Pratik Bhade, MD Dr. Pratik Bhade grew up in Louisville, KY. He earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Louisville College of Business and received his medical training at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Pratik selected St. Elizabeth for its dedication to compassionate care and full-spectrum training. After a wonderful interview day experience, he found himself considering the program at St. Elizabeth to be the gold standard against which he measured all other programs. Pratik has a wide range of interests and found St. Elizabeth to be the perfect place to train as a family medicine provider. In his spare time, Pratik likes to play the violin, read murder mysteries, and experiment in the kitchen. He also enjoys spending time with friends and will never say no to a game of spikeball! Kory Brinker, DO Dr. Kory Brinker grew in Pikeville, Kentucky. He attended the University of Kentucky for both his undergraduate and graduate education, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Biotechnologies and his Master’s in Public Health. He then attended the University of Pikeville, Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine for his medical training. After rotating through St. Elizabeth Healthcare during medical school, Kory chose to continue his training here due to the program’s emphasis on rigorous, broad spectrum training accompanied by a passionate and supportive faculty. Having a passion for rural medicine, Kory knows the high quality training he will receive will allow him to provide dynamic healthcare no matter the setting. In his free time, Kory enjoys spending time with his wife, Shelby and his dog, Peanut. In addition, Kory enjoys playing the guitar and banjo, bicycling, and watching the University of Kentucky sports. Ian Coker, DO Dr. Ian Coker is from New Hartford, New York but moved to Colorado Springs as a teenager. He completed his undergraduate degree at Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon before going to medical school at Midwestern University – Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine. Ian chose St. Elizabeth because he is committed to practicing full spectrum family medicine in the future with strong interests in inpatient medicine, population health and underserved medicine. He hopes to pursue a career practicing as broadly as possible, while also advocating for the specialty of family medicine. In his free time, he enjoys cooking, hiking and spending time with his fiancée and co-resident Kelly and their dog Nelson. Kevin Feeley, DO Dr. Kevin Feeley was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He earned his Bachelor of Science at the University of Dayton and attended medical school at the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pikeville, Kentucky. As a fourth-year medical student, Kevin spent a month rotating at St. Elizabeth and immediately knew it was where he wanted to continue his medical training. The broad-spectrum training that this unopposed program offers will allow Kevin to pursue his goal of becoming a well-rounded family physician. Kevin and his fiancé, Colleen, live in Cincinnati, Ohio. They enjoy listening to music (in particular, their collection of vinyl albums), playing sports (volleyball, golf, and pickleball), going to breweries, and watching the Cubs. Luke Hong, MD Dr. Luke Hong was born in Korea, where he finished his primary education, and then moved to the U.S. where he earned a Bachelor’s of Science and a Master’s of Science, both at the University of Cincinnati. Luke completed his medical training at the University of Sydney in Australia. Among all the places he has lived in, he identifies most closely with Cincinnati, Ohio and considered himself an American. Luke is interested in full, broad spectrum family medicine and an unopposed family medicine training. The extensive inpatient and outpatient opportunities at St. Elizabeth were particularly attractive. Luke also found the staff and residents at St. Elizabeth especially approachable and friendly, with a supportive learning environment evidenced by facilities and policies. Luke enjoys playing music, cooking with his wife, and learning something new - be it language, coding, a new musical instrument, or useless skills like juggling or training his cat to perform tricks. Amanda Jeffries, DO Dr. Amanda Jeffries grew up in Bardstown, Kentucky. She attended Transylvania University for her undergraduate education where she studied psychology. She then received her medical training at the University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine. Amanda felt the warmth and passion of the residents, faculty, and staff from the moment she first visited St. Elizabeth. She has a strong interest in Women's Health and is looking forward to continuing her training at St. Elizabeth where there are so many opportunities to hone her skills in specific interests while receiving excellent training to practice the full scope of family medicine. Amanda enjoys spending time with her husband, Derek, her son, Rhett, and their dog, Penelope. In their free time, Amanda and Derek love taking on home improvement projects, painting, and trying out new things on Pinterest. She also enjoys traveling and all things baked goods! You Wei Lin, MD Dr. You Wei Lin is from Toronto, Canada. He attended University of Toronto for his undergraduate studies, where he earned B.Sc in Biology and Physiology. He then attended medical school at the University of Kentucky. You Wei chose St. Elizabeth because of the outstanding faculty who are passionate about teaching, the supportive atmosphere amongst residents, and excellent quality of the training offered by the program. He is looking forward to continuing his training in this unopposed program which will make him an excellent family physician. In his free time, You Wei enjoys spending time outdoors – golfing, biking, running, swimming, as well as time with family and friends. Adam Miller, MD Dr. Adam Miller was born and raised in Cincinnati, OH. He attended the University of Cincinnati where he studied Biomedical Engineering and worked in medical device manufacturing and cancer research. Adam stayed at the University of Cincinnati to complete his medical training, holding several research and leadership positions. Adam chose St. Elizabeth’s after working with graduates of the program. He admired their compassion and skill as physicians. He has a strong interest in procedures and urgent/emergent care, and hopes to stay nearby after training to serve his community. Adam is a former gymnast, rower, and circus performer. He has a black belt in Tae Kwon Do. In his spare time Adam likes to draw, play piano, and listen to podcasts. Rahn Simon, MD Dr. Rahn Simon was born and raised near Cincinnati, Ohio. He completed his undergraduate studies at Xavier University, majoring in biology with a minor in chemistry. He then attended the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine for his medical training. Rahn was drawn to St. Elizabeth because it is an unopposed program offering rigorous inpatient training and access to procedures, and because of the obvious camaraderie between residents and faculty. His interests within medicine include sports medicine and emergency medicine. In his free time Rahn enjoys hiking the trails in southwest Ohio’s many parks, reading, and spending time with friends and family. Kelly Sippel, DO Dr. Kelly Sippel was born and raised in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. She completed her undergraduate degree in Athletic Training at Concordia University in Mequon, Wisconsin before attending medical school at Midwestern University -- Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine. Kelly chose St. Elizabeth because she wanted an unopposed program with opportunities for education in women’s health, obstetrics and gynecology. She also has interests in sports medicine and is interested in pursuing a career in academics in the future. Kelly enjoys playing and watching sports, Pure Barre classes and trying new restaurants with friends. She also is a dog parent with her co-resident and fiancé, Ian. Second Year Residents Adrian Acosta, MD Dr. Adrian Acosta grew up near Green Bay, Wisconsin. He received his bachelor of business administration at St. Norbert College, majoring in Spanish and accounting. After a few years in the business world, he chose to pursue a career in medicine, finishing his medical training at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Adrian chose St. Elizabeth because of its robust inpatient service, access to procedures, and unopposed, full-spectrum training in family medicine. He immediately noticed the close bonds between residents and felt at home with the faculty. His medical interests include sports medicine, procedures, and urban underserved care. Outside of medicine, Adrian’s interests include breakfast, lunch, and dinner. He spends his free time playing soccer with his co-residents, attending FC Cincinnati games, and exploring Cincinnati’s restaurant scene. Marye Margaret Boggs, MD Dr. Marye Margaret (Mimi) Boggs is from Harlan, KY. She earned a Bachelor of Science (Major: Psychology; Minor: Neuroscience) from Sewanee: The University of The South in 2014. She earned a Master of Public Health and Doctor of Medicine from St. George’s University School of Medicine and Public Health in 2019. After nine years exploring communities around the U.S.A. and the world, Mimi is thrilled to return to KY to hone her medical skills. She chose St. Elizabeth because the program provides exceptional full spectrum Family Medicine training within a respectful professional work environment. Mimi was impressed by the well-rounded and supportive residents and faculty at St. Elizabeth and looks forward to working with them. Her professional interests include women and children’s health, behavioral and addiction medicine, geriatrics, and leadership development. Mimi enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, cooking, hiking, and playing golf. Benjamin Collard, MD Dr. Benjamin Collard grew up in a small town in southwestern Michigan. Shortly after high school, he joined the US Army and completed his training as a Calvary Scout in Fort Knox, KY. He was stationed in Fort Drum, NY and was deployed to Baghdad, Iraq in 2009. After completion of his military service he received an honorable discharge and attended Clarkson University in upstate New York majoring in Biology. He then attended St. George’s University School of Medicine for his medical training. Ben’s various experiences of critical situations in Iraq led him to pursue a career in medicine. In addition, Ben’s passion for helping others and strong interest in obstetrics contributed to his decision to choose St. Elizabeth Healthcare. He hopes to pursue a career caring for the underserved populations with an emphasis on maternity care. In his free time, Ben enjoys playing basketball, fishing, hunting, and spending time with family and friends. Ben also enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife Leanna and his baby boy Noah. Harjodh Dhillon, DO Dr. Harjodh (Jodh) Dhillon was born and raised in Toronto, Canada, and attended McMaster University, where he completed a degree in Life Sciences. He then attended Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Indianapolis for his medical training. Jodh chose St Elizabeth because it is a strong unopposed program, that is known for its great inpatient, outpatient, and procedural training. Jodh was very impressed by the nurturing culture that St E had to offer, and was amazed by the faculty and residents. Jodh has a strong interest in emergency medicine and sports medicine. In his free time, Jodh enjoys powerlifting, playing ball hockey, and trying new foods and restaurants with his wife. Amanda Evans, DO Dr. Amanda Evans grew up in the beautiful Florida Panhandle where her love of the outdoors began. She attended Auburn University majoring in Microbiology and the University of South Florida where she received a Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) specializing in Environmental Epidemiology. She spent the next six years at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Cincinnati, OH furthering research in Cumulative Risk Assessment. During this time she had numerous publications but more importantly she met her husband, Scott Leslie, and had their first child, Chloe. Amanda attended Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine (CUSOM) in NC where she gave birth to their second child, Robert (Robo). After doing a rotation at St. Elizabeth the beginning of her 4th year she knew immediately that she wanted to pursue full-spectrum family medicine and that St. E’s was the best place to do that because the faculty, staff, and residents were friendly, open, and passionate about family medicine. Amanda’s specific interests within family medicine are preventive health and maternal and child health - combining her passions for medicine and public health. Outside of medicine she enjoys spending time outside with her husband, 2 children, and rescue dog (Maddie). She loves pinteresting new recipes and finding new hiking trails to explore in the tri-state area! Nathan Gordon, MD Dr. Nathan Gordon is originally from Aurora, Colorado. He attended Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah where he completed a Bachelor of Science in chemistry along with minors in Spanish and mathematics. He then completed a Master of Science in physiology at BYU before attending medical school at the University of Cincinnati. Nathan selected St. Elizabeth after having wonderful experiences with outstanding faculty and witnessing the camaraderie among the residents. He anticipates training at this unique, unopposed program while exploring his medical interests as a full spectrum provider. In his free time, Nathan enjoys spending time with his wonderful wife, Brooke, and their three children Emerie, Lucas, and Marcus. As a family they enjoy traveling and exploring the outdoors. Mfowethu Langeni, DO Dr. Mfowethu “Fo” Langeni, a first generation American, is the son of South African parents. Dr. Langeni grew up in East Lansing, Michigan. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University and furthered his studies with a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina A&T State University. After establishing a ten-year career as a mechanical engineer, Dr. Langeni opted to pursue his passion for medicine. He completed his medical training in Pikeville, Kentucky at the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Langeni chose St. Elizabeth for a variety of reasons, including the stellar reputation of their residency program, the family friendly nature of the area, and his familiarity with and ties to the region. Dr Langeni is especially interested in Obstetrics and the residency program at St. Elizabeth allows him the flexibility to further hone his expertise in all that falls under the scope of Family Medicine. In his free time, Dr. Langeni enjoys spending time with his wife, Jenna and their two daughters, Quinn and Hazel. In addition to cooking, spending time outdoors and reading, he is an avid sports fan, and particularly invested in the success of his alma mater, Michigan State University athletics. Danielle Myers, DO Dr. Danielle Myers grew up in Falmouth, Kentucky. She earned her bachelor’s degree in biomedical science at Morehead State University. She then attended Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pikeville Kentucky for her medical training. Danielle chose St. Elizabeth because of the outstanding faculty and comradery of the residents. She has a strong interest in Women’s Health and Pediatrics. She hopes to pursue a career caring for underserved populations. In her free time, Danielle enjoys camping, volleyball, and playing cards. She also enjoys spending time with her family and dog, Buddy. Kodie Stone, MD Dr. Kodie Stone was born in Glasgow, Kentucky. She attended Western Kentucky University for her undergraduate studies where she double majored in biology and chemistry and minored in history. She then went on to attend medical school at the University of Kentucky. Kodie chose St. Elizabeth for her residency training for a variety of reasons, and being a Kentucky native, she desired to continue her training in the Bluegrass state. She was also impressed by the close-knit familial culture among the faculty and residents, as well as the strong inpatient and procedural training that the unopposed St. Elizabeth residency program had to offer. With a wide range of interests and the desire to pursue a career practicing the full scope of Family Medicine, she knew that St. Elizabeth would be the perfect fit. In her free time, Kodie enjoys spoiling her two fur babies, movies, and being outdoors. She also enjoys pursuing her interest in history with leisure reading, as well as collecting antique medical texts via antiquing and thrift store shopping. Shelly Tat, DO Dr. Shelly Tat grew up in Alhambra, California. She earned her bachelor of science degree in biology from the University of California Los Angeles and attended medical school at A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine Arizona. Shelly chose St. Elizabeth because of how well-rounded the residents are, the commitment the faculty and staff have to the residency program, and the family atmosphere. She is dedicated to working with underserved populations. She also hopes to enhance her osteopathic manipulation skills throughout her residency and career. Shelly enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking, trying new restaurants, being outdoors, gardening, and playing with her cat Petal. Third Year Residents 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 raining. 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 lives 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.