Clinical Informatics Fellows

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Arpit Patel, MD

Faculty Advisor

Michael Leu

Arpit Patel, MD is a general surgeon.  Originally from Toronto, Canada, he earned his B.Sc. from the University of Toronto, his MD from St. George’s University, and completed his General Surgery residency at the Brooklyn Hospital Center.  While in training, he developed informatics tools to improve efficiency for surgeons and surgical staff. He hopes to learn more about developing apps to improve clinical care, big data, clinical decision support tools, and improving EHR functionality, especially as informatics relates to perioperative care.  In his free time, he enjoys outdoor activities, skiing, playing various sports, and travels whenever he can.

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Nikita Pozdeyev, MD, PhD

Faculty Advisor

Michael Leu

Nikita Pozdeyev, MD, PhD is an endocrinologist that specializes in the treatment of patients with advanced thyroid cancer. He went to medical school at Saint-Petersburg Palov Medical University, Russia, did his residency at Harbor Hospital, Baltimore, MD, and completed an endocrinology fellowship at the University of Colorado. His doctoral dissertation is related to the study of neuroendocrine regulation of circadian rhythms. He is interested in learning how to use bioinformatics and discovery science methods to personalize management of thyroid cancer, and is especially interested in how to present these recommendations into daily physician work. His hobbies are playing chess and computer programming.

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Michell Stoffel, MD, PhD

Faculty Advisor

Michael Leu

Michelle Stoffel, MD, PhD is an anatomic and clinical pathologist. An Iowa native, she completed medical and graduate school at the University of Kansas, and residency at the University of Wisconsin. In her clinical informatics training and career, she is excited to use her background in pathology to bridge the communication gaps between the lab and other areas of medicine. In her free time, she enjoys hiking and outdoor activities with her husband, two children and Goldendoodle.

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Ethan Tseng, MD, MBA

Faculty Advisor

Michael Leu

Ethan Tseng, MD, MBA is an emergency medicine physician. Originally from Boston, MA, he earned his MD from Tufts University School of Medicine while simultaneously obtaining his MBA with a focus in health management from the Heller School at Brandies University. He completed an Emergency Medicine residency at University of Massachusetts Medical School and while there, created a wiki-based webpage that highlighted recent clinical process and operational changes within the department. He is interested in developing and incorporating clinical decision support tools in the emergency and critical care clinical settings. In his free time, he is hiking, at a brewery or trying a new restaurant.

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