Johns Hopkins physical medicine and rehabilitation residents have many opportunities to engage in academic study and leading research. Our residents boast a proud history of publishing research in well-recognized journals and texts, and, with the support of our faculty mentors, have presented their work at international and national conferences.
2020-2021 Chief Residents
Aaron Arel, D.O.Professional Interests: Interventional spine, sports medicine, musculoskeletal disorders Why I chose Johns Hopkins: I wanted the opportunity to train at a hospital steeped in so much history, and to do my residency here is a dream come true.
Altamash Raja, D.O., CSCSProfessional Interests: Sports medicine, osteopathic manipulative medicine, regenerative medicine, musculoskeletal ultrasound, traumatic brain injury, exercise physiology, nutrition Why I chose Johns Hopkins: I chose Johns Hopkins for the endless opportunities it has to offer. Moreover, the individuals I met during my visit were extremely inviting and loved being a part of the Johns Hopkins family.
Alex Shustorovich, D.O.Professional Interests: pain medicine, spine/MSK medicine, sports medicine Why I chose Johns Hopkins: I chose Johns Hopkins for its renowned program and the ample research opportunities. Completing my residency at Johns Hopkins has opened many doors for my professional career as a physiatrist. I felt very comfortable around the residents and faculty during my interview/second look, which has transpired to a very positive residency experience.
Class of 2024 Congratulations to Our Newly Matched Residents
- Mustafa Broachwala, Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
- Chad Cohen, University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
- Aliraza Jafri, Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine
- Krithika Mahesh, Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
- Preston Ooi, University of North Texas Health Science Center Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
- Sierra Willeford, Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine-Carolinas Campus
What Our Residents Do After Graduating
Class of 2018
- Pediatric Medicine Fellowship | New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
- Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Fellowship | Johns Hopkins/Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD
- Pediatric Medicine Fellowship | Children's National Medical Center, Washington, D.C.
- Pain Medicine Fellowship | Stanford University, Stanford, CA
- Pain Medicine Fellowship | Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Class of 2017
- Interventional Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine Fellowship | The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore
- Pediatric Rehabilitation | Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore
- UCLA Spine Medicine Fellowship | University of California, Los Angeles
- Interventional Spine Fellowship | Stanford University, Stanford, CA
- General Rehabilitation | Missouri
- Outpatient/General Rehabilitation | Florida
Patients come from all over the world just to be seen at Johns Hopkins. This means you have the opportunity to take care of a diverse range of patients with a wide variety of pathologies, both simple and complex, during your training. The program also has a wonderful alumni network and a great track record of residents getting their top choices in jobs and fellowships.
- Teresa Tang, Class of 2018