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Our Residents

PGY 3 Residents

Dustin Miller, DO
Hometown: Cowen, WV
Undergrad: West Virginia Wesleyan College - Buckhannon, WV
DO: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine – Lewisburg, WV
Personal Interests: Cooking, hanging with my cat, photography
Future Goals in Medicine: Neonatology

Allyson Bias, MD
Hometown: Ona, WV
Undergrad: Marshall University, Huntington, 
MD: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
Personal Interests: Spending time with my fiancé and dogs, travel, baking, hiking, kayaking, attending live concerts
Future Goals in Medicine: General Pediatrics with a specialization in Mental/Behavioral Health

Eric Mendenhall, MD
Hometown: Wheeling, WV
Undergrad: The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA
MD: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
Personal Interests: Frequenting the New River Gorge trails with my wife and son, Herd Football, anything Pittsburgh sports, church
Future Goals in Medicine: Neonatology

Matthew Nudelman, MD, MAS
Hometown: Los Gatos, CA
Undergrad: Biomedical Engineering at UC Irvine
MAS: Masters in Clinical Research at UC San Francisco
Personal Interests: Statistics, informatics, research design, quality/process improvement, dogs and cats
Future Goals In Medicine: TBA


Ashlee Roybal, MD
Hometown: Temecula, CA
Undergrad: University of California, Irvine
MD: St. George’s Hospital in London
Personal Interests: Paddle boarding, swimming, karaoke, crafting, exploring new places with my wife
Futures Goals: Pediatric Intensive Care or gender based endocrinology

Nidhi Shekar, MD
Hometown: Mysore, India
Undergrad/MD: Mysore Medical College & Research Institute
Personal Interests: Calligraphy, Crafting, Baking
Future Goals: Fellowship

PGY 2 Residents

Rebekah J. Fabela, DO
Hometown: Dry Ridge, Kentucky
Undergrad: University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
MD: University of Pikeville - Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine
Personal Interests: Hiking, crafting, church, reading, and spending time with my family
Future Goals In Medicine: General Pediatrics

Brandi Holthaus, MD
Hometown: Yorktown, Virginia
Undergrad: James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia
MD: St George’s University School of Medicine
Personal Interests: I love to explore the outdoors, go on hikes, workout, and travel whenever my husband and I get the chance! We’re always down to try new food and have a glass of wine.
Future Goals in Medicine: Pediatric Hematology-Oncology or Intensive Care

Benjamin Karabasz, MD
Hometown: Allentown, Pennsylvania
Undergrad: John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
MD: St. George’s University School of Medicine
Personal Interests: Biking, windsurfing, basketball, skiing, visiting with family
Future Goals in Medicine: Possibly Neonatology

Jesse Lewis, MD
Hometown: Huntington, West Virginia
Undergrad: Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia
MD: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Huntington, West Virginia
Personal Interests: Hiking, nature, reading, film
Future Goals in Medicine: Developmental and Behavioral Fellowship

Ayesha Liaqat, MD
Hometown: Lahore, Pakistan
Undergrad: Kinnaird College, Lahore, Pakistan
MD: Services Institute of Medical Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan
Personal Interests: Volunteer work, traveling, hiking, nature photography
Future Goals in Medicine: Fellowship

Samantha A. Smith, MD
Hometown: Huntington, West Virginia
Undergrad: West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, WV
MD:Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Huntington, West Virginia
Personal Interests: Spending time with my family and my 70lb goldendoodle pup, church and fellowship, tennis, badminton, pickleball, photography, hiking, kayaking, running, reading, learning new skills (no knowledge is wasted time)
Future Goals in Medicine: Fellowship in pediatric critical care (PICU or NICU) or a subspecialty

PGY 1 Residents

Farah Al farajat, MD
Hometown: Petra, Jordan
Undergrad: Jordan University of Science and Technology, Al Ramtha, Irbid, Jordan
MD: Jordan University of Science and Technology, Al Ramtha, Irbid, Jordan
Personal Interests: Cooking, event and party planning, poetry and exploring new places
Future Goals in Medicine: To be decided

Jaime Basham, DO 
Hometown: Hamlin, West Virginia
Undergrad: Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia
MD: WV School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, West Virginia
Personal Interests: Playing & praying with my family – in our local community & all over the world
Future Goals in Medicine: Inpatient Care

Jessica Roth, MD
Hometown: Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
Undergrad: Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, Pennsylvania
MD: Marshall University Joan C Edwards School of Medicine, Huntington, West Virginia
Personal Interests: Reading, hiking, Dungeons & Dragons, knitting
Future Goals in Medicine: Gender Affirming Care

Tyler Tolleson, MD
Hometown: Lexington, South Carolina
Undergrad: University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina
MD: University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina
Personal Interests: Movies, cooking, woodworking, wrestling, swimming
Future Goals in Medicine: Pediatric Cardiology

Steven Kyle Skaggs, DO
Hometown: Ashland, Kentucky
Undergrad: University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
MD: University of Pikeville – Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, Pikeville, Kentucky
Personal Interests: Movies, Music, Sports, trying new foods, cooking, traveling, playing with my dogs
Future Goals in Medicine: General Pediatrics

Hayley Weese, MD
Hometown: Man, West Virginia
Undergrad: Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia
MD: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Huntington, West Virginia
Personal Interests: Spending time with my family & miniature poodle, baking, reading, traveling, trying new restaurants
Future Goals in Medicine: Undecided