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Our Residents

PGY 3 Residents

Raquel Giacomelli Cao, MD
Hometown: Bento Goncalves, Brazil
Undergrad/MD: Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), Brazil
Personal Interests: Spending time with family and friends, running, watching movies
Future Goals in Medicine: Infectious disease

Casey Fitzpatrick, MD
Hometown: Louisa, Kentucky
Undergrad: Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky
MD: University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky
Personal Interests: Music, TV, books, hiking, spending time with family
Future Goals in Medicine: General pediatrics

Shylah Napier, DO
Hometown: Fort Gay, West Virginia
Undergrad: Marshall University
DO: University of Pikeville - Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine
Personal Interests: Spending time with family, attending church, traveling, reading, and sports
Future Goals in Medicine: General pediatrics

Krista Putty, MD
Hometown: Hico, Texas
Undergrad/Graduate School: Texas A & M University
MD: St. George’s University of London
Personal Interests: Flying, running, basketball, tennis, watching Texas Aggie football
Future Goals in Medicine: Pediatric emergency medicine

Lauren Tufts, MD
Hometown: Kenova, West Virginia
Undergrad: Marshall University
MD: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
Personal Interests: Tennis, equestrian activities (English), spending time with my 2 cats, husband and family
Future Goals in Medicine: Pediatric hospital medicine

Erin Waddell, MD
Hometown: Sandy Hook, Kentucky
Undergrad: Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky
MD: University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky
Personal Interests: Ceramic arts, cooking, baking, gardening, movies, and playing with my cats
Future Goals in Medicine: General pediatrics

PGY 2 Residents

Chaz Arnold, DO
Hometown: Owensboro, Kentucky
Undergrad: Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky
MD: University of Pikeville,- Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine
Personal Interests: Fishing, spending time with my wife, playing with my dogs
Future Goals in Medicine: Adolescent medicine or palliative care

Maggie DeBolt, MD
Hometown: South Charleston, West Virginia
Undergrad: Marshall University
MD: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
Personal Interests: Spending time with my husband, family and friends, working at Orangetheory Fitness with my mother
Future Goals in Medicine: General pediatrics

Joshua Hall, MD
Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
Undergrad: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
MD: University of Toledo
Personal Interests: Spending time with family, woodworking, cooking, spending time outdoors
Future Goals in Medicine: General pediatrics

Katherine Redmond, DO
Hometown: Maysville, Kentucky
Undergrad: Eastern Kentucky University
MD: Lincoln Memorial University – DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine, Harragate, Tennessee
Personal Interests: Hiking, camping, boating, cuddling with my cats
Future Goals in Medicine: Rural general pediatrics

Zainab Saeed, MD
Hometown: Lahore, Pakistan
Undergrad/MD: Services Institute of Medical Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan
Personal Interests: Traveling/driving to different places, spending time with family, cooking, singing, and dancing
Future Goals in Medicine: Pediatric cardiology

PGY 1 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, MA S
Hometown: Los Gatos, CA
Undergrad: Biomedical Engineering at UC Irvine 
MD: St. George’s University
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
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