REHAB Fellows/Residents

NEUROREHABILITATION FELLOW 2016-2017

T. Joseph Malbrough, M.D.
Hometown: New Orleans, LA
Residency: Washington Univ/Barnes Jewish Hospital
Undergraduate: Washington University in St Louis
Medical School: Louisiana State University
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: MSK, electrodiagnostics
Outside of the hospital: running, triathlons, enjoying Forest Park, eating Ted Drewes

PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION RESIDENTS
2016-2017

PGY-4

Justin Choi, M.D.
Hometown: Stamford, ConnecticutUndergraduate: Washington University in St. Louis
Medical School: Tulane University SOM
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Pain medicine, Pain modulation, MSK
Outside of the hospital: Family time, attempting to tire out my rescue dogs, cooking, playing wannabe handyman
Jeremy Hartman, M.D., Academic Chief Resident
Hometown: Columbia Missouri
Undergraduate: Saint Louis University
Medical School: Saint Louis University SOM
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: MSK and Sports Medicine
Outside of the hospital: I enjoy spending time with my family, hiking, backpacking, and playing basketball.
Jessica Justmann, M.D, Research, QI Chief Resident
Hometown: Vienna, Austria
Undergraduate: University of California at Davis
Medical School: American University of the Caribbean
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Pediatric pain, adaptive sports
Outside of the hospital: Painting, travelling, piano, family activities
Elizabeth O’Keefe, D.O., Administrative Chief Resident
Hometown: Saint Louis, MO
Undergraduate: Spring Hill College
Medical School: RVUCOM
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Combat related injuries, Military medicine, Amputee care, MSK, Interventional Pain
Outside of the hospital: Spending time with family, learning about cultures, learning new languages, tennis, running, fitness/nutrition, camping, the ocean, learning to cook, medical missions.

PGY-3

Andrew P. Creighton, D.O.
Hometown: Buffalo, NY
Undergraduate: Canisius College
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine, Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Outside of the hospital: spending time with my wife, competitive golf, outdoor activities, travelling
Gregory Decker, M.D.
Hometown: Rockville, MD
Undergraduate: Emory University
Medical School: American University of the Caribbean
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Musculoskeletal/Sports Medicine, Interventional Pain Management
Outside of the hospital: Running, weight lifting, rock climbing, hiking
Charles (Rick) Gonzales, M.D.
Hometown: Davenport, Iowa
Undergraduate: Saint Louis University
Medical School: Saint Louis University
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Neurorehabilitation
Outside of the hospital: music, piano, photography, film, tennis, basketball, working out, spending time with friends and family
Rucha Kharod, M.D.
Hometown: Wildwood, MO
Undergraduate & Medical School: UMKC School of Medicine 6 Year BA/MD Combined Program
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: TBI, SCI, International Rehabilitation Medicine
Outside of the hospital: Indian Classical dancing, Painting/Art, Blogging/Writing, Running, Hiking

PGY-2

Michael Bonnette, M.D.
Hometown: Detroit, Michigan
Undergraduate: Michigan State University
Medical School: Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
Sub-specialty Interest: Pain Medicine
Outside the Hospital: Avid Football, Baseball, and Hockey Fan. Craft Beer Enthusiast. Fantasy Football Champion. Father-to-be.
Amanda Miller, D.O.
Hometown: U.S.
Undergraduate: UC Berkeley
Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences-COMP NW PMR
Interests: Spinal Cord Injury in the VA, Adaptive Sports
Outside the Hospital: Crossfit, making gnocchi, the Yankees, Knitting my homemade alpaca fleece, Rugby, and any live music I can see
Rahul Bijlani, M.D.
Hometown: Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Undergraduate: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Medical School: Loyola University Chicago
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Adaptive Technology
Outside of the hospital: Football, Martial Arts, History, Dogs
Andrew Chang, M.D.
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Undergraduate: Northwestern University
Medical School: Ross University
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Pain, Sports, MSK
Outside of the hospital: Traveling, movie-watching, running, basketball, tennis, bars, and going to new restaurants
Sean Smith, M.D.
Hometown: Harriman, New York
Undergraduate: University of Delaware
Medical School: Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Neurorehabilitation, Neuromuscular
Outside of the hospital: Music/Concerts, Exercise, Spirituality

PGY-1

Daniel Probst, M.D.
Hometown: Andover, MN
Undergraduate: University of St. Thomas
Medical School: University of Minnesota
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Sports medicine, MSK, stroke rehab
Outside of the hospital: Fishing, running, camping, cooking, hunting, gardening
Samuel Park, M.D.
Hometown: Newark, DE
Undergraduate: Penn State
Medical School: University of Medicine and Health Sciences
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: MSK, Regenerative Medicine
Outside of the hospital: Hiking, golf, live music, scuba, sports
Michael Sookochoff, M.D.
Hometown: Eagle River, Wisconsin
Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin, Columbia University
Medical School: University of Wisconsin
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Outside of the hospital: I love playing guitar, rock climbing and cooking. My undergrad degree was in English with an emphasis on Shakespearean Studies, and I still love to overanalyze literature when I get the chance. My wife, Cristina, is a resident in the Child Neurology program. I have a cat (Stella) and a dog (Andy) who also take up a lot of my spare time!