Pediatrics Residency Program

Residency Profiles

PGY-3 | PGY-2 | PGY-1

PGY-3

Lillian Awad, DO

CHIEF
Lillian Awad, DO

Hometown: Franklin, TN
Undergraduate School: Oglethorpe University
Medical School: Liberty University College of Osteopathic
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, hanging out with friends and family, being a mom dog, reading, music lover, wine tasting, going to the opera/ballet


Ryan Davies, MD

CHIEF
Ryan Davies, MD

Hometown: Farmington, UT
Undergraduate School: Brigham Young University
Medical School: St. George's University
Hobbies/Interests: Running, family (2 kids), yard work


Victor Auylo, MD

Victor Auylo, MD

Hometown: Waycross, Georgia
Undergraduate School: Emory University
Medical School: St. George's University
Hobbies/Interests: Chess, jiu-jitsu, travel


Grace Bernaldo, MD

Grace Bernaldo, MD

Hometown: Chicago, IL
Undergraduate School: University of Illinois at Chicago
Medical School: St. Matthews University School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Hanging out with my dog, hiking, eating, shopping, and traveling


Maria Cherian, MD

Maria Cherian, MD

Hometown: Marietta, GA
Undergraduate School: University of Georgia
Medical School: American University of the Caribbean, School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, traveling, eating great food, binge watching Netflix, and long naps


Elliott Gordon, MD

Elliott Gordon, MD

Hometown: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Undergraduate School: York University
Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Cooking, hiking, traveling, reading, restoring historic houses


PGY-2

Kristen Bird, DO

Kristen Bird, DO

Hometown: Loganville, GA
Undergraduate School: LaGrange College
Medical School: Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Soccer, baking, Disney


Mark Boudreau, DO

Mark Boudreau, DO

Hometown: Cumming, GA
Undergraduate School: University of Tennessee
Medical School: Lincoln Memorial University - Debush College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU_DCOM)
Hobbies/Interests: Reading (fantasy and sci-fi), gaming, playing with my dog


Stephanie Gilman, MD

Stephanie Gilman, MD

Hometown: Miami, FL
Undergraduate School: University of South Florida
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, yoga, rock climbing, photography, and movies


Emily Nonnemacher, MD

Emily Nonnemacher, MD

Hometown: Jackson, MS
Undergraduate School: Ole Miss (University of MS)
Medical School: University of Mississippi School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Being a mom to my little girl - Lillian, baking, ice skating, succulent gardening, Netflix binging


Margi Patel, MD

Margi Patel, MD

Hometown: Duluth, Georgia
Undergraduate School: University of Georgia (UGA)
Medical School: Mercer University School of Medicine-Savannah
Hobbies/Interests: Travel, watching movies, yoga, trying different/new foods, learning about different cultures and countries


Melanie Vega, MD

Melanie Vega, MD

Hometown: Miami, FL (305 til I die!)
Undergraduate School: Florida International University (FIU)
Medical School: St. George's University (SGU)
Hobbies/Interests: Exploring different ethnic food restaurants, painting, exercise (weights, yoga)


PGY-1

Hannah Batten, MD

Hannah Batten, MD

Hometown: Douglas, Georgia
Undergraduate School: Mercer University
Medical School: Mercer University School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: spending time on the tractor or on the pond with my dad, shopping or trying new cuisine with my mom, chasing after my sweet puppies, Zoe and Cricket, with my lovely fiancé, feeding range cubes to my pet cows, spending time with my amazing friends and family, eating all of the things, playing the piano, getting hugs from my beloved church family, and of course, medicine!


Natali Berger, MD

Natali Berger, MD

Hometown: Basel, Switzerland/ Miami, Florida
Undergraduate School: Huddersfield University (United Kingdom)
Medical School: St. George's University, School of Medicine (Grenada)
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with my husband and our dog Molly, going to the beach, traveling, hiking, baking and watching movies


Rachel Burke, MD

Rachel Burke, MD

Hometown: Thomasville, Georgia
Undergraduate School: Georgia Southern University
Medical School: Mercer University School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Sewing, playing video games, cooking, and my cat, Kevin Bacon


Hanna Lee, MD

Hanna Lee, MD

Hometown: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Undergraduate School: University of New Mexico
Medical School: American University of Antigua
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, site seeing, hiking, swimming, trying out new food and taking naps


Joseph Roberts, DO

Joseph Roberts, DO

Hometown: Statesboro, Georgia
Undergraduate School: Georgia Southern University
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Georgia Campus
Hobbies/Interests: Riding horses, amateur astronomy, cooking, exploring the outdoors and learning about science!


Jamila Staples, MD

Jamila Staples, MD

Hometown: Sacramento, California…grew up in Johns Creek, Georgia
Undergraduate School: University of Georgia (GO DAWGS!!!)
Medical School: University of Medicine and Health Sciences
Hobbies/Interests: cooking, traveling, spending time with friends and family, napping, watching reality tv