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St. John Medical Center
Family Medicine Residency Program

 

Our Residents

 
Gloria Benesh, DO PGY-3

Dr. Benesh came to UH St. John Medical Center because she was impressed with the relationships and camaraderie between the residents. She also was interested in the level of independency offered to our residents in the clinic and the expertise of our attending faculty.
Her medical interests include, women's health, adolescent medicine, and geriatric medicine. She plans to continue working in Family Medicine in the Cleveland area after she graduates this June.
In her days away from medicine, Dr. Benesh likes to explore new parts of Cleveland.




Daniel Harrington, DO PGY-3

After completing his third year of medical school at UH St. John Medical Center, Dr. Harrington wanted to look for a family medicine program closer to home on the east coast. Towards the end of the interview season, he realized that none of the other programs were as good as this one. He states that this program offers the inpatient and outpatient training you need to become a skilled clinician. With an affiliated sports medicine program through University Hospitals, game and event coverage was readily accessible, allowing him to build a competitive resume for fellowship application.
Dr. Harrington has been very pleased with his experience at UH SJMC and says "Nowhere else can you find a program director that advocates for your success as much as Dr. Gotsis, and that can easily be said for all of our family medicine preceptors. This is definitely the place to be!"



Derrick Heydinger, DO PGY-2



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Chad McCain, DO PGY-2

Dr. McCain chose to come to University Hospitals St. John Medical Center because of the great attending staff and because of how SJMC and Westshore Primary Care are dedicated to providing great medical care to their patients. He says that having a smaller community hospital at SJMC so closely tied to Westshore Primary care allows patients a great amount of continuity and he looks forward to taking care of his patients both in the clinic and the hospital.
Dr. McCain chose Family Medicine because he enjoys seeing patients of all ages, especially children and adolescents. He is passionate about preventative medicine both in the clinic and the hospital and always makes sure that all of his patients are receiving the most appropriate medications to extend and improve their quality of life. He is also very involved in integrating technology into the practice of medicine to improve the quality of care and education that he provides to his patients.

Sea-Oh McConville, DO PGY-2

Hailing from the West coast, Dr. McConville came to University Hospitals St. John Medical Center because her and her husband (UH SJMC IM resident), were looking to find a community of caring people and a nurturing environment to develop their skills to become excellent physicians in the future. They wanted a place where medical knowledge is taught through an evidence based approach, and where they would be encouraged to grow and learn leadership skills. Dr. McConville is confident that she found that at UH SJMC.
Her medical interests are based in a sincere belief that patient education and collaboration can help people to understand how their bodies work and how to develop and meet goals for health. Particularly, she is most interested in Preventative Care, Women's health, Adolescent health, LGBTQIA health and Residency Development.
After graduation, Dr. McConville would like to work within a Family Medicine residency program, seeing her own patient but also fostering excellent and nurturing educational experiences for future family physicians.

Meredith Hamilton, DO PGY-1



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Kenneth Kall, DO PGY-1

Dr. Kall chose to complete his residency at University Hospitals St. John Medical Center because he liked the local, suburban program. He liked the small, comfortable atmosphere with the residents and attendings.
Dr. Kall's medical interests include Sports Medicine, Pediatrics, Osteopathic Manipulation and Preventative Medicine.
After graduation, Dr. Kall would like to work in an outpatient setting and is considering Sports Medicine fellowship.

Rina Suzuki, DO PGY-1

Prior to medical school, Dr. Suzuki completed her Master's in Public Health which she states sparked her interest on preventative medicine and health promotion and education. She chose University Hospitals St. John Medical Center because of its affiliation with a strong health network (University Hospitals) that she knew would provide residents with excellent training and opportunities. She enjoyed speaking to all of the residents and faculty on the interview day and go the sense that everyone was very happy working here.
After graduation, Dr. Suzuki would like to work mostly in the outpatient setting, although she believes she would also enjoy working as a part-time internist. She is interested in academics and would like to mentor medical students or residents once she becomes an attending.

Christopher Wagner, DO PGY-1

Dr. Wagner grew up in Amherst, Ohio. He received his bachelor's degree from Bowling Green State University and received his doctorate at West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. He is interested in treating chronic disease, acute illness, and counseling patients in preventative health. He chose the UH SJMC Family Medicine program because "the Family Medicine preceptors are excellent role models that love teaching, it provided opportunities to improve my OMM knowledge, the atmosphere among the residents is collaborative and it was an opportunity to return home." He chose Family Medicine because he enjoys the variety of care he gets to provide and the continuity of care it offers. He plans to do outpatient general practice after graduation.