Residency | Current Residents | PGY IV

EM Residents Class - PGY IV

Kevin Baumgartner, MD

Hometown: Torrance, CA
Medical School: Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
Undergrad: Stanford University
Hobbies: musical theater, singing, reading fantasy/sci-fi, hiking, bouldering, craft beer, crossword puzzles
Super Power: Coffee senses - I can find the nearest source of free caffeine anywhere, anytime
Kryptonite: Decaf

Christina Creel-Bulos, MD, RN-BSN

Hometown: Miami, FL
Medical School: Rush Medical College
Undergrad: Florida International University
Hobbies: beach-combing, running outdoors, water sports & reading in the sunshine, trail riding, weight training, eating (especially internationally-inspired dishes), and interior decorating
Super Power: Holding my poker face
Kryptonite: Chocolate

Heather de Anda, MD

Hometown: Austin, TX
Medical School: University of Texas HSC, San Antonio
Undergrad: University of the Incarnate Word
Hobbies: fast cars, urban hikes, home brewing/drinking great beer, hanging out with my husband and dogs, enjoying all of the amazing stuff STL has to offer so far!
Super Power: Identification of tropical fruits
Kryptonite: Wrinkled laundry

Jarrod Dornfeld, MD

Hometown: Geneseo, IL
Medical School: Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
Undergrad: University of Iowa
Hobbies: : Football (college and pro, go Bears!), Cardinals baseball, video games, wandering through Forest Park with my dogs, Netflix, scotch, and cooking when I have the time!
Super Power: Super voice- my voice carries through walls, doors, and is actually understandable at from almost a mile away (true story). Even when I'm whispering it somehow carries across rooms. Great at concerts, not so great in libraries!
Kryptonite: Bad drivers! It drives me nuts when people drive 40 MPH in the left lane on interstates or when they won't move to let people merge. All too common in this town...

Luke Hofkamp, MD, PhD

Hometown: Rapid City, SD
Medical School: University of South Dakota
Undergrad: University of South Dakota
Hobbies: hunting, tactical firearms training, long range precision rifle shooting, muscle cars, baseball, playing with my kids
Super Power:

Erin Kane, MD

Hometown: Fairview Heights, IL
Medical School: University of Central Florida COM
Undergrad: Lindenwood University
Hobbies: Anything to do with coffee, finding new restaurants, reading, hanging out in Forest Park, and catching up on my never-ending Netflix queue
Super Power: Secret karaoke superstar (now not-as-secret)
Kryptonite: Low hanging procedure lights are attracted to my head

Nicole Messenger, MD

Hometown: Shelby Twp, MI
Medical School: Wayne State School of Medicine
Undergrad: Michigan State University
Hobbies: swimming, volleyball, running, playing with my dog, sleeping, and anything Michigan State!
Super Power: Taking any word, syllable, or silence and producing a movie quote or song lyric out of it
Kryptonite: Nickelback/anyone who talks about the Kardashians

Sahar Morkos El Hayek, MD

Hometown: Beirut, Lebanon
Medical School: American University of Beirut Medical Center
Undergrad: American University of Beirut
Hobbies: travel, tennis, dancing, public speaking, trying new restaurants, shopping
Super Power: Shower, clothes, and make-up in 13 minutes
Kryptonite: Amazon Prime

Sonya Naganathan, MD

Hometown: Toledo, OH
Medical School: University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences
Undergrad: The George Washington University
Hobbies: tennis, hiking, U.S. history, staying loyal to Michigan football
Super Power: Wordplay. It's not just a game.
Kryptonite: Airport bathroom stall doors that swing inwards. One needs room for a suitcase.

Adam Rieves, MD, MS

Hometown: Brookfield, WI
Medical School: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Undergrad: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Hobbies: photography, coffee and coffee-brewing associated gadgets, biking, cooking
Super Power: Deadpan joke delivery
Kryptonite: Yellers. Not like Old Yeller, people who yell.

Andrea Spangler, MD

Hometown: Versailles, MO
Medical School: University of Missouri, Kansas City
Undergrad: University of Missouri, Columbia
Hobbies: traveling, eating, drinking, cooking, gardening, being outdoors, animals, reading science fiction and fantasy
Super Power: Binge-watching Netflix
Kryptonite: Electronics

Chelsea Williams, MD, MPH

Hometown: Palo Alto, CA
Medical School: Northwestern University
Undergrad: Emory University
Hobbies: anything and everything outdoors, soccer, baking and cooking, travel
Super Power: Pumpkin carving
Kryptonite: Slightly open cabinet doors or drawers

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