Current Residents

PGY-2 Residents

Shehzad Batliwala, DO

Dr. Batliwala was raised in the piney woods of Tyler, Texas, where he attended the University of Texas at Tyler and graduated summa cum laude with a BS in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. During college, he launched a tech company focused on repair and maintenance of smart devices. He then attended University of North Texas Health Science Center for medical school, where he was elected into the Sigma Sigma Phi Honor Society. Dr. Batliwala is obsessed with NASA and outer space, and has a special interest in visual impairment experienced by astronauts in zero gravity. He thoroughly enjoys traveling and spending time with his beautiful and caring wife Rema, who is a pharmacist by profession. In his free time, he enjoys listening to engaging podcasts and audiobooks.

Victoria Bugg, MD

Dr. Bugg grew up in Norman, Oklahoma. She attended The University of Oklahoma and graduated with special distinction with a BS in Chemical Engineering. She then completed medical school at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, where she was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. She also completed her internship year in Internal Medicine at OU. Victoria most enjoys spending time with her husband, Blake, who is an attorney landman in Oklahoma City. During her free time she also enjoys yoga, baking cookies, and spending time with her family.

Alice Kim, MD

Dr. Kim grew up in Los Angeles, California. She attended the University of Southern California and graduated summa cum laude with a BS in Human Development and Aging and a minor in Spanish. During this time, she discovered her passion for ophthalmology and global health after volunteering at an eye clinic performing sight-saving interventions in Honduras. She then attended the USC Keck School of Medicine, graduating with distinction in research after dedicating an additional year on optical coherence tomography angiography studies. She completed her internship in internal medicine at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, California. In her spare time, Dr. Kim enjoys golfing, snowboarding, traveling, and spending time with loved ones.

Andrew Huck, MD

Dr. Huck was born and raised in Bloomington, Indiana. He graduated from Butler University with a BS in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. During his time at Butler, he played quarterback on the football team and served as a team captain. He attended Indiana University School of Medicine, where he was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and the Gold Humanism Honor Society. Dr. Huck completed internship in Indianapolis at Methodist Hospital. His beautiful wife, Michelle, works as a clinical pharmacist and they have two dogs. They enjoy being outdoors, snow skiing, stand-up paddle-boarding, and will never turn down a gorgeous sunset at Lake Hefner.

Douglas Jin, MD

Dr. Jin was born in Beijing, China and grew up in Beijing and Houston, Texas. He attended Cornell University, where he graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor's degree in Natural Resources and minors in Business and Biology. He then attended Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, where he was elected into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and the Gold Humanism Honor Society. He completed a transitional year internship at Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego, California, where he was named Outstanding Intern on the Emergency Medicine service. In his spare time, Dr. Jin enjoys exploring the outdoors with his beautiful wife Marina and hanging out with family and friends. His hobbies include swimming, gardening, playing chess, and shooting photography.

PGY-3 Residents

Brett Gudgel, MD
Oklahoma

Dr. Gudgel grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.S. in Biochemistry. He then attended the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, where he graduated with Special Distinction and was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He and his wife McKenzie spent a year in Indianapolis while he completed his Internship at Indiana University Methodist Hospital before moving back to Oklahoma City. In his free time, Dr. Gudgel enjoys spending time with his wonderful wife, watching his Sooners play college football, and spending time with his friends and family. His hobbies also include snow skiing, wakeboarding, traveling, and reading.

Finny John, MD
New York

Dr. John grew up in the metropolitan area of Detroit, Michigan and moved to New York City shortly before high school. He attended Cornell University, where he graduated magna cum laude with a BS in Biology and minor in Business. He then completed medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, where he was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed his internship at NYU Winthrop Hospital in Mineola, NY where he was named Preliminary Intern of the Year before moving to Oklahoma City to begin his training in ophthalmology. In his spare time, he enjoys supporting his hometown Detroit Lions and Pistons, going on road trips, playing the guitar, and eating good sushi.

Gerta Mane, MD
Michigan

Dr. Mane was born and raised in Tirana, Albania. She ventured to Michigan for college where she studied Biochemistry at Oakland University located near Detroit, in Rochester Hills. After college, she spent a year conducting basic lab research at the University of Michigan molecular biology department and then worked on translational research at the college of pharmacy. She attended Oakland University William Beaumont for medical school. There, she continued her passion for volunteering and global health. During medical school she spent a good amount of her free time working in homeless shelters and traveling on medical mission trips. After medical school, she completed her transitional year internship at Crittenon Hospital in Rochester Hills, Michigan. When Dr. Mane is not working, she enjoys reading, yoga, exploring new restaurants, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

David Griffin, MD
Idaho

Dr. Griffin was born and raised in Rexburg, Idaho. He attended college at Brigham Young University where he graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Molecular Biology. He then attended medical school near his wife’s home at the University of Central Florida in Orlando and was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and the Gold Humanism Honor Society. There he was also chosen by his peers to receive the Student Choice Award for his graduating class. He completed a transitional year internship at Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego, California. Dr. Griffin’s favorite thing is spending his free time with his beautiful wife Leslie. They enjoy traveling, rock climbing, and exploring the outdoors together. Dr. Griffin also loves playing the drums, soccer, fly fishing, and trail running.

PGY-4 Residents

John Russell Burks, MD
Arkansas

Dr.Burks grew up as a proud Arkansan just outside of Little Rock in Cabot, Arkansas. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Arkansas with a B.S. in Biology and a minor in Philosophy. For medical school, he attended the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, where he was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed his internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. He is married to his beautiful and talented wife,Ashley, who is a pharmacist. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with Ashley and their dog, Samson, in the great outdoors. He enjoys hunting, fishing, playing golf, traveling, watching sports, and following the Arkansas Razorbacks.

Valerie Lobodiak, MD
Oklahoma

Dr. Lobodiak grew up in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. She attended the University of Oklahoma where she graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Zoology/Biomedical Sciences. She then went on to medical school at the University of Oklahoma, where she was elected into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. She completed an internship year in Internal Medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City. During her free time she enjoys travelling, cooking, reading, spending time with her husband, Alex, and exploring OKC.

Kyle A. Rogers, MD
Oklahoma

Dr. Rogers grew up in Enid, Oklahoma. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.S. in Microbiology, and he obtained his M.D. from the University of Oklahoma as well. He completed an internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City. In his spare time, Kyle enjoys spending time with his wife Sydney and son Alston AKA Big Al, hanging out with his co-residents, shooting photography, hunting, and running.

Vincent D. Venincasa, MD
Chief Resident
Florida

Dr. Venincasa was born and raised in Orlando, Florida and has one younger brother. He met his beautiful wife, Kiran (a surgery resident), at the University of Miami where they both completed university studies and medical school. Vince loves to play basketball and enjoys watching his Hurricanes play on Saturdays in the fall. Vince and Kiran love traveling, cooking, literature and art.

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