Medical School Admission Consultants

Our team of medical school admissions consultants is made up of experienced and caring individuals with experience in admissions consulting for some of the best medical schools in the country.

They advise applicants on interviews, resumes, helpful extracurricular activities and overall admissions applications.

A    B    C    D    E    F    G    H    I    J    K    L    M    N    O    P    Q    R    S    T    U    V   W    X    Y    Z

A

Abhi Aggarwal, M.D., M.B.A., Medical School Admissions Consultant

Abhi Aggarwal, M.D., M.B.A.

Former Admissions Counselor for the BS/MD Program at
St. Bonaventure University/George Washington University School of Medicine
Former Admissions Interviewer for the MD program at
George Washington University School of Medicine

  • 1 Year in St. Bonaventure University Admissions
  • 1 Year in George Washington University School of Medicine Admissions

Abhi is a graduate of the 8 year Combined BS/MD program at St. Bonaventure University and George Washington University School of Medicine.

B

Kathy Baer, Medical School Admissions Consultant

Kathy Baer

Former Director of Admissions and Financial Aid at
Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical School

  • 19 years at Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical School

A first-generation college graduate, Kathy earned a B.A. degree magna cum laude in French/Secondary Education from Providence College and an Ed.M. degree from Harvard University. She is a lifelong higher education professional with deep expertise in college and allopathic medical school admissions. She worked for seven years in undergraduate admissions at her alma mater, interviewing and evaluating more than 300 applications annually.

Kyle Brunner, Medical School Admissions Consultant

Kyle Brunner, M.D., M.S.

Former Admissions Committee Member & Interviewer
Drexel University College of Medicine

  • 3 Years of Interviewing
  • 1 Year of Full Admission Committee Privileges

Kyle earned his MD at Drexel University College of Medicine where he served as Class President for four years. He was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society and received a number of awards for his peer advocacy.

He is currently finishing his Transitional Year residency at St. Luke’s Anderson before he will start his Diagnostic Radiology training at Brown in Providence, RI.

C

Jonathan Chevinsky, Medical School Admissions Consultant

Jonathan Chevinsky

Formerly at SUNY Downstate College of Medicine

  • 2 Years in SUNY Downstate College of Medicine Admissions

Jonathan earned his B.F.A. in creative writing and was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society at Brooklyn College as a member of their Coordinated B.A.-M.D. Medical Program, affiliated with SUNY Downstate College of Medicine. He has published multiple first-author papers on eating disorder pathology and sports-related injuries and is set to begin his psychiatry residency at Harvard Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

F

Stephen Frederico, Medical School Admissions Consultant

Stephen C. Frederico

Former admissions committee member
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Stephen is a third-year medical student at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and a first-year graduate student at Harvard Medical School. He has been awarded multiple research fellowships and grants for his work in neuro-oncology, including prestigious awards from the American Brain Tumor Association, and Physician Scientist Support Foundation. Stephen aims to practice neurological surgery following the completion of his medical studies.

G

Nicolas Govea, Medical School Admissions Consultant

Nicolas Govea

Formerly at Harvard Medical School

  • 2 year member of the Committee on Admissions at Harvard Medical School

Nick is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin (BS 2014, Psychology and Chemistry).  After graduating from UT Austin with University Highest Honors, he stayed at Massachusetts General Hospital as a research technician in the Endocrine Unit. He completed his MD at Harvard Medical School in 2019 and continued his research in the Endocrine Unit throughout medical school.

Tim Goblirsch M.D. Medical School Admissions Consultant

Tim Goblirsch

Former Admissions Committee Member at
Georgetown University School of Medicine

Former Gold Humanism Honor Society Selection Committee Member
Georgetown University School of Medicine

  • 1 Year in Georgetown University School of Medicine Admissions
  • 1 Year in GUSOM Gold Humanism Honor Society Selection Committee

H

Karen Hamilton, PhD, Medical School Admissions Consultant

Karen Hamilton, PhD

Former Assistant Dean for Diversity at
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • 6 Years in Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Admissions
  • 2 Years on the Admissions Committee at the Association of American Medical Colleges

Karen earned both her undergraduate and master’s degree from Ohio State University. Her Ph.D. was awarded in International and Comparative Education from the University of Pennsylvania. For twenty- eight years, she worked at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

J

Rohan Jotwani, M.D., M.B.A., Medical School Admissions Consultant

Rohan Jotwani, M.D., M.B.A.

Formerly at Tufts School of Medicine Admissions

  • 1 Year in Tufts University School of Medicine Admissions

Rohan is a graduate of Columbia University with a degree in biology.  He completed his MD and MBA from the Tufts University School of Medicine's combined program. He is the recipient of the Norman S. Stearns MD/MBA Award as well as MedTech Boston's "40 under 40" Award. Rohan is currently completing his residency in Anesthesiology at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell.

K

Michael Kim, Medical School Admissions Consultant

Michael Kim

Formerly Weill Cornell Medical College Admissions

  • 1 year in Weill Cornell Medical College Admissions

Michael graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Case Western Reserve University where he received a BA in Biochemistry with Honors. He is now continuing his education at Weill Cornell Medical College where he has performed extensive research in basic science and clinical cardiology, including funding from the New York Academy of Medicine to study molecular signaling pathways underlying heart failure.

Seth Klein, Medical School Admissions Consultant

Seth Klein

Formerly Ohio State University College of Medicine Admissions

  • 3 Years in the Ohio State University College of Medicine Admissions

Seth graduated from the Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Molecular Genetics, then went on to graduate from the Ohio State University College of Medicine with his Doctorate of Medicine. Throughout his time in Columbus, he served both on the Medical School Admissions Committee for three years and taught an Introduction to Medicine course for talented undergraduate students with aspirations for medical school.

Margo Kozinn, J.D., Medical School Admissions Consultant

Margo Kozinn, J.D.

Formerly at Stanford Medicine Admissions

Formerly at Chicago Medical School Admissions

  • 1 Year in Stanford University School of Medicine Admissions
  • 5 Years in Chicago Medical School Admissions

Margo is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor’s Degree in Legal Studies. She received her Juris Doctorate from Saint Louis University School of Law.  In law school, Margo received the highest award for Legal Research and Writing and served as a distinguished writing TA, helping students improve and polish their advanced writing skills.

L

Emal Lesha, M.D., Medical School Admissions Consultant

Emal Lesha, M.D.

Formerly at Tufts University School of Medicine Admissions

  • 1 Year in Tufts University School of Medicine Admissions 

Emal is a graduate of UMass Boston with a degree in Biology. He completed his MD from Tufts University School of Medicine. He is currently completing his residency in Neurosurgery at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in Memphis. He has extensive research experience in biomaterial engineering, genetic engineering, and endovascular neurosurgery, and has multiple publications including in high impact scientific journals such as Science and Nature.

M

Pejman Majd M.D. Medical School Admissions Consultant

Pejman Majd, M.D.

Formerly at UC Irvine School of Medicine Admissions

  • 3 years as Admissions Committee Member at University of California, Irvine School of Medicine

Pejman graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from the University of California, Irvine. Before entering medical school, he worked as a Neurobiology tutor, EMT, Senior Trauma Tech in a Level 1 Trauma Center, and co-founded the Irvine Clinical Experience (I.C.E.) program.

Ni Mummareddy, M.D. Medical School Admissions Consultant

Ni Mummareddy, M.D.

Neurosurgery Resident at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

  • 2 years in Vanderbilt School of Medicine

Dr. Mummareddy is currently a 4th-year neurosurgery resident at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He graduated from Vanderbilt University with a degree in Neuroscience and Economics. Subsequently, he attended Vanderbilt School of Medicine, where he was awarded Gold Humanism Honor Society as well as the Hospital Award of Excellence.

N

Devika Nadkarni, Medical School Admissions Consultant

Devika Nadkarni

Formerly at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

  • 1 Year as Admissions Committee Member for Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Devika Nadkarni is a graduate of Boston University with a degree in Chemistry. She worked in biomedical engineering and public health, resulting in numerous publications and presentations alongside public health professionals at the Geneva Health Forum. She began medical school at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York in 2018.

P

Jonathan Perez, Medical School Admissions Consultant

Jonathan Perez

Former Director of Medical School Admissions
Stanford University School of Medicine

Former Director of Medical School Admissions
University of South Florida College of Medicine

  • 9 Years in Stanford Medical School Admissions
  • 4 Years in USF Medical School Admissions
  • 40,000+ Applications Read and Evaluated

Jonathan Perez has over 17 years of experience in highly selective admissions, pre-admissions counseling and  admissions committee activities.  He is a former Director of Medical School Admissions at Stanford School of Medicine and USF College of Medicine where he directed the day to day operations processes for MD, BS/MD and MD/PhD applications.

Julie Povick, Medical School Admissions Consultant

Julie Povick

Former University of Washington Medical School
(UWSOM) Admissions Executive Committee member

  • 1,000 medical school applications read and evaluated

Julie graduated from Antioch University with a BA/emphasis in Diversity in 2004. In 2006 she created an International Exchange program for physicians coming from around the world to observe and train in Seattle. The following year she created an observing program for students seeking careers in medicine and two years later, the program also included a mentoring program for diverse students needing a better understanding of how to succeed in medicine.

Jonathan Preminger, Medical School Admissions Consultant

Jonathan Preminger

Formally at Hofstra-Northwell Admission

  • 1 Year in Hofstra-Northwell School of Medicine Admissions
  • 1 Year in Hofstra-Northwell 4+4 BA/MD Program Admissions

Jonathan is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University with a degree in Neuroscience. After graduating with Honors, he completed his MD at Hofstra-Northwell School of Medicine. Jonathan is currently a resident in Anesthesiology at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell. He has published papers on infection prevention and quality improvement protocols.

S

Ryan Sadeghian, Medical School Admissions Consultant

Ryan Sadeghian

Former Application Reviewer
University of Washington School of Medicine

Former Application Reviewer
St. George's University School of Medicine

  • Over a decade in Undergrad and Pre-Med Admissions.

Dr. R. Ryan Sadeghian is a seasoned Medical School Admissions Advisor, bringing over a decade of experience in guiding students through their undergraduate and pre-med education.

Dr Alex Schupper, Medical School Admissions Consultant

Dr. Alex Schupper

Fourth Year Neurosurgery Resident
Mount Sinai Hospital

Dr. Alexander Schupper is a fourth-year neurosurgery resident at the Mount Sinai Hospital in NYC. He grew up outside Philadelphia and went to Johns Hopkins for his undergraduate education, where he studied neuroscience and psychology and played collegiate baseball. During his time at Hopkins, Alex began mentoring students applying to college, as well as pre-medical students. He was involved in several pre-medical groups and taught multiple neuroscience courses as a teaching assistant.

Patricia M. Soares, Medical School Admissions Consultant

Patricia M. Soares

Former Assistant Director of Admissions at
Yale University School of Medicine

  • 7 Years in Yale School of Medicine Admissions

Patricia is a graduate of Rhode Island College with a B.A. in History and The Ohio State University with an
M.A. in Higher Education and Student Affairs. Currently, she is an Independent Educational
Consultant. During her tenure as Assistant Director of Admissions at the Yale School of Medicine, she
counseled pre-medical students and career changers through each phase of the application process.

T

Jessica Tran, Medical School Admissions Consultant

Jessica Tran

Formerly at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai FlexMed Admissions

  • 3 Years in Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai FlexMed Admissions

Jessica Tran attended Tulane University on a full-tuition Posse Foundation Scholarship where she studied Public Health and Cell & Molecular Biology. During her undergraduate years, she founded an academic mentoring program for high school students and conducted health disparities research at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Neurology.

Cindy Tsui M.D. Medical School Admissions Consultant

Cindy Tsui, M.D

Formerly in Admissions
SUNY Downstate COM

Cindy earned her B.A. in Computer Science at New York University while simultaneously completing her pre-medical studies. She graduated from SUNY Downstate College of Medicine in 2020, receiving her M.D. with Commendation in Investigative Scholarship. She is now an internal medicine resident at NYU Langone Hospital in New York.

During medical school, Cindy was selected to be one of four student voting members of the SUNY Downstate College of Medicine Admissions Committee.

V

Dillan Villavisanis, Medical School Admissions Consultant

Dillan Villavisanis

Formerly at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai FlexMed Admissions

  • 2 Years in Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai FlexMed Admissions

Dillan Villavisanis attended Johns Hopkins University with the full tuition Hodson Scholarship and graduated with degrees in Anthropology and Medicine, Science, and the Humanities. As an undergraduate, he completed a year-long fellowship at the University of Oxford in Biochemistry where he rowed for his college. He was accepted early to Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai through the FlexMed program with merit scholarship.

David Voce, M.D., Medical School Admissions Consultant

David Voce, M.D.

Formerly in University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine Admissions

  • 6 Years in University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine Admissions

David graduated with high honors from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with a B.S. in Neuroscience. During his time at UCLA he was a teaching assistant for Chemistry where he was repeatedly recognized as a distinguished TA by the hundreds of students he taught. He subsequently graduated from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine with a MD.

W

Brian Wei, Medical School Admissions Consultant

Brian Wei, MD

Former Admissions Committee Member
Yale University School of Medicine

  • 1 Year in Yale University School of Medicine Admissions

Dr. Brian Wei is a highly accomplished medical professional with a passion for guiding aspiring physicians through the challenging process of medical admissions.

Dr. Wei is a current medical dermatology resident at Georgetown/Washington Hospital Center. He earned his MD from the Yale University School of Medicine after graduating with distinction from Stanford University. At Stanford, he pursued a B.S. in Science, Technology, and Society, with a minor in Human Biology, showcasing his dedication to interdisciplinary learning.

Alexander Wilson, MD, PhD - Medical School Admissions Consultant

Alexander Wilson, MD, PhD

Former Admissions Committee Member
Yale University School of Medicine

Dr. Wilson is a resident in the integrated plastic and reconstructive surgery program at the University of Pennsylvania. He graduated Wofford College with a degree in chemistry, where he played varsity baseball resulting in his selection by the Atlanta Braves in the Major League Baseball draft. After a career in professional baseball, he attended the Yale School of Medicine and completed his MD. He also holds a PhD from the Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam in the Netherlands where he studied pediatric brain development in syndromic craniosynostosis.

Z

Ryan Zahalka, M.D., Medical School Admissions Consultant

Ryan Zahalka, M.D.

Formerly at University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine Admissions

  • 2 Years in the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine Admissions

Ryan is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Pereleman School of Medicine, now continuing his medical education at Penn as an Emergency Medicine resident. He previously graduated suma cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Molecular Biology.