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Fourth Year Residents


Full Name: Barzin Behzad

Internship: Preliminary Surgery Texas Tech University Health Science Center, El Paso, Texas

Medical School: Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Fellowship: MSK University of Pennsylvania

Hometown: Rasht, Iran

Why SVH Rad: Family based program with friendly environment between fellow residents and attendings. Great opportunity to perform IR procedures. Opportunities to teach junior residents and hospital staff. Great program support and mentor ship for fellowship placement.

Most Memorable Job before SVH: I owned and operated a Methadone clinic in my home country to treat opioid addiction. Worked as a general physician at an airport.

Favorite Movie: Shawshank Redemption, Rashomon, 12 Angry Men.

Personal Interests/Hobbies: Hiking in Central Mass and Vermont especially during the fall, big fan of Barcelona football club, watching movies.

Favorite Food: Every steak and Kebab, Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas.


Full Name: Nooshin Najmi

Nickname: Noosh

Internship: Preliminary Medicine Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, New York

Medical School: Tehran University Medical Science, Tehran, Iran

Fellowship: Breast Imaging Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center

Hometown: Tehran, Iran

Why SVH Rad: Small program feels like family. Attendings are great mentors and truly care about my future and success. A lot of great hands on opportunities. Place a lot of trust in us, independence.

Most Memorable Job before SVH: When living in Vienna I was helping refugees as a translator for medical care, translating from Farsi to English.

Favorite Movie/TV Show: Dexter, Vampire Diaries, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Marmoulak (The Lizard).

Personal Interests/Hobbies: Spending time with my family and baby, Dancing especially Persian Dancing, Puzzles, Sitting by the ocean, Cooking.

Favorite Food: Sultani Kebab, Fesenjan Stew, Persian-Style Pizza, Lasagna.


Full Name: Jerzy Januszkiewicz

Nickname: J

Internship: Preliminary Surgery Saint Barnabas Medical Center, New Jersey

Fellowship: Yale New Haven Interventional Radiology

Hometown: Durban, South Africa

Why SVH Rad: Positive work atmosphere with the opportunities of being in New England

Most Memorable Job before SVH: Bistro Waitron

Favorite Movie/TV Show: The Godfather

Personal Interests/Hobbies: Arsenal FC, Motor Racing, Stand up Comedy, Podcasts, Electronica, Classic Porsches

Favorite Food: Sushi


Full Name: Ari Damla

Internship: Transitional Year Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts

Medical School: University of Limerick, Ireland

Fellowship: Musculoskeletal Radiology Trauma and Sports Medicine, McMaster University, Ontario

Hometown: Toronto, Ontario

Why SVH Rad: Great program support for academic and scholarly activities. Resident driven and resident focused. Love the staff and everyone I work with.

Most Memorable Job before SVH: Intern in Ireland for a year.

Favorite Movie/TV Show: Most things Will Ferrell and Denzel Washington. The Office, Arrested Development, Game of Thrones excluding the last season.

Personal Interests/Hobbies: Music (Piano, Drums, DJ), Cooking/Eating (great sushi and seafood spots close to work) and there is almost nothing I won’t try.

Favorite Food: Very hard but I do love sushi.

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