Fellows 2020-2021


Asher Blum, MD

Hometown: Buffalo, NY


College: Binghamton University


Medical School: American University of the Caribbean (AUC)


Residency: University at Buffalo


Research Interest:
EMS


Personal Interests:
Broom ball, water sports, Bills and Sabres, traveling

What you like about Buffalo: Vastly underrated, bursting with culture. Great breweries and the city of good neighbors.

Reshvinder Dhillon, MD

Hometown: Toronto Canada


College: Western University Canada


Medical School: St George’s University


Residency: University at Buffalo


Research Interest:
Ultrasound


Personal Interests:
Rock Climbing, cooking, biking

What you like about Buffalo: Its a great sized town with friendly people. It has one of the best climbing gyms I have been to.


Sarah DiPlmaMD

Hometown: Fredonia, NY

College: John Carroll University


Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine


Residency: University at Buffalo


Research Interest:
HFNC, Procalcitonin


Personal Interests:
Soccer, basketball, hiking, dancing, going out to eat, patio living, the sun, all the extroverted things with my friends and family

What you like about Buffalo: I love the food in Buffalo. there is a wide variety in both the city and suburbs. I love that it is so close to the lake and Canada too, opening up endless opportunities for fun. I appreciate how seriously everyone takes summers – there are endless festivals, outdoor farmers markets, opportunities for hiking, outdoor seating, and outdoor workout classes too. 

Alana Koehler, MD

Hometown: Macedon, NY


College: Ithaca College


Medical School:  State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine


Residency: Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital


Research Interest:
Reducing healthcare disparities and barriers to access to care; graduate medical education and curriculum development; water safety and drowning prevention


Personal Interests:
I love to travel and explore new places! I enjoy being physically active (swimming, dancing, weight lifting, kayaking, rock climbing, hiking, snorkeling, SCUBA diving, etc.). If I’m not at work or at the gym, you can probably find me at home watching late night comedy or rewatching my favorite episodes of “Parks and Rec”

What you like about Buffalo: I am excited to be back in Buffalo, where the food is delicious, the people are welcoming, and the city is surrounded by natural beauty! 

Maciej Sadowski, MD

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY


College: St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn


Medical School:  American University of Antigua


Residency: Janet Weiss Children Hospital Geisinger


Research Interest:
Telemedicine


Personal Interests:
Skiing, Dancing and Outdoors

What you like about Buffalo:  It is a big city without the feel of one, there is no congestion and a lot of space for activities.

Matthew Wiese, MD

Hometown: Syracuse


College:  College of the Holy Cross


Medical School: SUNY Upstate


Residency: University of Massachusetts


Research Interests:
Education, standardized care


Personal Interests:
reading non-medical books, running, my dog (but definitely not my wife’s cat

What you like about Buffalo: as a city, being back in New York, as a program, collegiality and support, our patient population.

Nathan Williams, MD

Hometown: Nashville, TN

College: The University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN

Medical School: The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine


Residency: Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital/Michigan State Grand Rapids, MI 


Research Interest:
Physician Wellness

Personal Interests: Cooking, Audiobooks, and wellness. I have a corgi and a cat who are both super cute

What you like about Buffalo: The food scene is awesome and diverse. I like how close we are to some awesome state parks. My coworkers are truly amazing. 

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo; 2018

Asher Blum, M.D.

Hometown: Buffalo, NY
College: Binghamton University
Medical School: American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine
Residency: University at Buffalo
Research Interest: EMS/Prehospital management
Personal Interests: Hockey, Kickball, broomball, jet skiing, guitar, piano

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