Meet Our Residents

Morgan Efaw, DOMorgan Efaw, DO

PGY: PGY-3 (Chief Resident)
Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: Marshall University
Hometown: Paden City, West Virginia

"I am from a small town in West Virginia, so a family medicine residency in a small town felt right. This program has allowed me to explore the many specialties that medicine has to offer with enough freedom to do so due to the numerous electives available. I also like that this is a smaller and unopposed program, so I do not have to contend with many other residents or fellows for procedures. I did find my passion in emergency medicine while completing this residency and am currently applying to Emergency Medicine Family Medicine Fellowships with the hope to work as an EM physician and Hospitalist when I am finished. In my free time I enjoy being able to spend time with my nephews, family, and friends. I also enjoy traveling."

Kanooz Chaudhary, MDKanooz UlQadir Chaudhary, MD

Medical School: Allama Iqbal Medical College Lahore Pakistan
Undergraduate: Government College Lahore, Pakistan
Hometown: Lahore, Pakistan

"After my Medical school Graduation and residency, I worked in Family Practice and taught at Allama Iqbal Medical College in Pakistan. I worked as research associate in Endocrinology at Marshall University in Huntington, WV. I then entered the Holzer Family Practice Residency Program in 2018. My special interest lies in the management of chronic medical conditions. I enjoy traveling, reading books, watching movies and playing tennis.

"I like the Holzer Family Medicine Residency program due to the experienced and friendly teaching staff, one-on-one interaction with our preceptors, as well as the hands-on training and interaction with the diverse Appalachian population and their different healthcare needs. It is an excellent learning experience."

Arthur Huntley, DOArthur Huntley II, DO

Medical School: Liberty College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina

"My interests include primary care focusing on metabolic disease. I am also interested in farming, bass fishing and carpentry. During my time at Holzer, I have had exciting opportunities to do things such as Maestro for a Moment sponsored by the Gallia county orchestra. What I value most from this program is the cohesiveness and diversity working toward a unified goal of providing the best care we can, to a community that deserves it."

Roger Quach, DORoger Quach, DO

Medical School: Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: University of California, Irvine
Hometown: San Francisco, California

"I was drawn to Family Medicine due to the wide range of medical topics that I can potentially learn, and the strong relationships I can develop with my patients. There is a lot of information when it comes to disease processes and navigating through the health care system. I can understand how difficult to it can be and I want to help guide patients through it. My special interests include Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment with specialization of Fascial Distortion, and preventative medicine."

Sidra Sohail, MDSidra Sohail, MD

Medical School: Rawalpindi Medical College in Pakistan
Undergraduate: Islamabad Model College for Girls
Hometown: Islamabad, Pakistan

"For fun I enjoy traveling, exercise, listening to music, and many other things. My special interest lies in aesthetic medicine. What I like most about this program is the friendly environment, good teaching, and good attending’s."

Zander Curtis, MDZander Curtis, MD

Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Undergraduate: Miami University
Hometown: Portsmouth, Ohio

"My principle interest is to learn how to provide full-spectrum family medicine, including comprehensive contraception care. Fun for me these days involves hiking in Hocking Hills and enjoying a cold beer while heaving axes at wooden targets. The patients who I get to meet during my continuity clinic are what I like most about this program. I am excited to serve as a group meditation facilitator at the Holzer Wellness Center on Wednesday nights."

Isis Holloway, DOIsis Holloway, DO

Medical School: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: Alabama A&M University
Hometown: Tuskegee, Alabama

"Since starting residency, I’ve found that I have a passion for both inpatient and outpatient medicine. Following residency, I hope to pursue a fellowship in Emergency Medicine and Sports Medicine. I came to the area not knowing much about Gallipolis, but it has become a second home. I enjoy relaxing to music, working out and enjoying time with my daughter, during my free time. Gallipolis is a treat, as it offers serene views with a touch of 'Southern hospitality.'"

Paul Ramey, DOPaul R. Ramey II, DO

Medical School: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: Shawnee State University
Hometown: South Shore, Kentucky area (across the river from Portsmouth, Ohio)

"I am a life-long resident of Greenup County, Kentucky, with multi-generational ties to the Ohio River Valley. I enjoy hiking, weightlifting, shooting sports, bushcraft, mountain biking and a variety of other outdoor activities and pursuits. My medical interests include preventative medicine and sports medicine/fitness. The family medicine program at Holzer was a great choice for me and for any prospective family medicine resident wishing to have flexibility in pursuing your individual interests within family medicine, while also preparing you well for practicing in a rural setting."

Karen Wong, DOKaren D. Wong, DO

Medical School: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: University of California, Davis
Hometown: Oakland, California

"I enjoy working with patients from the young children to the youthful elderly. My special interests are in preventative medicine, osteopathic manipulation, dermatological ailments, and serving the under-served and underrepresented populations. Being in an unopposed rural program, this residency affords me the opportunity to shape my experience in residency into what I want it to be. Having a background in research from immune profiling and surgical recovery to developing continuous glucose monitors and a new class of antibiotics, I have been able to continue to use and expand on my research experience here at Holzer. However, what I enjoy most about being here is how friendly and nice everyone has been, as well as the lack of traffic and the low cost of living. During my free time, I enjoy photography, gardening, baking, and traveling."

Giovanti Davis, DOGiovanti Davis, DO

Medical School: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University
Hometown: Toledo, OH

"Before graduating from medical school, I was a lacrosse coach for youth, high school, travel, and college teams in the Toledo area. I also worked in vascular research focusing on DVT/PE prophylaxis and protocol. What I enjoy most about Family Medicine is the opportunity to build relationships with patients and to create a healthier community. My favorite part about being at Holzer is the supportive staff who go out of their way to help their residents succeed."

Umar Razzaq, DOUmar Razzaq, DO

Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Connecticut
Hometown: Hebron, Connecticut

"I have an interest in hospital medicine, preventative cardiology, and infectious disease. I enjoy hiking, traveling both nationally and international, and spending time with family. This program has set up the continuity clinic in a way that allows patients, who are hospitalized or visit the ER, to follow up in the clinic where residents can provide continuity of care and truly help patients improve their health."

Ethan Stephens, DOEthan Stephens, DO

Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Alaska Fairbanks
Hometown: Fairbanks, Alaska

"I grew up just outside of Fairbanks, Alaska in a dry cabin. After graduating from the University of Alaska Fairbanks with a B.A. degree in Biological Sciences, I continued working with the Alaska Department of Transportation as an Engineering Technician for a few years. I then attended the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg, West Virginia, which is where I began working locally and nationally with other medical students on student and patient advocacy. I am thankful for the opportunity to continue my medical training in the Gallipolis community.

"My wife, Alexandra, and I enjoy spending time with our two beautiful children.

"I also enjoy many outdoor activities (hunting, fishing, camping, climbing, hiking, wilderness survival, etc.), home-brewing, forest sports (fire building, ax throwing, etc.), soccer and many other sports, exercise, photography, outer-space, and travel. I love to learn new things and life-long learning is a passion of mine."

Retained Residents

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Other Alumni

  • Class of 2020
    • Bachar Ali, DO
    • John Yun, DO
  • Class of 2019
    • Dane Black, DO
  • Class of 2018
    • Ben Jaderholm, DO
    • Christopher Jude, DO
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