SOUTH NASSAU PRIMARY CARE

Family Medicine Residents Program Year 2

Derry Rajan, MD Derry Rajan, MD
Derry Rajan, MD, received his medical degree from India's Topiwala National Medical College where he was a scholarship recipient and honors student. He then spent two years as a hospitalist physician in Mumbai before relocating to New York, which remains his home. Prior to applying to our program, Dr. Rajan did post graduate research at North Shore – LIJ, Manhasset. He has several peer-reviewed publications and has presented his research in “Shock” at the national conference in Portland, Oregon.
Angel Perez, MD Angel Perez, MD
Angel Perez, MD, graduated first in his class from the Instituto Superior de Ciencias Medicas in Villa Clara, Cuba, after which he obtained advanced training in general surgery. He next had a year of internal medicine training at the Universidad Central del Caribe in Puerto Rico. He is interested in personal development, languages, computer science, sports and reading. He is a bilingual Spanish speaker and conversant in French.
Indrani Persaud, DO Indrani Persaud, DO
Born in Guyana, Dr. Indrani Persaud, graduated from the Institute Superior de Ciencias Medicas in Havana. After graduation, she returned to Guyana to work as a house officer at two of the country's hospitals spanning a 12-year career. Dr. Persaud has just completed four years of Osteopathic Medicine at NYCOM, and has interests in traveling, cultural competency, movies, swimming and chess. She is fluent in Spanish.
Luzanna Plancarte, MD Luzanna Plancarte, MD
Luzanna Kelly Plancarte, MD, was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA where she received a bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Southern California. She later attended the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, in Mexico, earning her medical degree in 2010. She underwent a year of pre-internship training at Staten Island's Richmond University Medical Center and currently resides in Long Beach, NY, where she is a first year Family Practice resident at SNCH.
Michael Caramihai, DO/MD Michael Caramihai, DO
Michael Caramihai, DO, graduated from our affiliate, the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYCOM), Old Westbury. Born in Bucharest, Romania, he earned his Bachelor's degree in architecture from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn and a BS in biochemistry from SUNY Stony Brook. He was a scholarship winner from Pratt's National Talent Search and a recipient of two earlier research fellowships. His hobbies include fine arts and swimming. He is a native Romanian speaker.
Zeeshan Khan, MD Zeeshan Khan, MD
Dr. Zeeshan Khan graduated from Baqai Medical University in Karachi, Pakistan, where he completed his internship as a house surgeon at the University Hospital. He volunteered with the Patient Welfare Society in Pakistan where he provided free medical care at a community based comprehensive medical clinic. He completed several externships in various hospitals in New York and was a research assistant in emergency medicine at Nassau University Medical Center, the premier Level-I Trauma Center on Long Island. He presented posters at multiple academic conferences and led several research projects during his year of research at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine's Pediatric Pulmonary Department before joining our Class of 2015. Dr. Khan's interests include exploring new electronic gadgets, traveling, and cooking. He is fluent in Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi.

Program Year 1

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