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Ophthalmology Residency, Royal Oak

Residents

Meet our residents 


Transitional year residents

 

Safa Arfeen

Safa Arfeen, MD

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois 
Degree & Undergraduate: B.S. - Biology and Psychology, Loyola University Chicago
Medical School: Rush Medical College
Interests and Hobbies: reading, cooking, watercolor painting, trying new restaurants


Xing Chen

Xing Chen, MD

Hometown: Oxford, Michigan
Degree & Undergraduate: B.S. - Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Michigan
Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School
Interests and Hobbies: cooking, baking, dancing tango, traveling with my wife.


Truman Silvasi

Truman Silvasi, MD

Hometown: Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Degree & Undergraduate: B.S. - Human Biology, Michigan State University
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Interests and Hobbies: Skiing, running, camping, watching college sports, and spending time with friends and family


1st year residents

 

Amro Omari MD

Amro Omari, MD

Hometown: Exeter, United Kingdom
Degree & Undergraduate: B.S. - General Biology, Wayne State University
Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School
Interests and Hobbies: soccer, chess, and fitness and health


Viren Govindaraju

Viren Govindaraju, MD

Hometown: Seattle, Washington
Degree & Undergraduate: B.S. - Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Washington Seattle
Medical School: Central Michigan University College of Medicine
Interests and Hobbies: racquetball, hiking, rock climbing, cooking, baking, painting


Ryan Frisbie MD MPH

Ryan Frisbie, MD, MPH

Hometown: Northville, Michigan
Degree & Undergraduate: B.S.E. - Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan
Medical School: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Interests and Hobbies: triathlon, running, traveling, Portuguese, basketball, soccer, drumming, hiking


2nd year residents 

 

Elizabeth Duvall, MD

Elizabeth Duvall, MD

Hometown: Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Degree & Undergraduate: B.A. - Biology, Washington and Lee University
Medical School: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Shreveport School of Medicine
Interests and Hobbies: Lake Michigan, cooking, trivia, trying new restaurants, all things outdoors, watching college and professional football


Jonathan Chao MD

Jonathan Chao, MD

Hometown: Troy, Michigan
Degree & Undergraduate: B.S. - Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Michigan
Medical School: Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
Interests and Hobbies: tennis, cooking, bourbon tasting


Olivia Chen MD

Olivia Cheng, MD

Hometown: Zibo, China
Degree & Undergraduate: B.A. - Philosophy, Duke University
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Interests and Hobbies: art, travel, running, hiking


3rd year residents

 

Saaquib Baksh MD

Saaquib Bakhsh, MD

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Degree and Undergraduate: B.S. - Statistics and Environmental Science, Northwestern University
Medical School: Rush University College of Medicine
Interests and Hobbies: tennis, running, cooking


Devasis Reddy MD

Devasis Reddy, MD

Hometown: Barstow, California
Degree & Undergraduate: B.S. - General Biology, University of California, San Diego
Medical School: Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
Interests and Hobbies: basketball, tennis, camping, hiking, biking, fantasy football


Bao Truong MD

Bao Truong, MD

Hometown: Detroit, Michigan
Degree & Undergraduate: B.S. - Molecular and Microbiology, University of Central Florida
Medical School: University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Interests and Hobbies: cooking, gaming, manga, trivia, traveling, weightlifting


Recent Graduates/Alumni

Alumni of our program have gone on to impact the lives of numerous patients, whether it is through academic medicine or private practice. Some have become an integral part of the ophthalmology community via leadership positions and clinical medicine. Our program has achieved a strong match into competitive fellowships or allowed our graduates to feel confident to practice comprehensive ophthalmology as seen below.

Post-Residency Training for the past 10 years:

Glaucoma Fellowship:

  • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
  • Cincinnati Eye Institute
  • Bascom Palmer, West Palm Beach
  • Henry Ford Hospital
  • University of Pittsburgh

Cornea and External Disease Fellowship:

  • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
  • University of Michigan
  • Cincinnati Eye Institute
  • Cleveland Clinic

Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowship:

  • University of Wisconsin
  • Northwestern University
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
  • Associated Retinal Consultants (Beaumont)
  • Jules Stein Eye Institute

Oculoplastics (ASOPRS) Fellowship:

  • Consultants in Ophthalmic Facial and Plastic Surgery (Beaumont)
  • Cincinnati Eye Institute

Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship:

  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Wills Eye Institute

Research Fellowship:

  • Moorfields/Google Medical Retina Clinical Research

No Fellowship:

  • Academic Appointment University of Wisconsin
  • Private Practice in Missouri
  • Private Practice in Utah
  • Private Practice in New York
  • Academic Appointment Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Private Practice in Michigan
  • Academic Appointment at Henry Ford Hospital

Residency Programs

Fellowship Programs

Fellowship Programs
(no ACGME Accreditation)


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