Chief Residents 2016-2017
Justin Adams, MD
Hometown: Belleville, IL
Med School: Saint Louis University
Career Plans: Underserved Primary Care
Favorite Aspect of Residency at MCW: The fellow residents. Everyone is here to work hard but still have fun while putting in those long hours.
Favorite Aspect of Milwaukee: Good Food. Great Beer. Ridiculously Friendly People.
One Thing You Must Try While Living in Wisconsin: Door County
Interesting Fact About Me: In high school I was voted class clown and most likely to succeed. I’m still trying to reconcile the two.
Carmen Cobb, MD
Hometown: Savannah, GA
Med School: Medical College of Georgia
Career plans: Hospital medicine with interest in adolescent medicine and procedures.
Favorite Aspect of Residency at MCW: Leadership and residents in the program.
Favorite Aspect of Milwaukee: Lake Michigan and excellent restaurant scene.
One thing you must try while living in Wisconsin: Purple Door Creamery.
Interesting fact about me: My Southern accent is most pronounced when I am hungry or sleepy.
Brian Ginnebaugh, MD
Hometown: Detroit, Michigan
Med School: Wayne State University
Career Plans: Gastroenterology
Favorite Aspect of Residency at MCW: The incredibly friendly people that work here.
Favorite Aspect of Milwaukee: Being on Lake Michigan!
One Thing You Must Try While Living in Wisconsin: Playing a round of golf at Whistling Straits in Kohler.
Interesting Fact About Me: I once beat a Russian in chess.
Ilya Karagodin, MD
Hometown: Moscow, Russia
Med School: Northwestern University
Career Plans: Academic Cardiology
Favorite Aspect of Residency at MCW: The wonderful co-residents I've worked with along the way and the supportive and congenial nature of all the people at MCW.
Favorite Aspect of Milwaukee: Summers in Milwaukee, complete with weekly cultural festivals, outdoor concerts, and bike rides by the Lakefront.
One Thing You Must Try While Living in Wisconsin: Bastille Days and Jazz in the Park.
Interesting Fact About Me: I spent a year teaching English in Seville, Spain between college and medical school.
Andrew Lewandoski, DO
Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI
Med School: Michigan State
Career Plans: Rheumatology
Favorite Aspect of Residency at MCW: The approachability of the attendings and subspecialists, making for an excellent learning environment.
Favorite Aspect of Milwaukee: The surprisingly large amount of bike trails.
One Thing You Must Try While Living in Wisconsin: Seeing a concert at the Riverside and Pabst Theatre.
Interesting Fact About Me: Before medical school I was a high ropes course instructor.
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