Current Residents


Thaiphi Luu
Hometown: Cedar Brook, NJ
Undergraduate: Rider University
Medical School: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Academic Interest: endourology, robotics
Hobbies: Philadelphia sports, fantasy football, traveling
Favorite Thing About Houston: diverse food, warm weather, large highways


Emily Huang
Hometown: Plano, TX
Undergraduate: Rice University
Medical School: UT Southwestern
Academic Interest: oncology, device innovation, global health
Hobbies: eating, painting, dance, Pokemon Go!
Favorite Thing About Houston: "So much good food and that there is boba place right next to the hospital!"


Zachary Kahlenberg
Hometown: San Antonio, TX
Undergraduate: UT Austin
Medical School: UT Health Science Center at San Antonio
Academic Interest: men's health and reconstructive urology
Hobbies: basketball, golfing, and automotive detailing and tuning.
Favorite Thing About Houston: "THE FOOD!!!"


Nivetha Chandrasekaran
Hometown: Houston, TX
Undergraduate: Texas A&M
Medical School: Texas A&M COM
Academic Interest: female pelvic reconstruction, endourology
Hobbies: outdoor activity especially being in or near a body of water, raising two crazy dogs
Favorite Thing About Houston: "The food and warm weather."

Kuemin (Jefferson) Hwang
Hometown: Queens, NY
Undergraduate: CUNY Hunter College
Medical School: Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
Academic Interest: FPMRS
Hobbies: tennis, karaoke, and watching Premier League Soccer
Favorite Thing About Houston: "The food and diversity."


Melody Ong
Hometown: Toronto, Canada
Undergraduate: University of Western Ontario
Medical School: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Academic Interest: robotics, endourology, FPMRS
Hobbies: eating, traveling, sleeping
Favorite Thing About Houston: "The food, diversity, and low cost of living."


Carlos Riveros
Hometown: Bogota, Colombia
Undergraduate: National University of Colombia
Medical School: National University of Colombia
Academic Interest: urologic oncology
Hobbies: Mountain biking and video games
Favorite Thing About Houston: "Home to the world’s largest medical center."