Resident Life

Life in St. Louis

St. Louis is a fantastic place to live during residency training. The greater St. Louis area is home to nearly 3 million people, and has the amenities of a vibrant metropolitan city with a small-community feel. The city is made up of distinct neighborhoods, each of which have their own unique amenities and charm. St. Louis is known for its love of professional sports, a thriving art scene, and its ever-expanding green spaces including Forest Park, which is located directly across from the Washington University School of Medicine Campus. Learn more. 

Meet Our Residents

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Class of 2024 (PGY-4)

Mike Hudock, DO
Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Undergraduate: University of Dayton
Medical School: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
Subspecialty/Research Interests: Amputee Medicine, Research & Development of Prosthetics and Adaptive Devices, Sports Medicine, Neuromuscular Medicine
Outside Interests: Endurance Sports (Swimming, Cycling, Running), Standup Comedy, Coffee Connoisseur, True Crime TV/Podcasts/etc.

Photo of Michael Wright, MD, PM&R ResidentMichael Wright, MD
Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT
Undergraduate: Utah State University
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Subspecialty/Research Interests: Interventional spine and sports, musculoskeletal
Outside Interests: Basketball, tennis, skiing, biking, swimming, visiting the beach, carpentry and woodworking


Photo of Greg Cox, MD, PM&R ResidentGreg Cox, MD
Hometown: Tulsa, OK
Undergraduate: University of Oklahoma
Medical School: University of Arkansas
Subspecialty/Research Interests: Interventional Pain, Sports Medicine
Outside Interests: Hiking, skiing, college football (Boomer Sooner), and spending time with friends and family 


Photo of Stephanie Douglas, MD, PM&R ResidentStephanie Douglas, MD
Hometown: Lexington, KY
Undergraduate: Vanderbilt University
Medical School: Yale University
Subspecialty/Research Interests: MSK, sports medicine, bone injuries
Outside Interests: Running, strength training, reading, outdoor activities with my dog



Amelia Ni, DO
Hometown: Rockton, Illinois
Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania
Medical School: A.T. Still University, School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona
Subspecialty/Research Interests: Not sure yet, but open to everything except Sports
Outside of the hospital: #alldogsaregoodboys, feeding people baked goods, ultimate Frisbee, spending time with family and friends


Class of 2025 (PGY-3)

Photo of Brian Brady, MD, PM&R ResidentBrian Brady, MD
Hometown: Northborough, Massachusetts
Undergraduate: Amherst College
Medical School: Washington University in St. Louis
Subspecialty/Research Interests: Sports Medicine
Outside Interests: Hiking, Games, Books

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Suma Ancha, MD
Hometown: Joplin, Missouri
Undergraduate: University of Missouri-Kansas City
Medical School: University of Missouri-Kansas City
Subspecialty/Research Interests: Interventional spine, sports, and MSK. Also interested in researching reproductive health disparities in the disabled population
Outside Interests: Baking, painting, traveling and trying to keep my plants alive 


Mia Khan, MD, MPH
Hometown: Omaha, NE
Undergraduate: University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Medical School: Washington University in St. Louis
Subspecialty/Research Interests: hospice and palliative medicine, pediatrics, pain, addiction, accessible communities
Outside Interests: Queer and/or sci-fi novels, biking, food, being in nature 


Andrew Sloan, MD
Hometown: Mason City, IA
Undergraduate: St. Louis University 
Medical School: St. Louis University
Subspecialty/Research Interests: MSK, Sports Medicine, Neurodegenerative Disease
Outside Interests: Running, golf, yoga




Class of 2026 (PGY-2)

Brittany McCord, DO
Hometown: Miramar, FloridaUndergraduate: University of Central Florida Medical School: Nova Southeastern University Subspecialty/Research Interests: Brain Injury Medicine, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine, Sports Medicine  Outside Interests: I enjoy watching all genres of movies at home or the theater, comedy shows, trying new restaurants, spending time with family and friends, and being outdoors. 



Christine Gou, MD
Hometown: Edmond, Oklahoma
Undergraduate: Northwestern University
Medical School: Washington University in St. Louis
Subspecialty/Research Interests: I am interested in the numerous possibilities in PM&R to build medical knowledge and procedural skillsets! Now, I am particularly proud of my 13 year-old brother who is a national level tennis player. So maybe sports medicine and I can be his doctor?
utside of the hospital: Cooking, dance, budget events in St. Louis (check out the Muny, Shakespeare in the park, ice skating in Webster Groves, union station, world chess hall of fame in CWE, and the many free art museums!), hiking, biking--anything outdoors

Bailey Farr, MD, MSOT
Hometown: Columbia, TN
Undergraduate: Harding University
Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Subspecialty/Research Interests: Not sure yet, possibly pediatric rehab
Outside Interests: Spending time with my husband and 2 dogs, crochet, pickleball, hiking, and travel



Christopher Radlicz, DO
Hometown: Southbury, CT
Undergraduate: Franciscan University
Medical School: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
Subspecialty/Research Interests: MSK ultrasound, pain management, palliative care, regenerative medicine, disorders of consciousness, medical ethics, and lifestyle medicine
Outside Interests: Weight lifting, endurance training, food reviews, cooking and podcasts


Hiba Zafar, MD 
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Undergraduate: Emory University
Medical School: Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
Subspecialty Interests: Interventional pain, MSK
Outside Interests: Zumba, biking, board games




Class of 2027 (PGY-1)

Ashwin Leo, MD
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
Undergraduate: Rice University
Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Subspecialty/Research Interests: Sports Medicine, Interventional Spine, Digital Health, Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Medicine, Health Economics
Outside of the hospital: Soccer, Indian cinema, trying new restaurants, traveling, quality time with family/friends


Michael Zhitnitsky, DO
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Undergraduate: UC Santa Barbara
Medical School: Touro University- California   
Subspecialty/Research Interests: Still undecided, but leaning towards MSK, interventional pain, and SCI
Outside Interests: Chess, golf (not very well), saxophone, driving/flying to visit my fiancé in MN 



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