Current Residents

PGY4

Jason Wei, DO - Chief Resident
Hometown: Pasadena, California
Internship: College Medical Center
Medical School: Western University, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
Graduate School: California State University, East Bay
Undergraduate School: University of California, Irvine
PM&R Interests: Interventional pain management, sports medicine, regenerative biologics, stroke, ultrasound, OMM
Personal Interests: Archery, snowboarding, meditation, fabrication, cars, board games, photography


Adam Burton, DO
Hometown: Oxford, Mississippi
Medical School: Western University, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
Graduate School: Grand Valley State University
PM&R Interests: General rehabilitation, non-operative pain management, musculoskeletal medicine, pediatric rehabilitation, osteopathic manipulative medicine
Personal Interests: Parkour, fitness, camping, backpacking, international travel


Nicholas Gularte DO, MS
Hometown: Gonzales, California
Internship: Montclair Hospital Medical Center
Medical School: A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Graduate School: A.T. Still University
PM&R Interests: MSK, spine, spasticity and headache management, osteopathic manipulation
Personal Interests: Backpacking, trail running, kayaking, mountain biking, bouldering, culinary arts, automobile restoration, wine tasting and viticulture, dance, travel, wood-crafting, electronic-swing music, photography, cinema


PGY3

Jeffrey Badday, MD
Hometown: Claremont, California
Internship: Harbor UCLA Medical Center
Medical School: Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara School of Medicine
Undergraduate School: UCLA
PM&R Interests: Sports medicine, SCI, and TBI
Personal Interests: Futbol


Elliott Block, DO
Hometown: Alameda, California
Internship: College Medical Center
Medical School: Touro University California
Graduate School: San Francisco State University
Undergraduate school: University of California, Merced
PM&R Interests: TBI, vestibular rehabilitation, stroke rehabilitation, robotics and nervous system/computer interface, OMM
Personal Interests: Rock climbing, mountain biking, backcountry snowboarding, modern art, gardening


Lindy Gunawan, DO
Hometown: Hacienda Heights, California
Internship: Hemet Valley Medical Center (Physicians for Healthy Hospitals)
Medical School: A.T. Still University, School of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate School: University of California, Irvine
PM&R Interests: SCI, TBI, regenerative biologics
Personal Interests: Snowboarding, yoga, concerts, new restaurants


PGY2

Neha Dhadwal, DO
Hometown: Diamond Bar, California
Internship: Hemet Valley Medical Center (Physicians for Healthy Hospitals)
Medical School: Midwestern University, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate School: University of California, Irvine
PM&R Interests: TBI, SCI, stroke
Personal Interests: Traveling, history, old movies, reading, hiking, rollercoasters


James Lieu, DO
Hometown: Denver, Colorado
Internship: Larkin Community Hospital
Medical School: Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine
Graduate School: University of Maryland
Undergraduate School: Johns Hopkins University
PM&R Interests: Sports medicine, pain, MSK
Personal Interests: Spending time with my wife, fine dining, basketball, bowling, karaoke, Denver sports teams


Christopher Mantik, MD
Hometown: Rancho Mirage, California
Internship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh
Graduate School: USC
Undergraduate School: Occidental College
PM&R Interests: General PM&R, palliative care, sports medicine
Personal Interests: Board games, video games, my loving wife, pets, poetry/literature, crafting, hiking


Past Graduate Destinations

Class of 2020

Karthikeyan Bhuvaneswaran, DO
Loma Linda University Neuromuscular Fellowship - Loma Linda, California

Thomas Kim, DO
Integrative Physiatry - Long Beach, California

Zair Shah, DO
Synnovation Pain Management Fellowship - Pomona, California