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Episode 210: Clinical unknown with Dr. Kushal, Dr. Saman, and Dr. Brandon

Dr. Kushal, Dr. Saman, and Dr. Brandon discuss a case of worsening dyspnea and fever.


Dr. Kushal Vaishnani

Dr. Kushal Vaishnani is a Hospitalist at Atrium Health. He finished his medical school at B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad, India. He completed his transitional year at Brandon Regional Hospital and Internal Medicine residency at LSUHSC – University Hospital and Clinics in Lafayette. His academic interests include clinical reasoning, medical education, high value care, and infectious diseases.

Dr. Saman  Nematollahi

Saman is from Tucson, AZ. He graduated from the University of Arizona College of Medicine, finished internal medicine residency at Columbia, and his infectious diseases fellowship at Johns Hopkins. He is now working as a transplant ID physician at the University of Arizona. He is also completing his Master’s of Education in the Health Professions. He enjoys cooking with Reza and washing the dishes. In his spare time, he loves to watch PJ Masks with his wife and son, who was featured in Episode 42 as AstroBoy.

Dr. Brandon Pearce

Brandon Pearce is a third-year Internal Medicine resident at Ascension St. Vincent in Indianapolis.  His medical interests include pulmonary critical care and clinical education.  In his spare time, he enjoys basketball, hiking with his fat Labradors, and traveling.