People

Hear it from the housestaff...

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John Hollowed, MD
HometownMercer Island, WA
Undergraduate

Biology

Carleton College

Northfield, MN

Medical SchoolCreighton University
Program TrackCategorical Internal Medicine
Career Plans

Cardiology Fellowship

What attracted you to OVMC?

I did an elective rotation as a medical student and loved the family atmosphere, the patient population, and most of all the team dynamic that many of the services upheld.

What is your favorite memory from OVMC?

Showing up the first day and seeing two Cowboys riding through the the parking lot.

What is the rarest disease you've seen at OVMC?

Ocular syphilis/optic neuritis

What is your favorite restaurant in LA?

Canters Deli

What are your hobbies?

Running, hiking, grilling, ruining songs during karaoke

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Lara Hamadani, MD
HometownGlendale, CA
Undergraduate

Human Physiology and Neuroscience

UC San Diego

La Jolla, CA

Medical SchoolVirginia Commonwealth University
Program Track

Categorical Internal Medicine

Chief Resident, 2015-2016

Career Plans

Primary Care

What attracted you to OVMC?

The people. I immediately felt a sense of community and camaraderie and knew I would fit in just right. Three years later and I still feel the same way.

What is your favorite memory from OVMC?

Spring Retreat in Las Vegas during intern year

What is the rarest disease you've seen at OVMC?

Histiocytic Sarcoma

What is your favorite restaurant in LA?

Gingergrass in Silver Lake

What are your hobbies?

Baking, watching brainless chick-flicks, being next to water