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Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellows

Dr. Elizabeth Coray

Elizabeth Coray, MD

Year of Completion: 2021
Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine
Residency: UCLA Tri-Campus Residency Program, Los Angeles, CA - Pediatrics

Lisa originally hails from the western US; she did her pediatrics residency at UCLA, but moved to New England in 2008 to work in a community hospital pediatric emergency department.

When she's not working, she likes to cook, garden and wander in the woods with her dog, Zoe. She came to Baystate for pediatric emergency medicine fellowship in order to get experience with the trauma and subspecialty patients she has missed while working in the community, and is really looking forward to getting out into the Berkshires in her spare time.

Dilruba Khanam, DO

Dr. Dilruba Khanam

Year of Completion: 2022
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie
Residency: Cooper Medical School of Rowan University - Pediatric

When I applied to PEM fellowship programs, I had hoped to train alongside with very talented PEM physicians at a busy Pediatric ED where I can take care of acutely ill or injured children with a wide range of pathology and trauma. At Baystate, I found the perfect environment and met some amazing people! The PEM faculty is supportive and honest. They are dedicated to teaching fellows, and helping each fellow grow as a physician. There is a culture of Baystate. People become your friends, and genuinely care about your dreams and aspirations.  It is a great place to explore my interests and eventually find my niche. I am curious to explore bedside ultrasound, child abuse, simulation education, and international medicine.

I grew up in Brooklyn, NY, and then I have lived in 4 different states including Massachusetts! My parents and my younger sister still reside in Brooklyn. I completed my undergraduate studies in biochemistry and graduate studies in Masters in Public Health/Public Policy at Stony Brook University. I completed my Pediatrics residency in Camden, NJ. In my spare time, I like to go hiking (especially to see waterfalls), walking in the woods, camping, going to concerts or music festivals, running, traveling, finding beautiful small towns, going to farmers’ markets, eating a variety of international cuisine, drinking wine and reading non-fiction, and watching comedy or documentaries. I cannot wait to get out into the outdoors in Western Mass. 

Andrew Tang, DO

Dr. Andrew Tang

Year of Completion: 2022
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Coney Island Hospital Program - Internal Medicine

Born and bred in sunny Southern California, I am an unabashed In-n-Out fanatic and burrito connoisseur. After going to college at UCLA, I moved to the East Coast to pursue a career in medicine, gorge on cheesesteaks, and eventually swear my allegiance to “Fly Eagles Fly.” Intoxicated with the swashbuckling charm of the Northeast, I decided to spend the past 3 years in Brooklyn for my pediatric residency whilst of course, searching for the perfect dollar slice.

Besides an obvious obsession with food, I am a lover of embarrassing dance moves, traveling the globe, and being a devout follower of all things basketball. My happy place is the beach and my free time revolves around the perpetual quest for sunshine. Professionally, I am an advocate for providing immediate care in underserved areas and I aspire to use my training for a future in international medicine and disaster relief.

I chose Baystate because of the immediate warm welcome that I received. Everyone was genuinely kind, friendly, and made a distinct effort to know me as a person as well as a physician. Coupled with a state of the art emergency department and expansive encatchment area with high volume and acuity, it was an easy choice to move to Springfield and I am beyond excited to start my fellowship at Baystate!

Ryan Paranal, MD

Dr Ryan ParanalYear of Completion: 2023
Residency: Cohen Children’s Medical Center, Pediatrics
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine

I was born and raised in NJ before attending Providence College in Rhode Island for undergrad. After graduation, I obtained my medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia. From here, I went on to complete my residency in pediatrics at Cohen Children's Medical Center in NY, and am now a pediatric emergency medicine fellow at Baystate. I have a wide variety of clinical interests, including medical education, toxicology, trauma, and ultrasound; however, I'm looking forward to exploring the different opportunities PEM has to offer. In my free time, I like working out, spending time outdoors, and playing basketball and volleyball.

Baystate stood out to me because I was looking for a place that complimented my experience as a resident. This program produces well-rounded clinicians, has a variety of pathology, and cares for a large volume of sick patients requiring acute care. It prioritizes trainee education, and there is a supportive environment amongst faculty and staff that naturally fosters a collaborative atmosphere.

Lauren McNickle, MD

Year of Completion: 2024
Medical School: Frank H. Netter, MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University, North Haven, CT
Residency: Penn State University/Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA