Danbury Hospital Obstetrics and Gynecology Program Residents

Class of 2023-PGY4s

Hannah DeSelms, MD
Hometown: Bethesda, Maryland

Undergraduate School: University of Rochester

Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Hobbies/interests and clinical interests: Reproductive Justice, Global Health, and Brunch :)

Reason for choosing Danbury: A small OBGYN program actively engaged with its community.

Ifeoma Ogamba, MD
Hometown: Milton, Massachusetts

Undergraduate School: Boston University

Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School

Hobbies/interests and clinical interests: My hobbies include finding new music especially Afrobeat music, cooking, traveling, DIY projects. Clinical interests include global health and high-risk pregnancies.

Reason for choosing Danbury: I chose Danbury because during my interview I felt that everyone I encountered was genuine and considerate of each other. Also, I liked that residents are involved in all aspects of patient care including surgeries as early as intern year. Furthermore, Connecticut is close to home.

Nicole Rainville, DO
Hometown: Falmouth, Maine

Undergraduate School: Colby College

Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

Hobbies/interests and clinical interests: Hobbies: Horseback riding, yoga, fishing.

Clinical interests: Urogynecology, pelvic pain, sexual health, family planning

Reason for choosing Danbury: I loved everything about my interview day at Danbury and felt so welcomed immediately. The small program size really was important to me as I wanted to have as much surgical experience as possible. Most importantly, my co-residents are so amazing, fun and we always look after each other.

Class of 2024-PGY3s

Amanda Ferraro, MD
Hometown: Garden City, New York

Undergraduate School: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Medical School: Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Hobbies/interests and clinical interests: In my free time, I like to draw, do bar trivia, and cook. Clinically, I most enjoy high risk pregnancy and infertility.

Reason for choosing Danbury: I loved how the residents were all like family, and how supportive the program was. It also kept me close to family and friends in New York.

Cynthia McKinney, MD
Hometown: Moorestown, NJ

Undergraduate School: Bucknell University

Medical School: St. George’s University School of Medicine

Hobbies/interests and clinical interests: cooking, spending time with family and friends, going to the beach, scuba diving, golfing, pretty much anything active. Clinical interest in urogynecology.
Reason for choosing Danbury: This program has such a warm and welcoming environment. They really focus on each individual and are dedicated to their success.

Anya Laibangyang, MD
Hometown: Los Angeles, California

Undergraduate School: Cornell University

Medical School: Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Hobbies/interests and clinical interests: Cooking/baking, clinical interests include improving surgical outcomes and managing patient expectations of surgical procedures and follow-up.

Reason for choosing Danbury: At the interview, everyone seemed to not only get along with one another but also pushed each another to be better, both personally and professionally. Since arriving, the camaraderie and teamwork among the residents, faculty and staff have been incredible! The attendings are engaging and take an active role in teaching and mentorship.

Class of 2025-PGY2s

Causey Dunlap, MD
Hometown: Jacksonville FL

Undergraduate School: Trinity College, Hartford CT

Medical School: St.George’s University

Hobbies/interests and clinical interest: Hiking, paddle boarding, kickboxing, and rewatching old rom coms. I am interested in possibly pursuing fellowship in Urogyn but keeping my options open.

Reason for choosing Danbury: The people! I had such a wonderful experience during the meet and greet and interview with the Danbury team. Everyone was so authentic and welcoming. I could tell that they were more of a family than a team and really enjoyed working, as well as spending time together outside the hospital. I knew I would get amazing training and make lifelong friends here.

Taylor Langevin, DO
Hometown: Sanford, Maine

Undergraduate School: University of New England

Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

Hobbies/interests and clinical interests: I enjoy doing just about anything outside! I love finding new trails to explore with my husband our two rescue dogs, Goose and Beau. We also enjoy boating, fishing, skiing/snowboarding, trying new restaurants, cooking, gardening, and spending time with family. Clinical interests include minimally invasive surgery and reproductive justice.

Reason for choosing Danbury: Despite virtual interviews, I felt immediately at home when interacting with residents and faculty from Danbury. The open-armed kindness I felt was genuine and has consistently held true since starting intern year. This program is small with strong community roots and excellent access to resources including a wide variety of research, DaVinci robotic training, and high fidelity simulation. I also liked the balance of layered support and graduated autonomy given starting intern year.

Jacquelyn O’Sullivan, MD
Hometown: Weymouth, MA

Undergraduate School: University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine – Maine Track
Hobbies/interests and clinical interests: General OBGYN, hiking, skiing, trivia night

Reason for choosing Danbury: I wanted to train at a community program in New England with a diverse population but I didn’t want to live in a big city so Danbury was one of the few places that met my very specific criteria. Also, the people here were some of the nicest I met on the interview trail!

Class of 2026-PGY1s

Nisha Divan, MD

Nisha Divan, MD
Hometown: Buffalo, NY

Undergraduate School: University of Rochester

Medical School: University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Hobbies/interests: Spending time with my family and friends, cheering for the Buffalo Bills (maybe this is the year they go to the Super Bowl?!), traveling, going to concerts/anywhere with live music, watching Netflix

Clinical interests: I’m still deciding! I have a strong interest in Global Health, so I’m definitely planning to incorporate that into my career. I would be really happy as a General Ob/Gyn, but I’m also considering a fellowship in REI – we’ll see!

Reason for choosing Danbury: The people and the atmosphere! On my interview day, Danbury immediately stood out to me as having such genuine, warm, and supportive faculty and residents. This has become even more clear to me since starting intern year! Our program is strong academically with a smaller community feel, allowing for each resident’s education to be individualized – which is exactly what I was looking for. I am confident that my training here will shape me into a compassionate, well-rounded Ob/Gyn, and I feel so lucky to be part of the Danbury family!

Neumann,Cosima

Cosima Neumann, MD
Hometown: Born in Germany, but raised all over! Lucky to call Germany, Qatar, and the US home.
Undergraduate School: University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Medical School: Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar

Hobbies/interests: Traveling, going to concerts & museums, thrifting, trying new restaurants with friends, and pilates

Clinical interests: chronic pelvic pain, robotic gynecologic surgery, women's mental health, and using virtual reality for empathy training in healthcare professionals

Reason for choosing Danbury: When I interviewed at Danbury, I knew I had hit the trifecta: people, resources, and location! I dreamed of joining such a tight-knit program that serves a diverse community. Danbury faculty and staff foster a positive learning environment, and the residents have access to excellent medical education resources, including an obstetric patient simulator. Danbury's proximity to NYC was also important to me, because I can hop on a plane at JFK to visit my family abroad!

Tek,Zeynep

Zeynep Tek, MD
Hometown: Woodbridge, CT

Undergraduate School: Barnard College

Medical School: The Robert Larner M.D. College of Medicine at the University of Vermont

Hobbies/interests and clinical interests: My hobbies outside of work are yoga and baking! I’m still exploring my clinical interests, as there are so many aspects of OBGYN that I love!

Reason for choosing Danbury: I loved how warm all the residents were during our meet and greet. Everyone worked well together and supported each other. It is the perfect combination of a community program with strong academic roots and the curriculum allows for residents to be well trained in all aspects of OB/GYN as well as explore their own personal interests. The residency feels like family, and I knew that I would find friendships that I will keep with me for the rest of my life.