Adventist Health

Tulare Internal Medicine Residency

Adventist Health Tulare is thrilled to announce the start of our Internal Medicine Residency Program!


Class of 2023-2024 PGY-1


Hasham Masood Qureshi

School: Ziauddin University – Karachi, Sindh
Hometown: Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan
Languages: English, Urdu
Hobbies: Enjoys cooking a multitude of regional and international cuisines. Takes great pleasure in hiking, long drives and traveling to new countries.
Work Experience: Internal Medicine experience in Pakistan as a medical officer and primary care physician.
Why did you choose Internal Medicine? Wide variety of cases, long-term patient/doctor relationship building.
Career plans after Residency: Pursue a fellowship to have a practice that will help build a long-term relationship with his patients, mostly in the underserved communities.


Bukhtawar Munir

School: Ameer-Ud-Din Medical College – Lahore, Pakistan
Hometown: Sarai Alamgir, Pakistan
Languages: English, Punjabi, Urdu, Hindi
Hobbies: Include playing badminton and reading books.
Work Experience: Has been working as an assistant physician under the limited license in Arizona.
Why did you choose Internal Medicine? A chance to build long-lasting relationships in my community.
Career plans after Residency: Would like to pursue a fellowship in Cardiology but is exploring other options further.


Alekhya Gaddam

School: Mamata Medical College – Khammam, Telangana, India
Hometown: Warangal, Telangana, India
Languages: English, Hindi, Telugu
Hobbies: Loves to cook and bake new recipes for her friends and family whenever she hosts parties at home and blogs about the food to her friends. Enjoys watching sports, especially cricket and playing throwball.
Work Experience: Worked as an extern at Sutter Health in Stockton.
Why did you choose Internal Medicine? Believes a primary care physician is essential in navigating the individual to prevent chronic diseases and a better quality of life apart from curing the acute illnesses.
Career plans after Residency: Wants to become a hospitalist and be an important member in the health network to offer her expertise in primary care.


Chris Albert Dy

School: Davao Medical School Foundation, Philippines
Hometown: Davao City, Philippines
Languages: Tagalog, English
Hobbies: Basketball, playing guitar and singing.
Work Experience: Home Health Registered Nurse in Florida.
Why did you choose Internal Medicine? To gain a detailed, yet general, understanding of medicine. This will provide a wide range of options for either specialization or a teaching position for residents or medical students.
Career plans after Residency: Wants to become a Cardiologist. If not, would become a PCP/Hospitalist.