Meet the Residents

The New England Eye Center, Tufts University School of Medicine Residency in Ophthalmology offers a three-year program that blends clinical training, academic activities, and research opportunities. There are four residents in each of the three years of the program.

First-Year Residents

Yi Ling Dai, MD

Medical School: Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
Hometown: Suzhou, China
Hobbies: Hiking, Traveling, Thrifting, and Food

Kate V. Dennett, MD

Medical School: Albany Medical College
Hometown: Highlands Ranch, CO
Hobbies: Watching and playing sports (Ice Hockey, Soccer), Travel, Reading and eating Chipotle.

Erin M. Lanzo, MD

Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Hometown: Baltimore, MD
Hobbies: hiking, visiting National Parks, reading, coffee drinking, city walks

Teresa P. Horan, MD

Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Hometown: Salem, CT
Hobbies: Kayaking, swimming, and traveling.

Second-Year Residents

Christine Shen, MD

Allison V. Coombs, DO, MS

Medical School: New York Institute of Technology of Osteopathic Medicine
Hometown: Danvers, MA
Hobbies: Traveling with my family, cooking, boating.

Jarod Santoro, MD

Nisha Dhawlikar, MD, MPH

Medical School: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Hometown: Holmdel, New Jersey
Hobbies: Traveling, running, being on or by the water, wine tasting, and catching up with friends.

Eleni Konstantinou, MD

Gavin A. Gorrell, MD

Medical School: University of New Mexico
Hometown: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Hobbies: Mountain biking, ski touring, climbing, half-hearted trail “running”, dinner parties, and keeping houseplants alive (mostly).

Gosia Dymerska, MD

Chelsea L. Gottschalk, MD

Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Hometown: Phoenix, MD
Hobbies: Baking, cello, cookbooks, indoor plants

Third-Year Residents

Christine Shen, MD

Christine Shen, MD

Medical School: Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
Hobbies: Concerts, cooking, ceramics, gardening, hiking!
Hometown: Parker, CO

Jarod Santoro, MD

Jarod Santoro, MD

Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Hobbies: Traveling, Cheering for Red Sox & Patriots, Skiing
Hometown: Providence, Rhode Island

Eleni Konstantinou, MD

Eleni Konstantinou, MD

Medical School: University of Athens School of Health Sciences, Greece
Hobbies: traveling, ballet, skiing, playing the guitar
Hometown: Athens, Greece

Gosia Dymerska, MD

Gosia Dymerska, MD

Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Hobbies: cooking, traveling, running, hiking
Hometown: Ostroleka, Poland

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