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Current Residents

PGY1

Adwaiy Manerikar, MD

Undergraduate - Northwestern University

Medical School - Northwestern University

Clinical Interests - Adult Cardiac Surgery

Hobbies - slow-cooking meats, playing the guitar, and watching Michigan football

PGY2

Sarah Nisivaco, MD

Undergraduate - Marquette University

Medical School - Harvard Medical School

Clinical Interests - Robotic and Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery (my favorite robotic surgery is a TECAB - total endoscopic coronary artery bypass)

Hobbies - reading, rollerskating, playing the piano, salsa and ballroom dancing and learning Arabic 

PGY3

Sandeep Bharadwaj, MD

Undergraduate - Northwestern University

Medical School - Northwestern University

Clinical Interests - Adult Cardiac Surgery

Research Interests - Quality Improvement and Outcomes Research

Fun Facts - I am a professional violinist and have played over 500 concerts in the US and abroad. I am also an avid traveler. My favorite trip so far: exploring the Amazon rainforest!

PGY4

Aaron Clark, MD

Undergraduate - University of Southern Indiana

Medical School - Indiana University

Clinical InterestsI am interested most of all in adult cardiac surgery, most notably aortic and mitral valve repair, aortic root and arch repair, and advances in transcatheter approaches for these pathologies.

Fun FactsI am from Indiana and have 2 younger brothers, who live back home. They frequently visit for concerts and to watch the Cubs current mediocrity. In my free time I really enjoy the delicious restaurants of Chicago, traveling with my girlfriend Claire, who I met at Northwestern as an intern, very amateur golfing, and biking the lake front trail.

PGY6

Andre Son, MD

Undergraduate - University of California, San Diego

Medical School - New York University

Clinical Interests - Adult Cardiac Surgery

Fun facts - My wife and I couples matched to NW (CT surgery and general surgery). We got puppy during the pandemic, and it has been the best decision we have made together as a couple. 

PGY6

Paul Devlin, MD

Undergraduate - Northwestern University

Medical School - Northwestern Medical School

Clinical Interests - Congenital Heart Surgery

Fun factsI have a wonderful wife, Margaret, and daughter, Samantha (and by the time of publication) hopefully a new son (name TBD). Favorite color: blue (though I prefer blood to be red)

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