2016 - 2020. University of Virginia School of Medicine.
Charlottesville, VA. M.D.

2012 - 2016. Brown University. Providence, RI.
Sc.B. Applied Mathematics, magna cum laude, with Honors.
Thesis: Beta Rhythms -- Quantitative Analysis of Human MEG.


2020 - Present. Resident Physician, General Surgery.
Mount Sinai Health System. New York, NY.

Summer 2017. Medical Research Assistant.
NYP/Columbia University Medical Center. New York, NY.

2014 - 2016. Emergency Department Medical Scribe.
University Emergency Medicinie Foundation. Providence, RI.

2012 - 2016. Emergency Medical Technician & Director.
Brown University Emergency Medical Services. Providence, RI.

Honors & Awards

Glorney-Raisbeck Grant in Cardiovascular Research
New York Academy of Medicine, 2017 Awardee

E.W. Hook Scholar in Medical Humanities & Ethics
U.Va. Center for Health Humanities & Ethics

Sigma Xi, 2016 Inductee

Brown University 2016 Rostropovich Award in Music (Cello)

Brown University Orchestra Concerto Competition Winner, 2015


Shin H, Law R, Tsutsui S, Moore CI, Jones SR.
The rate of transient beta frequency events predicts impaired function across tasks and species.
eLife 2017; DOI:

Shahbazov R, Kessel M, Knapp K, Azari F, Tsutsui S, Nickkholgh A, Maluf D, Pelletier S.
Does biliary duct reconstruction technique impact liver transplantation outcomes? [Abstract]
Am J Transplant 2018;

Shahbazov R, Knapp K, Tsutsui S, Nickkholgh A, Northup P, Oberholzer J, Maluf D, Shiffman M, Pelletier S.
Impact of providing care locally compared to at a transplant center for pre- and post-transplant liver patients [Abstract]
Am J Transplant 2018;