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From Graduates

From Graduates


Niket Sonpal, MD
Medical School: Medical University of Silesia 2009
Residency: Lenox Hill Hospital, NY
Chief Residency: Lenox Hill Hospital 2014
Fellowship: Gastroenterology at Lenox Hill Hospital 2017
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Dr. Niket Sonpal is a native of Long Island, NY and a graduate of Medical University of Silesia – Hope Medical Institute in Poland. After completing his residency in Internal Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital he was selected to be the 2013-2014 Chief Resident at Lenox Hill Hospital – Northshore LIJ Health System and the co-author for the best selling Master the Boards: USMLE Step 2 CK, Master the Boards Step 3, and Master the Boards: Internal Medicine. He is also the Chief Operating Officer for Medquest Test Prep, Director of Medical Education for Picmonic Test Prep.

He is also Assistant Clinical professor at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine and Assistant Clinical Professor at St. Georges University School of Medicine. He’s spoken and presented at over 25 national and regional conferences on his research and is a regular participant in national USMLE/COMLEX courses, as well as presentations to medical students, graduates, and residents on the match process. Recently Dr. Sonpal was chosen as one of top ten national residents for the Medelita-Dupont Honoring Excellent Resident Observations also known as the H.E.R.O. Campaign;.

Dr. Sonpal is also on the board of the NY- American College of Physicians (NYACP), and AAPI-NYC-METRO as the MSRF liaison. He has recently become a board member for NYCMS (New York Country Medical Society). Dr. Sonpal is completing his fellowship in gastroenterology at Lenox Hill Hospital and will continue his work in the field of medical student and resident test preparation.


Rohan Mankikar, MD
Medical School: Medical University of Lublin 2011
Residency: Morehouse School of Medicine 2014
Chief Residency: Morehouse School of Medicine 2015
Fellowship: Pulmonology Fellow at University of South Carolina 2017

Dr. Rohan Mankikar was born in New Jersey and graduated from The Medical University of Lublin in 2011. After completing residency in internal medicine at The Morehouse School Of Medicine/Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, GA in 2014, he was asked to serve as chief resident. He was awarded Resident of The Year in his hospital and was inducted into the Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society for his passion for teaching medical students. He is also board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. As chief resident, he has provided didactic teaching to residents which he hopes to continue to do as a mentor for our medical students.

Dr. Mankikar has authored several abstracts and projects in the field of Pulmonary/Critical Care medicine as well as serving on the committee for the Southeast Chapter of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. In addition, he was part of the American College of Physicians (ACP) Governor’s Council where he provided his perspective on Georgia’s health care policies to legislators. Dr. Mankikar will be starting a fellowship at The University of South Carolina in Pulmonary Medicine and will be conducting cutting edge research in the field of interventional pulmonology.


Pratik Jain, MD
Medical School: Medical University of Lublin 2007-2012
Residency: Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, Queens, NY
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Dr. Pratik Jain was born in India and immigrated to Virginia at the age of 10. He graduated from the Medical University of Lublin in 2012 with honors. He successfully pre-matched to Jamaica Hospital Psychiatry Program starting 2015. In the interim, between his graduation and residency match, Pratik co-authored two poster presentations which were selected for display at the National Scientific Assembly in Philadelphia. He also did a research study titled “Can We Talk– Cultural Communication Analysis of Doctor-Patient Relationship” which was selected for presentation at the STFM Conference in Chicago. Dr. Jain also worked as a Clinical Research Assistant helping manage a clinical site in Queens NY. He worked on STOP Sepsis Collaborative Research, for compliance with New York State Regulations for NYHQ as a research volunteer.

Pratik stayed deeply involved in the community throughout his medical training. Some of the programs he participated in and continues to stay active with are the YMCA Community Events, Annual Women’s Conference and Health Fair, and serving as a consultant for Helping Town’s Autism Awareness and Fundraising Event. Dr. Jain will start his internship year July 2015.