About our Medical Advisors
Kaplan's Medical Advisors use their valuable experience and expertise to help you succeed in your USMLE review and Residency Match preparation. Below is a sample of some of the experience you can come to expect from our advising team.
Dr. Hany Ezzat
Dr. Hany Ezzat is a graduate of the University of Alexandria, and is fluent in Arabic and English. He has a passion for advising medical students. Hany has assisted many medical students in preparing for the board exams and in pursuing their residency goals. He has held a leadership role in many organizations and is available to answer all your questions regarding the USMLE and residency match process.
Dr. Maana Haghani
Dr. Maana Haghani is a graduate of Xavier University School of Medicine. She is experienced in teaching and advising students. Maana prepares student doctors for the USMLE examinations by creating customized study plans and meeting on regular basis to monitor their progress. She also provides advice to international medical graduates to guide them through residency match process. Maana is fluent in English and Persian. She is ready to meet with you and answer your questions about USMLE and residency timeline.
Dr. Payal Kumar
Dr. Payal Kumar is a graduate of Windsor University School of Medicine. She has successfully completed USMLE Steps 1, 2CK and 2CS, and is ECFMG certified. After graduation, Payal spent time doing research and teaching. She found her passion in educating and advising students, and has spent many years successfully guiding future US physicians through the Match process.
Mark Ratliff is a graduate of The Ohio State University and has spent the past 8 years instructing and advising International students and doctors. His use of personalized study techniques and extensive teaching expertise motivates his students and helps them achieve their goals.
Mary Diedrich is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York. She has spent the last ten years advising students and is committed to helping them achieve the highest scores possible on their USMLE exams. Mary has advised US and International Medical Graduates on their path to residency as the Detroit Medical Advisor and now as a National Medical Advisor.
Dr. Kanee Emery
Dr. Kanee Emery graduated from St. George's University and has successfully completed Step 1, Step 2 CK and Step CS. After graduating, she decided to take some time off before applying to residency. Kanee is looking forward to assisting you with any questions that you may have about the Match process or preparing for the USMLE.
*Advising appointments are intended for students and graduates of medical programs outside the U.S. and Canada.