Hometown: Plantation, Fla.
Undergraduate: University of Miami, Miami, Fla.
Medical School: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Fla.
Why Baylor: With a name like Nolan, Ryan Houston seemed to be beckoning to me from the start. Once I made it to H-Town, I was impressed by the facilities, resources, and ties to industry within the largest medical center in the world. Speaking to residents and faculty, I quickly realized Baylor’s was a program in which you learned fast and your experiences prepared you for a stellar career in ophthalmology. In Baylor I saw the opportunity to receive a high level of training through a learn by doing approach with tons of autonomy and volume complimenting early surgical exposure and hands on experience in the OR. The MBA in me admires the emphasis the program places on efficiency, while the foodie in me fell for the fajitas and margaritas at the pre-interview dinner.
Outside Interests: Sports: football, beach volleyball, Spikeball, ultimate frisbee, cornhole, running, swimming, hiking, snowboarding, audiobooks and pizza eating challenges.