Ameer Ajaj, MD
Dr. Ajaj was born and raised in the Philadelphia area. As an undergraduate he attended Rowan University majoring in Biology. Dr. Ajaj earned his medical degree from St. James Medical School in Anguilla. Dr. Ajaj completed his first 2 years of family medicine residency in Illinois before transitioning to Bryn Mawr Hospital for his final year of residency. Dr. Ajaj chose family medicine because of the diversity in pathology and the ability to form long lasting relationships with the people he interacts with. Dr. Ajaj is conversational in Spanish. He enjoys exercising, spending time with his loved ones, cooking (more importantly eating), science especially space related, and of course Philadelphia sports. Go Eagles!
Samuel Boateng, MD
Dr. Boateng grew up in Ghana, West Africa and earned his undergraduate degree in biology from Eastern Michigan University. He earned his medical degree from Medical College of Wisconsin and chose family medicine because of the long-term relationship with patients. "I like knowing my patients on a personal level."
Lukasz Jakimiec, DO
Dr. Jakimiec grew up in Port Chester, New York and graduated from Binghamton University with a Bachelor's degree in biology as well as minors in anthropology and studio art. He earned his medical degree from NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Jakimiec chose family medicine because it allows him to make lasting connections with his patients, address their unique challenges individually, and provide continuity of care. He is fluent in Polish.
Toluwalope Makinde, MD
Dr. Makinde was born in the United Kingdom and grew up in Canada. He completed his medical degree at St. George's University of London. As part of this program he completed his clinical hospital training at Sidney Kimmel Medical College in Philadelphia. Dr. Makinde chose to practice Family Medicine because of the focus on the whole person care and preventative medicine. His interests include geriatric care and medical informatics. He looks forward to partnering with his patients to achieve a state of mental, physical and social well-being.
Linh-Tu Ashley Thai, MD
Dr. Thai grew up in Albany, New York and earned her undergraduate degree in neuroscience from The University of Rochester. After completing an MPH in epidemiology at Columbia University, she earned her medical degree from Wayne State University. Dr. Thai chose family medicine because she enjoys engaging in community-based care through prevention and is interested in continuing research to improve patient outcomes. Dr. Thai can speak conversational Vietnamese and Spanish.
Class of 2023
Lucia Cavero, DO
Dr. Cavero moved to the United States from Cusco, Peru in 2003. She studied molecular biology during her undergraduate years at Lehigh University before completing her masters degree in biomedical sciences at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she also received her medical degree in 2020. Dr. Cavero has a particular interest in women's health and hopes educate patients in preventive medicine. She is fluent in Spanish.
Dana Curtis, MD
Dr. Dana Curtis grew up in Lower Merion and earned her undergraduate degree at Colgate University. She earned her medical degree from Sidney Kimmel Medical College. Dr. Curtis chose family medicine because she is interested in full spectrum care and preventative medicine.
Navneet Mann, DO
Dr. Mann grew up in Newark, Delaware but also spent part of her childhood in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania. She graduated from University of Delaware with an undergraduate degree in Biology and minor in History. She then received her master's in Biomedical Sciences with a concentration in Forensic Medicine and medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Family Medicine was Dr. Mann's specialty choice because she enjoys working closely with patients over time and wants to work with all age groups. Her interests include behavioral medicine and preventative medicine
Navpreet Singh, DO Dr. Singh grew up in Vineland, New Jersey and graduated from Rutgers University with a bachelor's degree in Cell Biology and Neuroscience along with a minor in Economics. He earned his medical degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. Dr. Singh chose family medicine because he enjoys developing long-term relationships with patients of all ages and working with them to provide continuity of care.
Linda Tran, DO
Dr. Linda Tran was originally from the Philadelphia area and graduated from University of the Sciences with a bachelor's degree in Biology. She earned her medical degree from Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Tran chose family medicine because she enjoys the flexibility, diversity and focus of preventative care. She is interested in full-spectrum family medicine, including complementary/integrative medicine, obesity/lifestyle medicine and osteopathic manipulative medicine. Dr. Tran is also fluent in Vietnamese.
Class of 2024
Yasser Alsharqi, DO
Prior to joining Main Line Health, Dr. Alsharqi worked with diverse hospitals and healthcare systems. From practicing medicine in developing countries to health administration in the United States, he is adept at liaising across multiple departments on business and medical levels. Dr. Alsharqi received his Bachelors in Medicine & Surgery from Baghdad University then worked on several clinical research and management projects before graduating with his Master of Public Health and Master of Business Administration from Johns Hopkins University where he focused on health policy, patient safety and global health. He earned his medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Alsharqi chose family medicine in order to provide continuity of care to patients of all ages and practice full-spectrum medicine, which integrates preventive care, behavioral health, complementary & lifestyle medicine, and osteopathic manipulative treatment.
Brian Chan, DO
Dr. Brian Chan grew up in Tenafly, New Jersey and earned his undergraduate degree in biology from Rutgers University. He earned his medical degree from Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Chan chose family medicine because he became interested in family medicine, for its emphasis on preventive medicine and being able to work with patients of all ages. His interests within medicine also include Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine and Sports & Musculoskeletal Medicine. Dr. Chan is excited and looks forward to working with you!
Jeffrey Mu, MD
Dr. Mu grew up in Hockessin, Delaware and earned his undergraduate degree in biology from University of Delaware. He then earned his medical degree from Sidney Kimmel Medical College. He chose family medicine because he loves building relationships with patients as well as knowing "a little bit of everything". He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.
Alana Payne, DO
Dr. Alana Payne grew up on Long Island NY in Freeport and graduated from Binghamton University with a Bachelors in Integrative Neuroscience. She earned her medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Payne chose Family Medicine because she enjoys the variety, flexibility, and breadth of knowledge in primary care.
Sean Rogers, DO
Hailing from Bucks County, Dr. Rogers attained his undergraduate degree in biology at Penn State University and his medical degree (forfeiting the Mr. Rogers moniker) at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Rogers is passionate about Family Medicine's holistic, unifying view of healthcare, as well as the lifelong relation Family Medicine doctors have with their patients. His specific interests include behavioral medicine, hospice and palliative care, and osteopathic manipulation. In his free time, he enjoys filmmaking, indie concerts, and writing.
Rachel Sternberg, DO
Dr. Rachel Sternberg grew up in Wayne, Pennsylvania and graduated from Lehigh University with highest honors with a bachelor's degree in Biology and minor in Health, Medicine, and Society. She earned her medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Sternberg chose family medicine because of the continuity of patient care and focus on preventative medicine. Outside of medicine she is an avid equestrian.