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Meet Our Residents

Monica Deshmukh, M.D.

Monica Deshmukh, M.D. is a graduate of St. Matthews University.  She was born and raised in Melbourne, Florida, and received her undergraduate degree in Micro and Molecular Biology at the University of Central Florida.  Dr. Deshmukh’s interests in family medicine include urgent care and preventive medicine.  She believes patient health education is one of the main aspects of family medicine and enjoys communicating this with her patients.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors, working out, and cooking.

Monica Deshmukh, MD

Malini George, M.D.

Malini George, M.D., is a Connecticut native who received her undergraduate degree in Human Biology from SUNY Albany and her medical degree from Ross University Medical School.

Having done mission work in Mexico and traveled to over thirty countries with her family, she learned that people’s cultures and traditions play a part in their perspective toward healthcare and healing.   She hopes her experiences help her have a better understanding of her patients and their needs. Dr. George  has interests in preventive medicine and urgent care.

In her spare time, she enjoys soccer, skiing, trying new recipes and finding reasons to laugh with her friends and family.

Malini George, MD

Matthew Malczewski, M.D.

Matthew Malczewski, M.D., grew up nearby in Northwest Indiana. He completed his undergraduate studies at Purdue University in Central Indiana, and graduated from Ross University Medical School. His medical interests include preventive medicine, urgent care and sports medicine. In his free time, Dr. Malczewski enjoys working out, cooking, trying new restaurants and spending time with his wife and family.

Matthew Malczewski, MD

Niraj Shah, M.D.

Niraj Shah, M.D. grew up in Niles, Illinois, and received his Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Illinois in Chicago. He graduated from the Medical University of the Americas. Dr. Shah has interest in sports medicine and preventive medicine. In his free time, he enjoys working out, traveling, and watching movies and sports.

Raj Shah, MD

Adetunji Adegboyega, M.D.

Adetunji Adegboyega, MD., was born and raised in Nigeria. He attended Temple University in Philadelphia and obtained his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine.

His medical interests include adolescent health, integrative, preventive, and international medicine. Dr. Adegboyega believes that being a Physician is an honor and privilege.

He enjoys writing, working out, and sharing laughs with family and friends. As a Liverpool F.C. fan, he also enjoys playing, coaching, and watching soccer.

Sarvottam Bajaj, M.D.

Sarvottam Bajaj, M.D. grew up in New Delhi, India and moved to the United States in 1997 to further this educational opportunities.  He received his Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, and then pursued his medical degree from Rush University Medical College in Chicago, Illinois.  In addition, he obtained a M.S. degree at Rush University in Anatomy and Cell Biology and was heavily involved in clinical and bench research.  In his free time, he enjoys working on his cars, lifting weights and playing team sports. 

Alexandra Bossé, M.D.

Dr. Bossé was born and raised in Paris, France, and has lived in Florida for the past 14 years. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. She attended St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine while concurrently obtaining a Masters in Public Health. Her interests are obstetrics, urgent care, disaster medicine and public health. A competitive show-jumper since her teen years, she spends her spare time riding horses, as well as relaxing with friends and family.

Noreen Valla, M.D.

Noreen Valla, MD., was born in Tanzania and spent most of her life in Vancouver, British Columbia, and Tampa, Florida. She received her undergraduate degree in Life Sciences at the University of British Columbia and her medical degree from Medical University of the Americas.

Dr. Valla's medical interests include preventive medicine, promoting health literacy, women's health, and geriatrics. She enjoys advocating for her patients, as she believes that this is one of the primary roles of a family physician.

Outside of medicine, Dr. Valla enjoys spending quality time with family and friends, traveling to new and exciting places, and exploring new cultures. She also spends much of her time watching the Food Network in HD (and hopes to one day be inspired to finally cook and bake).



Britain O'Connor, M.D.

Britain O’Connor, M.D. is a graduate of Ross University School of Medicine. She was born and raised in Nebraska. Dr. O'Connor completed her undergraduate studies in biology and history at Creighton University in Omaha, NE. Her interests within family medicine include international medicine, urgent care, and rural practice. In her spare time, Dr. O’Connor enjoys cooking, playing piano, film photography, and catching up on episodes of Dr. Who. 

Ankitaben Patel, M.D.

Ankitaben Patel, M.D. is from Rancho Cucamonga, California. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of California and a graduate degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. She graduated from Ross University and has a strong interest in geriatrics and inpatient care.
In her spare time Dr. Patel enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking and swimming.

Syed Rahman, M.D.

Syed Rahman, M.D. was born and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts. He received his bachelors degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy in Boston, MA. He then received his medical degree from the Windsor University School of Medicine. Dr. Rahman's medical interests include acute care, hospital medicine, and sports medicine. He has gone on medical relief trips as a medical student and plans to continue throughout his career. In his free time, Dr. Rahman enjoys spending time with family, working out, and playing a variety of sports, especially football.



Manish Rochwani, M.D.

Manish Rochwani, M.D. was born and raised in India before moving to the United States at 13. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences with a minor in Psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago and received his M.D. from Ross University. His interests in family medicine include sports medicine, preventive medicine, and urgent care.
In his free time, Dr. Rochwani enjoys working out, spending time with family and friends. He enjoys traveling and watching and playing tennis, basketball and football.
Manish.Rochwani@rushcopley.com