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Lung Center

Alumni Updates — Winter 2023

Appointments and Accolades

Steve Lando, MD (Class of 1998). He joined Pulmonary Associates of Lancaster in 1998 and he has been the president of the practice since 2008. He has been the Medical Director for Lancaster General Hospital (LGH) Intermediate ICU since 2005 and the Chief of LGH Division of Pulmonary Medicine since 2007

Courtney Dostal, DO (Class of 2014). She is an Assistant Adjunct Professor for Temple Medical School GIM. She is the Medical Director for the Lung Transplant Program at St Luke’s University Health Network in Lehigh Valley which is affiliated to the Temple Lung Center in Philadelphia. 

Erin Camac, DO (Class of 2015). She is an Associate Professor of Medicine and the Program Director of the Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.


Massa Zantah, MD and Eduardo Dominguez Castillo, MD (Class of 2020) welcomed their daughter Salma Dominguez on July 24, 2022.

Tse-Shuen Jade Ku, MD (Class of 2020) welcomed Lucas Mechas on May 17, 2022.

Zach Dorey-Stein, MD (Class of 2021) celebrated his wedding on May 21 2022. In the picture are the bride Dr. Shilpa Samudrala and her sister Sindhu, who is a current third-year medical student at Temple. 


Stephen E. Codella, MD (Class of 2024)

Stephen was born on March 24, 1990 and passed away on January 27, 2022 after a battle with cancer. After earning his Doctorate of Medicine degree in 2016, Stephen pursued a residency in Internal Medicine at Temple University Hospital. He went on to become an attending physician in the Department of Pulmonary Medicine before being accepted into Temple's Fellowship program in Pulmonary and Critical Care. He will forever be honored as a member of the fellowship class of 2024.

The halls of Temple University Hospital will mourn the loss of a caring and dedicated physician whose intelligence, compassion, and smile helped innumerable patients, students, and colleagues. 

A fund has been developed in Stephen’s memory in support of the fellowship program. Donate here.

Graduating Fellows – Class of 2022

Congratulations to our 10 fellows who graduated on June 30 2022: Oisin O'Corragain, Ryan Townsend, Daniel Sacher, Ekamjeet Randhawa, Janpreet Mokha, Harwood "John Scott", Navjot Kaur, Ifeoma Oriaku, Melinda Darnell, Fusun Dikengil. 

Read more in the Winter 2023 edition of the Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine Newsletter for Temple Lung Center alumni: