Joseph O'Brien, DO
Dr. Joe O’Brien grew up in Vienna, Virginia, and attended the University of Virginia for his undergraduate degree. He earned a master’s degree in physiology at Georgetown University and then went on to earn his medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. O’Brien chose family medicine because he enjoys caring for patients of all ages. He is also interested in pursuing a fellowship in sports medicine.
Jason Sellers, MD
Dr. Jason Sellers is originally from the Philadelphia area and graduated from Boston University with a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry. After working in the pharmaceutical industry, he earned his master’s degree in biomedical engineering in Paris, France. He returned to Philadelphia and earned his medical degree at Temple University School of Medicine. He chose family medicine for its diversity of patients and the focus on preventive care.
Andrew Short, MD
Dr. Andrew Short grew up in south central Pennsylvania and earned his undergraduate degree at West Chester University. After earning a master’s degree in biomedical science at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic medicine, he earned his medical degree at American University in the Caribbean. Dr. Short is excited to be a resident at Bryn Mawr Family Practice and looks forward to pursuing his interest in sports medicine during residency.
Kelly Strickler, DO
Dr. Kelly Strickler grew up in Cape May Court House, New Jersey, and earned her bachelor’s degree in biology. She earned her medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Strickler chose family medicine because it allows her to form lasting relationships with her patients and their families. She is interested in full-spectrum family medicine, including pediatrics, women’s health, and preventive care.
Class of 2021
Elise Paquin, MD
Dr. Elise Paquin grew up in New England, attending Boston University for both her undergraduate degree as well as a master’s degree in biochemistry. She then earned her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College before completing two years of general surgical residency with Northwell Health (formerly North Shore/Long Island Jewish). Dr. Paquin chose to change to a career in family medicine because it allows her to focus more on preventative medicine and education, and is excited to help her patients take control of their health.
Amanda Stahl, DO
Dr. Amanda Stahl grew up in Scranton, Pennsylvania and graduated from the University of Scranton with her undergraduate degree in Philosophy and Biology. She earned her medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Stahl chose family medicine because “it is a dedication to walking with our patients when they struggle to stand: to walk with them on good and bad days, to fight for their well-being when they cannot fight for themselves, and to hear their hopes, dreams, and fears when others find it hard to listen.” She is interested in preventative care for all ages and osteopathic manipulative medicine. She enjoys Disney, cooking, and walking her German Shepherd, Stella.
Ama Tettey-Fio, MD
Dr. Ama Tettey-Fio was born in Akron, Ohio and graduated from Swarthmore College with a bachelor's degree in English literature and a minor in interpretation studies. She earned her master's in biology at Mississippi College before attending medical school at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University. Dr. Tettey-Fio chose family medicine to practice full-spectrum care and has special interests in integrative medicine and women's health.
David Yaron, MD
A Lower Merion native, Dr. David Yaron received bachelors and master’s degrees in neuroscience at the Johns Hopkins University before earning his medical degree from the Thomas Jefferson University College of Medicine. An avid believer in life-long learning, his interests are in patient education, addiction medicine, and mental health. Dr. Yaron cannot begin to describe how excited he is to be a resident at Bryn Mawr Family Practice, and looks forward to meeting you!
Eleanora Yeiser, DO
Dr. Eleanora Yeiser grew up in the Philadelphia area and earned her undergraduate degree in psychology from La Salle University. She earned her medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Yeiser chose family medicine for its emphasis on preventative care and the opportunity to partner with people of all ages and backgrounds to maximize their health and live as well as they can.
Class of 2022
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.
Shelby Keyser, DO
Dr. Keyser grew up in Southern California and graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a B.S. in integrative biology and physiology. She earned her medical degree from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harlem, New York. Dr. Keyser chose family medicine because she enjoys getting to know the patient as an individual and appreciates the opportunity to provide full spectrum care. Her additional interests include osteopathic manipulative treatment, sports medicine, women’s health, and integrative medicine.
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.