Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation PGY-3 Residents


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Daniel Briggi, M.D. M.B.A.

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Hometown: Croton, New York 
Medical School: The University of Miami 
Internship: The University of Miami/Holy Cross Transitional Year 
Hobbies/Personal Interests: Exercise, being outdoors with the pup, reading nonfiction 
PM&R Interests: Sports and Spine, Interventional Pain, Cancer Rehab 
Why Baylor? I had a great experience on interview day, and this is a terrific program at a world-class medical center. Strong resident research output with a track record of good fellowship matches. Large but affordable city with good sports, food, and warm weather. 


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Royce Copeland, D.O.

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Hometown: Vista, California 
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Internship: Transitional Year at Reading Hospital 
Hobbies/Personal Interests: Barbecue food, fantasy football, longhorn athletics, golf, and spending family time with my wife, son, and dog 
PM&R Interests: Interventional pain management, regenerative medicine, musculoskeletal injuries, cancer rehabilitation, and sports 
Why Baylor? A unique opportunity to train at one of the top physical medicine and rehabilitation programs in the country with warm weather all year long! Say no more. 


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Timothy La, M.D.

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Hometown: Houston, Texas 
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine 
Internship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center 
Hobbies/Personal Interests: Chess, rock climbing, poetry, eating 
PM&R Interest: General 
Why Baylor? Houston is where my roots are, and BCM is a solid program so my decision was easy. 


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Loc Lam, D.O.

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Hometown: Bến Tre, Vietnam 
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Internship: Atrium Health Navicient The Medical Center 
Hobbies/Personal Interests: Enjoy eating, traveling, movies, playing basketball, and rock climbing 
PM&R Interest: General Physiatry, Interventional Pain Management, Prosthetics/Orthotics, SCI, EMG 
Why Baylor? Baylor has proven itself to be one of the top tier PM&R programs in the country where residents are learning from exceptional faculty and rotating at outstanding clinical sites including Texas Children Hospital and TIRR Memorial Hermann. Houston is a fantastic city offering great culture and diversity within its community while also having many phenomenal restaurants. With so much that Baylor and Houston have to offer, it has been a long dream of mine to continue my medical journey here at Baylor. 


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Felix Mintah, M.D.

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Hometown: Kumasi, Ghana 
Medical School: Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology 
Internship: General Surgery at Mercy (FitzGerald) Catholic Medical Center 
Hobbies/Personal Interests: Spending time with family and friends, Soccer (everything Manchester United) 
PM&R Interest: General rehab, Prosthetics and Orthotics 
Why Baylor? Matching into a world-renowned institution like Baylor was a dream come true! The program structure includes rotations through various institutions within the TMC resulting in a diverse, well-rounded education for a successful career in Physiatry. 


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Colton Reeh, M.D.

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Hometown: Comfort, Texas 
Medical School: McGovern Medical School 
Internship: McGovern Medical School Department of Internal Medicine 
Hobbies/Personal Interests: Quality time with family and friends, watching any sport (particularly the Texas Longhorns), running, pickleball, golf, and skiing 
PM&R Interest: Interventional pain medicine, sports medicine, regenerative medicine and general rehab 
Why Baylor? Incredibly genuine staff and co-residents with comprehensive exposure to the most complex patient population in the largest medical center in the world. In addition, the city of Houston provides a great quality of life with its diversity, social opportunities, and affordable cost of living. 


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Thy Ton, M.D.

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Hometown: Irvine, California 
Medical School: Western Michigan Homer Stryker SOM 
Internship: Transitional Year at HCA Sunrise Health: Southern Hills 
Hobbies: Rock climbing, board games, baking, eating, painting 
PM&R Interests: Sports, neurorehab, and general 
Why Baylor? Great training and learning opportunities! Because of the many different rotation sites, and because it is a relatively larger PM&R program, Baylor provides a great opportunity to see a large breath of cases and learn in a variety of different practice settings. This was important to me so I could confidently decide what sort of practice setting I would be happiest in. Also, as someone who loves to eat, I am excited to be in a diverse, affordable city with a solid food scene. 


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Catherine Velasquez, M.D.

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Hometown: Lima, Peru 
Medical School: Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia 
Internship: Internal Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine 
Hobbies/Personal Interests: Painting, cooking, table tennis, exploring new places and food, animal rescue - dog/cats/pigeons you name it 
PM&R Interest: Pediatric rehabilitation, neurorehab, MSK 
Why Baylor? Baylor is everything I was looking for. I love the diversity of clinical sites that also happen to be top training facilities, amazing residents, and faculty. Not to mention the privilege of working in the world's largest medical center!