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Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellows

Karim Abbas, MD

Dr. Abbas came to the US from Egypt at the age of 18. He attended Rutgers University and received his Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences and went on to graduate St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine in Grand Cayman in 2011.  He enjoys reading, soccer and running.

Yon Chong, MD, MPH, MBA

Dr. Chong graduated Magna Cum Laude from The Ohio State University with a BS in Health Communications and thereafter from St. George's University School of Medicine. She is an unofficial food critic, unofficial travel agent (has been to over 35 countries), loves going to see her favorite bands play live, and was on Alias and Sabrina the Teenage Witch as a background actress. She is currently the Creighton University resident-fellow representative for the Nebraska and American Medical Association and will be getting married this fall in a traditional Korean wedding ceremony.

Tony Pesavento, MD

Dr. Pesavento graduated from Creighton Prep in 2003, Creighton University in 2007, and received his Masters Degree in Clinical Anatomy in 2009. He then graduated from Creighton University School of Medicine in 2013. He is interested in practicing Consultation Liaison and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. He is married to Erica Goven, a local attorney. He spends most of his free time playing golf, but also loves basketball, especially the Creighton Bluejays and Phoenix Suns.

Anureet Walia, MBBS

Dr. Walia is originally from the royal city of Patiala in Punjab, India and completed her medical school from Government Medical College, Amritsar before moving to the United States. She completed an externship at the VA medical center & Providence Hospital in Washington DC before starting her residency training.  She is interested in medical student education and has been actively involved in the M1, M2 and M3 curriculum. She is passionate about working with children and adolescents and is happy to be in the Child & Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship. In her free time she enjoys cooking, dancing, shopping (retail therapy), and travelling with her husband.

Gregory Wigington, MD

Dr. Wigington graduated UNMC College of Medicine in 2011. He is a member of the Psychiatry Interest Group at UNMC and The Helping Hands Grant Project, a mental health service project funded by the American Psychiatric Foundation.  He is interested in research and teaching. He is a collegiate golfer and enjoys playing on his free time.