About Us

MedQuest is the brainchild of Conrad Fischer, M.D., our Founder and CEO. He is assisted by our medical faculty, Creative Director Nicholas Russell, and Tech Specialist Noah Ottenstein.

View a list of study guides, books and flashcards from our authors, available from Amazon.com.

Dr. Conrad Fischer

Dr. Conrad Fischer is an award-winning medical educator, Associate Professor of Medicine at Touro College of Medicine in New York City and a public health advocate. He is the most prolific author of clinical textbooks in USMLE and COMLEX in the world! Over the last 25 years, there are 500,000 books in print authored by Dr. Fischer. Dr. Fischer is the Residency Program Director at Brookdale Hospital Medical Center in Brooklyn. Use his materials and get a great score! No program in the WORLD has as many great educators and authors as Brookdale! No medical school in the world has faculty as competent and good looking as Drs Fischer, Sonpal and Paras!

Dr. Niket Sonpal

Dr. Niket Sonpal is the Associate Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency at Brookdale Hospital Medical Center in Brooklyn!  He was Chief Resident at Lenox Hill Hospital – Northshore LIJ Health System and is the co-author for the best selling Master the Boards: USMLE Step 2 CK and Step 3 books. He has been teaching USMLE, COMLEX and ABIM courses for more than ten years and is a fellow of the American College of Physicians. Follow Dr. Sonpal on Twitter @nsonpal!

Dr. Elizabeth August

Dr. Elizabeth August associate Program Director in Family Practice at Palisades Medical Center in New Jersey. She is co-author of Master the Boards: USMLE Step 2 CK and the Section Editor of Master the Boards: USMLE Step 3's chapters on Obstetrics, Gynecology and Pediatrics. She has been producing medical education literature for the last five years. She is former Chief Resident in Family Practice at Hoboken Hospital and an attending at Hackensack Hospital, the number one ranked hospital in New Jersey, where she teaches medical students from Touro College of Medicine in New York City.

Dr. Christos Paras

Dr. Christos Paras has taught USMLE Step 1, 2, 3 and Internal Medicine Board Review Courses for over 10 years. Dr. Paras received his DO in Osteopathic Medicine from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. He is also a Board Certified specialist in Clinical Hypertension. Dr. Paras is the Associate Program Director in Medicine at Brookdale Hospital Medical Center.  He is also an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in New York City as well as assistant professor of medicine at NYIT COM.  He has taught medical board review programs throughout the United States and online.

Dr. Phil Koehler

Dr. Phil Koehler is a resident in Preliminary Internal Medicine at Lankenau Medical Center and will be completing residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA.  He is co-author of Master the Boards: USMLE Step 2 CK and is a former Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Teaching Fellow at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM).  He is a Nicholas S. Nicholas DO Memorial Scholarship recipient and has a passion for teaching OMM and board preparation for both USMLE and COMLEX-USA.

Dr. Ahmed El Sayed

Dr. Ed El Sayed is a clinical pharmacologist and board certified pharmacotherapy specialist based in New York City. His research interests include HIV, viral hepatitis, immunizations, and public health.