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, 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. 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. Ed El Sayed

Dr. Ed El Sayed is a faculty member at Touro College of Medicine in New York City. He is the pharmacology editor for Dr Fischer's books, Q banks and video material. Dr. El Sayed knows exactly the right amount of pharmacology for USMLE and COMLEX and has an energy for teaching and an attention to detail that is unsurpassed. (except by Dr. Fischer!)

Dr. Victoria Hastings

Dr. Victoria Hastings is a resident physician in obstetrics and gynecology at New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. She received her master of public health in biostatistics and epidemiology at Saint Louis University and her doctorate of osteopathic medicine at NYIT College of Medicine, where she was accepted into the academic medicine scholars program and has been teaching ever since. She is section editor of Master the Boards: USMLE Step 3's chapter on biostatistics. She is the author of MedQuest's Biostatistics and Epidemiology course.