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Yonatan S. M.D.

MD in Masters in Medicine · specializes in Usmle, Physiology · 31-35 years old male

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"Hello Everybody! I am Currently a PGY 2 resident (Internal medicine) and have been tutoring for almost 10 years in courses such as Physiology, Pathophysiology, Immunology, Pharmacology, as well as USMLE preparation (Step 3 especially). The courses can be given in English, Hebrew or Spanish. Tutoring is my second passion after medicine. I love to watch my students as they progress by the day. I teach more...

"Hello Everybody! I am Currently a PGY 2 resident (Internal medicine) and have been tutoring for almost 10 years in courses such as Physiology, Pathophysiology, Immunology, Pharmacology, as well as USMLE preparation (Step 3 especially). The courses can be given in English, Hebrew or Spanish. Tutoring is my second passion after medicine. I love to watch my students as they progress by the day. I teach in a fun, laid back manner in order for you to understand the desired subject rather than just memorize it. When tutoring, I hope to help students comprehend the content they're working with as well as to form helpful study strategies so they can achieve success independently. To my experience, this method gives great short AND long term results when preparing for an exam, pass a course or just to get the hold of a subject. When I teach, I make sure to remain flexible and adaptable, in order to best serve the needs and abilities of each student. Please feel free to contact me with any question/Inquiry Looking forward to meeting you!" less...

Details

fee: $100 (for 60 min, negotiable)
years of tutoring: 5-10
students tutored: 10-50
travel distance: 20 miles
tutoring method: in-person and online
member for: 2 years and 1 month
award: Red apple

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email: on file

Education and Qualifications

certified: Yonatan Sakian is a certified tutor

I graduated from medical school in an esteemed University in Europe as summa cum laude. I have cleared all 3 steps in the USMLE Examinations.

Havertown, PA 19083

Subjects Tutored

Elementary & Junior High School
Elementary Math
Languages
English as 2nd LanguageHebrew
College
AnatomyBiology (Cell)
BiophysicsCell Biology
ImmunologyMicrobiology
PharmacologyPhysiology
Test Prep
USMLE

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"100 stars for Yoni"

I'd give Yoni 100 stars if I could. When I think back to our first session compared with some of our last ones there is such a contrast in my confidence in myself and my knowledge. When I started I wasn't even sure that passing Step 1 would be a possibility, by the time of my exam I was sure of it. He helps tremendously with his approach to topics and is very positive, for example instead of saying you’re wrong or you don’t know this he’ll ask what else can you tell me. He is uplifting where other tutors can be condescending. It’s very easy to go over topics with Yoni and if you have any confusion he easily explains in different ways and will continue to explain any topic until you understand. He makes fantastic examples that are fun or funny that I will still never forget due to how he simplifies concepts and makes them easily relatable to the topic. I hold a high regard for Yoni and I absolutely look forward to working with him on future exams

"A quality educator"

Yonatan is a quality educator and will undoubtedly be an asset your exam preparation. He is able to address both unique and topic based issues in an effective, memorable, and affordable way. He helps to understand rather than memorize, and draws contrast between similar issues within a topic to clarify the content. I am a student who often scores lower than my knowledge represents, and suffered on step one. My step two scores brought me to the competitive place that I needed to be to feel confident entering the match. I whole heartedly endorse Yonatan to any student who is in need of his help.

"Yonatan has an intangible technique of teaching"

INCREDIBLE!! For me, this was more than just the final Step Exam. Passing this exam represented me overcoming a huge hurdle. I remember telling Yonatan during our first conversation that "the stakes are high". And I knew after our first session that he knew exactly what I meant. Many tutors have the ability to explain commonly tested concepts and answer multiple choice questions, but Yonatan has an intangible technique of teaching. I am certain that the adage- '2 months, 2 weeks, #2 pencil' has been untrue for some time now. Yonatan made me feel confident to take the exam. After having just received my Step 3 exam score, I know that I owe a lot of credit to Yonatan. I would not have accomplished one of my life time goals without him. He's a truly special person.

"An encouraging professional"

Yonatan is a tutor that anyone preparing for the Step 3 USMLE could ever want. He is a very intelligent, experienced, and an encouraging professional who unlike many tutors does not overwhelm you with material. He is competent in many disciplines and is able to simplify complex medical topics. Biostatistics and CCS were both topics on Step 3 that were insufficiently covered in prior courses I had taken. Yonatan explained statistics in a way that I could understand it and know what to do when I approached similar questions on my own. I cannot emphasize enough how well he taught the CCS portion of the exam. I tried multiple review courses (one exclusively for CCS) and none compared to the method Yonatan taught me to use for CCS. I felt more comfortable approaching the CCS cases because I knew how to proceed whether or not I knew the diagnosis. With Yonatan's guidance, I was able to improve my CCS score significantly. Yonatan is dependable and truly cares about your testing needs as well as your future success. I highly recommend him for your USMLE Step 3 preparation.

"Highest Recommendation"

Yonatan is an excellent tutor. He is pleasant to work with and is very professional, knowledgeable, and dependable. He is quick to respond and easy to reach for questions. He has been very valuable in my preparation for the USMLE. He helped to improve my weak areas and helped to build my confidence and outlook of the exam. I would gladly take more sessions with him. I give him my highest recommendation.