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Chief Resident Class of 2018
Chief Resident Class of 2018

General Surgery Recent Graduates

Post Graduate Positions for 2018 Graduating Chief Residents

Ravinder Bamba, MDRavi Bamba, MD

Undergraduate:Washington University in St. Louis
Medical School: University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Research: Vanderbilt University, Plastic Surgery 
Fellowship: Indiana University Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Anne Chin Fabrizio, MDAnne Fabrizio, MD

Undergraduate: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Medical School: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Research: Johns Hopkins Medical Institutes, Colorectal Surgery
Fellowship: Brigham and Women's, Colorectal Surgery

Conor Hynes, MDConor Hynes, MD

Undergraduate: Villanova University
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Research: VAMC-DC, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
Military Service Staff Surgeon, USS Lincoln
Fellowship: Washington University in St. Louis, Cardiothoracic Surgery

Amanda Pysher, MDAmanda Pysher, MD

Undergraduate: Northeastern University
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Fellowship: University of Virginia, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Michael Sosin, MDMichael Sosin, MD

Undergraduate: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Medical School: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Research: NYU Langone, R. Adams Shock Trauma Center, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutes, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Fellowship: NYU Langone Medical Center, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Post Graduate Positions for 2017 Graduating Chief Residents

Johnny Costello, MD

Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Research: Joseph E. Robert, Jr. Fellow in Pediatric Surgery Innovation; The Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Children's National Health System, Washington, DC  
Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Chicago, IL

Chris Devulapalli, MD

Undergraduate: University of Delaware
Medical School: Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Research: Plastic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Fellowship: Plastic Surgery, University of Miami

Elizabeth Hechenbleikner, MD

Hometown: Charlotte, NC 
Undergraduate: 
Wake Forest University 
Medical School: University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Research: Armstrong Institute Resident Scholars Program in Patient Safety and Quality, John Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Fellowship: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, NY

Annie Roberts, MD

Hometown: Pasadena, CA
Undergraduate: College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
Medical School: University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Research: Pediatric Surgery, The Saban Research Institute, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, CA

Post Graduate Positions for 2016 Graduating Chief Residents

Butler

Caroline Butler, MD

Hometown: Bethesda, MD
Undergraduate: The College of William and Mary
Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Research: Surgical Oncology Fellow, Surgery Branch, National Cancer Institute of National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Fellowship: Trauma and Critical Care, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL

Hong_Young_LRYoung K. Hong, MD

Hometown: Richmond, VA
Undergraduate: University of Virginia
Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Research: Clinical Fellow, Thoracic Oncology Lab, Surgery Branch, National Cancer Institute of National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Fellowship: Surgical Oncology, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Grant_Christa_LRChrista Grant, MD

Hometown: Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Undergraduate: Lehman College, City University of New York
Medical School: SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Research: Gastrointestinal Tissue Engineering, The Saban Research Institute at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, CA
Fellowship: Pediatric Surgery, The University of Michigan

EmersonDominic Emerson, MD

Hometown: Seattle, WA
Undergraduate: University of Washington, Seattle
Medical School: University of Washington, Seattle
Research: Cardiac Surgery Outcomes, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, DC
Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cedars Sinai, Los Angeles, CA

Post Graduate Positions for 2015 Graduating Chiefs

Erin Hall MDErin Hall, MD, MPH

Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine
Fellowship: Trauma Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, University of Maryland

Russell Langan, MD

Medical School: St. George’s University School of Medicine
Research: Immunotherapy and Surgical Oncology Fellowship, National Cancer Institute
Fellowship: Surgical Oncology Fellowship, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Allison Linden, MD, MPH

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Research: Paul Farmer Global Surgery Research Fellowship, Harvard Medical School/Boston Children’s Hospital
Fellowship: Pediatric Surgical Critical Care, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, CA
Fellowship: ECMO, University of Chicago, IL

Manish Tushar Raiji, MD, MA

Medical School: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Research: Surgical Oncology Fellowship, National Cancer Institute
Fellowship: Pediatric surgery, University of Chicago, IL

Trevor Upham, MD

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Research: Surgical Oncology Fellowship, National Cancer Institute
Fellowship: Thoracic Surgery, University of California, San Diego

Post Graduate Positions for 2014 Graduating Chiefs

Pattakos_Greg_LRGreg Pattakos, MD

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Research: Cleveland Clinic
Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Texas Heart Institute

SofatSujata Gill, MD

Medical School: SUNY - Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Fellowship: Laparoscopic Surgery; Emory University

Jackson_Rubie_LRRubie Sue Jackson, MD

Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Research: VA Medical Center
Fellowship: Breast Surgical Oncology; Anne Arundel Medical Center

lanierBrock Lanier, MD

Medical School: University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Research: National Institutes of Health
Fellowship: Plastic Surgery Fellowship, University of Southern California

KwonYong Kwon, MD

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Research: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Fellowship: Abdominal Organ Transplantation; Georgetown University Hospital

Post Graduate Positions for 2013 Graduating Chiefs

KardooniSheri Kardooni, MD

Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Fellowship: Trauma/ Critical Care Surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital

Lo_Denise_LRDenise Lo, MD

Medical School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Fellowship: Abdominal Organ Transplantation at Emory University Hospital

Mathur_Aarti_LRAarti Mathur, MD

Medical School: University of Texas School of Medicine
Fellowship: Endocrine Surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital

Spurlock_david_lrDavid Spurlock, MD

Medical School: University of Michigan School of Medicine
Fellowship: Thoracic Surgery at University of Michigan

ThenappanArun Thenappan, MD

Medical School: SUNY - Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Fellowship: Pediatric Surgical Critical Care at University of Michigan

Post Graduate Positions for 2012 Graduating Chiefs

DeCesareGary DeCesare, MD

Medical School: University of South Florida College of Medicine
Fellowship: Plastic Surgery Fellowship at UCLA

GrahamJay Graham, MD

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Fellowship: Transplant Surgery Fellowship, Columbia University Hospital

ReinersmanMatthew Reinersman, MD

Medical School: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Fellowship: Thoracic Surgery Fellowship at Mayo Clinic

SidaniShafik Sidani, MD

Medical School: American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
Fellowship: Colorectal Surgery Fellowship at the University of Minnesota

VettukattilAnit Vettukattil, MD

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia
Fellowship: Minimally Invasive Fellowship at Rhode Island Hospital of Brown University

Post Graduate Positions for 2011 Graduating Chiefs

raeLisa Rae, MD

Medical School: University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
Fellowship: Burn Fellowship at University of Washington

thatchKeith Thatch, MD

Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine
Fellowship: Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Michigan

vargaSteve Varga, MD

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Fellowship: Trauma and Critical Care Fellowship at UCLA

wongJoyce Wong, MD

Medical School: Albany Medical College
Fellowship: Surgical Oncology Fellowship at Moffitt Cancer Center

Post-Graduate Positions for 2010 Graduating Chiefs

  • Elizabeth David
    Fellowship: Thoracic Surgery, University of Texas, Anderson Cancer Center
  • Jennifer Sexton, MD
    Fellowship: Vascular Surgery, Washington Hospital Center
  • Mark Slidell, MD
    Fellowship: Pediatric Surgery, Children's National Medical Center
  • Africa Wallace, MD
    Fellowship: Thoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Post-Graduate Positions for 2009 Graduating Chiefs

  • Sara Bloom, MD
    Fellowship: Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Institute, New York, NY
  • David Bruno, MD
    Fellowship: Abdominal Organ Transplantation Fellowship, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Derrick Cox, MD
    Fellowship: Oncology Fellowship, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY
  • Krit Kitisin, MD
    Fellowship: Surgical Oncology, University of Pittsburg Medical Center, Pittsburg, PA
  • Gitonga Munene, MD
    Fellowship: Surgical Oncology, Tom Baker Cancer Center at University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta (Canada)
  • Yoori Lee, MD
    Fellowship: Colorectal Research, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Institute, New York, NY

Post-Graduate Positions for 2008 Graduating Chiefs

  • Chris Abularrage, MD
    Fellowship: Vascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Aimee Crago, MD
    Fellowship: Surgical Oncology, Sloan Kettering Memorial Hospital
  • Aziz Merchant, MD
    Fellowship: Pediatric Surgery, University of Chicago
  • Kiran Dhanireddy, MD
    Fellowship: Hepatobiliary/Transplant, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Eleanor Court, MD
    Military Service: United States Airforce

Post-Graduate Positions for 2007 Graduating Chiefs

  • Elizabeth Feldman, MD
    Fellowship: Breast
  • Elizabeth Warner, MD
    Private Practice
  • Deepak Vikram, MD
    Fellowship: Hepatobiliary/Transplant
  • Patricia Lee
    Private Practice

Post-Graduate Positions for 2006 Graduating Chiefs

  • Meera Menon, MD
    Private Practice: Florida
  • Chris Rhim, MD
    Residency: Plastic Surgery, University of California at Irvine
  • Edwin Preston, MD
    Fellowship: Hepatobiliary Transplant, Georgetown University Hospital
  • Tamica White, MD
    Fellowship: Cardio Thoracic, Cornell University, New York, New York
  • Alexander Wohler, MD
    Fellowship: Cardio Thoracic, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Post-Graduate Positions for 2005 Graduating Chiefs

  • Louis C. Benjamin, III, MD
    Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh
  • Alvaro Garcia, MD
    Fellowship: Colorectal, Orlando Florida
  • Sugene Kim, MD
    Fellowship: Plastic Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center
  • Sotiris Stamou, MD
    Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic

Post-Graduate Positions for 2004 Graduating Chiefs

  • Elizabeth Castillo, MD
    Fellowship: Plastic Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • William Fuller, MD
    Fellowship:Laparoscopic, UC Davis
  • Kimberly Hendershot, MD
    Fellowship: Critical Care, INOVA Fairfax Hospital
  • Babak Moeinolmolki, MD
    Fellowship: Laparoscopic, Montefiore Medical Center
  • Kim E. Schultheiss, MD
    Fellowship: Trauma, University of Pennsylvania
  • Khaled Shebani, MD
    Fellowship: Laparoscopic, Texas Tech University

Post-Graduate Positions for 2003 Graduating Chiefs

  • Jasmine Malcolm, MD
    Private Practice
  • Martin Makary, MD
    Faculty: Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Puli Pravin Reddy, MD
    Fellowship: Plastic Surgery, McGill University Health Center

Post-Graduate Positions for 2002 Graduating Chiefs

  • Matthew Baker, MD
    Fellowship: Plastic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Charles Cappadona, MD
    Fellowship: Laparoscopic, Columbia University
  • Carlos Marroquin, MD
    Fellowship: Transplant, Duke University Medical Center
  • Maureen O'Donnell, MD
    Private Practice
  • Marc M. Zaré, MD
    Fellowship: Laparoscopic, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Medical Center

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