Massachusetts General Hospital's fifth-year surgical residents.

Fifth-Year Residents

Hugh Auchincloss, MD
Hugh Auchincloss, MD
Hometown: Newton, MA
Education: MD, Harvard Medical School; Undergraduate, Princeton University
Clinical interest: cardiothoracic surgery
Personal interests: running, traveling
Eric Feins, MD
Eric Feins, MD
Hometown: Rochester, NY
Education: MD, Harvard Medical School; Undergraduate, Yale University
Clinical interests: cardiac surgery, pediatric cardiac surgery, cardiothoracic surgery
Personal interests: long-distance running
Justin R. Fernandes, MD
Justin R. Fernandes, MD
Hometown: Massachusetts
Education: MD, Tufts University School of Medicine; Undergraduate, Middlebury College
Clinical interests: plastic and reconstructive surgery
Personal interests: skiing, exploring the outdoors
Brian George,MD

Brian George, MD

Hometown: Rochester, Michigan

Education: MD, University of California, San Francisco

Clinical interests: trauma/critical care
Personal note: I took an indirect route to surgery, making stops along the way as a software engineer in Silicon Valley, a teacher in China, a DJ in Detroit, a climber in the Himalayas, a medical student at University of California San Francisco and finally a resident at Mass General.


Alexander Hawkins, MD

Alexander Hawkins, MD

Hometown: Virginia

Education: MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine; Undergraduate, Amherst College

Personal interests: hunting, fishing and being outside

Teresa Kim, MD
Teresa Kim, MD
Hometown: Connecticut
Education: MD, Harvard Medical School; Undergraduate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Clinical interests: surgical oncology; translational cancer research, education, health disparities
Personal interests: classical music, fine cuisine, a good laugh
Michael Kwon, MD

Michael Kwon, MD

Hometown: Silver Spring, Maryland

Education: MD, University of Maryland School of Medicine; Undergraduate, Georgetown University

Clinical interests: adult cardiac surgery, particularly ischemic and valvular disease

Personal interests: road and mountain biking, fly fishing, cooking, driving

Andrew Loehrer, MD
Andrew Loehrer, MD
Hometown: Indianapolis
Education: MD, Loyola University Chicago; Undergraduate, Loyola University Chicago
Clinical interests: surgical oncology with an interest in hepatic and foregut malignancies; intersection of health policy and surgical care delivery, with a particular focus on access to and outcomes of surgery for low-income and marginalized populations
Personal interests: reading, cooking, traveling
Eric Twerdahl, MD
Eric Twerdahl, MD
Hometown: New Canaan, Connecticut
Education: MD, Harvard Medical School; Undergraduate, United States Naval Academy; University of Oxford (Marshall Scholar)
Clinical goal:: serving as a surgeon in the U.S. Navy and one day serving in the Space Program
Personal interests: traveling, spending time outdoors