Massachusetts General Hospital's surgical research residents.

Surgical Research Residents

Joel Adler, MD

Joel Adler, MD

Hometown: Mequon, WI

Education: MD, University of Wisconsin; Undergraduate, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Clinical interests: transplant surgery, healthcare disparities and decision analysis

Personal interests: spending time with my wife and our two kids, running

 

Geoffrey Anderson, MD
Geoffrey Anderson, MD
Hometown: Born in Israel; lived in England, Swaziland, Korea, Okinawa and Virginia
Education: MD, Emory School of Medicine; Undergraduate, Duke University
Clinical interests: surgery in the developing world, trauma and critical care surgery
Jordan Bloom, MD
Jordan Bloom, MD
Hometown: Fort Collins, Colorado
Education: MD, Jefferson Medical College; Undergraduate, Colorado State University
Clinical interests: surgical oncology, hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery, critical care
Personal note: I have wanted to be a surgeon since performing my first operation when I was 7 years old. This was an open inguinal herniorrhaphy on my favorite stuffed animal, "Sir Dog." 
Jordan Bohen, MD
Jordan Bohnen, MD
Hometown: Toronto, Canada
Education: MD, MBA, Harvard Medical School; Undergraduate, University of Toronto, Harvard College
Clinical interests: quality improvement, surgical education and innovation, health care leadership and management
Personal interests: running the Boston Marathon, playing tennis, spending time with family and friends
Christy Cauley, MD, Ph.D.
Christy Cauley, MD

Hometown: Midwest

Education: MD, Indiana University School of Medicine; Undergraduate, Purdue University.  

Clinical interest: surgical outcomes research and clinical trial design

Personal interests: running all over Boston and Cambridge, cooking with my husband, taking our dog, Duke, for walks around Cambridge

 

Robert Goldstone, MD

Robert Goldstone, MD

Hometown: New York City

Education: MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Undergraduate, Duke University

Clinical interests: colorectal surgery, thoracic surgery

Personal interests: sports, traveling

 

Christine Kinnier, MD
Christine Kinnier, MD

Hometown: Upstate New York

Education: MD, Duke University School of Medicine; Undergraduate, Cornell University

Clinical interests: colorectal surgery

Personal note: I am currently a proud resident of Charlestown, where I sometimes live with my Chicago-based husband

 

Lucia Madaragia, MD

Lucia Madaragia, MD

Hometown: Long Island, New York

Education: MD, Harvard Medical School (HST program); Undergraduate, Harvard College

Clinical interests: thoracic surgery

Personal interests: swimming, biking, playing viola

 

Andrea Merrill, MD
Andrea Merrill, MD
Hometown: Western Massachusetts
Education: MD, Tufts School of Medicine; Undergraduate, Tufts University
Clinical interests: surgical oncology
Personal interests: cooking/baking, exploring local restaurants
George Molina, MD

George Molina, MD

Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Education: MD, MPH, Harvard Medical School; Undergraduate, Johns Hopkins University

Clinical interests:  surgical oncology (particularly pancreatic), colorectal surgery, trauma, critical care

Personal interests: Exploring new restaurants in Boston and neighboring towns   

 

Johanna Riesel, MD

Johanna Riesel, MD

Hometown: New York City
Education: MD, Vanderbilt School of Medicine; Undergraduate, Middlebury College

Clinical interests: pediatric surgery, pediatric reconstructive surgery, surgical education, global surgery

Personal interests: running, reading, writing, cooking, hiking, skiing

Naveen Sangji, MD

Naveen Sangji, MD

Hometown: Karachi, Pakistan

Education: MD, MPH, Harvard Medical School; Undergraduate, Pomona College

Clinical interests: trauma/burns, health policy

Personal interests: reading fiction and travelogues, eating out with friends, sleeping in

Julia Saraidaridis, MD

Julia Saraidaridis, MD

Hometown: Suburbs of Boston

Education: MD, University of Michigan Medical School; Undergraduate, Dartmouth College

Clinical interests: vascular surgery

Personal interests: running, hiking, reading The New Yorker

 

PJ Spencer, MD

PJ Spencer, MD

Hometown: New York City

Education: MD, Harvard Medical School; Undergraduate, Fordham University

Clinical interests: general surgery, pancreatic surgery

Personal interests: ballet & aviation (I flew in the U.S. Air Force), training to be a surgeon, taking care of patients

 

Luis Felipe Tapias Vargas, MD

Luis Felipe Tapias Vargas, MD

Hometown: Bucaramanga, Colombia

Education: Universidad Industrial de Santander, Bucaramanga

Clinical interests: thoracic surgery, trauma

Personal interests: playing football (soccer), watching movies, walking in the city

Surgical Critical Care Research Resident

Cornelia Griggs, MD
Cornelia Griggs, MD
Hometown: New York City; Washington, D.C.
Education: MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons; Undergraduate, Harvard College
Clinical interests: pediatric surgery, critical care
Personal interests: writing, politics, music, theater, fitness, humor, fashion, dinner parties, fancy cheese