Massachusetts General Hospital's surgical research residents.

Surgical Research Residents

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

 

Sarah Deery, MD
Sarah Deery, MD
Hometown: Kentucky
Education: MD, Vanderbilt School of Medicine; Undergraduate, Vanderbilt University
Clinical interests: surgical oncology, acute care surgery, vascular surgery
Personal interests: yoga, playing board games, running and hiking with my dog Lexie
Zhi Ven Fong, MD
Zhi Ven Fong, MD
Hometown: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Education: MD, Thomas Jefferson University; Undergraduate, International Medical University
Clinical interests: pancreatic surgery, surgical oncology, critical care
Personal interests: competitive basketball and volleyball
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

 

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
Derek Klarin, MD
Derek Klarin, MD
Hometown: Northern New Jersey
Education: MD, UCLA School of Medicine; Undergraduate, Cornell University
Clinical interests: colorectal and vascular surgery
Personal interests: playing soccer, running
Winta T. Mehtsun, MD
Winta T. Mehtsun, MD
Hometown: Eritrea, East Africa, Singapore and several other countries across Africa and Southeast Asia
Education: MD, MPH, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; Undergraduate, University of Virginia
Clinical interests: surgical outcomes research, surgical education, improving delivery of surgical care
Personal interests: hiking; successfully conquered Mt. Everest
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   

 

Madhukar S. Patel, MD
Madhukar S. Patel, MD
Hometown: Southern California
Education: MD, University of California, Irvine; Undergraduate, University of California, San Diego
Clinical interests: surgical innovation and education
Jarrod D. Predina, MD
Jarrod D. Predina, MD
Hometown: Ohio
Education: MD, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania; Undergraduate, Case Western
Clinical interests: thoracic surgery
Personal interests: playing sports (soccer), watching college football
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

Dana Schwartz, MD
Dana M. Schwartz, MD
Hometown: Seattle
Education: MD, Washington University in St. Louis; Undergraduate, Stanford University
Clinical interests: pediatric surgery, acute care surgery
Personal interests: exploring restaurants, farmers markets, cooking, running along the Charles River
Brandon M. Wojcik, MD
Brandon M. Wojcik, MD
Hometown: Michigan
Education: MD, University of Michigan School of Medicine; Undergraduate, University of Michigan
Clinical interests: thoracic surgery
Personal interests: swing dancing, brewing beer