Massachussets General Hospital's second-year surgical residents.

Second-Year Residents

Rima Ahmad, MD

Rima Ahmad, MD

Hometown: Pakistan

Education: MD, Shifa College of Medicine

Clinical interests: gastrointestinal/oncologic surgery

Personal interests: traveling, photography, music


Katherine Albut, MD

Katherine Albut, MD

Hometown: London, England; Darien, CT

Education: MD/MPH, Harvard University; Undergraduate, Georgetown University

Clinical interests: trauma and acute care surgery, pediatric surgery, global surgery and public health

Personal interests: traveling, relaxing with friends, college basketball, all things Georgetown


Yanik Bababekov, MD

Yanik Bababekov, MD

Hometown: Boston

Education: MD, Tufts University School of Medicine; Undergraduate, Middlebury College

Clinical interests: transplant and hepatopancreaticobiliary (HPB) surgery

Personal interests: spending time with family, playing squash


Milos Buhavac, MBBS

Milos Buhavac, MBBS

Hometown: Belgrade, Serbia

Education: Imperial College London; Undergraduate: University of Cambridge

Clinical interests: trauma and critical care, pediatric surgery

Personal interests: basketball, sports, entertaining people with my English accent


Sonia Cohen, MD, Ph.D.

Sonia Cohen, MD

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

Clinical interests: surgical oncology

Personal interests: experimenting in the kitchen, working on yoga


Rob Cunningham, MD

Rob Cunningham, MD

Hometown: Dublin, Ireland

Medical school: University College Dublin

Clinical interests: plastic surgery

Personal interests: rugby


Derek Erstad, MD

Derek Erstad, MD

Hometown: Boise, Idaho

Education: MD, Harvard Medical School; Undergraduate, College of Idaho

Clinical interests: surgical oncology, cancer biology

Personal interests: soccer, running, seeing my family


Rebecca Grammer, MD

Rebecca Grammer, DMD, MD

Hometown: St. Louis, MO

Education: Harvard School of Dental Medicine, DMD, Harvard Medical School, MD, Johns Hopkins University, undergraduate

Clinical interests: oral and maxillofacial surgery

Personal interests: cooking, traveling, going to the beach, rowing, running


Daniel Hashimoto, MD
Daniel Hashimoto, MD

Education: MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Undergraduate, Boston University

Clinical interests: minimally invasive surgery; surgical education and technology

Personal interests: playing sports, cooking


Rajshri Mainthia
Rajshri Mainthia, MD

Hometown: California

Education: MD, Vanderbilt School of Medicine; Undergraduate, Virginia Commonwealth University, University of Oxford

Clinical interests: surgical oncology, healthcare transparency, global health

Personal interests: hiking, Scrabble, exploring the local art/music scene with my wonderful husband Matt


Justin Messina, DMD, MD

Justin Messina, DMD, MD

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA

Education: MD, Harvard Medical School; DMD, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine; Undergraduate, Penn State University

Clinical interests: oral and maxillofacial surgery

Personal interests: athletics, working out, travel


Beau Munoz, MD

Beau Munoz, MD

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Education: MD, Duke School of Medicine; Undergraduate, University of Southern California

Clinical interests: Reconstructive surgery, comparative international surgery, acute care surgery

Personal interests: travel writing, charcoal sketch art, skydiving and dollar origami


Tom O'Donnell, MD

Tom O'Donnell, MD

Hometown: Boston and Pittsburgh

Education: MD, Weill Cornell Medical College; Undergraduate, University of Notre Dame

Clinical interests: thoracic and hepatobiliary surgery

Personal interests: playing and watching sports, reading, competing in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu


Sahael Stapleton, MD

Sahael Stapleton, MD

Hometown: California

Education: MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; Undergraduate, University of California Los Angeles

Clinical interests: cardiothoracic surgery

Personal interests: cooking, hiking, photography