The Massachusetts General Hospital surgical residency program recruits individuals from around the world who are committed to advancing surgical excellence.

PGY-1 Residents

Brian Ayers, MD, MBA

Brian Ayers, MD, MBA

Hometown: Southborough, Massachusetts
Education: MD—University of Rochester; MBA—University of Rochester; Undergraduate—Middlebury College
Clinical Interests: Cardiac surgery, health care innovation and entrepreneurship
Hobbies: Waterskiing, running, computers and The Office

Bennet Cho, MD

Bennet Cho, MD

Hometown: Fullerton, California
Education: MD—Harvard Medical School; Undergraduate—Columbia University
Clinical Interests: General, adult and pediatric surgery
Hobbies: Eating, exercising and spending time with family

Danielle Ellis, MD, MTS

Danielle Ellis, MD, MTS

Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina
Education: MD—University of North Carolina School of Medicine; MTS—Duke Divinity School; Undergraduate—University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Clinical Interests: Pediatric surgery, surgical education (non-technical skills), global surgery, theology and ethics
Hobbies: Quality time with family and friends, CrossFit, visual arts and learning choreography from YouTube

Joshua Ellis, MD

Joshua Ellis, MD

Hometown: Columbia, South Carolina
Education: MD—University of North Carolina School of Medicine; Undergraduate—University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Clinical Interests: Interventional radiology (IR), pediatric IR, global health and quality improvement
Hobbies: Traveling, CrossFit, skiing and craft beers

Brandon Gaston, MD

Brandon Gaston, MD

Hometown: Piedmont, California
Education: MD—Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine; Undergraduate—Wake Forest University
Clinical Interests: Vascular surgery, medical device design and surgical innovations
Hobbies: Running, skiing and mountain biking

Michael Kochis, MD, EdM

Michael Kochis, MD EdM

Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Education: MD—Harvard Medical School; EdM—Harvard Graduate School of Education; Undergraduate—Princeton University 
Clinical Interests: Pediatric surgery, critical care, surgical education and quality improvement
Hobbies: Running and weight lifting, cooking, hiking, museums and puzzles

Filippos Kontos, MD

Filippos Kontos, MD

Hometown: Athens, Greece
Education: MD—University of Athens School of Health Sciences, Greece
Clinical Interests: HPB surgery, surgical oncology and immuno-oncology
Hobbies: Soccer, basketball, windsurfing, listening to electric violin music and exploring new restaurants

Selena Li, MD

Selena Li, MD

Hometown: Fair Oaks, California
Education: MD—Harvard Medical School; Undergraduate—Harvard College
Clinical Interests: Cardiothoracic surgery, clinical and translational research, global health and refugee aid
Hobbies: Dance, gymnastics, art history, travel and foreign languages

Luckmini Liyanage, MD

Luckmini Liyanage, MD

Hometown: Newton, Massachusetts
Education: MD—Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Undergraduate—University of Pennsylvania
Clinical Interests: Transplant, trauma and critical care, surgical education and outcomes research
Hobbies: Running, hiking, road trips, martial arts, playing with my dog and baking

Katherine Morrow, MD, MS

Katherine Morrow, MD, MS

Hometown: Princeton, New Jersey
Education: MD—Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine; Undergraduate—University of Notre Dame
Clinical Interests: Vascular surgery, clinical outcomes research and surgical education
Hobbies: Running, hiking, baking, Notre Dame football and traveling

Kailan Sierra-Davidson, MD, DPhil

Kailan Sierra-Davidson, MD, DPhil

Hometown: New York; Heidelberg, Germany
Education: MD—Harvard Medical School; DPhil—University of Oxford; Undergraduate—Harvard College
Clinical Interests: Surgical oncology, tumor immunology and single-cell genomics
Hobbies: Cycling, rowing and traveling

Varun Singh, MD

Varun Singh, MD

Hometown: Reading, Pennsylvania
Education: MD—Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University; Undergraduate—Pennsylvania State University
Clinical Interests: Diagnostic and interventional radiology, hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, interventional oncology, artificial intelligence and aortic interventions
Hobbies: Running, weight lifting, cycling, bachata, salsa, classical piano and travel

Rebecca Tang, MD

Rebecca Tang, MD

Hometown: Cranbury, New Jersey
Education: MD—Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania; Undergraduate—Princeton University
Clinical Interests: Surgical oncology, surgical outcomes and surgical education
Hobbies: Time with family/friends, running, reading and jigsaw puzzles

Bram Verhofste, MD

Bram Verhofste, MD

Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa; Ghent, Belgium
Education: MD—Ghent University Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Belgium; Undergraduate—Ghent University, Belgium
Clinical Interests: Trauma, congenital deformities, global health and robotic surgery
Hobbies: Soccer, friends and family, farming and exploring the road less traveled

Chau Vo, MD

Chau Vo, MD

Hometown: Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
Education: MD—Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Undergraduate—Williams College
Clinical Interests: Interventional and diagnostic radiology, clinical outcomes research and global health
Hobbies: Traveling, photography, hiking and reading

Danny Wang, MD

Danny Wang, MD

Hometown: Singapore
Education: MD—Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis; Undergraduate—University of Virginia
Clinical Interests: Cardiothoracic surgery, surgical oncology, robotic surgery, translational research and surgical education
Hobbies: Piano, swimming, coffee, cooking and trying new foods

Matthew Weber, MD

Matthew Weber, MD

Hometown: Richmond, Virginia
Education: MD—Harvard Medical School; Undergraduate—Stanford University
Clinical Interests: Medical devices, surgical education, translational research and minimally invasive techniques
Hobbies: Cooking, rock climbing, video games, playing guitar and traveling

Lauren Williams, MD

Lauren Williams, MD

Hometown: Alpharetta, Georgia
Education: MD—Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; Undergraduate—University of California, Los Angeles
Clinical Interests: Endocrine surgery, head and neck surgery and surgical education
Hobbies: Running, cooking, exploring new restaurants, outdoor activities and skincare

PGY-2 Residents

Savo Bou Zein Eddine, MD

Savo Bou Zein Eddine, MD

Hometown: Beirut, Lebanon
Education: MD—American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine; Undergraduate—American University of Beirut
Clinical Interests: Surgical outcomes research, global surgery
Hobbies: Photography, traveling, latest technologies, social work and activism

Sarah Brownlee, MD

Sarah Brownlee, MD

Hometown: Tampa, Florida
Education: MD—Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine; Undergraduate—Yale University
Clinical Interests: Surgical oncology, thoracic surgery, health services research including design, quality measurement and improved care delivery
Hobbies: Baseball, hiking and backpacking, skiing, live music

Daniel Caruso, MD

Daniel Caruso, MD

Hometown: Rochester, New York
Education: MD—Harvard Medical School; DDS—University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine; Undergraduate—St. John Fisher College
Clinical Interests: Oral and maxillofacial surgery
Hobbies: Reading, hiking, working out and my Great Dane

Lynze Franko, MD

Lynze Franko, MD

Hometown: Terry, Montana
Education: MD—University of Michigan Medical School; Undergraduate—Montana State University
Clinical Interests: Cardiothoracic surgery, critical care, mechanical circulatory support, patient safety, quality improvement and clinical outcomes research
Hobbies: Food, traveling, reading, spending time with my husband and all things Montana

Karan Ganjawalla, MD, DMD

Karan Ganjawalla, MD, DMD

Hometown: Arlington Heights, IL
Education: MD—Harvard Medical School; DMD—Harvard School of Dental Medicine Undergraduate—University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Clinical Interests: Maxillofacial surgery, craniofacial surgery, health care systems and policy, health/biotechnology and innovation
Hobbies: Entrepreneurship, skiing, golf, Boston restaurants, movies with family and friends

Abraham Geller, MD

Abraham Geller, MD

Hometown: Newton, Massachusetts
Education: MD—Harvard Medical School; Undergraduate—Washington University in St. Louis 
Clinical Interests: Thoracic surgery, thoracic oncology, minimally invasive techniques, surgical education and clinical research 
Hobbies: Skiing, hiking, cooking, spending time down the Cape with family and friends

Eliza Hompe, MD

Eliza Hompe, MD

Hometown: New Canaan, Connecticut
Education: MD—Duke University School of Medicine; Undergraduate—Princeton University
Clinical Interests: Surgical oncology, hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery and cardiothoracic surgery
Hobbies: Soccer, ice hockey, football (Green Bay Packers), crossword puzzles and travel

Min Kyoung Kim, MD, DMD

Min Kyoung Kim, MD, DMD

Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
Education: MD—Harvard Medical School; DMD—Harvard School of Dental Medicine; Undergraduate—Brown University
Clinical Interests: Oral and maxillofacial surgery
Hobbies: Cooking and photography

Samantha Landino, MD

Samantha Landino, MD

Hometown: Brownsville, Vermont
Education: MD—Harvard Medical School; Undergraduate—Bates College
Clinical Interests: Cardiothoracic surgery, pediatric surgery, surgical education and outcomes research
Hobbies: Alpine and water skiing, horseback riding, ice hockey, dogs, Italian food, family and friends

Sujin Lee, MD, MS

Sujin Lee, MD, MS

Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia
Education: MD—Emory University School of Medicine; Undergraduate—Cornell University 
Clinical Interests: Vascular surgery, translational and surgical outcomes research
Hobbies: Hiking, running, Latin dance and spending time with family

Norah Liang, MD

Norah Liang, MD

Hometown: Medford, New York
Education: MD—University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine; Undergraduate—Harvard University
Clinical Interests: Surgical oncology, cardiothoracic surgery, pediatric surgery, surgical outcomes and targeted therapeutics
Hobbies: Running, baking, classical music, traveling and trying new foods

Sarah Marx, MD

Sarah Marx, MD

Hometown: New York, New York
Education: MD—Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Undergraduate—Yale University
Clinical Interests: Pediatric surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, global surgery, health disparities and surgical education
Hobbies: Running, hiking/exploring outside, reading, writing creative nonfiction, baking and spending time with friends/family

James Nawalaniec, MD

James Nawalaniec, MD

Hometown: Dallas, Texas
Education: MD—UT Southwestern Medical School; Undergraduate—Saint Louis University
Clinical Interests: Cardiothoracic surgery, surgical oncology, minimally invasive surgery and health administration
Hobbies: Weight lifting, running, lacrosse and golf

Deanna Palenzuela, MD

Deanna Palenzuela, MD

Hometown: Miami, Florida
Education: MD—Harvard Medical School; Undergraduate—Yale University
Clinical Interests: Trauma and critical care, GI surgery, minimally invasive surgery, surgical education and racial and ethnic disparities research
Hobbies: Spinning, skiing, baking, road trips and wine tasting

C. Y. Maximilian Png, MD

C. Y. Maximilian Png, MD

Hometown: Singapore
Education: MD—Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; Undergraduate—Dartmouth College
Clinical Interests: Vascular surgery
Hobbies: Walking my cat

PGY-3 Residents

Elizabeth Calle, MD, PhD

Elizabeth Calle, MD, PhD

Hometown: Danbury, Connecticut
Education: MD—Yale School of Medicine; PhD—Yale University; Undergraduate—Yale University
Clinical Interests: Lung transplantation, general thoracic surgery, regenerative medicine and biomedical engineering
Hobbies: Running, cooking, music, NYC museums/restaurants, camping/hiking, coffee, family and friends

Avril Coley, MD

Avril Coley, MD

Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Education: MD—Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis; Undergraduate—Davidson College
Clinical Interests: Acute and critical care surgery, surgical oncology, public health and surgical education
Hobbies: Travel, music, dogs and true crime

David Cron, MD, MS

David Cron, MD, MS

Hometown: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Education: MD—University of Michigan Medical School; Undergraduate—University of Michigan
Clinical Interests: Transplant surgery, hepatobiliary, trauma and critical care, outcomes research and health policy
Hobbies: University of Michigan sports, snowboarding, watersports, hiking, running and weight lifting, traveling, spending time with family and friends

Zachary Feldman, MD

Zachary Feldman, MD

Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts
Education: MD—Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; Undergraduate—University of Pennsylvania 
Clinical Interests: Vascular surgery, health care delivery and clinical decision-making
Hobbies: Running, traveling, visiting museums and New England Patriots football

Kate Krause, MD

Kate Krause, MD

Hometown: New Canaan, Connecticut
Education: MD—Medical College of Wisconsin; Undergraduate—Washington University in St. Louis 
Clinical Interests: Surgical oncology, breast surgery and outcomes research
Hobbies: Running, hiking, yoga, traveling, spending time with friends and family

Cameron Lee, MD, DMD

Cameron Lee, MD, DMD

Hometown: Aiea, Hawaii
Education: MD—Harvard Medical School; DMD—Harvard School of Dental Medicine; Undergraduate—Santa Clara University
Clinical Interests: Oral and maxillofacial surgery
Hobbies: Travel, lifting, nutrition and Major League Baseball

Gregory Leya, MD, MBA

Gregory Leya, MD, MBA

Hometown: Oak Brook, Illinois
Education: MD—Harvard Medical School; MBA—Harvard Business School; Undergraduate—Harvard College
Clinical Interests: Cardiac surgery, health care systems and policy, innovation and entrepreneurship
Hobbies: Tennis, running, skiing, mountaineering and biking

Camille Mathey-Andrews, MD

Camille Mathey-Andrews, MD

Hometown: Winchester, Massachusetts
Education: MD—Harvard Medical School; Undergraduate—Duke University
Clinical Interests: Surgical oncology, critical care, cancer cell signaling/metastasis
Hobbies: Running, reading, spinning and exploring new restaurants

Alyssa Mazurek, MD

Alyssa Mazurek, MD

Hometown: Lansing, Michigan
Education: MD—University of Michigan Medical School; Undergraduate—University of Michigan
Clinical Interests: Cardiothoracic surgery, hepatobiliary surgery, surgical outcomes research and surgical education
Hobbies: Hiking, running, swimming, water sports, traveling, spending time with family and friends

Jason Mitchell, MD

Jason Mitchell, MD

Hometown: Far Hills, New Jersey
Education: MD—Harvard Medical School;  Undergraduate—Boston College
Clinical Interests: Pediatrics, trauma, quality improvement and imaging modalities
Hobbies: Endurance races, gardening, motorcycles, mountain climbing and New York Giants

Jessica Mueller, MD

Jessica Mueller, MD

Hometown: Freetown, Massachusetts
Education: MD—Harvard Medical School; Undergraduate—Amherst College
Clinical Interests: Surgical oncology, hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery, patient reported outcome measures and quality of life
Hobbies: Stand up paddle boarding, skiing, biking around the city, traveling, spending time with my husband and all things cats

Justin Partridge, MD, DMD

Justin Partridge, MD, DMD

Hometown: Groton, Massachusetts
Education: MD—Harvard Medical School; DMD—Harvard School of Dental Medicine; Undergraduate—Colby College
Clinical Interests: Oral and maxillofacial surgery
Hobbies: Traveling, sailing, skiing and my golden retriever

Brandon J. Sumpio, MD

Brandon J. Sumpio, MD

Hometown: Woodbridge, Connecticut
Education: MD—Yale University School of Medicine; Undergraduate—Johns Hopkins University
Clinical Interests: Vascular surgery and health economics
Hobbies: Soccer, golf, fishing, skiing and The Office

Joseph Zacharias, MD, DMD

Joseph Zacharias, MD, DMD

Hometown: Green Bay, Wisconsin
Education: MD—Harvard Medical School; DMD—Marquette University School of Dentistry; Undergraduate—Carroll University
Clinical Interests: Oral and maxillofacial surgery, craniofacial syndromes, maxillofacial pathology
Hobbies: Baseball, Green Bay Packers, yoga, grilling, waterskiing and wakeboarding

PGY-4 Residents

Douglas Cassidy, MD

Douglas Cassidy, MD

Hometown: Mahwah, New Jersey
Education: MD—Tufts University School of Medicine; Undergraduate—Cornell University
Clinical Interests: Hepatobiliary surgery, minimally invasive surgery and surgical education
Hobbies: Ice hockey, baseball, football, running and swimming

Paul Cavallaro, MD

Paul Cavallaro, MD

Hometown: Medford, Massachusetts
Education: MD—Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; Undergraduate—Tufts University
Clinical Interests: Surgical oncology, colorectal surgery, minimally invasive surgery and outcomes research
Hobbies: Soccer, golf, Boston sports, cooking and family

Elizabeth Chou, MD

Elizabeth Chou, MD

Hometown: California
Education: MD—University of California Irvine School of Medicine; Undergraduate—UCLA
Clinical Interests: Vascular surgery
Hobbies: Running, trekking, traveling, eating and baking

Christina Costantino, MD

Christina Costantino, MD

Hometown: Fairfax, Virginia
Education: MD—Jefferson Medical College; Undergraduate—Princeton University
Clinical Interests: Cardiothoracic surgery, tumor biology and tech/health innovation
Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, nature, all types of cheese, running, soccer and good restaurants

Morgan Hennessy, MD, PhD

Morgan Hennessy, MD, PhD

Hometown: Langhorne, Pennsylvania
Education: MD, PhD—Harvard Medical School; Undergraduate—University of Pennsylvania
Clinical Interests: Surgical oncology, hepatobiliary surgery, transgenic mouse models of human disease
Hobbies: Cycling, yoga, triathlon, hiking, cooking and sketching

Travis Hull, MD, PhD

Travis Hull, MD, PhD

Hometown: Johnstown, Pennsylvania
Education: MD, PhD—University of Alabama at Birmingham; Undergraduate—Juniata College
Clinical Interests: Transplant surgery and mechanisms of chronic graft rejection
Hobbies: Spending time with my wife and kids, whitewater canoeing and sports

Christopher Latz, MD

Christopher Latz, MD

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Education: MD—Texas A&M Health Science Center; Undergraduate—The University of Texas
Clinical Interests: Vascular surgery
Hobbies: College football, exercising and spending time with family

Casey Luckhurst, MD

Casey Luckhurst, MD

Hometown: Boca Raton, Florida
Education:
MD—University of Florida College of Medicine; Undergraduate—Wake Forest University
Clinical Interests: Surgical oncology, HPB, trauma and acute care
Hobbies: Soccer, running, cooking and reading

Philicia Moonsamy, MD

Philicia Moonsamy, MD

Hometown: Durban, South Africa 
Education: MD—Jefferson Medical College; Undergraduate—University of Pennsylvania
Clinical Interests: Surgical oncology, thoracic oncology and cancer biology
Hobbies: Singing, piano, cooking, dining out with friends and fashion

Naomi Sell, MD, MHS

Naomi Sell, MD, MHS

Hometown: Redwood City, California
Education: MD—Jefferson Medical College; MHS—Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Undergraduate—Johns Hopkins University
Clinical Interests: Surgical oncology, colorectal surgery, clinical outcomes research, surgical education and innovation
Hobbies: Soccer, skiing, sailing, camping, Blue Jay lacrosse and San Francisco sports

Maggie Westfal, MD, MPH

Maggie Westfal, MD, MPH

Hometown: New Canaan, Connecticut 
Education: MD/MPH—Tufts University School of Medicine; Undergraduate—Yale University
Clinical Interests: Surgical oncology and colorectal surgery
Hobbies: Triathlons, soccer and ice hockey, baking cookies and spending time with family and friends

PGY-5 Residents

Andrea Axtell, MD

Andrea Axtell, MD

Hometown: Las Vegas, NV
Education: MD—UCSF School of Medicine; Undergraduate—Stanford University
Clinical Interests: Cardiothoracic surgery
Hobbies: Swim, surf, scuba dive, ride horses, hike and explore Boston

Laura Boitano, MD

Laura Boitano, MD

Hometown: Smithtown, NY
Education: MD—The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University; Undergraduate—Georgetown University
Clinical Interests: Vascular surgery
Hobbies: Playing tennis, singing and exploring new restaurants

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 and critical care
Hobbies: Competitive basketball and volleyball

Daniel Hashimoto, MD

Daniel Hashimoto, MD

Hometown: Forest, MS and El Paso, TX
Education: MD—University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Undergraduate—Boston University
Clinical Interests: Minimally invasive surgery; surgical education and technology
Hobbies: Playing sports and cooking

Antonia Kreso, MD, PhD

Antonia Kreso, MD, PhD

Hometown: Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada
Education: University of Toronto, Canada
Clinical Interests: Oncology and transplant
Hobbies: Watching documentaries, traveling, enjoying the arts and theater

Grace C. Lee, MD

Grace C. Lee, MD

Hometown: Rockville, MD
Education: MD—Harvard Medical School; Undergraduate—MIT
Clinical Interests: Colorectal surgery and surgical outcomes research
Hobbies: Scuba diving in New England, cooking, hiking, exploring Boston and photography

Sophia McKinley, MD, EdM

Sophia McKinley, MD, EdM

Hometown: Hopewell Junction, NY
Education: MD—Harvard Medical School; EdM—Harvard Graduate School of Education; Undergraduate—Harvard College
Clinical Interests: Colorectal surgery, surgical oncology and surgical education
Hobbies: Mountains and cross-country skiing

Charles Rickert, MD

Charles Rickert, MDM

Hometown: Peoria, IL
Education: MD/PhD—Washington University in St. Louis; Undergraduate—New York University
Clinical Interests: Transplant surgery
Hobbies: Traveling, reading and soccer

Sahael Stapleton, MD, MBA

Sahael Stapleton, MD

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Education: MD—Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; MBA—Havard Business School; Undergraduate—University of California Los Angeles
Clinical Interests: Colorectal surgery
Hobbies: Cooking, hiking and photography

Adam Tanious, MD, MMSc, RPVI

Adam Tanious, MD, MMSc, RPVI

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Education: MD—Michigan State University College of Medicine; MMSc—University of South Florida; Undergraduate—Johns Hopkins University
Clinical Interests: Vascular surgery, resident education and surgical innovation
Hobbies: Reading, writing, running, tennis and cooking

Brooks Udelsman, MD

Brooks Udelsman, MD

Hometown: Woodbridge, CT
Education: MD/MHS—Yale University School of Medicine; Undergraduate—Williams College
Clinical Interests: Surgical oncology and tissue engineering
Hobbies: Long-distance running and college basketball

Research Residents

Taylor Coe, MD

Taylor Coe, MD

Hometown: Redmond, Washington
Education: MD—University of California, San Diego; Undergraduate—University of California, San Diego
Clinical Interests: Surgical oncology, surgical education and health services research
Hobbies: Show jumping, spike ball, beach volleyball and traveling

Shannon Cramm, MD

Shannon Cramm, MD

Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada
Education: MD—University of Michigan Medical School; Undergraduate—Michigan State University
Clinical Interests: Hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery, transplant surgery, health policy and economics, healthcare disparities, clinical decision-making and pediatric surgery
Hobbies: Traveling, running and hiking, musical theatre, family and friends

Maggie Connolly, MD

Maggie Connolly, MD

Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland
Education: MD—University of Maryland School of Medicine; Undergraduate—Washington and Lee University
Clinical Interests: Trauma/acute care surgery and transplant surgery
Hobbies: Baltimore Ravens, traveling, classic rock, hiking and photography

Claire de Crescenzo, MD

Claire de Crescenzo, MD

Hometown: Lafayette, California
Education: MD—University of California, Davis School of Medicine; Undergraduate—UCLA
Clinical Interests: Surgical oncology, trauma surgery and critical care and global surgery
Hobbies: Outdoors, traveling, lacrosse, hiking, skiing and fine arts

Charles DeCarlo, MD

Charles DeCarlo, MD

Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Education: MD—Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Undergraduate—Stevens Institute of Technology
Clinical Interests: Vascular surgery and surgical outcomes research
Hobbies: Football, lacrosse, guacamole, house music and cheese

Richard Guyer, MD, PhD

Richard Guyer, MD, PhD

Education: MD/PhD—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Undergraduate—Davidson College
Clinical Interests: Pediatric surgery, transplantation, research in regenerative medicine and tissue engineering
Hobbies: Ice hockey, NY Giants, weight lifting/running, Bruce Springsteen, country music, cooking and dogs

Jon Harrison, MD

Jon Harrison, MD

Hometown: Allentown, Pennsylvania
Education: MD—Jefferson Medical College; Undergraduate—Lehigh University
Clinical Interests: HPB surgery, transplant and foregut surgery
Hobbies: Star Wars, soup, golf, Patagonia, Chick-fil-a, 80s hits and exercise

Jasmine Khubchandani, MD

Jasmine Khubchandani, MD

Hometown: Brockton, Massachusetts
Education: MD—University of Massachusetts Medical School; Undergraduate—Stonehill College
Clinical Interests: Racial and ethnic health disparities, minimally invasive surgery, thoracic surgery and surgical oncology
Hobbies: Traveling, running, all things chocolate, painting, bargain hunting and Drake

Srihari Lella, MD

Srihari Lella, MD

Hometown: Dallas, Texas
Education: MD—Texas A&M HSC College of Medicine; Undergraduate—University of Texas at Dallas
Clinical Interests: Vascular/cardiac surgery
Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, basketball and chess

Allison Letica Kriegel, MD

Allison Letica Kriegel, MD

Hometown: New York, New York
Education: MD—Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons; Undergraduate—University of Pennsylvania
Clinical Interests: Pediatric surgery, surgical critical care, endocrine surgery, minimally invasive surgery and quality improvement
Hobbies: Traveling, museums, cooking/baking, trying new cuisines, dancing, indoor cycling and spending time with family/friends

Lydia Maurer, MD

Lydia Maurer, MD

Hometown: Harvard, Massachusetts
Education: MD—Stanford University School of Medicine; Undergraduate—Yale University
Clinical Interests: Surgical oncology, trauma surgery, global surgery and health disparities
Hobbies: Running, nature, traveling and family

Imani McElroy, MD

Imani McElroy, MD

Hometown: Oakland, California
Education: MD—Charles R. Drew University/University of California, Los Angeles; Undergrad—University of California, Irvine
Clinical Interests: Health disparities, health services and triple negative breast cancer
Hobbies: Golden State Warriors, Oakland Raiders, photography and hiking

Cynthia Miller, MD

Cynthia Miller, MD

Hometown: Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Education: MD—Harvard Medical School; Undergraduate—Boston College
Clinical Interests: Surgical oncology, breast surgery and surgical education
Hobbies: Sailing, skiing, spending time with family on Cape Cod, Matt Ryan and NFL football

Nikhil Panda, MD

Nikhil Panda, MD

Hometown: Chattanooga, Tennessee 
Education: MD—University of Tennessee College of Medicine; Undergraduate—University of Virgina School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Clinical Interests: Cardiothoracic surgery, thoracic oncology and foregut surgery
Hobbies: Classic guitar, cooking, traveling, hiking and pick-up Frisbee/basketball

Anna Alaska Pendleton, MD

Alaska Pendleton, MD

Hometown: Shorewood, Wisconsin
Education: MD—Harvard Medical School; Undergraduate—University of Wisconsin-Madison
Clinical Interests: Vascular surgery and global surgery
Hobbies: Travel, ice hockey and camping

Thomas Peponis, MD

Thomas Peponis, MD

Hometown: Preveza, Greece
Education: MD—University of Athens School of Health Sciences
Clinical Interests: Trauma, acute care surgery, surgical oncology and surgical education
Hobbies: Windsurfing, swimming, skiing, basketball and traveling

Numa Perez, MD

Numa Perez, MD

Hometown: San Miguel, El Salvador; Downey, California
Education: MD—Harvard Medical School; Undergraduate—University of California, Berkeley
Clinical Interests: Pediatric surgery, health care outcomes and disparities
Hobbies: Running, basketball, volleyball, traveling and technology

Siavash Raigani, MD

Siavash Raigani, MD

Hometown: Toronto, Ontario
Education: MD—Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine; Undergraduate—Johns Hopkins University
Clinical Interests: Gastrointestinal surgery and surgical oncology
Hobbies: Swimming, squash, golf and sailing

Jordan Secor, MD, MS

Jordan Secor, MD, MS

Hometown: Ada, Ohio
Education: MD—University of Illinois; MS—Ohio State University College of Medicine; Undergraduate—Ohio State University
Clinical Interests: Pediatric surgery, surgical oncology and surgical education
Hobbies: Traveling, sports, reading, teaching and food adventures

Robert (Trey) Sinyard, MD, MBA

Robert (Trey) Sinyard, MD, MBA

Hometown: Athens, GA
Education: MD, MBA—Duke University; Undergraduate—University of Georgia
Clinical Interests: Trauma, critical care, health care delivery and policy
Hobbies: Hiking, cycling, travel, literature and SEC football

Harold Davis Waller, MD

Davis Waller, MD

Hometown: Decatur, Georgia
Education: MD—Medical College of Georgia; Undergraduate—University of Georgia
Clinical Interests: Vascular surgery, global surgery, surgical and medical education
Hobbies: Trail running, hot yoga, bread-baking, cooking and The West Wing

Thomas Ward, MD

Thomas Ward, MD

Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia
Education: MD—University of Virginia School of Medicine; Undergraduate—University of Georgia
Clinical Interests: Surgical techniques, education and outcomes research
Hobbies: Fiction, football, college basketball and cooking