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

PGY-1 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

 

John Di Capua, MD

John Di Capua, MD

Hometown: Armonk, New York
Education: MD - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; MHS - Johns Hopkins School of Public Health; Undergraduate - Johns Hopkins University
Clinical Interests: Diagnostic and interventional radiology, high value care, outcomes research, innovation, medical devices 
Hobbies: Time with family/friends, scuba diving, traveling, hiking

 

Sandra Fong, MD

Sandra Fong, MD

Hometown: New York, New York
Education: MD - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; Undergraduate - Princeton University
Clinical Interests: minimally invasive surgery; Healthcare systems, innovation, and policy
Hobbies: Musical theatre, tv and films, rifle shooting, swimming and traveling

 

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, all things Montana

 

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, clinical research 
Hobbies: Skiing, hiking, cooking, spending time down the Cape with family and friends

 

Rachel Grenier, MD

Rachel Grenier, MD

Hometown: Worcester, Massachusetts
Education: MD - Georgetown University School of Medicine; Undergraduate - Amherst College
Clinical Interests: Interventional radiology, interventional oncology, patient experience 
Hobbies: Traveling, running, hiking, squash

 

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, cardiothoracic surgery
Hobbies: Soccer, ice hockey, football (Green Bay Packers), crossword puzzles and travel

 

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, 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, targeted therapeutics
Hobbies: Running, baking, classical music, traveling, trying new foods

 

Diego B. Lopez, MD, MPH

Diego B. Lopez, MD, MPH

Hometown: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Education: MD – Harvard Medical School; Undergraduate – Harvard College
Clinical Interests: Interventional radiology, healthcare disparities and outcomes research
Hobbies: Dogs, beaches, family and memes

 

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, 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

 

Sartaaj Walia, MD

Sartaaj Walia, MD

Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Education: MD - UC Irvine School of Medicine; Undergraduate - University of Southern California
Clinical Interests: Interventional radiology
Hobbies: USC Trojans, The LA Kings, coffee, The Office, swimming

PGY-2 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: UofM sports, snowboarding, watersports, hiking, running and weightlifting, 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, 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, my golden retriever

 

Max Riley, MD

Max Riley, MD

Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri
Education: MD – Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis; Undergraduate – University of Pennsylvania
Clinical Interests: Surgical education, surgical outcomes, health disparities and trauma
Hobbies: Los Angeles Rams, Star Wars, space exploration and Toronto R&B

 

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-3 Residents

 

Austin Be, MD, DDS

Austin Be, MD, DDS

Hometown: Livonia, Michigan
Education: MD - Harvard Medical School; DDS - Columbia University; Undergraduate - Michigan State University
Clinical Interests: Maxillofacial surgery
Hobbies: Traveling, photography and trying new restaurants

 

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

 

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

 

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, spending time with family/friends

 

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, triple negative breast cancer
Hobbies: Golden State Warriors, Oakland Raiders, photography, 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

 

Sarav Patel, MD, DDS

Sarav Patel, MD, DDS

Hometown: Grass Valley, California
Education: MD - Harvard Medical School; DDS - University of California, Los Angeles School of Dentistry; Undergraduate - California State University, Long Beach
Clinical Interests: Oral and maxillofacial surgery
Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, traveling, exploring new restaurants, tennis, college football and basketball, photography

 

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: Wind-surfing, swimming, skiing, basketball and traveling

 

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, healthcare delivery and policy
Hobbies: Hiking, cycling, travel, literature and SEC football

 

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

PGY-4 Residents

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

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

 

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
Hobbies: Competitive basketball and volleyball

 

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, 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 theatre

 

Grace C. Lee, MD

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

 

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, surgical education
Hobbies: Mountains, cross-country skiing

 

Charles Rickert, MD

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

 

Sahael Stapleton, MD

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Education: MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; Undergraduate, University of California Los Angeles
Clinical Interests: vascular surgery, colorectal surgery
Hobbies: Cooking, hiking, 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, surgical innovation
Hobbies: Reading, writing, running, tennis, cooking

 

Brooks Udelsman, MD

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

PGY-5 Residents

 

Katherine Albutt, MD

Katherine Albutt, MD

Hometown: London, England; Darien, Connecticut 
Education: MD/MPH - Harvard University; Undergraduate - Georgetown University
Clinical Interests: Trauma and acute care surgery, pediatric surgery, global surgery and public health
Hobbies: Traveling, relaxing with friends, college basketball, Georgetown

 

Yanik Bababekov, MD, MPH

Yanik Bababekov, MD, MPH

Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts 
Education: MD/MPH - Tufts University School of Medicine; Undergraduate - Middlebury College
Clinical Interests: Transplant and hepatopancreatcobiliary (HPB) surgery
Hobbies: Spending time with family, lacrosse and squash

 

Danielle Brette Cameron, MD, MPH

Danielle Brette Cameron, MD, MPH

Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland
Education: MD - University of Miami Miller School of Medicine; Undergraduate - Haverford College 
Clinical Interests: Pediatric surgery, surgical oncology, comparative effectiveness and outcomes research
Hobbies: Spending time with my husband and daughter, hiking, running and sailing

 

Derek Erstad, MD

Derek Erstad, MD

Hometown: Boise, Idaho
Education: MD - Harvard Medical School; Undergraduate - College of Idaho
Clinical Interests: Surgical oncology and cancer biology
Hobbies: Soccer, running and seeing my family

 

Paul Furlow, MD, PhD

Paul Furlow, MD, PhD

Hometown: Iron Mountain, Michigan
Education: MD - Weill Cornell Medical College; PhD - The Rockefeller University; Undergraduate - Michigan State University
Clinical Interests: Thoracic surgery and metastasis biology
Hobbies: Family and friends, writing music, the Beatles, Green Bay Packers, travel and food/wine

 

Rajshri Mainthia Gartland, MD, MPH

Rajshri Mainthia Gartland, MD, MPH

Hometown: Orange County, California
Education: MD - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; MPH - Harvard School of Public Health; Undergraduate - Virginia Commonwealth University
Clinical Interests: Surgical oncology and endocrinology, patient safety and quality and surgical education
Hobbies: Hiking, spinning, fine art and competitive Scrabble

 

Tom O'Donnell, MD

Tom O'Donnell, MD

Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 
Education: MD - Weill Cornell Medical College; Undergraduate - University of Notre Dame
Clinical Interests: Vascular surgery and clinical outcomes research
Hobbies: Playing and watching sports, reading and competing in Brazilian jiu-jitsu

 

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
Hobbies: Playing sports (soccer) and watching college football

 

Ali Rabi, MD, PhD

Ali Rabi, MD, PhD

Hometown: Toronto, Canada
Education: MD/PhD - Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; Undergraduate - University of Toronto
Clinical Interests: Transplant surgery
Hobbies: Swimming, Krav Maga and more recently, Brazilian jiu-jitsu and cooking

 

Linda Wang, MD, MBA, RPVI

Linda Wang, MD, MBA, RPVI

Hometown: New York
Education: MD - Harvard Medical School; MBA - Harvard Business School; AB - Harvard College
Clinical Interests: Vascular surgery, surgical innovation and health care redesign
Hobbies: Traveling, cooking and movies

Research 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, footbal, 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, baking

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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, 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, Chik-fil-A, 80s hits and exercise

 

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

 

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, family

 

Theodoros Michelakos, MD

Theodoros Michelakos, MD

Hometown: Athens, Greece
Education: MD - University of Athens School of Health Sciences, Greece
Clinical Interests: HPB surgery, immuno-oncology
Hobbies: Scuba diving, emerging technologies, island hopping and darts

 

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, fashion

 

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

 

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

 

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, 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

 

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

 

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

 

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