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PGY1

  • 6 Categorical General Surgery Residents
  • 6 Preliminary General Surgery Residents
  • 2 Urology Residents (12 Months with General Surgery)
  • 3 Otorhinolaryngology Residents (6 Months with General Surgery)
  • 6 Orthopedics Surgery Residents (5 Months with General Surgery)
  • 3 Oral Surgery Residents (Up to 12 Months with General Surgery)
  • 1 Cardiothoracic Integrated Resident  (4 Months with General Surgery)

PGY2 (Clinical)

  • 6 Categorical General Surgery Residents
  • 4 Prelim Undesignated Surgery Residents

PGY3-PGY5

  • 6 Categorical General Surgery Residents

Chief Residents - PGY5 (2020)

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Arielle Cimeno, MD
New York University School of Medicine

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Charles Drucker, MD
University of Maryland School of Medicine

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Bryce Haac, MD
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

UMMC general surgery resident Ali Khalifeh, MD

Ali Khalifeh, MD
University of Balamand

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Chris Laird, MD
University of Maryland School of Medicine

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Natalie O'Neill, MD
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health


Senior Residents- PGY-4 (2021)

UMMC general surgery resident Bryan Buckingham, MD

Bryan Buckingham, MD
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Greg Conway

Greg Conway, MD
University of Pennsylvania

Jessica Felton

Jessica Felton, MD
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Chelsea Harris

Chelsea Harris, MD
University of Vermont College of Medicine

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Christine Kariya, MD
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Philip Wasicek

Philip Wasicek, MD
University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry


Surgical Admitting Officers (SAO) - PGY3 (2022)

Brittany Aicher, MD
New York Medical College

Catherine Calvert, MD
Drexel University College of Medicine

Laura DiChiacchio, MD
University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

Rami Kantar, MD
American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine

David Morales, MD
Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Nicole Shockcor, MD
West Virginia School of Medicine


Research Residents - (2023-2024)

University of Maryland Medical Center general surgery resident Hossam Abdou, MD

Hossam Abdou, MD
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

UMMC general surgery resident Megan Birkhold, MD

Megan Birkhold, MD
Wayne State University School of Medicine

UMMC general surgery resident Richa Kalsi, MD

Richa Kalsi, MD
University of Maryland School of Medicine

UMMC general surgery resident Olivia Martin, MD

Olivia Martin, MD
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences - University of Buffalo

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Nikhil Prasad, MD
University of Bristol Faculty of Medicine

UMMC general surgery resident Laura Traub, MD

Laura Traub, MD
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University


Amanda Chipman, MD
Drexel University College of Medicine

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Marco Dal Molin, MDU
Universita degli Studi de Verona

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Alison Flentje, MD
Eastern Virginia Medical School


Shannon Larabee, MD
Georgetown University School of Medicine


Kerri Lopez, MD
University of Michigan Medical School


Christina Paluskievicz, MD
West Virginia School of Medicine


Junior Residents - PGY2 (2025) 

Portrait of Sarah Applebaum, MD

Sarah Applebaum, MD
Tufts University SOM

Portrait of Joseph Edwards, MD

Joseph Edwards, MD
University of Pittsburgh SOM

Portrait of Neerav Patel, MD

Neerav Patel, MD
George Washington University SOM

Portrait of Ace St. John, MD

Ace St. John, MD
Geisel SOM at Dartmouth

Portrait of Tara Talaie, MD

Tara Talaie, MD
University of Maryland SOM

Portrait of Jackie Zhang, MD

Jackie Zhang, MD
University of Maryland SOM

Portrait of Syed Ahmed, MD

Syed Ahmed, MD
Army Medical Center

Portrait of Wessam Hassanein, MD

Wessam Hassanein, MD
Alexandria University Faculty of Medicine

Portrait of Fatemeh Mirzamohammadi, MD

Fatemeh Mirzamohammadi, MD
Zanjan University of Medical Sciences Faculty of Medicine


Saharnaz Tavoosi, MD
Indiana University SOM

Interns - (2026)

Sam Gavzy resident headshot

Sam Gavzy, MD
Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School

Hilary Hayssen resident headshot

Hilary Hayssen, MD
University of Illinois College of Medicine 

JJ Newland resident headshot

JJ Newland, MD
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson 

Annalise Penikis resident headshot

Annalise Penikis, MD
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson 

Maggie Sundel resident headshot

Maggie Sundel, MD
Johns Hopkins University SOM

Portrait of Cherease Street, MD

Cherease Street, MD
SUNY Downstate

Yazeed Almosa resident headshot

Yazeed Almosa, MD
King Abdul Aziz University

Rosie Conic residency headshot

Rosie Conic, MD
University of Belgrade Faculty of Medicine

Georg Furtmueller residency headshot

George Furtmueller, MD
Medizinische Universitat Wien

Elliot Moore residency headshot

Elliot Moore, MD
Universita degli Studi di Pavia Facolta e Chirurgia

Oleg Orlov residency headshot

Oleg Orlov, MD
People's Friendship University of Russia Faculty of Medicine

Zachary Sanford residency headshot

Zachary Sanford, MD
Marshall University Joan C Edwards SOM

Jashank Sharma residency headshot

Jashank Sharma, MD
American University of College of Medicine

Hannah Guan resident headshot

Hannah Guan, MD
University of Maryland SOM

Ryan Russell resident headshot

Ryan Russell, MD
University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine