General Surgery residents enrolled for the 2023-2024 academic year.University of Maryland General Surgery Residency Program, 2023-2024.

Chief Residents PGY5 (2024)

UMMC general surgery resident Megan Birkhold, MD

Megan Birkhold, MD

Wayne State University School of Medicine

UMMC general surgery resident Laura Traub, MD

Laura Cooper, MD

Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

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 Biomed Sciences - University of Buffalo

Portrait of Neerav Patel, MD

Neerav Patel, MD

George Washington University SOM

Portrait of Nikhil Prasad

Nikhil Prasad, MD

University of Bristol Faculty of Medicine

Senior Residents PGY4 (2025)

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

Hossam Abdou, MD

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Portrait of Joseph Edwards, MD

Joseph Edwards, MD

University of Pittsburgh SOM

Wessam Hassanein

Wessam Hassanein, MD

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

Surgical Admitting Officers PGY3 (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

Portrait of Cherease Street, MD

Cherease Street, MD

SUNY Downstate

Maggie Sundel resident headshot

Maggie Sundel, MD

Johns Hopkins University SOM

Research Residents (2027-2028)

Matthew Cahn headshot

Matthew Cahn, MD

Georgetown University SOM

Brady Campbell headshot

Brady Campbell, MD

University of Iowa College of Medicine

Cassandra Cairns headshot

Cassandra Cairns, MD

Georgetown University SOM

Kendyl Carlisle headshot

Kendyl Carlisle, MD

The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Ifeanyi Chinedozi headshot

Ifeanyi Chinedozi, MD

Tufts University SOM

Joseph Habib headshot

Joseph Habib, MD

American University of Beirut

Laura Hobbs headshot

Laura Hobbs, MD

Albany Medical College

John Kessler headshot

John Kessler, MD

Creighton University School of Medicine

Nicole Kusheadshot

Nicole Kus, MD

Lewis Katz SOM at Temple University

Mary Lin headshot

Mary Lin, MD

University of Maryland School of Medicine

Annie Sescleifer headshot

Annie Sescleifer, MD

Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Leah Sukri headshot

Leah Sukri, MD

University of Maryland SOM

Junior Residents PGY2 (2029)

Sameer Bengali headshot

Sameer Bengali, MD

Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College

Kereen Constant

Kereen Constant, MD

Howard University College of Medicine

Marwah Hawsawi,

Marwah Hawsai, MD

Ibn Sina National College Faculty of Medicine

Nancy Kim

Nancy Kim, MD

Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Becca Kowalski

Becca Kowlaski, MD

University of Virginia School of Medicine

Alessandro Paro

Alessandro Paro, MD

Universita degli Studi di pavia Faclta di Medicine

Mohammad Qrareya

Mohammad Qrareya, MD

Kenneth Rosenberg

Kenneth Rosenberg, MD

University of Maryland School of Medicine

Amy VanderStoep

Amy VanderStoep, MD

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Ashling Zhang

Ashling Zhang, MD

University of Maryland School of Medicine

Interns PGY1 (2030)

Brigitte Anderson

Brigitte Anderson, MD

Joseph Calpin

Joseph Calpin, MD

Rachael Belcher

Rachael Belcher, MD

Liban Dinka

Liban Dinka, MD

Nikki Ducich

Nikki Ducich, MD

Joel Grunhut

Joel Grunhut, MD

Francisco Torres

Francisco Torres, MD

Andrea Ferrer Melendez

Andrea Ferrer Melendez, MD

Shreya Singireddy

Shreya Singireddy, MD

Samen Kehedy

Samen Kehedy, MD

Kayla Davis

Kayla Davis, MD

Jaimie Fan

Jaimie Fan, MD

Hanna Jia

Hanna Jia, MD

Jason Kozarek

Jason Kozarek, MD

Kimanthi Gicovi

Kimanthi Gicovi, MD

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