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General Surgery

Faculty


Our faculty comprises a wide range of backgrounds and interests with many holding dual certifications or other advanced degrees. In addition to providing hands-on, 24-hour department supervision and teaching, all faculty members share a commitment to creating an atmosphere that is conducive to the advancement of our specialty.

Faculty members also participate in regional and national professional organizations and research endeavors. Many also serve on national committees and organizations dedicated to the growth and development.

Steven  C. Stain, MD
Professor of Surgery, with Tenure
Chair, Department of Surgery
Hepatobiliary Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Trauma and Critical Car
e
 

Todd D. Beyer, MD
Assistant Professor
Program Director, General Surgery Residency
Breast and Endocrine Surgery

Daniel Bonville, DO
Assistant Professor
Trauma and Critical Care

Valerie Brutus, MD
Assistant Professor
Breast Surgery

Jonathan J. Canete, MD
Assistant professor
Colon and Rectal Surgery

David J. Conti, MD
Professor of Surgery
Clerkship Director
Director, Section of Transplantation

Heidi F. DeBlock, MD
Assistant Professor
Critical Care

Muhammed A. Hena, MD
Assistant Professor
Surgical Oncology

David H. Kuehler, MD
Assistant Professor
Trauma and Critical Care

Edward C. Lee, MD
Associate Professor
Division Chief, General Surgery
Section Chief, GI/Oncology
Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Surgery
Colon and Rectal Surgery

Neil Lempert, MD
Emeritus Professor

Ankesh Nigam, MD
Associate Professor
Director, Surgical Oncology Program

Donna M. Pietrocola, MD
Associate Professor
Breast Surgery

Carl Rosati, MD
Associate Professor
Chief, Section of Trauma

Sharon B. Samuels, MD
Assistant Professor
Trauma and Critical Care

T. Paul Singh, MD
Associate Professor
Director, Bariatric Surgery Center
Minimally Invasive Surgery

Nicole Siparsky, MD
Assistant Professor
Transplant Surgery

 

Sophia Socaris, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery and Anesthesiology
Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit

Dan R. Thompson
Associate Professor of Surgery and Anesthesiology
Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit

Brian T. Valerian, MD
Assistant Professor
Colon and Rectal Surgery

Richard Howard, MD
General Surgery
Stratton VA Medical Center     

Amy B. Hahn, PhD
Associate Professor

R. Robert Jordan
Clinical Assistant Professor

Richard MacDowell, MD
Clinical Associate Professor

PEDIATRIC SURGERY

Christine Whyte, MD
Assistant Professor
Pediatric Surgery

Lawrence Robinson, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Endocrine Surgery, Pediatric Surgery

 PLASTIC SURGERY

James Dolph, MD
Program Director, Plastic Surgery Residency
Assistant Professor
Plastic Surgery

James Hoehn, MD
Professor of Surgery

James Edmond, MD
Clinical Associate Professor

Alain Polynice, MD

CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY

Lewis W. Britton, MD
Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Program Director, Cardiothoracic Fellowship
Catherine Sheer Britton Chair, Cardiothoracic Surgery

Neil S. Devejian, MD
Assistant Professor
Director, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

Harry Depan, M.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery

Hilton O. Hosannah, MD
Assistant Professor

Thomas Fabian, M.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery

Suart J. Miller, Jr., MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Darroch W.O. Moores, MD,  FACS
(St. Peter's Hospital)

Dennis Rassias, MD
(St. Peter's Hospital)

 VASCULAR INSTITUTE

Dhiraj M. Shah, MD
Director, Institute for Vascular Health and Disease
Professor of Surgery
Associate Professor of Physiology and Cellular Biology

R. Clement Darling, III, MD
Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery

Benjamin B. Chang, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery

Paul B. Kreienberg, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery

Manish Mehta, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Surgery

Kathleen J. Ozsvath, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Philip S. K. Paty, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery

Sean P. Roddy, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery

Yaron Sternbach, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery