Prior Graduates of UNC General Surgery Residency Program

Please see the table below for a listing of prior graduates, including their graduation year, fellowship, and current position.

Year Completed Resident Fellowship Current Position
2012 Elizabeth Acquista, MD Faculty, New Hanover Regional, Wilmington NC
2012 Matthew Alleman, MD
Faculty, WakeMed, Raleigh NC
2012 Jonathan Samuel, MD, MPH
Critical Care, UNC Chapel Hill
2012 K. Elizabeth Speck, MD
Pediatric Surgery, Univ. of Michigan
2011 Jeanie Ashburn, MD Colorectal, Cleveland Clinic, OH
2011 Brian Bednarski, MD Surgical Oncology, MD Anderson, TX
2011 Aaron Garrison, MD Pediatric, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, OH
2011 Cathy Khandelwal, MD
Faculty, Univ. of Arkansas
2011 Leora Tesche, MD Cardiothoracic, Univ. of Virginia
2011 Joshua Unger, MD Vascular, Duke Univ.
2010 Nancy Andersen, MD
Business
2010 Megan Jack, MD Plastic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, FL
2010 Mark Joseph, MD Critical Care/Cardiothoracic, UNC Chapel Hill
2010 Jennifer Nelson, MD Cardiothoracic, Univ. of Michigan
2010 Heather Park, MD Vascular, UNC Chapel Hill Private Practice, Carrollton GA
2010 Paul Riesenman, MD Vascular, Emory University
2009 Rajendra Bhati, MD Surgical Oncology, Moffit Cancer Center Private Practice, Parkersburg, WV
2009 Shannelle Campbell, MD, MPH
Private Practice, Spartanburg, SC
2009 Nadeem Khuri, MD Private Practice, Roanoke VA
2009 Kristen Parker, MD Plastic, New York Presbyterian Private Practice, New York NY
2009 Matthew Sherill, MD Plastic, Univ. of Minnesota Private Practice, LaCrosse WI
2009 William Stansfield, MD Cardiothoracic, UNC Chapel Hill Faculty, UNC Dept. of Surgery
2009 Margaret Walkup, MD Vascular, Mt. Sinai Faculty, Mt. Sinai, NY
2008 Raghid Bitar, MD Laparoscopy and GI Surgery, UNC Chapel Hill Private Practice, Greenville, NC
2008 Kathryn Baerman, MD Private Practice, Durham, NC
2008 Faera Byerly, MD Surgical Oncology, UNC Chapel Hill Private Practice, Greensboro, NC
2008 Lindsee McPhail, MD, MPH
Laparoscopy and GI Surgery, UNC Chapel Hill Faculty, Wake Med
2008 Peter Milano, MD Private Practice, Raleigh, NC
2007 Stacy Bennett, MD Faculty, Wake Med, Raleigh, NC
2007 Mike Houston, MD Critical Care, UNC Chapel Hill Private Practice, Concord, NC
2007 Will Robinson, MD Vascular, Brigham and Women’s Faculty, Univ. of Massachusetts
2007 Chris Rupp, MD Hepatobillary, Washington University Faculty, UNC Dept. of Surgery
2007 Houman Tamaddon, MD Vascular, UNC Chapel Hill Private Practice, Augusta, GA
2007 Karyn Stitzenberg, MD, MPH
Oncology, Fox Chase Philadelphia Faculty, UNC Dept. of Surgery
2006 Amber Allen, MD Laparoscopy, Univ. of Kentucky Private Practice, Greensboro, NC
2006 Wells Brabham, MD Vascular, UNC Chapel Hill Private Practice, Greensboro, NC
2006 Ryan Heider, MD Private Practice, Mooresville, NC
2006 Harry Lightfoot, MD Private Practice, Austell, GA
2006 Erika Rager, MD, MPH
MPH, UNC Chapel Hill Faculty, Univ. of Indiana
2006 Tim Sadiq, MD Colorectal, Lahey Clinic Faculty, UNC Dept. of Surgery
2005 Shon Black, MD Breast, Mass. General Hosp. Faculty, MD Anderson Univ. of TX
2005 Abigail Caudle, MD Oncology, MD Anderson, Univ. of Texas Faculty, MD Anderson Univ. of TX
2005 John Flannery, MD Colorectal, UMDNJ Private Practice, Atlanta, GA
2005 Jennifer Lin, MD Laparoscopy, Univ. of Cal. San Diego Private Practice, San Diego, CA
2005 Heather Neuman, MD, MPH
Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Faculty, Univ. of Wisconsin
2005 Alden Parsons, MD Cardiothoracic, UNC Chapel Hill Private Practice, Raleigh, NC
2004 Brendan Campbell, MD Pediatric, Arkansas Children’s Hospital Faculty, Univ. of Connecticut
2004 Brian Clark, MD Thoracic, Univ. of Virginia Faculty, Penn State Univ.
2004 Laura Kissel, MD Vascular, UNC Chapel Hill Private Practice, CO
2004 David Pilati, MD Private Practice, Cary, NC
2003 Mark Bird, MD Private Practice, Burlington, NC
2003 Erin Felger, MD Endocrine Fellowship, Johns Hopkins Faculty, Washington Hospital Ctr.
2003 Joe Fulton, MD Vascular, UNC Chapel Hill Faculty, UNC Dept. of Surgery
2003 Steve Gross, MD Laparoscopic, Univ. of Oregon Private Practice, Greensboro, NC
2003 Joe Jenkins, MD Private Practice, Elizabeth City, NC
2003 Patty Lange, MD Pediatric, National Children’s Hospital Faculty, UNC Dept. of Surgery
2002 Lora Burke, MD Breast, UCSF Private Practice, Kauai, HI
2002 Kelly Bullard, MD Burn, UCSF Faculty, UCSF
2002 Wes Schooler, MD Plastics, UCSF Faculty, USC
2002 Duc Pham, MD Thoracic, Northwestern Faculty, Tufts
2002 Mark Papenhausen, MD Vascular, UNC Chapel Hill Private Practice, Seattle
2001 Lorraine Cornwall, MD Cardiothoracic, Memorial Sloan Kettering Faculty, Baylor, Houston, TX
2001 Michael Heidenreich, MD Vascular, MD Faculty, St. Joseph’s, Ann Arbor, MI
2001 Cynthia Diehl, MD Plastic Surgery, UNC Chapel Hill Private Practice, Raleigh, NC
2001 Bobby Mendes, MD Vascular, UNC Chapel Hill Private Practice, Raleigh, NC
2001 Scott Schlidt, MD CT, UNC Chapel Hill Private Practice, Milwaukee, WI
2000 Woody Burns III, MD Private Practice, Durham, NC
2000 Curtis Hunter, MD Cardiothoracic, Boston University Faculty, UCLA
2000 Jeffrey Abrams, MD Critical Care, UNC Chapel Hill Faculty, Wake Med
2000 Alan Bradshaw, MD Laparoscopic, Emory University Private Practice, Asheville, NC
2000 Eric Suescun, MD Andrews AFB, MD
1999 Lewis Owns, MD Vascular, UNC Chapel Hill Private Practice, Charlottesville, VA
1999 Oktavijan Minanov, MD Cardiothoracic, Columbia University Private Practice, Gross Pointe MI
1999 Walter Scott, MD Cardiothoracic, University of Utah Private Practice, Brunswick, GA
1999 Keith Kim, MD Private Practice, Celebration, FL
1999 Kevin McCowan, MD Practice Practice, Valdosta, GA
1998 Kellie Brown, MD Vascular, Medical College of WI Faculty, MCM Milwaukee, WI
1998 Craig Colliver, MD Laparoscopy, UNC Chapel Hill Private Practice, Bethesda MD
1998 Amy Degnim, MD Breast, University of Michigan Faculty, Mayo Clinic, MN
1998 Jim Dickinson, MD Private Practice, Fort Collins, CO
1998 C. Scott Hultman, MD Plastic, Emory University Faculty, UNC Dept. of Surgery
1997 Toan Huynh, MD Trauma/Critical Care, UNC Chapel Hill Faculty, Carolinas Med. Center, NC
1997 Kendall Jones, MD Private Practice, Newport News, VA
1997 Lemuel Kirby, MD Vascular, Georgia Baptist Private Practice, Asheville, NC
1997 Andy Kiser, MD Cardiothoracic, UNC Chapel Hill Faculty, UNC Dept. of Surgery
1997 Michael Szwerc, MD Cardiothoracic, Allegheny General Private Practice, Bethlehem, PA
1996 Tim Brown, MD Private Practice, Jamestown, NY
1996 Michelle Brownstein, MD UNC Dept. of Surgery
1996 Bruce Cairns, MD Trauma/Critical care, UNC Chapel Hill Faculty, UNC Dept. of Surgery
1996 Mark Farber, MD Vascular, UNC Chapel Hill Faulty, UNC Dept. of Surgery
1996 Lori Lilley, MD Faculty, Wake Med, Raleigh, NC
1995 Morton Kahlenberg, MD Oncology, Roswell Park Private Practice, San Antonio, TX
1995 Bradford Keeler, MD Private Practice, Loveland, CO
1995 Geoffrey Risley, MD Vascular, UNC Chapel Hill Private Practice, Jacksonville, FL
1995 Tim Weiner, MD Pediatric Surgery, Univ. of Pittsburgh Faculty, UNC Dept. of Surgery
1995 Christopher Willms, MD Cardiothoracic, Univ. of New Mexico Private Practice, New Bern, NC
1994 John Alexander, MD Plastic Surgery, UCSF Private Practice, San Diego, CA
1994 Robert Beale, MD Private Practice, Benton, KY
1994 Mary Hooks, MD Oncology, Fox Chase Faculty, East Tenn State Univ.
1994 Kristijan Minanov, MD Cardiothoracic, Emory University Private practice, Gross Point, MI
1994 Ben Sun, MD Cardiothoracic, Columbia University Faculty, Ohio State University
1993 William Marston, MD Vascular, UNC Chapel Hill Faculty, UNC Dept. of Surgery
1993 Rache Simmons, MD Breast, New York Presbyterian Faculty, Weill Cornell Medical College
1993 David Smith, MD Trauma/Critical Care, UNC Chapel Hill Private Practice San Antonio, TX
1993 Mark Tillotson, MD Private Practice, Wilmington, NC
1993 Eric Van Buskirk, MD Plastic, Duke University Private Practice, Forrest, VA
1992 Theodore Behar, MD Plastic, University of Virginia Private Practice, Nashville, TN
1992 Rosa Cuenca, MD Oncology, Rosewell Park Cancer Inst. Private practice, Mount Pleasant, TX
1992 Richard Essner, MD Oncology, John Wayne Cancer Center Faculty, John Wayne Cancer Institute, CA
1992 Anne Manktelow, MD Pediatric , Children’s National Med. Center Private Practice, Missoula, MT
1992 Ellis Tinsley, MD Vascular, UNC Chapel Hill Private Practice, Wilmington, NC
1991 Jeffrey Beuhrer, MD Vascular, UNC Chapel Hill Private Practice, Sandusky, OH
1991 Mark Hennington, MD Cardiothoracic, UNC Chapel Hill Private Practice, Hickory, NC
1991 Kevin Nolan, MD Vascular, Northwestern Faculty, Wayne State Univ., MI
1991 Maurine Waterhouse, MD Plastic, Kansas University Private Practice, Louisville, KY
1990 Enrique Criado, MD Vascular, UNC Chapel Hill Faculty, University of Michigan
1990 Rona Hodge-Lake, MD Private Practice, Hughes Medical Centre, Anguilla
1990 William Killinger, MD Cardiothoracic, Univ. of Pittsburgh Private Practice, Raleigh, NC
1990 Benson Timmons, MD Plastic, Duke University Private Practice, Gastonia, NC