Current Residents

Integrated Program

Our Integrated Program is a six year Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery residency that follows completion of medical school.

S. Tyler Elkins-Williams, MD (PGY6)

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Tyler received his medical degree from the University of North Carolina, where he also completed a residency in General Surgery and a fellowship in Burn Surgery.

Paul DiEgidio, MD (PGY5)

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Paul received his medical degree from Ross University and completed 3 years of General Surgery residency at South Carolina. Paul then completed a research fellowship with the department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at UNC before entering our integrated program as a PGY3.

Mihaela Rapolti, MD (PGY5)

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Mihaela received her medical degree from the Universitatea de Medicina si Farmacie Carol Davila, Romania. Before beginning as a PGY3 in our integrated program in 2015, Mihaela completed two years of General Surgery residency at the Metropolitan Group Hospital in Chicago.

Rafi Fredman, MD (PGY4)

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Rafi received his medical degree from the Sackler School of Medicine in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Kim Jones, MD (PGY4)

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Kim received her medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine.

Anna Pavlov, MD (PGY3)

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Anna received her medical degree from the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

Karishma Reddy, MD (PGY3)

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Karishma received her medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents.

Arya Akhavan, MD (PGY2)

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Dr. Akhavan received his medical degree from the Mayo Medical School.

Shuting “Susan” Zhong (PGY2)

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Dr. Zhong graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Rockford.

Emily Wirtz, MD (PGY2)

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Emily received her medical degree from Case Western University and transferred into our program from the UNC General Surgery program.

 

Meredith Kugar, MD (PGY1)

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Meredith received her medical degree from Indiana University.

Marcos Lopez, MD (PGY1)

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Marcos received his medical degree from Columbia University.