Notable Prior Graduates


Listing of Prior Graduates  and some of our many notable alum:


Dr. Eric Suescun (chief resident 2000), right, in Afghanistan

David Smith

Dr. and Col. David Smith (chief resident 1993)
Board of Governors, Society of
Air Force Clinical Surgeons

Dr. Lisa Tolnitch (chief resident 1988)
Founder, Tolnitch Surgical Associates, PA
Founder, Pretty in Pink Foundation


Feb. 9, 2006 -- Dr. Ben Sun, (chief resident 1994) center, chief of
Cardiothoracic Surgery at Ohio State University Medical Center



Dr. Mary Hooks (chief resident 1994), in red, Professor of Surgery at
East Tennessee State University and past president of the Association
of Women Surgeons.


Dr. and Captain Erin Felger, (chief resident 2003)
left, serving in Iraq


Dr. David R. Jones (chief resident 1999)

Division Chief for Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery at the University of Virginia

Chief Medical Officer at Diffusion Pharmaceuticals LLC

Joe Jenkins

UNC basketball team member, Dr. Joe Jenkins
(chief resident 20
03) left, prior to medical training


Dr. Keith Kim (chief resident 1999)
Director of Florida Hospital's
Bariatric Center of Excellence

Samir Fakhry

Dr. Samir Fakhry (chief resident 1987)
Chief of General Surgery at the
Medical University of South Carolina

Robt Zeppa

Dr. Robert Zeppa (chief resident 1958),
Surgery Chair at Univ. of Miami for 22 years.


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