Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Surgery

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The 2015 General Surgery Graduates pursued fellowships at the following institutions:

Brian Keyashian, MD ~ Vascular Surgery - Medical College of Wisconsin
Bill Luo, MD ~ Minimally Invasive Surgery - University of California, San Diego
Daniel McCarthy, MD, MBA, MEM ~ Cardiothoracic Surgery – University of Washington
Karen Sherman, MD, MS ~ Colorectal Surgery – Cleveland Clinic
Kyle Zanocco, MD ~ Endocrine Surgery – University of California, Los Angeles

The 2014 General Surgery Graduates pursued fellowships at the following institutions:

Akhil Seth, MD ~ Plastic Surgery – Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Ashley Hardy, MD ~ Surgical Oncology – Fox Chase Cancer Center
Jessica Naiditch, MD ~ Pediatric Surgery – Children’s Medical Center of Dallas
Joseph Phillips, MD ~ Thoracic Surgery – University of Michigan
Geoffrey Chow, MD ~ Minimally Invasive Surgery – University of British Columbia

The 2013 General Surgery Graduates pursued fellowships at the following institutions:

Amanda Hayman, MD ~ Colorectal Surgery – Mayo Clinic
Anna Kane Higham, MD ~ Breast Surgery – Northwestern University
Tammy Kindel, MD, PhD ~ Minimally Invasive Surgery – University of Nebraska
Seth Krantz, MD ~ Thoracic Surgery – Washington University
Timothy Lautz, MD ~ Pediatric Surgery – Northwestern University
B. Fernando Santos, MD ~ Minimally Invasive Surgery – Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

The 2012 General Surgery Graduates pursued fellowships at the following institutions:

Colleen Jay, MD ~ Transplant Surgery - Mayo Clinic
Mehul Raval, MD ~ Pediatric Surgery - Ohio State University
Ashley Vavra, MD ~ Vascular Surgery - Northwestern University
Melissa Pilewskie, MD ~ Breast Surgery - Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Janette Holub, MD ~ Pediatric Endoscopic Surgery – University of Tennessee

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The 2011 General Surgery Graduates pursued fellowships at the following institutions:

Edward Auyang, MD ~ Minimally Invasive Surgery - University of Washington
Nikolaos Dallas, MD ~ Surgical Oncology Fellowship- MD Anderson Cancer Center
Jeffrey Fronza, MD ~ Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship - Oregon Health and Science University
Melissa Hogg, MD ~ Surgical Oncology Fellowship - University of Pittsburgh
Matthew Strouch, MD ~ Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship - Washington University

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The 2010 General Surgery Graduates pursued fellowships at the following institutions:

Daniel Abbott, MD ~ Surgical Oncology Fellowship - MD Anderson Cancer Center
Karl Bilimoria, MD ~ Surgical Oncology Fellowship- MD Anderson Cancer Center
John Linn, MD ~ Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship - The Ohio State University
Lelah Melstrom, MD ~ Surgical Oncology Fellowship - Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Daniel Popowich, MD ~ Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship - The Mount Sinai Medical Center

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The 2009 general surgery graduates pursued fellowships at the following institutions:

Muneera Kapadia, MD ~ Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship - University of MN Medical Center
Robroy MacIver, MD ~ Thoracic Surgery Fellowship - University of Washington Medical Center
Michael Mongé, MD ~ Thoracic Surgery Fellowship - Stanford University
Eric Volckmann, MD ~ Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship - Ohio State University Medical Center
Anthony Yang, MD ~ Surgical Oncology Fellowship - MD Anderson Cancer Center

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The 2008 general surgery graduates pursued fellowships at the following institutions:

Bill Chiu, MD ~ Pediatric Surgery Fellowship - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Julie McGill, MD ~ Endocrine Surgery Fellowship - Columbia University
Alicia Growney, MD ~ Breast Surgery Fellowship - University of Michigan
Darius Hollings, MD ~ Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship - RUSH University
Saurabh Khandelwal, MD ~ Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship - University of Washington

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