Alumni

2015 Graduates

Vernard S. Fennell, MD 
Post residency cerebrovascular and complex skull base fellowship at BNI, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Phoenix.  Second Interventional Endovascular Fellowship training began July 2016 in Buffalo, NY.  We do not yet know where Dr. Fennell will hold his first post-graduate faculty appointment at this time.

Jesse M. Skoch, MD 
Post residency pediatric neurosurgery fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, followed by faculty appointment with same, and academic affiliation at the University of Cincinnati at Mayfield Clinic.

2014 Graduates

David A. Stidd, MD 
Post residency entered Interventional Endovascular Neurosurgery at University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston.  He now practices as an academic faculty member at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia and practices out of Atlanticare Neurosciences in Atlantic City, NJ.

2012 Graduates

Tracy L. Ansay, MD 
Post residency entered Surgical Neuro-Oncology fellowship at the Mayfield Clinic.  She went on to private practice with an academic affiliation at Brigham Women’s Hopsital in Boston.

2011 Graduates

Benjamin J. Serxner, MD 
Post residency entered spine fellowship in Colorado for one year.  He then went into private practice in Bakersfield, California, where he remains to date.

2010 Graduates

Sergio Rivero, MD 
Post residency went to private practice in Eureka, California for one year; relocated back to Tucson to work at UMC as academic faculty member for about three years before going to private practice, maintaining his faculty appointment, covering UMC call and still teaching residents.

2009 Graduates

Juan M. Valdivia Valdivia, MD 
Post residency, entered spine fellowship in Ann Arbor, Michigan, followed by several years as an academic faculty neurosurgeon with the University and the Ann Arbor VA.  He now practices in Tampa Bay, Florida, in private practice having an academic affiliation.