Alumni

After graduation, our residents are competitive for the most highly regarded fellowships or are capable of practicing independently. Below are the next steps alumni took after completing their residencies.

2020 Graduates

  • K. Tinsley Anderson, MD, MPH, Pediatric Surgical Critical Care Fellowship – The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Marisa Bartz-Kurycki, MD, MS, Endocrine Surgery Fellowship – Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • Hang Ho, MD, Trauma/Critical Care/Acute Care Surgery Fellowship – Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
  • Adil Lokhandwala, MD, USAR, Trauma/Critical Care/Acute Care Surgery Fellowship – University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • Jorden Marble, MD, General Surgery Practice – Mt. Graham Regional Medical Center, Safford, AZ
  • Andrew Nejad, MD, General Surgery Practice
  • Richard Stein, MD, General Surgery Practice – Cleveland, OH
  • Elizabeth Tribelhorn, MD, General Surgery Practice – Agave Surgical Associates, Tucson, AZ

2019 Graduates

  • Joshua Damian, MD, Burn and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship - University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
  • Christopher Gonzales, MD, Trauma/Critical Care/Acute Care Surgery Fellowship - University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • Sandeep Jhajj, MD, Vascular Surgery Fellowship - Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA
  • Carolina Martinez, MD, Colorectal Surgery Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic, Tampa, FL
  • Kelvin Memeh, MBBS, Endocrine Surgery Fellowship - University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • Viraj Pandit, MBBS, Vascular Surgery Fellowship - University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • Jeffrey Sugandi, MD, General Surgery Practice - Indonesia
  • Brian Yoo, MD, Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship- University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

2018 Graduates

  • Hassan Aziz, MBBS, Transplant Surgery Fellowship - University of California, Irvine, CA
  • Nabajit Choudhury, MBBS, General Surgery - Private Practice, Sierra Vista, AZ
  • Mehreen Kisat, MBBS, MS, Trauma/Critical Care/Acute Care Surgery Fellowship - Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
  • CodyJo Kraemer, MD, Vascular Surgery Fellowship- The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • Prakash Mathew, MD, MBA, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship - University of Miami, Miami, FL
  • Matthew Mobily, MD, MPH, Advanced Gastrointestinal Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship - The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • Joshua Tieman, MD, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship - University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

2017 Graduates

  • Napolean Eduardo Cieza Rubio, MD, MS, Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship - Mount Sinai St. Luke's Hospital, New York, NY
  • Sean Alexander Jordan, MD, MHS, Thoracic Surgery Fellowship - Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Elizabeth S. Lee, MD, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
  • Maria Michailidou, MD, Colorectal Surgery Fellowship - Penn State Hershey, Hershey, PA
  • Moutamn Sadoun, MD, Advanced GI/Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship - St. John Hospital & Medical Center, Detroit, MI
  • Arash Safavi, MD, MHSc, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship - BC Children's Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 
  • Federico Serrot, MD, Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL
  • Cassandra Villegas, MD, Trauma/Critical Care/Acute Care Surgery Fellowship - Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY

2016 Graduates

  • Daniel Cucher, MD, Trauma/Critical Care/Acute Care Surgery Fellowship – Shock Trauma, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
  • Ioannis Konstantinidis, MD, Surgical Oncology Fellowship - City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA
  • Mohammed Iyoob Mohammed Ilyas, MBBS, Colorectal Surgery Fellowship – Henry Ford Medical Center, Detroit, MI
  • Timothy Rankin, MD, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship – Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
  • Bernardino Rocha, MD, Vascular Surgery Fellowship - Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, TX
  • Selyne Samuel, MD, Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship – Akron, OH
  • Raghunandan Venkat, MBBS, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship – Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

2015 Graduates

  • Matthew Apel, MD, Advanced Gastrointestinal Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship - University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • Alex Cardenas, MD, Endocrine Surgery Fellowship - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Angela Echeverria, MD, Vascular Surgery Fellowship - Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • Kaitlyn Gilman, MD, Research - University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • David Meyer, MD, Trauma/Critical Care/Acute Care Surgery Fellowship - University of Texas, Houston, TX
  • Matthew Mino, MD, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship - University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
  • Mustafa Raoof, MBBS, Surgical Oncology Fellowship - City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA

2014 Graduates

  • Carlos San Mateo, MD, Colorectal Surgery Fellowship - University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
  • Mustafa Aman, MD, Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship - Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD
  • Aparna Vijayasekaran, MBBS, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship - Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
  • Jessica Rose, DO, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship - Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX
  • Evan Glazer, MD, Surgical Oncology Fellowship - Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL

2013 Graduates

  • Derek Stephenson, MD, Bariatric Surgery Fellowship - Orlando Regional Health, Orlando, FL
  • John Watt, MD, Trauma/Critical Care/Acute Care Surgery Fellowship - University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • Albert Amini, MD, Hepatobiliary Fellowship - Medical College of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa, MI
  • Monica Gustafson, MD, Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship - St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, CT
  • Pantelis Hadjizacharia, MD, Vascular Surgery Fellowship - University of Maryland, College Park, MD
  • Wynter Phoenix, MD, Private Practice - General Surgery in Sparks, NE
  • Marcie Leeds, MD, Private Practice - General Surgery in Fort Mojave, AZ

2012 Graduates

  • Conrad Diven, MD, Trauma/Critical Care/Acute Care Surgery Fellowship - University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • Francisco Reyes, MD, Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship - Shawnee Mission Medical Center, Overland Park, KS
  • Atanu Biswas, MD, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship - Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Mohammad Khreiss, MD, Surgical Oncology Fellowship - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Erica Salinas, MD, Vascular Surgery Fellowship - University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
  • Cristina Cueto, MD, Private Practice - General Surgery in Sulpher Springs, TX