Our graduates are comfortable entering private practice, but many pursue fellowship opportunities. Recent alumni have entered into a variety of fellowships.


Chief Year​


Fellowship​ / Practice

D. Kwazneski​ ​2014-2015 ​MD Critical Care, Burn Fellowship – University of Florida Health
M.R. Reidy ​ 2014-2015 ​MD ​Cardiothoracic Fellowship –
The Texas Heart Institute
​G. Chu
​2013-2014 ​MD ​​Minimally Invasive Fellowship – Winthrop University, New York
S. Pakraftar​ ​2013-2014 ​MB, BAO, BCH

Colorectal Fellowship –
St. Vincent Hospital, Erie, PA

​V. Malit
​2012-2013 ​MD Minimally Invasive Fellowship –
Long Island Jewish Hospital
​N. Reddy
​2012-2013 ​MD ​Thoracic Fellowship –
UPMC Presbyterian
​R. Subbarayan
2012-2013 ​MD Vascular Fellowship –
Medical College of Wisconsin
​C. Six
2011-2012 ​DO Critical Care Surgery FellowshipUniversity of Pittsburgh
​H. Gonzalez
​2010-2011 ​MD Minimally Invasive Fellowship Milwaukee, WI
T. Short
2010-2011 ​MD Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship –  AK
​J. Young
2010-2011 ​MD ​Breast Fellowship – 
Rosewell Park Memorial Institute, Buffalo, NY
​E. Burton 2009-2010 ​MD ​Cardiovascular & Thoracic Fellowship –  University of North Carolina
J. Houda ​2007-2008 ​MD ​Cardiovascular & Thoracic Fellowship University of Pittsburgh
​T. Opperman ​2007-2008 ​MD ​Minimally Invasive Fellowship Methodist Hospital, Houston TX
B. Yucisin ​ ​2007-2008 ​MD ​Minimally Invasive Fellowship
Duke University
​C. Myers 2006-2007 ​MD Minimally Invasive Fellowship
Duke University
​F. Pluckett
2006-2007 ​MD ​Cardiovascular & Thoracic Fellowship West Virginia University
​R. Ramos
2006-2007​ ​MD ​General Surgery Res. Program
Drexel University
​J. Robinson
2006-2097 ​MD Plastic Surgery Fellowship
University of South Carolina
​C. Zaw-Mon 2005-2006 ​MD Critical Care Trauma Fellowship Denver General, CO
​J. Means
​2004-2005 MD​ ​Laparoscopic Fellowship
Duke University
​H. Roozrokh ​2002-2003 ​MD ​Liver Transplant Fellowship
Stanford University
​T. McIntyre
2003-2004 ​MD Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship
​R. Bleicher
​1999-2000 ​MD ​Oncology Fellowship
John Wayne Cancer Institute
​D. Lomago ​1999-2000 ​MD ​​Cardiovascular Thoracic Fellowship Indiana University
​S. McKenna
​1996-1997 ​MD ​Plastic Residency Program
​S. Parvanthaneni
1996-1997 ​MD Cardiovascular Thoracic Fellowship Loyola
A. Werner
1995-1996 ​MD Vascular and Intervascular Fellowship Arizone Heart Institute, AZ
​M. Massie
1994-1995 ​MD ​Vascular Surgery Fellowship University of Massachusetts
​A. Pierce ​1993-1994 ​MD ​Cardiovascular & Thoracic Fellowship Allegheny
​M. Lee ​1992-1993 ​MD ​Cardiovascular Thoracic Fellowship Indiana University


Contact Us

UPMC Mercy General Surgery Residency Program
Department of Surgery
UPMC Mercy
1400 Locust Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Kurt R. Stahlfeld, M.D., Program Director

Lisa Herald, GME Senior Department Manager

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