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. Atencio ​2016-2017​ ​MD Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship, University of Illinois, Chicago
A. Pham 2016-2017 ​MD Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, University of Michigan
S. Riggins ​2016-2017 ​MD Surgical Critical Care, Duke University
C. Dwyer 2015-2016 ​MD Colorectal Fellowship, Indiana University
M. Huk​ ​2015-2016 ​MD Colorectal Fellowship, Indiana University
S. Kurapati​ ​2015-2016 ​MD Research Fellowship, Houston, TX VA. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship, University of Alabama
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 Fellowship – University 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

Danielle McKeever,
Graduate Medical Education Department Manager


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