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Vascular Surgery Residents — 2017-2018​

Post-graduate Year 1

Adham Abou Ali, MD
Medical School: American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine, 2015
Email: aboualia@upmc.edu

Why I chose UPMC: I chose UPMC for the opportunity to work with and learn from world renowned leaders in the field of vascular surgery. The surgical expertise and technical advancements available at our disposal are but a few features that make this experience so rewarding.

​Elizabeth Andraska, MD
Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School, 2017
Email: andraskaea@upmc.edu

Post-graduate Year 2

​Vivek Pamulapati, MD
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 2016
Email: pamulapativ2@upmc.edu

Amanda Phillips, MD
Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School, 2016
Email: phillipsar2@upmc.edu

Post-graduate Year 3

​Kathy Gonzalez, MD
Medical School: University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, 2015
Email: pamulapativ2@upmc.edu

 ​Kyle Markel, MD

Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine, 2015
Email: markelkm2@upmc.edu

Why I chose UPMC: UPMC is a large volume center with a wide range of both patient pathology and faculty, thus providing a unique opportunity to learn from a large group of experts treating a wide range of problems. Plus, a time tested infrastructure for training and research.

Post-graduate Year 4

Natalie Sridharan, MD​
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2012
Email: domenickna2@upmc.edu

Why I chose UPMC: I went to medical school at the University of Pittsburgh and became familiar with the Division of Vascular Surgery and the residency program early on. I saw how great the program was first-hand, how well-trained the residents were, and how hard they worked. I also saw how well the trainees worked together and how close they were to each other. When it came time to apply to residency, I explored other places, but didn't find anywhere that matched my home: Pittsburgh!

Jason Wagner, MD

Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School, 2012
Email: wagnerjk@upmc.edu

Why I chose UPMC: I chose to train at UPMC because of the numerous, highly experienced, and internationally renowned faculty who treat a large volume of complex vascular disease. The exposure to large volumes of both open and endovascular surgery in a robust tertiary referral center setting made UPMC my first choice.

Post-graduate Year 5

​Elizabeth Genovese, MD
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2011
Email: genovesee@upmc.edu

Nathan Liang, MD

Medical School: Texas A & M University System HSC College of Medicine, 2011
Email: liangnl@upmc.edu

Why I chose UPMC: I chose UPMC because of the operative volume and variety of the program, as well as the dedicated opportunity to pursue meaningful research. I really believe that these things, as well as incredibly supportive faculty, make our program stand out from others.

T32 Research Residents

​Catherine Go, MD
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2014
Email: goc@upmc.edu

Why I chose UPMC: I chose UPMC vascular surgery for the breadth of training and the research opportunities. Most importantly, though, the staff, residents, and faculty feel just like family - they are warm, supportive, and always willing to teach!

Nandan Nath, MD
Medical School: University of Minnesota, 2014
Email: nathnn@upmc.edu

Why I chose UPMC: I chose UPMC for the institution's volume/complexity of cases, and knowing I would receive the best training under experienced, well-known vascular surgeons.

Abhisekh Mohapatra, MD
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 2013
Email: mohapatraa@upmc.edu

Karim Salem, MD

Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 2013
Email: salemkm@upmc.edu

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