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Vascular Surgery Residents — 2016-2017

Post-graduate Year 1

​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 2

​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 3

​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.

Post-graduate Year 4

​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.

Post-graduate Year 5

Andrew Leake, MD

Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School, 2010

Email: leakeae@upmc.edu

Why I chose UPMC: It's a world renowned vascular surgery division with multiple leaders in vascular surgery.

Jun Xu, MD

Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 2010

Email: xuj6@upmc.edu

T32 Research Residents

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

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.


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