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General Surgery Residency Program Graduate Success at UPMC in Central Pa.

The UPMC in central Pa. General Surgery Residency Program provides Resident Surgeons within the program the requisite skills and knowledge to advance their careers upon graduation from the program. UPMC in central Pa. is proud of the long-standing tradition of Surgical Residents being selected to further their careers through Fellowships and private practice settings.

  • Sheina Bawa, MD 2023
    Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship
    Xiluet Plastic Surgery
    Miami, FL
  • Vanessa Hortian, DO 2023
    Colorectal Surgery Fellowship
    Grant Medical Center Ohio Health
    Columbus, OH
  • Yi Wang, MD, PhD 2023
    General Surgery
    HCA Lake City Medical Center
    Lake City, FL
  • Veronica Marshall, DO 2023
    General Surgery
    MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital
    Leonardtown, MD
  • Joshua Etzel, DO 2023
    General Surgery
    UPMC Central PA Surgical Associates / Weight Loss Center
    Harrisburg, PA
  • Stephen Atkinson, DO 2022
    General Surgery
    Texas Health Presbyterian
    Denton, TX
  • Cory Kutruff, DO 2022
    General Surgery
    UPMC Altoona
    Altoona, PA
  • Colby Elder, MD 2022
    Cardiothoracic Fellowship
    University of Texas Medical Branch- Galveston
    Galveston, TX
  • John Trangucci, MD 2022
    Plastics Fellowship
    Temple University Hospital
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Patrick Hancock, MD 2022
    Plastics Fellowship
    UT Health San Antonio
    San Antonio, TX
  • Renee Aboushi, MD 2021
    Breast Fellowship
    Mount Sinia
    New York, NY
  • Katsiaryna Paulovich, MD 2021
    Vascular Fellowship
    University of Buffalo
    Buffalo, NY
  • Joseph Cahill, DO 2021
    Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship
    Albany Medical Center
    Albany, NY
  • John Mills, DO 2021
    Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship
    Palo Alto VA Hospital (Stanford Medicine)
    Palo Alto, CA
  • Sean Martin, DO 2021
    Abdominal Transplant and Hepato-Pacreatico Biliary Surgery Fellowship
    University of Southern California
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Douglas Anderson, DO 2020
    Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship
    Northshore University Hospital & Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Manhasset, MY
  • Daniel Goldman, MD 2020
    Colorectal Fellowship
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Nathaniel Melton, MD 2020
    Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship
    Penn State Health
    Hershey, PA
  • Gary Aghazarian, DO 2020
    Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship
    Orlando Health
    Orlando, FL
  • Matthew Kalliath, DO 2020
    Acute Care Surgeon
    Cape Cod Hospital
    Hyannis, MA
  • Naomi Wiens (Kalliath), DO 2020
    Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship
    Women & Infants Hospital
    Providence, RI
  • Leanna Cooney, M.D. 2019
    Burn Fellowship
    Lehigh Valley Burn Center
    Lehigh Valley, PA
  • Daniel Lim, D.O. 2019
    Trauma/Critical Care Fellowship
    UC Irvine Medical Center
    Orange, CA
  • Dheera Reddy, MD 2019
    Critical Care Fellowship
    Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
    Chicago, IL
  • W. Kurtis Childers, D.O. 2018
    Surgical Practice
    UPMC Grandview Surgical Associates
    Camp Hill, PA
  • Farda Qaygum, M.D. 2018
    Vascular Surgery Fellowship
    Albany Medical Center
    Albany, NY
  • Lindsey Haga, MD 2017
    Vascular Surgery Fellowship
    Pittsburgh, PA
  • Jonathan Cook, MD 2016
    Plastic Surgery Fellowship
    Cleveland Clinic Florida
    Weston, FL
  • Johanna Serrano, MD 2016
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship
    Nassau University Medical Center
    Long Island, NY
  • Allison Tompeck, MD 2016
    Trauma/Critical Care/Acute Care Fellowship
    UT Southwestern Medical Center
    Parkland Hospital
    Dallas, TX
  • Samer Rajjoub, M.D. 2015
    Endocrine Fellowship
    University of Chicago
    Chicago, Il
  • Karima Fitzgerald, M.D. 2015
    Critical Care Fellowship
    Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Hershey, PA
  • Constantine Bulauitan, M.D. 2014
    Critical Care Fellowship
    Rutgers Biomedical & Health Sciences
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    New Brunswick, NJ
  • Jason Marone, M.D. 2014
    Bariatric Surgery
    PinnacleHealth System – CGH Campus
    Harrisburg, PA
  • John Powell, M.D. 2013
    Minimally Invasive Surgery
    Geisinger Medical Center
    Danville, PA
  • Danielle Ladie, M.D. 2012
    Transplant Fellowship
    University of Virginia Medical Center
    Charlottesville, VA
  • Matthew Souder, M.D. 2012
    Surgical Practice
    Williamsport, PA
  • Jesse Dirksen, M.D. 2011
    Breast Surgery Oncology
    University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Iowa City, IA
  • John Lazar, M.D. 2011
    Cardiothoracic Surgery
    University of Rochester Medical Center
    Rochester, NY

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