Department of Surgery

People

Timothy R. Billiar, MD
George Vance Foster Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery
412-647-1749
Interests
mechanisms involved in acute cellular and organ injury in inflammatory states such as shock, trauma, and sepsis
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Faculty

Patricia A. Loughran, PhD
Research Instructor
412-958-1326
Interests
protein subcellular localization and protein binding partners in models of inflammation, infection, and hypoxia
Jason A. Luciano, MD, MBA
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
Majed Maalouf, MD, FACS
Clinical Assistant Professor
724-652-3616
Interests
general plastic surgery; breast reconstruction; hernia surgery
Camilla Macedo Both, MD
Research Assistant Professor of Surgery
412-624-6494
Interests
novel approaches to control viral immunity in solid organ transplant recipients; post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease; innate immunity and cross-reactivity to allo-immunity; phenotype and function of dendritic cells following mTOR inhibition
Michael Madigan, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
412-802-3333
Interests
endovascular aortic repair; wound healing; carotid artery disease
Marcus M. Malek, MD, FAAP
Assistant Professor of Surgery
412-692-7280
Interests
pediatric oncology; surgery for pediatric solid tumors; advanced minimally invasive surgery; pediatric colorectal disease; gastroesophageal reflux disease; chest wall deformities
George V. Mazariegos, MD
Jamie Lee Curtis Chair in Transplantation Surgery
412-692-6110
Interests
pediatric intestinal failure; hepatocyte transplantation; pediatric liver transplantation; immunosuppression; bio-artificial liver device; sorbent suspension dialysis in advanced hepatic encephalopathy
Priscilla F. McAuliffe, MD, PhD, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
412-641-4274
Kelly L. McCoy, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
412-647-0467
Interests
diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands; inherited endocrinopathies
Ryan M. McEnaney, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
412-864-0985
Interests
purinergic signaling in arterial function and disease; arteriogenesis and vascular biology; arterial hemodynamics; vascular calcification
John A. McKeating, MD, FACS
Clinical Assistant Professor
412-281-2255
Diana M. Metes, MD
Professor of Surgery and Immunology
412-648-3291
Interests
immune responses to EBV; memory T cell response and DC immunobiology in solid organ transplantation
Deepika Mohan, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
412-647-2986
Interests
how doctors think
Kanishka Mohib, PhD
Research Instructor
412-383-6960
Interests
role of effector B cells in transplant rejection and tolerance
Michele Molinari, MD, MSc, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
412-647-5800
Interests
decision analysis in transplant, hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery; impact of obesity in transplant surgery
Kevin P. Mollen, MD
Samuel P. Harbison Assistant Professor
412-692-7282
Interests
pediatric inflammatory bowel disease
Adrian E. Morelli, MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery and Immunology
412-624-2193
Interests
function of professional Ag-presenting cells during transplant rejection and transplant tolerance/immune-suppression
Michael J. Morowitz, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
412-692-7282
Interests
pathogenicity of intestinal microbes in milk-fed and formula-fed premature infants
Madhusudanan Nair, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
412-664-2850
Rami A. Namas, MD
Research Assistant Professor of Surgery
412-648-7866
Interests
inflammatory processes and diseases
Matthew D. Neal, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery and Critical Care Medicine
412-692-2850
Interests
coagulopathy and hemostasis in trauma and sepsis; clinical outcomes in trauma/hemorrhagic shock and massive transfusion; red blood cells; surgical rescue
Matthew L. Nicotra, PhD
Assistant Professor of Surgery and Immunology
412-648-0177
Interests
allorecognition; genomics; molecular genetics; invertebrate zoology; molecular evolution; comparative immunology; innate immunity; transplantation
Mylarappa B. Ningappa, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
412-692-9196
Martin Oberbarnscheidt, MD, PhD
Research Assistant Professor of Surgery
412-648-1491
Interests
innate allorecognition in transplantation; renal dendritic cell network
Jon D. Piganelli, PhD
Associate Professor of Surgery, Immunology, and Pathology
412-692-7498
Interests
immunology and autoimmunity; type 1 diabetes
James F. Pingpank Jr., MD, FACS
Visiting Associate Professor of Surgery
412-692-2852
Interests
treatment of primary and metastatic gastrointestinal cancers and advanced malignancies of the liver and peritoneal cavity
Douglas A. Potoka, MD, FACS, FAAP
Associate Professor of Surgery
412-692-8778
Interests
pediatric trauma center outcomes; peroxynitrite; lung development; congenital diaphragmatic hernia
Krishna Prasadan, PhD
Research Assistant Professor of Surgery
412-692-9211
Interests
role of notch-signaling pathway during pancreatic beta cell differentiation; intra-endocrine regulation of beta cell differentiation during pancreas development
Juan C. Puyana, MD
Professor of Surgery, Critical Care Medicine, and Clinical Translational Science
412-647-0421
Interests
promoting research, educational opportunities, and clinical collaboration internationally
Mostafa H. Ramadan, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
412-782-2400
Ramesh Chandran Ramanathan, MD, FRCS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
412-641-3668
Interests
bariatric surgery; surgical oncology
Balathiripurasundari Ramaswami, PhD
Research Instructor
412-648-1427
Interests
transplant immunology; immunological tolerance; viral transplant immunology
Richard E. Redlinger Jr., MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
412-802-3333
Ward M. Richardson, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
412-692-7280
Interests
congenital and acquired, benign and malignant, and open and minimally invasive pediatric surgery and trauma
Walter E. Rizzoni, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
814-877-5600
Interests
peripheral vascular surgery; carotid artery and aneurysm surgery; adult cardiac surgery; vein laser procedures
Shari Rogal, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Surgery
412-360-6177
Interests
improving waitlist and transplant outcomes
Matthew B. Rogers, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
412-692-9204
Interests
16S profiling; metagenomic sequencing; whole genome sequencing of bacteria, viruses and microbial eukaryotes; RNAseq of animals and microbial eukaryotes
Matthew Randall Rosengart, MD, MPH
Professor of Surgery and Critical Care Medicine
412-647-0597
Interests
inflammation during sepsis; critical illness; trauma system organization and infrastructure
David M. Rothstein, MD
Professor of Surgery, Medicine, and Immunology
412-648-7154
Interests
immune tolerance and immunoregulation in allograft and autoimmune settings; regulatory T cells; regulatory and effector B cells
Joshua T. Rubin, MD
Professor of Surgery
412-692-2862