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

Andrew R. Watson, MD, M Litt, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
877-684-7189
Interests
telemedicine and telehealth
Sean P. Whelan, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
412-782-2400
Interests
general surgery outcomes; global surgery
Martin N. Wijkstrom, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
412-647-5738
Interests
clinical translation of xenotransplantation
Xiangwei Xiao, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
412-692-9210
Interests
molecular therapy for diabetes, PDAC, and autoimmune disease
Sang-Ho Ye, PhD
Research Assistant Professor of Surgery
412-624-5334
Interests
biomaterials; blood biocompatibility
Theodore H. Yuo, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
412-623-8438
Interests
outcomes in end-stage renal disease
Ruben Zamora, PhD
Research Professor of Surgery
412-383-6998
Interests
role of BNIP3 to hepatic cell death/apoptosis/necrosis; inflammatory response to normoxia and hypoxia
Herbert J. Zeh III, MD, FACS
Adjunct Professor
Interests
role of DAMPs/RAGE in pancreatic cancer
Mazen S. Zenati, MD, MPH, PhD
Associate Professor of Surgery and Epidemiology
412-624-9137
Interests
trauma recidivism and rehabilitation; injury prevention; surgical oncology; pancreatic cancer; organ transplant surgery; nutrition; public health; transfusion; abdominal mesothelioma; quality assurance
Xianghong Zhang, PhD
Research Instructor
412-692-2408
Interests
role of CaMKIV on the degradation of mTOR and regulation of autophagy and inflammation; function of CaMKI in phagocytosis
Jingjiao Zhou, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
412-692-2850
Jenny A. Ziembicki, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
412-232-8794
Interests
burn therapy; burn injury prevention
Amer H. Zureikat, MD, FACS
Chief, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgical Oncology
412-692-2852

General Surgery Residents

Othman Abdul-Malak, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-3)
Derek Afflu, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-2)
Jurgis Alvikas, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-3)
Sara E. Berkey, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-4)
Jillian Bonaroti, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-1)
Joshua B. Brown, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-5)
Kellie E. Cunningham, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-4)
Anthony Cyr, MD, PhD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-4 - Lab), T32 Resident Trainee (Zuckerbraun Lab)
Esmaeel Dadashzadeh, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-4- Lab)
Andrew-Paul Deeb, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-2)
Mitchell R. Dyer, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-4 - Zuckerbraun Lab)
412-692-2408
James Gallagher, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-4 - Lab)
Julie Goswami, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-4)
412-648-1474
John Griepentrog, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-4 - Rosengart Lab)
412-647-6015
Jesse Guardado, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-5)
Robert Handzel, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-4 - Lab)
Katherine Hill, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-4 - Lab)
Katherine Hrebinko, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-1)
Lauren Huckaby, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-4 - Lab)
Christof Kaltenmeier, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-2)
Sidrah Khan, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-2)
Stacy J. Kowalsky, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-4)
Shreyus Kulkarni, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-4 - Lab)
Christine M. Leeper, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-4)
Anthony J. Lewis, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-4)
412-647-5587
Shimena Li, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-1)
Hao Liu, MD, PhD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-1)