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

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
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
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
Interests
design and implementation of quality metrics, protocols, and curriculum for robotic surgery that can improve cancer care and outcomes.

General Surgery Residents

Derek Afflu, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-4 Research)
Laura Allen, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-2)
Alison Althans, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-1)
Jurgis Alvikas, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-4 Research)
412-647-6015
Vincent Anto, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-1)
Jillian Bonaroti, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-3)
Ruy J. Cruz Jr., MD, PhD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-4)
Anthony Cyr, MD, PhD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-4 Research), T32 Resident Trainee (Zuckerbraun Lab)
Esmaeel Dadashzadeh, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-4)
Andrew-Paul Deeb, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-4 Research)
Mitchell R. Dyer, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-5)
412-692-2408
James Gallagher, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-4)
John Griepentrog, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-5)
412-647-6015
Robert Handzel, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-5)
Katherine Hill, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-4)
Callie Hlavin, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-2)
Yeahwa Hong, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-2)
Katherine Hrebinko, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-3)
Lauren Huckaby, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-4 Research)
Christof Kaltenmeier, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-4 Research)
Sidrah Khan, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-4 Research)
Shreyus Kulkarni, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-4)
Shimena Li, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-3)
Hao Liu, MD, PhD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-3)
Amelia Lucisano, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-4 Research)
Thiagarajan Meyyappan, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-1)
Maryam Mohammed, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-3)
Katrina Morgan, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-2)
JB Moses, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-3)
Sara Myers, MD, MS
General Surgery Resident (PGY-4 Research)
Sowmya Narayanan, MD, PhD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-2)
Kristina Nicholson, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-4 Research)
Frances Okolo, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-5)
Elizabeth Pace, MD
General Surgery Resident (PGY-3)