UF Surgery Graduates

The previous residents in the Department of Surgery at the University of Florida have gone on to exciting careers. In bold, are our current attendings who trained at the University of Florida Department of Surgery. We always love to hear from our former residents! Please contact Michele Silver MEd, Department of Surgery Residency Education Coordinator, with updates. Browse below:
Year Name Fellowship Private Practice / Academics
2016 Juan Alvarez,MD Minimally Invasive Surgery/Bariatric Surgery – Duke University (NC)
Elisha (Scott) Collins, MD Private Practice, Jacksonville, FL and Enterprise, AL
Lori Filichia, MD Breast Surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering in NY, NY
Adrian Vlada, MBBS Vascular Surgery – Washington University in St. Louis, MO
2015 Khayree Butler,MD Colorectal Surgery – Oregon Health & Science University In training
Emily Cantrell, MD Trauma Critical Care – University of California, San Diego In training
Alex Cuenca, MD, PhD Pediatric Surgery – Boston Children’s Hospital In training
Daniel Farrugia, MD Surgical Oncology – University of Pittsburgh Private Practice, Chicago, IL
Trevan Fischer, MD Surgical Oncology – John Wayne Cancer Institute In training
2014 William Campbell, MD Plastic Surgery – University of Florida In training
Trajan Cuellar, MBBCH Plastic Surgery – University of Mississippi In training
Lindsey Goldstein, MD Colorectal Surgery – Brown University Academics, Gainesville, FL
Michael Hong, MD Vascular Surgery – UC Davis Academics, California
Makesha Miggins, MD Surgical Oncology – MD Anderson Academics, Houston, TX
 2013 Robert Browning, MD Private Practice – Florida
Josef Braun, MD Surgical Oncology – McGill University Academics, Indianapolis, IN
Claire Griffin, MD Vascular Surgery – Dartmouth College Academics, Salt Lake City, UT
Luke Gutwein, MD Plastic Surgery – Indiana University In training
Constance Lee, MD Surgical Critical Care – University of Florida Academics, St. Louis, MO
2012 Matthew Delano, MD, PhD Surgical Critical Care – U. of Washington Academics – Ann Arbor, MI
Matthew Hughes, MD Colorectal Surgery – UT Southwestern Private Practice – Texas
Tad Kim, MD Cardiothoracic Surgery – U. of Mississippi  Deceased
Bo Neichoy, MD Private Practice – Texas
Elizabeth Warner, MD Minimally Invasive Surgery – U. of Washington Private Practice, Washington, DC
2011 Darrell L. Hunt Surgical Critical Care – UF, Gainesville, FL Private Practice, Tennessee
George Rossidis Minimally Invasive Surgery – UF, Gainesville, FL Private Practice, St. Petersburg, FL
Alyson Waterman Vascular Surgery – UF, Gainesville, FL Private Practice, California
Robert D. Winfield Trauma – University of California at San Diego Academics, Missouri
Dean J. Yamaguchi Vascular Surgery – University of Alabama Academics – North Carolina
2010 Nicole Kissane Minimally Invasive Surgery – Mass General Academics – Massachusettes
Brady McDonald Radiology Residency – UF, Gainesville, FL Academics, Gainesville, FL
Vincent Mortellaro Pediatric Surgery Research – Kansas City Children’s Mercy In training
Chad Stasik Cardiothoracic Surgery – UT San Antonio Academics – Texas
Ivan Zendejas Transplantation Surgery – UF, Gainesville, FL Private Practice, Salt Lake City, UT
2009 Angel M. Caban Minimally Invasive Surgery
UT Southwestern – Dallas
Private Practice – Florida
Stancie C. Rhodes Trauma Critical Care – University of Maryland Academics – New Jersey
Skeeter Salcedo Trauma Critical Care – University of Pennsylvania Academics – California
Omeni Osian Cardiothoracic Surgery – UF, Gainesville, FL Academics – Jacksonville, FL
Jason Wilson Roswell Park Cancer Institute – Buffalo, NY Private Practice – Virginia
2008 Scott A. Anderson Pediatric Surgery – UF, Gainesville, FL Academics – Alabama
Christopher A. Garces Private Practice – Wisconsin
Priscilla F. McAuliffe Surgical Oncology – M.D. Anderson Academics – Pittsburgh, PA
Catherine Velopulos Critical Care – UF, Gainesville, FL Academics – Baltimore, MD
 2007 Philip A. Efron Surgical Critical Care – Washington University in St. Louis Academics – Gainesville, FL
Ashley K. Lentz Plastic Surgery University of Florida Academics – Gainesville, FL
Daniel J. Martin Vascular Surgery – University of Florida Private Practice – Georgia
Alexander G. Parr GI Surgery – University of Florida Private Practice – Florida
 2006 Darwin N. Ang Trauma / Critical Care – University of Washington, Seattle, WA Private Practice – Florida
Erik Q. Ballert Academics – Lexington, KY
Robert J. Feezor Vascular Surgery – University of Florida Academics – Gainesville, FL
A. Samuel Tunkle Private Practice – Florida
 2005 Thomas Collins Transplant Surgery – UCLA Academics – Iowa
Jose Erbella Private Practice – Florida
William Johnson Advanced Laparoscopy – Duke Private Practice – Georgia
Douglas Minnich Cardiothoracic Surgery – Massachusetts General Academics – Alabama
2004 Mark Bonnell Cardiothoracic Surgery – University of Utah; Mechanical Support/Heart Failure/Heart Transplantation – University of Utah Academics – Kentucky
Shay Dean Plastic Surgery – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Private Practice – California
Michelle Murday Colorectal Surgery – Orlando, FL Private Practice – Utah
Justin Warner Private Practice – Florida
2003 Glenn E. Herrmann Plastic Surgery – University of Illinois, Chicago Private Practice – Colorado
Rebecca M. Minter Academics – Michigan
John E. Rectenwald Vascular Surgery – University of Michigan Academics – Michigan
Jeffrey L. Rose Private Practice – Florida
2002 E. Ramsay Camp Surgical Oncology – M.D. Anderson Academics
Brian E. Pickens Private Practice – Florida
Frank J. Wessels Colorectal Surgery – Orlando ORMC, Orlando, FL Private Practice – North Carolina
Gerhardt J. Winkel Private Practice – Indiana
2001 Keith G. Chisholm Private Practice – North Carolina
Gregory C. Gaines Plastic Surgery – University of Alabama Private Practice – Mississippi
John P. Pirris Thoracic Surgery – Texas Heart Institute Private Practice – Maryland
Michael F. Steinberg Thoracic Surgery – University of Rochester Private Practice – Indiana
2000 Timothy C. Childers Private Practice – Florida
Philip J. Hess, Jr. Thoracic Surgery – University of Florida Academics – Gainesville, FL
Michael D. Josephs Pediatric Surgery – Children’s Hospital, Ohio Private Practice – Texas
1999 Eddie K. Abdalla Surgical Oncology – M. D. Anderson, and Paris, France Academics – M.D. Anderson
William L. Huether III Private Practice – Sanford, FL
Samuel Rayburn P. Practice – Little Rock, AR
Carmen C. Solorzano Surgical Oncology – M. D. Anderson Academics – Tennessee
1998 Thomas Beaver Academics – Gainesville, FL
Joseph T. Gallagher Colorectal – Orlando, FL Private Practice – Orlando, FL
E. Dean McKenzie Texas Childrens Hospital – Houston Academics – Houston, TX
M. Burress Welborn III Vascular Surgery – University of Florida Private Practice – Alabama
1997 Juan C. Cendan Academics – Orlando, FL
Orlando C. Cicilioni, Jr. Plastic Surgery – University of Florida Private Practice – Orlando, FL
N. Joseph Espat Surgical Oncology – Memorial Sloan Kettering Academics – Rhode Island
Rabih M. Salloum Surgical Oncology – University of Chicago Academics – Rochester, NY
1996 Elizabeth A. Beierle Pediatric Surgery – St. Christopher’s Hospital Academics – Alabama
Karen M. Rieger Thoracic Surgery – Indiana University Academics – Indianapolis, IN
Panagiotis Sarantos Private Practice –  Gainesville, FL
Kevin T. Watkins Surgical Oncology – M. D. Anderson Academics- New York
1995 Paul S. Dudrick Surgical Oncology – Memorial Sloan Kettering Academics – Memphis, TN
Willis G. Eshbaugh, Jr. Plastic Surgery – University of Virginia Private Practice – Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Mark C. Kelley Surgical Oncology – John Wayne Cancer Institute Academics – Nashville, TN
1994 Thomas R. Austgen Private Practice – Gainesville, FL
Rhett C. High Plastic Surgery – Bowman Gray University Private Practice – Raleigh, NC
Timothy W. Mullett Thoracic Surgery – University of Florida Academics – Lexington, KY
Glenn E. Summers, Jr. Private Practice – Tallahassee, FL
1993 Robert W. Burk III Plastic Surgery – University of Alabama P.Practice – P.V. Beach, FL
Mike K. Chen Transplantation – UF. Pediatric Surg – U of TN, Memphis. Academics – Alabama
Paul M. Gardner Plastic Surgery – University of Alabama Academics – Birmingham, AL
Kevin M. Steadland P. Practice – Coon Rapids, MN
1992 William Birmingham P. Practice – Salisbury, NC
Nancy (Donahoe) Bouck Thoracic Surgery – University of Florida P. Practice – Las Vegas, NV
Robert G. Carlson Thoracic Surgery – University of Florida P. Practice – Sarasota, FL
David R. Carr P. Practice – Winston-Salem NC
1991 W. Douglas Harrison P. Practice – Rocky Mount, NC
L. Daniel Kaelin Vascular Surgery – University of Florida P. Practice – Tallahassee, FL
Donald A. Plumley Pediatric Surgery – Indiana University Private Practice – Orlando, FL
D. Scott Rotatori Plastic Surgery – University of Cincinnati P. Practice Winter Park, FL
1990 Lee M. Ellis Surgical Oncology – M. D. Anderson Academics – Houston, TX
V. Suzanne Klimberg Academics – Little Rock, AR
D. Mark McCoy Thoracic Surgery – Medical Univ. of South Carolina P. Practice – Germantown, TN
Timothy J. Yeatman Surgical Oncology – M. D. Anderson Academics – Tampa, FL
1989 Kenneth R. Courington Private Practice – Naples, FL
Caren E. Gaines Breast Oncology Fellowship Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida Academics – TX
T. Scott Garrett P. Practice Lynchburg, VA
Jacob H. Jordan Private Practice – Naples, FL
1988 Robert S. Bennett, Jr. Hewitt, TX – Not in medicine
Bruce E. Freedman P. Practice – Scottsdale, AZ
Philip L. Harris P. Practice – Boca Raton, FL
1987 Matthew E. Brunson Transplantation Fellowship – University of Cincinnati Academics – La Jolla, CA
Samuel A. Mahaffery Pediatric Surgery – Children’s Hospital Academics – Durham, NC
Mark E. Pessa Private Practice – Lubbock, TX
James H. Schmidt Plastic Surgery – University of Florida Private Practice – Sarasota, FL
1986 Robert G. Laney III Private Practice – Shelby, NC
Michael E. Nerney Private Practice – Largo, FL
Russell W. Novak Private Practice – Sarasota, FL
James A. Quintessenza Thoracic Surgery – University of California, SD P. Practice – St. Pete, FL
1985 Bruce H. Brennaman Vascular Surgery – Henry Ford Hospital P. Practice – Columbus, GA
Corey K. Crain Private Practice – Rock Hill, SC
David G. Hoffman Vascular Surgery – University of Florida Private Practice – Waco, TX
John W. Robertson Private Practice – Sanford, FL
1984 James M. Balliro P. Practice –  Tallahassee, FL
James R. Edgerton Thoracic Surgery – Medical Univ. of South Carolina Private Practice – Dallas, TX
Michael P. Hocking GI Research – Mayo Clinic Academics – Gainesville, FL
1983 James H. Corwin III Deceased
Braun H. Graham Plastic Surgery – University of Florida Private Practice  Sarasota, FL
William Lineaweaver Plastic Surgery – University of California Academics – Jackson, MS
S. Eva Singletary Surgical Oncology – M. D. Anderson Academics – Houston, TX