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Surgery Residency Graduates

In the last five years, the majority of our graduates have gone on to fellowship training. Our residents have been very successful in obtaining top notch fellowships in pediatric surgery, surgical oncology, breast oncology, plastics, vascular, cardiothoracic surgery and other specialties. And, we are proud to welcome several graduates into our faculty here at Baystate.

We invite you to learn more about our recent graduates.

2018 Grads

Bradley Gordan, DO

Medical School: Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: MIS Fellowship, Highland Hospital of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Saiqa Khan, MD

Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Post-Graduate Position: Plastic Surgery Fellowship, Beth Israel-Lahey, Boston, MA

Carmen Mora, MD

Medical School: Texas A & M University College of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position:  Pediatric Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, University of Tennessee, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, Memphis, TN

Natasha Saiyed, MD

Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position:

Ruchi Thanawala, MD

Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Thoracic Surgery Fellowship, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

2017 Grads

Mouhanad Ayach, MD

Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Vascular Fellowship, University of Missouri

Kaitlin Debbink, MD

Medical School: University of Vermont College of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: R.A.F. US Station Military Hospital, Lakenheath, London

Matthew Kronick, MD

Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: -Vascular Fellowship, Oregon Health & Science

Tessa Smit, MD

Medical School: St. George’s University School of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Christine Kleinhart Hand Fellowship, Louisville, KY

Judith Sporn, MD

Medical School: Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
Post-Graduate Position: Surgical Oncology Fellowship, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY

2016 Grads

Cecivon Arreola-Garcia, MD

Medical School: University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio
Post-Graduate Position: Surgical Critical Care/Acute Care Surgery Fellowship, Indiana University School of Medicine

Elizabeth Chabot, MD

Medical School: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, Utah Affiliated Hospitals

Levon Khojayan, MD

Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Vascular Surgery Fellowship, Case Western/University Hospital,Case Medical Center, OH

Kristina Potanos, MD

Medical School: University of Sydney
Post-Graduate Position: Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship, University Medical Center, IL

Sarah Wong, MD

Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ

Moriah Wright, MD

Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Colorectal Research Fellowship, Creighton University, Omaha, NE

2015 Grads

Deepak Bharadia, MD, MPH

Medical School: Smt. N.H.L. Municipal Medical College
Post-Graduate Position: Burn Surgery Fellowship, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

Rachel Caiafa, MD

Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine

Post-Graduate Position: Surgical Critical Care/Acute Care Surgery Fellowship, UCSF Fresno Community Regional Medical Center, Fresno, CA

Lindy Davis, MD

Medical School: SUNY At Syracuse Health Science College Of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Surgical Oncology Fellowship, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY

Enrique Lopez, MD

Medical School: Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara Facultad de Medicina, Mexico
Post-Graduate Position: Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University School of Medicine

David Penner, MD

Medical School: Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Cardiothoracic Fellowship, UC Davis, Sacramento, CA

2014 Grads

Marisa Amaral, MD

Medical School: Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
Post-Graduate Position: Cardiothoracic Fellowship, UC Davis, Sacramento, CA

Melissa Cloonan, MD

Medical School: SUNY at Syracuse Health Science College of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, UTSW Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Romie Mundy, MD

Medical School: The University of Toledo College of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Colorectal Surgery Fellowship, Rhode Island Hospital/Brown University, Providence, RI

Syed Peeran, MD

Medical School: New York Medical College
Post-Graduate Position: Vascular Surgery Fellowship, The Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Siva Patimalla Venkata, MD

Medical School: Kasturba Medical College Mangalore
Post-Graduate Position: Cardiothoracic Fellowship, Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus, OH