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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.

2016 Graduates

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 Graduates

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 Graduates

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


2013 Graduates

John J. Cope, MD

Medical School: State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Surgical Critical Care Fellowship -Hartford Hospital, CT

Rachel A. Jones, MD

Medical School: State University of NY at Syracuse College of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: MIS Fellowship -University of Nebraska Medical Center

Connie Rossini, MD

Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School, VA
Post-Graduate Position: Pediatric Surgery Fellowship - University of Nebraska Medical Center

Peter Wu, MD

Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine, Massachusetts
Post-Graduate Position: Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship -Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN


2012 Graduates

Mazen Al-Mansour, MD

Medical School: University of Jordan
Post-Graduate Position: General Surgery -RiverBend Medical Group, Chicopee, MA

Nathan Conway, MD

Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: MIS Fellowship - Providence Portland Medical Center, Oregon

Elise Gates, MD

Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Post-Graduate Position: >Breast Surgery Fellowship - University of Massachusetts

Rebecca Rhee, MD

Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Colorectal Surgery Fellowship - St. Luke's Roosevelt, NY

Elena Ziarnik, MD

Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Post-Graduate Position: Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship - Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN