Faculty & Staff

Department of Surgery Residency Program Faculty

Mark W. Connolly, MD, FACS, FACC
Chairman Department of Surgery
Specializing in Cardiothoracic Surgery


Derick J. Christian, MD
Interim Program Director General Residency Program
Director of HepatoPancreatoBiliary Surgery 

Jideofor F. Aniukwu, MD, PhD
Acute Care Surgery, Trauma, Critical Care

Karmina K. Choi, MD
Chief of Colorectal Surgery

Osama Elsawy, DO
Director Surgical Intensive Care
Acute Care Surgery, Trauma, Critical Care

Dina Galaktionova, DO
Acute Care Surgery, Trauma, Critical Care

Mark Ingram, MD
Chief of Surgery, Surgical Endoscopy and Laparoscopy

Benjamin Rebein, DO, MBA, Maj. USAR
Interim Trauma Medical Director
Acute Care Surgery, Trauma, Critical Care

Alan Sori, MD, MA
Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program Director
Director of Surgical Quality

Melissa H. Warta, MD
Assistant Director Trauma
Acute Care Surgery, Trauma, Critical Care

Scott R. Wessner, DO, FACOS
Acute Care Surgery, Trauma, Critical Care 

Franz S. Yanagawa, MD
Acute Care Surgery, Trauma, Critical Care

Jamshed Zuberi, MD, MPH
Director of Research
Acute Care Surgery, Trauma, Critical Care