Meet the Residents

Chief Resident – Class of 2019

James D. Kotick, MD (Independent)

Hometown: Orlando, FL

Undergraduate: University of South Florida, BS Microbiology, BA Chemistry

Medical School: University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine

Residency: General Surgery, Orlando Health

Hobbies/Interests outside of medicine: Soccer, weight lifting, travel

Interest within Plastic Surgery: Reconstruction, Aesthetic Surgery, Hand Surgery


Juan R. Mella-Catinchi, MD MPH (Independent)

Hometown: Coral Gables, FL

Undergraduate: Tufts University, BA, Economics

Other Degree: Boston University School of Public Health, MPH

Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine

Research Fellowship: Boston University School of Medicine, Immunology

Residency: Boston University School of Medicine

Hobbies/Interests outside of medicine: Eating, running, spending time with family

Interest within Plastic Surgery: Reconstruction

Senior Residents – Class of 2020

Ashley (Frommelt) Muehlberger, MD (Independent)

Hometown: Canfield, OH

Undergraduate: University of Akron, 2006-2008, BS, Chemistry

Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical Universities, 2008-2012

Residency: General surgery, Orlando Health, 2012-2017, Orlando, FL

Hobbies/Interests outside of medicine: Running, fashion, beach days, spending time with my dog

Interest within plastic surgery: Mohs reconstruction, body contouring, breast reconstruction


Amy M. Maselli, MD (Independent)

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

Undergraduate: Fordham University, 2004-2008, BS, Chemistry

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2008- 2012

Residency: New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, 2012- 2017

Hobbies/Interests outside of medicine: eating and drinking

Interest within plastic surgery: Microsurgery



Junior Residents – Class of 2021

Saiqa I. Khan, MD (Independent)

Hometown: Houston, TX

Undergraduate: Southern Methodist University, 2003-2007 BS, Biochemistry

Medical School: UT Southwestern 2007-2011

Research fellowship: MGH-Harvard Medical School, Plastic Surgery, 2013-2015

Residency: Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 2011-2018

Hobbies/Interests outside of medicine: Painting, throwing, traveling

Interest within plastic surgery: Reconstruction, Aesthetic Surgery


Lloyd Jones, MD (Independent)

Hometown: Baton Rogue, LA

Undergraduate: Austin College, 2009-2009 B.A. in Chemistry with Honors

Medical School: LSUHSC - Shreveport School of Medicine, 2009-2013

Residency: LSUHSC - Shreveport General Surgery, 2013-2018

Hobbies/Interests outside of medicine: Spending time with my dog

Interest within Plastic Surgery: Craniofacial


PGY2 - Class of 2023


Nicholas C. Bene, MD (Integrated)

Hometown: Hong Kong, HK

Undergraduate: Boston University, 2007-2011, B.S. Human Physiology

Other Degree: Tufts University School of Medicine, M.S. Biomedical Sciences

 Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine, 2013-2017

Hobbies/Interests outside of medicine: eating, cocktails, traveling

Interest within Plastic Surgery: Gender affirmation, reconstruction, breast


PGY2 - Class of 2024


Haley C. O'Connor, MD PhD (Integrated)

Hometown: Jacksonville, FL

Undergraduate: University of Florida, 2007-2010, B.S. Neuroscience

Other Degree: University of Florida, 2010-2014, PhD, Neuroscience

 Medical School: University of Florida, 2014-2018

Hobbies/Interests outside of medicine: Spending time with my husband and golden retrievers, cooking, motorcycling

Interest within Plastic Surgery: Gender affirmation, craniofacial, body contouring, reconstruction