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Meet the Faculty

The faculty in the Department of General Surgery are dedicated to excellence in clinical care and research. Our goal is to provide education and real-world experience for all surgery residents and medical students.

Steven Stain, MD
Chair, Department of Surgery
Full-time faculty

David M. Brams, MD
Chair, General Surgery
Full-time faculty

Dmitry Nepomnayshy, MD
Program Director
Full-time faculty

Heather Ford, MD
Associate Program Director
Full-time faculty

Desmond H. Birkett, MD 
Past Division Chair
Past Program Director
Full-time faculty

Chaitan K. Narsule, MD
Director of Surgical Quality
Full-time faculty

Julie O’Brien, MD
Director, Breast Center, Surgical Oncology
Full-time faculty

Michael S. Rosenblatt, MD, MPH, MBA
Director, Trauma Services; Chief Medical Officer, Hospital
Full-time faculty

Ashling O’Connor, MD
Full-time faculty

Alessandra Mele, MD
Full-time faculty

Eric Benoit, MD
Full-time faculty

Bedabrata Sarkar, MD
Full-time faculty

John P. Wei, MD
Full-time faculty

Peter W. Marcello, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Chair, Colon and Rectal Surgery
Full-time faculty

Jonathan Abelson, MD
Full-time faculty

Elizabeth M. Breen, MD
Full-time faculty

David A. Kleiman, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Full-time faculty

Angela Kuhnen, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Full-time faculty

Julia T. Saraidaridis, MD
Full-time faculty

David J. Schoetz, Jr., MD
Full-time faculty

Mohamed E. Akoad, MD
Chair, Transplantation
Full-time faculty

Yee Lee Cheah, MD
Full-time faculty

Roger L. Jenkins, MD
Past Department Chair
Past Chair, Transplantation
Full-time faculty

Jaekeun Kim, MD, PhD
Full-time faculty

Caroline Simon, MD
Full-time faculty

Kevin B. Raftery, MD
Chair, Vascular Surgery
Full-time faculty

Angela Jellison, MD
Associate Program Director
Full-time faculty

Edward R. Jewell, MD
Past Chair Vascular Surgery
Full-time faculty

Michael Minor, MD
Full-time faculty

Kathleen Raman, MD, MPH
Full-time faculty