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Chief Fellows – Class of 2022

Candice Leach, MD (Independent)

Candice Leach, MDHometown: St. Croix Falls, WI
Undergraduate: St. Norbert College, 2001-2005, BS Biology
Medical School: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 2005-2009, MD
Internship: Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, 2009-2010, General Surgery
Military: General Medical Officer, United States Navy, 2010-2014
Internship: Loyola University Medical Center, 2014-2015, General Surgery
Residency: University of Vermont Medical Center, 2015-2019, General Surgery
Hobbies/Interests: Crocheting, Hiking, Dragon Boat Racing
Interest within plastic surgery: Reconstruction, Microsurgery

Alexander Neusner, MD (Independent)

Alexander Neusner, MDHometown: New London, CT
Undergraduate: Brown University, 2004-2008 BS, Human Biology
Medical School: Jefferson Medical College, 2009-2013
Residency: Temple University Hospital, 2013-2019
Hobbies/Interests: Skiing, cooking, spending time with my dog, trying new restaurants and bars
Interest within plastic surgery: Hand, Aesthetics


Senior Fellow – Class of 2023

Andrew D. Cantor, MD (Independent)

Hometown: Boston, MA
Undergraduate: Columbia University, 2003-2007, AB, Economics
Medical School: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 2011-2015
Residency: University of Texas at Houston, 2015-2020
Hobbies/Interests: running, art, Boston sports, film
Interest within plastic surgery: Hand, Reconstruction

Junior Fellow – Class of 2024

Neel Joshi, MD (Independent)

Neel Joshi, MDHometown: San Jose, CA
Undergraduate: Washington University in St. Louis, 2006-2010, A.B. in Biology
Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, 2010-2016
Residency: University of Connecticut, 2016-2021
Hobbies/Interests outside of medicine: cooking, photography, football, basketball, golf, lounging with my cat
Interest within plastic surgery: microsurgery, reconstruction, aesthetics

Resident PGY5 – Class of 2023

Nicholas C. Bene, MD (Integrated)

Nicholas C. Bene, MDHometown: 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

Resident PGY4 – Class of 2024

Haley Carpenter, MD, PhD (Integrated)

Haley Carpenter, MD, PhDHometown: 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: Playing with my golden retriever, hiking, cooking, and motorcycling
Interest within plastic surgery: Gender affirmation, craniofacial, body contouring, reconstruction

PGY3 – Class of 2025

Miguel I. Dorante, MD (Integrated)

Miguel I. Dorante, MDHometown: Caracas, Venezuela
Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University, 2010-2014, BS, Biomedical Engineering; Minor in Philosophy
Other degree: Harvard Medical School, 2017-2018, MS, Bioethics
Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine, 2014-2019
Hobbies/Interests outside of medicine: Cooking, traveling, art, philosophy
Interest within plastic surgery: Reconstructive transplantation, reconstruction, Gender affirmation

PGY2 – Class of 2026

Ariel T. Wampler, MD (Integrated)

Hometown: Lansdale, PA
Undergraduate: Cornell University, 2011-2015, BS, Human Biology, Health and Society, Minor in Health Policy
Medical School: Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, 2015-2020
Hobbies/Interests outside of medicine: making gourmet desserts, travel, barre, Broadway musicals, horror movies
Interest within plastic surgery: reconstruction, microsurgery, craniofacial, ethics, education, policy/advocacy

PGY1 – Class of 2027

Helen S. Zitkovsky, MD (Integrated)

Helen S. Zitkovsky, MDHometown: Lexington, MA
Undergraduate: Princeton University, 2012-2016, A.B. in Economics
Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine, 2017-2021
Hobbies/Interests outside of medicine: CrossFit, indoor cycling, snowboarding, baking, spending time with family
Interest within plastic surgery: Breast reconstruction, extremity reconstruction, gender affirmation

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center Plastic Surgery Alumni

Saiqa I. Khan, MD
Private Practice, Houston, TX

Lloyd M. Jones, MD
Craniofacial Surgery Fellowship, Texas Children’s Hospital at Baylor College of Medicine

Ashley A. Muehlberger, MD
Academic Practice, Orlando, FL

Amy M. Maselli, MD
Microsurgery Fellowship, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

James D. Kotick, MD, MBA
Private practice, Bradenton, FL

Juan R. Mella-Catinchi, MD, MPH
Microsurgery fellowship, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Justin Fernandez
Private Practice, Beverly, MA

Jill Fortier
Academic Practice – University of Connecticut

Rosiane Roeder
Private Practice, Hickory, NC

Edgar Sosa
Private Practice, Orlando, FL

Class of 2016

Anaeze Offodile, MD
MPH  – Johns Hopkins, MD
Microsurgery Fellowship – MD Anderson Cancer Center

Class of 2015

Nathan Narasimhan, MD
Private Practice – Concord, MA

David Pincus, MD
Private Practice – Long Island, NY

Class of 2014

Bryan J. Cicuto, DO
Private Practice – Lilitz, PA

J. Ryan Rice, MD
Private Practice – Dubois, PA

Class of 2012

Nathaniel Holzman
Private Practice – Philadelphia, PA

Class of 2011

Tina Sauerhammer 
Craniofacial Fellowship – Washington, DC
Academic Practice – Washington, DC

Ravi Somayazula
Private Practice – Texas

Class of 2010

Alisha Arora
Private Practice – Philadelphia, PA

Gideon Maresky
Private Practice – South Africa

Class of 2009

Shawkat Sati
Craniofacial Fellowship – Indianapolis, IN
Craniofacial Fellowship – Paris, France
Private Practice – Jordan

Mark Shashikant
Private Practice – Washington, DC

Class of 2008

Sonu Jain
Hand Fellowship – Boston, MA
Academic Practice – Gainesville, FL

Joyce Chen
Craniofacial Fellowship – Los Angeles, CA
Interplast Fellowship – International

Class of 2007

Sean Doherty
Laser Surgery Fellowship – Boston, MA
Private Practice – Concord, MA

Osakatukei Omulepu
Private Practice – Fort Lauderdale, FL

Class of 2006

Stephanie Caterson
Breast Reconstruction – Boston, MA
Academic Practice – Boston, MA

W. Thomas McClellan
Hand – Durham, NC
Aesthetic – Atlanta, GA
Private Practice – Morgantown, WV

Class of 2005

Eric Halvorson
Microsurgery – NYC, NY
Academic Practice – Boston, MA

James Orman
Academic Practice – Santa Clara, CA

Class of 2004

E. Ted Ferguson
Military Service – San Antonio, TX

Nicholas Husni
Cosmetic – OH
Private Practice – Independence, OH

Class of 2003

Andrea Doyle
Private Practice – Providence, RI

Timothy Germain
Private Practice – McLean, VA

Class of 2002

Juan Giachino, Jr.
Private Practice – Stuart, FL

Wendell Miles
Private Practice – Chevy Chase, MD

Class of 2001

Robert Hagan
Hand – Boston, MA
Craniofacial – St. Louis, MO
Private Practice – St. Louis, MO

Sonal Pandya
Academic Practice – Burlington, MA

Class of 2000

Grag Baum
Private Practice – Fayetteville, NY

Portia Chiou
Microsurgery Fellowship – New York City, NY
Craniofacial Fellowship – Paris, France
Private Practice – Boston, MA

Class of 1999

Paul Dillon
Hand Fellowship – Louisville, IL
Private Practice – Woodstock, IL

Christopher Kovanda
Private Practice – Edina, MN

Class of 1998

Rosa Dell’Oca
Hand Fellowship – Stanford, CA
Private Practice – Palo Alto, CA

Pedro Meneses
Craniofacial Fellowship – Paris, France
Private Practice – Great Neck, NY

Class of 1997

Ann Passmore
Academic Practice – Fort Smith, AK

Soheil Younai
Private Practice – Edina, CA

Class of 1996

Michael Giuffrida
Private Practice – Doylestown, PA

Charles Nathan
Private Practice – St. Louis, MO

Class of 1995

Joseph Benacci
Reconstructive Microsurgery Fellowship – Houston, TX
Academic Practice – La Crosse, WI

Therese White
Private Practice – Portland, ME

Class of 1994

Paul Costas
Microsurgery Fellowship – New York City, NY
Private Practice – Concord, MA

William Holmes
Private Practice – Alameda, CA

Class of 1993

Patricia Eby
Private Practice – Memphis, TN

Eric Hubli
Craniomaxillofacial Reconstructive Fellowship – Dallas, TX
Academic Practice – Fort Worth, TX

Class of 1992

Robert Anooshian
Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship – Los Angeles, CA
Private Practice – San Francisco, CA

Terrence Murphy
Private Practice – Englewood, CO

Class of 1991

Lori Polacek
Private Practice – Johnston, RI

Susan Skanes
Private Practice – Canada

Class of 1990

Marcel Daniels
Cosmetic Fellowship – Miami, FL
Private Practice – Long Beach, CA

Mark Richards
Private Practice – N. Bethesda, MD