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General Surgery Program at Tripler Army Medical Center

TRIPLER ATTENDINGS

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Dwight C. Kellicut III, MDChief, Vascular Surgery and General Surgery Program Director
Education:
Undergraduate: University of Iowa – BS 1987
Medical School: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences 1999
Training:
Internship: Walter Reed Army Medical Center 1999-2000
Residency: Walter Reed Army Medical Center 2000-2005
Fellowship: Vascular Surgery at Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center 2005-2007

Suzanne M. Gillern, MDChief, Colorectal Surgery, and Associate Program Director, General Surgery Residency
Education:
Undergraduate: Villanova University 1997
Medical School: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences 2005
Training:
Internship: Walter Reed Army Medical Center 2005-2006
Residency: Walter Reed Army Medical Center 2006-2011
Fellowship: Colorectal Surgery, University of Pennsylvania 2013-2014

Lauren T. Greer, MDGeneral Surgery, and Assistant Program Director, General Surgery Residency
Education:
Undergraduate: Columbia University 2004
Medical School: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences 2008
Training:
Internship: Walter Reed Army Medical Center 2008-2009
Residency: Walter Reed Army Medical Center 2009-2014

Richard R. Smith, MDChief, General Surgery, and Chief, Surgical Oncology
Education:
Undergraduate: University of Missouri, Columbia – BS in Biology 1991
Medical School: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences 1997
Training:
Internship: Tripler Army Medical Center 1997-1998
Residency: Tripler Army Medical Center 1998-2002
Fellowship: Surgical Oncology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute 2005-2007

Kevin M. Lin-Hurtubise, MDSurgical Oncology
Education:
Undergraduate: Creighton University – BS 1986
Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine 1991
Training:
Internship: University of Connecticut School of Medicine 1991-1992
Residency: University of Connecticut School of Medicine 1992-1993
Providence Hospital and Medical Center 1993-1996
Fellowship: Surgical Oncology at University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine 1999-2000

Shane M. Rinehart, MDChief, Trauma Surgery/Critical Care
Education:
Undergraduate: University of Arizona 1998
Medical School: Midwestern University, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine 2004
Training:
Internship: Oakwood Southshore Medical Center 2004-2005
Residency: Oakwood Southshore Medical Center 2005-2009
Fellowship: Trauma/Surgical Critical Care, East Carolina University/Brody School of Medicine 2014

Franklin C. Margaron, MDChief, Pediatric Surgery
Education:
Undergraduate: Wheaton College 1999
Medical School: Dartmouth College 2005
Training:
Internship: Virginia Commonwealth University 2005-2006
Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University 2006-2012
Fellowship: Pediatric Surgery, Indiana University 2014

John H. Payne, MDGeneral Surgery
Education:
Undergraduate: University of Southern California 1967
Medical School: University of Southern California 1975
Training:
Internship: Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center 1975-1976
Residency: Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center 1976-1980

Amber E. Ritenour, MDGeneral Surgery
Education:
Undergraduate: United States Military Academy - BS in Chemistry 2000
Medical School: University of Texas, Health Science Center 2004
Training:
Internship: Brooke Army Medical Center 2004-2005
Residency: Brooke Army Medical Center 2005-2010

Joshua S. Ritenour, MDGeneral Surgery
Education:
Undergraduate: University of Maryland, Baltimore County - BS in Chemistry 2000
Medical School: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences 2004
Training:
Internship: Brooke Army Medical Center 2004-2005
Residency: Brooke Army Medical Center 2005-2009

Christopher G. Yheulon, MDGeneral Surgery
Education:
Undergraduate: United States Military Academy - 2005
Medical School: Northwestern University 2009
Training:
Internship: Tripler Army Medical Center 2009-2010
Residency: Tripler Army Medical Center 2010-2015

Farhan S. Ayubi, DOChief, Vascular Surgery
Education:
Undergraduate: Tufts University - BS in Biology 1998
Medical School: Nova Southeastern University 2004
Training:
Internship: Eisenhower Army Medical Center 2004-2005
Residency: Eisenhower Army Medical Center 2005-2010
Fellowship: Vascular Surgery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center 2010-2012

Tony Katras, MDVascular Surgery
Education:
Undergraduate: Freed-Hardeman University – BS 1976
Medical School: East Tennessee State University College of Medicine 1984
Training:
Internship: Internship: East Tennessee State University 1984-1985
Residency: East Tennessee State University 1985-1989
Fellowship: Vascular Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine 1990-1991

Neil R. Stockmaster, MDChief, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Education:
Undergraduate: United States Military Academy – BS 1996
Medical School: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences 2000
Training:
Internship: Madigan Army Medical Center 2000-2001
Residency: Madigan Army Medical Center 2001-2005
Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Surgery at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital 2009-2012

John Verghese, MDDeputy Commander, Surgical Services, and Cardiothoracic Surgery
Education:
Medical School: Christian Medical College, Vellore, India, 1986
Training:
Internship: General Surgery at New York Medical College 1994-1995
Residency: General Surgery at New York Medical College 1995-1999
Fellowship: Trauma and Critical Care at New York Medical College 1996-1997
Cardiothoracic Surgery at Rush Medical College 1999-2001


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KAISER ATTENDINGS


Rebecca S. Sawai, MDColorectal Surgery and Assistant Program Director, General Surgery Residency
Education:
Undergraduate: Swarthmore College BA in Chemistry 1997
Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry 2001
Training:
Internship: Oregon Health & Science University 2001-2002
Residency: Oregon Health & Science University 2002-2007
Fellowship: Colon and Rectal Surgery at Mayo Clinic 2007-2008

Mark S. Yamamura, MDChief, General Surgery
Education:
Undergraduate: Northwestern University – BA in Economics 1990
Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine – 1994
Training:
Internship: University of Arizona 1994-1995
Residency: University of Arizona 1995-1999
Fellowship: Minimally Invasive Surgery at Oregon Health Sciences University 1999-2000

Lisa M. Grininger, MDGeneral Surgery
Education:
Undergraduate: Occidental College – BA 1979
Medical School: University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine 1985
Training:
Internship: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center 1985-1986
Residency: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center 1986-1990

Mark T. Izawa, MD General Surgery
Education:
Undergraduate: Pomona College – BA in Biochemistry 1981
Medical School: George Washington University 1985
Training:
Internship: University of Hawaii 1985-1986
Residency: University of Hawaii 1986-1988 and Scott and White Memorial Hospital 1988-1990

Jonathan P. Kuehne, MDGeneral Surgery
Education:
Undergraduate: Cornell University - BA in Psychology 1988
Medical School: University of Vermont School of Medicine 1992
Training:
Internship: University of Southern California - Los Angeles County Hospital 1992-1993
Residency: University of Southern California - Los Angeles County Hospital 1993-1999
Fellowship: Colon and Rectal Surgery at University of Southern California - Los Angeles County Hospital 1999-2000

Ryan Takamori, MDGeneral Surgery
Education:
Undergraduate: Colorado State University and University of Hawaii – BS in Chemistry 1988
Medical School: University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine 1993
Training:
Internship: University of Hawaii 1993-1994
Residency: University of Hawaii 1994-1999
Fellowship: Surgical Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center 2001-2003
Surgical Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center 2003-2005

Brian K. Wong, MDGeneral Surgery
Education:
Undergraduate: University of Washington – BS in Biology 1998
Medical School: John A. Burns School of Medicine 2002
Training:
Internship: Oregon Health Sciences University 2002-2003
Residency: Oregon Health Sciences University 2003-2008
Fellowship: Minimally Invasive Surgery at University of California, San Diego

Angela Penn, MDGeneral Surgery
Education:
Undergraduate: Cornell University - BA in Psychology 2000
Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons 2004
Training:
Residency: The University Hospital, UMDNJ 2004-2007, and Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center 2007-2010

Michael T. Caps, MDVascular Surgery
Education:
Undergraduate: University of California - BS in Biology 1984
Medical School: University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine 1989
Training:
Residency: University of Washington 1989-1994
Fellowship: Vascular Surgery at the University of Washington 1994-1996

Nicolas A. Nelken, MDVascular Surgery
Education:
Undergraduate: University of California, Santa Cruz- BA in Psychobiology 1977
Medical School: University of California, San Francisco 1982
Training:
Residency: University of California, San Francisco 1982-1989
Fellowship: Vascular Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco 1991-1992

Peter A. Schneider, MDVascular Surgery
Education:
Undergraduate: University of California, San Diego 1978
Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 1983
Training:
Residency: University of California, San Francisco 1983-1990
Fellowship: Vascular Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco 1990-1991


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