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Suzanne M. Gillern, MDProgram Director, General Surgery Residency; Chief, Colorectal Surgery
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

Benjamin Tabak, MDAssistant Program Director, General Surgery Residency; Chief, Pediatric Surgery
Education:
Undergraduate: University of Virginia 2002
Medical School: New York Medical College 2007
Training:
Internship: Tripler Army Medical Center 2007-2008
Residency: Tripler Army Medical Center 2008-2013
Fellowship: Pediatric Surgery, SUNY at Buffalo 2015-2017

Christopher G. Yheulon, MDResident Research Director, General Surgery Residency; Minimally Invasive 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
Fellowship: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Emory 2017-2018

William C. Cole, MDGeneral Surgery
Education:
Undergraduate: Miami University - BA in Zoology 2007
Medical School: University of Colorado 2011
Training:
Internship: Tripler Army Medical Center 2011-2012
Residency: Tripler Army Medical Center 2012-2017

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

Robert B. Lim, MDChief, Robotic Surgery, and Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatrics
Education:
Undergraduate: Davidson College – BA in Studio Art 1991
Cornell University – Post-Baccalaureate Study 1991
Medical School: New York Medical College 1996
Training:
Internship: Madigan Army Medical Center 1996-1997
Residency: Tripler Army Medical Center 1997-2000
William Beaumont Army Medical Center 2000-2002
Fellowship: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 2008-2009

Michael J. Mulcahy, MDChief, General Surgery; Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatrics
Education:
Undergraduate: United States Military Academy – BS in Chemistry and Life Sciences 1999
Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine 2004
Training:
Internship: Walter Reed Army Medical Center 2004-2005
Residency: Madigan Army Medical Center 2005-2009
Fellowship: Advanced Laparoscopy and Bariatric Surgery, Cleveland Clinic 2015-2016

Chan Park, MDDirector of Simulation and Training, General Surgery Residency; Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatrics
Education:
Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania / Dual-degree: BA Economics & BS Nursing
Medical School: Jefferson Medical College (Philadelphia, PA)
Training:
Internship: University of Hawaii General Surgery Residency Training Program
Residency: University of Hawaii General Surgery Residency Training Program
Fellowship: Duke University, Bariatric & Minimally Invasive Surgery

Jeffrey Reha, MDSurgical Oncology
Education:
Medical School: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Training:
Fellowship: Surgical Oncology, North Dakota

Travis Mason, MDSurgical Oncology
Education:
Undergraduate: University of Colorado-Boulder, Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine-Boston
Training:
Internship: Cleveland Clinic
Residency: Cleveland Clinic
Fellowship: Virginia Commonwealth University Surgical Oncology

Julia Green, MDGeneral Surgery
Education:
Undergraduate: University of Florida 2008
Medical School: University of Florida 2012
Training:
Internship: SAMMC 2013
Residency: SAMMC 2018

Lin Wang, MDGeneral Surgery
Education:
Undergraduate: New York University BS in neuroscience 2005
Medical School: Georgetown University 2012
Training:
Internship: SAMMC 2013
Residency: SAMMC 2018

Dwight C. Kellicut III, MDDirector of Academics, Research, and Training; Trauma Medical Director, Trauma Consultant, Chairman to State of Hawaii Trauma Advisory Council, Former General Surgery Residency 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

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: East Tennessee State University 1984-1985
Residency: East Tennessee State University 1985-1989
Fellowship: Vascular Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine 1990-1991

Terri Carlson, DOPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Education:
Undergraduate: Stetson University (Integrative Health Sciences - Major; History – Minor
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine - Georgia Campus
Training:
Internship: TAMC
Residency: TAMC
Fellowship: University of Tennessee Health Science Center - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Neil R. Stockmaster, MDCardiothoracic Surgery; Chief, Department of Surger
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, MDCardiothoracic 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, MDAssistant Program Director, General Surgery Residency and Colorectal Surgery
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

Angela Penn, MDAssistant Program Director, General 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

Mark S. Yamamura, MDMinimally Invasive Surgery and Chief, 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

Jonathan P. Kuehne, MDColorectal 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, MDSurgical Oncology
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, MDMinimally Invasive 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

David Hsiang, MDSurgical Oncology
Education:
Undergraduate: University of British Columbia – BS 1988
Medical School: Jefferson Medical College 1992
Training:
Internship: University of California Irvine 1992-1993
Residency: University of California Irvine 1993-1998
Fellowship: Surgical Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center 2011

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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