GME Programs

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Current General Surgery Residents

PGY-1

Name: Diana Avsker, MD
Hometown: New York City, New York
Undergraduate School: Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education (City College of New York)
Medical School: New York Medical College
Clinical Interest/Goals: Currently interested in Trauma/Critical Care and Plastics, but this is subject to change. My goal is to improve each day
Personal Interests: I enjoy traveling and experiencing cultural submersion but that is a relatively rare occurrence. Whenever I have the chance, I try to explore the world around me, learning about different cultures and going on mini adventures. I look forward to discovering something new each day

Name: Tiffany Davis-Garcia, MD
Hometown: Miami, Florida
Undergraduate School: Florida State University
Medical School: Meharry Medical College
Clinical Interest/Goals: As a first year resident, I am open to the variety of opportunities that lie ahead. My most certain goal is to become a true patient advocate and quality team leader
Personal Interests: Staying active and prioritizing good people

Name: Cyrus Rahnema, MD
Hometown: Knoxville, Tennessee
Undergraduate School: Cornell University
Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Clinical Interest/Goals: General Surgery
Personal Interests: Outdoor sports, adventures, travel

Name: Hossein Solimany, MD
Hometown: Washington, DC
Undergraduate School: George Mason University
Medical School: Ross University
Clinical Interest/Goals: Robotic Surgery
Personal Interests: I enjoy reading and spending time with my family. We like to hike in the mountains. I am also a big fan of the Washington Redskins

Name: Jessica Wise, MD
Hometown: Reno, Nevada
Undergraduate School: College of Idaho
Medical School: Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara
Clinical Interest/Goals: To be determined, but I love Global/International surgery
Personal Interests: Spending time with family, traveling, outdoor activities and sports, working for my non-profit in Haiti and the Dominican Republic whenever possible

PGY-2

Name: Lauren Baumgarten, MD
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Undergraduate School: Colby College
Medical School: Tulane University
Internship: UCSF-East Bay, Oakland, CA
Clinical Interest/Goals: Undecided
Personal Interests: Hiking, biking, skiing, wine, history, and traveling

Name: Neal “Matt” Foley, DO
Hometown: Austin, Texas
Undergraduate School: Texas A&M University
Medical School: University of North Texas Health Science Center-Fort Worth, TX
Internship: The University of Texas at Houston
Clinical Interest/Goals: Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
Personal Interests: I enjoy spending time with friends and family, traveling, and going out to eat and trying new restaurants. I am also a huge college football fan

Name: Hans Hulsebos, MD
Hometown: San Diego, California
Undergraduate School: Norwich University
Medical School: Rosalind Franklin University: The Chicago Medical School
Internship: Naval Medical Center San Diego
Clinical Interest/Goals: Trauma, austere environment
Personal Interests: Family, computers, travel

Name: Steven Kaspick, MD
Hometown: Sacramento, California
Undergraduate School: University of California, Davis
Medical School: Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Internship: Loma Linda University Medical Center
Clinical Interest/Goals: Undecided
Personal Interests: Outdoor activities

Name: Mateusz “Matt” Lapucha, MD
Hometown: Lafayette, Louisiana
Undergraduate School: Louisiana State University
Medical School: LSUHSC School of Medicine – New Orleans
Internship: LSU New Orleans General Surgery
Clinical Interest/Goals: Undecided
Personal Interests: My active interests are running, hiking, and cycling. During my time off I enjoy traveling, both in the United States and abroad. My intellectual interests include history, political science, languages, and the arts

PGY-3s

Name: Dylan Davey, MD, PhD
Hometown: Bethesda, Maryland
Undergraduate School: Yale University
Medical School: Yale School of Medicine
Graduate School: Yale School of Public Health
Internship: Yale School of Medicine
Clinical Interest/Goals: General Surgery/undecided. Global Health and Global Surgery
Personal Interests: Fitness, wine, travel, becoming a foodie

Name: Morgan Pomeranz, MD
Hometown: Syosset, New York
Undergraduate School: SUNY Binghamton
Medical School: American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine
Internship: Yale-New Haven Hospital
Clinical Interest/Goals: General and minimally invasive surgery
Personal Interests: Golf, downhill skiing, culinary arts

Name: Emanuel Shapera, MD
Hometown: London, England
Undergraduate School: University of California San Diego
Medical School: University of California San Diego School of Medicine
Internship: Arrowhead Regional Medical Center/Kaiser Permanente
Clinical Interest/Goals: Critical Care
Personal Interests: History, philosophy, theology, and the classics

Name: Collin Stewart, MD
Hometown: Dumas, Arkansas
Undergraduate School: Texas A&M
Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern
Internship: University of Texas Southwestern
Clinical Interest/Goals: Burns
Personal Interests: Running, cycling, guitar, spending time with family