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Department of

Surgery

Leadership

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J. Taliesin Richards

Exec Dir Business and Admin - COM

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Jeffrey Sussman, MD

Professor and Interim Chair

Administrative Staff

Name Position Division Email
J. Taliesin
Richards

Executive Director of Business
and Administration

Business Office 

richarth@ucmail.uc.edu

Sam Kloeker

Assistant Director of Operations 

Business Office 

kloekesm@ucmail.uc.edu

Blake
McCormick

 Assistant Director of Operations 

Business Office 

mccormbp@ucmail.uc.edu

Tad Peeples 

Assistant Director 

Business Office 

 

peepletd@ucmail.uc.edu

Amanda Porter 

Administrative Assistant Sr.

Business Office 

 

amanda.breitfeld@uc.edu 

Craig Sucher

 Assistant Director of Operations 

Business Office 

craig.sucher@uchealth.com

Andrea
Anderson

Administrative Coordinator  

Cardiothoracic Surgery 

andreaa@ucmail.uc.edu
 
Christopher
Cockman

Administrative Assistant  

Cardiothoracic Surgery 

christopher.cockman@uc.edu

Shiela
Holmes-Stauss

Program Director Academic 

Chairman's Office 

holmessh@ucmail.uc.edu

Melissa Saylor

Administrative Assistant 

Chairman's Office  

melissa.saylor@uc.edu 

Wendy Foley 

Administrative Assistant

Colorectal Surgery 

foleywy@ucmail.uc.edu 

Gilda Young

Manager

Education 

gilda.young@uc.edu 

Deborah Browne 

Administrative Assistant

Education

brownedm@ucmail.uc.edu 

Elizabeth
Loechle

Critical Care Fellowship
Coordinator 

Education  

loechleh@ucmail.uc.edu  


Adrienne Jones 

Medical Student Coordinator

Education 

jones7ao@ucmail.uc.edu
Steve Wiesner

Electronic Publishing Coordinator 

Education 

steve.wiesner@uc.edu 
 
Katie
Weiskircher

Accountant 

Finance 

kathryn.weiskircher@UCHealth.com

 
Sherrie Snead

Administrative Assistant

General Surgery  

sherrie.snead@uc.edu  
Aimee Mezher

Residency Program Coordinator 

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
 
aimee.mezher@uc.edu 

Katherine Hoh

Administrative Coordinator

Plastic Surgery 
 
hohk@uc.edu 


Makisha Weber

Administrative Assistant 

Plastic Surgery
 
makisha.weber@uc.edu 


Elizabeth
Boiman 

Grant Administrator II

Research  

boimaner@uc.edu

 
Lacey Combs 

Administrative Assistant 

Surgical Oncology  

lacey.combs@uchealth.com
 
Stacy Klems 

Administrative Assistant 

Surgical Oncolgy
stacy.klems@uc.edu 


Patricia Williams

Administrative Services Supervisor 

Transplant Surgery  

patricia.williams@uc.edu  


Renee Dudik 

GME Program Coordinator 

Transplant Surgery
 
dudikre@ucmail.uc.edu

 
Candace Davis 

Administrative Assistant 

Trauma & Critical
Care Surgery  
davis3cd@ucmail.uc.edu 


Perri Wright 

Administrative Coordinator 

Urology
 
wrightpj@ucmail.uc.edu

 
Violisha Willis 

Administrative GME Coordinator 

Urology
 
willisva@ucmail.uc.edu

 
Lisa Evans  Residency Coordinator  Vascular Surgery  evans14@ucmail.uc.edu 
Kiana Pugh 

Residency Coordinator 

Podiatric Medicine & Surgery
 
pughku@ucmail.uc.edu

 

Faculty

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Maria Alonso, MD

Assoc Professor - Clin

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Krishna Athota, MD

Assoc Professor - Clin

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George Babcock, PhD

Professor - Emeritus

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Amanda Bailey, DO

Asst Professor - Clin

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Ambikaipakan Balasubramaniam, PhD

Professor - Emeritus COM

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Thomas Blakeman, MSc, RRT

Instructor - Field Svc Geo

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Anthony Blanchard, DPM

Asst Professor - Clin

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Alexander Bondoc, MD

Asst Professor - Clin Aff

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Richard Branson, MS, RRT

Professor - Emeritus COM

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Rebeccah Brown, MD

Professor - Clin

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Andrew Crisologo, DPM

Asst Professor - Clin

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Madison Cuffy, MD, MBA

Assoc Professor - Clin

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Elizabeth Dale, MD

Asst Professor - Clin

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Ghaleb Darwazeh

Asst Professor - Clin Aff

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Roshni Dasgupta, MD

Professor - Clin Aff

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W. Robert Defoor, MD

Professor - Clin Aff

Photo of Tayyab Diwan, MD

Tayyab Diwan, MD

Assoc Professor - Clin

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Nicole Ejaz

Asst Professor - Adj COM

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Haithem Elhadi Babiker, MD, DMD

Assoc Professor - Clin Aff

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Richard Falcone, MD, MPH

Professor - Clin Aff

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Lisa Filipkowski, MD

Instructor - Clin Aff

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Jason Frischer, MD

Assoc Professor - Clin Aff

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Krishnanath Gaitonde, MD

Professor - Clin

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Victor Garcia, MD

Professor - Clin

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Aaron Garrison

Asst Professor - Clin Aff

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Joseph Giglia, MD

Assoc Professor - Clin

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Ryan Gobble, MD

Asst Professor - Clin

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Michael Goodman, MD

Assoc Professor - Clin

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Michael Grau, D.M.D.

Asst Professor - Clin

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Kevin Grimes

Asst Professor - Clin

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Julian Guitron, MD

Assoc Professor - Clin Aff

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Bryan Hall, DPM

Asst Professor - Clin

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Michael Helmrath, MD

Professor - Clin Aff

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Jordan Henning, DPM

Instructor - Clin Aff

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Tammy Holm, MD, PhD

Asst Professor - Clin

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Amit Jain, MD

Asst Professor - Clin

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Christopher Janowak, MD

Asst Professor - Clin

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Todd Jenkins, PhD, MPH

Assoc Professor - Research Aff

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BJ Johnson, MD

Asst Professor - Clin

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Helen Jones, PhD

Assoc Professor - Aff

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Hether Khosa, DDS

Asst Professor - Clin

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John Kitzmiller, MD

Professor - Clin

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Meera Kotagal

Asst Professor - Clin Aff

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Deepak Krishnan, DDS, FACS

Assoc Professor - Clin

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Joshua Kuethe, MD

Asst Professor - Clin

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Yu Lan, PhD

Assoc Professor - Research Aff

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David Lehenbauer

Asst Professor - Clin Aff

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Jaime Lewis, MD

Assoc Professor - Clin

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Foong-Yen Lim, MD

Professor - Clin Aff

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Louis Louis, MD

Assoc Professor - Clin

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Ayman Mahdy, MD, PhD

Assoc Professor - Clin

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Maxime Mahe

Asst Professor - Research Aff

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Fadi Makhoul, MD

Asst Professor - Clin Aff

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Amy Makley, MD

Assoc Professor - Clin

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Suhail Masadeh, DPM

Assoc Professor - Clin Aff

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Wallace McLaurin, DMD

Instructor - Clin

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Jerome McMahon, DDS

Asst Professor - Clin

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David Megee, MD

Assoc Professor - Clin

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D Millar, MD

Asst Professor - Clin

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Eugene Minevich, MD

Professor - Clin

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Sujit Mohanty, PhD

Asst Professor - Research Aff

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Mark Molloy, MD

Assoc Professor - Clin Aff

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Jonathan Moore, DPM

Instructor - Clin

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David Morales, MD

Professor - Aff

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Bhargava Mullapudi

Asst Professor - Clin Aff

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Jaimie Nathan, MD

Assoc Professor - Clin Aff

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Vanessa Nomellini, MD, PhD

Asst Professor - Clin

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Cora Ogle, PhD

Professor - Emeritus

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Marc Oria

Instructor - Research Aff

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Brian Pan, MD

Assoc Professor - Clin Aff

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Antonio Panza, MD

Assoc Professor - Clin

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Ian Paquette, MD

Assoc Professor - Clin

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Charles Park, MD

Asst Professor - Adj COM

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Joo-Seop Park, PhD

Asst Professor - Aff

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Sameer Patel, MD

Asst Professor - Clin

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Nilesh Patil, MD

Assoc Professor - Clin

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Jose Peiro, MD

Professor - Clin Aff

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James Phero, DDS,MD

Instructor - Clin

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Courtney Plattner, MD

Asst Professor - Clin

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Timothy Pritts, MD, PhD

Professor - Clin

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Cutler Quillin, MD

Asst Professor - Clin

Photo of Janice Rafferty, MD

Janice Rafferty, MD

Professor - Clin

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James Reagor

Asst Professor - Field Svc Aff

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Pramod Reddy, MD

Professor - Clin Aff

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Chantal Reyna, MD

Asst Professor - Clin

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Dario Rodriquez

Asst Professor - Adj

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Nelson Rosen

Professor - Clin Aff

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Beth Rymeski

Asst Professor - Clin Aff

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Latifa Sage Silski, MD

Asst Professor - Clin

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Jason Schrager, MD

Assoc Professor - Clin

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Ann Schwentker, MD

Assoc Professor - Adj

Photo of Elizabeth Shaughnessy, MD, PhD

Elizabeth Shaughnessy, MD, PhD

Professor - Clin

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Adele Shields, PharmD

Assoc Professor - Research Geo

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Soona Shin, PhD

Asst Professor - Aff

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Abhinav Sidana, MD

Asst Professor - Clin

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Julia Slater, MD

Asst Professor - Clin

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Jonathan Snyder, MD

Asst Professor - Clin

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Sandra Starnes, MD

Professor - Clin

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Andrew Strine

Asst Professor - Clin Aff

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Dorothy Supp, PhD

Professor - Adj Research

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Jeffrey Sussman, MD

Dir Academic Med

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Earl ("Tommy") Thompson, MD

Asst Professor - Clin

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Jonathan Thompson, MD

Asst Professor - Clin

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Greg Tiao, MD

Professor - Clin Aff

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Nikolai Timchenko, MD

Professor - Aff

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Simon Tremblay, PharmD, PhD, BCPS

Asst Professor - Research Geo

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James Tweddell, MD

Professor - Clin Aff

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Raquel Ulma

Asst Professor - Clin Aff

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Robert Van Haren, MD, MSPH

Asst Professor - Clin

Photo of Brian VanderBrink

Brian VanderBrink

Assoc Professor - Clin Aff

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Samuel Vester, MD

Assoc Professor - Adj

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Daniel von Allmen, MD

Professor - Aff

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Petra Warner, MD

Assoc Professor - Adj

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Brad Watkins, MD

Assoc Professor - Clin

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Arthur Williams, MD

Asst Professor - Clin Aff

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Christina Williams, MD

Asst Professor - Adj COM

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Greg Wilson, MD

Asst Professor - Clin

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Sung Yang, MD

Asst Professor - Clin

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Farhan Zafar

Asst Professor - Research Aff

Affiliate

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Alexander Bondoc, MD

Asst Professor - Clin Aff

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Ghaleb Darwazeh

Asst Professor - Clin Aff

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Roshni Dasgupta, MD

Professor - Clin Aff

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W. Robert Defoor, MD

Professor - Clin Aff

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Haithem Elhadi Babiker, MD, DMD

Assoc Professor - Clin Aff

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Richard Falcone, MD, MPH

Professor - Clin Aff

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Lisa Filipkowski, MD

Instructor - Clin Aff

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Jason Frischer, MD

Assoc Professor - Clin Aff

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Aaron Garrison

Asst Professor - Clin Aff

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Julian Guitron, MD

Assoc Professor - Clin Aff

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Michael Helmrath, MD

Professor - Clin Aff

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Jordan Henning, DPM

Instructor - Clin Aff

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Todd Jenkins, PhD, MPH

Assoc Professor - Research Aff

Photo of Helen Jones, PhD

Helen Jones, PhD

Assoc Professor - Aff

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Meera Kotagal

Asst Professor - Clin Aff

Photo of Yu Lan, PhD

Yu Lan, PhD

Assoc Professor - Research Aff

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David Lehenbauer

Asst Professor - Clin Aff

Photo of Foong-Yen Lim, MD

Foong-Yen Lim, MD

Professor - Clin Aff

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Maxime Mahe

Asst Professor - Research Aff

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Fadi Makhoul, MD

Asst Professor - Clin Aff

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Suhail Masadeh, DPM

Assoc Professor - Clin Aff

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Sujit Mohanty, PhD

Asst Professor - Research Aff

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Mark Molloy, MD

Assoc Professor - Clin Aff

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David Morales, MD

Professor - Aff

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Bhargava Mullapudi

Asst Professor - Clin Aff

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Jaimie Nathan, MD

Assoc Professor - Clin Aff

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Marc Oria

Instructor - Research Aff

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Brian Pan, MD

Assoc Professor - Clin Aff

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Joo-Seop Park, PhD

Asst Professor - Aff

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Jose Peiro, MD

Professor - Clin Aff

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James Reagor

Asst Professor - Field Svc Aff

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Pramod Reddy, MD

Professor - Clin Aff

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Nelson Rosen

Professor - Clin Aff

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Beth Rymeski

Asst Professor - Clin Aff

Photo of Soona Shin, PhD

Soona Shin, PhD

Asst Professor - Aff

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Andrew Strine

Asst Professor - Clin Aff

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Greg Tiao, MD

Professor - Clin Aff

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Nikolai Timchenko, MD

Professor - Aff

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James Tweddell, MD

Professor - Clin Aff

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Raquel Ulma

Asst Professor - Clin Aff

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Brian VanderBrink

Assoc Professor - Clin Aff

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Daniel von Allmen, MD

Professor - Aff

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Arthur Williams, MD

Asst Professor - Clin Aff

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Farhan Zafar

Asst Professor - Research Aff

Post-Doc Fellows

Staff