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Department of Surgery

Residency Program - Current Residents

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Breast Fellow:

  • Juan Carlos Claros-Soto, M.D.

Burn Fellow:

Recent Graduates

2017

  • Hassan Ahmed, MD - Fellowship in Advanced GI and MIS @ Swedish Medical Center, Seattle WA
  • Michael Hanna, MD - Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery @ Allegheny Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Ashley Mekala, DO - Private Practice in Dallas, TX
  • Milad Mohammadi, MD - Fellowship in Vascular Surgery @ UT San Antonio

2016

  • Sarah Ahmad, MD - Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery @ University of Iowa
  • Sarah Cazorla, MD - Fellowship in Plastic Surgery @ University of Virginia
  • Alan Coleman, MD - Private Practice in Wichita Falls, TX
  • Abe Mata, MD - Fellowship in Vascular Surgery @ University of West Virginia
  • Adam Purtell, MD - Fellowship in MIS @ UT Houston (Priv Practice Lubbock, TX)
  • Wudneh Temesgen, MD - Fellowship in MIS @ Brown University, Rhode Island (Johns Hopkins)
  • Erin Woller, MD - Private Practice @ Hendrick Health, Abilene, TX

2015

  • Paul Del Prado, MD - Minimally invasive Surgery Fellowship at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond (Priv Practice Phoenix, AZ)
  • Jesse Flores, MD - Fellowship in Colorectal Surgery @ Methodist San Antonio (Priv Practice Dallas, TX)
  • Onur Kutlu, MD - Hepatobiliary Surgery Fellowship at Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston
  • Jon Nathan, MD - Plastic Surgery Fellowship at Loyola University, Chicago
  • Caleb Sallee, MD - Private Practice at SWAT Surgical Associates in Lubbock Texas
  • LeRone Simpson, MD - Surgical Critical Care/Acute Care Surgery at Washington University, St. Louis (Private Practice McAllen, TX)

2013

  • Diana Burgueno, MD – Private Practice in Lakeland, Florida
  • Steven Garcia, MD – Faculty at TTUHSC, Bariatric Surgery
  • Ben Hirsch, MD – Faculty at TTUHSC - Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • LaJohn Quigley, MD – Faculty at TTUHSC Amarillo - Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Tropha Wright, MD – Private Practice in Raton, New Mexico

2012

  • Jared Bratvold, MD – Private Practice in Memphis, Tennessee
  • John Fitzwater, MD – Faculty at TTUHSC, Pediatric Surgery

2011

  • Steven Brooks, MD – Faculty at TTUHSC, Trauma/Critical Care
  • Jenna Wishnew, MD – Private Practice in Frisco, TX – General Surgery

2010

  • Delphine Engel, MD – Private Practice in Portland, OR – Critical Care
  • Mark Markarian, MD – Private Practice in Boston, MA – Plastic Surgery
  • Stavan Parmar, MD – Private Practice in Hunstville, TX - General Surgery

2009

  • Candy Arentz, MD – Private Practice in Houston, TX - Oncologic Breast Surgery
  • Ronny Ford, MD - Private Practice in Burleson, TX – General Surgery
  • Danny Owens, MD - Private Practice in Waco, TX – General Surgery

2008

  • Matt Couch, MD - Private Practice in St. Petersburg, FL – General Surgery

2007

  • Matt Robinson, MD - Private Practice in Hopkinsville, KY – General Surgery
  • Rick Wirges, MD - Private Practice in Little Rock, AR – Hand Surgery

2006

  • Barnard Barragan, MD - Private Practice in Lubbock, TX – Hand Surgery
  • Sharmila Dissanaike, MD - Chairman of Surgery TTUHSC – Trauma/Burn/Critical Care
  • David Stapenhorst, MD - Private Practice in Sugar Land, TX – Plastic Surgery

2005

  • Richard Helmer, MD - Private Practice in Waco, TX – Cardiothoracic Surgery

2004

  • Steve Henao, MD - Private Practice in Albuquerque, NM – Vascular Surgery
  • Thomas Howe, MD - Private Practice, Lubbock, TX – Wound Care
  • C. Lance Love, MD - Private Practice in Fredericksburg, TX – General Surgery

2003

  • Melinda Banister, MD - Private Practice in Alpine, TX – General Surgery
  • Michael Seger, MD - Private Practice in San Antonio, TX – MIS/Bariatric Surgery

2002

  • Robert Noll, MD - Faculty at UC Davis
  • Richard Wilkerson, MD - Private Practice in Grapevine, TX – Vascular Surgery

2001

  • Russ Birdwell, MD - Private Practice in Garland, TX – General Surgery
  • Don Dilworth, MD - Private Practice in San Antonio, TX – General Surgery
  • Trent Proffitt, MD - Private Practice in Rowlett, TX – Vascular Surgery

2000

  • C. Coleman Brown, MD - Private Practice in Chevy Chase, MD – Plastic Surgery
  • Delma Jara, MD - Private Practice in Houston, TX – General Surgery

1999

  • Derek Haggard, MD - Private Practice in Lubbock, TX
  • John Millard, MD - Private Practice in Lone Tree, CO – Plastic Surgery
  • Sammy Rivas, MD - Private Practice, Lubbock, TX
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