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Department of Surgery Newsletter 
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2014 Annual Report
"Top Docs" 2014
Welcome: New Faculty
Upcoming Visiting Professors
Trauma Services Video

Department of Surgery Annual Report
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Boston Magazine "Top Docs" 2014

Boston Magazine's 2014 "Top Docs" issue recognized eight Department of Surgery faculty members. 


Congratulations to the following providers for being recognized as "tops" in their respective fields.
  • Peter Burke, MD (Surgery)
  • Gerard Doherty, MD (Surgery)
  • Alik Farber, MD (Vascular Surgery)
  • Hiran Fernando, MBBS, FRCS (Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery)
  • Donald Hess, MD (Surgery)
  • Maureen Kavanah, MD (Surgery)
  • Harold Lazar, MD (Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery)
  • David McAneny, MD (Surgery)
 
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Department of Surgery Leadership
Gerard M. Doherty, MD
James Utley Professor and ChairDepartment of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine
Surgeon-in-Chief, Boston Medical Center 
 

David McAneny, MD

Vice Chair, Department of Surgery  
Associate Professor of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine

    

Tracey Dechert, MD 
Associate Program Director, Surgery Residency
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine   

 

Associate Chair for Clinical Operations
Associate Professor of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine

 

Donald Hess, MD

Program Director, Surgery Residency
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine


Virginia Litle, MD 

Associate Program DirectorSurgery Residency
Associate Professor of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine   
 
  

Jane Mendez, MD
Clerkship Director

Associate Professor of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine 

 

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TOPIssue: #04

Welcome: New Faculty

Angela Kuhnen, MD 

Attending Surgeon, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Boston Medical Center

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine


Angela Kuhnen, MD, is a graduate of Yale University in New Haven, CT, and received her medical degree from New York University in New York, NY. She completed her residency in General Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA and a fellowship in Colorectal Surgery at Lahey Clinic in Burlington, MA. She is board certified by the American Board of Surgery. 

Her clinical and research interests include inflammatory bowel disease, colon and rectal cancer, diverticulitis, anorectal disease and surgical outcomes. 

 

Smita Ramanadham, MD
Attending Surgeon, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Boston Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine
 
Smita Ramanadham, MD, is a graduate of Tuft's University in Medford, MA and received her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, MA. She completed her residency in General Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX and in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery also at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. This premier training focused on all aspects of plastic surgery including both cosmetic and reconstructive. 

Her clinical and research interests include general plastic surgery, breast reconstruction, mohs reconstruction, microsurgery and cosmetic surgery. She has published papers and chapters on body contouring, facial rejuvenation and reconstruction, and breast reconstruction.
   
 

 

Teviah Sachs, MD, MPH 
Attending Surgeon, Sections of Surgical Endocrinology and Surgical Oncology, Boston Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine

 

Teviah Sachs, MD, MPH, received his medical degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY. He completed his residency in General Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School and a fellowship in Surgical Oncology at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery. 


His clinical interests include alimentary tract surgery with a special interest in hepatic and pancreatobiliary disease. He completed an MPH in clinical effectiveness and his research interests pertain to surgical outcomes and surgical education.
    


Jeffrey Siracuse, MD, RPVI
Attending Surgeon, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Boston Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine
 

Jeffrey Siracuse, MD, RPVI, received his medical degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY. He completed his residency in General Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School, research fellowship in the Harvard-Longwood Vascular Research Training Program, and a clinical fellowship in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University College of Physicians Surgeons and Weill Cornell Medical College. 

 

His research and clinical interests include minimally invasive and open treatment of aortic aneurysms, critical limb ischemia, cerebrovascular disease, dialysis access, thoracic outlet syndrome and venous disease.

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Upcoming Visiting Professors
Peter J. Mozden Visiting Professorship
February 13, 2015
Yuman Fong, MD
Chair, Department of Surgery
Professor of Surgery
City of Hope, Duarte, CA



Grasberger Research Symposium Lecture and Visiting Professorship
March 13, 2015
K. Craig Kent, MD
A.R. Curreri Professor of Surgery
Chairman, Department of Surgery
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI


Visiting Professorship in Vascular Surgery
April 17, 2015
Peter Gloviczki, MD
Professor of Surgery
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN



George H. Clowes, Jr., MD Trauma Lecture and Visiting Professorship
April 24, 2015
Rao R. Ivatury, MD
Professor Emeritus
Department of Surgery
The Medical College of Virginia/Virginia
Commonwealth University School of
Medicine, Richmond, VA  
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