Department of Surgery Primary Faculty

Mustafa Akyurek, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Specialty: Plastic Surgery

Joseph M. Arcidi, Jr., MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Specialty: Cardiac Surgery

Elias J. Arous, MD 
Professor of Surgery
Chief of Surgery, Memorial Campus
Associate Chief Medical Officer
Specialty: Vascular Surgery

K.C. Balaji, MD
Chief, Urology, UMass Memorial Medical Center
Professor of Surgery, Cell Biology and Cancer Biology
Specialty: Urology

Joshua M. Braveman, MD 
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Specialty: Colon and Rectal Surgery

Mitchell A. Cahan, MD 
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Specialty: General Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

John M. Castle, MD 
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Specialty: Plastic Surgery

Oguz I. Cataltepe, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics
Chief, Pediatric Neurosurgery
Specialty: Pediatric Neurosurgery

Aleksander Chudnovsky, MD
Director, Andrology, UMass Memorial Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Specialty: Urology

Hongyi Cui, MD, PhD 
Specialty: General Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Bruce S. Cutler, MD 
Professor of Surgery
Specialty: Vascular Surgery

Donald R. Czerniach Jr., MD 
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Specialty: General Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Paul D. Danielson, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Surgical Oncology
Associate Director,Pediatric Trauma Services
Specialty: Pediatric Surgery

Anthony L. DeRoss, MD 
Assistant Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics
Specialty: Pediatric Surgery

Raymond M. Dunn, MD
Professor of Surgery and Cell Biology
Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Specialty: Plastic Surgery

Timothy A. Emhoff, MD 
Associate Professor of Surgery
Chief, Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care
Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program
Specialty: General Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Surgical Critical Care

Mohammad H. Eslami, MD 
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Specialty: Vascular Surgery

Gary Fudem, MD 
Professor of Clinical Surgery
Specialty: Plastic Surgery

Lynn H. Harrison Jr., MD 
Professor of Surgery
Chief, Cardiocthoracic Surgery
Specialty: Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery

Michael P. Hirsh, MD 
Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics
Chief, Pediatric Surgery
Associate Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Specialty: Trauma Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Critical Care

Margaret M. Hudlin, MD 
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Specialty: Surgical Critical Care

John J. Kelly, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Chief, General and Minimally Invasive Surgery
Surgical Director, Weight Center
Director, Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship
Specialty: General Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Nam H. Kim, MD
Medical Director Lakeside 3 ICU, UMass Memorial Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Specialty: Surgery- General and Trauma, Critical Care

Janice F. Lalikos, MD 
Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics
Section Chief, Pediatric Plastic Surgery
Specialty: Plastic Surgery

Anne C. Larkin, MD 
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Codirector, High-risk Breast Cancer Program
Specialty: General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Endocrine Surgery

Rakhshanda Layeequr Rahman, MD 
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Specialty: General Surgery, Surgical

Demetrius E. Litwin, MD, MBA
Professor of Surgery
Chair, Surgery Department
Specialty: General Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Justin A. Maykel, MD 
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Specialty: Colon and Rectal Surgery

Patrick M. McEnaney, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Specialty: General Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

John K. McIlwaine, DO 
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Associate Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Memorial Campus
Specialty: Surgical Critical Care

Louis M. Messina, MD
Professor of Surgery
Chief, Vascular Surgery
Specialty: Vascular Surgery

Richard P. Moser, MD 
Professor of Surgery
Director, Massachusetts Center for Translational Research in Neurosurgical Oncology
Specialty: Neurosurgery

O. Nsidinanya Okike, MD
Professor of Surgery
Specialty: Cardiac Surgery

Frederik A. Pennings, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Specialty: Neurosurgery

Richard A. Perugini, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Specialty: General Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Julie G. Pilitsis, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Specialty: Neurosurgery

Robert M. Quinlan, MD 
Professor of Surgery
Director, Comprehensive Breast Center
Specialty: General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Endocrine Surgery

William E. Rockett, MD 
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Specialty: General Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Douglas M. Rothkopf, MD 
Professor of Surgery
Director, Plastic Surgery Residency Program
Specialty: Plastic Surgery

Rodrigo Santamarina, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Specialty: Plastic, Cosmetic, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery

Andres Schanzer, MD 
Assistant Professor of Surgery
pecialty: Vascular Surgery

Shimul A. Shah, MD 
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Specialty: Liver/Hepatobiliary Transplant Surgery

John Shufflebarger, MD 
Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery
Specialty: Hand and Microsurgery

Bruce J. Simon, MD 
Specialty: General Surgery, Surgical Critical Care

W. Brian Sweeney, MD 
Specialty: Colon and Rectal Surgery

Stanley K.C. Tam, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Specialty: Cardiac Surgery

Ulises Torres, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Specialty: General Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Surgical

Jennifer F. Tseng, MD, MPH 
Assistant Professor of Surgery and Cancer Biology
Director, Surgical Outcomes Analysis & Research
Director, UMass Pancreas Program
Specialty: General Surgery, Surgical Oncology

Karl Fabian L. Uy, MD 
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Specialty: Thoracic Surgery

John P. Weaver, MD 
Associate Professor of Surgery
Chief, Neurosurgery; Director, Cerebrovascular Program
Codirector, Surgical Epilepsy Specialty: Neurosurgery

Giles F. Whalen, MD 
Professor of Surgery
Chief, Surgical Oncology/Endocrine Surgery
Specialty: General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Endocrine Surgery

Louis J. Wojcik, MD
Chief, Pediatric Urology, UMass Memorial Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Jason T. Wong, MD 
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Specialty: General Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery