Alexander Hartmann MD, has joined the Department of Medicine as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Neurology. Dr. Hartmann is one of the first neurologists in Knoxville with subspecialty training in neuro-ophthalmology. He received his medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. He completed a residency in neurology at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, and then fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.
Stefanos Boukovalas MD, has joined the Department of Surgery as Assistant Professor. Dr. Boukovalas was born and raised in Athens, Greece, earning his medical degree at the University of Athens School of Medicine. He then completed his Plastic Surgery Residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston as well as a fellowship in Microsurgery and Complex Reconstruction at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Boukovalas's clinical interests include oncologic and trauma reconstruction, microsurgery, lymphedema surgery, general plastic and cosmetic surgery. Read more in The Scalpel.
Tanaz Vaghaiwalla MD, has joined the Department of Surgery as Assistant Professor. Dr. Vaghaiwalla finished her General Surgery Residency at the University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital in Florida. She then completed an Endocrine Surgery Fellowship at the University of Chicago Medical Center in Illinois in 2020 and will graduate with a Master of Science in Public Health Sciences degree from the University of Chicago in May 2021. Her clinical interests include the surgical care of adult and pediatric patients with endocrine disorders, (e.g. disorders of the thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal glands, and pancreas) and neuroendocrinetumors. Dr. Vaghaiwalla is involved in research pertaining to surgical outcomes of patients with thyroid cancer and neuroendocrine tumors. Read more in The Scalpel.
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