The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville



The Department of Surgery Alumni

2018
Sneha G. Bhat, M.D.
Surgical Critical Care Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Benjamin R. Ford, M.D.
Private Practice: Charleston, SC

Austin J. Lewis, M.D.
Private practice: Carrollton, GA

2017
Matthew P. Abraham, M.D.
Surgical Critical Care Fellowship: UTGSM
Private Practice: Concord, NC

Eric W. Owings, M.D.
Private Practice: Stuart, FL

Stephen A. Tonks, M.D.
Vascular Fellowship: UTGSM

Junior Univers, M.D.
Vascular Fellowship: UTGSM

2016
Brian M. Freeman, M.D.
Vascular Fellowship: Greenville Health Systems
Private Practice: Gainesville, GA

Juan J. Gallegos, M.D.
Thoracic Surgery Fellowship:
University of Florida College of Medicine - Shands Hospital

David R. Jeffcoach, M.D.
Surgical Critical Care Fellowship: UC San Francisco - Fresno
Missionary: Sodo, Ethiopia

Kyle L. Kleppe, M.D.
Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship: University of Wisconsin
Academic - UTGSM
Knoxville, TN

2015
Danielle Giesler, M.D.
Colon and Rectal Fellowship: Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital
Private Practice: Richardson, TX

J. Clif Haynes, M.D.
Surgical Critical Care Fellowship: UTGSM
Private Practice: Roswell, GA

Lindsay M. Keith, M.D.
Breast Oncology Surgery Fellowship: Baylor University Medical Center
Private Practice: Murfreesboro, TN

Stephen E. Pacifico, M.D.
Private Practice: Maryville, TN

2014
Camille D. Blackledge, M.D.
Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship: University of Alabama - Birmingham
Private Practice: Livingston, TX

Sagar S. Gandhi, M.D.
Vascular Fellowship: Greenville Health Systems
Academic: Greenville, SC

Hien N. Le, M.D.
Bariatric and Robotic Surgery Fellowship - UTGSM
Private Practice: Frisco, TX

Chandler A. Long, M.D.
Vascular Surgery Fellowship: Emory University
Academic: Durham, NC


2013

Emily Anne Black, M.D.
Private Practice: Gainesville, GA

T. Matthew Jones, M.D.
Private Practice: Jackson, MS

Bindhu Oommen, M.D.
Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship: Carolinas Medical Center
Private Practice: Greenville, TX

Valerie G. Sams, M.D.
Surgical Critical Care Fellowship: United States Air Force
Academic: San Antonio, TX

2012
A. Mariah Beasley, M.D.
Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern
Academic: UTGSM

Michelle M. Fillion, M.D.
Surgical Oncology Fellowship: Ohio State University
Academic: Wilmington, NC

A. Michael Tummers, M.D.
United States Navy
Private Practice: Morristown, TN

Roshni Venugopal, M.D.
Private Practice: Westlake, OH

2011
Daniel M. Alterman, M.D.
Vascular Surgery Fellowship: UTGSM
Private Practice: Muskegon, MI

Aaron M. Hurd, M.D.
Vascular Surgery Fellowship: Carolinas Medical Center
Private Practice: Augusta, GA

LaMar O. Mack, M.D.
Vascular Surgery Fellowship: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Private Practice: Hanford, CA

Khanjan H. Nagarsheth, M.D.
Trauma/Critical Care Fellowship: R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center
Vascular Surgery Fellowship: Staten Island University Hospital
Academic: Baltimore, MD

2010
J. Fernando Aycinena, M.D.
Colon and Rectal Fellowship: University of Texas Houston
Private Practice: Gainesville, GA

Christy M. Lawson, M.D.
Surgical Critical Care Fellowship - UTGSM
Private Practice: Johnson City, TN

John L. Milligan, M.D.
Private Practice
Crossville, TN

Sabina Siddiqui, M.D.
Surgical Critical Care Fellowship: University of Michigan
Pediatric Surgery Fellowship: University of Michigan
Pediatric Surgical Critical Care Fellowship: University of Michigan
Academic: Milwaukee, WI

2009
Jose D. Amortegui, M.D.
Cardiothoracic Fellowship: University of Maryland
Private Practice: Bethlehem, PA

Dustin W. Smith, M.D.
Private Practice: Franklin, TN

Daniel D. Sutphin, M.D.
Plastic Surgery Fellowship
University of Tennessee College of Medicine - Chattanooga
Microsurgical Fellowship: University of California - San Francisco
Private Practice: Yuma, AZ

Cynthia L. Talley, M.D.
Surgical Critical Care Fellowship: Vanderbilt University
Academic: Charleston, SC

2008
Stephanie Bradley, M.D.
Private Practice: Sylva, NC

Gui Christiano Neto, M.D.
Surgical Critical Care Fellowship: UTGSM
Plastic Surgery Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
Academic: Rochester, NY

Brian K. Reed, M.D.
Private Practice: Gallatin, TN

Craig S. Swafford, M.D.
Academic: Dayton, TN

2007
Ali F. Mallat, M.D.
Surgical Critical Care Fellowship: University of Michigan
Private Practice: Akron, OH

Scott A. Newbrough, M.D.
Plastic Surgery Fellowship: University of Texas - Houston
Private Practice: Tulsa, OK  

2006
Michael H. Lebow, M.D.
Vascular Surgery Fellowship: UTGSM
Private Practice: Gainesville, GA

Loren L. Rourke, M.D.
Breast Fellowship: MD Anderson Medical Center
Private Practice: Shenandoah, TX

W. Matthew Vassy, M.D.
Surgical Critical Care Fellowship: UTGSM
Private Practice: Evansville, IN

Robert J. Wilmoth, M.D.
Academic: Harrogate, TN

2005
Chad M. Copper, M.D.
Private Practice: Gainesville, GA

Gregory J. Mancini, M.D.
Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatrics Fellowship: University of Missouri
Academic: Knoxville, TN

Benjamin R. Phillips, M.D.
Colorectal Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Academic: Philadelphia, PA

Trent L. Prault, M.D.
Vascular Surgery Fellowship: UTGSM
Private Practice: Rome, GA

2004
Jeffrey D. Hollis, M.D. 
Private Practice: Gallatin, TN

Amy L. Lipscomb, M.D. 
Vascular Surgery Fellowship: UTGSM
Private Practice: Bethlehem, PA

Gregory P. McDonald, M.D. 
Private Practice: Cartersville, GA

K. Todd Piercy, M.D. 
Vascular Surgery Fellowship: Wake Forest University
Private Practice: Hickory, NC

2003
Julie J. Jones, M.D. 
Retired

Jeffrey S. King, M.D. 
Private Practice: Sevierville, TN

Dana Taylor, M.D. 
Surgical Critical Care Fellowship: UTGSM

Victor W. Varela, M.D. 
Private Practice: Ogden, UT

2002
Michael J. Costanza, M.D. 
Vascular Surgery Fellowship: University of Maryland 
Academic: Syracuse, NY

Joseph S. McCadams, M.D. 
Private Practice: Cape Girardeau, MO

Trung D. Nguyen, M.D. 
Plastic Surgery Fellowship: SUNY Downstate
Private Practice: San Bernardino, CA

Carlos H. Timaran, M.D. 
Vascular Surgery Fellowship: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Academic: Dallas, TX

2001
Keith S. Campbell, M.D. 
Private Practice: Knoxville, TN

Mudiwa P. Munyikwa, M.D. 
Thoracic Surgery Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center
Private Practice: Lewes, DE

John P. Pacanowski, M.D. 
Vascular Surgery Fellowship: UTGSM
Private Practice: Tucson, AZ

Derek P. Pendarvis, M.D. 
Private Practice: Gainesville, GA

 

2000
Matthew D. Bridges, M.D. 
Private Practice: Harriman, TN

David C. Cassada, M.D. 
Vascular Surgery Fellowship: University of Virginia
Private Practice: Lynchburg, VA

Jeffrey A. Nix, M.D. 
Private Practice: Morristown, TN 

Donald H. Parnell, Jr., M.D. 
Private Practice: Batesville, MS 

Ronald B.V. Pearson, M.D. 
Private Practice: Buckhannon, WV

Janet L. Strong, M.D. 
Private Practice 
Vancouver, WA

1999
Matthew L. Mancini, M.D. 
Academic: Knoxville, TN

Yash P. Sangwan, M.D. 
Private Practice
Fernandian Beach, FL

1998
Mark T. Hansen, M.D. 
Private Practice: Logan, UT

Aaron G. Margulies, M.D. 
Breast Surgery Fellowship: Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute
Private Practice: Knoxville, TN

Mark P. Moniz, M.D. 
Private Practice 
Williamsburg, VA

1997
Janet H. Coombs, M.D. 
Private Practice: Cleveland, TN

Daniel B. Drinnen, M.D. 
Academic Morristown, TN

Oscar H. Grandas, M.D. 
Vascular Surgery Fellowship: UTGSM
Academic: Knoxville, TN

Hisman H. Percival, M.D. 
Private Practice: Pueblo, CO

1996
Todd Chapman, M.D. 
Vascular Surgery Fellowship: Carolinas Medical Center
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Fellowship: Carolinas Medical Center
Private Practice: Cookeville, TN

Edgar V. Cruz, M.D. 
Surgical Critical Care Fellowship: UTGSM
Private Practice: McAllen, TX

1995
Raymond A. Dieter, III, M.D. 
Cardiothoracic Fellowship: Rush Presbyterian - St. Luke’s Medical Center 
Academic: Knoxville, TN

Timothy S. Wilson, M.D. 
Plastic Surgery Fellowship: University of Kentucky
Private Practice: Knoxville, TN

Tom C. Thompson, M.D. 
Academic:  Morristown, TN

1994
Bernard L. Burgess, Jr., M.D. 
Private Practice: Franklin, TN

Stanley Scott Kelsey, M.D. 
Private Practice: Knoxville, TN

1993
Teresa D. Bell, M.D. 
Surgical Critical Care Fellowship: UTGSM
Private Practice: Tacoma, WA

William S. Dallas, M.D. 
Vascular Surgery Fellowship: UTGSM
Private Practice: Oak Ridge TN

1992
Elizabeth A. Cunningham, M.D. 
Surgical Oncology Fellowship: University of Illinois
Private Practice: Napa, CA

Edward G. Mackay, M.D. 
Vascular Surgery Fellowship: UTGSM
Private Practice: Tampa Bay, FL

1991
Louis W. Elkins, Jr., M.D. 
Adult Cardiothoracic Fellowship: Boston Medical Center
Pediatric Congenital Surgery Fellowship: Boston Medical Center
Mountain Home, AK

Jon E. Lieberman, M.D.

1990
Joseph T. Chun, M.D. 
Plastic Surgery Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Academic: Knoxville, TN

R. Leslie Shelton, Jr., M.D. 
Private Practice: Leominster, MA

1989
Greg L. Erdelyan, M.D. 
Thoracic Surgery Fellowship: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Private Practice: Stockbridge, GA

Scott L. Stevens, M.D. 
Vascular Surgery Fellowship: Washington University School of Medicine
Academic: Knoxville, TN

Mark D. Zarnke, M.D. 
Thoracic Surgery Fellowship: UTGSM
Private practice: Rockford, IL

1988
Myron J. Gomez, M.D. 
Critical Care Medicine Fellowship: Jacksonville Health
Private Practice: Lafollette, TN

George O'Neal Vinsant, M.D. 
Private Practice 
Greenville, TN

1987
Brian H. Garber, M.D. 
Private Practice 
Knoxville, TN 

1986
Grace S. Rozycki, M.D. 
Trauma and Critical Care Fellowship: Washington Hospital Center
Private Practice: Edgewater, MD

1985
William J. Walters, M.D. 
Private Practice
Knoxville, TN

1984
Harry G. Boye, Jr., M.D. 
Private Practice
Harriman, TN

1983
Bruce E. Robbins, M.D. 
Deceased

1981
Terry M. Bingham, M.D. 
Private Practice
Harriman, TN

1980
Hobart E. Akin, M.D.
Retired: Knoxville, TN

1979
Charles V. Stewart, M.D.
Deceased

1978
C. Michael Dunham, M.D.
Private Practice: Youngstown, OH

1977
F. Neal Peebles, M.D.
Retired: Knoxville, TN

Charles E. Rutherford, M.D.
Retired: Knoxville, TN

1976
Henry S. Nelson, M.D.
Academic: Knoxville, TN

Carroll E. Rose, M.D.
Private Practice: Tazwell, TN

1975
James M. Cunningham, M.D.
Surgical Critical Care Fellowship: University of Pittsburg Medical Center
Cardiovascular Fellowship: St Vincent Medical Center
Thoracic Surgery Fellowship: Los Angeles County General Hospital - USC
Private Practice: Columbus, GS

T. Adrian Wheat, M.D.
Retired: Yorktown, VA

1974
Edward L. Murray, Jr., M.D.
Retired: Knoxville, TN

1973
Reinaldo A. Olachea, M.D.
Retired: Crossville, TN

1972
Gerald R. Burns, M.D.
Retired: Hermitage, TN

1971
Richard A. Fogle, M.D.
Retired: Knoxville, TN

1969
Edgar D. Akin, MD
Deceased

1967
Samir B. Shamiyeh, M.D.
Deceased

1965
R. Edward Knowling, M.D.
Deceased

1964
John Whittington, M.D.
Deceased

1961
Ernest L. Hendrix, M.D.
Deceased

1957
Joel Guadalajara Macias, M.D.
Retired: Nuevo Leon, Mexico



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