Graduating Residents continuing in Fellowship Programs


Charles Strom, MD       Transplant Surgery Massachusetts General Hospital, MA
Peter Miller, MD       Colorectal Research Fellowship        Louisiana State University, LA
Jessica Ryan, MD Breast Surgery       University of Southern California, CA


Justin Lee, MD Pediatric Surgery         University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Nicole Lamb, MD        Private practice
Reza Kermani, MD      Surgical Critical Care Stanford University, Stanford, CT


Haiser Dao, MD Colorectal Surgery  Brown University, Providence, RI
Satyadeep Bhattacharya, MD       Colorectal Surgery       Brown University, Providence, RI
Hetal Fichadia, MD Plastic Surgery Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR


Ashling O'Connor, MD Breast Surgery U-Mass Medical Center, Worcester, MA
Nathan Narishimhan, MD Plastic Surgery Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Abby Tarbox, MD Critical Care Northwestern Medical Center, Chicago, IL


Azra Ashraf, MD Plastic Surgery Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Peter Lee, MD Cardiothoracic Surgery UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Anselm Wong, MD Hand Fellowship       University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT


Ash Patel, MD Plastic Surgery Vanderbilt University, Philadelphia, PA
Daiying Lu, MD Private Practice         New Hampshire


Lucrecia Trabanino, MD Colorectal Surgery Orlando Regional Medical Center, Orlando, FL
Sonia Ortiz-Pagan, MD Breast Surgery U-Mass Medical Center, Worcester, MA
Avik Mukherjee, MD Vascular Surgery Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA


Alex Karavas, MD Cardiothoracic Surgery Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Limaris Barrios, MD Laparoscopic Surgery Beth Israel Deaconess, Boston, MA
Robert Moore, MD Laparoscopic Surgery U-Mass Medical Center, Worcester, MA


Hasni Karmali, MD Cosmetic Surgery Beverly Hills, CA
Enrique Sta.Ana, MD Laparoscopic Fellowship U-Mass Medical Center, Worcester, MA
Lisa Wiechmann, MD Research Baylor University, Houston, TX
      followed by Breast Surgery Sloan-Kettering Medical Center, New York, NY 


From 2008 to 2011, the opportunities for research in the surgical program have resulted in 10 articles published, nine regional presentations, 20 national presentations, and two book chapters.  Each resident is expected to present a project at the regional level before completion of the PGY-2 year.  Please see provided link to view the complete list of publications.    

List of Publications 2008-2011

 Type  Citation/Listing
Local presentation Lee PHU, Fichadia H, Liangos O, Olenchock SA, Tolis G, Jaber BL. Renoprotective effects of N-acetylcysteine in patients undergoing cardiac surgery – a meta-analysis of randomized control trials Caritas Christi Annual Research Day, Boston MA, March 2008
Regional presentation Dao, Haisar, Hackford, Alan. Imiquimod for the treatment of Anal Intraepithelial Neoplasia in a HIV positive patient. New England Society of Colorectal Surgeons, Mount Washington, NH, May 2008
National presentation Lee PH, Bhattacharya S, Claros L. Management and Risk of Acute Cholecystitis During a Mars Mission, 79th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Aerospace Medical Association, May 2008
National presentation Lee PH, Gawande A.  The number of surgical procedures in an American lifetime in 3 states  ACS 94th Clinical Congress, Oct 2008
Regional presentation Lee, Peter, Dao, Haisar. Is prophylactic vena caval filter placement beneficial in acute spinal cord injury? Massachusetts Chapter of the American College of Surgeons 56th Annual Meeting, Boston MA, Dec 2009
National presentation Lee PH, Lee J, Ciocca R, Olenchock S, Tolis G, Trends in U.S. CABG and PTCA Volumes and Rates between 2001 and 2005: CABGs on the Rise While PTCAs Decrease, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 45th Annual Meeting, Jan 2009
National presentation Lee PHU, Raizada A, Ciocca R. Growing utilization of IVC filter placement from 2001-2005: Analysis of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample, Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery 37th Annual Symposium, Ft. Lauderdale FL, March 2009
Regional presentation Satyadeep, Bhattacharya, Hackford, Alan,  Conservative Management of Anal Intraepithelial Neoplasia in HIV positive males. NESCRS meeting in 2009
National presentation Lee PHU, Lee J, Vazquez D, Lee PC. Surgical skills for an exploration-class mission: an assessment of needs and training requirements, 80th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Aerospace Medical Association, Los Angeles CA, May 2009
National presentation Dao, Haisar, Lee Peter, Lee Justin, Lopez M. Gender disparities and outcomes in the surgical management of lung cancer: NIS study 2005-2007 The Society of Surgical Oncology 63rd Annual Cancer Symposium, St. Louis MO, March 2010
National presentation Dao, Haisar. Montelukast treatment in acute induced colitis model. 5th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, San Antonio TX, Feb 2010. Abstract published in journal of academic surgery. Feb 2010
National presentation Dao, Haisar, Lee, Peter, Strom, Charles, Ciocca, Rocco. Racial differences in utilization and outcomes for CEA and CAS:   NIS study for 2007. Society of Clinical Vascular Surgery, Scottsdale, AZ, April 2010
National presentation Ryan J, Graham R, Carr K. Microwave thermography (Oncoscan) as an adjunct to standard breast imaging. 11th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, Las Vegas NV, April 2010
National presentation Lee Peter, Alabbas H, Hackford A. The risks and management of diverticular disease for an exploration class mission 81st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Aerospace Medical Association, Phoenix AZ, May 2010
Regional presentation Dao H, Lee Peter, Lee Justin, Hackford, Alan. Surgical treatment of rectovaginal fistulas: a population based study New England Society of Colorectal Surgeons Annual Meeting, June 2010
Regional presentation Amaral, Marissa (BMC), Dao, Haisar. Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities in Reduction Mammoplasty. Northeastern Society of Plastic surgeons, Oct.2010
National presentation Raizada, Akshay, Dao Haisar, Lee, Peter, Hackford, Alan. Treatment disparities and trends in diverticular hemorrhage in the United States. ACG National Meeting, Oct.2010
National presentation N. Narasimhan, H. Dao, Ciocca, Rocco. Disparities in Operative vs. Non-operative Management of Blunt Traumatic Spleen Injuries. ACS Meeting, Oct 2010
National presentation Raizada A, Lee PHU, Moore R, Grotz R. A case of migrating duodenal stent causing small bowel perforation following gastrojejunostomy American College of Gastroenterology 2010 Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course, San Antonio TX, Oct 2010
National presentation R. Kermani, H. Dao, P. Lee, Lopez, Marvin. Effect of weekend admission in outcomes in acute cholecystitis. NESS Meeting, Oct, 2010
National presentation R. Kermani, C. Strom, P. Miller, Hackford, Alan. Foreign bodies in ano-rectum. ACS Meeting, Oct 2010.
National presentation A. Tarbox, H. Dao, N. Narasimhan. Current outcomes of respiratory distress syndrome in surgical patients. EAST meeting, Naples, Fl, January 2010.
Regional presentation Dao, Haisar, Narasimhan, Nathan, Lee, Peter, Raizada, Akshay, O’Donnell, Kevin, Hackford, Alan. Incidence and Outcomes of Pseudomembranous Colitis. Massachusetts Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, December 2010, Boston, Massachusetts.
National presentation Strom, Charles, M.D., Dao, Haisar, M.D., Tassinari, Julia, M.D, Ciocca, Rocco. Changing Landscapes in AAA Prevalence and Management, Society of Clinical Vascular Surgery, March 2011, Orlando, Florida
National presentation Dao, Haisar, Lee, Justin, Strom, Charles, Miller, Peter, Lopez, Marvin. Current Outcomes in Total Pelvic Exenteration among Female Patients. Society of Surgical Oncology Meeting, March 2011, San Antonio, Texas.
National presentation Jessica, M.D., Lee, Justin, M.D., Dao, Haisar, M.D, Lopez, Marvin.
Rise in Concurrent Uterine and Breast Cancer and Economic Disparity: National Trends from 2000-2008. American Society of Breast Surgeons Annual Meeting, April 2011, Washington D.C.
National presentation Dao, Haisar, M.D., Lee, Justin, M.D., Kermani, Reza, M.D., Eriksson, Evert, M.D., Minshall, Christian, M.D., Gross, Ronald, M.D., Doben, Andrew, M.D. Cervical Spine Injuries and Helmet Laws. AAST Meeting, September 2011, Chicago, IL.
Regional presentation Dao, Haisar, Lee, Justin, Miller, Peter, Strom, Charles, Hackford, Alan. Perianal Sepsis in Neutropenic Patients. New England Society of Colorectal Surgeons. Whitefield, NH, June 2011.
Regional presentation Dao, Haisar, Lee, Justin, Miller, Peter, Bhattacharya, Satyadeep. Hackford, Alan. Colorectal endometriosis: The Cost of Failure. New England Society of Colorectal Surgeons. Whitefield, NH, June 2011.
National presentation Miller, Peter, Lee, Justin, Dao, Haisar, Kermani, Reza, Pecquex, Nicole. Laparoscopic treatment of small bowel obstruction. Meeting of the American College of Surgeons. San Francisco, CA, October 2011.
National presentation Lee, Justin, Kermani, Reza, Dao, Haisar, O’Donnell, Kevin. Treatment of perforated peptic ulcer disease in the laparoscopic era. Meeting of the American College of Surgeons. San Francisco, CA, October 2011.
Regional presentation Miller, Peter, M.D., Lee, Justin, M.D., Dao, Haisar, M.D., Lopez, Marvin, M.D., FACS, FRCSC. How we fix the hole: Trends in management of colonoscopic perforations. New England Surgical Society. September 2011, Bretton Woods, NH.
National presentation  Miller, Peter, M.D., Lee, Justin, M.D., Dao, Haisar, M.D., Lopez, Marvin, M.D., FACS, FRCSC.
Publication Olenchock SA, Lee PHU, Yehoshua T, Murphy SA, Symes J, Tolis G. Impact of Aprotinin on Adverse Clinical Outcomes and Mortality up to 12 years in a Registry of 3,337 Patients. Ann Thorac Surg 2008; 86: 560-567
Publication Mery C, Patel A,Greenberg J, Jaik N .Teaching the ACGME competencies to surgical residents. Bull Am Coll Surg. 2008 July; 93 (7): 39-47
Publication Dao, Haisar, M.D., Navas, Gustavo, M.D., Corado, Jose, PhD, Gutierrez, Jose, PhD. Effects of montelukast in an acute experimental recto-colitis model in Sprague Doyle rats. American Journal of Gastroenterology 2009; 104: S431-484.
Publication Ashraf A, Lee PHU, Kim K, Zaporojan V, Bonassar L, Valentini R, Spangenberger A, Weinzweig J. Effect of Sustained-Release PDGF and TGF-b on Cyclophosphamide-Induced Impaired Wound Healing. Plas Reconstr Surg 2009; 124: 1118-1124
Publication Patel A, Kotkin L. Isolated urethral injury following coitus related penile trauma: a case report. J Trauma. 2010 April; 68 (4): E89-90.
Publication Lee PH, Shulman MS, Vellayappan U, Symes JF, Olenchock SA Jr. Surgical treatment of an amniotic fluid embolism with cardiopulmonary collapse Ann Thorac Surgery 2010; 90(5):1694-6.
Publication Amaral, Marisa, M.D. Dao, Haisar, M.D., Shin, Joseph, M.D., FACS. Racial and socioeconomic disparities in reduction mammoplasty: An analysis of Nationwide Inpatient Sample database. Annals of Plastic Surgery, 2011 May; 65(5): 476-478.


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