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Celebrating our 2017 Graduating Residents and Fellows

It’s that time of year again – time when we bid farewell to our amazing graduating class of residents. We’re proud to send this group of sophisticated, committed surgeon-scientists out into the world to do good things. Thanks for making UCSD your home.

General Surgery  

Dr. Jennifer Baker—Breast Oncology Fellowship at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Dr. Luis Cajas-Monson—Vascular Surgery Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic.

Dr. Joseph Eisner—Private Practice, General Surgery Medical Group of Ventura.

Dr. Cristina Harnsberger—Colorectal Surgery Fellowship at the University of Massachusetts.

Dr. Natalie Ku—Private Practice, General Surgery.

Dr. Travis Wilder—Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship at the University of Utah.

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Dr. Trevor Upham—WakeMed Health & Hospitals, Raleigh, North Carolina.

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Dr. Ran B. Lou—Kaiser Permanente San Diego.

Dr. Jessica Reynolds


Dr. Samantha Hauff—Navy Hospital, Okinawa, Japan.

Dr. Candace Hobson—University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. 

Pediatric Surgery

Dr. Alexander Manteghi—St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia.

Plastic Surgery

Dr. Charlie Chen—Aesthetic Fellowship at Hunstad Kortesis Plastic Surgery in Huntersville, North Carolina.

Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns and Acute Care Surgery

Dr. Lindsay Bartholome—Advanced Surgical Associates - Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care - Mesa, AZ.

Dr. Emily Cantrell—Full-Time Associate Physician, Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, UCSD.

Dr. Sara Edwards—Full-Time Associate Physician, Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, UCSD.

Dr. Michelle Hamel—Sharp Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Mitsuaki Kojima—returning to the Department of Acute Critical Care and Disaster Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan.

Dr. Kuong Ngann—2nd year fellow, UCSD.

Dr. Amelia Simpson—Full-Time Associate Physician, Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, UCSD.

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Dr. Tazo Inui—Kaiser Northern California, Oakland.