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department of surgery


Abbas El-Sayed Abbas, MD

Chief, Thoracic Surgery

Associate Professor, Surgery


Robert S. Boova, MD

Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery, Jeanes Hospital

Professor, Clinical Surgery


James P. Bradley, MD
Chief, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Professor, Surgery


Eric T. Choi, MD

Chief, Vascular & Endovascular Surgery

Associate Professor, Surgery


Antonio Di Carlo, MD, CM, FACS, FRCSC
Chief, Abdominal Organ Transplant Surgery
Associate Professor, Surgery


Michael Edwards, MD, FACS
Chief, General & Minimally Invasive Surgery
Director, Bariatric Surgery

Associate Professor, Surgery


Nestor F. Esnaola, MD, FACS, MPH, MBA

Vice Chair, Clinical and Academic Affairs

Chief, Surgical Oncology

Professor, Surgery


Amy Goldberg, MD, FACS

Vice Chair, Education

Chief, Trauma & Critical Care

General Surgery Residency Program Director

Professor, Surgery


T. Sloane Guy, MD, MBA

Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery

Chief, Robotic Surgery

Associate Professor, Surgery


Selwyn O. Rogers, Jr., MD, MPH, FACS

Professor and Chair, Surgery

Surgeon-in-Chief, Temple University Health System


Howard M. Ross, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Chief, Colorectal Surgery
Surgical Director, Digestive Disease Center
Professor, Clinical Surgery


Yoshiya Toyoda, MD

Vice Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery
Surgical Director, Heart and Lung Transplantation
Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support

Professor, Surgery



Tatyan Clarke, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery (Bariatric)

Elaine Chan, MD

Associate Professor, Surgery (Trauma/Critical Care)

John Daly, MD

Harry C. Donahoo Professor of Surgery (Oncology)

Surgical Director, William Maul Measey Institute for Clinical Simulation and Patient Safety

Emeritus Dean, Temple University School of Medicine


Elizabeth D. Dauer, MD

Assistant Professor, Clinical Surgery (Trauma/Critical Care)


Ravi Dhanisetty, MD

Assistant Professor, Clinical Surgery (Vascular/Endovascular)


Verdi J. DiSesa, MD, MBA

Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs, Temple University School of Medicine
Chief Operating Officer, Temple University Health System

Professor, Surgery (Cardiovascular)


Cherie P. Erkmen, MD

Associate Professor, Surgery (Thoracic)
Director, Lung Cancer Screening Program


Jesus Gomez-Abraham, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery (Cardiovascular)

Larry R. Kaiser, MD, FACS

Dean, Temple University School of Medicine

Senior Executive Vice President for the Health Sciences, Temple University

President and CEO, Temple University Health System

Professor, Surgery (Thoracic)


Andreas Karachristos, MD, PhD, FACS

Associate Professor, Clinical Surgery (Abdominal Organ Transplant)


Amit Khanna, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Surgery (Colorectal)


Kelvin Kwan N. Lau, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery (Abdominal Organ Transplant)


Manoj Maloo, MD

Assistant Professor, Clinical Surgery (Abdominal Organ Transplant)


John Meilahn, MD

Associate Professor, Surgery (Bariatric)


M. Alexandra Monroy, PhD
Assistant Professor, Surgery

Assistant Professor, Center for Metabolic Disease Research


Andrew Newman, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery)


Abhijit Pathak, MD

Professor, Surgery (Tramua/Critical Care)

Medical Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit


Matthew Philp, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery (Colorectal)


Joseph Rappold, MD

Associate Professor, Surgery (Trauma/Critical Care)


Kathleen Reilly, MD

Associate Professor, Surgery (Oncology)


Andrew Roberts, MD

Professor, Surgery (Vascular/Endovascular )


Thomas Santora, MD

Professor, Surgery (Trauma/Critical Care)


Jack Sariego, MD, FACS

Professor, Surgery


Frank Schmieder, MD, FACS, RVT

Associate Professor, Surgery (Vascular/Endovascular)


Akira Shiose, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Surgery (Cardiovascular)


Lars Ola Sjoholm, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery (Trauma/Critical Care)


Paul van Bemmelen, MD, PhD, FACS

Professor, Surgery (Vascular/Endovascular)


Aron Wahrman, MD

Professor, Clinical Surgery (Plastic and Reconstructive)


Grayson H. Wheatley III, MD, FACS
Director, Aortic and Endovascular Surgery
Associate Professor, Surgery (Cardiovascular)


Alliric Willis, MD

Associate Professor, Surgery (Oncology)

Associate Professor, Fels Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Biology