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department of surgery

Research Program


Though research is not a mandatory position of the residency program, one or two residents spend at least a year in the laboratory. All residents are required to publish/present two scholarly activities in order to complete the residency program.


2015-2017 Andrea Lubitz Temple Trauma/SCC
2015-2017 Patrick McGovern CHOP Pediatric Surgery
2014-2016 Yetunde Balogun Temple Vascular Surgery
2014-2016 David Hindin Temple Bioengineering
2013-2015 Sarah Koller Temple Cardiovascular
2012-2014 Lucas Ferrer Temple Vascular Surgery
2011-2013 Benjamin Powers Temple

Oncology/Breast Cancer

2012-2012 Senthin Jayarajan Temple Transplantation/Vascular
2010-2011 Shrenik Shah Temple Vascular Surgery
2010-2012 Catherine Sheahan Temple Oncology/Trauma
2010-2012 Sharven Taghavi Temple Cardiovascular
2008-2010 Matthew Silviera Temple Oncology
2008-2010 Brian Smith Temple Oncology
2008-2009 Janelle Wagner NYU Plastic Surgery
2007-2008 Rashna Ginwalla Temple Cardiothoracic
2007-2008 Paul Polyak Temple Oncology
2007-2008 Tara Kennedy Temple Vascular Surgery
2006-2007 Denise Torres Temple Cardiothoracic