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A

Gabriela Albota, DDS
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Heidi H. Allespach, PhD
Associate Professor of Clinical Family Medicine,
Medicine & Surgery
Director of Behavioral Medicine for the Family Medicine,
Medicine and Surgery Residency and Fellowship Programs

Lawrence A. Armentano Jr, DDS, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical

Daniel Atallah, DDS
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Eli Avisar, MD
Professor of Clinical Surgery
Co-Leader Breast Site Disease Group

B

Sulagna Banerjee, PhD
Assistant Professor

Santanu Banerjee, PhD
Assistant Professor

Thiago Beduschi, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery

Arash Bornak, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery

Robert J. Bowles, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Ann-Christina Brady, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Karoline J. Briegel, PhD
Assistant Professor

Nicolas A. Brozzi, MD
Associate Professor

George W. Burke III, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery

Patricia M. Byers, MD
Professor of Surgery

C

Anthony Capobianco, PhD
Professor
Director, Molecular Oncology Research Program,
Division of Surgical Oncology

Odile M. Carro, DMD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Ravindran Caspa Gokulan, PhD
Research Assistant Professor

Diego M. Castilla, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical

Linda J. Chen, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Surgical Director, Live Kidney Donor Program

Gaetano Ciancio, MD, MBA, FACS
Brandon and Kyle Simonsen Professor of Surgery & Urology
Chief Medical Officer of the Miami Transplant Institute/Jackson Memorial Hospital
Chief Academic Officer of the Miami Transplant Institute
Director of Kidney and Kidney-Pancreas Transplant Program
Director of Advanced Uro-Oncology Surgery-Jackson Memorial Hospital
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Mauricio R. Costa, DDS
Assistant Professor of Surgery

D

Rajinder Dawra, PhD
Research Associate Professor

Victor M. Delacruz, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical

Nestor De la Cruz Munoz, Jr, MD
Professor of Clinical
Co-director of the Center of Excellence for Laparoendoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery

Leo S. Dorado, DDS
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Director, Dental Fellowship Program

Vikas Dudeja, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

E

Sharon J. Elliot, PhD
Research Associate Professor

Wael El-Rifai, MD, PhD
Professor
Associate Director of Program Development
Co-Leader Tumor Biology Program

Spencer Eth, MD
Professor of Clinical

F

Josefina Farra, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Associate Program Director, Fellowship in Endocrine Surgery

Jose M. Figueiro, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical

Henri R. Ford, MD, MHA
Dean and Chief Academic Officer
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Dido Franceschi, MD
Professor of Clinical Surgery
Chief, Division of Informatics
Site Disease Groups, Physician Leader, Stomach and Esophageal Cancer

A. J. Furst, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery

G

George D. Garcia, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery

Jeffrey Gaynor, PhD
Research Assistant Professor

Shirley Gazabon, PhD
Research Assistant Professor

Ali Ghodsizad, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Enrique Ginzburg, MD
Professor of Surgery
Chief of Surgery, Jackson South Community Hospital

Felicia Gould, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical

Giselle Guerra, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
Medical Director Transplant Services , Miami Transplant Institute – Living Donor Kidney Program
Medical Director, Miami Transplant Institute – Kidney & Kidney Pancreas Program
Miami Transplant Institute Jackson Health System

H

Valerie J. Hart, DO
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Anthony R. Hogan, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Duane Hutson, MD
Professor of Surgery
Director, Residency Training

I

Mary I. Ishii, PsyD
Research Assistant Professor
Clinical Psychologist

K

Arshad Kaleem, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical

Naixin Kang, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Wrood Kassira, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery

Joyce I. Kaufman, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Stefan C. Kenel-Pierre, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Norma Kenyon, PhD
Martin Kleiman Professor of Surgery, Microbiology & Immunology and Biomedical Engineering,
Executive Director, Wallace H. Coulter Center for Translational Research,
Senior Associate Dean for Translational Science

Susan B. Kesmodel, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery

Gary I. Kleiner, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Associate Professor of Surgery

Robert Kozol, MD
Professor of Surgery

L

Gustavo G. Leon, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

John I. Lew, MD
Professor of Surgery
Director, Fellowship in Endocrine Surgery
Physician Leader, Thyroid and Other Endocrine Cancer Site Disease Group, University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Chief, Division of Endocrine Surgery

Howard M. Lieberman, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Medical Director, Trauma 3A and Mini Unit

Edward B. Lineen, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Medical Director, TICU

Elina Linetsky, PhD
Research Assistant Professor

Sergio Litewka, MD, MPH
Associate Research Professor

Zhao-Jun Liu, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Surgery

Alan S. Livingstone, MD
Professor of Surgery

Matthias Loebe, MD
Professor of Surgery

David Loewenstein, PhD
Professor

Alberto J. Lopez, MD, FACS, RPVI, CWSP
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Mauricio Lynn, MD
Professor of Surgery
Director, Bloodless Surgery Center

M

Floriano Marchetti, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery

Jose M. Martinez, MD
Professor of Surgery

Antonio C. Marttos Jr, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Co-Director, William Lehman Injury Research Center

Robert E. Marx, DDS
Professor of Surgery
Chief, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Nipun Merchant, MD
Professor of Surgery
Vice Chair of Surgical Oncologic Services
Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology
Chief Surgical Officer – University of Miami Hospitals and Clinics/Sylvester and UMH
Director of Surgical Oncology Research Programs at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Frederick L. Moffat, MD
Professor of Surgery

Mecker Moller, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Leader HIPEC peritoneal malignancies program

Mahmoud Morsi, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical


N

Nagaraj Nagathihalli, PhD
Research Assistant Professor

Nicholas Namias, MD
Chief, Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Professor of Surgery
Vice Chair, Quality and Patient Experience, DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery

Holly Neville, MD
Professor of Surgery

Dao M. Nguyen, MD
Professor of Surgery and Chief, Thoracic Surgery Section, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery
Member, Thoracic Surgical Oncology, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Co-Chair, Disease Specific Group (DSG) – Lung – SCCC
The B. and Donald Carlin Endowed Chair for Thoracic Surgical Oncology

Ajani Nugent, MD
Clinical Instructor of Surgery

P

Zubin J. Panthaki, MD
Professor of Clinical Surgery
Professor of Clinical Orthopaedics
Associate Program Director for Plastic Surgery
Residency Program
Director, Hand Surgery Fellowship

Xin-Hai Pei, MD, PhD
Associate Professor

Michael Peleg, DMD
Professor of Surgery

Dunfa Peng, MD, PhD
Research Assistant Professor

Eduardo A. Perez, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery

Antonello Pileggi, MD, PhD
Research Professor of Surgery
Director, Preclinical Cell Processing and Translational Models Program

Louis R. Pizano, MD, MBA
Professor of Surgery
Director, Trauma/Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program
Chief, Division of Burns
Medical Director, UM/JM Burn Center

Kenneth G. Proctor, PhD
Professor of Surgery

Gerd D. Pust, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

R

Sundaram Ramakrishnan, PhD
Research Professor

Rishi Rattan, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Jorge Rey, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery

Camillo Ricordi, MD
Professor of Surgery and Medicine
Chief, Division of Cellular Transplantation

David Robbins, PhD
Professor

Steven E. Rodgers, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Associate Director, Fellowship in Surgical Oncology

Eliot R. Rosenkranz, MD
Professor of Surgery

Sabita Roy, PhD
Professor

Phillip Ruiz, MD, PhD, FAST
Professor

Gabriel Ruiz, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

S

Sam Salama, MD
Director

Tomas A. Salerno, MD
Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Professor of Surgery
Vice Chairman for Faculty Development and Mentoring

Christopher J. Salgado, MD
Professor of Surgery
Interim Chief, Division of Plastic, Reconstructive, Transgender and Aesthetic Surgery

Ashok Saluja, PhD
Professor and Vice-Chair, Department of Surgery
Director, Sylvester Pancreatic Cancer Research Institute
Senior Associate Dean for Research Innovation
Associate Director of Research Innovation, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Secondary Appointment of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Laurence R. Sands, MD, MBA
Professor and Chief, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Sergio Santiago, MD
Research Assistant Professor

Yoh Sawatari, DDS
Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery
Director of Residency Program

Carl I. Schulman, MD, MSPH, PhD
Professor of Clinical Surgery
Director, William Lehman Injury Research Center
Associate Director, Surgical Residency Training Program

Gennaro Selvaggi, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery

Mahendra Singh, PhD
Research Assistant Professor

Neeraj Sinha, MD
Assistant Professor

Danny Sleeman, MD
Professor of Surgery
Program Director, Surgical Residency Program
Vice Chairman of Residency Education
Chief, Division of Surgical Critical Care
Co-Director, Ryder Trauma Center

Roberta Soares, PhD
Research Assistant Professor

Juan E. Sola, MD
Chief, Division of Pediatric and Adolescent Surgery
Professor of Surgery

Seth A. Spector, MD
Vice Chairman for Veterans Affairs and Professor of Surgery – Surgical Oncology – Department of Surgery – Miller School of Medicine – University of Miami
Associate Chief of Staff for Periopeartive Services and and Chief of Surgery, Miami VA Healthcare System
Professor of Surgery

Kenneth D. Stahl, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery

T

Marwan R. Tabbara, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery

Akin Tekin, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery

Seth R. Thaller, MD, DMD
Professor of Surgery

Chad M. Thorson, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical

Richard J. Thurer, MD
Professor of Surgery
B. and Donald Carlin Professor of Thoracic Surgical Oncology (Emeritus)

Baotram Tran, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical

Ramzey Tursun, DDS
Associate Professor of Clinical

V

Michael VanSaun, PhD
Research Assistant Professor

Roberto I. Vazquez-Padron, PhD
Associate Professor of Surgery

Maritza Vega, DDS
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Omaida C. Velazquez, MD
Chair and Professor of the Department of Surgery
Chief, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Director, Vascular Laboratory, University of Miami Hospital

Rodrigo M. Vianna, MD, PhD
Professor of Clinical

Nestor R. Villamizar, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

W

Medhi Wangpaichitr, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Chairman of Biosafety/Chemical Hygiene at the Miami VA Hospital

Jonelle Wright, PhD
Associate Professor

Y

Danny Yakoub, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Daniel Dante Yeh, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical

Z

Alexander Zaika, PhD
Professor, Department of Surgery

Tanya Zakrison, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Surgery