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Current and Past Residents

During the past ten years, a total of 31 men and 15 women have completed the Chief Residency in General Surgery. 

Two followed their training with military service. Sixteen entered private practice or academia, and an additional 28 continued their training with fellowships in the following areas. 

  • Breast
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Hepatobiliary & Pancreas
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Trauma/Critical Care  
  • Vascular Surgery


Current Residents Program Years 1-5

 

PGY-5

PG5 – Chief Residents
Front Row
Kiran Venincasa, MD, University of Miami LM Miller School Of Medicine
Heidi Mahnken, MD, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
 
Back Row
Mohamad Sidani, MD, American University of Beirut
Chance Nichols, MD, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Paul McGaha II, MD, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Noah Rozich, MD, University of Wisconsin Medical School
 

PGY-4

PG4
Front Row
Aditi Jalla, M.D., University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Jaclyn Isabella, M.D., Louisiana State University School of Medicine Shreveport
 
Back Row
Maureen Mannas, MD, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Arthur Grimes, MD, Lousiana State University School of Medicine Shreveport
Rachael Palumbo, MD, Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Bailey Kleis, MD, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine

 

PGY-3

PG3
Front Row
Andrea Geddes, MD, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Lindsay Lindsey, MD, University of South Alabama College of Medicine
Taylor Martin, MD, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
 
Back Row
Tyler Leiva, MD, Louisiana State University School of Medicine Shreveport
Areej Sami, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine
Andrew Murphy, MD, Louisiana State University School of Medicine Shreveport

 

PGY-2

PG2
Front Row
Taylor Wilkinson, MD, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Joy Trimble, MD, University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Lily Nguyen, MD, Texas A&M University College of Medicine
 
Back Row
Connor Wilkinson, MD, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Jacob O’Dell, MD, R Franklin University of Medicine and Science Chicago Medical School
Christopher Jeffery, MD, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine

 

PGY-1

PG1
Front Row
Abby Rinchuso, MD, University of Arkansas College of Medicine
Gaby Urdaneta Perez, MD, Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad de Zulia
Jillian Harsha, MD, Preliminary University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Brooke Snyder, MD, University of Nebraska College of Medicine
 
Back Row
Paige Mihalsky, MD, Preliminary University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Eric Skaggs, MD, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Chason Farnell, MD, University of Alabama School of Medicine
Babawale Oluborode, MD, Preliminary Obafemi Awolowo College of Health
Michael Puccinelli, MD, University of Alabama School of Medicine
 

Recent Graduates 

2020
Cressi Bryant, MD: Trauma/Critical Care Fellowship, University of Indiana Health, Indianapolis, IN
Jesse Conner, MD: MIS Fellowship, Baylor University, Houston, TX
Sigrid Johannesen, MD: Cardiac Fellowship, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Omar Qutob, MD: Academic Medicine, General Surgery University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK
Oscar Talledo, MD: Bariatric Fellowship, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Kayla Watkins, MD: MIS Fellowship, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
 

2019
Benjamin Axtman, MD Trauma/Critical Care Fellowship, University of Texas San Antonio, TX
Christopher Henry, MD Vascular Surgery Fellowship, Baylor University, Dallas, TX
Mary Lindemuth, MD Breast Fellowship, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD
Cullen McCarthy, MD Vascular Fellowship, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
Emily Switzer, MD Trauma/Critical Care Fellowship, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

2018 
Ademola Adeseye, MD: Cardiac Fellowship, Texas Heart Institute/Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Morgan Bonds, MD: Hepato-Pancreato-Billiary Fellowship, Virginia Mason, Seattle, WA
Magendran Danapal, MD: Vascular Surgery Fellowship, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC
Alessandra Landmann, MD: Pediatric Surgery Fellowship, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK
Frank Wood, MD: Trauma Critical Care Fellowship, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

2017 
Fadi Balla, MD: MIS Fellowship, Emory Endosurgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA  
Juan Claros Sorto, MD: Academic Medicine, General Surgery University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK 
David Freeman, MD: Private Practice, General Surgery, Albuquerque, NM
Benjamin Greif, MD: Army  
Alex Schutz, MD: Cardiac Fellowship, Texas Heart Institute/Baylor COM, Houston, TX

2016 
Kristina Booth, MD: Academic Medicine, Associate Program Director, General Surgery University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK
Jessica Enix, MD: Private Practice, General Surgery, Chickasaw Nation Med Center, Ada, OK
Jeremy Irvan, MD: Vascular Fellowship, Geisinger Commonwealth SOM, Danville, PA
Luciano Poggi, MD: MIS Fellowship, St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, IN
Alex Raines, MD: Academic Medicine, General Surgery University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK

2015 
Abigail Maze-White, MD: Private Practice, General Surgery 
Timothy Weaver, MD: Private Practice, General Surgery 
Ryan Wicks, MD: Private Practice, General Surgery 
Douglas Wiseman, MD: Endocrine Surgery, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD