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Past Residents

During the past 11 years, a total of 35 men and 17 women have completed the Chief Residency in General Surgery. 

Two followed their training with military service. 15 have entered private practice and academia each, and an additional 37 continued their training with fellowships in the following areas. 

 

  • Bariatric / MIS Surgery
  • Breast
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Hepatobiliary & Pancreas
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Trauma/Critical Care  
  • Vascular Surgery

 

2021
Heidi Mahnken, MD: Trauma/Critical Care Fellowship, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX
Paul McGaha II, MD: Pediatric Surgery Fellowship, St. Louis Children's Hospital Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Chance Nichols, MD: Trauma/Critical Care Fellowship, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Noah Rozich, MD: Surgical Oncology Fellowship, Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI
Mohamad Sidani, MD: Endocrine Surgery Fellowship, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX
Kiran Venincasa, MD: Private Practice General Surgery, Rockwall, TX

 

2020
Cressilee Bryant, MD: Trauma/Critical Care Fellowship, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN
        (Current position: Faculty at Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN)
Jesse Conner, MD: MIS Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
        (Current position: Private practice in Castle Rock, CO)
Sigrid Johannesen, MD: Cardiothoracic Fellowship, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Omar Qutob, MD: Faculty in General Surgery at The University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK
        (Current position: Breast Surgery Fellowship, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI)
Oscar Talledo, MD: Bariatric Fellowship, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
       (Current position: Private practice in Little Rock, AR)
Kayla Watkins, MD: MIS Fellowship, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
        (Current position: Private practice in Duncan, OK)

 

2019
Benjamin Axtman, MD: Trauma/Critical Care Fellowship, University of Texas, San Antonio, TX
        (Current position: Private practice in Bismarck, ND)
Christopher Henry, MD: Vascular Surgery Fellowship, Baylor University, Dallas, TX
        (Current position: Faculty at Baylor University, Dallas, TX)
Mary Lindemuth, MD: Breast Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
        (Current position: Private practice in Oklahoma City, OK)
Cullen McCarthy, MD: Vascular Fellowship, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
        (Current position: Private practice in Mobile, AL)
Emily Switzer, MD: Trauma/Critical Care Fellowship, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
        (Current position: Faculty at The University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA)

 

2018 
Ademola Adeseye, MD: Cardiac Surgery Fellowship, Texas Heart Institute/Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
        (Current position: Private practice in Rome, GA)
Morgan Bonds, MD: Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Fellowship, Virginia Mason, Seattle, WA
        (Current position: Faculty at The University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK)
Magendran Danapal, MD: Vascular Surgery Fellowship, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC
       (Current position: Private practice in Bowling Green, KY)
Alessandra Landmann, MD: Pediatric Surgery Fellowship, The University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK
Pediatric Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
        (Current position: Faculty at The University of Oklahoma Children's, Oklahoma City, OK)
Frank Wood, MD: Trauma/Critical Care Fellowship, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
        (Current position: Faculty at The University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK)

2017 
Fadi Balla, MD: MIS Fellowship, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
        (Current position: Faculty at Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR)
Juan Claros Sorto, MD: Breast Surgery Fellowship, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.                                           
       (Current position: Faculty at The University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK)
David Freeman, MD: Private practice, General Surgery, Albuquerque, NM
Benjamin Greif, MD: Expeditionary Surgeon, US Army
        (Current Position: Vascular Surgery Fellowship, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Danville, PA)
Alex Schutz, MD: Cardiac Surgery Fellowship, Texas Heart Institute/Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
        (Current position: Faculty at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX)

2016 
Kristina Booth, MD: Colorectal Surgery Fellowship, Texas Health Presbyterian/University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX.
        (Current position: Faculty at The University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK)
Jessica Enix, MD: Private practice, General Surgery, Chickasaw Nation Med Center, Ada, OK
Jeremy Irvan, MD: Vascular Surgery Fellowship, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Danville, PA
        (Current position: Faculty at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine)
Luciano Poggi, MD: MIS Fellowship, St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, IN
        (Current position: Private practice in Lima, Peru)
Alex Raines, MD: Faculty in General Surgery at The University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK

2015 
Abigail Maze-White, MD: Private practice, General Surgery, Jacksonville, IL
Timothy Weaver, MD: Private practice, General Surgery, Yukon, OK
Ryan Wicks, MD: Private practice, General Surgery, Oklahoma City, OK
Douglas Wiseman, MD: Endocrine Surgery Fellowship, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD

        (Current position: Private practice in Chicago, IL)

 

2014
Edgar Bedolla, MD: Plastic Surgery Fellowship, University of Miami, Miami, FL
        (Current position: Private practice in Southlake, TX)
Juan Calisto, MD: Pediatric Surgery Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Pediatric Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
        (Current position: Faculty at University of Miami Children's, Miami, FL)
Stephen Hersperger, MD: Trauma/Critical Care Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
        (Current position: Faculty at Orlando Health, Orlando, FL)
Jeremy Johnson, MD: Pediatric Surgery Fellowship, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK
        (Current position: Faculty at The University of Oklahoma Children's, Oklahoma City, OK)
David Sheperd, MD: US Navy
        (Current position: Private practice, General Surgery, Enid, OK)

 

2013
Allison Murphree, MD: Faculty in General Surgery at The University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK
        (Current position: Private practice, General Surgery, Oklahoma City, OK)
Arpit Patel, MD: Colorectal Surgery Fellowship, Baylor University, Dallas, TX
        (Current position: Private practice in Phoenix, AZ)
Sajid Shad, MD: Vascular Surgery Fellowship, Baylor University, Houston, TX
        (Current position: Private practice in Baltimore, MD)

 

2012
John Makipour, MD: Private practice, General Surgery, Midwest City, OK
Elizabeth Papaila, MD: Private practice, General Surgery, Plano, TX
Daniel Shepherd, MD: Private practice, General Surgery, Oklahoma City, OK
Andrew Standerwick, MD: MIS Fellowship, Summa Health, Akron, OH
        (Current position: Private practice in Dallas, TX)

 

2011
Steven Carter, MD: Colorectal Surgery Fellowship, Baylor Dallas, Dallas, TX
        (Current position: Faculty at The University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK)
Aimee Levy, MD: Faculty in General Surgery at The University of Oklahoma and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK
Jennifer McEvoy, MD: Private practice, General Surgery, Modesto, CA
Lindsay Pena, MD: Private practice, General Surgery, Durant, OK