Key Faculty

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Key Faculty

Our program has a superior staff at all our teaching hospitals. Our surgery faculty has a longstanding commitment to surgical education. We are excited about the faculty members added within the past few years, including individuals in general surgery, gynecologic oncology, trauma surgery, surgical critical care, vascular, thoracic and transplant surgery.

Richard Sidwell, M.D., FACS

Program Director

 Jeffrey Dietzenbach, M.D., FACS

Assistant Program Director

Molly Gross, M.D.

Colorectal Service Director


Christopher Martin, M.D., FACS

Broadlawns Director

Eric Scott, M.D., FACS

Vascular Service Director

Carlos Pelaez, M.D., FACS

Trauma Service Director



Mark Reece, M.D., FACS

Plastics Service Director

Onyebuchi Ukabiala, M.D., FACS

Pediatric Service Director



Qasim Chaudhry, M.D.

Surgical Oncology and Transplant Director