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Recent Graduates

Finishing fellows all have excellent career opportunities. A majority enter academic or teaching positions. Some enter high-quality clinical practices. There is no set formula for accepting trainees based upon their future career goals. We are looking for surgeons who are likely to be leaders in the field of surgical oncology and their communities.

Below is a list of our Alumni and recent graduates:


  • Raj Vaghjiani - Assistant Professor, University of Texas Medical Branch 
  • Joy Sarkar - Novant Health Weisiger Cancer Center
  • Zachary Stiles - Roswell Park comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Gopal Menon - Goshen Health, Indiana


  • Eihab Abdelfatah - Assistant Professor, Biology, University of Colorado, Academia Primary Research
  • Swagoto Mukhopadhyay - Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, NYU Langone Health
  • Michelle Huyser - Surgical Oncologist, Trinity Health of New England
  • Ankit Patel - Surgical Oncologist, Phoenix Indian Medical Center


  • Irada Ibrahim-Zada - Surgical Oncologist, Rochester Regional Health
  • Konstantinos Chouliaras - Surgical Oncologist, St. Elizabeth Healthcare, Edgewood KY
  • Vikas Satyananda - Surgical Oncology, Baptist MD Anderson
  • Huang, Jing-Li - Surgical Oncology, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center


  • Daniel Joyce - Surgical Oncologist, Summit Cancer Centers, Spokane Valley, WA
  • Hideo Takahashi - Surgeon, Cleveland Clinic
  • Ali Butash - Surgical Oncologist, Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital
  • Daniel Kagedan - Surgeon, St. Luke's University Health Network


  • June Peng – Penn State Cancer Institute, Hershey PA 
  • Julia Terhune – University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore 
  • Judith Sporn – General Surgeon and Surgical Oncologist, Germany


  • Ali Maawy – Surgical Associates of Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Sumana Narayanan – Mount Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Center, Miami Beach, Florida 
  • Aaron Saunders – Summit Cancer Centers, Spokane Valley, Washington
  • Matthew Allen Strode - Womack Army medical Center/Moore Regional Health, North Carolina


  • Lindy Lockwood Davis – Assistant Professor, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
  • Keli Turner – Lexington Surgeons- Lexington, KY
  • Anthony Visioni – Inova health System, Falls Church, Virginia
  • Rupen Shah – Henry Ford Cancer institute, Detroit, Michigan


  • Allison Maciver – London Regional Caner Center, Ontario, Canada
  • Eiser Al-Sukhni – Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Emmanuel Gabriel – Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida
  • Katherine T. Ostapoff – Lexington medical Center, West Columbia, South Carolina


  • Tolutope Oyasiji – Karmanos Cancer institute, Hurley medical center, Flint, Michigan
  • Rebecca Tuttle – Kettering Cancer Care, Kettering, Ohio
  • Smit Singla – Karmanos Cancer Institute, Flint, MI
  • Pragatheeshwar Thirunavukarasu – CTCA, Southwestern Reginal medical Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma