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Our Team

The Acute Care Surgery Division includes 7 fulltime Trauma/Critical Care, Fellowship-trained, attending surgeons. Our surgeons have a dedicated interest in trauma management, pre-hospital system development, comprehensive bum care, surgical critical care, and management of post-injury organ dysfunction.


Paul E. Bankey, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.

Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics


Derek Bell, M.D.

Director, Kessler Burn Center
Assistant Professor of Surgery


Julius D. Cheng, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S

Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics


Mark L. Gestring, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Medical Director, Kessler Trauma Center
Professor of Surgery, Emergency
Medicine and Pediatrics
Chief, Division of Acute Care Surgery


Michael John Nabozny, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Acute Care Surgery


Yanjie Qi, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery
General Surgery Residency Director


Ayodele T. Sangosanya, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery


Nicole A. Stassen, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics
Director, Kessler Family ICU
Program Director


Michael A. Vella, M.D., M.B.A.

Assistant Professor of Surgery