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Neurosurgery welcomes new residents

Neurosurgery welcomes new residents

Adip Bhargav, M.D., and Rakan Dodin, M.D., were announced as new residents in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Bhargav earned his medical degree from the Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, where he received several honors, including the Howard Hughes Medical Research Fellowship and the Above and Beyond Recognition: Teamwork in Neurosurgery Award. He also was a finalist in the Alligator Tank Healthcare Innovation Contest. A rising researcher, Bhargav successfully completed a research fellowship studying novel therapies for brain cancer, and he is credited with more than 15 publications. He also holds a bachelor of science degree in neurobiology and physiology with a minor in French studies from the University of Maryland. Outside of medicine, his interests include tennis, table tennis, running, chess, writing/digital illustration.

Dodin completed his medical degree at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, where he was awarded the Karen and Elvira Lynner Scholarship. In addition to being a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Dodin was elected to the organization's board of directors. He also served as one of the first leaders of the newly formed medical school neurosurgery interest group. Dodin earned a bachelor of arts in biology and public health at the University of Minnesota. Beyond medicine, his other interests include tennis, DJing, reading and philosophy.

The seven-year neurosurgery training program in the KU School of Medicine offers two residency positions annually and features a complement of 14 residents. Bhargav and Dodin began their residencies on July 1.

Department of Neurosurgery

University of Kansas Medical Center
3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Mailstop 3021
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-0356
Fax: 913-588-6061