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Current Residents

Meet the Department of Surgery residents at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Class of 2022

Justin Beck, MD
  • Medical School: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
  • Undergraduate: University of Oklahoma
  • Clinical Interest: General / Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Hometown: Mustang, OK

Joseph Brungardt, MD

  • Post-Graduation Plans: Surgical Oncology fellowship at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • Medical School: University of Kansas, Wichita
  • Graduate: Wichita State University
  • Undergraduate: Benedictine College
  • Hometown: Wichita, KS

Charlene Dekonenko, MD
  • Post-Graduation Plans: Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO
  • Pediatric Research Fellowship, Children's Mercy Hospital, 7/1/2018 - 6/30/2020
  • Medical School: University of New Mexico
  • Undergraduate: St. Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas
  • Hometown: San Antonio, TX

Craig Follette, DO
  • Post-Graduation Plans: Fellowship, Surg Critical Care/Acute Care, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center - NC
  • Medical School: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Undergraduate: Northwestern College
  • Hometown: Grinnell, IA

Mrinalini Patil, MD
  • Post-Graduation Plans: Fellowship, Vascular Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Medical School: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
  • Undergraduate: Oklahoma State University
  • Hometown: Stillwater, OK

Class of 2023

William Isom, MD
  • Medical School: Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
  • Undergraduate: University of Wyoming
  • Clinical Interest: General Surgery
  • Hometown: Lyman, Wyoming

Javaneh Jabbari, MD
  • Medical School: Creighton University of Medicine
  • Undergraduate: John Hopkins University
  • Clinical Interest: Critical Care/ Trauma, Vascular
  • Hometown: Baltimore, MD

Adam Kahle, MD
  • Medical School: University of Nebraska College of Medicine
  • Undergraduate: University of Nebraska
  • Clinical Interest: Transplant/HPB
  • Research Interest: HPB/Transplant Surgery and Medical Education
  • Hometown: Dorchester, NE

Sean Liebscher, MD
  • Medical School: Loyola University of Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine
  • Undergraduate: University of Notre Dame
  • Clinical Interest: General Surgery / Vascular Surgery
  • Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

Amanda Sutherland, MD
  • Medical School: University of Kansas School of Medicine
  • Undergraduate: Miami University
  • Clinical Interest: Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Hometown: Overland Park, KS

Class of 2024

Patrick Chizek, DO
  • Medical School: Des Moines University of College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Undergraduate: University of Northern Iowa
  • Clinical Interest: Colorectal
  • Hometown: Cedar Rapids, IA

Brian Cummiskey, MD
  • Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Undergraduate and Graduate Purdue University
  • Clinical Interest: Global Surgery & Medical Education
  • Hometown: Fort Wayne, IN

Derek Marlor, MD
  • Medical School: University of Colorado
  • Undergraduate: University of Colorado & Brigham Young University
  • Clinical Interest: Pediatric Surgery & Medical Education
  • Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

Babak Mohammadian, DO
  • Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
  • Undergraduate: University of California
  • Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Quinn Nix, MD
  • Medical School: University of South Carolina School of Medicine
  • Undergraduate: Clemson University
  • Hometown: Pickens, South Carolina

Class of 2025

Christopher Camarata, MD
  • Medical School: University of Kansas School of Medicine
  • Undergraduate: Loyola Univ. Chicago
  • Hometown: Overland Park, KS

Corey Hounschell, DO
  • Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences.
  • Undergraduate: Missouri Southern State Univ. 
  • Hometown: Joplin, MO

Jourdaen Sanchez, MD
  • Medical School: University of Kansas School of Medicine
  • Undergraduate: Rhodes College, Memphis, TN
  • Hometown: Overland Park, KS

Thomas Schermoly, DO
  • Medical School: Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Undergraduate: Drake University, Des Moines, IA
  • Hometown: Olathe, KS

J. Caleb Shahbandeh, MD, MPH
  • Medical School: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
  • Undergraduate: University of Oklahoma
  • Hometown: Tulsa, OK

Class of 2026

Terra Hill, MD
  •  Medical School: University of Kansas School of Medicine
  •  Graduate: John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  •  Undergraduate: Howard University, Washington, DC
  •  Hometown: Kansas City, KS

Connor King, MD
  • Medical School: University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine
  • Undergraduate: Southeast Missouri State University
  • Hometown: Jackson, MO

Tateum Mattingly, MD
  • Medical School: University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Undergraduate: Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
  • Hometown: Hoisington, KS / Lincoln, NE

Alexander Reeb, DO
  • Medical School: University of North Texas Health Sciences Center, College of Osteopathic College. Fort Worth, TX
  • Undergraduate: The University of Texas at Austin, TX
  • Hometown: Fort Worth, TX

Julia Alexandra Sullivan, MD
  • Medical School: University De Navarra, Spain
  • Undergraduate: University of Missouri, Kansas City
  • Hometown: Kansas City, MO

KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
Department of Surgery
Mail Stop 2005
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-3117