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Graduates

2021 Graduates

Perel Baral, DO - Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery/Texas Heart Inst., Baylor Coll Med-Houston-TX

Amanda Hangge, DO - Fellowship, Surgical Critical Care, University of Kansas Medical Center

Ryan O'Dell, DO - Private Practice in Grand Junction, CO

Shinal Patel, MD - Private Practice in Jefferson City / Columbia, MO

Randi Ryan, MD - Fellowship, Abdominal Transplant Surgery, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN

Sumaiya Sarwar, MD - Fellowship, Surgical Critical Care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

2020 Graduates

Sam Hong, MD - CTS Fellowship at University of Kansas

Clay King, MD - Transplant Fellowship at University of Kansas

Tyler Mouw, MD - Surgical Oncology Fellowship at University of Louisville, KY

Leigh Anna Robinson, MD - Surgical Critical Care Fellowship in Univ. of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR

Joel VanderVelde, MD - General Bariatric and Vascular Surgery at University of Kansas, St. Francis Campus

2019 Graduates

Kara Hessel, DO - Vascular Fellowship at Ohio State

Lyndsey Kilgore, MD - Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship at M.D. Anderson

Matthew Richey, MD - CTS Fellowship at University of Nebraska Medical Center

Erich Wessel, DO - Critical Care Fellowship at Ohio State

2018 Graduates

Jennifer Lu, D.O. -   Colon and Rectal Fellowship at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center

Duke Pfitzinger D.O. -  Vascular Surgery Fellowship at the University of North Carolina  

Eric Shurtleff D.O. - Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at University of California - Davis Medical Center  

Jonathan Warren D.O. -  Private Practice General Surgery, Olathe Medical Center

2017 Graduates

Christopher Koo, M.D. - Transplant Surgery at University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN

Antonio Lozada, M.D. - Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis, MO

Trey Perry, M.D. - Surgical Critical Care and Trauma Surgery at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC

Scott Turner, M.D. - Trauma/Critical Care at University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI

2016 Graduates

Samantha Alsop, M.D. - Vascular Surgery Fellowship, University of Iowa

Eric Ebaugh, D.O. - Private Practice General Surgery, Moses Lake, WA

Jessica Hogan, M.D. - Vascular Surgery Fellowship, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, TN

Bruce Tjaden, M.D. - Vascular Surgery Fellowship, University of Texas/Memorial Hermann, Houston, TX

2015 Graduates

Alessandra Gasior, D.O.- Pediatric Surgery Colorectal/MIS Fellowship, Children's Nationwide Columbus Ohio

Jerod Grove, M.D.- Private Practice General Surgery, Hays, KS  

Claire Pederson, M.D. - Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, University of Utah    

Anuj Shah, M.D. - Assistant Professor in General Surgery, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine    

Kate Vasconcellos, M.D. -  Colorectal Surgery Fellowship, Greater Baltimore Medical Center

2014 Graduates

William Gibson, D.O. -  Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center

Jessica Heimes, D.O. - Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship, Loma Linda University

Ryan Strain, M.D. - MIS/Bariatric Surgery Fellowship, Universtiy of Missouri

Omar Tahir, M.D. - Vascular Surgery Fellowship, Rush Medical Center

2013 Graduates

Travis Pollema, M.D. - Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship, UCSD, San Diego, CA

Amit Tagger, M.D. - Minimally Invasive/Bariatric Surgery Fellowship, UCSF, Fresno, CA

Stephanie Cohen, M.D. - Plastic Surgery Fellowship, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL

Casey Hertzenberg, M.D. - Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship, University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS

2012 Graduates

Christian Jones, MD - Trauma Critical Care Fellowship, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 

Carrie Laituri, MD - Pediatric Surgery Fellowship, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN

2011 Graduates

Pablo Aguayo, MD - Pediatric Surgery Fellowship, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO

Alfred Casillan, MD, PhD - Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Bobbi Fishinghawk, MD - Private Practice General Surgery, Tahlequah, OK 

Jennifer McAllaster, MD - Private Practice General Surgery, Topeka, KS

2010 Graduates

Travis O. Abicht, MD - Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship,  Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Brandon Cunningham, MD - Private Practice General Surgery, Hays, KS

Peter J. DiPasco, MD - Surgical Oncology Fellowship, University of Miami, Miami, FL

Colleen S. Hupp, DO - Vascular Surgery Fellowship, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Scott Keckler, MD - Pediatric Surgery Fellowship, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK

2009 Graduates

James Howard, MD - Surgical Critical Care & Burns Fellowship, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Stewart Curtsinger, MD - Private Practice General Surgery, Pensacola, FL 

Benjamin Stone, MD - Private Practice General Surgery, Atchinson, KS 

Paul C. Teget, DO - Private Practice General Surgery, Hays, KS

2008 Graduates

Weesam Alkhatib, MD - (Deceased) Vascular Surgery Fellowship, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

John H. Ashcraft, DO - Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship, University of Tennesee, Chattanooga, TN

Mark Birdsong, MD - Private Practice General Surgery, Tulsa, OK

Matt Ostrowitz, MD - Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship, North Shore University Hospital, New York, NY

2007 Graduates

Umraan Ahmad, MD - Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

John R. Alley, MD - Academic General & Emergency Surgery, University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS

Joshua N. Baker, MD - Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

William J. Vinyard, MD - Plastic Surgery Fellowship, UC Davis, Davis, CA

2006 Graduates

Angela Chen, MD - Private Practice General Surgery, San Jose, CA 

Kyle VerSteeg, MD - Burn/Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship, University of Kentucky, Louisville, KY

Franklin Torres, MD - Vascular Surgery Fellowship, University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS 

Angela Jones, MD - Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

2005 Graduates

E. Ragnar Peterson, MD - Private Practice General Surgery, Kansas City, MO

Kristine Freyaldenhoven, MD - Private Practice General Surgery, Shawnee Mission, KS

Ken Ung, MD - Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship, University of Kentucky, Louisville, KY

Mohi Mitiek, MD - Thoracic Oncology & Foregut Surgery Fellowship, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

2004 Graduates

Scott deVillenenuve, MD - Private Practice General Surgery, McKinney, TX

Stephen Lowry, MD - Private Practice General Surgery, Shawnee Mission, KS

G. Pavan Reddy, MD - Private Practice General Surgery, Worthington, MN

Roosevelt Bryant, MD - Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

2003 Graduates

Jeffery Lewis, MD - USAF General Surgery Practice, Nellis AFB, NV

Yuske Yahagi, MD - Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship, UCSF, San Francisco, CA

Shelly Bledsoe, MD - Vascular Surgery Fellowship, University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS

2002 Graduates

Ralph Park, MD - Private Practice General Surgery, Topeka, KS

Ron Moore, MD - Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship, Rush Presbyterian, Chicago, IL

Carlo Jurani, MD - Private Practice General Surgery, Shawnee Mission, KS

Brice Hamilton, MD - Private Practice General Surgery, Shawnee Mission, KS

Joseph Davis, MD - Vascular Surgery Fellowship, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR

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