General Surgery Current Residents and Graduates

PGY 5
  • Mena Bekhit, MD

    • Undergraduate: University of Florida

    • Medical Degree: University of Central Florida  

  • Heidi Emrani, MD

    • Undergraduate: Colorado State University

    • Medical Degree: University of Central Florida  

  • Jocelyn Hunter, MD

    • Undergraduate: Oklahoma University

    • Medical Degree: Oklahoma University School of Medicine

  • Gretchen Stieg, MD

    • Undergraduate: The Ohio State University

    • Medical Degree: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

  • Joseph Sujka, MD 

    • Undergraduate: University of North Florida 

    • Medical Degree: St. George’s University College of Medicine 

PGY 4

  • Dariam Cardentey Oliva, MD

    • Undergraduate: University of Central Florida

    • Medical Degree: University of South Florida

  • Kojo Dadzie, MD

    • Undergraduate: Valdosta State University

    • Medical School: Medical College of Georgia 

  • Alison Tammany, MD

    • Undergraduate: Emory University

    • Medical Degree: Medical College of Georgia

  • Jessica Treto, MD

    • Undergraduate: University of Central Florida

    • Medical Degree: Loma Linda University School of Medicine  

  • Eric Wherley, MD

    • Undergraduate: University of Virginia

    • Medical Degree: Florida International University College of Medicine

PGY 3

  • Caleb King, MD

    • Undergraduate: University of Georgia 

    • Medical Degree: Medical College of Georgia

  • Leslie Meredith, MD

    • Undergraduate: University of Georgia 

    • Medical Degree: Mercer University

  • Gesnyr Ocean, MD 

    • Undergraduate: Florida A&M University

    • Medical Degree: Florida State University College of Medicine  

  • Alexis Schlosser, MD

    • Undergraduate: Youngstown State University 

    • Medical Degree: Northeast Ohio Medical College

  • Steffi Sharma, MD

    • Undergraduate: 

    • Medical Degree:  Manipal University (Auckland, New Zealand) 

  • Timothy Smith, MD

    • Undergraduate: University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign 

    • Medical Degree: Michigan State University

  • Stephanie Trout, MD

    • Undergraduate: University of Florida 

    • Medical Degree: University of South Florida

PGY 2

  • Estela Abich, MD

  • Ben Castro, MD 

  • Jason Miller, MD 

  • David Motola, MD

  • Ana Segura, MD

  • Lucy Woodley, MD

PGY 1

Categorical 

  • Sara Ardila, MD

  • Jacob Bruno-Friedman, MD

  • Alexander Halinski, MD

  • Morgan Kirkpatrick, MD

  • Bhupaul Ramsuchit, MD

  • Jacqueline Seoane, MD

Preliminary 

  • Alana Cahill, MD

  • Samantha Cleveland, MD 

  • Catherine Donat, MD

  • Caitlin Li, MD

  • Nicole Stewart, MD

  • Eric Tyler, MD

Graduates

Fifty percent of our chief residents choose to do a fellowship following graduation. Recent graduates have obtained fellowship positions in breast surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, colon and rectal, minimally invasive surgery, plastic surgery, surgical critical care as well as vascular surgery. Of those residents who establish a general surgery practice following their training at ORMC, most choose to stay in the Central Florida area.

Former Graduates Locations

2019

  • Megan Post, MD – Private Practice General & Acute Care Surgery (Dallas, TX)

  • Lamar Moree, MD – Vascular Surgery Fellowship (Memphis, TN)

  • Kevin Treto, MD – Vascular Surgery Fellowship (Knoxville, TN)

2018

  • Andrew Gratzon, MD – Plastic Surgery Fellowship (Houston, TX)

  • Kathleen Relihan, MD – Private Practice General & Acute Care Surgery in Orlando, FL. Completed Surgical Critical Care Fellowship (Orlando Health)

  • Stephen Spencer, MD – Private Practice (Indiana) 

  • Brittany Warren, MD - Private Practice General & Acute Care Surgery in Orlando, FL. Completed Surgical Critical Care Fellowship (University of Alabama – Birmingham)

  • Alyssa Wier, MD – Private Practice Memphis, TN. Completed Minimally Invasive Fellowship in Orlando, FL. 

2017

  • Alvaro Bada, MD - Private Practice General Surgery (Port Charlotte, FL)

  • Joshua Corsa, MD – Private Practice Military. Completed Surgical Critical Care Fellowship (University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center)

  • Ashley Frommelt, MD - Plastic Surgery Fellowship (Lahey Clinic, Boston)

  • Danielle Henry, MD – Private Practice Breast Surgery in Orlando, FL. Completed Breast Fellowship (Tampa, FL)

  • Andrew Loudon, MD – Private Practice Cleveland, Ohio. Completed Surgical Critical Care Fellowship (The Ohio State University, Ohio) 

2016

  • Dr. Amanda Burns -  Private Practice General Surgery (Ocala, FL)

  • Dr. Bobby Gibbons, II  - Private Practice General Surgery  (Dr. Phillips Hospital, Orlando, FL)

  • Dr. James Kotick, -  Private Practice Sarasota, FL. Complete Plastic Surgery Fellowship (Lahey Clinic, Boston)

  • Dr. Thomas Painter -  Private Practice General Surgery Air force (Europe & Japan)

  • Dr. Nelson Royall -  Private Practice Oklahoma. Complete Hepatobiliary Fellowship (Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio)