Alumni

Current Pediatric Surgery Fellows:

Somala Mohammed

Dr. Somala Mohammed
Dr. Somala Mohammed is a clinical fellow in pediatric surgery at Boston Children’s Hospital.  She completed her general surgery training at Baylor College of Medicine and her medical degree at Harvard Medical School.

Prathima Nandivada

Dr. Prathima Nandivada 
Dr. Prathima Nandivada is a clinical fellow in pediatric surgery at Boston Children’s Hospital.  She completed her general surgery training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and her medical degree at SUNY Stony Brook University School of Medicine.

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Dr. Hester Shieh
Dr. Hester Shieh is a clinical fellow in pediatric surgery at Boston Children’s Hospital.  She completed her general surgery training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center and her medical degree at The University of Arizona College of Medicine.


Graduates of the Pediatric Surgery Fellowship

Boston Children’s Hospital Pediatric Surgery Fellowship Program

List of Graduates from 2019 to 1937: 

2019
Farokh Demehri, MD
Assistant in Surgery
Department of Surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital
General Surgery Training Program

2018
Bharath Nath, M.D., Ph.D.
Pediatric Surgeon
Fairfax Neonatal Associates, Fairfax, VA

Benjamin Zendejas-Mummert, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital

2017
Alex Cuenca, M.D.
Assistant in Surgery
Department of Surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital
General Surgery Training Program: Shands Teaching Hospital, Gainesville, FL
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

2016
Amar Nijagal, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
General Surgery Training Program: University of California, San Francisco, CA

Andrew J. Murphy, M.D.
Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty
Chief, General Pediatric Surgery Division
Pediatric Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program Director

2015
Brent Weil, M.D.
Assistant in Surgery, Department of Surgery
Boston Children’s Hospital
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
General Surgery Training Program: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

2014
Elisabeth Tracy, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
General Surgery Training Program: Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

Hariharan Thangarajah, M.D., MPH
Assistant Professor of Surgery
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego, CA
General Surgery Training Program: Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Stanford, CA

2013
Emily Durkin, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery
Pediatric Surgeons of West Michigan, P.C.
Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine, Grand Rapids, MI
General Surgery Training Program: University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics
Madison, WI

2012
Elizabeth Soukup, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Elliot Hospital Pediatric Surgery
Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine, Manchester, NH
General Surgery Training Program: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Sang Lee, M.D.
Pediatric Surgeon, California Pediatric Surgical Group
Cottage Health, Santa Barbara, CA
General Surgery Training Program: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

 

2011
Biren Modi, M.D.
Assistant in Surgery, Department of Surgery
Boston Children’s Hospital
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
General Surgery Training Program: Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

2010
Kimberly Riehle, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery and Pathology
Seattle Children’s Hospital
Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery
University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
General Surgery Training Program: University of Washington, Seattle, WA

2009
Charles Jason Smithers, M.D.
Pediatric Surgeon, EAT Program Lead
John Hopkins All Children's Hospital
St. Petersburg, FL 

 

2008
Patrick J. Javid, M.D.                                
Associate Professor of Surgery and Pathology
Seattle Children’s Hospital
Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery
University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington
General Surgery Training Program: Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

2007
Bradley C. Linden, M.D
Pediatric Surgeon, Pediatric Surgical Associates
Children's Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

 

2006
Christopher B. Weldon, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program
Children's Hospital Boston
Associate Professor in Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

2005
Christopher S. Muratore, M.D.
Chief, Pediatric Surgery Division, Renaissance School of Medicine 
Professor of Surgery, Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY

 

2004
Sidney M. Johnson, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii
Chief of General Surgery
Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children
Honolulu, HI

2003
Edmund Y. Yang, M.D., Ph.D.
Pediatric Surgeon, PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Physicians 
PeaceHealth
Springfield, OR

 

2002
Heung Bae Kim, M.D.                   
Director, Pediatric Transplant Center, Boston Children’s Hospital
Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

2001
Konstantinos Papadakis, M.D.
Assistant in Surgery, Children's Hospital Boston
Assistant Professor in Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Mark Puder, M.D, Ph.D.
Associate in Surgery, Children's Hospital Boston
Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

2000
Thomas E. Hamilton, M.D.
Assistant in Surgery
Assistant Program Director, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship Training Program
Boston Children’s Hospital
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

1999
Anne C. Fischer, M.D
Pediatric General And Thoracic Surgery
Regional Medical Director Of Pediatric Surgery
Palm Beach Children's Surgical Specialists
West Palm Beach, FL

 

1998
John DiFiore, M.D.
Staff Pediatric Surgeon
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, OH

1997
Terry Buchmiller, M.D.
Assistant in Surgery, Children's Hospital Boston
Co-Director, Advanced Fetal Care Center
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

1996
Russell Jennings, M.D.
Associate in Surgery, Children's Hospital Boston
Co-director, Esophageal Advanced Treatment Center
Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

1995
Nicholas C. Saenz, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Surgery
University of California, San Diego
Rady Children’s Hospital
San Diego, CA

1994
Steven J. Fishman, M.D.
Chief, Department of Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital 
Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Stuart and Jane Weitzman Family Chair in Surgery
Co-director, Vascular Anomalies Center
Boston, MA

 

1993
Michael G. Caty, M.D., MMM
Robert Pritzker Professor of Surgery (Pediatrics) and Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Pediatric Surgery, Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital
New Haven, CT

 

1992
Steven Stylianos, M.D.
Division Chief of Pediatric Surgery, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian
Rudolph N Schullinger Professor of Surgery, Columbia University 
New York, NY

 

1991
Jay J. Schnitzer, M.D., Ph.D.
Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, The MITRE Corporation
Bedford, MA

 

1990
Dennis Lund, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer, Stanford Children's Health
Associate Dean of the Faculty for Maternal and Child Health and Elizabeth Wood Dunlevie Professor, Stanford University 
Palo Alto, CA

 

1989
Jay M. Wilson, M.D
Retired Senior Associate in Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital
Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

1988
N. Scott Adzick, M.D.
Surgeon-in-Chief
Founder & Director, Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA

1987
Michael P. LaQuaglia, M.D.
Chief Emeritus, Pediatric Surgical Service
Joseph H. Burchenal Chair in Pediatrics
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

 

1986
Craig W. Lillehei, M.D.
Senior Associate in Surgery Transplant Surgeon
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Boston Children's Hospital
Boston, MA

1985
Robert C. Shamberger, M.D.
Chief Emeritus, Department of Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital
Robert E. Gross Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

 

1984
Preston R. Black, M.D.
Deceased

1983
Joseph P. Vacanti, M.D.
Surgeon in Chief, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children
Deputy Director, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
John Homans Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

1982
Theodore Z. Polley, Jr., M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery
Active Emeritus, Pediatric Surgery
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, MI

1981
Richard P. Harmel, Jr., M.D.
St. Petersburg, FL

1980
John Noseworthy, M.D.
Deceased

1979
David Tapper, M.D.
Deceased

1978
Marshall Z. Schwartz, M.D.
Professor, Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC

 

1977
Charles D. Smith, M.D.
Gerald Weinberg, M.D.

1976
Pedro J. Rossello, M.D.

1975
Thomas V.N. Ballantine, M.D.

1974
Howard M. Snyder, III, M.D.

1973
Anton Vos, M.D.
George G. Mackie, M.D.

1972
Arvin I. Philippart, M.D.
Timothy G. Canty, M.D.

1971
Willis H. Williams, M.D.
Alberto Pena, M.D.

1970
Samuel H. Kim, M.D.
Stephen J. Shochat, M.D.
Justin H. Kelly, M.D.

1969
Peter B. Mansfield, M.D.

1968
J. Bruce McGovern, M.D.
Arnold C. Coran, M.D.

1967
Edward S. Tank, M.D.
Kenneth R.T. Tyson, M.D.
David S. Trump, M.D.

1966
Louis F. Plazak, M.D.
John D. Burrington, M.D.

1965
Richard K. Danis, M.D.
Angelo J. Eraklis, M.D.
Thomas C. Putnam, M.D.

1964
Robert M. Filler, M.D.
Laurence A. Somers, M.D.

1963
George A. Harkins, M.D.
William N. Kincannon, M.D.

1962
David L. Collins, M.D.
Lucian L. Leape, M.D.

1961
Gianfranco Frittelli, M.D.
Judson G. Randolph, M.D.
Gerald T. Zwiren

1960
Richard S. Owings, M.D.
Jens G. Rosenkrantz, M.D.
Keith M. Schneider, M.D.
Arnold H. Colodny, M.D.
S. Frank Redo, M.D.
W. Hardy Hendren, III, M.D.

1959
Alf E. Gunderson, M.D.
Thomas M. Holder, M.D.

1958
Robert G. Allen, M.D.
Frank Rathauser, M.D.
Lester R. Sauvage, M.D.
Thomas S. Morse, M.D.
Morton M. Woolley, M.D.

1957
Lester W. Martin, M.D.
Adrian Jenson, M.D.
Alan D. Shafer, M.D.

1956
Earle L. Wrenn, Jr., M.D.
E. Ide Smith, M.D.

1955
Robert J. Izant, Jr., M.D.
Samuel R. Schuster, M.D.
James R. Lloyd, M.D.
William Richardson, M.D.

1954
Harry C. Bishop, M.D.
Theodore C. Jewett, Jr., M.D.

1953
Pieter A. DeVries, M.D.
Colin C. Ferguson, M.D.

1952
Hugh B. Lynn, M.D.
George W. Holcomb, M.D.

1951
Nicholas M. Stahl, M.D.
Irving A. Meeker, M.D.
Richard Lemmer, M.D.

1950
Lawrence K. Pickett, M.D.

1949
Luther A. Longino, M.D.
Thomas C. Moore, M.D.
Bernard J. Spencer, M.D.

1948
Luke W. Able, M.D.
H. WM. Clatworthy, Jr., M.D.
Kenneth J. Welch, M.D.

1947
Joseph R. Bowman, M.D.

1946
Willis J. Potts, M.D.
Paul E. Ware, M.D.
Daniel M. Hays, M.D.
C. Everett Koop, M.D.

1944
William H. Scott, Jr., M.D.

1943
Henry Swan, M.D.
Tague C. Chisholm, M.D.

1942
Alexander Bill, M.D.

1941
Robert R. White, M.D.
Charles L. Dimmler, M.D.
Orvar Swenson, M.D.

1940
Dean W. Tanner, M.D.

1939
Thomas W. Botsford, M.D.
Jesus Lozoya-Solis, M.D.

1938
Robert E. Gross, M.D.

1937
Charles Ferguson, M.D.