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department of surgery


Amy Goldberg, MD, FACS

Professor and Chair, Surgery
Chief, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care
Surgeon-in-Chief, Temple University Health System
Director, General Surgery Residency Program


Robert S. Boova, MD

Vice Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery

Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery, Jeanes Hospital

Professor, Clinical Surgery


James P. Bradley, MD
Chief, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Professor, Surgery


Eric T. Choi, MD

Chief, Vascular & Endovascular Surgery

Associate Professor, Surgery


Antonio Di Carlo, MD, CM, FACS, FRCSC
Chief, Abdominal Organ Transplant Surgery
Associate Professor, Surgery


Michael Edwards, MD, FACS
Chief, General & Minimally Invasive Surgery
Director, Bariatric Surgery
Associate Professor, Surgery


Howard M. Ross, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Chief, Colorectal Surgery
Surgical Director, Digestive Disease Center
Professor, Clinical Surgery


Yoshiya Toyoda, MD

Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery
Surgical Director, Heart and Lung Transplantation
Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support
Co-Surgical Director, Temple Heart & Vascular Institute
Professor, Surgery



Donna Jean Barbot, MD

Associate Professor, Surgery (General)


Tatyan Clarke, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery (Bariatric)

Elaine Chan, MD
Associate Professor, Surgery (Trauma/Critical Care)

John Daly, MD
Harry C. Donahoo Professor of Surgery (Oncology)
Surgical Director, William Maul Measey Institute for Clinical Simulation and Patient Safety
Emeritus Dean, Temple University School of Medicine


Elizabeth D. Dauer, MD

Assistant Professor, Clinical Surgery (Trauma/Critical Care)

Ravi Dhanisetty, MD

Assistant Professor, Clinical Surgery (Vascular/Endovascular)

Verdi J. DiSesa, MD, MBA
Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs, Temple University School of Medicine
Chief Operating Officer, Temple University Health System
Professor, Surgery (Cardiovascular)


Scott R. Golarz, MD, FACS

Assistant Professor, Clinical Surgery (Vascular)


Jesus Gomez-Abraham, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery (Cardiovascular)


Andreas Karachristos, MD, PhD, FACS

Associate Professor, Clinical Surgery (Abdominal Organ Transplant)


Sunil Karhadkar, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery (Abdominal Organ Transplantation)


Kelvin Kwan N. Lau, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery (Abdominal Organ Transplant)


Joseph M. Lopez, Jr., MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery (Trauma/Critical Care)


Zoe Maher, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery (Trauma/Critical Care)


Kathryn McCluskey, JD, MPH, PA-C

Assistant Professor, Surgery


Abhijit Pathak, MD

Professor, Surgery (Tramua/Critical Care)
Medical Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit


Matthew Philp, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery (Colorectal)


Kathleen Reilly, MD

Associate Professor, Surgery (Oncology)


Andrew Roberts, MD

Professor, Surgery (Vascular/Endovascular )


Thomas Santora, MD

Professor, Surgery (Trauma/Critical Care)


Frank Schmieder, MD, FACS, RVT

Associate Professor, Surgery (Vascular/Endovascular)


Akira Shiose, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Surgery (Cardiovascular)


Lars Ola Sjoholm, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery (Trauma/Critical Care)


Rohit Soans, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery (General & MIS)


Paul van Bemmelen, MD, PhD, FACS

Professor, Surgery (Vascular/Endovascular)


Ida Janelle Wagner, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery)


Aron Wahrman, MD, MBA, FACS, FCPP

Professor, Clinical Surgery (Plastic and Reconstructive)


Grayson H. Wheatley III, MD, FACS
Director, Aortic and Endovascular Surgery
Associate Professor, Surgery (Cardiovascular)

Alliric Willis, MD

Associate Professor, Surgery (Oncology)

Associate Professor, Fels Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Biology