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Contributors

Editors

Amit D. Tevar, MD
Transplant Surgery Fellow
Division of Transplantation
Department of Surgery
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio

Rafael E. Azuaje, MD
Minimally Invasive and Endoscopic Surgery Fellow
Department of Surgery
University of Miami
Jackson Memorial Hospital
Miami, Florida

Larry T. Micon, MD, FACS
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Assistant Director, Surgery Education
Methodist Hospital of Indiana
Indianapolis, Indiana

Contributors

John D. Abad, MD (Abdominal and Chest Trauma)
General Surgery Resident
Department of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Rafael E. Azuaje, MD
Fellow, Minimally Invasive and Endoscopic Surgery
Department of Surgery
University of Miami
Jackson Memorial Hospital
Miami, Florida

Christa Balanoff, MD (Breast Surgery)
Staff Breast Surgeon
Department of Surgery
St. Vincent Hospital
Indianapolis, Indiana
Department of Surgery
Women's Hospital
Indianapolis, Indiana

Christopher M. Bearden, MD (Hemostasis and Coagulation)
General Surgery Resident
Department of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Matthew W. Blanton, MD (Abdominal and Chest Trauma)
General Surgery Resident
Department of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Edward J. Brizendine, MS (Biostatistics)
Biostatistician
Division of Biostatistics
Department of Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Thomas A. Broadie, MD, PhD, FACS (Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia)
Frederick W. Taylor Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Michael T. Broman, MD (Cell Physiology and Structure)
MD/PhD Student
Department of Surgery
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

David Camp, MD (Anesthesia)
Anesthesia Resident
Department of Anesthesia
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Rabih A. Chaer, MD (Liver)
General Surgery Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Joseph Chao, MD (Cell Physiology and Structure)
Medical Student
Department of Surgery
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Jennifer Choi, MD (Small Bowel)
General Surgery Resident
Department of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

John P. Clark, MD (Medicolegal Considerations)
Department of Family Medicine
Methodist Hospital
St. Louis Park, Minnesota
William Mitchell College of Law
St. Paul, Minnesota

John J. Coleman III, MD (Burns)
James E. Bennett Professor of Plastic Surgery
Director, Division of Plastic Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana
Department of Surgery
Indiana University Medical Center
Indianapolis, Indiana

Michael Dalsing, MD, FACS (Vascular Surgery)
Professor of Surgery
Director, Section of Vascular Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Akinsansoye K. Dosekun, MD (Fluids and Electrolytes)
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School
Houston, Texas

Tyler Emley, MD (Urologic Surgery)
Urology Resident
Department of Urology
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Terrence J. Endres, MD (Orthopedics)
Staff Orthopedic Surgeon
Orthopaedic Associates of Grand Rapids
Spectrum Health—Butterworth
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Andrew C. Eppstein, MD (Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatrics)
General Surgery Resident
Department of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Mauricio Antonio Escobar, MD (Preoperative Evaluation)
Staff General Surgeon
Frio Regional Hospital
Pearsall, Texas

Mauricio Antonio Escobar Jr., MD
General Surgery Resident
Department of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

N. Joseph Espat, MD, MS, FACS (Cell Physiology and Structure, Liver, Pancreas)
Associate Professor
Hepatobiliary and Oncologic Surgery
University of Illinois at Chicago
University Hospitals and Clinics
Chicago, Illinois

Kevin W. Finkel, MD, FACP (Fluids and Electrolytes)
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Renal Disease and Hypertension and Section of Nephrology
The University of Texas-Houston Medical School
Houston, Texas
The University of Texas-MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

Earl A. Gage, MD (Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia)
General Surgery Resident
Department of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Satinderjit Singh Gill, MD (Vascular Trauma)
General Surgery Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
Spartanburg Regional Medical Center
Spartanburg, South Carolina

Sunil Gollapudi, MD (Fluids and Electrolytes)
Staff Physician
Department of Nephrology
Methodist Hospital
Indianapolis, Indiana

Julius M. Goodman, MD (Pituitary, Neurosurgery)
Clinical Professor of Neurological Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana
Clarian Health-Methodist-Indiana University—Riley
Indianapolis Neurosurgical Group
Indianapolis, Indiana

Christian S. Hinrichs, MD (Soft Tissue Sarcoma and Skin)
Surgical Oncology Fellow
State University of New York at Buffalo
Buffalo, New York
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Buffalo, New York

Thomas J. Howard, MD (Biliary Tract)
Associate Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

David H. Jho, MD (Cell Physiology and Structure)
MD/PhD Student
Department of Surgery
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Olaf B. Johansen, MD, FACS, FASCRS (Anorectal Disease)
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana
Department of Colorectal Surgery
St. Francis Hospital
Moorseville, Indiana

Anthony Keever, MD (Anesthesia)
Anesthesia Resident
Department of Anesthesia
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Kenneth A. Kesler, MD (Esophagus)
Professor of Surgery
Thoracic Surgery Division
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Myung Kim, MD (Spleen)
General Surgery Resident
Department of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Mike Koch, MD (Urologic Surgery)
Professor of Surgery
Chairman, Department of Urology
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Maria Korchagin
Medical Illustrator
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Priya D. Krishna, MD (Head and Neck)
Laryngology Fellow
Division of Laryngology and Voice Disorders
Department of Otolaryngology
University of Pittsburgh
Eye and Ear Institute
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Alan P. Ladd, MD (Pediatric Surgery)
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Section of Pediatric Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana
Riley Children's Hospital
Division of Pediatric Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Peter Lawrence, MD (Urologic Surgery)
Urology Chief Resident
Department of Urology
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Eugene K. Lee, MD (Cell Physiology and Structure)
Visiting Research Specialist
Department of Surgery
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Kristine A.K. Lombardozzi, MD (Inflammation and Shock, Pediatric Trauma)
Staff Trauma Surgeon
Department of Surgery
Methodist Hospital of Indiana
Indianapolis, Indiana

Joao A. Lopes, MD (Acute Abdomen and the Appendix)
General Surgery Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Derek C. Lou, MD (Abdominal Wall and Retroperitoneum)
General Surgery Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Jason Lowrey, MD (Anesthesia)
Anesthesia Resident
Department of Anesthesia
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Richard S. Mangus, MD, MS (The Colon)
General Surgery Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Marisa A. Mastropietro, MD, FACOG (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Chief, Section of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
New York Methodist Hospital
Brooklyn, New York

John McGregor, MD (Intracranial and Spinal Trauma)
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurosurgery
Department of Neurological Surgery
The Ohio State University Medical Center
Columbus, Ohio

R. Barry Melbert, MD, FACS, FASCRS (Anorectal Disease)
Clinical Instructor
Department of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana
Department of Colorectal Surgery
St. Francis Hospital
Mooresville, Indiana

Larry T. Micon, MD, FACS (Breast Surgery, Small Bowel)
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Assistant Director, Surgery Education
Methodist Hospital of Indiana
Indianapolis, Indiana

Joshua Miller, MD (Intracranial and Spinal Trauma)
Neurosurgery Resident
Department of Neurological Surgery
The Ohio State University Medical Center
Columbus, Ohio

Michael D. Miller, MD (Anesthesia)
Anesthesia Resident
Department of Anesthesia
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Charles Morrison, MD (The Colon)
General Surgery Resident
Department of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Charles E. Morrow, Jr., MD (Vascular Trauma)
Director of Trauma/Critical Care
Department of Surgery
Spartanburg Regional Medical Center
Spartanburg, South Carolina

Carol Palachko, MD (Small Bowel)
General Surgery Resident
Department of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Lucio Giovanni M. Palanca, MD (Acute Abdomen and the Appendix)
General Surgery Resident
Department of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Frederick J. Rescorla, MD (Pediatric Surgery)
Professor of Surgery
Section of Pediatric Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana
Riley Children's Hospital
Division of Pediatric Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Richard B. Rodgers, MD (Pituitary, Neurosurgery)
Neurosurgery Resident
Department of Neurosurgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Lori Rolando, MD (Vascular Surgery)
Vascular Surgery Fellow
Section of Vascular Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Michael Rowe, MS, MD (Preoperative Evaluation)
Faculty
Department of General Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana
Surgical Attending
Department of Surgery
Methodist Hospital
Indianapolis, Indiana

Bridget M. Sanders, MD (Anorectal Disease)
General Surgery Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

John A. Sandoval, MD (Pediatric Surgery)
General Surgery Resident
Department of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Chansamone Saysana, MD (Anesthesia)
Anesthesia Resident
Department of Anesthesia
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

L.R. Scherer III, MD (Pediatric Trauma)
Director
Kiwanis-Riley Regional Pediatric Trauma Center
Associate Professor
Section of Pediatric Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Valerie Schissler, MSN, CRNP (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Institute for Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Allentown, Pennsylvania

C. Max Schmidt, MD (Adrenal Gland, Stomach)
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Jeffrey E. Schreiber, MD (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery)
Plastic Surgery Fellow
Division of Plastic Surgery
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Don Seltzer, MD (Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatrics)
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Kevin Sheridan, MD (Preoperative Evaluation)
General Surgery Resident
Department of Surgery
Indiana University
Indianapolis, Indiana

Clark J. Simons, MD (Wound Healing and Care, Acute Abdomen and the Appendix)
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana
Faculty
Indiana University Hospital
Wishard Memorial Hospital
Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center
Indianapolis, Indiana

Navin K. Singh, MD, FACS (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery)
Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Cord Sturgeon, MD (Pancreas)
Clinical Instructor
Endocrine Surgical Oncology
University of California
San Francisco, California
Department of Surgery
UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center at Mt. Zion
San Francisco, California

Ursula M. Szmulowicz, MD (Inflammation and Shock)
General Surgery Resident
Department of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Rahul D. Tevar, MD (Surgical Nutrition)
General Surgery Resident
Department of Surgery
George Washington University
Washington, DC

Amit D. Tevar, MD (Surgical Nutrition, Thyroid and Parathyroid)
Transplant Surgery Fellow
Division of Transplantation
Department of Surgery
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio

Dinesh P. Tevar, MD (Thyroid and Parathyroid)
Staff General Surgeon
McDonough District Hospital
Macomb, Illinois

Ben M. Tsai, MD (Esophagus)
General Surgery Resident
Department of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Carlos A. Vieira, MD (Wound Healing and Care)
General Surgery Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Maria A.S. Vieira, MD (Wound Healing and Care)
Pathology Resident
Department of Pathology
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Nicolas Villanustre, MD (Biliary Tract)
General Surgery Resident
Indiana University School of Medicine
Department of Surgery
Indianapolis, Indiana

Robert Vire, MD (Gastrointestinal Physiology)
Attending Physician
Department of Surgery
Porter Memorial Hospital
Valparaiso, Indiana

Patrice M. Weiss, MD, FACOG (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Residency Program Director
Director of Medical Education
Medical Co-Director of Risk Management
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lehigh Valley Physician Group
Lehigh Valley Hospital
Allentown, Pennsylvania

Chad Wiesenauer, MD (Adrenal Gland, Stomach)
General Surgery Resident
Department of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Nathalie C. Zeitouni, MDCM, FRCPC (Soft Tissue Sarcoma and Skin)
Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology
State University of New York at Buffalo
Buffalo, New York
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Department of Dermatology
Buffalo, New York

Madeline J. Zieger, PA-C (Burns)
Physician Assistant
Plastic Surgery Division
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

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