CT Surgery I-6 Resident Candids

Cardiothoracic Surgery Residents


Thomas Marsden, MD
Thomas Marsden, MD

Hometown: Franklin, Tennessee
Undergrad: Louisiana State University
Med School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine

Rebecca Phillip, MD

Rebecca Phillip, MD
Hometown: Granby, Connecticut
Undergrad: Colorado College
Med School: St. George's University
Areas of Interest/Research: New anticoagulant agents, 3D printing, Yoga Research 
Outside Surgery: Hiking, Skiing, Fishing, Running, Yoga, Literature
Why UK? Because my favorite color is blue


Peter Rodgers-Fischl, MDPeter M. Rodgers-Fischl, MD
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
Undergrad: Carnegie Mellon University
Med School: University of Kentucky
Areas of Interest/Research: Costs and outcomes for minimally invasive procedures, Heart disease.
Outside Surgery: Reserve military duty, Camping, Fishing
Why UK? The opportunity to work with experts in both cardiac and general thoracic without being forced to sacrifice one field for the other. The faculty are engaging and as interested in teaching as attending to their practice. The program is flexible, and the pathologies that this region presents promises a challenging and unique learning environment.


Erinn Ogburn, MD

Erinn Ogburn, MD
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Rhodes College
Med School:
Baylor School of Medicine


Tyler Gunn MD
Tyler Gunn, MD

Hometown: Iowa City, IA
Undergrad: University of Iowa
Med School: University of Iowa
Areas of Interest/Research: Heart failure, Thorascopic Maze Procedure, endocarditis.
Outside Surgery: Backpacking, College sports, Professional soccer, and Chicago Cubs baseball
Why UK? The friendly faculty, residents, and staff. The high case volume in the UK HealthCare CT Surgery department affords substantial operative experience across a wide range of presentations. Also, UK has an excellent NCAA basketball team.

PGY 6 (Chief)

Michael Bolanos, MD

Michael Bolanos, MD
Hometown: Durham, North Carolina
Undergrad: University of Florida
Med School:
Ponce School of Medicine
General Surgery Residency: Duke University