Alumni

2019 Chief Residents

RESIDENT CLASS OF 2019

Tim Horrell, MD


Dr. Tim Horrell 
has a
military commitment at
Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

Anh Thu Le, MD



Dr. Anh-Thu Le matched into a
CT Surgery Fellowship
at Ohio State University.

Josh Meyer, MD



Dr. Joshua Meyer will practice in Indiana for one year
before going overseas to work in the Samaritan's Purse
Post Residency Program in Togo, West Africa

Caroline Neff, MD



Dr. Caroline Neff will go into
private practice in Illinois.

Michael Totten, MD



Dr. Michael Totten will enter
private practice at Lexington Clinic.

Payden Wallace, MD



Dr. Jerald Payden Wallace matched to the
Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
at the University of Kentucky.

RESIDENT CLASS OF 2018

Sam Carmichael, MD



Sam Carmichael, MD
has matched to a
Trauma and Critical Care Surgical fellowship at
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.

Dan Miller, MD




M. Daniel Miller, MD
has joined a
General Surgery practice in West Virginia.

Justin Peterson, MD




Justin Peterson, MD
has joined a 
General Surgery practice group
at Gig Harbor, Washington.

Peter Stafford, MD



Peter Stafford, MD
has joined a General Surgery practice at Franciscan Health in Lafayette, Indiana where he will work nine months.  
In May 2019, Dr. Stafford will join the medical staff at Kibogora Hospital in Rwanda, Africa to provide general surgery services for two years through Samaritan’s Purse.

William Weber, MD




William Weber, MD
has matched to a Surgical Critical Care fellowship
at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.

Katrina Winkler, MD




Katrina Winkler, MD
joined Cave Run Surgical Specialists
as a general surgeon in Morehead KY

RESIDENT CLASS OF 2017
Following completion of the General Surgery Residency Program at UK....
Tamera Cox, MD joined Shelby Surgical Associates and practices General Surgery at Carolinas Health Cleveland in Shelby, North Carolina
Stacey Gutman, MD joined a General Surgery practice at Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington, Maine.
Jennifer Whittington Harris, MD, PhD matched to a Surgical Oncology Fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.
Melissa Kost, MD matched to a Trauma and Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at University of Miami Ryder Trauma Hospital in Florida.
Cheryl Richie, MD matched to the Vascular Surgery Fellowship at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Following fellowship, she joined a private practice in Oregon.
Austin Ward, MD matched to a Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship at Northwestern University in Chicago.
Zachary Warriner, MD matched to a Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Southern California / Los Angeles County Trauma. He subsequently returned to the University of Kentucky as a faculty member.

RESIDENT CLASS OF 2016
Following completion of the General Surgery Residency Program at UK....
Michael Bounds, MD
 matched to a Vascular Surgery Fellowship at the University of Kentucky
Tessa London, MD 
matched to a Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship at the University of Kentucky
John Hance, MD 
matched to a  Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship at the University of Cincinnati
Sarah Kimball, MD 
matched to a Breast Fellowship at Beth Israel, Harvard in Boston, Massachusetts.
Meir Meerkov, MD
 matched to a Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at MetroHealth, Case Western Reserve in Cleveland, Ohio.

RESIDENT CLASS OF 2015
Following completion of the General Surgery Residency Program at UK....
Kristin Long, MD, matched to an Endocrine Fellowship at MD Anderson in Houston, Texas.
James Lynch, MD went into general surgery private practice in Morehead, Kentucky.
Anne Ryan, MD went into general surgery private practice in Toledo, Ohio.
W. Ross Strong, MD went into general surgery private practice in Indiana.
J.R. Taylor, MD matched to a Surgical Critical Care fellowship in Houston, Texas.
Brittany Zwischenberger, MD matched to a Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship at Duke University.

RESIDENT CLASS OF 2014
Following completion of the General Surgery Residency Program at UK....
Matthew Bruce Bailey, MD matched to a Colorectal Fellowship at Ochsner Medical Center in Jefferson, Louisiana.
Aaron House, MD went into general surgery private practice in Corbin, Kentucky.
W. Conan Mustain, MD matched to a Colorectal Fellowship at Case Western in Cleveland, Ohio.
Victor Pilewski, MD joined Cave Run Surgical Specialists in Morehead, Kentucky.
H. Frank Todd, MD matched to a Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship at Vanderbilt University.
Joseph D. Valentino, MD matched to a Colorectal Fellowship at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.

RESIDENT CLASS OF 2013
Following completion of the General Surgery Residency Program at UK....
Samantha Hope Aitchison, MD matched to a Transplantation Fellowship at the University of Alabama, Birmingham.
Dustin Scott Campbell, MD went into general surgery private practice in Whitesburg, Kentucky.
Melissa Ranney Newcomb, MD, joined the University of Kentucky General Surgery faculty.
Oscar Ignacio Moreno Ponte, MD matched to a Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Kentucky.
Nathan Terry Orr, MD matched to a Vascular Surgery fellowship at the University of Kentucky.

RESIDENT CLASS OF 2012
Following completion of the General Surgery Residency Program at UK...
Jeff Randall Cole, MD went into general surgery private practice in Fort Payne, Alabama.
Christopher Lee Culpepper, MD matched to a Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Kentucky.
Magdy Fakhry Giurgius, M.B.Ch.B. matched to a Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship at the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Jeremy Parcells, MD matched to a Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
Levi David Procter, MD matched to a Trauma/Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Ryder Trauma Center in Miami, Florida
Tiffany Wright, MD matched to a Pediatric Surgery Fellowship at the University of Louisville

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