Colon and Rectal Surgery

Sandra Beck, MD

Professor of Surgery
Section Chief, Colon and Rectal Surgery
Program Director, General Surgery Residency

Residency: Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh PA
Fellowship:
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland OH

Email

sandra.beck@uky.edu

Jitesh A. Patel, MD, MBA

Associate Professor of Surgery
Program Director, Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship 
Associate Program Director, General Surgery Residency

Residency: Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh PA
Fellowship: Wash U/Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis MO

Email

jitesh.patel@uky.edu

Avinash Bhakta, MD

Assistant Professor

Residency: Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
Fellowship:
Case Western, Cleveland OH

Email

avinash.bhakta@uky.edu

Greg Charak, MD

Assistant Professor

Residency: Columbia University, New York, NY
Fellowship:
New York Presbyterian - Cornell, Columbia, Memorial Sloan Kettering

Email

gregory.charak@uky.edu

John S. Hourigan, MD

Associate Professor

Residency: University of Tennessee, Chattanooga TN
Fellowship:
Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center, Michigan State University, Grand Rapids MI

Email

jshour2@uky.edu