Faculty

The Faculty

Dr. Beck

Sandra Beck, MD

Professor and Chief - Colorectal Surgery
Program Director - General Surgery Residency Program

Avinash Balhta

Avinash S. Bhakta, MD

Assistant Professor - Colorectal and General Surgery

William Cavatassi, MD



William C. Cavatassi, MD

Associate Professor - Gastrointenstinal, Minimally Invasive Surgery, and General Surgery

John Draus, MD

John Draus, MD

Associate Professor - Pediatric Surgery
Medical Director  - Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Program

Jon Hourigan, MD

Jon Hourigan, MD

Associate Professor - Colorectal and General Surgery

Cortney Lee, MD

Cortney Lee, MD

Associate Professor - Endocrine Surgery, General Surgery
Director- 3rd Year Medical Student Surgery Clerkship

Emily Marcinkowski
Emily Marcinkowski, MD

Assistant Professor - Surgical Oncology, General Surgery

Patrick McGrath, MD
Patrick McGrath, MD

Professor and Chief - Division of General Surgery
Ward O. Griffen Endowed Chair in Surgery
Section Head - Surgical Oncology

Melissa Newcomb
Melissa R. Newcomb, MD

Assistant Professor - Gastrointestinal, General, and Minimally Invasive Surgery

Jitesh Patel, MD
Jitesh Patel, MD, FASCRS, FACS

Associate Professor - Colorectal, Gastrointestinal, and General Surgery
Associate Program Director - General Surgery Residency
Director - 4th Year Medical Student Surgery Clerkship
Co-Director - 3rd Year Medical Student Surgery Clerkship

Reese Randle, MD

Reese Randle, MD

Assistant Professor - Endocrine and General Surgery

Scott Roth, MD
J. Scott Roth, MD

Professor - Gastrointestinal, Minimally Invasive, and General Surgery
Section Chief - Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery
The Richard Schwartz Commonwealth Professor of Physician Leadership
Director - Minimally Invasive Surgery at UK HealthCare
Director - Center for Advanced Training & Simulation (CATS Lab)

Ana Ruzic, MD

Ana Ruzic, MD

Assistant Professor - Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery

Sean Skinner, MD

Sean Skinner, MD

Associate Professor - Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery
Surgical Director - Pediatric/Neonatal ECMO

David Sloan, MD

David A. Sloan, MD

The Warren H. Proudfoot Professor in Surgical Oncology
Professor - Endocrine and General Surgery
Section Head - Endocrine Surgery

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