Welcome to the Michigan State University Department of Surgery. The Department is an academic team of surgeons, residents and staff dedicated to our mission of providing excellence in patient care, offering competitive and comprehensive training opportunities, and a commitment to advance knowledge through participation in basic, clinical and translational research.

PGY-3 Residents

Reginald C. Anunobi, MD PGY3

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Interests: General Surgery

 

Andrew Cho, MD PGY3

University of Cincinnati

Interests: General Surgery

 

John C. Hardaway, MD PGY3

University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, Missouri

Interests: General Surgery

 

Derek Ornelas, MD PGY3

University of Cincinnati

Interests: Plastic Surgery

 

PGY-2 Residents

Adam Basler, MD PGY2

Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL

Interests: General Surgery

 

Shay Monsoor, MD PGY2

Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Technion, Israel

Interests: General Surgery

 

Andi Peshkepija, MD PGY2

Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, MI

Interests: General Surgery

 

Dahlia Rice, MD PGY2

Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL

Interests: General Surgery

 

PGY-1 Residents

Michelle Abghari, MD PGY1

Wayne State University

Interests: General Surgery

 

Aaron Baugh, MD PGY1

University of Toledo

Interests: General Surgery

 

Ian Behr, MD PGY1

St. George’s University

Interests: General Surgery

 

Kun-Tai Hsu, MD PGY1

Northwestern University

Interests: General Surgery

 

Cody Nebeker, MD PGY1

Michigan State University

Interests: General Surgery

 

Laura Ochoa-Frongia, MD PGY1

University of Michigan

Interests: General Surgery

 

Lewis Rashid, MD PGY1

Wayne State University

Interests: General Surgery

 

Patrick Walsh, MD PGY1

Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine

Interests: General Surgery

Career Opportunities

Openings

Current postings can be found on the MSU Applicant page. Please visit jobs.msu.edu to view current listings.

Why MSU?

The first Land Grant institution created by the Morrill Act in 1855, MSU harbors a history rich in the commitment of scholars and working people as a whole. Michigan State is known worldwide as a major public university with global reach and extraordinary impact. It offers more than 200 programs of study, nationally ranked, that attract scholars worldwide who are interested in combining education with practical problem solving.

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Message from the Acting Chair

"The Department of Surgery at Michigan State University is dedicated to excellence in patient care, teaching, and academic inquiry. Our faculty are highly skilled, practicing surgeons with expertise in their respective specialty, demonstrating clinical outcomes of the highest quality."

Message from the Associate Chair & Residency Program Director

"Welcome to the Michigan State University Integrated Residency Program in General Surgery. The residency program originated in 1988 and is currently a part of MSU's College of Human Medicine (CHM), Graduate Medical Education program."