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General Surgery Residents, 2017 - 2018

Meet the general surgery residents of 2017 - 2018.


Jon Hwee, MD
Hometown: Pasadena, CA
Hobbies: Basketball, Boardgames, Food
Fellowship Interests: Vascular Surgery
Medical College: Medical College of Wisconsin

Alex Farnand, MD
Hometown: Bend, OR
Hobbies: Cycling, Running, Eating
Fellowship Interests: Vascular, Hand, Endocrine
Medical School: University of Washington




Reza Afrasiabi, MD
Hometown: Newport Beach, CA
Hobbies: Working Out, Reading, Puzzles
Fellowship Interests: Surgical Oncology, Trauma
Medical School: Creighton University

Brent Robinson, MD
Hometown: Glenwood Springs, CO
Hobbies: Cycling, Running, Fly Fishing
Fellowship Interests: Plastic Surgery, Surgical Oncology
Medical School: Creighton University




Kenneth Copperwheat, DO
Hometown: Portland, OR
Hobbies: Cooking, Snowboarding
Fellowship Interests: MIS
Medical School: Lincoln Memorial University

Gerrit Dunford, MD
Hometown: Las Vegas, NV
Hobbies: Singing, Music Production 
Fellowship Interests: Colorectal, MIS
Medical School: University of Nevada



Priya Bhakta, MD
Hometown: Lawrence, KS
Hobbies: College Basketball, Traveling
Fellowship Interests: Breast, Endocrine
Medical School: University of Kansas

Emily Harris, MD
Hometown: Huntington Beach, CA
Hobbies: Cooking, Traveling
Fellowship Interests: MIS, Plastics
Medical School: Albany Medical College



Brian Ginn, MD
Hometown: Bourbonais, IL
Hobbies: Woodworking, Hiking, Camping 
Fellowship Interests: Colorectal, Trauma
Medical School: Southern Illinois University

Sean Golden, MD
Hometown: Madison, WI
Hobbies: Cooking, Watching Sports
Fellowship Interests: Interventional Radiology
Medical School: University of Wisconsin

Patrick Sowa, MD
Hometown: Wheaton, IL
Hobbies: Baking, Sports
Fellowship Interests: Vascular, Trauma
Medical School: Chicago Medical School

JJ Weaver, MD
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Fellowship Interests: Interventional Radiology
Medical School: Loyola University