General Surgery Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds are held each Monday at 7:00 a.m., in 309L in the Long School of Medicine.

The General Surgery Grand Rounds & Surgery Morbidity and Mortality Conferences Planning Committee (Ronald M. Stewart, M.D.; Daniel Dent, M.D.; Donald Jenkins, MD, Alicia Logue, M.D.) has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

The UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 52.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

2019 Grand Rounds & Visiting Professors

Monday, September 9, 2019
Lori Pounds, MD, RVT, FACS
Associate Professor, Vascular Endovascular Surgery
Topic – Island of Misfit Vascular Diseases
Dr. Pounds has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests

Monday, August 26, 2019
Patrick Nguyen, MD
Associate Professor, Division of General Surgery
Topic – Successes and Challenges in the Surgery Clerkship Learning Environment
Dr. Nguyen has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests

Monday, August 19, 2019
Scott J. Farber, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery/Department of Surgery
Topic – Facial Trauma and Reconstruction
Dr. Farber has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, August 12, 2019
David Hockridge, MD
General Surgery Chief Resident
Topic – Cholecystostomy Tubes: Management Guidelines After Placement
Dr. Hockridge has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, August 5, 2019
Ronald M. Stewart, M.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Surgery
Dr. Witten B. Russ Chair in Surgery
Topic – Lessons Learned From the Firearm Injury Prevention Program of the ACS COT
Dr. Stewart has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, July 29, 2019
Alicia J. Logue, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Assistant Professor/Clinical
Topic – Colon Cancer-An Update For Everyone On a Disease Where Not One Size Fits All
Dr. Logue has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, July 22, 2019Dr. Amita Shah
Amita Shah, MD
Assistant Professor/Clinical
Topic – Challenging Scenarios in Colorectal Surgery-Dedicated to the Community Surgeon
Dr. Shah has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, May 20, 2019
Maryam Elmi, MD
Assistant Professor, Breast Surgical Oncologist, Department of Surgery/Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery
Topic – Breast Cancer Genetics and Risk Reduction Surgery
Dr. Elmi has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, May 13, 2019
Lalithapriya Jayakumar, M.D.
Assistant Professor/Clinical
Topic – Venous Thrombosis: Not Another Talk About DVT
Dr. Jayakumar has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, May 6, 2019
Stephen J. Fenton, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P.
Assistant Professor of Pediatric Surgery
University of Utah School of Medicine
Director, Utah Fetal Center-Primary Children’s Hospital
Topic – Interventional Radiology in Pediatric Trauma: Shiny Gadget or Indispensable Tool?
Dr. Fenton has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, April 29, 2019
Katya Jordan, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Topic – Non-Technical Skill for Surgeons
Dr. Jordan has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, April 22, 2019
Amber Pedracini, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Topic – Challenges in Today’s World of General Surgery Training
Dr. Pedracini has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, April 15, 2019
Ismail Jatoi, MD
Professor, Department of Surgery/Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery
Topic – Management of Women with a Genetic Predisposition for Breast Cancer
Dr. Jatoi has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, April 1, 2019
Jason Kempenich, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Assistant Professor, General and Minimally Invasive Surgery
Topic – Laparoscopic Fenestrated Cholecystectomy – The Ultimate Common Bile Duct Protection Policy
Dr. Lewis has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, March 25, 2019
Aaron Lewis, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Topic – Management of Emergencies in The Bariatric Patient
Dr. Lewis has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, March 18, 2019
Alicia J. Logue, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Assistant Professor/Clinical
Topic – Challenging Scenarios in Colorectal Surgery-Dedicated to the Community Surgeon
Dr. Logue has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, March 11, 2019
Leigh A. Neumayer, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.S.
Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery
University of Arizona College of
Medicine-Tucson
Topic – Mentoring for the Next Generation
Dr. Neymayer has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, March 4, 2019
Lucas Ferrer, M.D.
Assistant Professor/Clinical
Topic – Aortic Graft Infections
Dr. Febres has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, February 25, 2019
Juan Febres, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Topic – Management of Benign Anorectal Disease
Dr. Febres has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, February 11, 2019
Shari Lawson, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Topic – Nutrition in the Surgical Patient
Dr. Lawson has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, February 4, 2019
Wayne Meredith, M.D.
Richard T. Myers Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery
Chief of Clinical Chairs and Chief of Surgery, Wake Forest Baptist Health
Department of Surgery, Wake Forest Baptist Health
Topic – Lessons on the Way to the Operating Room
Dr. Meredith no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, January 28, 2019
Paula K. Shireman, M.D.
Professor, Dielmann Chair in Surgery
Vascular & Endovascular Surgery
The University of Texas Health Science Center
Topic – Analytics to Improve Surgical Care and Outcomes
Dr. Shireman has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, January 14, 2019
Donald H. Jenkins, M.D.
Professor of Surgery
Associate Deputy Director, Military Health Institute
Department of Surgery
Topic – Trauma Resuscitation Using Whole Blood: State of the Art in 2019
Dr. Jenkins has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Past Presentations: 2015 – 2018 Grand Rounds & Visiting Professors

Monday, December 17, 2018
Mio Kitano, M.D., MS
Division of Surgical Oncology & Endocrine Surgery
Department of Surgery
Topic – Modifiable Risk Factors in Cancer Development – Lifestyle Matters
Dr. Kitano has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, December 10, 2018
Dimitrios Miserlis, M.D.
Assistant Professor/Clinical
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Department of Surgery
Topic – Extra-Anatomic and Complex Reconstructions of the Aorta
Dr. Miserlis has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, December 3, 2018
Grace Hsiung, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Topic – Pearls from Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery for the Modern Day General Surgeon
Dr. Hsiung has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, November 26, 2018
Sarah Mitchell, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Topic – Updates and Advances in Rectal Cancer Treatment
Dr. Mitchell has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, November 19, 2018
Haisar E. Dao, M.D.
Associate Professor/Clinical
Department of Surgery
Topic – Surgical Management of Ulcerative Colitis in the Era of Biologics
Dr. Dao has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, November 12, 2018
Deborah Mueller, M.D.
Associate Professor/Clinical
Trauma & Emergency Surgery
Topic – The F Word in Surgery: Fistulas
Dr. Mueller has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, November 5, 2018
Leah Chodroff, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Topic – Surgery in the Pregnant Patient
Dr. Chodroff has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, October 29, 2018
Alina Ghani, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Topic – Neck Mass
Dr. Ghani has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, October 15, 2018
Mallory Duncan, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Topic – Non-small Cell Lung Cancer: A Review of Current Surgical Management
Dr. Duncan has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, October 8, 2018
Richard M. Peterson, M.D., MPH, FACS, FASMBS
Professor and Chief
UT Health Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery
Director, UT Center for Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery
Assistant Director, Surgery Clerkship
General and Minimally Invasive Surgery
Topic – Bariatric Surgery: How Did They Get in My ER?
Dr. Peterson has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, October 1, 2018
Ronald M. Stewart, M.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Surgery
Dr. Witten B. Russ Chair in Surgery
Topic – Complex Traumatic Perineal and Anorectal Wounds | View presentation
Dr. Stewart has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, September 24, 2018
Mark Davies, M.D., Ph.D., MBA, FACHE, FRCSI, FACS
Professor and Chief
Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Director, South Texas Center for Vascular Care
University Hospital System, San Antonio
Topic – Evolution of Limb Salvage: Where is the Data Leading Us?
Dr. Davies has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Raquel C. Bono, MD, MBA, FACS
VADM MC USN
Director, Defense Health Agency
Medical Corps, United States Navy
Topic – Ambidexterity: On Being a Surgeon, Managing Change and Leading | View presentation
Dr. Bono has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, August 27, 2018
Ismail Jatoi, M.D.
Professor
Department of Surgery
Topic – Over-Diagnosis: An Adverse Consequence of Cancer Screening | View presentation
Dr. Jatoi has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, August 20, 2018
Ronald M. Stewart, M.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Surgery
Dr. Witten B. Russ Chair in Surgery
Topic – Disaster and Mass Casualty Response: Lessons Learned from Sutherland Springs and Hurricane Harvey | View presentation
Dr. Stewart has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, August 13, 2018
Patrick Nguyen, M.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery
Director, Surgical Medical Clerkship
Department of Surgery
Topic – Undergraduate Surgical Education – A Look at our Eight Week Clerkship | View presentation
Dr. Nguyen has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, August 6, 2018
Donald H. Jenkins, M.D.
Professor of Surgery
Associate Deputy Director, Military Health Institute
Department of Surgery
Topic – “Achieving Surgical Quality and Safety – It’s Everyone’s Responsibility | View presentation
Dr. Jenkins has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, July 30, 2018
Ronald M. Stewart, M.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Surgery
Dr. Witten B. Russ Chair in Surgery
Topic – “Foundation for a Career in Surgery”|View presentation
Dr. Stewart has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, July 23, 2018
Daniel L. Dent, M.D.
Professor of Surgery
Distinguished Teaching Professor
Residency Director
Trauma and Emergency Surgery
Topic – “Management of the Open Abdomen”|View presentation
Dr. Dent has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, July 16, 2018
Thomas Aloia, M.D., FACS
Associate Professor Department of Surgical Oncology
Division of Surgery
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Houston, TX
Topic – “Enhanced Recovery is a Model for Value-Based Health Care”| View presentation
Dr. Aloia has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, May 21, 2018
Brian J. Eastridge, M.D., FACS
Professor\Clinical
Division Chief
Trauma & Emergency Surgery
Topic – “Penetrating Torso Injury: Managing Clinical Challenges to Optimize Survival”| View presentation
Dr. Eastridge has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, May 14, 2018
Susannah Nicholson, M.D.
Assistant Professor/Research
Trauma & Emergency Surgery
Department of Surgery
Topic – “Trauma, Critical Care and Injury To the Intestinal Microbiome” | View presentation
Dr. Nicholson has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, May 7, 2018
Steven D. Wexner, M.D., Ph.D.(Hon), FACS, FRCS, FRCS(Ed), FRCSI (Hon)
Director, Digestive Disease Center
Professor and Chair, Department of Colorectal Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Florida
Weston, Florida
Topic – “The Rationale For and Reality of the New ACS COC National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer” |View presentation
Dr. Wexner has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, April 30, 2018
Jason Aminsharifi, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
Topic – The History of Surgery in San Antonio: “We’re in Pretty Good Shape For The Shape We’re In” | View presentation
Dr. Aminsharifi has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, April 23, 2018
Mark Muir, M.D.
Assistant Professor/Clinical
Trauma and Emergency Surgery
Department of Surgery
Topic – “Total Parenteral Nutrition in the Surgical Patient” | View presentation
Dr. Muir has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, April 16, 2018
Ramon F. Cestero, M.D. FACS FCCM
Associate Professor/Clinical
Program Director, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care Fellowships
Medical Director, Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit
Division of Trauma and Emergency Surgery
Topic – “Application of EMR-derived analytics in critical care: The Rothman Index” | View presentation
Dr. Cestero has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, April 9, 2018
John Wiersch, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
Topic – “ECMO Indications and Outcomes: Not Just for Kids Anymore”| View presentation
Dr. Wiersch has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, April 2, 2018
Brian C. George, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Director of Educational Research, Center for Health Outcomes and Policy
Associate Program Director, General Surgery Residency and SCC Fellowship
Executive Director, Procedural Learning and Safety Collaborative
University of Michigan
Topic – “SIMPL: Making Assessment and Feedback Easy” | View presentation
Dr. George has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, March 26, 2018
Andrea Garcia, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
Topic – “Burn Management: From a Surgery Resident to a Burn Victim” | View presentation
Dr. Garcia has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, March 19, 2018
German Almonte, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
Topic – “Updates in the Surgical Management of Melanoma: What’s New”  | View presentation
Dr. Almonte has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, March 5, 2018
Taylor D. Hicks, M.D., FACS, RPVI
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Associate Program Director of the Vascular Surgery Fellowship
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Topic – “Updates in Extracranial Vertebral Artery Disease” | View presentation
Dr. Hicks has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, February 26, 2018
Marshall Z. Schwartz, M.D., FACS, FRCS-Eng. (Hon)
Vice Chairman, Board of Regents,
American College of Surgeons
Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics
Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery
Drexel University College of Medicine
Bryn Mawr, PA.
Topic – “Evolution in the Treatment and Prevention of Intestinal Failure: New Paradigms” | View presentation
Dr. Schwartz has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, February 19, 2018
Alicia Logue, M.D., FACS
Assistant Professor
Associate Program Director
General Surgery Residency Program
Department of Surgery
Topic – “Updates on Advanced and Metastatic Colon Cancer – A Dedication” | View presentation
Dr. Logue has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, February 12, 2018
Jason Kempenich, M.D., FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
General and Minimally Invasive Surgery
Topic – “Surgical Management of Peptic Ulcer Disease: Version 4.2” | View presentation
Dr. Kempenich has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, February 5, 2018
Lillian Liao, M.D., MPH
Associate Professor/Clinical
Pediatric Trauma Medical Director
University Hospital Pediatric Trauma and Burn Director
Topic – “Firearm Injuries in Children: A Public Health Nightmare | View presentation
Dr. Liao has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, January 29, 2018
Eileen M. Bulger, M.D., FACS
Professor of Surgery
University of Washington
Chief of Trauma
Harborview Medical Center
Seattle, WA
Topic – Optimizing Prehospital Trauma Care Through Research | View presentation
Dr. Bulger has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, January 22, 2018
Ken Van Sickle, M.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery and Division Chief of General and Minimally Invasive Surgery
Topic – Updates in Hernia Repair | View presentation
Dr. Van Sickle has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, January 8, 2018
Carissia Calvo, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
Topic – The gist about GIST – Surgical Management of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors | View presentation
Dr. Calvo has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, December 18, 2017
Mio Kitano, M.D., MS
Assistant Professor
Division of Surgical Oncology & Endocrine Surgery
Department of Surgery
Topic – “Role of Palliative Surgery in Patients with Cancer”
Dr. Kitano has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, December 11, 2017
Amita Shah, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor/Clinical
Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Department of Surgery
Topic – “Laser Therapy for Burn Reconstruction”
Dr. Shah has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, December 4, 2017
Richard M. Peterson, M.D., MPH, FACS, FASMBS
Associate Professor & Chief,
UT Health Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery
Director, UT Center for Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery
Assistant Director, Surgery Clerkship
General and Minimally Invasive Surgery
Topic – “Social Media and the Surgeon – A Paradigm Shift”
Dr. Peterson has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, November 27, 2017
Jared Folwell, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
Topic – “Gastric Adenocarcinoma: A MAGICal Overview for the Modern General Surgeon”
Dr. Folwell has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, November 20, 2017
Patrick Nguyen, M.D., FACS
Associate Professor
Director, Surgery Medical Clerkship
Division of General & Minimally Invasive Surgery
Department of Surgery
Topic – “The General Surgeon’s Guide to Burnout”
Dr. Nguyen has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, November 13, 2017
Lori Pounds, M.D., RVT, FACS
Associate Professor
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Topic – “Current Treatment for Acute Deep Venous Thrombosis”
Dr. Pounds has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, November 6, 2017
Ali F. AbuRahma, M.D., RVT, RPVI
Professor of Surgery
Chief, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Director, Vascular Surgery Fellowship & Residency Programs
Medical Director, Vascular Laboratory
Co-Director, Vascular Center of Excellence
West Virginia University-Charleston Division
Topic – “Improvement of Carotid Endarterectomy Outcomes: My Experience over Three Decades and Level I Evidence”
Dr. AbuRahma has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, October 30, 2017
Federico Tozzi, M.D.
Assistant Professor/Clinical
Division of Surgical Oncology & Endocrine Surgery
Topic – “Robotic Surgery Education”
Dr. Tozzi has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, October 23, 2017
Elizabeth Scherer, M.D.
Assistant Professor/Clinical
Trauma & Emergency Surgery
Department of Surgery
Topic – “Blunt Chest Wall Injury”
Dr. Scherer has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, October 16, 2017
Thomas L. Forbes, M.D., FRCSC, FACS
Professor & Chair
Division of Vascular Surgery
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON, Canada
Topic – “Blunt Traumatic Thoracic Aortic Injuries 3.0”
Dr. Forbes has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, October 9, 2017
Matthew J. Sideman, M.D.
Associate Professor
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Topic – “Jamaica Surgical Mission: Lessons Learned From 6 Years of Service”
Dr. Sideman has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, October 2, 2017
Abdul Alarhayem, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
Topic – “What’s New in the Management of Pancreatitis”
Dr. Alarhayem has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, September 25, 2017
Samir Gandhi, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology

Haisar E. Dao, M.D.
Assistant Professor/Clinical
Department of Surgery/General Surgery

Kristi A. Hill-Herrera, BSN, RN, MS
Director, Registry and QAPI
University Hospital

Topic – “Implementing An Enhanced Recovery After Colorectal Surgery Pathway: Learning From Historical Challenges and Successes”
Dr’s. Gandhi, Dao and Hill-Herrera has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, September 18, 2017
Ronald M. Stewart, M.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Surgery
Dr. Witten B. Russ Chair in Surgery
Topic – “Firearm Injury Prevention”
Dr. Stewart has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, September 11, 2017
Donald Jenkins, M.D., FACS, DMCC
Professor of Surgery
Associate Deputy Director
Military Health Institute
UT Health San Antonio
Topic – “American College of Surgeons and Surgical Infection Society: Surgical Site Infection Guidelines, 2016 Update”
Dr. Jenkins has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, August 28, 2017
Fred G. Corley, M.D.
Professor, Hand Service
Department of Orthopaedics
UT School of Medicine San Antonio
Topic – “Things I wish I Would Have Known as an Intern”
Dr. Corley has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, August 21, 2017
Ronald M. Stewart, M.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Surgery
Dr. Witten B. Russ Chair in Surgery
Topic – “Personal Finance for The Young Surgeon” 
Dr. Stewart has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, August 14, 2017
Ismail Jatoi, M.D.
Professor/Clinical
Dale H. Dorn, Chair in Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery
Topic – “Breast Cancer Adjuvant Systemic Therapy”
Dr. Jatoi has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, August 7, 2017
Spence M. Taylor, M.D., FACS
President, Greenville Health System
Clinical Professor, University of South
Carolina School of Medicine Greenville
Topic – “From the Diabetic Foot to Building a Medical School: Lessons Learned About Leadership and Professionalism”
Dr. Taylor has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, July 31, 2017
Daniel L. Dent, M.D.
Professor of Surgery
Distinguished Teaching Professor
Residency Director
Trauma and Emergency Surgery
Topic – “Autotransfusion of Hemothorax”
Dr. Dent has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, July 24, 2017
Ronald M. Stewart, M.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Surgery
Dr. Witten B. Russ Chair in Surgery
Topic – “Performance Improvement for the Surgeon”
Dr. Stewart has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, July 17, 2017
Haisar E. Dao, M.D., FACS
Assistant Professor/Clinical
Department of Surgery
Topic – “The Failed Anastomosis: An Overview of Anastomotic Leaks in Colon and Rectal Surgery”
Dr. Dao has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, June 10, 2017 – Grand Rounds Cancelled
Monday, June 5, 2017 – Grand Rounds Cancelled
Monday, May 22, 2017
Mark A. Malangoni, M.D., FACS
Associate Executive Director
American Board of Surgery
Philadelphia, PA
Topic – “Challenges for Surgical Education”
Dr. Malangoni has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, May 15, 2017
Vincent Kirkpatrick, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
Topic – “The Physiology of Pneumoperitoneum”
Dr. Kirkpatrick has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, May 8, 2017
Ramon F. Cestero, M.D. FACS FCCM
Associate Professor/Clinical
Program Director, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care Fellowships
Medical Director, Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit
Division of Trauma and Emergency Surgery
Topic – “Application of the EMR in Critical Care: Decision Support and Predictive Analytics”
Dr. Cestero has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, May 1, 2017
Raman Babayeuski, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
Topic – “The Management of Acute Appendicitis”
Dr. Babayeuski has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, April 24, 2017
Howard Wang, M.D.
Associate Professor and Chief
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Program Director, Plastic Surgery Residency Program
Topic – “Training in Plastic Surgery”
Dr. Wang has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, April 17, 2017
Monica Morrow, M.D., FACS
Chief, Breast Surgical Service
Anne Burnett Windfohr Chair of Clinical Oncology
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Professor of Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College
Topic – “Progress in Individualizing the Local Therapy of Breast Cancer”
Dr. Morrow has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, April 10, 2017
Pedro Pablo Gomez, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
Topic – “Neuroendocrine Tumors”
Dr. Gomez has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, April 3, 2017
Tatiana Cardenas, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
Topic – “Surgery in the Pregnant Patient”
Dr. Cardenas has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, March 27, 2017
Juan Marcano, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
Topic – “Eat when you can, sleep when you can and don’t mess with the Pancreas”
Dr. Marcano has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, March 20, 2017
John Admire, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
Topic – “Perioperative Planning… Evidence-Based Strategies for the General Surgery Patient”
Dr. Admire has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, March 6, 2017
Scott Levin, M.D., FACS
Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Paul B. Magnuson Professor of Bone and Joint Surgery
Professor of Plastic Surgery in Surgery
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Topic – “Orthoplastic Extremity Reconstruction: Replantation to Transplantation”
Dr. Levin has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, February 27, 2017
Spencer Michalke, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
Topic – “Weight For It”
Dr. Michalke has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, February 20, 2017
Emmanuel Gabriel, M.D., Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Surgical Oncology
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Buffalo, NY
Topic – “Tumor Vasculature: New Approaches to Imaging and Therapy”
Dr. Gabriel has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, February 13, 2017
Andrew Adams, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
Topic – “Inflammatory Bowel Disease”
Dr. Adams has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, February 6, 2017
Dale C. Smith, Ph.D.
Professor and Associate Chair of Military Medicine & History
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Bethesda, Maryland
Topic – “War & The Management of Trauma: A Historian’s View”
Dr. Smith has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, January 30, 2017
Christopher E. Crane, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of Trauma and Emergency Surgery
Department of Surgery
Topic – “Genitourinary Trauma” 
Dr. Crane has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, January 23, 2017
Kenneth R. Sirinek, M.D., FACS
Professor and Vice Chair for Academic Affairs and Professional Development
J.B. Aust M.D., Ph.D., Chair in Surgery
General and Minimally Invasive Surgery
Topic – “Not All Left-Handers are In Their Right Mind”
Dr. Sirinek has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, January 16, 2017 – Grand Rounds Cancelled due to Martin Luther King Holiday
Monday, January 9, 2017
Ronald V. Maier, M.D., FACS
Surgeon-in-Cheif of Harborview Medical Center,
Jane and Donald D. Trunkey Professor
and Vice-Chair of Surgery at the University of Washington
Topic – “Response to Injury and Stress: A Genomic Storm”
Dr. Maier has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, December 19, 2016
Donald Jenkins, M.D., FACS
Professor/Clinical
Division of Trauma and Emergency Surgery
Vice Chair for Quality, Department of Surgery
Betty and Bob Kelso Distinguished Chair in Burn and Trauma Surgery
Associate Deputy Director, Military Health Institute
Topic – “Trauma Wound Care and Infection Control”
Dr. Jenkins has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, December 12, 2016
Bryan J. Alsip, M.D., MPH, FACPM
CMO & Executive V. P.
University Hospital System
Topic – “Physician & Hospital Financing”
Dr. Alsip has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, December 5, 2016
John Benson, MA DM (Oxon) M.D. (Cantab) FRCS (Eng) FRCS (Ed)
Consultant Surgeon,
Addenbrooke’s Hospital Cambridge
Fellow and Director of Clinical Studies; Selwyn College, Cambridge
Associate Lecturer, University of Cambridge
Professor of Applied Surgical Sciences, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge
Topic – “Breast Cancer: From Radical Mastectomy to Customized Treatments”
Dr. Benson has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, November 28, 2016
Haisar E. Dao Campi, M.D., FACS
Assistant Professor/Clinical
Department of Surgery
Topic – “Contemporary Treatment of Diverticular Disease”
Dr. Dao Campi has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, November 21, 2016
Shanu Kothari, M.D., FACS
Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, Inc.
La Crosse, Wisconsin
Topic – “Surgical Lessons from the Lake”
Dr. Kothari has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, November 14, 2016
Patrick Nguyen, M.D.
Associate Professor
Director, Surgery Medical Clerkship
Department of Surgery
Topic – “A General Surgeon’s Approach to Lymphadenopathy”
Dr. Nguyen has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, November 7, 2016
Clement Darling III, M.D.
Professor of Surgery
Albany Medical College
Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery, Albany Medical Center Hospital
Director, The Institute for Vascular Health and Disease
President, The Vascular Group
Albany, NY
Topic – “Managing the Acute Aorta”
Dr. Darling has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, October 31, 2016
Fabrizio Michelassi, M.D.
Lewis Atterbury Stimson Professor of Surgery
Chairman, Department of Surgery
Weill Cornell Medical College and Surgeon-in-Chief
NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center New York, NY
Topic – “Evidence-Based Treatment of Rectal Cancer: An Update”
Dr. Michelassi has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, October 24, 2016
Brian J. Eastridge, M.D.
Professor/Clinical
Trauma Medical Director, University Hospital
Jocelyn and Joe Straus Endowed Chair in Trauma Research
Topic – “Occupational Hazards and Risks for Surgeons: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You”
Dr. Eastridge has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, October 10, 2016
Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D.
Professor, Transplant Center
Hepatobiliary & Transplant Surgery
Director of Pediatric Transplantation
Ashbel Smith Professorship in Surgery
Topic – “Pediatric and Transplant Surgery”
Dr. Cigarroa has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, October 3, 2016
Luci Leykum, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of General & Hospital Medicine
Topic – “Something Wicked This Way Comes: Complexity in the Healthcare System”
Dr. Leykum has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, September 26, 2016
Roberto Martinez, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
Topic – “Cystic Neoplasms of the Pancreas”
Dr. Martinez has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, September 19, 2016
Georges Haidar, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Department of Surgery
Topic – “Vena Cava Intervention in the Setting of Renal Cell Cancer and the Role of Intra-operative Ultrasound” 
Dr. Haidar has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, September 12, 2016
Christie Bialowas, M.D.
Assistant Professor/Clinical
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Department of Surgery
Topic – “ABRA- -Cadabra The Benefits and Pitfalls of the ABRA Device”
Dr. Bialowas has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Blast from the past | Monday, November 16, 2009
Visiting Lecturer: James Henry “Red” Duke, Jr., M.D.
Professor of Surgery and John B. Holmes Professor of Clinical Sciences
Vice Chairman of Development and Vice Chairman for Surgical Development
Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas
Professor of Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas
Topic: The Inevitability of Change | View Dr. Duke’s presentation below

Monday, August 29, 2016
Susannah Nicholson, M.D.
Assistant Professor/Research
Trauma & Emergency Surgery
Department of Surgery
Topic – “Trauma and Injury to the Gastrointestinal Microbiome”
Dr. Nicholson has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, August 22, 2016
Ismail Jatoi, M.D.
Professor/Clinical
Dale H. Dorn, Chair in Surgery
Department of Surgery
Surgical Oncology Division
Topic – “Management of Women with a Hereditary Predisposition for Breast Cancer”
Dr. Jatoi has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, August 15, 2016
Matthew Sideman, M.D.
Associate Professor
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Topic – “MACRA – What Every Surgeon Needs to Know”
Dr. Sideman has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, August 8, 2016
Ronald M. Stewart, M.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Surgery
Dr. Witten B. Russ Chair in Surgery
Topic – “Introduction to Personal Finance for the Surgeon”
Dr. Stewart has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, August 1, 2016
Ronald M. Stewart, M.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Surgery
Dr. Witten B. Russ Chair in Surgery
Topic – “Hardwiring Surgical Quality Improvement”
Dr. Stewart has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, July 25, 2016
Alicia J. Logue, M.D., FACS
Assistant Professor
Associate Program Director
General Surgery Residency Program
Department of Surgery
Topic – “Updates and Challenges in Colorectal Oncology”
Dr. Logue has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, July 18, 2016
Deborah Mueller, M.D.
Associate Professor/Clinical
Trauma & Emergency Surgery
Department of Surgery
Topic – “Fat Embolism Syndrome”
Dr. Mueller has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, May 23, 2016
Travis Holloway, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
Topic – “Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancies”
Dr. Holloway has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, May 16, 2016
Lori L. Pounds, M.D., RVT, FACS
Associate Professor
Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Chief, Vascular Surgery Audie L. Murphy Veterans Hospital, San Antonio
Program Director, Vascular Surgery Fellowship
Topic – “The Final Foot”
Dr. Pounds has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, May 9, 2016
Saif Hassan, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
Topic – “Thyroid Nodule”
Dr. Hassan has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, May 2, 2016
Charles M. Richart, M.D., FACS, FCCM
General Surgery Residency Program Director
Associate Professor-Clinical
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Topic – “Patient Blood Management in General Surgery”
Dr. Richart has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, April 25, 2016
Mark Muir, M.D.
Assistant Professor/Clinical
Trauma & Emergency Surgery
Topic – “Management of Duodenal and Pancreatic Injuries”
Dr. Muir has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, April 18, 2016
Ashley McGinity, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
Topic – “Adrenal Tumors”
Dr. McGinity has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, April 11, 2016
Paula K. Shireman, M.D.
Professor
Vascular & Endovascular Surgery
Vice Dean for Team Science
The University of Texas Health Science Center
Topic – “Developing the Evidence Base for Vascular Trauma”
Dr. Shireman has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, April 4, 2016
Austin Lahourcade, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
Topic – “Peptic Ulcer Disease”
Dr. Lahourcade has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, March 28, 2016
David Hoyt, M.D., FACS
Executive Director
American College of Surgeons
Topic – “Damage Control Resuscitation: History and Current Status”
Dr. Hoyt has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, March 21, 2016
Justin Booth, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
Topic – “Colonic Diverticular Disease”
Dr. Booth has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, March 14, 2016
Sal Sordo, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
Topic – “Esophageal Perforation”
Dr. Sordo has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, March 7, 2016 – Grand Rounds Cancelled
Monday, February 29, 2016
Ronald M. Stewart, M.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Surgery
Dr. Witten B. Russ Chair in Surgery
Topic – “Beginning a Career in Surgery & Medicine” 7 P’s to Be
Dr. Stewart has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, February 22, 2016
Mike Kreager
Kreager Mitchell
San Antonio Business & Healthcare Law Firm
San Antonio, Texas
Topic – “Employment Contracts for Physicians”
Mike Kreage has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, February 8, 2016
Nilda M. Garcia, M.D., FACS
Dell Children’s Hospital
Director of Trauma
Dell Medical School
Austin, Texas
Topic – Pediatric Trauma Research “ATOMAC”
Dr. Garcia has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, February 1, 2016
Meeghan Lautner, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Division of Surgical Oncology & Endocrine Surgery
Department of Surgery
Topic – “The 3 P’s of Breast Surgery: Paget’s, Phyllodes and Papillomas” | View presentation
Dr. Lautner has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, January 25, 2016
Martin G. Schwacha, Ph.D.
Director of Trauma Immunopathology Research Laboratory
Division of Trauma and Emergency Surgery
Topic – “Danger, Damage and its Toll – Immunity and the Post-Injury Milieu”
Dr. Schwacha has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, January 11, 2016
Matthew Sideman, M.D.
Associate Professor
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Topic – “Coding 101”
Dr. Sideman has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, January 4, 2016
Kent Van Sickle, M.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division Chief of General and Minimally Invasive Surgery
Topic – “The Hernia Journey 2.0, Will It Ever End ?”
Dr. Van Sickle has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, December 21, 2015 – No Grand Rounds
Monday, December 14, 2015
Mark G. Davies, M.D., Ph.D., MBA
Professor and Chief, UT Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Director, South Texas Center for Vascular Care
University Hospital System, San Antonio
Topic – “Evolving Paradigms for Type B Aortic Dissections”
Dr. Davies has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, December 7, 2015
Taylor D. Hicks, M.D., FACS, RPVI
Assistant Professor/Clinical
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Topic – “Thoracic Outlet Syndrome”
Dr. Hicks has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, November 23, 2015
Ray Hosein, M.D.
PGY-5
UTHSCSA
Topic – “Soft Tissue Sarcoma”
Dr. Hosein has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, November 16, 2015
Brian J. Eastridge, M.D.
Professor, Clinical
Jocelyn and Joe Straus Endowed Chair in Trauma Research
Division of Trauma and Emergency Surgery
Topic – “Active Shooter in the Hospital”
Dr. Eastridge has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, November 9, 2015
Peter F. Lawrence, M.D.
Wiley F. Barker Endowed Chair in Vascular Surgery
Chief, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Topic – “Learning Open Vascular Surgery: Does Simulated Practice Make Perfect?”
Dr. Lawrence has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, November 2, 2015
Blaine Holbrook, Attorney
Owner & Shareholder
Evans, Rowe & Holbrook
San Antonio, TX
Topic – “Business and Risk in the Practice of Medicine”
Mr. Holbrook has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, October 26, 2015
Daniel L. Dent, M.D.
Distinguished Teaching Professor
Director, General Surgery Residency Program
Division of Trauma and Emergency Surgery
Topic – “Management of the Open Abdomen”
Dr. Dent has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, October 19, 2015
Richard Peterson, M.D.
Associate Professor and Chief, UTHSCSA Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery
Director, UT Center for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery
Assistant Director, Surgery Clerkship
General and Minimally Invasive Surgery
Topic – “Gastroparesis: Surgery – The Final Frontier?”
Dr. Peterson has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, October 12, 2015
Carole Villamaria, M.D.
General Surgery Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
Topic – “The Spectrum of Pancreatitis”
Dr. Villamaria has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, October 5, 2015 – No Grand Rounds
Monday, September 28, 2015
Ronald M. Stewart, M.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Surgery
Dr. Witten B. Russ Chair in Surgery
Topic – “Personal Finance for the Young Surgeon”
Dr. Stewart has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, September 21, 2015
Donald H. Jenkins, M.D., FACS
Professor and Trauma Medical Director
Saint Marys Hospital Rochester, MN
Chair, Southern Minnesota Regional Trauma Advisory Committee
Former Chair, PI Subcommittee and
Former Vice-chair of the Southwest
Texas Regional Advisory Committee on Trauma
Inventor of the Joint Trauma System PI for Department of Defense
Topic – “Pre-Hospital Plasma and Blood Products”
Dr. Jenkins has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, September 14, 2015
Alfred Trang, M.D.
Assistant Professor
MIS/Bariatrics Division of Surgery
Einstein Healthcare Network
Jefferson Medical College
East Norriton, PA
Topic – “Paraesophageal Hernias: When to Operate?” 
Dr. Trang has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, September 7, 2015 – No Grand Rounds – Labor Day Holiday
Monday, August 31, 2015
Wayne H. Schwesinger, M.D.
Professor
General and Minimally Invasive Surgery
Department of Surgery
Topic – “Bile Duct Injury, Just Say No”
Dr. Schwesinger has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, August 24, 2015
Ismail Jatoi, M.D.
Professor/Clinical
Dale H. Dorn, Chair in Surgery
Department of Surgery
Surgical Oncology Division – UTHSCSA
Topic – “Breast Cancer Adjuvant Systemic Therapy”
Dr. Jatoi has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, August 17, 2015
Jason Kempenich, M.D.
Major, USAF, MC
Associate Program Director
General Surgery
Keesler Medical Center
Topic – “Guiding Principles for the Recent Surgical Graduate”
Dr. Kempenich has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, August 10, 2015
Douglas Tyler, M.D.
Professor and Chairman
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX 
Topic – “Current Trends in the Management of Malignant Melanoma: A Surgical Perspective”
Dr. Tyler has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, August 3, 2015
Ronald M. Stewart, M.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Surgery
Dr. Witten B. Russ Chair in Surgery
Topic – “Pancreaticoduodenal Trauma”
Dr. Stewart has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, July 27, 2015
Lillian Liao, M.D., MPH
Assistant Professor/Clinical
Pediatric Trauma Medical Director
University Hospital Pediatric Trauma and Burn Director
Topic – “Geriatric Trauma: The Time to Care is Now”
Dr. Liao has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, July 20, 2015
LTC Andrew P. Cap, M.D., Ph.D., FACP
Medical Corps, US Army
Chief, Blood Research, US Army Institute of Surgical Research
Associate Professor of Medicine, Uniformed Services University
Program Director, Clinical Research Fellowship
Deputy Hematology-Oncology Consultant to the Surgeon General
Staff Hematologist-Oncologist, San Antonio Military Medical Center
Topic – “ROTEM for Monitoring Coagulation in Trauma Patients”
LTC Cap has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, July 13, 2015
Alicia J. Logue, M.D., FACS
Assistant Professor
Associate Program Director
General Surgery Residency Program
Topic – “Updates in Colorectal Cancer”
Dr. Logue has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, June 1, 2015
Mr. Eric Epley
CEM, NREMT-P
Executive Director
Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council (STRAC)
Topic – “Physician Identification and Security in Daily Practice and During Disasters”
Mr. Epley has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, May 18, 2015
Howard T. Wang, MD
Chief, Division of Plastic & Surgery
Residency Program Director
Associate Professor
Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery
Department of Otolaryngology
Topic – “What defines a good Surgeon, history of training, licensing/certification, and where do we go from here”?
Dr. Wang has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, May 11, 2015
Alfredo A. Santillan-Gomez, MD, MPH, FACS
Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery
Topic – “Update in Thyroid Surgery: The 2015 ATA Guidelines”
Dr. Santillan-Gomez has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, May 4, 2015
Lt. Col. Michael R. Davis, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Deputy Commander
U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research
Chief, Reconstructive Surgery and Regenerative Medicine
San Antonio Military Medical Center
Director, RESTOR Program (Restorative Endeavor for Service Members through Optimization of Reconstruction)
Topic – “Restoring Wounded Warriors: Reconstructive and Regenerative Modalities Driven by a Decade of Combat”
Dr. Davis has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, April 27, 2015
Mark Muir, MD
General Surgery Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
Topic – “Emerging Strategies for Resuscitation in Trauma”
Dr. Muir has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, April 20, 2015
Georges M. Haidar, MD
Assistant Professor/Clinical
Department of Surgery
Division of Vascular Surgery
Topic – “History and Evolution of Aortic Aneurysm Repair”
Dr. Haidar has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, April 13, 2015
Francisco G. Cigarroa, MD
Professor, Transplant Center
Hepatobiliary & Transplant Surgery
Director of Pediatric Transplantation
Ashbel Smith Professorship in Surgery
Topic – “From UT Medical student to Chancellor of the University of Texas System”
Dr. Cigarroa has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Monday, April 6, 2015
Ramon F. Cestero, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Trauma and Emergency Surgery
Topic – “Endpoints of Resuscitation – Have We Progressed Beyond Lactate?”Dr. Cestero has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.