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Faculty

Surgery Department Chair

Alex D. Ammar, M.D., Professor and Chair
University of Virginia - Charlottesville
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Fellowship: Peripheral Vascular Surgery, University of California, San Francisco

Surgery Residency Program Director

Michael Porter, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor and Program Director
University of Kansas - Kansas City
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Fellowship: Colon & Rectal Surgery - Ferguson Hospital, Grand Rapids

Surgery Residency Associate Program Director

Kyle Vincent, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor and Associate Program Director
University of Oklahoma
Residency: Orlando Health - Orlando, Florida

Surgery Residency Assistant Program Director

Jack Shellito, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor and Assistant Program Director
Tufts University - Boston
Residency: University of Michigan
Fellowship: Vascular - University of Tennessee

Research Director

James M. Haan, M.D., Clinical Professor
University of Michigan Medical School
Residency: University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Fellowship: Trauma/Critical Care, University of Maryland

Department of Surgery Faculty

David Acuna, D.O. - Clinical Assistant Professor
Ohio University - Athens
Residency: Grandview Hospital & Medical Center - Dayton
Fellowship: Trauma & Critical Care - University of Cincinnati

Ali Ahmad, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
Aga Khan University
Internship: Brown University - Providence
Internship: New York Medical College - New Rochelle
Residency: University of New Mexico - Albuquerque
Fellowship: Surgical Oncology - Boston University - Providence

Chad Ammar, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Fellowship: Vascular Surgery - Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA

Matt Arneson, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Washington
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita

R. Larry Beamer, M.D. - Clinical Associate Professor
University of Kansas School of Medicine 
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Fellowship: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy - Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia

Samantha Beck, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Arkansas - Little Rock
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita

Robert W. Bingaman, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Oklahoma - Oklahoma City
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita

Nicholas Brown, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Fellowship: Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Surgery - University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston

Frederic C. Chang, M.D. - Professor Emeritus
Harvard University - Boston
Residency: University of Utah College of Medicine

Therese Cusick, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor & Clerkship Director
University of Illinois - Peoria Illinois
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita

A.J. Farha, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
American University of Beirut
Residency: State University of New York - Syracuse, New York
Fellowship: Urology - State University of New York - Syracuse, New York

B. G. Ferris, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Residency: St. Francis Hospital, Wichita
Fellowship: Plastic Surgery - University of Kansas, Kansas City

James French, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Nebraska - Omaha
Residency:  Wesley Medical Center - Wichita

Austin George, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita

David Grantham, M.D. - Clinical Instructor
University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston
Residency: University of Oklahoma - Tulsa
Fellowship: Burn/Surgical Critical Care - University of Texas, Galveston, TX

Brett Grizzell, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Surgery - Washington University, St. Louis

Paul B. Harrison, M.D. - Clinical Professor
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Residency: Wesley Medical Center, Wichita

Andy Hentzen, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Nebraska - Omaha
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita

Jeremy Howes, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
Louisiana State University - New Orleans
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita

Diane Hunt, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita

Steven A. Hutchinson, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Kansas School of Medicine 
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Fellowship: Peripheral Vascular Surgery - Mayo Clinic, Rochester

G. J. Khicha, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Rajasthan - Jaipur, India
Residency: St. Francis Hospital - Hartford Connecticut
Fellowship: Thoracic Surgery - Missouri State Chest Hospital - Mt. Vernon, Missouri

Sanjay Khicha, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
Tulane University - New Orleans
Residency: Boston University - Boston
Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Surgery - Ochsner Clinic - New Orleans                                          
Thoracic Surgery & Thoracic Transplantation - University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia

Brent A. Lancaster, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
Texas A & M College of Medicine, College Station
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita

Marilee F. McBoyle, M.D. - Clinical Associate Professor
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Fellowship: Trauma and Burn - University of New Mexico

Douglas J. Milfeld, M.D. - Clinical Associate Professor
Baylor College of Medicine - Houston
Residency: Baylor Affiliated Hospitals Program, Houston
Fellowship: Thoracic Surgery - Baylor Affiliated Hospitals

Todd Murphy, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Oklahoma - Tulsa
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Fellowship: Trauma - Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Jody Neff, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Residency:  Baylor University - Dallas

Christina Nicholas, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
University of South Dakota
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita 

Mark Niederee, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita

R. Joseph Nold, M.D. - Clinical Associate Professor
University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Fellowship: Trauma/Critical Care - Johns Hopkins, Baltimore

E. Ragnar Peterson, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Kansas City

Stacy L. Peterson, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Fellowship: Plastic Surgery - University of Kansas, Kansas City

Scott A. Porter, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita

Justin Reed, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Fellowship: Colon and Rectal Surgery - Baylor University

Thomas Resch, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Fellowship: Burn - Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD
Fellowship: Trauma - University of Maryland, Baltimore MD

Noel Sanchez, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Fellowship: Colon and Rectal Surgery - Oschner Medical Center, New Orleans

J. M. Shaw, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Fellowship: Plastic Surgery - University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston

Jack Shellito, M.D. - Clinical Associate Professor
Tufts University - Boston
Residency: University of Michigan
Fellowship: Vascular - University of Tennessee

John L. Smith, M.D. - Clinical Professor
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Fellowship: Transplant Surgery - University of Iowa, Iowa City

Amy Sprole, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
Cornell University Medical College
Residency: New York Presbyterian Hospital

Lindsay Strader, D.O. - Clinical Assistant Professor
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Fellowship: Colon and Rectal Surgery - Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL

Patty Tenofsky, M.D. - Clinical Associate Professor
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita

B. W. Thomas, D.O. - Clinical Assistant Professor
Oklahoma State University - Tulsa Oklahoma
Residency: Memorial Hospital - York, Pennsylvanian
Fellowship: Trauma - Grant Medical Center, Columbus

Vanessa Voge, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita 
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita 
Fellowship: Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery - Albert Einstein COM, Montefiore- New York

Jason Woolard, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita 
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita 
Fellowship: Vascular Surgery - Baylor University, Dallas

William Waswick, M.D. - Clinical Assistant Professor
University of North Dakota School of Medicine - Grand Forks, North Dakota
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita

Last modified: Oct 02, 2018
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Department of Surgery

KU School of Medicine-Wichita
929 N. St. Francis, Room #3082
Wichita, KS 67214
(316) 268-5990

Dawn Fountain, C-TAGME
General Surgery Residency Coordinator
dfountain@kumc.edu

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