Pediatric Surgery Training Programs

Looking for a pediatric surgery training program? APSA can help, with current listings from major research institutions around the country and Canada.

What are the characteristics of the ideal candidate?

Association of Pediatric Surgery Training Program Directors (APSTPD)

Barbara A. Gaines, MD - President
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
barbara.gaines@chp.edu 

Benedict C. Nwomeh, MD - Secretary
Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH
benedict.nwomeh@nationwidechildrens.org 

 

UNITED STATES

Alabama | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | District of Columbia | Florida 
Georgia | Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Kentucky | Maryland | Massachusetts | Michigan | Mississippi | Missouri 
Nebraska | New York | Ohio | OklahomaOregon | Pennsylvania | Rhode Island
Tennessee | Texas | Utah | Washington | Wisconsin

CANADA

Alberta | British Columbia | Nova Scotia | Ontario | Quebec

Alabama
Mike K. Chen, MD
University of Alabama Medical Center
University of Alabama at Birmingham
1600 7th Avenue, South, ACC300
Birmingham, AL 35233
205-939-9751
mike.chen@childrensal.org

Arizona
Daniel J. Ostlie, MD
Phoenix Children's Hospital
Mayo Clinic of Arizona
Administration, Suite 1350
1919 E. Thomas Road
Phoenix, AZ 85016
602-933-7003
dostlie@phoenixchildrens.com 

Arkansas
Samuel D. Smith, MD
University of Arkansas 
Arkansas Children's Hospital
800 Marshall Street
Little Rock, AR 72202
501-364-2943
smithsamueld@uams.edu

California
Edward Tagge, MD
Loma Linda University and Children's Hospital
Division of Pediatric Surgery
11175 Campus Street, CP 21111
Loma Linda, CA 92354
909-558-4619
etagge@llu.edu

Jeffrey S. Upperman, MD
University of Southern California
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
4650 Sunset Boulevard
MS #100
Los Angeles, CA 90027
323-361-7078
jupperman@chla.usc.edu

Timothy J. Fairbanks, MD
UCSD/Rady Children's Hospital
3030 Children's Way, Suite 107
San Diego, CA  92123
858-966-7711
tfairbanks@rchsd.org

Hanmin Lee, MD
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital
Division of Pediatric Surgery
1975 Fourth Street
C-2905
San Francisco, CA  94143
415-476-4086
Hanmin.lee@ucsf.edu
 

Matias Bruzoni, MD
Stanford University Medical Center
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
300 Pasteur Drive
Alway Bldg, M116
Stanford, CA 94305
650-723-6439
mbruzoni@stanfordchildrens.org 
 

Colorado
Frederick M. Karrer, MD
University of Colorado
Children's Hospital Colorado
Department of Pediatric Surgery, B-323
13123 E.16th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-6571
fritz.karrer@childrenscolorado.org

Connecticut
Christine M. Finck
University of Connecticut
Connecticut Children's Medical Center
282 Washington Street
Hartford, CT 06106
860-610-4227
cfinck@connecticutchildrens.org

Robert A. Cowles, MD
Yale-New Haven Hospital
Yale University School of Medicine
333 Cedar Street, FMB 131
P.O. Box 208062
New Haven, CT 06520-8062
203-785-2701
robert.cowles@yale.edu

Delaware
Loren Berman, MD
Thomas Jefferson/A.I. duPont Hospital for Children
1600 Rockland Road
Wilmington, DE  19803
302-651-5888
loren.berman@nemours.org​ 

District of Columbia
Andrea T. Badillo, MD
George Washington University
Children's National Medical Center
111 Michigan Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20010
202-476-2151
abadillo@cnmc.org 

Florida
Cathy A. Burnweit, MD
Nicklaus Children's Hospital
3200 SW 60th Court, Suite 201
Miami, FL 33155
305-662-8320
cathy.burnweit@mch.com  

Saleem Islam, MD
University of Florida
P.O. Box 100286
Gainesville, FL 32610
352-273-8825
Saleem.islam@surgery.ufl.edu

Paul D. Danielson, MD
All Children's Hospital
Johns Hopkins Medicine
601 Fifth Street South
Dept 70-6600
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
727-767-8810
Paul.Danielson@allkids.org

Georgia
Matt S. Clifton, MD
Emory University School of Medicine
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
1405 Clifton Road, N.E.
3rd Floor Surgical Services
Atlanta, GA 30322
404-785-0781
mclifto@emory.edu

Illinois
Fizan Abdullah, MD, PhD
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
225 E. Chicago Avenue 
Box #63
Chicago, IL 60611
312-227-4210
fabdullah@luriechildrens.org

Grace Mak, MD
University of Chicago
Comer Children's Hospital
5839 S. Maryland Avenue
MC 4062
Chicago, IL 60637
773-834-0516
gmak@surgery.bsd.uchicago.edu

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Indiana
Alan Ladd, MD
Indiana University School of Medicine
JW Riley Hospital for Children
Indiana University School of Medicine
702 Barnhill Drive, Suite 2500
Indianapolis, IN 46202
317-274-4681
aladd@iupui.edu

Iowa
Joel Shilyansky, MD
University of Iowa Children's Hospital
Division of Pediatric Surgery
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-356-1766
joel-shilyansky@uiowa.edu
 

Kentucky
Cynthia D. Downard, MD
Norton Children's Hospital
315 E Broadway Ste 565
Louisville, KY 40202
502-629-8630
C0Down01@louisville.edu

Maryland
Samuel M. Alaish, MD
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Bloomberg Children's Center, Suite 7331
1800 Orleans Street
Baltimore, MD 21287-0005
443-287-3160
salaish1@jhmi.edu

 

Massachusetts
Craig W. Lillehei, MD
Harvard University
Boston Children's Hospital
Department of Surgery
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
617-355-4503
craig.lillehei@childrens.harvard.edu

Michigan
Scott E. Langenburg, MD
Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center
Children's Hospital of Michigan
3901 Beaubien Boulevard
Detroit, MI 48201
313-745-5881
langburg@mac.com

Peter F. Ehrlich, MD MSc
University of Michigan
CS Mott Children's Hospital
1540 E Hospital Dr, SPC 4211
F3970 
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-0245
734-615-3298
pehrlich@med.umich.edu

Mississippi
David E. Sawaya, MD
University of Mississippi Medical Center
2500 N. State St
Jackson, MS 39216
601-984-5050
dsawaya@umc.edu

Missouri
Colleen M. Fitzpatrick, MD
Saint Louis University/ Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center
1465 South Grand Blvd
Saint Louis , MO 63104
314-577-5629
cfitzpa4@slu.edu

Shawn D. St. Peter, MD
University of Missouri at Kansas City
Children's Mercy Hospital
2401 Gillham road
Kansas City, MO 64108
816-983-6465
sspeter@cmh.edu

Patrick A. Dillon, MD
Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Consortium
St. Louis Children's Hospital
One Children's Place, Suite 5S60
St. Louis, MO 63110
314-454-6022
dillonp@wudosis.wustl.edu

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Nebraska
Robert A. Cusick, MD
University of Nebraska
Children's Hospital of Omaha
8200 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68114
402-955-7400
rcusick@childrensomaha.org

New York
Samuel Z. Soffer, MD
Cohen Children's Medical Center
NY NSLHS/Hofstra North Shore
269-01 76th Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
718-470-3636
ssoffer@nshs.edu

William Middlesworth, MD
Columbia Univesity
New York Presbyterian
Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
3959 Broadway
CHN 216-B
New York, NY 10032
212-342-8585
wm61@columbia.edu

Carroll M. Harmon, MD
SUNY at Buffalo
Women's and Children's Hospital of Buffalo
219 Bryant Street
Buffalo, NY 14222
716-878-7802
Charmon@kaleidahealth.org

Ohio
Daniel von Allmen
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
3333 Burnet Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45229
513-636-7365
Daniel.vonAllmen@cchmc.org

Benedict Nwomeh
Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive
ED-379
Columbus, OH 43205
614-722-3972
benedict.nwomeh@nationwidechildrens.org

Oklahoma
Cameron Mantor, MD
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
1200 Everett Drive
Ste 2320
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
405-271-5922
cameron-mantor@ouhsc.edu

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Oregon
Sanjay Krishnaswami, MD
Oregon Health and Sciences University
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park RdCDW-7
Portland, OR 97239
503-460-0065
krishnas@ohsu.edu

Pennsylvania
Barbara A. Gaines, MD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Department of Pediatric General & Thoracic Surgery
One Children's Hospital Drive
4401 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15224
412-692-8288
barbara.gaines@chp.edu

Thane A. Blinman, MD
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
215-590-4510
blinman@email.chop.edu

Rajeev Prasad, MD
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
Erie Avenue at Front Street
Philadelphia, PA 19134
215-427-5446
rajeev.prasad@tenethealth.com

Rhode Island
Arlet G. Kurkchubasche, MD
Brown University
Hasbro Children's Hospital
2 Dudley Street, Suite 190
Providence, RI 02905
401-421-1939
arlet_kurkchubasche@brown.edu

Tennessee
Eunice Huang, MD
University of Tennessee
Health Science Center
51 N. Dunlap, Suite 220
Memphis, TN 38105
901-287-6300
ehuang@uthsc.edu

Dai H. Chung, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
2200 Children's Way, Suite 7100
Nashville, TN 37232
615-936-1050
dai.chung@vanderbilt.edu

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Texas
KuoJen Tsao, MD
University of Texas
6431 Fannin Street
Suite 5.258
Houston, TX 77030
713-500-7300
kuojen.tsao@uth.tmc.edu

Mark V. Mazziotti, MD
Baylor College of Medicine
Texas Children's Hospital
6701 Fannin St. Suite 1210
Houston, TX 77030-2399
832-822-3135
mvmazziotti@gmail.com

Diana L. Diesen, MD
University of Texas
Dallas Children's Hospital
1935 Medical District Drive
Suite D2032
Dallas, TX 75235
214-456-6040
dld5b@hotmail.com

Utah
Douglas C. Barnhart, MD
Primary Children's Medical Center
100 N. Mario Capecchi, Ste 2600
Salt Lake City, UT 84113-1103
801- 662-2950
douglas.barnhart@imail.org

Washington
Patrick Javid, MD
University of Washington
Seattle Children's Hospital
Department of Surgery, OA.9.220
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
206-987-6129
patrick.javid@seattlechildrens.org

Wisconsin
Casey Calkins, MD
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
9000 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53226
414-266-6550
ccalkins@chw.org

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CANADA

Alberta
Steven R. Lopushinsky, MD
University Calgary
Alberta Children's Hospital
2888 Shaganappi Trail NW
Calgary, AB T3B 6A8
403-955-2460
steven.lopushinsky@albertahealthservices.ca

British Columbia
Robert J. Baird, MD
University of British Columbia
B.C. Children's Hospital
BCCH - Surgery
K0-134, 4480 Oak Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
robert.baird@cw.bc.ca

Nova Scotia
Rodrigo Romao, MD
Dalhousie University, Halifax
IWK Health Centre
Children's Site
5950-5980 University Avenue
Halifax, NS B3J 3G9
902-470-8114
rodrigo.romao@iwk.nshealth.ca

Ontario
Georges Azzie, MD
University of Toronto
The Hospital for Sick Children
Department of Pediatric Surgery
1505-555 University Ave
Toronto, ON M5G 1X8
416-813-7654 x 202413
geoazz@hotmail.com

Kyle Cowan, MD
University of Ottawa
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
401 Smyth Road
Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1
kcowan@cheo.on.ca

Helene Flageole, MD
McMaster Children's Hospital
1200 Main Street, W.
#4E8
Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5
905-521-2100 x75244
flageol@mcmaster.ca

Quebec
Pramod S. Puligandla, MD
McGill University
Department of Surgery
Montreal Children's Hospital
2300 Tupper Street
Montreal, QC H3H 1P3
514-412-4438
pramod.puligandla@mcgill.ca

Michel Lallier, MD
Universite de Montreal
Departement de Chirurgie
Hopital Sainte-Justine
3175 chemin cote Ste-Catherine
Montreal, QC H3T 1C5
514-345-4931
michel_lallier@ssss.gouv.qc.ca

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