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Be a Part of History Going Forward
cottrell surgery lab [View Image]The Cottrell Innovation Suite will continue the VCU Department of Surgery’s long-standing tradition of excellence in research, innovation, surgical education, and surgical testing.
The location is Sanger Hall, 1101 East Marshall Street, 9th floor, the same location where Drs. Lower and Hume made history 50 years ago.
This project is being funded by philanthropic dollars, and a gift of $10,000 which can be paid over five years will include you in this history and put your name on the donor wall.
To start giving today, please visit https://www.support.vcu.edu/give/
For more information call Joy Malkin at 859-948-6277 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Video rendering of the Christine B. and David E. Cottrell Surgery Innovation Suite
New Team Members
Dr. Chong comes to us from the University of Colorado where he was an Associate Professor of Surgery, and Program Director for their Plastic Surgery Residency Program. In addition, he was the Medical Director of Plastic Surgery and the Plastic Surgery Clinic at University of Colorado in Aurora, Colorado.
Start date: 10/1/21
Dr. Puig comes to us from Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, after graduating from the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine’s General Surgery Residency Program in 2018, and more recently, from the Thoracic Surgery Fellowship Program at Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education.
start date August 1
Dr. Trevino joins us from the University of Florida-Gainesville, where he has taught since 2011 as an associate professor of surgery with tenure in the Division of Surgical Oncology and Pancreaticobiliary Surgery. He received his medical degree from the University of Illinois where he also completed his general surgery residency.
Dr. Trevino completed a research fellowship in cancer biology, tumor signaling, and biology at MD Anderson and his surgical oncology fellowship at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute. His interests include cancer health disparities, pancreatic cancer biology and tumor microenvironment, cancer cachexia, novel therapeutics and how they relate to pancreatic cancer health equity.
Dr. Louie received his MPH and medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He then joined the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center for residency and then returned to UNC for a fellowship in complex general surgical oncology and traineeship in geriatric oncology.
His interests include breast cancer disparities and outcomes research, as well as disparities in care for the aging surgical oncology patient population.
Dr. Mountziaris is an Assistant Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at VCU Health. She was raised in upstate New York, and graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University. She earned her medical degree, as well as a Ph.D. in Bioengineering, through the Medical Scientist Training Program at Baylor College of Medicine and Rice University. She completed residency at Albany Medical Center, followed by fellowship training in complex reconstruction and microsurgery at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Her clinical interests include complex oncologic and trauma reconstruction, with a focus on microsurgical flaps.
Keep up with faculty news, residency education, surgery research and more! Surgical Notes
VCU Surgery has seen significant growth in our core missions of innovation, education and clinical programs. 2019 Annual Report
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