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Committee Members:

DEI Committee Members

Christine Shokrzadeh, MD

Chair - Christine Shokrzadeh, MD

Assistant Professor
Vascular Surgery

Julie Park, MD

Vice Chair - Julie Park, MD

Stephen R. Lewis Professor
Director of Breast Reconstruction
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Resident Advocate - Cynthia Kassab, MD

Resident
General Surgery

Jennifer Akin, MD

Resident
Plastic Surgery

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Channa Blakely, MD

Resident
Vascular Surgery

Melanie Connolly

Melanie Connolly, MS

Medical Illustrator & Animator
Department of Surgery

Jennifer Den, MD

Resident
General Surgery
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Laxmi Dongur, MD

Resident
General Surgery

Jessica Figueredo, DO, MS

Resident
General Surgery

Camila Franco Mesa, MD

Resident
General Surgery
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Fernando Lamberton Hinojosa, MD

Resident
General Surgery
Richard Lu

Richard Lu, MD

James E. Thompson, MD Family Distinguished Professor in Surgical Simulation

Assistant Professor

Associate Program Director,
General Surgery Residency Program
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Navyatha Mohan (Naya), MD

Resident
Surgical Research
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Pablo Padilla, MD

Resident
Plastic Surgery

Stacia Pfost, MD

Fellow
Breast Surgical Oncology

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Iyer Prashanth, MD

Resident
Vascular Surgery


  • Dr. Shokrzadeh & Dr. Park
  • Two DEI Committee members
  • Several DEI Committee Members
  • Several DEI Committee Members
  • Several DEI Committee Members
  • Two DEI Committee members