Department of Surgery

2020-2021 Resident Roster

Residents

R-1 Residents

     
Resident Medical School Hometown Background

Anthony Brusnhan, D.O.

Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

Cleveland,OH

Hobbies: reading and hiking 

Corinna Crayton, M.D.

Indiana University School of Medicine

 

 

Douglas Gouchoe, M.D.

Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

Concord, MA

Favorite part about WSU General Surgery program: My co-residents

Jordan Hess, M.D.

University of Kentucky College of Medicine

Warren, Oregon

Hobbies: Running, hiking, painting, watching movies

Courtney Johnson, D.O.

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Auburn Campus

Atlanta, Georgia

 

Astrid Leon, M.D.

Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine

Los Angeles, CA

Favorite part about WSU General Surgery program: Residents and attendings are approachable, knowledgeable, and skilled. The diversity among the program allows one to find several mentors to meet each need. 

Caleb McClary, M.D.

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Rochester, NY

Hobbies: Basketball, Military History, Cross training 

Justin Robbins, M.D.

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine

Oklahoma City, OK

Favorite things in Dayton: There are some great parks and trails to explore. 

Landon Rosevear, D.O.

West Virginia University School of Osteopathic Medicine

Leawood, KS

Favorite part about WSU General Surgery program: Great place to experience multiple strong surgical specialities to prepare you for your future on your own

Matthew Schaeffer, M.D.

University of Illinois College of Medicine

Plymouth, Michigan 

Hobbies: Exercise, Sports, Reading, Urbanism 

Michaella Thomas, D.O.

Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

Springboro, Ohio 

Favorite things in Dayton: Ride the bike paths, hike/run Sugarcreek, Oregon district, Schuster center, Ghostlight coffee, yoga  

R-2 Residents

   
Resident Medical School  Hometown Background

Ryan Deci, DO*

Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine

Tuscaloosa, Alabama Favorite part about WSU General Surgery program: The network and diversity of hospitals, attending surgeons, and staff that the residents get to work with broadens our exposure and experience, allowing us to become our own brand of surgeon. 

Jill Jozefowicz, DO*

Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Aurora, IL

Favorite part about WSU General Surgery program: The diversity of people, the camaraderie of those people, and the variety of hospitals and types of practices we get exposure to.

 

Sarah Katchen, M.D.

Medical University of South Carolina

Galesburg, IL

Hobbies: Hiking through rivers, climbing, gardening, and doing all of those things with my friends and dogs

 

Heather Lesch, MD

University of Central Florida COM

 

 

Sisi Lu, MD

University of Cincinnati COM

Akron, Ohio

Favorite things in Dayton: Going to breweries with my friends

Frank Speranza, MD

Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine

 

 

Marc Thoma, MD*

Wright State University SOM

Beavercreek, Ohio Hobbies: Exercising, Golf, live music events, enjoying a good IPA or bourbon when able.  

Tyler Yorgason, DO

Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

 

R-3 Residents

     
Resident Medical School  Hometown Background

Micah Ancheta, DO

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences

Springfield, MO

Hobbies: BBQ, golfing, craft beer/whiskey, Music

Samantha Brock, MD

F. Edward Hebert SOM 

Safety Harbor, FL

Favorite part about WSU General Surgery program: The sense of community among the residents and a good balance between academics and community setting learning 

Arianna Cabreles, M.D.

Indiana University School of Medicine

Omaha, NE

Hobbies: Playing piano, spending time with family, graphic design

 

Kipfer, Savannah, MD

Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

 

William Pinette, MD

Loma Linda University SOM

Nipomo, CA

Hobbies: Hanging out with my wife and my dog, wrenching, barbecue

Jonathon Rogers, MD

Indiana University SOM

Chesterton, IN

Hobbies: Basketball, weight lifting, video games

Casey Walk, MD

Wright State University SOM

 

 

R-4 Residents

     
Resident Medical School Hometown Background

Kyle Harris, DO

Michigan State University COOM

Battle Creek, MI

Hobbies: Running/Working Out, Dog Walking, Painting, Random House Repairs

Daniel Kirkpatrick, MD

Creighton University SOM 

Billings, Montana

Favorite things in Dayton: Visit the Dayton's Metroparks with family

Ashley Pinette, MD

Howard University

 

 

Zechariah Rhodes, MD

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences COM

Kapsowar, Kenya

Hobbies: Spending time with my beautiful wife Laila.  Working out, Wood Working, International Politics 

Thomas Sensing, DO

Lake Eric COOM, Bradenton

Franklin, TN

Favorite part about WSU General Surgery program: The camaraderie between the residents, and that we get to operate a lot. 

Benjamin Simpson, MD

University of Cincinnati COM

 

 

 

Linda Ubadigbo, MD

Wright State University SOM

 

 

 

Rachel Yuen, MD

Tulane University SOM

Spokane, WA

Favorite part about WSU General Surgery program: Cohesiveness of my class, several avenues to voice feedback, variety of surgeons we work with

R-5 Residents

     
Resident Medical School  Hometown Background

Casey Babbitt, MD

Wright State University SOM

Columbus, Ohio

Hobbies: Gardening, reading, playing with my dogs

Taeyong Choi, MD

Chung-Ang University COM

Seoul, South Korea

Favorite part about WSU General Surgery program: Get to work with diverse range of attending surgeons

Alyssa Hewitson, MD

Virginia Commonwealth University SOM

Spotsylvania, VA

Favorite part about WSU General Surgery program: The community feel, we are all close and can rely on each other for support or help when needed!

Ashleigh Guinn, DO

Philadelphia COOM

Dunedin, FL

Hobbies: CrossFit, adopting dogs, kayaking, snow skiing, riding my bike 

Hilary McKinley, DO

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences

 

 

Madalyn Morse, DO

Arizona COOM of Midwestern University

 

 

Matthew Schreiner, MD

University of Louisville SOM

Louisville, KY

Hobbies: Photography, traveling, skiing, hiking.

Research Residents

     
Resident Medical School Hometown Background
Catherine Entriken  University of South Carolina SOM Union, NJ Favorite things in Dayton: 

Hiking at John Bryan State Park, Air Force museum 

Rodrigo Gerardo Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine Brecksville, Ohio Favorite part about WSU General Surgery residency program: The sense of community

 

 

Last edited on 06/24/2020.