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General Surgery Residency Team

Program Leaders

Benjamin Jarman

Benjamin T. Jarman, MD, FACS
Program Director of General Surgery Residency

Christine Waller

Christine J. Waller, MD
Associate Program Director of General Surgery Residency

Brandon Grover

Brandon T. Grover, DO, FACS
Surgical Skills Lab Director


Colette O'Heron
Program Specialist
(608) 775-2431
ctoheron@gundersenhealth.org

Faculty

The Surgery department encompasses general surgery, pediatric surgery, vascular surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, plastic and facial surgery, otolaryngology/head and neck surgery, orthopedic surgery, urologic surgery and neurosurgery.

Because of their teaching responsibilities, many of these surgeons are clinical professors of surgery at the University of Wisconsin, the University of Minnesota, the University of Iowa or the Medical College of Wisconsin.

General Surgery is divided into these surgical teams:

Team A - Thomas H. Cogbill, MD, vascular surgery; Clark A. Davis, MD, vascular surgery; Kevin L. Schoepel, MD, vascular surgery; and Irina Shakhnovich, MD, vascular surgery

Team B - Matthew T. Baker, MD, general, bariatric laparoscopic bypass surgery, and advanced laparoscopic surgery; Brandon T. Grover, DO, general, bariatric laparoscopic bypass surgery, and advanced laparoscopic surgery; Michitaka Kawata, MD, colon and rectal surgery; and Shanu N. Kothari, MD, general, bariatric laparoscopic bypass surgery, and advanced laparoscopic surgery

Team C - Mason G. Fisher, MD, general, surgical critical care and trauma; Basem Marcos, MD, surgical critical care and trauma; Jamie L. Prather, MD, surgical critical care and trauma; and Christine J. Waller, MD, surgical critical care and trauma

Team D - Benjamin T. Jarman, MD, general, hernia, laparoscopic surgery, and colon and rectal; Jared H. Linebarger, MD, general, breast and oncologic surgery; Stephen B. Shapiro, MD, general, endocrine, laparoscopic and oncologic surgery; and Travis J. Smith, MD, general, laparoscopic and hepatobiliary

Team E - Chief Surgery Resident Service - This service is staffed by the attending surgeons and is the responsibility of our chief residents.

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