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Jefferson Surgical Solutions

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Matthew P. Jenkins, MD, has joined the Division of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Jenkins completed his general surgery residency at Temple University Hospital in 2013 and remained there for fellowship training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is board certified and sees patients at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

Anirudh Kohli, MD, has joined the Division of Acute Care Surgery. Dr. Kohli completed his general surgery residency at the Montefiore Medical Center at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, followed by a fellowship in Surgical Critical Care at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, NJ. He is board certified and sees patients at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and on the Main Line.

Matthew W. LaPorta, MD, has joined the Division of Acute Care Surgery. Dr. LaPorta completed his internship and four years of surgical residency at INOVA Fairfax Medical Campus in Falls Church (IFMC), Virginia. After residency, Dr. LaPorta remained at IFMC to complete a fellowship surgical critical care. He is board certified and sees patients at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and on the Main Line.

Louis E. Samuels, MD, FACS, has joined the Division of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. Dr. Samuels completed a general surgery residency, followed by a cardiothoracic residency at Hahnemann University. He has had a faculty appointment as a Professor of Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University since 2012. As a member of the full time staff here at Jefferson, he will now have a teaching relationship with our surgical residents and fellows. Dr. Samuels sees patients at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

Gerald A. Isenberg, MD, FACS, Professor of Surgery, has been named Editor in Chief of ACS Case Reviews in Surgery, a new journal from the American College of Surgeons. The inaugural issue will be published in winter of 2017.

Congratulations to Jonathan Brody, PhD, on his promotion to Professor of Surgery and Pathology, Anatomy and Cell Biology. Dr. Brody is the Vice Chair for Research and Director, Division of Surgical Research.

Congratulations to Geoffrey Ouma, DO, on his promotion to Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Ouma is a vascular medicine specialist at the Jefferson Vascular Center.

Congratulations to Francesco Palazzo, MD, FACS, on his promotion to Associate Professor of Surgery. Dr. Palazzo is Vice Chair of the Department of Surgery and Chief of Surgery at Methodist Hospital.

Congratulations to Zi-xuan (Zoe) Wang, MD, on her promotion to Associate Professor of Pathology and Surgery. Dr. Wang is Scientific Director of the Molecular & Genomic Pathology Lab.

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