Jefferson Surgical Solutions


Francesco Palazzo, MD, has been promoted to Professor of Surgery.

Drs. Adam Bodzin, George Koenig, and Dawn Salvatore, have been promoted to Associate Professor of Surgery.

T. Sloane Guy, MD, MBA, was recently appointed Vice Chief of the Division of Cardiac Surgery and Clinical Director, Cardiac Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

Chair of Surgery at Jefferson Health – Abington, Orlando Kirton, MD, was named a 2022 History Maker by the Philadelphia Tribune.

General Surgery resident, Sunjay Kumar, MD, was named the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Guidelines Fellow for 2022 – 2024.

Olubenga Okusanya, MD, was included in the National Minority Quality Forum’s “40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health” for 2022. He also received the Levi Watkins Innovation and Leadership Scholarship from Thoracic Surgery Foundation.

Kathleen Thistle, MSN, RN, CRNP, ACNP-BC received the Center City 2021 DAISY Award for consistently demonstrating excellence through clinical expertise and extraordinary compassionate care.