Alec C. Beekley, MD, FACS, has joined the Division of Acute Care Surgery. Until recently, Dr. Beekley served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army Medical Corps stationed at Madigan Army Medical Center in Ft. Lewis, Washington. He served as a staff surgeon in both Afghanistan and Iraq. His focus will be acute care and bariatric surgery.
Jonathan Brody, PhD, has been named the Director of the Division of Surgical Research. His research focuses on pancreatic cancer and targeted therapies.
Nicholas Cavarocchi, MD, FACS, has joined the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Most recently, he served as Director of the Heart Transplant Program and the Co-Director of the Heart and Vascular Intensive Care Unit at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. He will serve as the Director of the Surgical Critical Care Unit.
Drs. Steven Copit, Eugene Kennedy, and Francis Rosato, Jr. each received the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Education and Drs. Gerald Isenberg and Barry Mann received the Dean’s Citation for Faculty Mentoring at this year’s Faculty Awards Dinner.
George J. Koenig Jr., DO, has joined the Division of Acute Care Surgery. Dr. Koenig recently completed a fellowship in Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He will provide care at both Jefferson University Hospital and the outreach trauma program at Paoli Hospital.
Stacey Milan, MD, a 2009 graduate of the residency program, has joined the Division of General Surgery. Dr. Milan recently completed a fellowship in Endocrine Surgery at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Her primary focus will be endocrine surgery.
Atul S. Rao, MD, a 2008 graduate of the residency program, has joined the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. Dr. Rao recently completed a two-year fellowship in Vascular Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He will provide care at both at Jefferson University Hospital and Methodist Hospital.
Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS, recently performed his 1,000th Whipple procedure—typically performed to treat malignant tumors involving the pancreas, common bile duct or duodenum. Only one other surgeon in the United States has reached this milestone for this procedure.
"News in Brief,"
Jefferson Surgical Solutions: Vol. 5:
2, Article 9.
Available at: https://jdc.jefferson.edu/jss/vol5/iss2/9