Current Residents

Current Residents

Chief Resident (PGY 8, Independent Program)

 Deborah Yu, M.D.

General Surgery Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center

Graduate: Georgetown University School of Medicine

Undergraduate: Princeton University

Clinical/Research Interests: Breast Reconstruction

Hobbies and Activities: I love to travel - recent trips include New Zealand, Argentina, Norway, and Iceland.  I also enjoy wine tasting and trying new restaurants.

Publications:

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Chief Resident (PGY 6, Integrated Program)

Shruti Tannan, M.D.

Graduate: University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Undergraduate: University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Clinical/Research Interests: breast reconstruction, hand surgery, craniofacial surgery, and reconstructive microsurgery

Hobbies and Activities: picnics with friends at local Virginia wineries, shopping at the Saturday morning market, and jogging down the Rivanna River Trail with my husband.

Publications:

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Senior Resident (PGY 7, Independent Program)

Justin P. Martin, M.D.

General Surgery Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham

Graduate: University of Alabama School of Medicine

Undergraduate: Vanderbilt University

Clinical/Research Interests: Oncologic reconstruction, hand surgery, aesthetic surgery

Hobbies and Activities: Fishing, hunting, traveling, cooking, reading

Publications:

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Senior Resident (PGY 5, Integrated Program)

Alexander F. Mericli, M.D.

Graduate: Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University

Undergraduate: Allegheny College

Clinical/Research Interests: microvascular reconstruction, breast reconstruction, craniofacial trauma, aesthetic surgery, outcomes research, tissue engineering and adipose stem cells

Hobbies and Activities: Exploring Charlottesville and dining out with my wife, hiking, snowboarding, traveling

Publications:

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Junior Resident (PGY 6, Indepedent Program)

Daniel Murariu, M.D.

General Surgery Residency: University of Hawaii

Graduate: Tulane University School of Medicine

Undergraduate:

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Publications:

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Junior Resident (PGY 4, Integrated Program)

Brent R. DeGeorge Jr., M.D., Ph.D.

Graduate: Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University - M.D.

                 Thomas Jefferson University - Ph.D.

Undergraduate: The College of William and Mary

Clinical/Research Interests: I have a Ph.D. in Molecular Pharmacology and Structural Biology, specifically investigating the role of G protein-coupled receptor signaling in surgical models of murine heart failure.  I am interest in applying the techniques I learned during my training to altering the signaling environment of chronic wounds.

Hobbies and Activities: My wife, a UVA Family Medicine resident, and I have a three year old son, so we have no free time.  However, I enjoy playing guitar, golf, eating barbeque, and cooking.

Publications:

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PGY 3, Integrated

Kasandra Hanna, M.D.

Graduate: University of Virginia School of Medicine

Undergraduate: University of Maryland

Clinical/Research Activities: Breast reconstruction, specifically the effects of using acelluar dermal matrix

Hobbies and Activities: In my free time, I enjoy taking advantage of the many hiking trails Charlottesville has to offer with my husband and two dogs.

Publications:

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PGY 2, Integrated

Bryce Olenczak, M.D.

Graduate: University of Maryland School of Medicine

Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University

Clinical/Research Activities: Composite tissue allograft transplantation

Hobbies and Activities:

Publications:

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PGY 1, Integrated

Anthony Archual, M.D.

Graduate: University of Toledo School of Medicine

Undergraduate: Ohio State University

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Publications:

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