Current Residents

Learn more about our senior residents, junior residents, PGY–3 residents, PGY–2 residents, and PGY–1 residents.

Senior Residents

Senior Residents 2013-14
Senior residents clockwise from bottom left, Benson Pulikkottil, M.D.; Craig Lehrman, M.D.; Steven Bailey, M.D.; Georges Tabbal, M.D.; and Jacob Unger, M.D.

Steven Bailey, M.D.

Steven Bailey, M.D. – PGY–7 (Independent)

  • Hometown: Huntsville, AL
  • Undergraduate: Morehouse College
  • Medical School: Meharry Medical College
  • Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (General Surgery)

Craig Lehrman, M.D.

Craig Lehrman, M.D. – PGY5 (Integrated)

  • Hometown: Roswell, NM
  • Undergraduate: University of New Mexico
  • Medical School: University of New Mexico School of Medicine
  • Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)
Benson Pulikkottil, M.D.

Benson Pulikkottil, M.D. – PGY7 (Independent)

  • Hometown: New City, NY
  • Undergraduate: Siena College
  • Medical School: Albany Medical College
  • Residency: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (General Surgery)
Georges Tabbal, M.D.

Georges Tabbal, M.D. – PGY5 (Integrated)

  • Hometown: Alpine, NJ
  • Undergraduate: New York University
  • Medical School: New York University School of Medicine
  • Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)
Jacob Unger, M.D.

Jacob Unger, M.D. – PGY5 (Integrated)

  • Hometown: West Allenhurst, NJ
  • Undergraduate: Tulane University
  • Medical School: New York University School of Medicine
  • Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)

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Junior Residents

Junior Residents 2013-14
(l-r) Jack Scheuer, M.D.; Ran Stark, M.D.; Bridget Harrison, M.D.; Corrine Wong, M.D.; Purushotam Nagarkar, M.D.; and Phillip Dauwe, M.D.


Phillip Dauwe, M.D.

Phillip Dauwe, M.D. PGY–4 (Integrated) 

  • Hometown: Dallas, TX
  • Undergraduate: Southern Methodist University
  • Medical School: UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)
Bridget Harrison, M.D.

Bridget Harrison, M.D. PGY4 (Integrated) 

  • Hometown: Wichita, KS
  • Undergraduate: University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Medical School: University of Kansas
  • Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)
Purushottam Nagarkar, M.D.

Purushottam Nagarkar, M.D. PGY4 (Integrated) 

  • Hometown: Pune, India
  • Undergraduate: Rice University, Houston TX
  • Medical School: UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)
Jack Scheuer, M.D.

Jack Scheuer, M.D., PGY6 (Independent)

  • Hometown: Camden, SC
  • Undergraduate: University of Virginia
  • Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina
  • Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (General Surgery)
Ran Stark, M.D.

Ran Stark, M.D., PGY6 (Independent)

  • Hometown: Huntingdon Valley, PA
  • Undergraduate: University of Delaware
  • Medical School: Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University
  • Residency: Morristown Medical Center
Corrine Wong, M.D.

Corrine Wong, M.D., PGY4 (Integrated)
"Plastic Surgery research has opened up a whole new frontier in reconstructive surgery for me, and helped me gain knowledge + skills necessary for my career." – Corrine Wong, M.D.  

  • Undergraduate: St. Bartholomew’s & the Royal London School of Medicine
  • Medical School: St. Bartholomew’s & the Royal London School of Medicine
  • Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)

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PGY–3 Residents (Integrated)

PGY3 Residents
(l-r) PGY–3 residents Carey Campbell, M.D.; Menyoli Malafa, M.D.;
Dinah Wan, M.D.; and Huay-Zong Law, M.D.


Carey Faber, M.D.

Carey Campbell, M.D.

  • Hometown: Memphis, TN
  • Undergraduate: Princeton University
  • Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)


Huay-Zong Law, M.D.

Huay-Zong Law, M.D. (Integrated)

  • Hometown: Houston, TX
  • Undergraduate: The University of Texas at Austin
  • Medical School: Washington University in St. Louis
  • Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)


Menyoli Malafa, M.D.

Menyoli Malafa, M.D. (Integrated)

  • Hometown: Tampa, FL
  • Undergraduate: Stanford University
  • Medical School: University of South Florida
  • Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)


Dinah Wan, M.D.

Dinah Wan, M.D. (Integrated)

  • Hometown: Taipei, Taiwan
  • Undergraduate: Case Western Reserve University
  • Medical School: Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)

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PGY–2 (Integrated)

PGY2
(l-r) PGY–2 residents Christopher Costa, M.D.; Deniz Basci, M.D.; Megan Vucovich, M.D.; and Reza Kordestani, M.D.
Deniz Basci, M.D.

Deniz Basci, M.D. (Integrated)

  • Hometown: Potomac, M.D.
  • Undergraduate: Duke University
  • Medical School: George Washington University School of Medicine and M.D. Health Sciences
  • Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)
Christopher Costa, M.D.

Christopher Costa, M.D., M.P.H.  (Integrated)

  • Hometown: Reno, NV
  • Undergraduate: Hawaii Pacific University
  • Medical School: John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii
  • Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)
Reza Kordestani, M.D.

Reza Kordestani, M.D. (Integrated)

  • Hometown: Sterling, VA
  • Undergraduate: Duke University
  • Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School
  • Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)
Megan Vucovich, M.D.

Megan Vucovich, M.D. (Integrated)

  • Hometown: Birmingham, AL
  • Undergraduate: Dartmouth College
  • Medical School: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)

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PGY–1(Integrated)

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(l-r) PGY–1 residents Travis Boyd, M.D.; Kyle Sanniec, M.D.; Jordan Ireton, M.D.; Nathaniel Villaneuva, M.D.
Travis Boyd, M.D.

Travis Boyd, M.D. (Integrated)

  • Hometown: Louisville, KY
  • Undergraduate: Wofford College
  • Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine
  • Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)
Jordan Ireton, M.D.

Jordan Ireton, M.D. (Integrated)

  • Hometown: Westborough, MA
  • Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University
  • Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
  • Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)

Kyle Sanniec, M.D.

Kyle Sanniec, M.D. (Integrated)

  • Hometown: Chandler, AZ
  • Undergraduate: Greenville College
  •  Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine
  • Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)
Nathaniel Villanueva, M.D.

Nathaniel Villanueva, M.D. (Integrated)

  • Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
  • Undergraduate: University of Southern California
  • Medical School: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)
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