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Senior Residents

Senior Residents 2017
From left, Drs. Reza Kordestani, Deniz Basci, Steven Mapula, Neil Mauskar, Megan Vucovich, and Chris Costa.
Deniz Basci, M.D.

Deniz Basci, M.D.
PGY-5 (Integrated)

Hometown: Potomac, Maryland
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.
PGY-5 (Integrated)

Hometown: Reno, Nevada
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.
PGY-5 (Integrated)

Hometown: Sterling, Virginia
Undergraduate: Duke University
Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School
Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)

Dr. Steven Mapula

Steven Mapula, M.D.
PGY-7 (Independent)

Undergraduate: University of Texas at El Paso
Medical School: Saint Louis University
Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (General Surgery) 

Dr. Neil Mauskar

Neil Mauskar, M.D.
PGY-7 (Independent)

Hometown: Houston, Texas
Undergraduate: Washington and Lee University
Graduate: Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
Medical School: University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio
Residency:  Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C.

Megan Vucovich, M.D.

Megan Vucovich, M.D.
PGY-5 (Integrated)

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

Junior Residents

Junior Residents 2017
From left, Drs. Travis Boyd, Nathaniel Villanueva, Abraham Pathak, Sean Devitt, Bernardino Mendez, and Kyle Sanniec.
Travis Boyd, M.D.

Travis Boyd, M.D.
(Integrated)

Hometown: Louisville, Kentucky
Undergraduate: Wofford College
Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine
Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)

Sean Devitt, M.D.

Sean Devitt, M.D.
PGY-6 (Independent)

Hometown: Newtown, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate School: Pennsylvania State University
Medical School: Jefferson Medical College
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (General Surgery)

Bernardino Mendez, M.D.

Bernardino Mendez, M.D.
PGY-6 (Independent)

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Undergraduate School: Illinois Wesleyan University
Medical School: Loyola University Medical Center
Residency: Loyola University Medical Center (General Surgery)

Abraham Pathak, M.D.

Abraham Pathak, M.D.
PGY-6 (Independent)

Hometown: El Paso, Texas
Undergraduate School: Rice University
Medical School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Residency: Brigham & Women’s Hospital/ Harvard Medical School (General Surgery)

Kyle Sanniec, M.D.

Kyle Sanniec, M.D.
(Integrated)

Hometown: Chandler, Arizona
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, California
Undergraduate: University of Southern California
Medical School: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)

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PGY-3 Residents (Integrated)

PGY3 Residents 2017
From left, Drs. Justin Perez, Min-Jeong Cho, Taylor McLendon, and Thomas Suszynski.
Dr. Min-Jeong Cho

Min-Jeong Cho, M.D.
(Integrated)

Hometown: Houston, Texas
Undergraduate: University of Texas at Austin
Medical School: UT Southwestern Medical Center
Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)

Dr. Taylor McLendon

Taylor McLendon, M.D.
(Integrated)

Hometown: Macon, GA
Undergraduate: University of Georgia
Medical School: Mercer University
Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)

Dr. Justin Perez

Justin Perez, M.D.
(Integrated)

Hometown: Reading, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate: Fordham University
Medical School: Weill Cornell Medical College
Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)

Dr. Thomas Suszynski

Thomas Suszynski, M.D.
(Integrated)

Hometown: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Undergraduate: University of Minnesota
Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School
Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)

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PGY–2 Residents (Integrated)

PGY2 Residents 2017
From left, Drs. Cameron Erickson, Haley Bunting, Abby Warren, and Lauren Zammerilla.
Dr. Haley Bunting

Haley Bunting, M.D.
(Integrated)

Hometown: Houston, Texas
Undergraduate: Washington and Lee University
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)

Dr. Cameron Erickson

Cameron Erickson, M.D.
(Integrated)

Hometown: Kingwood, Texas
Undergraduate: University of Houston
Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University
Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)

Dr. Abby Warren

Abby Warren, M.D.
(Integrated)

Hometown: Lake Saint Louis, Missouri
Undergraduate: University of Missouri
Medical School: University of Missouri
Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)

Dr. Lauren Zammerilla

Lauren Zammerilla, M.D.
(Integrated)

Hometown: Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate: University of Pittsburgh
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)

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PGY–1 Residents (Integrated)

PGY1 Residents 2017
From left, Drs. Ronnie Pezeshk, Krista Hardy, Austin Hembd, and Brian May.
Krista Hardy, M.D.

Krista Hardy, M.D.
(Integrated)

Hometown: Coppell, Texas
Undergraduate: Tufts University
Medical School: UT Southwestern Medical School
Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)

Austin Hembd, M.D.

Austin Hembd, M.D.
(Integrated)

Hometown: San Antonio, Texas
Undergraduate School: University of Texas at Austin
Medical School: UT Southwestern Medical School
Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)

Brian May, M.D.

Brian May, M.D.
(Integrated)

Hometown: Boulder, Colorado
Undergraduate School: University of Colorado Boulder
Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine
Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)

Ronnie Pezeshk, M.D.

Ronnie Pezeshk, M.D.
(Integrated)

Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Undergraduate School: University of California, San Diego
Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine
Residency: UT Southwestern Medical Center (Integrated Plastic Surgery)

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