Leadership

Chair

Herbert J. Zeh, III, M.D., FACS

Herbert J. Zeh, III, M.D., FACS
Professor and ChairDepartment of Surgery
Hall and Mary Lucile Shannon Distinguished Chair in Surgery

Vice Chair

Joseph Minei, M.D., M.B.A.

Joseph Minei, M.D., MBA
Professor and Executive Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs,
Parkland Hospital 
C. James Carrico, M.D. Distinguished Chair in Surgery for Trauma & Critical Care

 
Fiemu Nwariaku, M.D.

Fiemu Nwariaku, M.D.
Professor and Executive Vice Chair, Faculty Affairs
Associate Dean, Global Health
Malcolm O. Perry, M.D. Professorship in Surgery

 
Dai Chung, M.D.

Dai H. Chung, M.D.
Professor and Executive Vice Chair of Surgery
Senior Vice President, Surgical Services
Surgeon In Chief, Children’s Health

 
Rolf Brekken, Ph.D.

Rolf Brekken, Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Chair, Research 
Effie Marie Cain Research Scholar

 

Division Chiefs

 
Fiemu Nwariaku, M.D.

Fiemu Nwariaku, M.D.
Professor and Interim Chief, General and Acute Care Surgery
Executive Vice Chair, Faculty Affairs
Associate Dean, Global Health
Malcolm O. Perry, M.D. Professorship in Surgery

 
Dai Chung, M.D.

Dai H. Chung, M.D.
Professor and Chief, Pediatric Surgery
Executive Vice Chair of Surgery
Senior Vice President, Surgical Services
Surgeon In Chief, Children’s Health

 

Shelby Holt, M.D.

Shelby Holt, M.D.
Professor and Chief, Endocrine Surgery

 
Melissa Kirkwood, M.D.

Melissa Kirkwood, M.D.
Associate Professor and Chief, Vascular Surgery
G. Patrick Clagett Professorship in Vascular Surgery

 
John Mansour, M.D.

John Mansour, M.D.
Associate Professor and Chief, Surgical Oncology

 
Craig Olson, M.D.

Craig Olson, M.D.
Assistant Professor and Interim Chief, Colorectal Surgery

 
Parsia Vagefi, M.D.

Parsia Vagefi, M.D.
Associate Professor and Chief, Surgical Transplantation
Ernest Poulos, M.D., Distinguished Chair in Surgery

 
John Zuniga, D.M.D., M.S., Ph.D.

John Zuniga, D.M.D., M.S., Ph.D.
Professor and Chief, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Robert V. Walker, D.D.S., Chair in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery