Leadership

Chair

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

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

Vice Chairs

Kareem AbdelFattah, M.D.

Kareem AbdelFattah, M.D.
Assistant Professor and Vice Chair, Education

 
Emina Huang, M.D.

Emina Huang, M.D.
Professor and Executive Vice Chair, Research

 
Deborah Carlson, Ph.D.

Deborah Carlson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Associate Vice Chair, Research

 
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
Chief Medical Officer, Joint Pediatric Enterprise (JPE)

 
Anthony Froix, M.D.

Anthony Froix, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Vice Chair, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 

 
 
John Mansour, M.D.

John Mansour, M.D.
Professor and Vice Chair, Quality

 
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

Division Chiefs

Barry Hicks, M.D.

Barry Hicks, M.D.
Professor and Interim Chief, Pediatric Surgery

 
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

 
Benjamin Levi, M.D.

Benjamin Levi, M.D.
Associate Professor and Chief, Burn, Trauma, Acute and Critical Care Surgery (BTACCS)
Dr. Lee Hudson-Robert R. Penn Chair in Surgery

 
Adam Yopp, M.D.

Adam Yopp, M.D.
Associate Professor and Chief, Surgical Oncology
Interim Chief, Colon & Rectal Surgery
Occidental Chemical Chair in Cancer Research

 
Benjamin Schneider, M.D.

Benjamin Schneider, M.D.
Associate Professor and Chief, Bariatric and Foregut Surgery

 
Parsia Vagefi, M.D.

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

 
Rawle F. Philbert, D.D.S., FACD, FACS

Rawle F. Philbert, D.D.S., FACD, FACS
Associate Professor and Chief, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery