General Surgery Residency Faculty

Meet the HonorHealth John C. Lincoln Medical Center General Surgery Residency Program faculty and staff members for 2018-2019.

Your faculty is a team of dedicated and experienced surgeons who specialize in more than a dozen different areas. These surgeons also are passionate educators focused on helping you succeed.

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HonorHealth Surgery Residency Program Coordinator Vicki Francies

Vicki Francies
Program Coordinator
Cowden Center
9202 N. Second St.
Phoenix, AZ 85020
602-870-6060, ext: 2696
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Alicia Mangram, MD, FACS

Alicia Mangram, MD, FACS

Program Director of General Surgery Residency

Specialty: Trauma Surgery, Critical Care

Medical School: Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN

Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX

General Surgery Fellowship: Surgical Critical Care, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX Surgical Critical Care

Luis Hashimoto, MD

Luis Hashimoto, MD

General Surgery Residency Associate Program Director

Specialty: Hepatobiliary Surgery

Medical School: San Marcos National University School of Medicine, Lima, Peru

Residency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH General Surgery

Fellowship: Methodist Health System, Dallas, TX

Roozbeh Rassadi, MD

Roozbeh Rassadi, MD

Program Director of General Surgery Residency

Specialty: Hepatobiliary Surgery

Medical School: Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Residency: Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA General Surgery

Fellowship: Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Dallas, TX Hepatobiliary

Francisco Rodriguez, MD

Francisco Rodriguez, MD

Director of Valley Surgical Clinics/Acute Care Surgical Specialty Clinics

Specialty: Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery

Medical School: Universidad Catolica Madre Y Maestra, Santiago Dominican Republic

Residency: Indiana University Hospital, Indianapolis, IN and University of Illinois Affiliated Hospitals, Chicago, IL General Surgery

Fellowship: The Ohio State University Hospitals, Columbus, OH Transplantation

Gina Shirah, MD

Gina Shirah, MD

General Surgery Residency Clerkship Director

Specialty: General Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Burns

Medical School: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

Residency: Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ General Surgery

Fellowship: Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ Critical Care


General Surgery Program Core Faculty

Francis Ali-Osman, MD FACS

Medical Director, Trauma - John C. Lincoln Medical Center

Medical School: University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

Residency: University of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio, TX General Surgery

Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern School of Medicine, Dallas, TX Surgical Critical Care

Christi Bourne, MD

Specialty: Breast Surgery

Medical School: University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Davis, CA

Internship: Boston University and Affiliated Hospitals, Boston

Residency: Boston University and Affiliated Hospitals, Boston, MA General Surgery

Varun Chakravorty, MD

Specialty: General Surgery, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery

Medical School: St. Georges University School of Medicine, St. Georges, Grenada, West Indies

Residency: St. Barnabus Medical Center, Livingston, NJ General Surgery

Ronald Chamberlain, MD

Specialty: Surgical Oncology

Medical School: George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Science, Washington DC

Residency: George Washington University, Washington DC General Surgery

Fellowship: National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD Surgical Oncology

Fellowship: Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY Hepatology

Conrad Diven, MD

Specialty: Trauma Surgery, Critical Care

Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ

Residency: University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ General Surgery

Fellowship: Surgical Critical Care

James Dzandu, PhD

Trauma Research Manager - John C. Lincoln

PhD in biochemistry, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI Trauma Surgery, Critical Care

Nasrin Ghalyaie, MD

Specialty: Colorectal Surgery

Medical School: Tehran University of Medical Sciences & Health Services, Tehran, Iran

Internship: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Residency: St. Barnabus Medical Center, Livingston, NJ General Surgery

Fellowship: Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI Colon & Rectal Surgery

Scott Hillman, MD

Specialty: Vascular Surgery Vascular

Medical School: George Washington University, Washington DC

Internship: Rhode Island Hospital Brown University, Providence, RI

Residency: Rhode Island Hospital Brown University, Providence, RI

General Surgery Fellowship: Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ Vascular Surgery

Kristopher Johnson, MD

Specialty: General Surgery

Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ

Residency: University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, AZ College of Medicine

Hoang Lim, DO

Specialty: Trauma Surgery, Critical Care

Medical School: Midwestern University – Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Glendale, AZ

Residency: Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OH

Joy Marvin, MD

Specialty: General Surgery

Medical School: Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL

Residency: University of Illinois Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL General Surgery

Joseph McClain, MD

Specialty: Cardiothoracic Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Critical Care

Medical School: University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Omaha, NE

Internship: Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington DC General Surgery

Residency: Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX General Surgery

Fellowship: Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX Cardiothoracic Surgery

Mytia McNeal, MD

Specialty: General Surgery

Medical School: Wayne State School of Medicine, Detroit, MI

Residency: Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL

Ace Ovil, MD

Specialty: Trauma Surgery & Critical Care, ECMO

Medical School: Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC

Residency: West Virginia University, Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, WV General Surgery

Mohan Ramalingam, MD

Specialty: Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Bariatric Surgery

Medical School: National University of Singapore, Singapore

Residency: Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ General Surgery

Fellowship: University of Miami Hospital & Clinic

Alyssa Stassi, DO

Specialty: Trauma Surgery, Critical Care

Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency: Doctor’s Hospital, Columbus, OH General Surgery

Joseph Sucher, MD, FACS

Medical Director: Trauma – Deer Valley

Medical School: University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX General Surgery

Fellowship: University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX Surgical Critical Care

Suemoy Wallace, MD

Specialty: Trauma Surgery, Critical Care

Medical School: St. Georges University, St. Georges, Grenada

Residency: St. John’s Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI General Surgery

Fellowship: Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT Surgical Critical Care