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Meet Our Trainees

Plastic surgery residents in surgery.
Andrew Mills M.D.

Andrew Mills, M.D.

Hometown: Bottineau, North Dakota

Undergraduate: University of North Dakota

Medical school: University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences 

Interests: Microsurgery, general reconstruction, lower extremity reconstruction. My research interests include abdominal wall based flaps, lower extremity reconstruction and breast reconstruction. My hobbies include hunting, fishing, traveling, cycling and spending time with family and friends.

Fellowship plans: Microsurgery (match results pending)

Vanessa Molinar, M.D.

Vanessa Molinar, M.D.

Hometown: El Paso, Texas

Undergraduate: Biochemistry, Whittier College

Medical school: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Paul L. Foster SOM

Interests: Aesthetic surgery and breast reconstruction. My research interests include outcomes-based breast reconstruction and lower extremity reconstruction. Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my two-year-old daughter, reading historical fiction, exercising, and playing the violin.

Fellowship plans: Aesthetic Surgery – Drs. Hunstad, Kortesis, and Bharti

Kuldeep Singh, D.O.

Kuldeep Singh, D.O.

Hometown: Punjab, India

Undergraduate: Biology, Carroll University

Medical school: Still University

Interests: I love everything about plastic surgery.

Fellowship plans: Aesthetic Surgery – Dr. Scott Green

Jason Weissler, M.D.

Jason Weissler, M.D.

Hometown: Long Island, New York

Undergraduate: The George Washington University 

Medical school: The George Washington University School of Medicine

Postgraduate Research Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania, Division of Plastic Surgery 

Interests: General reconstruction, microsurgery, and aesthetics. Outside of residency, I enjoy spending time with my family, watching the Yankees, and traveling.

Anita Mohan, M.D.

Anita Mohan, M.B.B.S.

Hometown: London, UK

Graduate school: Imperial College London, Ph.D. University of Cambridge  

Interests: Microsurgery, breast reconstruction, surgical education, the use of virtual reality in surgery and surgical training, and flap vascularity and physiology. In my free time, I love to travel the world, curl up with a cup of tea or wine, or go running or hiking.

Krishna Vyas, M.D., Ph.D., MHS

Krishna Vyas, M.D., Ph.D., M.H.S.

Hometown: Forest Hills, Kentucky

Undergraduate: Biological Sciences, University of Kentucky

Medical school: University of Kentucky

Graduate school: Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins University

Interests: My research interests include stem cell biology, breast reconstruction, and patient centered outcomes. Outside of medicine, I enjoy hiking, travel, tennis, movies, ethnic cuisine, and escape rooms.

Jesse Meaike, M.D.

Jesse Meaike, M.D.

Hometown: Beemer, Nebraska

Undergraduate: University of Nebraska

Medical school: Baylor College of Medicine

Interests: Hand surgery and general reconstruction. I enjoy spending time with my wife and son, running, hiking, and both playing and watching most sports (especially college football).

Sean Cantwell, M.D.

Sean Cantwell, M.D.

Hometown: Newport Beach, California

Undergraduate: University of California, Los Angeles

Medical school: Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine

Interests: Complex reconstruction, although I find almost everything about plastic surgery fascinating! Outside of the hospital, I like to bodysurf (when in California), work out, watch classic movies, and spend time with family.

Mo Boonipat, M.D.

Mo Boonipat, M.D.

Hometown: Bangkok, Thailand

Undergraduate: Biomedical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University

Medical school: Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Interests: Craniofacial surgery, microsurgery, reconstruction, global plastic surgery, technological applications in plastics. Outside of work, I like to paint Chinese paintings when I have time.

Serena Day, M.D.

Serena Day, M.D.

Hometown: San Jose, California

Undergraduate: Neuroscience, Duke University

Medical school: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Interests: Microsurgery. Outside of work, I love yoga, bouldering, playing my guitar, skiing, and hiking.

Omar Mohamed, M.D. 

Omar Mohamed, M.D.

Hometown: Franklin Lakes, New Jersey

Undergraduate: Biology, Minor in Chemistry, Caldwell University

Medical school: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Interests: Microsurgery. Outside of work, I love long distance running, playing basketball, and hanging out with my co-residents.

Madeleine Mason, M.D. 

Madeleine Mason, M.D.

Hometown: Washington, D.C.

Undergraduate: University of Michigan

Medical school: Tufts University School of Medicine

Interests: Oncologic reconstruction, microsurgery, body contouring after massive weight loss, aesthetic surgery, and medical education. Outside of medicine, I love long distance running, DIY home improvement projects, cooking, and spending time with friends and family.

Daniel Curiel, M.D. 

Daniel Curiel, M.D.

Hometown: Gridley, California

Undergraduate: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University of California, Davis

Medical school: Harvard Medical School

Interests: Reconstructive plastic surgery and cosmetic surgery. Outside of work: music (playing guitar & piano), motorcycle riding, baking pies, and exploring the outdoors.

Dan Sotelo Leon, M.D. 

Daniel Sotelo Leon, M.D.

Hometown: Denver, Colorado

Undergraduate: Chemistry, Creighton University

Medical school: Stanford University School of medicine

Interests: Hand surgery, microsurgery, and outcomes-based research. In my free time I like to weight lift, play Spanish guitar, and follow international soccer.

Nichole Zayan, M.D. 

Nichole Zayan, M.D.

Hometown: Novi, Michigan

Undergraduate: Biomedical Engineering, University of Miami

Medical school: The Ohio State University

Interests: Breast reconstruction and microsurgery. In my free time, I enjoy running, yoga, cooking, going to restaurants, wine and cheese, and reading.

Khalen Alameddine, M.B.B.S. 

Khaled Alameddine, M.B.B.S.

Hometown: Tripoli, Lebanon

Undergraduate: Lebanese American University

Medical school: University of London

Interests: Hand surgery, microsurgery and aesthetic surgery. I enjoy skiing, traveling, weight lifting, long-boarding, piano, documentaries and going out with friends exploring new places.

Austin Chen, M.D. 

Austin Chen, M.D.

Hometown: Cupertino, California

Undergraduate/Medical school: Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Professional interests: Microsurgery, breast reconstruction, general reconstruction, facial aesthetics. Research interests include outcomes, big data and technology in plastic surgery.

Hobbies: Traveling, sports (basketball, soccer, swimming), cooking, investing/trading, tv/movies.

Eugene Zheng, M.D. 

Eugene Zheng, M.D.

Hometown: Cold Spring, Minnesota

Undergraduate: Dartmouth College

Medical school: University of Minnesota 

Professional interests: Craniofacial, microsurgery, global surgery

Hobbies: My hobbies include ice-hockey, soccer, lake life, Broadway musicals, piano, church, and searching for the best French fries in the world

Lucas Kreutz Rodrigues, M.D. 

Lucas Kreutz Rodrigues, M.D.

Hometown: Santa Maria, Brazil

Medical school: Universidade Federal de Santa Maria 

Professional interests: General reconstruction, microsurgery, facial surgery. My research interests are general reconstruction procedures, including pedicled and free flaps

Hobbies: My hobbies are spending time with family and friends, traveling, and playing soccer