Meet Our Trainees
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.
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.
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.
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.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., 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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