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Meet Our Team | Overview

The Department of Surgery’s team of experts provide general and specialized surgical services to infants, children and adolescents in convenient locations of care like Andover, Lawrence, Lexington, Milford, North Dartmouth, Norwood, Peabody, Waltham, Weymouth and Boston.

Physicians

Read more about Steven J. Fishman, MD

Surgeon-in-Chief; Chief of Surgery; Stuart and Jane Weitzman Family Chair in Surgery; Co-Director, Vascular Anomalies Center

Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Terry Buchmiller, MD

Associate, Department of Surgery

Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Catherine Chen, MD, MPH

Assistant, Department of Surgery

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Alex Cuenca, MD, PhD

Attending Surgeon, Department of Surgery

Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Farokh Demehri, MD

Attending, Department of Surgery; Associate, Division of Critical Care Medicine

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Belinda Dickie, MD, PhD

Co-Director, Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Program; Director, Colorectal and Pelvic Malformation Center; Assistant in Surgery, Department of Surgery

Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Dario Fauza, MD, PhD

Associate, Department of Surgery

Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Tom Jaksic, MD, PhD

W. Hardy Hendren Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School, Vice-Chairman of Pediatric General Surgery Boston Children’s Hospital and the Surgical Director of the Center for Advanced Intestinal Rehabilitation

W. Hardy Hendren Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Heung Bae Kim, MD

Surgical Director, Kidney, Liver, & Intestine and Multivisceral Transplant Programs; Vice-Chair of Surgery for Clinical Operations; Director, Pediatric Transplant Center; Co-Director, Midaortic & Renovascular Hypertension Center

Weitzman Family Chair in Surgical Innovation; Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Eliza Lee, MD

Attending Surgeon, Department of Surgery

Instructor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Craig Lillehei, MD

Senior Associate, Department of Surgery; Distinguished Chair in Surgical Education

Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Biren P. Modi, MD, MPH

Surgical Director, Thyroid Center & Center for Advanced Intestinal Rehabilitation; Director, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Program; Associate Program Director, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship; Vice-Chair of Education, Craig W. Lillehei Chair in Surgical Education

Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Somala Mohammed, MD

Attending Surgeon, Department of Surgery

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Read more about David P. Mooney, MD, MPH

Director, Trauma Center; Assistant, Department of SurgeryDirector, Trauma Center; Assistant, Department of Surgery

Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Prathima Nandivada, MD

Attending Surgeon, Department of Surgery; Associate Program Director, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Konstantinos Papadakis, MD

Assistant in Surgery, Department of Surgery

Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Mark Puder, MD, PhD

Associate, Department of Surgery

Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Shawn Rangel, MD, MSCE

Associate, Department of Surgery; Senior Surgical Advisor for Quality & Safety; Weitzman Family Chair for the Advancement of Quality & Safety; Director, Health Services Research Fellowship in Pediatric Surgery

Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Robert Shamberger, MD

Chief, Emeritus, Department of Surgery

Robert E. Gross Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Khashayar Vakili, MD

Scientific Researcher

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Brent R. Weil, MD, MPH

Assistant, Department of Surgery; Associate Program Director, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Christopher B. Weldon, MD, PhD

Associate in Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine; Assistant in Surgery, Department of Surgery

Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Jill M. Zalieckas, MD, MPH

Co-Director, Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Program; Associate in Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine; Assistant in Surgery, Department of Surgery

Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Benjamin Zendejas-Mummert, MD, MSc

Surgical Director, Esophageal and Airway Treatment Center; Attending, Department of Surgery

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Physician Assistants

Read more about Nikki Check, PA-C

Physician Assistant, Department of Surgery

Read more about Kathleen Renzi, PA-C

Physician Assistant, Department of Surgery

Psychologists

Read more about Lauren Mednick, PhD

Clinical Psychologist, Department of Surgery; Clinical Psychologist, Colorectal and Pelvic Malformation Center

Assistant Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School

Advanced Practice Clinicians

Read more about Kelly Bartkus, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC

General Surgery Nurse Practitioner, Department of Surgery

Read more about Caitlin Phinney, MSN, RN, FNP-BC

Family Nurse Practitioner, Department of Surgery

Read more about Jennifer Tomich, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Family Nurse Practitioner; Clinical Coordinator, Department of Surgery

Nurses

Read more about Vicki Hamel, RN

Staff Nurse, Department of Surgery

Read more about Samantha Pillen, BSN

Registered Nurse, Department of Surgery