Current Residents and Fellows

Chief Residents PGY 6 - 2019

Sarah M. Persing

MD, University of Vermont
MPH, Dartmouth College
BA, Bates College
Hometown: Madison, CT

Roberto Travieso

MD, Duke University School of Medicine
AB, Harvard College
Hometown: Miami, FL

Senior Residents PGY 5 - 2020

John "Scott" Persing

MD, Loyola Stritch School of Medicine
MPH, Dartmouth College
BA, Denison University
Hometown: Madison, CT

Ean R. Saberski

MD, University of Connecticut
Major, Medical Corps, United States Army
BS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Hometown: Cheshire, CT

Junior Residents PGY 4 - 2021

John T. Smetona

MD, Northwestern University
BS/BA, Case Western Reserve University
Hometown: Cleveland, OH

David M. Tsai

MD, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
BA, New York University
Hometown: Harrison, NJ

Junior Residents PGY 3 - 2022

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Arvind Gowda

MD, Eastern Virginia Medical School 
BS, University of Michigan  
Hometown: Bloomfield Hills, MI
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Catherine Ly

MD, University of Hawai'i
BA, Yale University
Hometown: Honolulu, Hawai'i

Junior Residents PGY 2 - 2023

Carolyn Chuang, MD

Carolyn Chuang

MD, Yale School of Medicine
MHS, Yale School of Medicine
BS, University of California, Los Angeles
Hometown: Cupertino, CA

Rajiv J. Iyengar, MD

Rajiv J. Iyengar

MD, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
BS, Brown University
Hometown: Puyallup, WA​

Jenny Yang Renamed

Jenny F. Yang

MD, Yale University School of Medicine
MHS, Yale University School of Medicine 
BS, Queens University
Hometown: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Junior Residents PGY 1 - 2024

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Martin J. Carney

MD, Tulane University School of Medicine
BS, Tulane University
Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA
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Samuel Kim

MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine
BS, Cornell University
Hometown: Denville, NJ

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Alexandre Prassinos

MD, Northeast Ohio Medical University
BA, Miami University
Hometown: Austintown, OH

Fellows

Hand and Microsurgery Fellow (2018-2019)

Marc E. Walker, MD, MBA
Yale University / Yale-New Haven Hospital (Plastic Surgery)
MD, Harvard Medical School
MBA, Harvard Business School
BS, University of Mississippi
Hometown: Memphis, TN


Past Hand Fellows

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Breast Microsurgery Fellow (2018-2019)

Yekaterina (Kate) Polyatskaya, MD
University of Michigan (Plastic Surgery)
Henry Ford Health System - Detroit, MI (General Surgery)
MD, University of Illinois
BS, Loyola University - Chicago, IL

Past Breast Fellows

Nickolay P. Markov - Yale Breast Microsurgery Fellowship 2017-2018
Daniel Suissa - Yale Breast Microsurgery Fellowship 2015-2016
Andres Mascaro - Yale Breast Microsurgery Fellowship 2014-2015
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Craniofacial Fellow (2018-2019)

Karl Bruckman, MD, DDS
New York University (Plastic Surgery)
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery; General Surgery)
BA, Washington & Jefferson College
MD, Jefferson Medical College
DDS, Columbia University
Hometown: Erie, PA

Past Craniofacial Fellows

Rajendra Sawh-Martinez - Yale Craniofacial Fellowship 2017-2018

By Year of Graduation

(Class - Fellowship - Practice Location)

2018

Sabrina N. Pavri - Private Practice - Orlando, FL
Marc E. Walker - Yale Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship - New Haven, CT

2017

Rajendra Sawh-Martinez - Yale Craniofacial Fellowship - Orlando, FL
Charles "Ty" Tuggle III - Curtis National Hand Center Fellowship - New Orleans, LA

2016

Ajul Shah - NYU Hand Surgery Fellowship - St. Petersburg, FL
Elizabeth Zellner - SickKids Craniofacial Fellowship - Westchester, NY

2015

James Clune - UC Irvine Hand Surgery Fellowship - New Haven, CT
Anup Patel - NYU Hand Surgery Fellowship - Orlando, FL

2014

Christopher Chang, M.D. - Johns Hopkins Craniofacial Fellowship - Fairfax, VA 
Antonio Forte, M.D. - Buncke Clinic Hand Surgery Fellowship - Jacksonville Beach, FL 

2013

Edward Teng, M.D. - U Chicago Microsurgery Fellowship - Charlotte, NC 
Elizabeth Stirling Craig, M.D. - MD Anderson Microsurgery Fellowship - New Haven, CT

2012

Michael Terry, M.D. - NYU Hand Fellowship - UCSF Faculty, San Francisco, CA 
Salem Samra, M.D. - Yale Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship - Old Bridge, NJ

2011

Peter Niclas Broer, M.D. - NYU Microsurgery Felowship - Germany
Samuel Buonocore, M.D. - Yale Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship - Hartford, CT

2010

Alexander Au, M.D. UPenn Microsurgery Fellowship - Philadelphia, PA  
Scott Nishikawa, M.D. - Kaiser Permanente Honolulu, Hawaii - Honolulu, HI

2009

Jerry Chang, M.D. - Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship - Garden City, NY
Yuan Liu, M.D. - U Michigan Craniofacial Fellowship - Voorhees, NJ

2008

Leo Otake, M.D. - Stanford Microsurgery Fellowship - Hartford, CT
Devinder Singh, M.D. - Faculty at University of Maryland - Baltimore, MD

2007

Michael Chen, M.D. - UCLA Mohs Dermatology Fellowship - Walnut Creek, CA
Bianca Knoll, M.D. - Yale Research Fellowship - Germany

2006

Simon Chin, M.D. - U Washington Hand Surgery Fellowship/MEEI NYU Aesthetic Fellowship - Katonah, NY
Mariel Eliza, M.D. - Private Practice - New Hyde Park, NY
Anya Kishinevsky, M.D. - Private Practice - Darien, CT

2005

Steven Williams, M.D. - Private Practice - Dublin, CA

2004

Javier Davila, M.D. - Private Practice - New Haven, CT 
Reza Momeni, M.D. - Private Practice - Berkeley Heights, NJ

2003

Deborah Pan, M.D. - Private Practice - New Haven, CT
Chang Soo Kim, M.D. - Private Practice - Freehold, NJ

2002

Henry Hsia, M.D. - Princeton Molecular Biology Fellowship - New Haven, CT
Tony Pham, M.D. - Private Practice - San Jose, CA

2001

Pia Ali-Salaam, M.D. - Consulting - Boston, MA 
Debora Ma, M.D. - Private Practice - Lafayette, CO

2000

Keith Attkiss, M.D. - Private Practice - Greenwich, CT
Gary Lawton, M.D., FACS - Private Practice - San Antonio, TX
Deepak Narayan, M.D. - Yale University Faculty - New Haven, CT
1999
Dov Eldelman, M.D., FACS - Palm Springs, FL
Johnstuart Guarnieri, M.D. - Williamsburg, VA

1997
Douglas Forman, M.D., FACS - North Bethesda, MD
Dan Pyo, M.D., FACS - Morristown, NJ
Joseph Shin, M.D. - Bronx, NY

1996
W. Harry Caulfield, M.D. - Gastonia, NC
Johann Homayoun Sasson, M.D. - Great Neck, NY

1995
Hien Nguyen, M.D. - Milpitas, CA
Renato J. Ocampo, M.D. - Boca Raton, FL
Andrew Reis, M.D. - Cooperstown, NY

1994
Jean-Pierre Riou, M.D., FACS - Cornelius, NC

1993
Jeffrey A. Fink, M.D. - Rochester, NY
David Monacelli, M.D. - Ithaca, NY
Jeffrey D. Morehouse, M.D. - Albuquerque, NM

1992
Steven C. Herber, M.D. - St. Helena, CA
Danuta Jaworska-Bzymek, M.D. - Retired

1991
Robert Havlik, M.D. - Milwaukee, WI
Warren Lent, M.D. - Beverly Hills, CA

1990 
Stefano Fusi, M.D. - Guilford, CT 
Laura A. Sudarsky, M.D. - Fort Lauderdale, FL

1989
Shahe Fereshetian, M.D. - Cambridge, MA
Paul J. Wotowic, M.D. - San Ramon, CA

1988
Fernando D. Burstein, M.D., FACS, FAAP - Atlanta, GA
Ricardo Rodriguez, M.D. - Lutherville, MD

1987
Scott Barttelbort, M.D. - San Diego, CA
Jana Rasmussen, M.D., FACS - West Palm Beach, FL
Verne Weisberg, M.D., FACS  - Portland, ME

1985 
Gregory L. Borah, M.D. - New Brunswick, NJ
Gary Price, M.D. - Woodbridge, CT 
Eric Schaffer, M.D. - San Antonio, TX

1984
Richard S. Fox, M.D., FACS, P.C - Retired
Fivos Nicholas Gahhos, M.D. - Venice, FL
Bruce Genter, M.D., FACS - Jenkintown, PA

1983 
Zeno Chicarilli, M.D. - Guilford, CT 
Norma I. Cruz-Korchin, M.D. - San Juan, Puerto Rico

1982
William K. Boss, Jr., M.D., P.A. - Paramus, NJ

1981 
Yasmeen Moody, M.D. - Watkins Glen, NY
Jeffrey C. Salomon, M.D. - Woodbridge, CT 
Robert Tross, M.D. - Madison, CT

1980
Nelson Goldberg, M.D. - Baltimore, MD

1979
Steve Macht, M.D. - Washington, D.C.
Gordon Sasaki, M.D. - Pasadena, CA

1978
Mary H. McGrath, M.D., MPH - San Franciso, CA

1977
Linda H. Mosely, M.D. - Alexandria, VA

1976
Stephan Ariyan, M.D. - New Haven, CT
Graeme C. Baker, M.D. - Deceased
Stephen M. Krantz, M.D. - LaJolla, CA

1975
Lee E. Edstrom, M.D., FACS - Providence, RI
William H. Frazier, M.D. - Vero Beach, FL

1973
Martin Robson, M.D. - Stuart, FL