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Current Surgery Residents

Current PGY-1 Residents

Alexander Friedman is a surgery residentAlexander Friedman
Education: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Clinical Interest: Trauma, MIS
Personal Interests: Traveling, Exercise, Cooking, Movies
Why Tufts: I chose Tufts Medical Center for my surgical training because I felt it would provide me with not only the knowledge and skill set required of a versatile surgeon but also with a unique and intimate learning environment. The competence and accessibility of the staff are second to none here at TMC.  

Darien Paone
Education: New York University 
Clinical Interest: undecided
Interests: running, baking
Why Tufts: small program and patient acuity

 

Tina Tian is a surgery residentTina Tian
Education: Tufts University School of Medicine
Clinical Interest: Surgical Oncology, MIS
Personal Interests: photography, travel, family and friends
Why Tufts: I chose Tufts because it is a close-knit program with strong, positive support between residents and extremely dedicated faculty. 

 

Current PGY-2 Residents

Joshua BloomJoshua Bloom, MD
Education: University of Florida College of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Surgical Oncology
Personal Interests: spending time with family, basket ball, weight lifting
Why Tufts: I chose Tufts because of the supportive atmosphere and the operative opportunities


Augustus GleasonAugustus Gleason, MD
Education: Tufts University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Trauma and Critical Care
Personal Interests: Exercise/running, app design
Why Tufts: I chose Tufts because of the amazing learning environment, friendly staff and dedicated teachers


YurieYurie Sekigami, MD
Education: Medical College of Wisconsin
Clinical Interests: Surgical Oncology
Personal Interests: Friends and family, tennis, singing, travel
Why Tufts: I chose Tufts because of the close-knit feel of the program, wonderful and supportive faculty and for its great location! 

 

Dr. Monica MajumdarMonica Majumdar, MD
Education: Rush Medical College, Chicago IL
Clinical Interest: Vascular Surgery
Personal Interests: walking through the woods, playing cards
Why Tufts: the value placed on resident education is intrinsic in every area of the department; the mentorship extends all the way from the top down to senior and even co-residents

Current PGY-3 Surgery Residents

Dr. Neidich is a general surgery resident at Tufts Medical Center in BostonEitan Neidich, MD
Education: University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Transplant Surgery
Personal Interests: Saxophone, hiking, rock climbing, travel

 

Dr. Patel is a general surgery resident at Tufts Medical Center in Boston.Krishnabahai Patel, MD
Education: University of Illinois College of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Surgical Oncology, Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
Personal Interests: Exercise, food, museums, travel
Why Tufts: I chose Tufts because the faculty are supportive and provide excellent diverse surgical training. Residents motivate each other in a positive way and are very close-knit.

 

Dr. Yao is a general surgery resident at Tufts Medical Center in BostonMengdi Yao, MD
Education: University of Minnesota Medical School
Clinical Interests: Vascular Surgery
Personal Interests: Drawing, reading Manga, playing video games
Why Tufts: I really enjoyed the collegial culture when I interviewed here, and I have been very impressed by how much the faculty care about residents' education.

 

Current PGY-4 Surgery Residents

 

Erin Fitzgerald, MD
Education: Tufts University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests:  General Surgery
Personal Interests:  family and friends
Why Tufts: I love the energy of the program and the autonomy that residents are given

 

A general surgery resident at Tufts Medical Center.Andrew Servais
Education: Tufts University School of Medicine
Clinical Interest: Vascular Surgery
Personal Interests: Travel, snowboarding, snowshoeing, board games.
Why Tufts: Supportive and collegial environment. Residents have a good degree of autonomy both in and out of the OR.

 

Dr. Velez is a General Surgery Resident at Tufts Medical Center in downtown Boston, MA.Madeline Velez, MD
Education: New York University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests:  Transplant Surgery
Personal Interests:  traveling
Why Tufts: I chose Tufts because of the smaller size of the program. I knew I would get more personalized attention here

 

 

Current PGY-5 Surgery Residents

Griffin Boll is a surgical resident at Tufts MCGriffin Boll, MD
Education: University of Vermont College of Medicine 
Clinical Interests: Vascular Surgery
Personal Interests: Family, hiking, surfing, skiing, guitar
Why Tufts: Close relationships with supportive mentors and colleagues augment the clinical training and provide an appropriate environment for progressive autonomy

Marlieke is a surgical resident in her fourth yearMarlieke Nussenbaum, MD
Education: Tulane University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Plastic Surgery
Personal Interests: cooking, travel, reading
Why Tufts: collegial atmosphere with faculty truly dedicated to resident teaching

 

 

Jacqueline Paolino, MD
Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Clinical Interests:  Colorectal Surgery, MIS
Personal Interests:  hiking, travelling, TV
Why Tufts: I love Tufts because it is very supportive and friendly. The surgical education is exceptional 

 

Research Year

Dr. Baison is a General Surgery Resident at Tufts Medical Center in downtown Boston, MA.George Baison, MD
Education: Harvard Medical School 
Clinical Interests:  Surgical Oncology, Thoracic surgery
Personal Interests:  TV, squash, soccer, long walks
Why Tufts: I chose this program because it provides excellent training in a collegial environment

 

Danielle Detelich, MD
Education: Chicago Medical School 
Clinical Interests:  Surgical Oncology
Personal Interests:  yoga, being outside, family and puppy, watching sport
Why Tufts: We stay together to support and push each other to be better doctors.

 

 

Dr. Palmquist is a General Surgery Resident at Tufts Medical Center in downtown Boston, MA.Emily Palmquist, MD
Education: Tufts University School of Medicine 
Clinical Interests:  Plastic Surgery, Surgical Oncology
Personal Interests:  exploring the mountains in any way possible
Why Tufts: Very supportive environment that fosters education and success

 

Summary Statement

We are proud to be part of a very unique surgical program.  Our General Surgery residency program combines premier surgical education in a friendly and supportive environment. We do enjoy multiple hobbies and activities outside of work.