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New SSAT Members

The SSAT is committed to advancing the science and practice of surgery in the treatment of digestive disease. The SSAT welcomes the following new members to the society.

New Members who joined the SSAT from May 1, 2020, through April 30, 2021:

Wessam M. Abaza, Kuwait
Hossam Abdou, Baltimore, MD
Fareed A. Abdulsalam, Salmiya, Kuwait
Bejoy Abraham, Angamaly, Kerala, India
Alexandra M. Adams, Fort Sam Houston, TX
Marina Affi Koprowski, Portland, OR
Rima Ahmad, Erie, PA
Luay D.F. Ailabouni, Richland, WA
Sarah Al Safi, Hadiya, Kuwait
Khalid A.E. Al Sharaf, Kuwait
Saud A.E. Al Subaie, Kuwait City, Kuwait
Mahmoud A. Al-Ardah, United Kingdom
Sherif Albalkiny, Newport, United Kingdom
Vance L Albaugh, Baton Rouge, LA
Khaled Hamad Alenezi, Misref, Kuwait
Obaid M. Alharbi, Kuwait
Ali S. Ali, Alsurrah, Kuwait
Ali H. Aljewaied, Mishref, Kuwait
Ibrahim M. Alkandari, Kuwait
Talal A. Alkhadher, Kuwait
Benjamin G. Allar, Boston, MA
Casey J Allen, Houston, TX
Ahmed J. Almoosa, Safat, Kuwait
Abdullah M. Almulaifi, Mishref, Kuwait
Faisal Alotaibi, Al Sulaibikhat, Kuwait
Shareef Alqahtani, London, ON, Canada
Ahmad A. Alsalim, Kuwait
Adnan Alseidi, San Francisco, CA
Mohammed H. Al-Temimi, San Francisco, CA
Wadha W. Alyaquot, Kuwait City, Kuwait
Thomas L. Amburn, Lexingotn, KY
Natalia Paez Arango, Houston, TX
Melissa Arvide, Houston, TX
Edwin A. Ayala Moreno, Ciudad De México, Mexico
Shahin Ayazi, Pittsburgh, PA
Gurushankari Balakrishnan, Pondicherry, India
Rebecca E. Barnett, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Daniel A. Barrera, Orlando, FL
Courtney E. Barrows, Cleveland, OH
Annie Laurie Benzie, Richardson, TX
Olga Beresneva, Boston, MA
Julia R. Berian, Madison, WI
Alberto Biondi, Rome, Italy
Andrew M. Blakely, Bethesda, MD
Jessica Bogach, Toronto, ON, Canada
Jordan D. Bohnen, Boston, MA
Louisa Bolm, Boston, MA
Morgan M. Bonds, Oklahoma City, OK
Nicholson E. Brant, Fort Worth, TX
Eran Brauner, Boston, MA
Adolfo Brea Andrade, Temuco, Chile
J. Christian Brown, Gainesville, FL
Anna Burelli, Verona, Italy
Francisco Cabrera-Mendoza, Saltillo, Mexico
Lori Cardwell, Portland, OR
Fabio Casciani, Philadelphia, PA
Yu-Wei Chang, Lexington, KY
Wai Yip Chau, Plainsboro, NJ
Vincent Cheng, Los Angeles, CA
Edward E. Cho, Richardson, TX
Sarah Choi, Cleveland, OH
Konstantinos Chouliaras, Buffalo, NY
Claudius Conrad, Brighton, MA
Caroline E. Cox, Spartanburg, SC
Fareeda Q.H. Dashti, Ahmadi, Kuwait
Aaron J. Dawes, Stanford, CA
Sebastian De La Fuente, Orlando, FL
Reece K. Dehaan, Clevalnd, OH
Colin G. Delong, Hershey, PA
Michael Deutsch, Hershey, PA
Sandra Dibrito, Houston, TX
Adekemi Egunsola, Rego Park, NY
Abdelghany A. Eissa, Kuwait City, Kuwait
Majed El Hechi, Washington, DC
Mohamed Elnaghi, Abergavenny, United Kingdom
Hussein Faour, Jabriya, Kuwait
Alexander Soheil Farivar, Seattle, WA
Joanne Favuzza, Boston, MA
Jason Fawley, Boston, MA
Ramiro M. Fernández-Placencia, Lima, Peru
Laura E. Fischer, Oklahoma City, OK
Tamara Floyd, Muncie, IN
Francesca Forattini, Padova, Italy
Shani Fruchter, New Yorok, NY
John J. Fung, Chicago, IL
John V. Gahagan, Pleasanton, CA
Roy C. Gan, Brooklyn, NY
Cameron E. Gaskill, Houston, TX
Shadin Ghabra, Washington, DC
Juliane Y. Golan, Pasadena, CA
Andres J. Gonzalez Salazar, Baltimore, MD
Edward C. Gray, Richmond, VA
James F. Griffin, Houston, TX
Karan Grover, New Brunswick, NJ
Sapna Gupta, Newport, United Kingdom
Kristina Guyton, Iowa City, IA
Roy Hajjar, Laval, QC, Canada
Scarlett B. Hao, Greenville, NC
Megan M. Harper, Lexington, KY
Jon M. Harrison, Boston, MA
Ivy N. Haskins, Omaha, NE
Mark A. Healy, Gilbert, AZ
Paulo Herman, São Paulo, Brazil
Guillermo E. Hernandez Rodriguez, Ciudad De Mexico, Mexico
Kelly M. Herremans, Gainesville, FL
Richard Hoehn, Pittsburgh, PA
Michael Honaker, Greenville, NC
Katherine Hrebinko, Pittsburgh, PA
Shenghui Huang, Fuzhou, China
Jonathan J. Hue, Cleveland, OH
Wilson Huett, Mobile, AL
Yousef A.M.S. Hussain, Hawali, Kuwait
Bogdan Ionescu, York, PA
Jennifer Irani, Boston, MA
Suha Jabak, Beirut, Lebanon
Nicholas Jackson, Lexington, KY
Terence Jackson, Willoughby, OH
Dylan Jacobus, Madison, WI
Peter L Jernigan, Anniston, AL
John Grifson G. Johnrose, Nagercoil, India
Margaret Johnson, Birmingham, AL
Shaneeta Johnson, Atlanta, GA
Sonam G. Kapadia, Torrance, CA
Sandra L. Kavalukas, Louisville, KY
Mousa Khoursheed, Kuwait
Alex C. Kim, Columbus, OH
Danbee H. Kim, Washington, DC
Mary G. Kledzik, Santa Monica, CA
Yasuhiro Kodera, Nagoya, Japan
Venkata Satish Kolli, Newport, United Kingdom
Anai Kothari, Houston, TX
Monika A. Krezalek, Highland Park, IL
Matthew Kroh, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Yukinori Kurokawa, Osaka, Japan
Christopher Lachapelle, New York, NY
Nicholas Laconi, Gainesville, FL
Kelly Lafaro, Baltimore, MD
Hauke Lang, Mainz, Germany
Sean J. Langenfeld, Omaha, NE
Shan Lansing, Columbus, OH
Kwan Lau, Philadelphia, PA
Celia R. Ledet, Houston, TX
Vivian Li, Hamilton, ON, Canada
James M. Lindberg, Worcester, MA
Gabriella Lionetto, Verona, Italy
Alex Lofthus, Washington, DC
Anthony Loria, Rochester, NY
Matthew Madion, Wauwatosa, WI
Robert A. Malizia, Boston, MA
Meredith C. Mason, Houston, TX
Kazuhide Matsushima, Los Angeles, CA
Jessica Maxwell, Houston, TX
Patrick M. Mccarthy, Fort Sam Houston, TX
Shannon L. Mcchesney, Louisville, KY
Juan Mejia, Spokane, WA
Komeil Mirzaei Baboli, Phoenix, AZ
Ali I. Mohammad, Bayan, Kuwait
Sanjay Mohanty, Indianapolis, IN
Lucia Moletta, Padova, Italy
George Molina, Boston, MA
Andrei Moscalu, Boston, MA
Hatem M. Mostafa, Kuwait City, Kuwait
Nicholas G. Mowbray, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Morris Muhinga, Nairobi, Kenya
Sanjay Munireddy, Albany, GA
Keitaro Nakamoto, Boston, MA
Nisha Narula, Staten Island, NY
Bao-Ngoc Nasri, Boston, MA
Daniel Navarini, Passo Fundo - Rs, Brazil
Andrew D. Newton, Houston, TX
Vahagn C. Nikolian, Portland, OR
Erik R Noren, Los Angeles, CA
Atsushi Oba, Tokyo, Japan
Lee M. Ocuin, Cleveland, OH
Sujata Ojha, Fort Worth, TX
Michael P. O'Leary, Duarte, CA
Elizabeth J. Olecki, Hershey, PA
Enio Chaves Oliveira, Goiania, Brazil
Michael T. Olson, Phoenix, AZ
Federico Oppliger, Houston, TX
Luis Ozuna, Jacksonville, FL
Brett C. Parker, Washington, DC
Jennifer L. Pasko, Spokane, WA
Jacob A. Petrosky, Chardon, OH
Blaine T. Phillips, Yonkers, NY
Elisa Sefora Pierobon, Padova, Italy
Jose M. Pimiento, Tampa, FL
Aaron D. Pinnola, Myrtle Beach, SC
Rebecca Platoff, Camden, NJ
Biju Pottakkat, Pondicherry, India
Kinga A. Powers, Stony Brook, NY
Luke R. Putnam, Los Angeles, CA
Alice J. Race, San Diego, CA
Pejman Radkani, Washington, DC
Priya A. Rajdev, Portland, OR
Rahul Rajeev, Mcallen, TX
Sinduja Ramanan, Puducherry, India
Roxana Ramos Carpinteyro, Mexico City, Mexico
Pranavi A. Ravichandar, Pondicherry, India
Jeff Reha, El Paso, TX
Mateus Ba Ribeiro, São Paulo, Brazil
Federica Riccio, Padova, Italy
James D. Rifenbery, Tacoma, WA
Andrea N. Riner, Gainesville, FL
Jorge Humberto Rodriguez Quintero, Bronx, NY
Ulises Rodriguez-Wong, Mexico City, Mexico
Teodoro Romero-Hernandez, Tlalpan, Mexico
Watson P. Roye, Jr., Waxahachie, TX
Maria Russell, Atlanta, GA
Paul Salem, Boston, MA
Jennifer Salluzzo, Richmond, VA
Tushar S. Samdani, Leonardtown, MD
Rodrigo Sánchez Hernández, Huixquilucan, Mexico
David A. Santos, Houston, TX
Christopher Scally, Houston, TX
Anthony J. Scholer, Greenville, SC
Mihir M. Shah, Atlanta, GA
Connie Shao, Birmingham, AL
Wafik K. Shehata, Salmiya, Kuwait
Jonah Shiroky, Hamilton, ON, Canada
Shailesh V. Shrikhande, Parel, Mumbai, India
Courtney E. Barrows, Cleveland, OH
Annie Laurie Benzie, Richardson, TX
Olga Beresneva, Boston, MA
Julia R. Berian, Madison, WI
Alberto Biondi, Rome, Italy
Andrew M. Blakely, Bethesda, MD
Jessica Bogach, Toronto, ON, Canada
Jordan D. Bohnen, Boston, MA
Louisa Bolm, Boston, MA
Morgan M. Bonds, Oklahoma City, OK
Nicholson E. Brant, Fort Worth, TX
Eran Brauner, Boston, MA
Adolfo Brea Andrade, Temuco, Chile
J. Christian Brown, Gainesville, FL
Anna Burelli, Verona, Italy
Francisco Cabrera-Mendoza, Saltillo, Mexico
Lori Cardwell, Portland, OR
Fabio Casciani, Philadelphia, PA
Yu-Wei Chang, Lexington, KY
Wai Yip Chau, Plainsboro, NJ
Vincent Cheng, Los Angeles, CA
Edward E. Cho, Richardson, TX
Sarah Choi, Cleveland, OH
Konstantinos Chouliaras, Buffalo, NY
Claudius Conrad, Brighton, MA
Caroline E. Cox, Spartanburg, SC
Fareeda Q.H. Dashti, Ahmadi, Kuwait
Aaron J. Dawes, Stanford, CA
Sebastian De La Fuente, Orlando, FL
Reece K. Dehaan, Clevalnd, OH
Colin G. Delong, Hershey, PA
Michael Deutsch, Hershey, PA
Sandra Dibrito, Houston, TX
Adekemi Egunsola, Rego Park, NY
Abdelghany A. Eissa, Kuwait City, Kuwait
Majed El Hechi, Washington, DC
Mohamed Elnaghi, Abergavenny, United Kingdom
Hussein Faour, Jabriya, Kuwait
Alexander Soheil Farivar, Seattle, WA
Joanne Favuzza, Boston, MA
Jason Fawley, Boston, MA
Ramiro M. Fernández-Placencia, Lima, Peru
Laura E. Fischer, Oklahoma City, OK
Tamara Floyd, Muncie, IN
Francesca Forattini, Padova, Italy
Shani Fruchter, New Yorok, NY
John J. Fung, Chicago, IL
John V. Gahagan, Pleasanton, CA
Roy C. Gan, Brooklyn, NY
Cameron E. Gaskill, Houston, TX
Shadin Ghabra, Washington, DC
Juliane Y. Golan, Pasadena, CA
Andres J. Gonzalez Salazar, Baltimore, MD
Edward C. Gray, Richmond, VA
James F. Griffin, Houston, TX
Karan Grover, New Brunswick, NJ
Sapna Gupta, Newport, United Kingdom
Kristina Guyton, Iowa City, IA
Roy Hajjar, Laval, QC, Canada
Scarlett B. Hao, Greenville, NC
Megan M. Harper, Lexington, KY
Jon M. Harrison, Boston, MA
Ivy N. Haskins, Omaha, NE
Mark A. Healy, Gilbert, AZ
Paulo Herman, São Paulo, Brazil
Guillermo E. Hernandez Rodriguez, Ciudad De Mexico, Mexico
Kelly M. Herremans, Gainesville, FL
Richard Hoehn, Pittsburgh, PA
Michael Honaker, Greenville, NC
Katherine Hrebinko, Pittsburgh, PA
Shenghui Huang, Fuzhou, China
Jonathan J. Hue, Cleveland, OH
Wilson Huett, Mobile, AL
Yousef A.M.S. Hussain, Hawali, Kuwait
Bogdan Ionescu, York, PA
Jennifer Irani, Boston, MA
Suha Jabak, Beirut, Lebanon
Nicholas Jackson, Lexington, KY
Terence Jackson, Willoughby, OH
Dylan Jacobus, Madison, WI
Peter L Jernigan, Anniston, AL
John Grifson G. Johnrose, Nagercoil, India
Margaret Johnson, Birmingham, AL
Shaneeta Johnson, Atlanta, GA
Sonam G. Kapadia, Torrance, CA
Sandra L. Kavalukas, Louisville, KY
Mousa Khoursheed, Kuwait
Alex C. Kim, Columbus, OH
Danbee H. Kim, Washington, DC
Mary G. Kledzik, Santa Monica, CA
Yasuhiro Kodera, Nagoya, Japan
Venkata Satish Kolli, Newport, United Kingdom
Anai Kothari, Houston, TX
Monika A. Krezalek, Highland Park, IL
Matthew Kroh, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Yukinori Kurokawa, Osaka, Japan
Christopher Lachapelle, New York, NY
Nicholas Laconi, Gainesville, FL
Kelly Lafaro, Baltimore, MD
Hauke Lang, Mainz, Germany
Sean J. Langenfeld, Omaha, NE
Shan Lansing, Columbus, OH
Kwan Lau, Philadelphia, PA
Celia R. Ledet, Houston, TX
Vivian Li, Hamilton, ON, Canada
James M. Lindberg, Worcester, MA
Gabriella Lionetto, Verona, Italy
Alex Lofthus, Washington, DC
Anthony Loria, Rochester, NY
Matthew Madion, Wauwatosa, WI
Robert A. Malizia, Boston, MA
Meredith C. Mason, Houston, TX
Kazuhide Matsushima, Los Angeles, CA
Jessica Maxwell, Houston, TX
Patrick M. Mccarthy, Fort Sam Houston, TX
Shannon L. Mcchesney, Louisville, KY
Juan Mejia, Spokane, WA
Komeil Mirzaei Baboli, Phoenix, AZ
Ali I. Mohammad, Bayan, Kuwait
Sanjay Mohanty, Indianapolis, IN
Lucia Moletta, Padova, Italy
George Molina, Boston, MA
Andrei Moscalu, Boston, MA
Hatem M. Mostafa, Kuwait City, Kuwait
Nicholas G. Mowbray, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Morris Muhinga, Nairobi, Kenya
Sanjay Munireddy, Albany, GA
Keitaro Nakamoto, Boston, MA
Nisha Narula, Staten Island, NY
Bao-Ngoc Nasri, Boston, MA
Daniel Navarini, Passo Fundo - Rs, Brazil
Andrew D. Newton, Houston, TX
Vahagn C. Nikolian, Portland, OR
Erik R Noren, Los Angeles, CA
Atsushi Oba, Tokyo, Japan
Lee M. Ocuin, Cleveland, OH
Sujata Ojha, Fort Worth, TX
Michael P. O'Leary, Duarte, CA
Elizabeth J. Olecki, Hershey, PA
Enio Chaves Oliveira, Goiania, Brazil
Michael T. Olson, Phoenix, AZ
Federico Oppliger, Houston, TX
Luis Ozuna, Jacksonville, FL
Brett C. Parker, Washington, DC
Jennifer L. Pasko, Spokane, WA
Jacob A. Petrosky, Chardon, OH
Blaine T. Phillips, Yonkers, NY
Elisa Sefora Pierobon, Padova, Italy
Jose M. Pimiento, Tampa, FL
Aaron D. Pinnola, Myrtle Beach, SC
Rebecca Platoff, Camden, NJ
Biju Pottakkat, Pondicherry, India
Kinga A. Powers, Stony Brook, NY
Luke R. Putnam, Los Angeles, CA
Alice J. Race, San Diego, CA
Pejman Radkani, Washington, DC
Priya A. Rajdev, Portland, OR
Rahul Rajeev, Mcallen, TX
Sinduja Ramanan, Puducherry, India
Roxana Ramos Carpinteyro, Mexico City, Mexico
Pranavi A. Ravichandar, Pondicherry, India
Jeff Reha, El Paso, TX
Mateus Ba Ribeiro, São Paulo, Brazil
Federica Riccio, Padova, Italy
James D. Rifenbery, Tacoma, WA
Andrea N. Riner, Gainesville, FL
Jorge Humberto Rodriguez Quintero, Bronx, NY
Ulises Rodriguez-Wong, Mexico City, Mexico
Teodoro Romero-Hernandez, Tlalpan, Mexico
Watson P. Roye, Jr., Waxahachie, TX
Maria Russell, Atlanta, GA
Paul Salem, Boston, MA
Jennifer Salluzzo, Richmond, VA
Tushar S. Samdani, Leonardtown, MD
Rodrigo Sánchez Hernández, Huixquilucan, Mexico
David A. Santos, Houston, TX
Christopher Scally, Houston, TX
Anthony J. Scholer, Greenville, SC
Mihir M. Shah, Atlanta, GA
Connie Shao, Birmingham, AL
Wafik K. Shehata, Salmiya, Kuwait
Jonah Shiroky, Hamilton, ON, Canada
Shailesh V. Shrikhande, Parel, Mumbai, India
Christopher Shubert, Baltimore, MD
Steve Siegal, Kissimmee, FL
Vlad Simianu, Seattle, WA
Eve Simoneau, Montreal, QC, Canada
Anton Simorov, Omaha, NE
Mohan Singh, Oxford, United Kingdom
Kinga Skowron Olortegui, Chicago, IL
Mary Smithson, Birmingham, AL
Daniel Solomon, Petah Tikva, Israel
Ian Soriano, Philadelphia, PA
Tommaso Stecca, Treviso, Italy
Mark Steves, Washington, DC
Camille Stewart, Aurora, CO
Kazuki Sugahara, New York, NY
Caitlin Takahashi-Pipkin, Greenville, NC
Flavio R. Takeda, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Masanori Terashima, Nagaizumi, Japan
Lauren Theiss, Birmingham, AL
Masanori Tokunaga, Tokyo, Japan
Eduardo Torices, Naucalpan, Mexico
Juan Roberto Torres-Cisneros, Ciudad De Mexico, Mexico
Samuel Torres-Landa, Portland, OR
Karim Trad, Reston, VA
Tania Triantafyllou, Athens, Greece
Alexander M. Troester, Minneapolis, MN
Hung P. Truong, Boston, MA
Jacquelyn Turner, Atlanta, GA
Kevin Turner, Cincinnati, OH
Ana Karla Uribe Rivera, Lima, Peru
Arianna Vittori, Padova, Italy
Marc Ward, Dallas, TX
Kimberly L. Washington, Portland, OR
Jack Wecowski, Ocala, FL
Michael G. White, Houston, TX
Georg K. Wiese, Orlando, FL
Rickesha L. Wilson, Cleveland, OH
Eric S Wise, Minneapolis, MN
Rebecca Withers, Hamilton, ON, Canada
Russell G. G. Witt, Houston, TX
Joshua Wolf, Baltimore, MD
Patrick J. Worth, Portland, OR
Grace Wu, Hempstead, NY
Hoover Wu, Evanston, IL
Hiroharu Yamashita, Tokyo, Japan
Syed Nabeel Zafar, Madison, WI
Jin Zhou, Nanjing, China
Jesse Zuckerman, Toronto, ON, Canada
Amer H. Zureikat, Pittsburgh, PA
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