Department Leadership

Department Chair and Chief Administrative Officer

Rebecca M. Minter, MD

A.R. Curreri Distinguished Chair
Professor, Surgical Oncology

Nicole Jennings, MA

Chief Administrative Officer

Department Division Chairs

Ben L. Zarzaur Jr., MD, MPH

Acute Care & Regional General Surgery

Anne O. Lidor, MD, MPH

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Michael L. Bentz, MD

Plastic Surgery

Girma Tefera, MD

Vascular Surgery

Malcolm DeCamp, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery

A grey photography background with a formal photo of Sandra Lin, MD, smiling with black hair and a red jacket.

Sandra Lin, MD, FARS, FAAOA

Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Sharon M. Weber, MD

Surgical Oncology

Rebecca S. Sippel, MD

Endocrine Surgery

Charles M. Leys, MD

Pediatric Surgery

David Foley, MD

Transplantation

Department Vice Chairs

Michael L. Bentz, MD

Clinical Affairs

Girma Tefera, MD

Global Surgery

Susan Thibeault, PhD

Research

John Rectenwald, MD, MS

Education

Corrine Voils, PhD

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Lee G. Wilke, MD

Research

John Scarborough, MD

Quality

Rebecca S. Sippel, MD

Academic Affairs & Professional Development

Senior Administrative Leadership Team

Cheryl Bowman

Assoc. Administrator Clinical Services

Nicole Smialek, MBA

Director, Surgical Research Operations

Kelly Mella, PhD

Director, Marketing & Communications

Rick Ziegler

Chief Financial Officer

Kristie Palovcsik

Director, Information Technology

Mallory Zink

Director, Surgical Education