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Alumni: CU Surgery Residency Program

Surgery Alumni play an active role in the residency program

Click below to see the Slides from the 2014 ACS Alumni Reception:

Alumni Slides 15.pdf

Dr. Erik Peltz and Dr. Frank Wright, Surgery residency alumni who have recently joined the University of Colorado General Surgery faculty team.

Dr. Paul Montero, Director of Simulation, teaches laparoscopic skills in the simulation lab and is a member of the GITES faculty.

Dr. Maria Albuja-Cruz, now Endocrine Surgery faculty, has spearheaded a new initiative called IceBreaker Mock Orals with monthly sessions throughout the PGY-4 and Chief resident years, culminating in formal Mock Orals in the spring of the Chief resident year.


Dr. Arek Wiktor is now on the faculty at University of Colorado in Burn and Acute Care Surgery (in the GITES division).
Graduating Again--John Eun, MD, (above) graduated from the Vascular Surgery fellowship program and has joined the University of Colorado faculty in Vascular Surgery. David Mauchley, MD (below) graduated from the Thoracic Surgery residency program and is pursuing a fellowship at Children's Hospital Colorado in Congenital Cardiac Surgery in 2015-16.


Dr. Erik Peltz, Dr. Maria Albuja Cruz, and Dr. Gregg Marshall

Inducted as Fellows in the American College of Surgeons 10/4/15, together with other Surgery residency alumni Dr. James Cromie, Dr. John James and Dr. Jerrod Keith.


Joel Baumgartner, MD and Miral Sadaria Grandhi, MD

Jerrod Keith, MD, FACS his wife Krya, and Dr. Fred Grover with his wife Carol 

Dr. John Cha, Dr. Jason Clarke, Dr.Pegge Halandras, Dr. Jared Smith

Dr. Denis Bensard visits with Dr. Joseph Cleveland and  Dr. Luis Martinez-Frontanilla