Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
University of California, Irvine
General Surgery Residency
University of Massachusetts Medical Center
Ross University School of Medicine
Dominica, West Indies
Honors and Awards
Resident Teacher of the year, Univesity of Massachusetts Department of Surgery, 2012
Resident Teacher of the Year, University of Massachusetts, 2009
Areas of Interest
Surgical education and the modernization of this practice to fit an evolving health care scope that includes 80 hour work week, outcome based reimbursement and changing clinical paradigms for the general surgeon in practice.
Utilization of unproven medical treatment which carries unnecessary cost and potential iatrogenic harm without proven therapeutic benefit.
Member, Integrated Vascular Surgery/.General Surgery Education Task Force, Baystate Medical Center
Schanzer, A, Nahmias, J, Korenda, K, Eslami, M, Arous, E, MNessina, L: An Increasing Demand for Integrated Vascular Residency Training Far Outweighs the Limited Supply of Positions. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2009: December;50; 1513-8.
Declotting of Arteriovenous Hemodialysis Accesses (AVHA): A Comparison of Percutaneous Mechanical Thrombectomy and Angioplasty (PMTA) versus Open Thrombectomy. Presented at Eastern Society Vascular Surgery 2009.