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PRODUCED BY AND FOR MEMBERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY July 2013 | Archived Issues

Incoming Residents Join Surgery Department

Ten new residents have begun their internships with the Department of Surgery.

Cedars-Sinai's four general surgery residents are joined by the third incoming class of urology residents and the second incoming class of orthopedic residents. They were chosen from among 700 applicants in General Surgery, 450 In Orthopedic Surgery and 200 in Urology.

The new residents are:

General Surgery

Melissa Chen 
Tulane University

Ara Ko 
Tufts University

Nicholas Manguso 
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Justin Steggerda
University of Michigan

Orthopedic Surgery

Alisa Alayan
Georgetown University

Sean Rajaee
Tufts University

Ronald Roiz
University of Illinois

Danielle Thomas
Northwestern University

Urology

Christo Dru
Loyola University

Joe Thum
Northwestern University