Contact Information

Surgery Interest Group

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20814

SIG Officers

2d Lt Matthew Gangidine, USAF

2d Lt Douglas Morte, USAF

ENS Utsav Patwardhan, USN

Lecture Coordinator
2d Lt Jakob Fischer, USAF

Surgical Skills Coordinator
2d Lt Elan Sherazee, USAF

Service Coordinator
2Lt Kevin Climaco, USA

Shadowing Coordinator
2d Lt Kelly Mead, USAF

Faculty Advisor(s)

Dr. David Welling, Col, USAF (ret.), FACS

The Research Connection- Research Opportunities

There are many opportunities to pursue clinical and laboratory-based research through USU, the Department of Surgery, and partners including:

  • Regenerative Medicine at NMRC
  • Surgical Critical Care Institute in the Department
  • Orthopedic Research
  • Breast Cancer Vaccine Program