Ascension Providence Hospital Core Teaching Faculty

The Department of Surgery at Ascension Providence Hospital has over 275 active members.  There are more than 15 full-time teaching surgeons in the program, as well as a full-time chairman (Dr. Laurence Cheung ) who is responsible for the quality of care in the various surgical specialty sections. A salaried program director (Dr. Vijay Mittal), associate program director (Dr. Alasdair McKendrick) and an assistant program director (Dr. William Oppat ) work together to coordinate the teaching programs, the assignments of the teaching staff, and the specific day-to-day activities of the surgical residents. The department also employs a research coordinator (Dr. Jeffrey C. Flynn) part time to assist the residents with their scholarly research activities. All of the full-time faculty have teaching positions with Wayne State University.

 

Specialty: Vascular Surgery
Residency: University of Michigan Hospitals
Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Specialty: General Surgery
Residency: University of Utah Hospital
Specialty: Colorectal Surgery
Residency: Michigan State University, Sparrow Hospital
Fellowship: William Beaumont Hospital

Specialty: Colorectal Surgery
Residency: Ascension Providence Hospital
Fellowship: Mayo Medical School College of Medicine

Specialty: General & Breast Surgery
Residency: Ascension Providence Hospital
Specialty: Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Residency: Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Specialty: General Surgery
Residency: Ascension Providence Hospital
Specialty: General and HPB Surgery
Residency: Ascension Providence Hospital
Fellowship: Ascension Providence Hospital
Specialty: General Surgery
Residency: William Beaumont Hospital
Fellowship: North Oakland Medical Center
Specialty: General and Laparoscopic Surgery
Residency: Ascension Providence Hospital
Fellowship: Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
Specialty: Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Residency: Indiana University
Specialty: Critical Care Surgery
Residency: Wayne State University
Fellowship: University of Miami, Jackson Memorial
Alasdair I. McKendrick, MD (Emeritus)
Specialty: Colorectal Surgery
Residency: Royal College of Medicine and Surgery
Specialty: General, Transplant & Vascular Surgery
Residency: Mount Carmel Mercy Hospital
Fellowship: Mount Carmel Mercy Hospital
Specialty: Vascular Surgery
Residency: University of North Carolina Hospital
Fellowship: McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Specialty: Vascular Surgery
Residency: Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Fellowship: McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Specialty: General Surgery
Residency: Henry Ford Hospital
Specialty: General Surgery
Residency: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship: Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Specialty: Colorectal Surgery
Residency: Ascension Providence Hospital
Fellowship: Henry Ford Hospital
Specialty: Vascular Surgery
Residency: Ascension St. John Hospital
Fellowship:  Southern Illinois University
Specialty: General, Oncologic & Endocrinologic Surgery
Residency: Roswell Park Medical Center
Specialty: Colorectal Surgery
Residency: Ascension Providence Hospital
Fellowship: State University of New York at Buffalo General Hospital