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Meet Our Team

The Department of Surgery’s team of experts provide general and specialized surgical services to infants, children and adolescents in convenient locations of care like Andover, Lawrence, Lexington, Milford, North Dartmouth, Norwood, Peabody, Waltham, Weymouth and Boston.

Physicians

Learn more about Steven J. Fishman, MD

Surgeon-in-Chief ; Chief, Department of Surgery; Stuart and Jane Weitzman Family Chair in Surgery; Co-Director, Vascular Anomalies Center

Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Terry Buchmiller, MD

Associate, Department of Surgery

Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Catherine Chen, MD, MPH

Assistant, Department of Surgery

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Alex Cuenca, MD, PhD

Attending Surgeon, Department of Surgery

Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Farokh Demehri, MD

Attending, Department of Surgery

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Belinda Dickie, MD, PhD

Co-Director, Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Program; Director, Colorectal and Pelvic Malformation Center; Assistant in Surgery, Department of Surgery

Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Dario Fauza, MD, PhD

Associate, Department of Surgery

Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Thomas Hamilton 2, MD

Assistant Program Director, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship Program; Attending Surgeon, Esophageal Atresia Treatment Program

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Tom Jaksic, MD, PhD

W. Hardy Hendren Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School, Vice-Chairman of Pediatric General Surgery Boston Children’s Hospital and the Surgical Director of the Center for Advanced Intestinal Rehabilitation

W. Hardy Hendren Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Heung Bae Kim, MD

Weitzman Family Chair in Surgical Innovation; Vice-Chair of Surgery for Clinical Operations; Director, Pediatric Transplant Center; Co-Director, Midaortic & Renovascular Hypertension Center

Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Craig Lillehei, MD

Senior Associate, Department of Surgery; Transplant Surgeon, Department of Surgery

Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Biren P. Modi, MD, MPH

Surgical Director, Thyroid Center; Associate Surgical Director, Center for Advanced Intestinal Rehabilitation (CAIR); Director, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Program; Associate Program Director, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship

Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Somala Mohammed, MD

Attending Surgeon, Department of Surgery

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about David P. Mooney, MD, MPH

Director, Trauma Center; Assistant, Department of SurgeryDirector, Trauma Center; Assistant, Department of Surgery

Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Prathima Nandivada, MD

Attending Surgeon, Department of Surgery

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Konstantinos Papadakis, MD

Assistant in Surgery, Department of Surgery

Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Mark Puder, MD, PhD

Associate, Department of Surgery

Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Shawn Rangel, MD, MSCE

Associate, Department of Surgery; Senior Surgical Advisor for Quality & Safety; Weitzman Family Chair for the Advancement of Quality & Safety; Director, Health Services Research Fellowship in Pediatric Surgery

Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Robert Shamberger, MD

Chief, Emeritus, Department of Surgery

Robert E. Gross Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Khashayar Vakili, MD

Surgical Director, Kidney, Liver, and Intestine and Multivisceral Transplant Programs

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Brent Weil, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Christopher B. Weldon, MD, PhD

Associate in Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine; Assistant in Surgery, Department of Surgery

Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Jill M. Zalieckas, MD, MPH

Co-Director, Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Program; Associate in Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine; Assistant in Surgery, Department of Surgery

Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Benjamin Zendejas-Mummert, MD, MSc

Surgical Director, Esophageal and Airway Treatment Center; Attending, Department of Surgery

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Physician Assitants

Learn more about Nikki Check, PA-C

Physician Assistant, Department of Surgery

Psychologists

Learn more about Lauren Mednick, PhD

Clinical Psychologist, Department of Surgery; Clinical Psychologist, Colorectal and Pelvic Malformation Center

Assistant Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School

Advanced Practice Clinicians

Learn more about Kelly Bartkus, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC

General Surgery Nurse Practitioner, Department of Surgery

Learn more about Lindsay Lemire, MSN, RN, FNP-BC

Advanced Practice Nurse, Department of Surgery

Learn more about Ellen McGrath, PNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Department of Surgery

Learn more about Maria McMahon, MSN, RN, PNP-PC/AC

Trauma Center Manager, Department of Surgery

Learn more about Caitlin Phinney, MSN, RN, FNP-BC

Family Nurse Practitioner, Department of Surgery

Learn more about Jennifer Tomich, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Family Nurse Practitioner; Clinical Coordinator, Department of Surgery

Clinical Social Workers

Learn more about Stephanie Laprise, LCSW

Clinical Social Worker, Surgical Inpatient Unit