Our People

Patrick McGonagill, MD
Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program

Kevin Huang, MD
Associate Program Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

Tara Maurer
Program Coordinator, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program

Current Fellows

Cholene Espinoza, portrait

Cholene Espinoza, MD

Cedars Sinai Medical Center

Prashant Khullar, MBBS

University of Iowa

2022-2023 Surgical Critical Care Fellows

Michael Devries, MD

Daniel Kohn, DO 

Alumni Fellows

  Year Fellow Path Board-Certified
Dan Hallam, MD 2007-2008 Dan Hallam, MD Springfield Clinic, Springfield, IL 2008
Elizabeth Marshall, MD 2008-2009 Elizabeth Marshall, MD St. Peter’s Health Partners, Albany Thoracic & Esophageal Surgery, Albany, NY 2010
Paul Tessmann, MD, PharmD 2009-2010 Paul Tessmann, MD University of North Carolina, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Chapel Hill, ND 2010
Andrew Philip, MD, PhD 2010-2011 Andrew Philip, MD, PhD Genesis Health Group, Surgical Associates, Silvis, IL 2014
Laura Adam, MD 2011-2012 Laura Adam, MD St. Anthony’s Medical Center, St. Louis, MO 2012
Christine Waller, MD 2011-2012 Christine Waller, MD Acute Care Surgery, Gunderson Health System, Lacrosse, WI 2014
Evgeny Arshava, MD 2012-2013 Evgeny Arshava, MD Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, IA 2013
Grant Lee, MD 2012-2013 Grant Lee, MD Centra Care River Campus Clinic Surgery, St. Cloud, MN 2016
Claine Judy, DO 2013-2014 Claine Judy, DO

Bingham Memorial Specialty Clinic, Vista, Pocatello, ID

 
Matthew Wideroff, MD 2013-2014 Matthew Wideroff, MD Regional Health Medical Clinic, Rapid City, SD 2016
Lauren Allan, DO 2014-2015 Lauren Allan, DO Department of Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, IA  
Stephanie Downing, MD 2014-2015 Stephanie Downing, MD Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI  
Melissa Garrett, MD 2015-2016 Melissa Garrett, MD UnityPoint Health, Waterloo, IA  
Ashley Lemere, MD 2015-2016 Ashley Lemere, MD Williston General Surgery, Williston, ND 2017
Jennifer Shanklin, MD 2016-2017 Jennifer Shanklin, MD Department of Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, IA  
Sara Herrera, MD 2016-2017 Sara Herrera, MD UP Health System, Marquette, MI  
TJ Henry, MD 2017-2018 TJ Henry, MD Resident, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, IA  
Irfan Qureshi, MD 2017-2018 Irfan Qureshi, MD Colorado Plains, Medical Center Ft. Morgan, CO  
Suzy Lin, MD 2018-2019 Suzy Lin, MD Syracuse, NY  
Bradley Demarais, MD 2018-2019 Bradley Demarais, MD    

2019-2020

  • Leslie Poer, MD
  • Daniel Budreau

2020-2021

  • Prashant Khullar, MBBS
  • Cholene Espinoza, MD

2021-2022

  • Sally Smith, DO
  • John Popovich, MD 

Faculty Members

Robert Bertellotti, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery

Luis Garcia, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery 

Kevin Huang, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery-Acute Care Surgery

Patrick McGonagill, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery 

Kristen Sihler, MD

Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery - Acute Care Surgery

Dionne Skeete, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery

Lucy Wibbenmeyer, MD

Clinical Professor of Surgery

 

To view all faculty members within the Department of Surgery, please visit the Department's website

Contact Us

Lauren Allan, DO
Clinical Assistant Professor
Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Phone: 319-356-3457
Fax: 319-356-3392
lauren-allan@uiowa.edu

Tara Maurer
Program Coordinator, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program
Division of Acute Care Surgery
Department of Surgery
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Phone: 319-356-7892
Fax: 319-356-3392
tara-maurer@uiowa.edu