Surgery: Our Physicians

Linda M. Barney, M.D.

Linda M. Barney, M.D.

Dr. Barney is associate director of the General Surgery Residency Program at Miami Valley Hospital. She is certified in surgery and surgical critical care and has expertise in general, endocrine, laparoscopic, and breast surgery. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the Association for Surgical Education.

 
Margaret M. Dunn, M.D., M.B.A.

Margaret M. Dunn, M.D., M.B.A.

Dr. Dunn is dean of the WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine and professor of surgery. She served as the executive associate dean of the medical school and president and CEO of Wright State Physicians from 2007 to 2013. She is certified in surgery and has expertise in general and breast surgery. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), and a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, and the Association for Surgical Education.

 
A. Peter Ekeh, M.D., M.P.H.

A. Peter Ekeh, M.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Ekeh is chief of the Division of Acute Care Surgery in the Department of Surgery, medical director of the Injury Prevention Center of Greater Dayton and medical director of the Trauma Program at Miami Valley Hospital. He is certified in surgery and surgical critical care and has expertise in general, endocrine and trauma surgery and surgical critical care. He is a member of the Association for Academic Surgery and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

 
Garietta Falls, M.D.

Garietta Falls, M.D.

Dr. Falls is an assistant professor of surgery. Dr. Falls is certified by the American Board of Surgery in general surgery and vascular surgery and has expertise in both areas. She is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the Society for Vascular Surgery and the Association of Women Surgeons.

 
Alyssa J. Gans, M.D.

Alyssa J. Gans, M.D.

Dr. Gans is an assistant professor in the Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. She is certified by the American Board of Surgery in general surgery and eligible for certification in surgical critical care and has expertise in both areas. She is a member of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

 
Minia R. Hellan, M.D.

Minia R. Hellan, M.D.

Dr. Hellan is certified in surgery and surgical oncology. She has expertise in surgical oncology; breast care; and hepato-biliary and pancreatic, advanced laparoscopic, and robotic surgery. She is a member of the Minimally Invasive Robotic Association and the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS).

 
Kamran A. Jafree, M.B.B.S.

Kamran A. Jafree, M.B.B.S.

Dr. Jafree is an assistant professor in the Division of Vascular Surgery. He completed a fellowship in vascular surgery and is certified as a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation. His area of interest is minimally invasive endovascular surgery and open surgical repair of vascular disease.

 
John H. Matsuura, M.D.

John H. Matsuura, M.D.

Dr. Matsuura is chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery with an additional certification in vascular surgery. He is a member of the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society, the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery and the Society for Vascular Surgery.

 
Mary C. McCarthy, M.D.

Mary C. McCarthy, M.D.

Dr. McCarthy is Elizabeth Berry Gray Chair of the Department of Surgery at Boonshoft School of Medicine. She is certified in surgery and surgical critical care and has expertise in general and trauma surgery and critical care medicine. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a member of the Halsted Society, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, and the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma.

 
James R. Ouellette, D.O.

James R. Ouellette, D.O.

Dr. Ouellette is associate director of the General Surgery Residency Program at Kettering Medical Center. He is certified in general surgery and has trained in surgical oncology. He has expertise in pancreatic and hepato-biliary, endocrine, and advanced laparoscopic surgery. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Osteopathic Association, the Association for Academic Surgery, and the American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association.

 
Laura A. Peterson, M.D.

Laura A. Peterson, M.D., M.S.

Dr. Peterson is an assistant professor of surgery inthe Division of Vascular Surgery. A fellowship-trained vascular surgeon, she specializes in open and endovascular treatment of aneurysmal disease, lower extremity revascularization and limb salvage, carotid artery disease, hemodialysis access and venous disease.

 
Melissa P. Roelle, M.D.

Melissa P. Roelle, M.D.

Dr. Roelle is an assistant professor of surgery. She is certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery and has clinical expertise in breast care. She is a member of the American College of Surgeons and the American Medical Association. Dr. Roelle earned her medical degree and completed a residency in general surgery at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine.

 
William K. Rundell Jr., M.D.

William K. Rundell Jr., M.D.

Dr. Rundell is certified in surgery and vascular surgery and has expertise in general, vascular and transplant surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery and the International Society for Cardiovascular Surgery.

 
Rosalyn P. Scott, M.D., M.S.H.A.

Rosalyn P. Scott, M.D., M.S.H.A.

Dr. Scott is certified and has expertise in general and thoracic surgery. She is a member of the American College of Physician Executives, the American College of Surgeons, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, and the American Heart Association.

 
Gregory R. Semon, D.O.

Gregory R. Semon, D.O.

Dr. Semon is an assistant professor in the Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. He is certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery in general surgery and surgical critical care and by the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma in acute care surgery. He also has expertise in laparoscopic surgery, endoscopy and the surgical management of rib fractures.

 
Joon K. Shim, M.D., M.P.H.

Joon K. Shim, M.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Shim is an assistant professor who is fellowship trained in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery. She is certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery and has clinical expertise in general surgery, bariatric surgery, minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery, reflux, hiatal hernia and endoscopy.

 
Kathryn M. Tchorz, M.D.

Kathryn M. Tchorz, M.D.

Dr. Tchorz is associate director of medical student education for the WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine Department of Surgery. She is certified in surgery and surgical critical care and has clinical expertise in general and trauma surgery and surgical critical care. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a member of the Association of Academic Surgery and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

 
Rebecca Tuttle, M.D.

Rebecca Tuttle, M.D.

Dr. Tuttle is an assistant professor in the Division of Surgical Oncology at Boonshoft School of Medicine and serves assistant program director of surgery at Kettering Medical Center. Her expertise is in breast cancer, skin cancer, soft tissue cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

 
Mbaga S. Walusimbi, M.D.

Mbaga S. Walusimbi, M.D.

Dr. Walusimbi is program director of the Acute Care Surgery Fellowship and a trauma surgeon with Miami Valley Hospital. He is certified in surgery and surgical critical care and has expertise in general, hand, and trauma surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a member of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma and the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma.

 
Melissa Whitmill, M.D.

Melissa Whitmill, M.D.

Dr. Whitmill is director of the Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Miami Valley Hospital and program director for the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Boonshoft School of Medicine. Certified in surgery and surgical critical care, she also serves as the assistant director of the General Surgery Residency Program.

 

Lucile Wrenshall, M.D., Ph.D.

Lucile Wrenshall, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Wrenshall is a professor of surgery and the medical director of the Living Donor Program at Miami Valley Hospital. She is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Association of Immunologists.

 
Randy J. Woods, M.D.

Randy J. Woods, M.D.

Dr. Woods is director of the General Surgery Residency Program and associate director of the Trauma Program for Miami Valley Hospital. He is certified in surgery and surgical critical care and has expertise in general, endocrine, and trauma surgery and critical care medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma.