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Banner Desert (Mesa, AZ)

Greg Rula, MD, FACS
Banner Desert Service Rotation Director

Dr. Greg Rula is a board certified general surgeon. He is past Chief of the Medical Staff at Banner Desert Medical Center. Dr. Greg Rula earned his Medical Degree from the University of Mississippi Medical School in Jackson, Mississippi. He completed his residency in general surgery at the Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency. He has been in the East Valley practicing General Surgery since 1990. Dr. Greg Rula enjoys a broad-based interest in General Surgery, including all types of breast surgery, thyroid, and parathyroid surgery, and hernia repairs. He also has specific training and expertise in advanced minimally invasive laparoscopic techniques for gastroesophageal reflux disease, adrenalectomy and splenectomy.He currently practices with Advanced Surgical Associates, LTD, in Mesa and Gilbert, Arizona.

Lawrence Damore, MD, FACS

Dr. Lawrence Damore is Board Certified and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Originally from Youngstown, Ohio, Dr. Damore attended college at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia where he graduated summa cum laude in biology. He continued on to medical school at the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio. He completed a five-year general surgery residency at Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center in St. Louis, Missouri. Having a great interest in minimally invasive surgery, Dr. Damore spent a year at the Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. He then moved to the Phoenix area to begin practice with Advanced Surgical Associates in 1999.

Kevin Masur, MD, FACS

Dr. Kevin Masur is a board-certified general surgeon. He earned his Medical Degree from Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Kevin Masur completed his surgical residency in the Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency program. His surgical interests including acute care surgery, as well as diseases of the colon, gallbladder, breast, thyroid, and hernias. He enjoys complex surgical cases, and participating in the care of critically ill surgical patients. He currently practices with Advanced Surgical Associates, LTD, in Mesa and Gilbert, Arizona.

Mark Runfola, MD, FACS

Dr. Mark Runfola is a board-certified general surgeon. He earned his Medical Degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine. Dr. Mark Runfola received his general surgical training at the Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency and then completed a two year fellowship in surgical oncology at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York. His professional interests include malignant diseases of the colon and rectum, esophagus, stomach, pancreatobiliary system, skin and soft tissues and breast. He currently practices with Advanced Surgical Associates, LTD, in Mesa and Gilbert, Arizona. Dr. Mark Runfola was the 2012 Teacher of the Year Award recipient from the Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency Program residents.

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Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency
Banner University Medical Center - Phoenix Campus
925 East McDowell Road, Second Floor
Phoenix, AZ 85006
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phone: 602.839.3339 | fax: 602.839.3300