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Trauma/Critical Care/Emergency Surgery Service

Paul Dabrowski, MD, FACS
Trauma, Critical Care, and Emergency Surgery Service Rotation Director

Dr. Paul Dabrowski is Director of Trauma Services at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center. He completed his general surgery and trauma/surgical critical care fellowships at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana and Charity Hospitals in 1997 before joining the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania in the Section of Traumatology and Surgical Critical Care. While at Penn, he won numerous teaching awards during his seven years as the Director of the Core Surgery Clerkship. Dr. Dabrowski and his wife, Patricia, a Masters-trained peripartum nurse, have three active sons, Michael, Timmy and Stephen; raising them is their main hobby.

Corey Detlefs, MD, FACS

Dr. Corey Detlefs is board certified in general surgery and critical care surgery. He earned his medical degree from the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson, Arizona. He completed an internship and residency with the Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency program and a fellowship at the UCSF Fresno Valley Medical Center. Dr. Corey Detlefs has been practicing since 1986.

Ara Feinstein, MD, MPH, FACS

Dr. Ara Feinstein is board certified in general surgery and critical care surgery. He earned his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut and completed his General Surgery residency at Massachusetts General Hospital in affiliation with Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Ara Feinstein completed his Trauma/Critical Care fellowship at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He is currently a team surgeon with a Federal Disaster Team and a member of state and national organizations. Dr. Feinstein is an Assistant Professor of Surgery and the Surgical Clerkship Director at the University of Arizona - Phoenix College of Medicine.

Steven B. Johnson, MD, FACS
Program Director, Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency Program

Dr. Steven B. Johnson Professor of Surgery and Chairman (Banner/VA) of the Department of Surgery at the University of Arizona – Phoenix College of Medicine. As the program director of the Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency program, he provides key clinical and educational oversight for all surgical residency trainees as well as medical students. He specializes in trauma, general surgery, and surgical critical care. In addition to his strong interest in surgical education, Dr. Johnson has interest in shock, surgical sepsis, pancreatitis, and critically ill surgical patients. Dr. Johnson is board certified in general surgery and critical care surgery. He earned his Medical Degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesvile, and completed his surgical residency training at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York.

Jon King, MD
Banner Estrella Service Rotation Director

Dr. Jon King is a board-certified general surgeon. He earned his Medical Degree from the University Of Washington School Of Medicine in Seattle, Washington. Dr. King completed his internship and residency in the Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency program. He has been practicing since 1992 and is a HealthGrades Recognized Doctor.

Kumash Patel, MD, FACS

Dr. Kumash Patel is board certified in general surgery and critical care surgery. Dr. Kumash Patel received his Bachelors degree in Biochemistry at Binghamton University in Vestal, New York and his Medical Doctorates Degree from American University of the Caribbean in Sint Maarten. He completed his general surgery residency at St. John’s Hospital and Medical Center in Detroit, Michigan, and his fellowship at Duke University Medical Center in Durahm, North Carolina. He has been practicing since 1999.

Nirav Patel, MD, FACS

Dr. Nirav Patel is board certified in general surgery and critical care surgery. He received his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Wisconsin which is where he also earned his Medical Degree. He completed a general surgery residency program at Gundersen Medical Foundation-Lutheran Hospital in La Crosse, Wisconsin. He relocated to the University of California-San Diego to complete a trauma and surgical critical care fellowship. He has been practicing since 1992.

Amy Sisley, MD, MPH, FACS
Associate Program Director, Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency
Director of Simulation for the Department of Surgery

Dr. Sisley earned her Medical Degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She also holds an MPH from Emory University. Dr. Sisley completed her Surgical residency at the University of Chicago and her Trauma/Critical Care fellowship at Emory University. She is internationally known for your work and education in Ultrasound for Trauma and Critical Care. She is the Ultrasound National Course Director for the American College of Surgeons. Prior to joining our faculty, Dr. Sisley was the Division Chief for Trauma and Acute Care Surgery at Henry Ford Medical Center. Prior to that she was the Director of Resident Education at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland. She has led research in Trauma and Critical Care with published work appearing in book chapters and journals. Dr. Sisley is the Associate Program Director for the residency and Director of Simulation for the Department. Dr. Sisley is an Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Arizona - Phoenix College of Medicine.

Natasha Keric, MD, MPH, FACS
Associate Medical Director, Trauma and Surgical Intensive Care Unit

Dr. Keric earned her Medical Degree from the University of Illinois School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois and completed her Surgical residency at Scott and White Clinic in Texas. She did her Trauma and Critical Care fellowship at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, Maryland. Prior to joining our faculty, Dr. Keric was on the trauma faculty at the University of Texas - San Antonio. She has led research in Trauma and Critical Care with published work appearing in book chapters and journals. Dr. Keric is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Arizona - Phoenix College of Medicine.

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