Current Residents

Meet our current Surgical residents. Besides the biographic information of hometown and medical school attended, they were asked to select the surgical instrument they most resemble and why.

PGY-5

Rebecca Innes, D.O.
School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hometown: Erie, PA
“Enseal: I burn, cut, and don’t look back”
Bryan Bennett, D.O.
School: Western University of Health Sciences
Hometown: Fontana, CA
“Malleable - I can be molded to fit into any surgical specialty.”
Clyde (Chase) Stauffer, D.O.
School: Lincoln Memorial University, Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hometown: Alpine, Utah
“Lebsche knife and mallet. Arguably the coolest instrument in the surgeon’s armament and likely everybody’s favorite tool, they just don’t know it yet.“

PGY-4

Roopa Patel, D.O.
School: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, New York
Hometown: Edison, NJ
“Colonoscope, because I’m flexible and willing to bend over backwards to fix a problem”
Danielle Strawn, D.O.
School: Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hometown: Tulsa, OK
“Laparoscopic Camera, because I like to see things through from beginning to end.”
Alex Bauer, D.O.
School: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
“Dermabond, because I’m the glue that’ll keep you together”

PGY-3

Erin Andrews, M.D.
School: Ross University School of Medicine
Hometown: Toms River, NJ
Kelly Clamp: Simple, Dependable, and versatile and has the knack for keeping everything under control when chaos starts to break loose.
Erika King, M.D.
School: St. George’s University School of Medicine
Hometown: Bellmore, NY
Olsen-Hegar Needle Driver: I was made to multi-task
Evan Rey, D.O.
School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Blacksburg, VA
Hometown: Wake Forest, NC
“Senn retractor (Sharp tip): Versatile, can be both easygoing and purposeful.”
Kevin Schulte, D.O.
School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hometown: Medina, OH
Needle Driver – Useful for all cases

PGY-2

Arscott Tyler
Tyler Arscott, M.D.
School: Indiana University School of Medicine
Hometown: Warsaw, IN
Aortic Cross Clamp - Strong, aggressive, yet surprising gently. Very handy to get out of scary situations.
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Ashley Day, D.O.
School: William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hometown: Nebraska City, NE
Trochar - I can always get through things, even when they are tough, and I will help you get the root of any problem!
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Jacob Guerrant, DO
School: Kansas City University
Hometown: Fulton, MO
Wheitlaner Retractor: Handy tool in a tight spot that you didn't know you needed until you need it.
Kelsey Peters, D.O.
School: Texas College Osteopathic Medicine
Hometown: Katy, TX
“Argon beam - this girl is on fire.”

PGY-1

Brooke Brown, D.O.
School: Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine at New Mexico State University
Hometown: Guthrie, Oklahoma
The Allis clamp - balanced, elegant, and with a tough bite!
Kevin Dou, M.D.
School: University of Iowa, RJ & L Carver College of Medicine
Hometown:
Malleable, I'm flexible and good at multitasking, like a malleable retracts and protects.
Steven Heye, D.O.
School: Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific Northwest Campus
Hometown: Auburn, WA
OR table. Because I support every patient and love to sleep.
Erin Pang, D.O.
School: Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hometown: Milpitas, CA
Curved Hemostat - Hardworking and reliably versatile, I got your back in every situation.

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