Wilson joins the Great Falls Clinic Surgery Department 4/13/16

Charles R. Wilson, MD SGU ’03, FACS, a board certified surgeon, joined the Great Falls Clinic. Wilson has more than seven years of experience in general surgery. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Surgery and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He brings additional expertise in advanced laparoscopic surgery.


New Gastroenterologist Brings Specialized Skill to Albany Med’s Digestive Disease Center 3/5/16

Sven Hida, MD SGU ’03, a gastroenterologist with specialized training and knowledge of advanced interventional endoscopy, has joined Albany Medical Center’s Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Dr. Hida recently performed the hospital’s first peroralendoscopic myotomy (POEM) procedure, an incision-less surgery that corrects swallowing and digestive disorders.


Back Sleeping Credited With Reducing SIDS Deaths in Infants 12/3/15

Cristina Miller, MD SGU ’09, a neonatologist with Children’s Hospitals and Clinics in Minnesota, tells Healthline that while infants sleeping on their backs has led to a drop in SIDS deaths.


Physician Poets Society 12/15

The rhythms of life, the words that shed light on underlying truth—these are well-studied tools among physicians. And for some Orlando doctors, including SGU grads Joseph and Stan Sujka, rhythms and words join forces and find their voice in poetry.


Dr. Michael McCaffrey joins McLeod Seacoast Neurology 11/30/15

McLeod Physician Associates in Loris, SC, welcomed Michael McCaffrey, MD SGU ’88, to McLeod Seacoast Neurology. Dr. McCaffrey joined McLeod Loris Seacoast from Grand Strand Specialty Associates.


New pediatrician joins team of local practice 11/9/15

Alexandra McCollum, MD SGU ’05, joined Larchmont Pediatrics in her home state of California, and will split time between private practice and the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles.


NHRMC has new stroke program medical director 10/11/15

The New Hanover Regional Medical Center Physician Group welcomed vascular neurologist James S. McKinney, MD SGU ’04, who will care for inpatients at the medical center’s main campus and will also serve as the medical director of the NHRMC stroke program.


New OB/GYN physician in Knox, La Porte an advocate for adolescent, women’s health 9/13/15

Ashley Kirkwood, MD SGU ’11, opened up her own private OB/GYN practice serving the Knox and La Porte communities in Michigan.


Cancer center welcomes new oncologist 9/2/15

Medical oncologist Amir Harandi, MD SGU ’02, joined the Dyson Center for Cancer Care at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, NY. Harandi has been a medical oncologist and hematologist since 2009, most recently at the Norton Cancer Institute in Louisville, Kentucky, where he also served on the faculty at the University of Louisville.