Saint Joseph Hospital General Surgery Residency

Residents

CLASS OF 2021

  • Teresa S. Gross, MD, MS
    Emory University School of Medicine
    Guardian of world’s best French Bulldog, Bruce.
  • Justin T. Frisenda, DO, LT, MC, USN
    Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Attacked by shark, age 12. Still surfing.
  • Peter F. Layman, DO
    Rocky Vista University College of Medicine
    Avid skier.
  • Daniel Wilkinson, MD
    Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University
    Enthusiastic snowboarder, international traveler. 
  • Evan L. Kelly, MD
    Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Enjoys unicycling.

CLASS OF 2022

  • Reece L. Boyd, MD 
    University of Texas Medical Branch 
    Enjoys gumbo, etouffee, jambalaya and knows the difference between them.
  • Noelle Elzas, MD 
    Saint Louis University School of Medicine
    6th generation Coloradan.
  • Mari Freedberg, MD, MS
    Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science 
    World traveler, most recently to Colombia, Uganda, Madagascar, Tanzania, Mexico. 
  • Anna Hubbard, MD 
    University of Washington School of Medicine 
    Former musical theater actress and ballerina, fluent francophone. 
  • Erika Poulos, DO
    Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences
    Enjoys distance running & completed 3 half marathons, 1 marathon.

CLASS OF 2023

  • Annabella Maurera, DO
    Western University of Health Sciences 
    Competitive Irish dancer for 15 years.
  • W. Cameron Maclellan, MD, MBA
    University of Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine
    Appeared in “Steve Nash MVP: Fundamentals of Basketball” instructional video in middle school. 
  • Eric Bradford, DO
    Rocky Vista University College of Medicine
    Makes own furniture. 
  • Abigail Zinn, DO, MS
    Rocky Vista University College of Medicine
    Singer, winner of high school hot wing eating contest.
  • Lexi Wilson, DO, MS
    Rocky Vista University College of Medicine
    Competitive surfer age 12-20. 

Class of 2024

  • Madhurima Baliga, MD
    University of Colorado School of Medicine
    Excellent knitter.
  • Christine R. Burton, MD
    University of Colorado School of Medicine
    Former ballroom dance competitor.
  • Yulia Kostenko, MD
    University of Illinois College of Medicine
    Aspiring single-engine plane pilot and retired breakdancer.
  • Emil Patel, DO
    Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Dedicated husband, dog lover, and shoe enthusiast.
  • Kevin Rodriguez, MD
    University of Utah School of Medicine
    Appeared in several commercials, rock climber.

Class of 2025

  • Erika Anderson, DO
    Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Scrub wearing, dog loving, yogi in the woods
  • Erika Baird, MD
    University of Colorado School of Medicine
    Dog mom and protector of Teeni and Tini Baird, Shih tzu sisters
  • Briana Britton, MD
    Stritch School of Medicine at Loyola University
    Dog Teddy has lived with her in Chicago, Phoenix, and California. They are both excited to explore the Colorado and the mountains.
  • Zachary Green, MD
    Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
    Aspiring chef, Colorado native
  • Carson Walker, MD
    University of Colorado School of Medicine
    Part time woodworker

Preliminary Interns 2020-2021

  • Darren Donahue, MD
    UT Health San Antonio School of Medicine
    Future plans: Anesthesia, University of Colorado (Denver, CO)
    Traveled to over 30 countries
  • Mario Hernandez, MD
    University of Colorado School of Medicine br> Future plans: Anesthesia, Stanford University (Stanford, CA) br> Owner of authentic Hogwarts Gryffindor robe and handmade personalized wand
  • Kevin Lindsay, MD
    Medical College of Georgia Perfected the pickled pineapple during COVID quarantine
  • Nick Mason, MD
    West Virginia University School of Medicine
    Plays saxophone, guitar, and piano
  • Robert Meller, MD
    University of Colorado School of Medicine
    Future plans: Interventional Radiology, University of Colorado (Denver, CO)
    Former downhill ski racer
  • Elise Seyfreth, MD
    Duke University School of Medicine
    Future plans: Interventional Radiology, University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
    Birder, former competitive cross-country skier
  • Rob Taylor, MD
    University of South Carolina School of Medicine - Greenville
    Future plans: Anesthesia, University of Colorado (Denver, CO)
    Once acted for writer/director/producer Tony Yacenda. Obsessed with the Joe Rogan Experience podcast.
  • Erin Wylie, MD
    University of Colorado School of Medicine
    Future plans: Anesthesia, University of Colorado (Denver, CO)
    Colorado native, flyfisher, dog lover, historic home restorer, novice gardener

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