Saint Joseph Hospital General Surgery Residency

Residents

CLASS OF 2020

  • Anthony H. Loewen, MD
    University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine
    Hometown: Huron, SD - home of the world’s largest pheasant. 
  • Drew Albright, DO
    Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine 
    Drummer, former Rogue River rafting guide. 
  • Timothy J. Van Dyke, MD
    Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iowa
    Owner of green schoolbus, father of two, winner of Sioux Country Sharp Shooting Contest 1999.
  • Calliandra Hintzen, MD 
    University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix
    Former deckhand on tall ships, ex-pizza chef.

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.

Preliminary Interns 2019 - 2020

  • Britni Beagley, MD
    University of Colorado School of Medicine
    Future Plans: Anesthesia, University of Colorado (Denver, CO)
    Former ski racer and instructor.
  • Alexander Clinkenbeard, MD
    University of Colorado School of Medicine
    Future Plans: Diagnostic Radiology, Mayo Clinic (Phoenix, AZ)
    4th grade Geography Bee champion.
  • Nicole Dennis, MD
    Loma Linda University School of Medicine
    Future Plans: Diagnostic Radiology, University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
    Previously employed by a zoo in Austria.
  • Kevin Kim, MD
    University of Colorado School of Medicine
    Future Plans: Anesthesia, University of Colorado (Denver, CO)
    Tried whale sushi in Japan.
  • Caleb Liberman, MD
    University of Colorado School of Medicine
    Future Plans: Anesthesia, University of California San Francisco (San Francisco, CA)
    Pasta chef extraordinaire.
  • Alicia Smith, MD
    University of Nebraska College of Medicine
    Owner of the original “Kevin” of the class - an orange tabby.
  • Zachary Nicek, MD
    University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
    Future Plans: Interventional Radiology, University of Kansas Medical Center
    Amateur pâtissier with a special focus on pies.
  • Dor Shoshan, MD
    University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix
    Future Plans: Diagnostic Radiology, St. Joseph Hospital (Phoenix, AZ)
    Lived in Israel for 11 years.

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