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Program Administrators

Thavam Thambi

 

 

 

 

 


Thav Thambi-Pillai, M.D., F.A.C.S., Program Director

 

Amber Johnson







Amber Johnson, MHA, C-TAGME, Program Coordinator
Amber.Johnson@SanfordHealth.org

605-357-1391

 

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Jon Ryckman, M.D., F.A.C.S., Associate Program Director


Luke Serck, M.D., Yankton Site Director

 

Dr. Stephanie Hung, M.D., F.A.C.S., VA Site Director

 

Surgical Associates

Paul Bjordahl, M.D., F.A.C.S., Trauma Director
ACS/General and Surgical Critical Care

Paula Denevan, M.D., F.A.C.S., GS-I Key Faculty
General/Breast/Endocrine Surgery

Jesse Dirksen, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Breast Surgery

Dennis Glatt, M.D., F.A.C.S.
General and Bariatric Surgery

Jenny Guido, M.D. , F.A.C.S., Program Simulation Director
ACS and Surgical Critical Care

Jason Knudtson, M.D., F.A.C.S. SICU Key Faculty
ACS and Surgical Critical Care

Curtis Peery, M.D., F.A.C.S. 
General, Bariatric and Robotic Surgery

Matthew Sorrell, M.D., F.A.C.S., EGS Key Faculty
ACS/General and Surgical Critical Care

Thav Thambi-Pillai, M.D., F.A.C.S.
General/Emergency General Surgery (ACS), Renal Transplant/HPB Surgery

Gary Timmerman, M.D., F.A.C.S., Chair
Endocrine/Foregut Surgery

Matthew Tschetter, M.D., F.A.C.S.
General/ACS and Colorectal Surgery

Hassan Turaihi, M.D. GSII Key Faculty

VA: General Surgery and Endoscopy

Dr. Stephanie Hung, M.D., F.A.C.S., VA Site Director
Andrew Chontos., M.D.
Sean Dupont, M.D.

For additional VA provider information, please visit accesstocare.va.gov.

Yankton: Rural Rotation

Ryan Garry, M.D. F.A.C.S.
Jesse Kampshoff, M.D.
Luke Serck, M.D., Yankton Site Director

Pediatric Surgery

Adam Gorra, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Jon Ryckman, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Scott Keckler, M.D. F.A.C.S.

Vascular Surgery 

Dr. Benjamin Jorgensen, M.D.
Patrick Kelly, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Gregory Nissen, M.D.
Angelo Santos, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Gregory Schulz, M.D.

Thoracic Surgery

Verlyn Nykamp, M.D., F.A.C.S. 
Keung Ung, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Head and Neck Surgery

Chad Spanos, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Plastic Surgery

Heather Karu, M.D.
Hoan Nguyen, M.D.