General Surgery Faculty and Staff

Our surgery faculty come from diverse training programs, bringing a wealth of knowledge and skill sets to teach our residents.

Program director

Christina Maser

Associate Director
Program Director

Professor

Core faculty

Akram Alashari

Clerkship Director
Director

Assistant Professor

Cristina Nituica

Program Director

Assistant Professor

Wael Solh

Associate Professor

John Sharpe

John Sharpe, MD, MS, FACS
Core Faculty

Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Fellowship: University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Faculty

Maher Ghanem

Associate Professor

Timothy Hackett

Assistant Professor

Cynthia Payne

Assistant Professor

Samuel Shaheen

President & CEO

Professor

Yong Yoon

Assistant Professor

Nurse practitioners and physician assistant

Elizabeth Hernden

Clinical Instructor

Laurie Meyer

Clinical Instructor

Zachary Retzler

Clinical Instructor

Staff

Julie Johnson
Residency Coordinator
Phone: 989-746-7857

Email: cmedsurgery@cmich.edu