Meet our R4 (Class of 2023) Residents

William Ganske

William Ganske, R4

Hometown: Sumner, Iowa

Education: Undergraduate and Medical School at University of Iowa, with an MS from University of Cincinnati in between

Interests (non-medical/medical): Surfing, hiking, backpacking, wine, spending time with my wife and dog.

Favorite thing about Santa Barbara: Having the beach, the mountains, wine country, and on and on- all within a 10 minute drive. Amazing and convenient!

Hannah Kornfeld

Hannah Kornfeld, R4

Hometown: Ross, California

Education: Claremont McKenna, Rush Medical College

Interests (non-medical/medical): The ocean, music, food, wine, golf and neuroplasticity. Breast oncology and hernias.

Favorite thing about Santa Barbara: The ocean, proximity to family, access to the outdoors and a great group of colleagues.

Monica Straatmann

Monica Straatmann, R4

Hometown: Washington, Missouri

Education: Undergraduate at University of Missouri, and Medical School at University of California, Irvine

Interests (non-medical/medical): Climbing, Skiing, Music, exploring the great outdoors.

Favorite thing about Santa Barbara: The natural beauty of the plant life, ocean, and mountains.

Connor Wiles

Connor Wiles, R4

Hometown: Girdwood, Alaska

Education: Undergraduate at Portland State University, and Medical School at OHSU

Interests (non-medical/medical): Surgical Oncology. Skiing, cycling, climbing, surfing, golfing.

Favorite thing about Santa Barbara: There is access to almost anything you can imagine. Ocean, mountains, great food, fun people.

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General Surgery Residency Program

400 W. Pueblo St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Program Coordinator
Veronica Campuzano