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Robotics Surgery Team

Our robotic surgery team from the Cottage Robotic Surgery Center is standing by to deliver top-quality care that supports your active life.

General Surgery

Farida Bounoua, MD

Farida Bounoua, MD

Specialty: Bariatric Surgery and General Surgery
Education: University of Algeria National Institute of Higher Learning
Internship: Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital (California)
Residency: Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital (California)
Fellowship: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (California)

William Conway, MD

William Conway, MD

Specialty: General Surgery, Surgical Oncology and GI
Education: Wayne State University School of Medicine (Michigan)
Residency: Wayne State University Medical Center/Detroit
Fellowship: John Wayne Cancer Institute (CA)

Jeffrey Gauvin, MD

Jeffrey Gauvin, MD

Specialty: General Surgery
Education: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine (East Lansing)
Internship: Michigan State University (East Lansing)
Residency: Michigan State University (East Lansing)
Fellowship: Mayo Clinic - Rochester

Benjamin M. Howard, MD

Benjamin M. Howard, MD

Specialty: General Surgery and GI
Education: UC Irvine School of Medicine (Registrar)
Residency: University of California Medical Center (San Francisco)
Fellowship: University of California Medical Center (San Francisco)

Lexine Yurcho, MD

Lexine Yurcho, MD

Specialty: Colon/Rectal Surgery and General Surgery
Education: Ross University (Dominica)
Residency: Community Regional Medical Center (UCSF)
Fellowship: St Vincent Health Center - Erie

Marc Zerey, MD

Marc Zerey, MD

Specialty: Bariatric Surgery and General Surgery
Education: McGill University Faculty of Medicine (Canada)
Internship: McGill University Faculty of Medicine (Canada)
Residency: 
McGill University Faculty of Medicine (Canada)

Gynecology

Anne Rodriguez, MD

Anne Rodriguez, MD

Specialty: Gynecologic Oncology
Education: Northwestern University Medical School (Illinois)
Internship: University of North Carolina Hospitals (Chapel Hill)
Residency: University of North Carolina Hospitals (Chapel Hill)
Fellowship: University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Medical Center (Florida)

Carin Craig, MD

Carin Craig, MD

Specialty: OB/GYN
Education: Saba University School of Medicine
Internship: University of Nebraska Medical Center (Omaha)
Residency: University of Nebraska Medical Center (Omaha)

Charmian Dresel-Velasquez, MD

Specialty: OB/GYN
Education: University of Wisconsin (School of Medicine and Public Health)
Residency: University of California Medical Center (Davis)

Margaret Echt, MD

Margaret Echt, MD

Specialty: OB/GYN
Education: Louisiana State University School of Medicine (New Orleans)
Internship: Alton Ochsner Hospital
Residency: Alton Ochsner Hospital

Ralph Quijano, MD

Ralph Quijano, MD

Specialty: OB/GYN
Education: University of California (Irvine)
Internship: Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
Residency: Maricopa Medical Center

Susanne Ramos, MD

Susanne Ramos, MD

Specialty: OB/GYN
Education: Georgetown University School of Medicine (District of Columbia)
Internship: LAC - USC
Residency: LAC - USC

David Raphael, MD

David Raphael, MD

Specialty: OB/GYN
Education: University of Southern California
Residency: Cedars Sinai Medical Center

Heather Terbell, MD

Heather Terbell, MD

Specialty: OB/GYN
Education: University of Southern California
Interniship: Women's and Children's Hospital
Residency: Women's and Children's Hospital

Heart

Peter Baay, MD

Peter Baay, MD

Specialty: Thoracic/Cardio Surgery
Education: University of Texas Health Science Center-Southwestern Medical School
Residency: University of Utah Medical Center (Salt Lake City)
Fellowship: University of Utah Medical Center

Urology

Julie A. Chacko, MD

Julie A. Chacko, MD

Specialty: Urology
Education: University of Southern California
Internship:Stanford University Hospital
Residency:Stanford University Hospital Stanford University Hospital

Daniel Curhan, MD

Daniel Curhan, MD

Specialty: Urology
Education: University of Michigan Hospitals
Residency: Boston Medical Center

Alex Koper, MD

Alex Koper, MD

Specialty: Urology
Education: UCLA Medical Center
Residency: UCLA Medical Center

David Laub, MD

David Laub, MD

Specialty: Urology
Education: New York Medical College (Valhalla)
Residency: Kaiser Foundation Hospital - L.A.

Alexandra Rogers, MD

Alexandra Rogers, MD

Specialty: Urology
Education: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Residency: Mayo Clinic - Jacksonville
Fellowship: Tower Urology

Scott Tobis, MD

Scott Tobis, MD

Specialty: Urology/Oncology
Education: Dartmouth Medical School (New Hampshire)
Internship: University of Rochester Medical Center (New York)
Residency: University of Rochester Medical Center (New York)
Fellowship: City of Hope National Medical Center (California)

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