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List of Professors

Name Years at Michigansort icon Position

Moses Gunn

1850 - 1867
Professor of Anatomy and Surgery

William Warren Greene

1867 - 1868
Professor of Civil and Military Surgery

Alpheus Benning Crosby

1869 - 1871
Professor of Surgery

Flemming Carrow

1889 - 1904
Professor of Ophthalmic and Aural Surgery
Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology
Chair of Ophthalmic and Aural Surgery and Clinical Ophthalology

Charles Beylard de Nancrede

1889 - 1917
Professor of Surgery and Clinical Surgery

Cyrenus Garritt Darling

1890
Professor of Surgery, Oral Pathology and Surgery

Alfred Scott Warthin

1891 - 1903
Professor of Pathology
Director of the Pathological Laboratory

Ira Dean Loree

1902 - 1920
Associate Professor of Genito-Urinary Surgery

Max M. Peet

1916 - 1949
Professor of Neurosurgery

LeRoy Charles Abbott

1917 - 1923
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Fredrick A. Coller

1917 - 1958
Professor Emeritus of Surgery

Hugh Cabot

1919 - 1930
Professor of Surgery
Director Department of Medical School
Dean of the Medical School

John Alexander

1920 - 1954
Professor of Surgery

Carl Egbert Badgley

1920 - 1964
Professor Emeritus of Surgery
Chair of Orthopedic Surgery

Carl Walter Eberbach

1921 - 1928
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Reed M. Nesbit

1926 - 1969
Professor of Urology Surgery
Chair of Urology

Henry King Ransom

1926 - 1968
Professor of Surgery
Chair Department of Surgery

Vernon L. Hart

1927
Instructor of Surgery

Eugene Breckenridge Potter

1928 - 1937
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Norman Leslie Capener

1929
Instructor in Anatomy
Associate Professor of Surgery

Edgar Adolph Kahn

1929 - 1971
Professor of Neurosurgery

Cameron Haight

1931 - 1970
Associate Professor of Surgery

Walter Grierson Maddock

1932 - 1946
Associate Professor of Surgery

George Hammond

1934 - 1946
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Louis Yglesias

1936 - 1937
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Reed Othelbert Dingman

1940 - 1976
Professor of Surgery

Dan Jayne Bulmer

1940 - 1943
Instructor in Surgery
Assistant Professor of Military Sciences

Robert William Buxton

1942 - 1955
Associate Professor of Surgery

Vivian Iob

1942 - 1970
Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry

James A. Taren

1943 - 1997
Professor of Surgery

Robert Champion Bassett

1944 - 1960
Associate Professor of Surgery

Robert Edward Lee Berry

1945 - 1964
Associate Professor of Surgery

Sylvester John
 O'Connor

1946 - 1957
Associate Professor of Surgery

Alexander Burgess Vial

1946 - 1963
Associate Professor of Surgery
Instructor in Bacteriology
Director Pasteur Institute

Marion Spencer DeWeese

1950 - 1964
Associate Professor of Surgery

Jack Lapides

1950 - 1984
Professor of Surgery -Urology
Chair of Urology

John Sylvester O’Connor

1950 - 1957
Associate Professor of Surgery

Richard C. Schneider

1950 - 1983
Professor of Neurosurgery

Herbert Sloan

1950 - 1987
Professor of Thoracic Surgery
Chief of Clinical Affairs at University of Michigan Hospitals
Chair Department of Thoracic Surgery

William S. Smith

1950 - 1997
Professor of Surgery

William Carman Baum

1950 - 1956
Associate Professor of Surgery

Paul E. Hodgson

1954 - 1962
Associate Professor of Surgery
Associate Professor of Postgraduate Medicine

Daniel C Hunter

1954 - 1960
Assistant Professor of Surgery

George Hugh Lawrence

1955 - 1957
Assistant Professor of Surgery

John Sutphin Tytus

1955
Assistant Professor of Surgery 1957

William W. Coon

1956 - 1997
Professor of Surgery

John T. Hayes

1956 - 1966
Associate Professor of Surgery

William J. Regan Jr.

1956 - 1958
Instructor in Surgery

Joe David Morris

1956
Professor of Surgery 1968
Clinical Professor of Surgery 1971

Camille T
 Flotte

1957 - 1959
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Assistant Professor of Postgraduate Medicine

George E. Block

1958 - 1960
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Assistant Professor of Postgraduate Medicine

William C. Grabb

1958 - 1982
Professor of Plastic Surgery

Richard F. Haines

1958 - 1991
Associate Professor of Microbiology in the Department of Surgery

Charles G. Child III

1959 - 1978
Professor Emeritus of Surgery

Irving Feller

1959 - 1990
Professor of Surgery

Earl F. Wolfman Jr.

1960 - 1966
Associate Professor of Surgery

George D. Zuidema

1960 - 1964
1984 - 1994
Professor of Surgery
Vice Provost for Medical Affairs 1984-1994

Gerhardt H. Bauer

1961 - 1964
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Joseph C. Cerny

1962 - 2005
Clinical Professor of Urology Surgery

Timothy S. Harrison

1962 - 1975
Professor of Surgery

Norman Thompson

1962 - 2001
Professor of Surgery
Henry Ransom King Endowed Professor of Surgery

Edward J. Hill

1963
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

Jeremiah G. Turcotte

1963 - 2001
Professor of Surgery
Chair Department of Surgery

Kenneth E. Jochim

1963 - 1980
Professor of Thoracic Surgery

Charles F. Frey

1964 - 1976
Professor of Surgery

S. Martin Lindenauer

1964 - 1997
Professor of Surgery -Urology

Calvin B. Ernst

1965 - 1972
Associate Professor of Surgery

Thomas J. Herrmann

1967 - 1983
Assistant of Surgery
Associate Professor of Postgraduate Medicine and Health Professions Education

Edward S. Tank

1968 - 1973
Associate Professor of Surgery

Marvin M. Kirsh

1968 - 2005
Professor of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery

William J. Butler

1968 - 1986
Assistant Professor of Biostatistics
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

Duane Freier

1969 - 1980
Associate Professor of Surgery

John W. Konnak

1969 - 2001
Professor of Surgery

Leo George Upton

1970 - 2009
Professor of Dentistry
Associate Professor of Oral Surgery

Emerick Desiderius Szilagyi

1970 - 1983
Clinical Professor of Surgery

Thomas L. Dent

1971 - 1984
Professor of Surgery

Ananias C. Diokno

1971 - 1984
Clinical Professor of Surgery

Douglas M. Behrendt

1971 - 1986
Professor of Thoracic Surgery

Meshach H. Newman

1971 - 1975
1981 - 2007
Clinical Professor of Surgery

William H. Weintraub

1974 - 1979
Associate Professor of Surgery

Arnold G. Coran

1974 - 2007
Professor of Pediatric Surgery
Chair Department of Pediatric Surgery

Jay K. Harness

1975 - 1989
Clinical Associate Professor II of Surgery

Stephen A. Koff

1975 - 1982
Associate Professor of Surgery

Richard G. Fiddian Green

1976 - 1984
Associate Professor of Surgery

William S. Gross

1976 - 1978
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Dennis P. Horan

1976 - 1979
Associate Professor of Surgery

Evan J. Kass

1976 - 1980
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Jai K. Prasad

1976 - 1991
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Richard E Burney

1976 - 2012
Professor of Surgery

H. Burton Grossman

1977 - 1994
Professor of Surgery

John R. Wesley

1977 - 1990
Associate Professor of Surgery

John E. Niederhuber

1977 - 1987
Professor of General Surgery
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Adjunct Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Gerald B. Zelenock

1978 - 1999
Professor of Surgery

Aaron Isreal Vinik

1978 - 1990
Professor of Internal Medicine and General Surgery

James R. Mackenzie

1979 - 1985
Associate Professor of Surgery

Walter M. Whitehouse Jr.

1979 - 1985
Associate Professor of Surgery

Louis C. Argenta

1980 - 1988
Associate Professor of Surgery

Jack L. Cronenwett

1980 - 1985
Associate Professor of Surgery

Michael D. Klein

1980 - 1983
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Robert Hawes Bartlett

1980 - 2005
Professor of Surgery

Robert J. MacGregor

1981 - 1982
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Alan C. Peterson

1981 - 1982
Assistant Professor of Surgery

William E. Strodel III

1981 - 1984
Associate Professor of Surgery

Donald C. Dafoe

1982 - 1987
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Edward Ellis III

1982 - 1988
Assistant Professor of Dentistry and Surgery

Richard W. Long

1982 - 1985
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Thomas R. Stevenson

1982 - 1989
Associate Professor of Surgery

Theodore Z. Polley Jr

1982 - 2013
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery
Clinical Associate Professor Emeritus

Carol J. Bennett

1983 - 1987
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Linda M. Graham

1983 - 2000
Professor of Surgery

Michael K. McLeod

1983 - 1994
Assistant Professor of Surgery

David Steinmuller

1984 - 1988
Professor of Immunobiology in Department of Surgery
Professor of Epidemiology

Karen S. Guice

1985 - 1991
Associate Professor of Surgery

Keith T. Oldham

1985 - 1991
Associate Professor of Surgery

Malcolm W. Marks

1986 - 1988
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Louis M. Messina

1986 - 1995
Associate Professor of Surgery

Jamie Dananberg

1986
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine - 1993

Mac C. Stirling

1987 - 1990
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Lazar J. Greenfield

1987 - 2004
Professor of Surgery
Chair Department of Surgery
Frederick A. Coller Professor of Surgery

Geneva M. Omann

1987 - 2004
Associate Professor of Surgery & Biological Chemistry

Riley S Rees

1988 - 2011
Professor of Surgery

David A. August

1989 - 1994
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Warren L. Garner

1989 - 1998
Associate Professor of Surgery

Jon N Meliones

1989 - 1992
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Donald A. Ross

1989 - 2000
Associate Professor of Surgery
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology

Lloyd A. Jacobs

1989 - 2003
Professor of Surgery
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs

Howard M. Sandler

1989 - 2008
Professor of Radiation Oncology
Newman Family Professor of Radiation Oncology
Professor of Urology

William D. Belville

1990 - 2000
Associate Professor of Surgery

Robert E. Cilley

1990 - 1991
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Steven R. Cohen

1990 - 1992
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Flavian M. Lupinetti

1990 - 1993
Assistant Professor or Surgery

Michael L. Ritchey

1990 - 1993
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Bruce R. Nelson

1990 - 1995
Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Surgery and Otorhinolaryngology

Louis A. Brunsting III

1991 - 1994
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Barry Steinberg

1992 - 1997
Assistant Professor of Dentistry
Assistant Professor of Oral Surgery

Mark D. Iannettoni

1993 - 2003
Associate Professor of Thoracic Surgery

Richard I. Whyte

1993 - 1997
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Ganesh R. Deshmukh

1994 - 1997
Clinical Assistant Professor II of Surgery

Carroll M. Harmon

1994 - 2000
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Joseph L. Lelli

1994 - 2000
Clinical Assistant Professor II of Surgery

Joseph E. Oesterling

1994 - 1997
Professor of Surgery

Paul A. Taheri

1994 - 2007
Associate Professor of Surgery

Kirk J. Wojno

1994 - 1998
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Surgery

Vincent M. Cimmino

1994 - 2012
Clinical Professor of Surgery

Kenneth J. Pienta

1994 - 2013
Professor of Internal Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Professor of Urology

Harry P. Koo

1995 - 2000
Assistant Professor of Surgery

John M. Park

1995 - 1997
Lecturer in Surgery

Jorge L. Rodriguez

1995 - 1996
Associate Professor of Surgery

John F. Sweeney

1995 - 2001
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Alan M. Yahanda

1995 - 2000
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Eustace Golladay

1995 - 2008

James J Mulay

1995 - 2003
Professor of Internal Medicine
Director, Immunology Training Program
Professor of Surgery

Seema S. Sonnad

1995 - 2002
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Charles J. Shanley

1996 - 1998
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Helen A. Pass

1997 - 2000
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Mary Margaret Brandt

1997 - 2005
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

David J. Dries

1998 - 1999
Professor of Surgery

Jonathan I Greenfeld

1998 - 2000
Clinical Assistant Professor II of Surgery

Mary T. Hawn

1998 - 2000
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Richard G. Ohye

1998 - 1999
Lecturer in Surgery

Mark A. Rubin

1998 - 2002
Associate Professor of Pathology and Surgery

Timothy George Schuster

1998 - 2006
Assistant Professor of Urology

Norman J. Betts

1999 - 2002
Associate Professor of Dentistry
Associate Professor of Surgery

Steven J. Kasten

1999 - 2004
Clinical Lecturer in Surgery

Yoshimi Anzai

1999 - 2000
Assistant Professor of Radiology

Mary E. Metrou

1999
Assistant Professor II of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases
Clinical Assistant Professor II of Surgery

Eric J. Devaney

1999 - 2012
Associate Professor of Cardiac Surgery

Gilbert R. Upchurch Jr

1999 - 2010
Professor of Vascular Surgery
Leland Ira Doan Research Professor of Vascular Surgery

John Yee

2000 - 2003
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Lillian G. Dawes

2001 - 2007
Associate Professor of Surgery

Stephen A. Rowe

2002 - 2003
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

Keith E. Cook

2002 - 2013
Research Associate Professor of Surgery
Research Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Dheeraj Gandhi

2002 - 2008
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

David P. Wood Jr

2002 - 2012
Professor of Urology
George F and Sandy G Valassis Professor of Urology

Matthew J. Eagleton

2003 - 2005
Assistant Professor of Vascular Surgery

Shawn J. Pelletier

2003 - 2012
Associate Professor of Transplant Surgery

Paul Matthew Maggio

2004 - 2007
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

George B. Mychaliska

2004 - 2005
Assistant Professor of Surgery & Obstetrics & Gynecology

James G. Gurney

2005 - 2011
Associate Professor of Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases
Associate Professor of Cardiac Surgery

Christine L. Lau

2005 - 2007
Assistant Professor of Thoracic Surgery

Yang Liu

2006 - 2012
Professor of Internal Medicine, Molecular Medicine & Genetics
Professor of Surgery
Charles B. de Nancrede Research Professor of Surgery

Pan Zheng

2006 - 2013
Professor of Surgery
Professor of Pathology

Linnea Susan Hauge

2007 - 2010
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Assistant Professor of Medical Education

Raja Mahidhara

2008 - 2011
Assistant Professor of Thoracic Surgery