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 Faculty and Fellows

​​​​​​​Our faculty is committed and interested in teaching. All faculty considers teaching an integral part of their job.

Meet our Faculty:


Jessica WernbergAyman Ahmed , M.D., FACS, FSVS, RPVI - ​Program Director ​

School: University of Khartoum - Faculty of Medicin​e

Residency: University of California - Medical Center, San Franciso, CA, General Surgery (2017); ​University of Minnesota - Hospital & Clinics, Minneapolis, MN, General Sur​gery (2013); Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, General Surgery (2012)

Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic Health System, Cleveland, OH, Vascular Surgery (2019)

Professional Societies: American College of Surgeons, Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society, Society for Vascular Surgery

Jessica WernbergJavariah I Asghar, M.D., MPH, FACS

School: University of Minnesota - Medical School (2008)

Residency: University of Minnesota General Surgery (2014)​​

Fellowship: New ​​York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY Vascular & Endovascular Surgery (2016)​​

Professional Societies: Society for Vascular Surgery, Society for Vascular Ultrasound, American College of Surgeons, Association of Women Surgeons​

Jessica WernbergShameem Kunhammed , M.D. MRCS, FACS, FRCPC, FSVS

School: Sri Siddhartha Medical College Tumakuru, Karnataka, India, (2001)

Residency: Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY, Surgery (2014)

Fellowship: St. Louis University Hospital St. Louis, MO, Vascular Surgery (2016)

Professional Societies: American College of Surgeons, American Medical Association, Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, Society for Vascular Surgery

Jessica WernbergTahlia Weis , M.D. PhD, FACS, FSVS

School: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (2012)

Residency: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, Integrated Vascular Surgery Residency Program (2017)

​Professional Societies:
 American College of Surgeons, Society for Vascular Surgery. Vascul​ar and Endovascular Surgery Society