Faculty Spotlights

Rohit Mittal, MD

Rohit Mittal, MDDr. Rohit Mittal directs the burn outcomes research and burn reconstruction programs at the Grady Memorial Hospital Burn Center, one of the largest burn units in the country and the only one in Georgia backed by a Level I trauma center.

Dr. Mittal received his MD, completed his surgery residency, and did a two-year research fellowship at Emory. He then completed a burn/critical care fellowship in 2018 and a burn/reconstructive surgery fellowship in 2019 at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. His clinical specialties include the use of lasers to improve morbidity of wound scarring.

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Lily Yang, MD, PhD

JLily Yang, MD, PhDDr. Lily Yang is a translational cancer researcher who has been an Emory faculty member since 1997. She leads the Surgical Oncology Nanomedicine Research Lab, and is also a member of the Cancer Cell Biology Research Program at Winship Cancer Institute.

Dr. Yang holds multiple NIH grants. Her research projects focus on the development of novel cancer nanotechnologies and imaging methods to address the major challenges in clinical oncology of early cancer detection, targeted drug delivery, overcoming drug resistance, assessment of therapeutic response using non-invasive imaging, and image-guided surgery.

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Top Surgery News

Michael Lowe named Clinical Director of Morningside Center

Michael Lowe, MDMichael Lowe, MD, was named clinical director of Morningside Center for Innovative and Affordable Medicine, an interdisciplinary unit within the Woodruff Health Sciences Center which promotes research on scientifically promising, readily available, and cost-effective treatments for cancer and other diseases.

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Trainee Spotlights

Dr. Martha-Conley IngramMartha-Conley Ingram, MD, MPH, has been selected to receive research and mentoring support from the Multidisciplinary Training Program in Child and Adolescent Health at Feinberg School of Medicine, a TL1 award-funded training program of the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences of the NIH. Under the mentorship of Mehul Raval, MD, she proposes to apply novel industrial engineering and management science methodologies to assessing quality and outcomes for children undergoing surgery. 

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Dr. Stuart HurstCurrent surgical critical care fellow Stuart Hurst, MD, is co-investigator of "Identifying Knowledge Gaps in Tourniquet Application in the State of Georgia: A Multi-Institutional Study in Two Level I Trauma Centers," which has received a trauma research award from the Georgia Trauma Foundation.

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Dr. Emma RooneyEmma Rooney, MD, received the Robert B. Smith, III, MD, Resident Award for her presentation, "Carotid Endarterectomy in Young Patients: A Population Based Study," at the 7th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Georgia Vascular Society.

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