Life as a Resident in Burlington, VT

Burlington is a special city and Vermont a remarkable state. The natural beauty, variety of outdoor activities, quality of local foods, arts, and civic safety and cleanliness define a life outside of the hospital as restorative as it is enriching. Burlington owns a front-row seat to all four seasons as they impact a broad glacial lake with a backdrop of forested mountains in vivid fashion. The blazing colors of the fall leaves complement apple picking and cider doughnuts perfectly before giving way to a snowy New England winter. As the mountains open up for another ski season, winter is met by a tangible sense of excitement and anticipation amongst the entire community. Burlington's proximity to numerous renowned mountains (Stowe, Bolton, Killington, Smuggler's Notch, etc.) make the Queen City a resort town in its own right. The spring and summer see temperatures in the 70's for months on end, and during this time, hiking, biking, boating, paddle boarding, kite surfing and barbecues on the beach dominate the days off. Suffice to say the local cheese and craft beer in Vermont are regarded by many critics as the best in the world and an important part of the culture. Burlington is a small place offering up a profound quality of life.

Current Residents

John Muse, MD

John Muse, MD
PGY7: Senior Resident
Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine

Raj Thakrar, MD

Raj Thakrar, MD
PGY6: Senior Resident
Medical School: Larner College of Medicine at UVM

Luke Silvera, MD, Neurosurgery Resident at UVM Medical Center
Luke Silveira, MD
PGY5: Junior Resident
Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Erin Dagostino, MD, Neurosurgery Resident
Erin D'Agostino, MD
PGY4: Junior Resident
Medical School: Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Dylan Adams, MD, Neurosurgery Resident

Dylan Adams, MD
PGY3: Junior Resident
Medical School: University of South Alabama College of Medicine

Headshot of Katherine Callahan, MD, a Neurosurgery resident at UVM Medical Center.

Katherine Callahan, MD
PGY2: Junior Resident
Medical School: Larner College of Medicine at UVM

Headshot of Katherine Zerebeic, MD a psychiatry resident at the UVM Medical Center.

Katherine Zerebiec, MD
PGY1: Neurosurgery Intern 
Medical School: Jagiellonian University Medical College

Recent Graduates

Adam Olszewski, MD (2022)
Neurological Surgery Fellowship, The House Clinic, Los Angeles California

Natalie Limoges, DO (2022)
Pediatric Neurological Surgery Fellowship, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California.

Erinc Akture, MD (2019)
Diagnostic Radiology – Endovascular Surgery, Neuroradiology Baptist Neurologic Institute Jacksonville, FL

Katrina Ducis, MD (2018)
Pediatric Neurosurgery, Riley Children's HospitalIndiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

Chih-Ta Lin, MD (2017)
Academic, Indiana University Goodman Campbell Brain & Spine, Munci, Indiana

Andrew Tsen, MD (2016)
Community Neurosurgeon, Allentown, PA

David Stockwell, MD (2015)
Spine Fellowship, Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX

Richard Murray, M.D., ChB (2014)
Skull Base Surgery Fellowship, LSU Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA

Beth Gibbons, MD (2013)
Community Neurosurgeon, Colorado Springs, CO

Anand Rughani, MD (2012)
Epilepsy Surgery & Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Travis Dumont, MD (2011)
Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology Fellowship, University at Buffalo SUNY

Agostino Visioni, MD (2010)
Community Neurosurgeon, Annapolis, MD

Timothy Link, MD (2009),
Cerebrovascular & Skull Base Fellowship, St. Joseph Hospital, Phoenix, AZ

Michael Walsh, MD (2008)
Skull Base Fellowship, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Erica Bisson, MD (2007)
Spine Fellowship, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Ryan Jewell, MD (2006)
Spine Fellowship, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

David Nathan, MD (2005)
Neurosurgery Fellowship, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

Sami Khoshyomn, MD (2004)
Neurosurgery Fellowship, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, CA

Sean Lew, MD (2002)
Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowship, Beth Israel Medical Center, Boston, MA

Jeffrey Florman, MD (2001)
Community Neurosurgeon, Scarborough, ME

James Kohut, MD (2000)
Community Neurosurgeon, Santa Cruz, CA

Marilyn Gates, MD (2000)
Complex Spine Surgery Fellowship, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI




Neurosurgery sites:
Larner College of Medicine at UVM
UVM Medical Center

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