Trauma Team

Surgeons

Hesham M. Ahmed, MDRajan Gupta, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Acute Care Surgery
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Dr. Rajan Gupta completed his medical degree at Boston University School of Medicine. He obtained his general surgical training at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. Dr. Gupta completed his fellowship training at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center and is fellowship trained and board certified in Trauma Surgery, General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.  Dr. Gupta is currently enrolled in Dartmouth College Master’s Program in Health Care Delivery Science completing his degree in 2016. He served as faculty at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical School for nine years, and held posts as Chief of the Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, Director of Surgical Critical Care as well as Director of the Trauma Program at Dartmouth. He currently holds the position of Associate Professor of Surgery, Chief, Division of Acute Care Surgery at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.  Dr. Gupta is the Director of the Acute Care Surgery Fellowship Program and is the Medical Director of the Level 1 Trauma Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. He holds positions and membership on major national and international professional committees.  

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Joseph S. Hanna, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Dr. Hanna earned his undergraduate degree as well as his PhD in Human Genetics and Molecular Biology from the Johns Hopkins University. He went on to earn his medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in 2006. He completed his internship and residency in general surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston in 2012. Dr. Hanna completed a two-year fellowship in Trauma and Surgical Critical Care in 2013 at Harvard University, Brigham and Women’s Hospital. 

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Matthew E. Lissauer, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery, Medical Director, Surgical Critical Care and Program Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson

Dr. Lissauer earned his medical degree from New York Medical College in 1999. He completed a residency in general surgery at The Hospital of Saint Raphael/Yale-New Haven in 2004. He completed a fellowship in 2005 in surgical critical care from the University of Maryland/R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center as well as a fellowship in traumatology completed in 2006 from the same institution.

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Gregory L. Peck, DO
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Dr. Peck earned his undergraduate degree from Cornell University and his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 2006. He completed his internship and residency in general surgery at Lankenau Medical Center in 2011. Dr. Peck completed a two-year fellowship in Trauma and Surgical Critical Care in 2013 at Emory University/Grady Memorial Hospital.

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