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Midwest Surgical Association


Past President
Feature: Past presidents of the Association gathered for the 50th anniversary celebration at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort and Spa, Farmington, Pennsylvania, at the 2007 Annual MSA meeting.

The Midwest Surgical Association is a surgical organization made up of surgeons who have established reputations as practitioners, authors, teachers, and/or original investigators. The objective of this society is to exemplify and promote the highest standards of surgical practice, especially among young surgeons in the Midwest. The annual meeting is held in August each year in different locations throughout the Midwest and consists of a stimulating scientific program of the highest quality and a social program planned with children and families in mind.


Call for Abstracts

The Abstract Submitter for the 2015 Annual Meeting is now closed.

Hotel Information

Grand Geneva
7036 Grand Geneva Way
Lake Geneva, WI 53147
Telephone: 262-248-8811
Fax: 262-249-4585

Telephone: 855-833-5345/262-203-8074
MSA Room Rate/Night (not including tax):
$313 single
$421 double
$529 triple
$636 quad
Housing Cutoff: Thursday, June 25, 2015

Final Program

Congratulations to the 2014 Annual Meeting Award Winners

Academic Winners

Best Poster Winner
Mary C. Nally, MD
Evidence Based Practice in Surgery
Rush University Medical Center

Best Resident Paper
Matthew Gitelis, BS
Education Surgeons on Intraoperative Disposable Costs During Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: A Regional Health System’s Experience
NorthShore University Health System

Best New Member Presentation
Michael Arthur Davis, DO
Pre-Operative Simultaneous Fractionated Cisplatin and Radiation Therapy in Advance Operable Stage III and IV Squamos Cell Carcinoma (SCCA) of the Head and Neck
Inspira Health Network

Annual Golf Outing

Longest Drive - Male - Shekar Narayanan
Longest Drive - Female - Stephanie Zdon
Closest to the Pin - Male - Ryan Francescatti
Closest to the Pin - Female - Bette Woods

Winning Foursome
Chris Brandt
Beth Sersig
Chris McHenry
Steve DeJong

Annual Tennis Tournament

Under 16 years - Male - Ben Shapiro
Under 16 years - Female - Nena Rajput
​Over 16 years - Male - Richard Bamgarten
Over 16 years - Female - Julie Tyburski

5K Fun Run

16 & Under Male - 21:44 - Vincent Scavo
​16 & Under Female - 25:40 - Madison Linz
16 - 50 Male - 15:10 - Ryan Onders
16 - 50 Female - 19:47 - Rachel Onders
​50 & Over Male - 19:05 - Chris McHenry
​50 & Over Female - 19:48 - Stephanie McHenry

​Winner of iPad

Peter Kowynia - St. John Hospital

Future Meetings

  • 2015: Lake Geneva, WI, July 26-29
  • 2016: Mackinac Island, MI, August 7-10



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