Cincinnati--The University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine
Department of Surgery is very pleased to welcome five new surgeons to
the Cincinnati community. This group represents continued growth and
investment by the UC Department of Surgery in the areas of plastic and
reconstructive, vascular and cardio-thoracic surgery, and in
trauma/critical care. "We are excited about the new talent UC
Department of Surgery has been able to recruit to our team," said
Jeffrey Matthews, MD, chairman of the UC Department of Surgery. "In
spite of the challenges facing physicians' groups in the Cincinnati
market, we have been able to recruit these highly skilled surgeons
because they want to work with the best in their fields. They join a
team of nationally recognized clinical experts who care for patients
with the latest, most effective techniques and research that are the
hallmark of this academic medical center."
Dr. Matthews said the
five doctors will be part of an expansion of the UC Department of
Surgery that is scheduled to open this fall at University Pointe in
Butler County. "We now will be a stronger, deeper resource for our
colleagues in private practice. In addition, this new team will help
the UC Department of Surgery continue to run one of the strongest
training programs in the country for the next generation of surgeons."
All of the doctors will join the Department on July 1.
Jennifer L. Butterfield, MD
Butterfield will join the faculty of the Division of Plastic,
Reconstructive and Hand Surgery. She brings special expertise in
reconstructive breast surgery and cosmetic procedures.
of Cleveland, Ohio, Dr. Butterfield received her undergraduate degree
from Duke University in Durham, N.C., and her medical degree from the
Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, where she also completed a pathology
fellowship. She received her post-graduate training at the University
of Cincinnati Medical Center and completed a cosmetic surgery
fellowship with the Plastic Surgery Associates in Miami, Fla.
Dr. Butterfield resides in Sharonville, Ohio.
Amy B. Reed, MD
Reed will join the faculty of the Division of Vascular Surgery. She
will be focused on endovascular and minimally invasive surgery. She
also will conduct research in outcome analysis to determine which types
of vascular procedures provide the best outcomes for patients with
specific types of illness.
A native of Plymouth, Wis., Dr. Reed
received both her undergraduate and medical degrees from the University
of Wisconsin in Madison. She received her post-graduate training in
general surgery and completed a fellowship in vascular surgery at
Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Mass. Dr. Reed completed a
fellowship in venous surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. and
most recently served as a Clinical Fellow in Surgery at Harvard Medical
Dr. Reed and her husband, Dr. Michael Reed, reside in Madeira, Ohio.
Michael F. Reed, MD
Reed will join the faculty of the Section of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery.
Dr. Reed brings special expertise in thoracic surgery and the treatment
of tracheal tumors and tracheal stenosis, the narrowing of the trachea.
He also is focused on research involving cancer biology. Dr. Reed will
assist with The University Hospital's heart transplant program and will
allow the UC Department of Surgery to better serve the community as a
tertiary referral practice treating thoracic surgical disease.
native of Berkeley, Calif., Dr. Reed received his undergraduate degree
from Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H., and his medical degree from
Harvard Medical School in Boston, Mass. He received his post-graduate
training in General Surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, in
cardio-thoracic surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, and
in cardio-vascular surgery at Children's Hospital, Boston. Dr. Reed
also completed two research fellowships in surgical oncology at the
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston as well as a fellowship in
thoracic surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester.
Dr. Reed and his wife, Dr. Amy Reed, reside in Madeira, Ohio.
Amy A. McDonald, MD
McDonald will join the faculty of the Division of Trauma/Critical Care.
She will serve as a member of the trauma team, caring for injured and
critical care patients.
Dr. McDonald received her undergraduate
degree from Indiana University in Bloomington and her medical degree
from Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. She
received her post-graduate training in general surgery at Case Western
Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. McDonald also completed a
fellowship in Surgical Critical Care at the MetroHealth Medical Center
Dr. McDonald resides in Oakley.
Joseph Cuschieri, MD
Cuschieri will join the faculty of the Division of Trauma/Critical
Care. He will serve as a member of the trauma team, caring for injured
and critical care patients.
A native of Ypsilanti, Mich., Dr.
Cuschieri received his undergraduate degree from the University of
Michigan in Dearborn and received his medical degree from Wayne State
University in Detroit, Mich. He completed his post-graduate training in
general surgery and completed a fellowship in surgical critical care at
Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Dr. Cuschieri also completed a National
Institutes of Health postdoctoral fellowship in trauma and burn at the
University of Washington in Seattle, where he researched the effects of
injury on the body and how to improve patient care, based on this
Dr. Cuschieri, his wife, Veronica, and their family live in Hyde Park.