UNM Department of Surgery

Department of Surgery
Pediatric Surgery Division

UNM School of Medicine
MSC 10 5610
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131

Phone: (505) 272-5913
Fax: (505) 272-3181

Pediatric Surgery

Meet Our Faculty


David G. Lemon, MD

Chief, Pediatric Surgery
Professor of Surgery







Education:
Fellowship: Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center - Pediatric Surgery
Residency: Brown University - General Surgery
Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Washington

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Clinical Interests:

  • Non-Cardiac Thoracic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

Jason Q. McKee, MD, FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery








Education:
Fellowship: Oregon Health Science University - Pediatric Surgery
Residency: Brown University - General Surgery
Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Undergraduate: Cornell University

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Spanish

Clinical Interests:

  • Oncology
  • Non-Cardiac Thoracic Surgery (including minimally invasive thoracic procedures)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neonatal Surgery

Cynthia Reyes, MD, FACS, FAAP

Professor of Surgery
Vice Chair Quality & Patient Safety - Department of Surgery
Director of the Chest Wall Deformity Clinic





Education:
Fellowship: St Christopher’s Children’s Hospital - Pediatric Surgery
Fellowship: Columbia University - Post Doctoral Research
Residency: Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center - General Surgery
Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Undergraduate: Long Island University

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Spanish (Fluently)

Clinical Interests:

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neonatal surgery
  • Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
  • Chest Wall Deformities
  • Intestinal Dysmotility Disorders

Research Interests:

  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis
  • Intestinal Dysmotility Disorders
  • Surgical Quality
  • Clinical Documentation Improvement & ICD-10