About Gregory Stimac
I was born in Chicago, IL but raised in Spokane, WA. I had the privilege of being able to explore the wilderness of the Pacific Northwest, Montana, and western Canada while growing up. I spend free time in Phoenix, AZ where most of my family now lives.
- MD, Georgetown University, 2020
- BS, Creighton University, 2012
About Gregory Stimac
I was born in Chicago, IL but raised in Spokane, WA. I had the lucky privilege of being able to explore the wilderness of the Pacific Northwest, Montana, and western Canada while growing up. I pursued a master’s degree in biomedical sciences at the University of Edinburgh in 2012 where I studied experimental anatomy and infectious disease before attending medical school. I spend my free time in Phoenix, AZ where most of my family now lives.
What attracted you to WVU Residency?
- Residents finish prepared for surgical careers without fellowship
- Location in Morgantown
What makes our program unique?
- Fresh tissue perfusion program
- Unique pathology of patients in West Virginia
- High case volume compared nationally
- Faculty mentorship
What do you like about living in Morgantown?
- The scenery reminds me of home in Washington State
- Less traffic than Washington, DC where I attended medical school and also compared to where I grew up
- I can go to the lake after work if I want to!
- Extremely inexpensive cost of living
- Deans’ Stipend Research Scholar – Georgetown University School of Medicine
- Plastic Surgery Research Council - Candidate Member
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons - Resident Member
- American College of Surgeons - Resident Member
- American Medical Association - Resident Member
- Mekonnen, A.J., Gasiorek, M., Key, M., Stimac, G.P. A look into obstructive sleep apnea among Ethiopians. Ethiop J Health Sci. 2019;29(4):447. doi: 10.4314/ejhs.v29i4.2
- Stimac, G.P., Mekonnen, A.J. Obstructive sleep apnea secondary to chronic lymphocytic leukemia. BMJ Case Reports. 2019. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2018-228763.
- Kotha, V., Walter, E.T., Stimac, G.P., Kim P. Incisional Application of Negative Pressure for Nontraumatic Lower Extremity Amputations: A Review. Surg Technol Int. 2018 Nov 23;34.
- Stimac, G.P., Walters, E.T., Elmarsafi, T., Attinger, C., and Evans, K.K. (2018). Incidence of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia in lower-extremity free flap reconstruction correlates with the overall surgical population. J. Plast. Reconstr. Aesthetic Surg. doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2018.05.034.
- Hiroyasu, S., Stimac, G.P., Hopkinson, S.B., Jones, J.C.R. Loss of β-PIX inhibits focal adhesion disassembly and promotes keratinocyte motility via myosin light chain activation. 2017. Journal of Cell Science. doi: 10.1242/jcs.196147.
- Martin, K.C., Yuan, X., Stimac, G.P., Davies, J.A. et. al. Symmetry-breaking in branching epithelia: cells on micro-patterns under flow challenge the hypothesis of positive feedback by a secreted autocrine inhibitor of motility. 2017. J. Anat. doi: 10.1111/joa.12599.