about us

Behind The Knife is the leading surgical podcasts that interviews leaders in surgery from a broad range of specialties, to provide our listeners with a "behind the scenes" look at the interesting, controversial and humanistic side of surgery from some of the giants in the field. We also strive to provide top notch surgical education material from ABSITE to Oral Boards to assist our listeners in becoming surgeons.

Kevin Kniery

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Kevin is a general surgery chief resident in Washington State. He spent his time in the lab working on improving functional outcomes in limb transplants using a rat model, and also started a project evaluating novel compounds to prevent abdominal adhesions. He is an avid podcast listener, and endurance sport enthusiast. He went to the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY, for his undergraduate degree and Tulane for his MD and MPH. He is excited to start his fellowship in Vascular Surgery at the Cornell/Columbia combined program in NYC beginning August 2018.

Jason Bingham

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Jason is a general surgeon in Washington State. He attended New York University for his undergraduate degree and the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD for his MD. His educational and research contributions include the establishment of a microsurgery training program at his home institution as well as work investigating the role of mesenchymal stem cells in limb transplantation. Additionally, he has several peer-reviewed publications and book chapters in the fields of bariatrics, oncology, and colorectal surgery. He recently completed a a busy deployment to the Middle East.

John McClellan

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John is a general surgery resident in Washington State, but originally from small town Pennsylvania. He is currently in his 4th clinical year. John went to Mercyhurst University in Erie, PA for his undergraduate degree and ROTC commission. He completed his medical degree at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD. John has specific interests in humanitarian and deployment medicine. Will continue after graduating residency as a General Surgeon and is considering future fellowship options.

Scott Steele

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Dr. Steele is the Chair of Colorectal Surgery at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH. He is on the editorial board for 7 national surgical journals including Annals of Surgery and DC&R, serves as the the Colon & Rectal Surgery Community Editor for the American College of Surgeons, and is a reviewer for 22 additional peer-reviewed journals. He is also a member of the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery. As a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY, he was an active duty Army officer, serving as the Chief of Colorectal Surgery at Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, WA. He has served 4 combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, being awarded the Combat Medical Badge amongst others. His contributions to the medical literature include over 140 peer-reviewed articles, 60 invited reviews and book chapters, 12 national practice parameters, guest editor for 5 volumes dedicated to colorectal disease, and currently is an editor on 4 textbooks in colorectal surgery.

Woo Do

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Woo Do (West Point '11 and Harvard Medical School '15) is a general surgery resident at Madigan Army Medical Center. Clinically, he is interested in military surgery, hemorrhage control, and surgical outcomes research. He enjoys music in the OR, preferably pop of the upbeat variety. Outside the OR, his hobbies include wrestling, rooting for the Seattle Seahawks, and attempting to snowboard. His favorite trips have been to Bali and Paris. If not medicine, he would have been a high school wrestling coach. If he could go back in time and see himself on the first day of internship, he would encourage daily dominance.