Instructor, Department of Surgery
Contact InformationPatient Care Related:
George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Brandeis University (Post-Baccalaureate)
University of Arizona (Family Studies and Human Development)
What are your interests and hobbies outside of work?
Fishing, spending time with my dog and cat, paddle boarding, riding my peloton, eating ice cream at Ritters, and I love a good nap.
What is your clinical area of interest?
Surgical oncology and transplant surgery
What do you like about training at WMed Surgery?
I love the people; our residency program feels like a family. Our program leadership provides us with a lot of support. We also get a lot of operating room exposure early in residency.
Education and Training
- MD 2019, George Washington University
- Certificate 2015, Premedicine, Brandeis University
- BS 2012, Family Studies and Human Development, University of Arizona
Grosh K.M., Folkert K.N., Chou J., Shebrain S.A., Munene G.M. A Cohort Study of an Enhanced Recovery Pathway for Pancreatic Surgery at a Community Hospital American Surgeon. 2022
Shebrain S., Folkert K., Baxter J., Leinwand M., Munene G., Sawyer R. SCORE-Based Simulated ABSITE Exam Performance as a Predictor of Performance on the ABSITE Journal of Surgical Education. 2021;78:1692-1701.
Folkert K.N., de Beaufort H., Bauman N.M. Horner Syndrome from a Pediatric Otolaryngology Perspective Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology. 2020;129(2):191-194.
Rivas L., Ju T., Hernandez M., Sparks A., Folkert K., Butano V., Moawad G.N., Klebanoff J.S., Sarani B., Gondek S. Current Management of Gynecologic Trauma Journal of Gynecology Obstetrics and Human Reproduction. 2020;49(6)
- Robotic Excision of Type IV Choledochal Cyst With Hepaticoduodenostomy. Khalil S, Folkert K, Leinwand M, 38th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Virtual Research Day, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 04/2021