Ann Marie Wallace, M.D. and Robert Avery, M.D., Join the UNM School of Medicine Department of Surgery


Jorge Wernly, M.D., professor and chair, Department of Surgery within the UNM Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, announces the hiring of two new surgeons.

            Ann Marie Wallace, M.D. joins the Division of General Surgery as a fellowship trained Breast Cancer Surgeon.  She received her M.D. from the University of Arizona and completed general surgery training at the University of Louisville and Carilion Health Sciences Center in Roanoke, Virginia.  She became a Susan G. Komen Fellow in Breast Surgery at Stanford University Medical Center.  She will join a talented group of multidisciplinary specialists who make up the Multidisciplinary Breast Clinic based in the CRTC. 

            Robert Avery, M.D., joins the Division Ophthalmology.   He attended Baylor College of Medicine, where he obtained an M.D. and a Ph.D. in Neuroscience.   His postgraduate training included a residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle and a residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Wisconsin.  He is board certified in Internal Medicine and board eligible in Ophthalmology.   His interests include Comprehensive Ophthalmology with an emphasis on cataract and glaucoma surgery.

Contact: Cindy Foster, 272-3322

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