Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Leadership

Nathaniel J. Soper, MD, FACS

Nathaniel J. Soper, MD, FACS

Program Director

Ezra Teitelbaum, MD, MEd

Ezra Teitelbaum, MD, MEd

Associate Program Director

Dr. Ezra Teitelbaum is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of GI Surgery and holds a dual faculty appointment in the Department of Medical Education. He completed medical school at Mount Sinai in New York and received a Master of Education degree from the University of Cincinnati. He completed general surgery residency at Northwestern and an MIS/Foregut Surgery fellowship with Drs. Lee Swanstrom and Steven DeMeester in Portland, OR. Dr. Teitelbaum’s clinical practice focuses on minimally invasive foregut, bariatric, and general surgery and surgical endoscopy. His primary academic focus is resident education, including the development of simulator-based mastery learning curricula and the use of operative video-review as a teaching and learning tool.