Faculty

Colorectal Surgery Program

Faculty Bios

George Y. Apostolides, MDGeorge Y. Apostolides, M.D
Program Director


George Y. Apostolides, M.D., was born in Beirut Lebanon. He received his Medical School Degree from the French Faculty of Medicine in Beirut in 1976.  From 1976 tp 1977 Dr. Apostolides spent one year of postgraduate training and received a Certificate of Tropical Medicine from the University of Paris, Descartes. From 1977 to 1979 he completed his internship in general surgery at University of Maryland Hospital.  He then completed his surgical residency at St. Agnes Hospital in 1982.  Dr. Apostolides successfully completed a Residency in Colon and Rectal Surgery at Greater Baltimore Medical Center in 1983, training under Dr. Jack Rosin. Dr. Apostolides is Board-certified in both General Surgery and Colon and Rectal Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. Dr. Apostolides is an active medical staff member at GBMC, St. Agnes Hospital and St. Joseph Hospital.



Francesco Grasso, MDFrancesco Grasso, M.D.
Associate Program Director


Francesco Grasso, M.D., was born in Rome, Italy in 1957. He received his medical degree from the University of Rome, where he also completed his surgical internship. After serving in the Army as a surgical resident at Booth Memorial Medical Center, under the affiliation of New York University. Subsequently, Dr. Grasso completed a fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. Dr. Grasso is Board Certified in both Colon and Rectal Surgery and General Surgery. He is also Chief of Colon and Rectal Surgery at Good Samaritin Hospital, Dr. Grasso is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery. He is a past President of the Maryland Chapter of the American College of Surgeons and is currently one of the Governors of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Grasso is an active medical staff member at GBMC, GSH, UCMC, and UMH.



Michael Gillespie, MDMichael Gillespie, M.D.
Attending


Michael Gillespie, M.D., was born in East Orange, NJ.  He received his Medical School Degree from UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, NJ in 2004.  Dr. Gillespie completed his surgical residency at Albert Einstein Medical School in Philadelphia, PA in 2009.  Dr. Gillespie completed his Colon and Rectal Surgery fellowship at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, PA in 2010.  Dr. Gillespie is a member of the American College of Surgeons and American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.  Dr. Gillespie is an active medical staff member at Greater Baltimore Medical Center and is Board Certified in General Surgery.



Joseph DiRocco, MDJoseph DiRocco, M.D.
Attending


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