Elizaveta Ragulin Coyne, MD, FACS

Dr. Ragulin Coyne received her medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia, in 2008, and her master’s degree in health science from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health in 2004. She went on to complete her surgical residency at University of Massachusetts Medical Center. She is board certified in general surgery and is certified in general surgery and in laparoscopic surgery. Her clinical interests include laparoscopic surgery for diseases of small bowel, colon and gallbladder, breast and melanoma surgery, and abdominal hernia surgery.

Education and Postgraduate Training
University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, Massachusetts
Residency in General Surgery, 2008-2015
Research Fellow, 2010-2012

Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts
Certificate, Clinical Effectiveness Program, 2010

Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia
Doctor of Medicine Degree, 2008
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland
Master of Health Science, 2003-2004
George Washington University, Washington, DC
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (with special honors) and Economics, minor in Public Health, 2003

Certification and Licensure
Licensed, Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine
Board Certified, American Board of Surgery

Professional Societies
American College of Surgeons
Society for Surgery of Alimentary Tract

Professional Experience
Walden Surgical Associates at Emerson Hospital, 2015 – Present
University of Massachusetts Medical Center, 2008-2015

Research Experience
Summer Research Scholar, Jones Institute and Eastern Virginia Medical School, 2005-2008: A study evaluating the efficacy of 3D ultrasound in diagnosis and intra-operative guidance.
Student Researcher, Department of Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 2007-2008: Project reviewing trauma database looking at effectiveness of use of beta-blockers in trauma patients.
Research Fellow, Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, UMass Medical Center, 2010-2012: Research projects focusing on the study of a large database of cases, including gastrointestinal diseases, pancreatic disease and trauma.

Honors and Awards
Jones Institute Summer Research Grant, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 2005
UMass Clinical Scholar, UMass Medical Center, 2010
Linda Verville Foundation Research Fellow, Pancreatic Cancer, 2010
Merit Award Poster Presentation American Society of Clinical Oncology, Gastrointestinal Symposium

Committee Assignments and Service
President of Eastern Virginia Medical School Chapter of American Medical Student Association, 2005-2006
Resident Representative of UMass Medical Center Ethics and Treatment Issues Committee, 2008-2009
Resident Representative of UMass Medical Center Surgical Education Committee, 2013-2015

Ragulin Coyne E, Carroll JE, Smith JK, Witkowski, ER, Ng S, Shah SA, Zhou Z, Tseng JF. Perioperative mortality after pancreatectomy: a risk score to aid decision-making. Surgery, September 2012; 152(3 Suppl):S12-7. Epub July 2, 2012.
Ragulin Coyne E, Witkowski ER, Chau Z, Ng SC, Santry HP, Callery MP, Shah SA, Tseng JF. Is routine intraoperative cholangiogram necessary in the 21st century? A national view. J Gastrointest Surg, March 2013; 17(3):434-42. Epub January 5, 2013.
Ragulin Coyne E, Witkowski ER, Chau Z, Wemple D, Ng SC, Santry HP, Shah, SA, Tseng TF. National trends in pancreaticoduodenal trauma: interventions and outcomes HPB (Oxford). July 22, 2013.