Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, State University of NY at Buffalo (2017)
  • Residency, general surgery, State University of NY at Buffalo (2016)
  • BS, Canisius College (2004)
  • MD, State University of NY at Buffalo


  • Associate Program Director, University at Buffalo (2020-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery, University at Buffalo (2019-present)
  • Associate Professor, Buffalo Medical Group (2017–2020)
  • Hourly Physician-Pediatric Trauma Surgery, Kaleida Health Organization (2016–2017)
  • Administratie Assistant II, Kenmore Mercy Hospital (2006–2007)
  • Emergency Room Student Intern, Kenmore Mercy Hospital (2004)
  • Athletic Training Student, Buffalo Bills Stadium (2002–2004)
  • Athletic Training Student, Canisius College (2001–2004)

Awards and Honors:

  • Alpha Sigma Nu Honors Society (2002)
  • Canisius College Dean‘s Honors List (2000)


  • Cappuccine, A., Martineck, S., Mills JD, Cappuccino, H.. Radiographic and Clinical Analysis of 60 Charite Lumbar Disc Replacements with five-year follow-up..
  • Cappuccino, A., Martineck, S., Mills JD, Cappuccino, H.. A Retrospective Clinical and Radiographic Analysis of 24 Multi-Level Charite Disc Replacement Surgeries with One Year Follow-Up using the Charite IDE Results as Historical Control..
  • Cappuccino, A., Martineck, S., Mills JD, Cappuccino, H.. Correction of Rotational Instability and Scoliotic Decompensation of the Lumbar Spine after Disc Replacement Using a Flexible Posterior Stabilization System. A report of Six Cases...
  • Monte, SV, Rossney, N., Dennis, M., Mills JD, Cavaretta, M., Caruana, JA.. Metabolic Effect of 70 small bowel bypass in poor responders to gastric bypass. Obesity Week..

Professional Memberships:

  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (2016–present)
  • Alpha Sigma Nu Member (2003–present)
  • National Dean's List Member (2002–2004)

Service Activities:

  • Marriage to Charity, 501(C) (3) Non-Profit Organization; As President and CEO of Marriage to Charity, my responsibilities have included but not limited to creating multiple charity events, locating event venues, managing event budgets, delineating roles to sub-committee members, and selecting oranizations and/or persons for which proceeds will be donated to. Since the foundation of the charity, we have donated over $10,000 to multiple WNY charities such as the WNY Chapter of Juvenile Diabetes and the SPCA Paws & Patriots Program.; President (2012–present)
  • Heart Smart Speaker (2007–2009)
  • Sisers of Charity Hospital; ICU Greeter (2006–2007)

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