Meet the Residents: Leah Conant, MD, and Momodou Jammeh, MD

Residents in the Department of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are part of an academic program with diverse surgical training, strong research opportunities and mentors who are national leaders in their fields.

With residency programs in General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Urology and Vascular Surgery, residents in every specialty have access to world-class training. What makes each of these programs truly special is the community and camaraderie.

Get to know the residents in the Department of Surgery’s residency programs, why they chose Washington University School of Medicine for their surgical training and what it’s like to be a resident in St. Louis.

Leah Conant, MD

Conant is a PGY-4 General Surgery Resident. A St. Louis native, Conant grew up in Ballwin, attended the University of Rochester for her undergraduate studies and medical school. Outside of the OR, Conant enjoys practicing yoga, gardening and spending time with her dogs.

The Washington University General Surgery Residency is a five-year program, providing residents an amazing depth and breadth of clinical experience, the flexibility and personalization to create customized training, and a welcoming family of faculty and trainees.

Momodou Jammeh, MD

Jammeh is a PGY-3 Vascular Surgery Resident. Originally from the Gambia, Jammeh is interested in researching inflammation in vascular disease and surgical capacity development in low income countries.

The Washington University Vascular Surgery Residency is a five-year program focused on vascular and endovascular surgery and the management of patients with vascular disease. Residents obtain an extensive experience in arterial, venous and lymphatic circulatory system diseases, while training in dedicated patient care teams alongside fellows and faculty in vascular surgery.