Dr. Kledzik obtained her medical degree at Florida International University College of Medicine (Miami) where she was a member of the inaugural class. She then completed surgical internship and residency training at Wake Forest School of Medicine (North Carolina). At Wake Forest she was involved in the resident council and led resident education. Dr. Kledzik’s first-author citations include analyzing frailty tools among surgical oncology patients, which was presented at the Southeastern Surgical Congress. She is also interested in identifying the optimal patient population for cytoreductive surgery with heated intraperitoneal chemotherapy. Her research has been presented at the Society of Surgical Oncology Annual Cancer Symposium.