Dr. June M. George
Dr. George received her B.A. from Stanford University. She received her M.D. degree from the
University of Nevada School of Medicine in 1982. She completed her general surgery residency at the University of
California, Davis-East Bay in 1992. Her focus shifted from general surgery to colorectal surgery in 1993 where she
spent a year-long residency for colon and rectal specialization at the Schumpert Medical Center at Louisiana State University. After
spending 6 years at the Kaiser Foundation Medical Center in California as an attending surgeon, she decided to go into private
practice as a colorectal surgeon. Dr. George moved to Anchorage and established Alaska Colorectal Surgery in 1998.
Dr. Mark H. Kimmins
Dr. Kimmins received his B.Sc. with Honors in 1989 from Queen's University in Kingston,Ontario
and his M.D. degree from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver B.C. in 1994. He completed his Surgical
Residency at Queen's University, becoming Chief Resident at Kingston General Hospital in 1998. He then completed colorectal
surgical fellowship at the Northwest Colon and Rectal Clinic in Seattle from 1999 to 2000. After specialty training, Dr.
Kimmins became a clinical instructor at both the Swedish Medical Center and the University of Washington surgical residency programs. He also
became Program Director for Colorectal surgical training at the Northwest Colon and Rectal Clinic, and was part
of the medical staff executive at Northwest Hospital and Medical Center. He practiced colorectal surgery in Seattle until his
move to Anchorage in 2007 when he joined Alaska Colorectal Surgery.
Dr. Hans C. Burkholder
Dr. Burkholder received his B.A. with Honors in 1999 from University of Manitoba. He received
his M.D. degree from New York University School of Medicine in 2003. He completed his general surgery residency at the
University of Tennessee, Chattanooga in 2009. He then completed colorectal fellowship in 2010 at the University of Texas, Houston.
He joined Alaska Colorectal Surgery in the Fall of 2010.
Catherine Engibous, PA-C
Catherine has spent the majority of her life in Alaska. She left the state for college and obtained her Undergraduate Bachelor of Science Degree in Biomedical Sciences from Marquette University in 2009. She followed this with a Masters Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Marquette University in 2010. Missing the mountains and outdoor adventures, she returned to Alaska to join the Alaska Colorectal Surgery team as a PA-C in January of 2011.