Surgical Training

Clinical Appointments

University of Pittsburgh Medical School
Pittsburgh, PA
Clinical Associate Professor.

Allegheny General Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA

Director of Microsurgery and Lymphatic Surgery.

Past Clinical Appoinments 

MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas
Houston, TX
Clinical Specialist.

Surgical Board Certifications 

Diplomate, American Board of Surgery

Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgery


M. D. Anderson Cancer CenterUniversity of Texas
Houston, TX
Fellowship in Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery.

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
Residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

University of Hawai’i
Honolulu, HI
Residency in General Surgery.


University of Pittsburgh Katz School of Business
Pittsburgh, PA
Executive MBA (Healthcare focus).

Tulane University School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA
Early acceptance (sophomore year of college) into the School of Medicine
as part of Creative Premedical Scholars Program. Dean’s Merit Scholarship.

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
New Orleans, LA
MPH (International Health and Development track).

Tulane College of Tulane University
New Orleans, LA
BA, with Honors, magna cum laude.
Classical Studies and History. Honors program.

Honors & Awards

Named one of seven personalities of Iasi, Romania for 2015 by 7 Est Weekly 2015
TEDx UC Davis speaker 2015
Rotarian with Heart award (RC Honolulu Sunset) 2013
State of Hawai’i Proclamation (House of Representatives) 2012
2012 Rotary Club (District 5000) Jerry C.L. Chang Peacemaker award
Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2020

Volunteer Work

Rotaplast International 2015

Medical director, mission to Iasi, Romania

Honolulu Sunset” Rotary Club (District 5000); 2011-present

Vocational Training Team Grant ($160,000) coordinator in Iasi, Romania. 2014-2017
Vocational Training Team Grant ($62,000) coordinator in Iasi, Romania. 2016-2019
Coordinated and participated in live surgeries in 2015, 2016 and 2017.
Rotarian with Heart award 2013
Director of International Service 2012-2013

Oversaw 5 international grants totaling $75,000
District 5000 1st Place International Service Award (Large Club)
Board member 2012-2013
District 5000 1st Place for Club of the Year, Community, International and Membership

District 5000 Jerry C.L. Chang “Peacemaker award” 2012

Fundatia “Daniel Murariu”/ Daniel Murariu Foundation, Iasi, Romania and Chicago, IL 2006-present

Founder. Aims of foundation: provide scholarships to intelligent, but poor rural students; medical missions and health campaigns; aid Prisacani village school, Iasi County.
Recognized in dozens of newspaper articles and television shows at the local, regional and national level in Romania and the US.

State of Hawai’i, House of Representatives Proclamation 2012
Organized medical missions in rural areas of Romania. 2007-2011