ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY RESIDENCY

PHILADELPHIA
COLLEGE OF
OSTEOPATHIC
MEDICINE

Nearly all of our graduating residents are completing or have completed fellowships. Those residents not pursuing a fellowship have either entered a private practice, employed practice, or entered active military service to complete their military obligation. 


PCOM Alumni - If you do not see your name or fellowship/practice listed below or have changed practices, please e-mail us and let us know so we can keep the site up to date.

2020 Graduates:


Stephen Casey, D.O. (Chief)

General Orthopedics


Jeffrey Cherian, D.O. (Chief)

Adult Reconstruction - Florida Orthopedic Institute (FOI), Tampa, FL


Brian Danshaw, D.O.

Spine - New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH), Boston, MA


Spencer Smith, D.O. (Chief)

Adult Reconstruction - Florida Orthopedic Institute (FOI), Tampa, FL


Emmalyn Sigrist, D.O.

Pediatrics - Washington University (WashU), St. Louis, MO


Adrienne Koder, D.O.

Pediatrics - Columbia/New York Presby, New York, NY

2019 Graduates:


Adam Dialectos, D.O. (Chief)

Spine - New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH), Boston, MA

Keystone Spine & Pain Management Center - Reading, PA


Ahmed Siddiqi, D.O., M.B.A (Chief)

Adult Reconstruction - Cleveland Clinic Foundation (CCF), Cleveland, OH


Christopher Kester, D.O. (Chief)

Sports Medicine - Orthopedic Research of Virginia (ORV), Richmond, VA


Kaela Frizzell, D.O. (Chief)

Hand - Christine Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery, Louisville, KY


Rebecca Chase, D.O.

Trauma - Georgia Orthopedic Trauma Institute, Macon, GA


Grayson P. Connors, D.O.

Adult Reconstruction - New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH), Boston, MA

2018 Graduates:


Nicholas Grimm, D.O. (Chief)

Pediatrics - Washington University (WashU), St. Louis, MO


Lisa Kaplin, D.O. (Chief)

Sports Medicine - Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

Orthopedic Surgery & Rehabilitation Associates, LLC - Abington, PA


Eric Kim, D.O. 

Adult Reconstruction - University of California - Davis, Sacramento, CA


William R. Ramsey, D.O. 

Adult Reconstruction - Arthritis and Sports, Sterling, VA

Carolina Orthopedics and Sports Medicine - Kinston, NC


Sean Wilkinson, D.O.

Sports Medicine - Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Cincinnati, OH

Premier Health Associates - Sparta, NJ


Mitchell Stroh, D.O.

Sports Medicine - Hoag Orthopedic Institute, Irvine, CA

2017 Graduates:


Scott Doroshow, D.O. (Chief)

Sports Medicine - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

St. Luke's University Health Network  - Allentown, PA


Stephen C. Sizer, D.O. (Chief)

Adult Reconstruction - Scripps Medical Center, San Diego, CA

Rothman Institute - Philadelphia, PA


Mark Denzine, D.O. (Chief)

Adult Reconstruction - Cleveland Clinic Foundation (CCF), Cleveland, OH

Anne Arundel Medical Group - Annapolis, MD


Stephanie Grilli, D.O. (Chief)

Sports Medicine - University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

UPMC Altoona Elite Orthopaedics - Hollidaysburg, PA


Dante Palumbo D.O.

Hand - Christine Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery, Louisville, KY

St. Luke's University Health Network - Phillipsburg, NJ


Jonathan Brown, D.O.

Adult Reconstruction - New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH), Boston, MA

Lehigh Valley Health Network - Allentown, PA


Heath Thompson, D.O.

Trauma - Hughston Clinic, Columbus, GA

The Hughston Clinic - Columbus, GA

2016 Graduates:


Callista Costopoulos Morris, D.O. (Chief)

Sports Medicine - Beacon Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, Cincinnati, OH

Geisinger Orthopedic Institute - Danville, PA


Braidy Shambaugh, D.O. (Chief)

Sports Medicine - New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH), Boston, MA

Orthopaedic Associates, Inc - Providence, RI


Hithem Rahmi, D.O. 

Shoulder & Elbow - Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, Los Angeles, CA

Geisenger Orthopedic Institute - State College, PA


Casey Antholz, D.O. 

Adult Reconstruction -  Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY

University Orthopedics Center - State College, PA


William Doran, D.O.

General Orthopedics

Nanticoke Orthopedic Group - Seaford, DE

2015 Graduates:


Adam Sadler, D.O. (Chief)

Adult Reconstruction - Florida Orthopedic Institute (FOI), Tampa, FL

St. Luke's Orthopaedic Specialists - Phillipsburg, NJ


Jack Whitaker, D.O. (Chief)

Hand & Upper Extremity - University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Tri-County Orthopedic & Sports Medicine - Elkin, NC


Ryan T. Pokorney, D.O. 

Adult Reconstruction - New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH), Boston, MA

UnityPoint Health - Davenport, IA


Paul Miller, D.O. 

Spine - Spine Institute of Arizona, Scottsdale, AZ

Benefits Spine Institute - Great Falls, MT


Amie Kawashima, D.O.

Pediatrics - St. Christopher's Hospital/Shriner's Hospital (SCHC), Philadelphia, PA

St. Peter's Univ Hospital - New Brunswick, NJ


Tiffany Feltman Meals, D.O.

Adult Reconstruction -  Virginia Commonwealth Uni Medical Center (VCU), Richmond, VA

Hughston Clinic Orthopaedics - Nashville, TN

2014 Graduates:


Paul Sibley, D.O. (Chief)

Hand & Upper Extremity - Grandview Medical Center, Dayton, OH

Lehigh Valley Physicians Group - Allentown, PA


Christopher A. Gallus, D.O. (Chief)

Spine - New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH), Boston, MA

Centura Orthopaedics & Spine - Castle Rock, CO


Andrew T. Ehmke, D.O. 

Adult Reconstruction - Rubin Institute of Advanced Orthopaedics (RIAO), Baltimore, MD

Hinsdale Orthopaedics - Hinsdale, IL


Joseph Farrell, D.O. 

Adult Reconstruction - Texas Hip and Knee Center, Fort Worth, TX

Orthopaedic Associates of Southern Delaware - Lewes, DE


Matthew E. Levine, D.O., M.P.H.

Adult Reconstruction - St. Vincent Infirmary/Uni of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR

Resurgens Orthopaedics - Atlanta, GA


John A. Mansour, D.O.

Trauma - Grant Medical Center, Columbus, OH

The Hughston Clinic - Columbus, GA


Christopher A. Verioti, D.O.

Sports Medicine - Atlanta Sports & Orthopaedic Center, Atlanta, GA

Adventist Health Medical Center - Hanford, CA

2013 Graduates:


Erik Freeland, D.O. (Chief)

Foot & Ankle - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Cooper University Hospital - Camden, NJ


Joshua Drumm, D.O. (Chief)

Adult Reconstruction - Rubin Institute of Advanced Orthopedics (RIAO), Baltimore, MD

Providence Orthopedics - Spokane, WA


Andrew O'Hara, D.O. 

Sports Medicine - University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Buffalo Medical Group - Buffalo, NY


Jennifer Banzhof, D.O. 

Adult Reconstruction - New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH), Boston, MA

St. Luke's Orthopaedic Specialists - Allentown, PA


Emily Griffith, D.O.

General Orthopedics

Greenbrier Physician Group - Lewisburg, WV


Derek Riley, D.O.

General Orthopedics

Southern Tennessee Orthopedic & Spine - Pulaski, TN

2012 Graduates:


Demetri M. Economedes, D.O. (chief) 

Adult Reconstruction - Rush University, Chicago, IL 

Cary Orthopedics - Cary, NC


Jason J. Jancosko, D.O., M.P.T.

Sports Medicine - The Sports Clinic Orthopaedic Medical Associates, Inc - Laguna Beach, CA 

The Orthopedic Center - Easton, MD


Greg Kirwan, D.O. 

Foot & Ankle - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 

Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Specialist - Green Bay, WI


Kristen L. Kuratnick, D.O. 

Foot & Ankle - Michigan International Foot and Ankle Center, Pontiac, Ml 

Theda Care Orthopedics Plus - Fox Valley, WI

2011 Graduates:


Mark E. Tantorski, D.O. (chief) 

Spine - New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH), Boston, MA 

Premier Orthopedics - West Chester, PA


Alison L. Gattuso, D.O.

Pediatrics - St. Christopher’s Hospital / Shriner’s Hospital (SCHC), Philadelphia, PA 

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children - Philadelphia, PA


Sukhdeep S. Sagoo, D.O. 

Sports Medicine - University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA 

Rideout Orthopedics - Yuba City, CA


Mark R. Paiste, D.O. 

Hand - UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

Regional Orthopedic Professional Association - Cherry Hill, NJ


James M. Sacco, D.O. 

General Orthopedics

St. Luke's Orthopaedic Specialists - Easton, PA


Anthony Helwig, D.O. 

General Orthopedics

Wellspan Orthopedics - Lebanon, PA

2010 Graduates:


James Nace, D.O., FAOAO, MPT (chief) 

Adult Reconstruction - Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics (RIAO), Baltimore, MD 

Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics - Baltimore, MD


Jason Nydick, D.O., FAOAO 

Hand & Upper Extremity - Florida Orthopaedic Institute (FOI), Tampa, FL

Florida Orthopaedic Institute - Tampa, FL


John Pasquella, D.O., FAOAO 

Hand & Upper Extremity - NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY 

Center for Advanced Orthopedics - Norristown, PA


Joseph Rosenblatt, D.O., FAOAO 

Pediatrics - St. Christopher's Hospital / Shriner’s Hospital (SCHC), Philadelphia, PA 

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children - Philadelphia, PA


Henry J. Dolch, D.O. 

Trauma - Georgia Orthopaedic Trauma Institute, Macon, GA 

Cooper University Hospital - Camden, NJ


Anne Marie Chicorelli, D.O., M.P.H.

Pediatric Sports Medicine - Harvard Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA 

Ohio State Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Wooster, OH 


Jocelyn R. Idema, D.O. 

Spine - Spine Institute of Arizona, Scottsdale, AZ 

Advanced Orthopedics and Rehab - Washington, PA

2009 Graduates:


Michael A. Campbell, D.O. (chief) 

Sports Medicine - Alabama Orthopedic Institute, Birmingham, AL 

Premier Orthopedics - Aksu Orthopaedic and Spine Center - Exton, PA


Matthew Boardman, D.O. 

Hand & Upper Extremity - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Pittsburgh, PA 

Dean Orthopedics - Madison, WI


J.P. Maurer, D.O. 

Trauma - Elmhurst City Hospital & Mt. Sinai Medical Center - Bronx, NY 

Charleston Area Medical Center Orthopedic Trauma - Charleston, WV

2008 Graduates: 


Rhonda Parker, D.O. (chief)

Foot & Ankle - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 

Western Slope Orthopedics - Montrose, CO


Michael A. Miranda, D.O. 

Adult Reconstruction - Florida Orthopaedic Institute (FOI), Tampa, FL 

Florida Orthopaedic Institute - Tampa, FL


Donald C. Campbell, D.O. 

Sports Medicine - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Associates - UPMC - Clarion, PA


Timothy C. Epting, D.O. 

Foot & Ankle - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 

Florida Orthopaedic Institute - Tampa, FL

2007 Graduates:


Steven B. Shamash, D.O., FAOAO (chief) 

Hand - Columbia University, New York, NY 

Garden State Orthopaedic Associates - Fair Lawn, NJ


Timothy A. Amann, D.O.

Sports Medicine - American Sports Medicine Institute - Birmingham, AL 

Center for Advanced Orthopedics - Norristown, PA


Scott L. Buckel, D.O., FAOAO 

Shoulder & Elbow - St, Francis Orthopedic Institute - Columbus, GA

EmergeOrtho - Oxford, NC


Derek L. Hill, D.O., FAOAO 

Adult Reconstruction - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 

Hill Orthopedics - Warren, MI

2006 Graduates:


Brian Buck, D.O. 

Trauma - Hennepin County Medical Center - Minneapolis, MN 

The CORE Institute - Mesa, AZ


Brian K. Crellin, D.O. 

Sports Medicine - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 

TriHealth Orthopedic and Sports Institute - Cincinnati, OH


Melissa Kounine, D.O. 

Orthopedic Oncology - University of Miami, Miami, FL 

Washington Orthopaedic Center - Centralia, WA


Andrew J. Marcantonio, D.O. 

Trauma - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Pittsburgh, PA

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center - Burlington, MA


Greg F. Thomas, D.O. 

Trauma - Sharp Memorial Hospital, San Diego, CA 

Geisinger Community Medical Center - Scranton, PA

2005 Graduates:


Jason M. MInarik, D.O. 

Trauma - Grant Medical Center, Columbus, OH 

Advanced Orthopedic Center - Port Charlotte, FL


Jason E. Reiss, D.O. (Chief)

Adult Reconstruction - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

 Advanced Orthopedic Center - Port Charlotte, FL


Adam S. Rosen, D.O. 

Adult Reconstruction - Scripps Medical Center, San Diego, CA 

Scripps Clinic - San Diego, CA


Lance M. Tigyer, D.O. 

Spine - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 

Orthopedic Associates of Dayton - Dayton, OH

2004 Graduates:


Stephen Cairone, D.O., FAOAO

Spine - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 

Mercer Bucks Orthopedics - Langhorne, PA


Christina M. Cawley, D.O., FAOAO 

Hand - Philadelphia Hand Center, Philadelphia, PA 

Lebanon VA Medical Center - Lebanon, PA


Raphael Klug, D.O. 

Adult Reconstruction - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 

Kaiser Permanente Orthopedics - Roseville, CA


Stefan M. Sinco, D.O., FAOAO 

Sports Medicine- Hughston Clinic, Columbus, GA 

Pocone Medical Center - Locum Tenens - East Stroudsburg, PA


L. Todd Olsen, D.O. 

Olsen Orthopedics - Oklahoma City, OK

2003 Graduates:


Christopher E. Selgrath, D.O., FAOAO (chief) 

Adult Reconstruction - Virginia Commonwealth Univ Medical Center (VCU), Richmond, VA 

Rothman Institute - Philadelphia, PA


Jack E. Kazanjian, D.O., FAOAO 

Sports Medicine - Hughston Clinic, Columbus, GA 

Premier Orthopedics - Llanerch Division - Havertown, PA


Susan Griffith, D.O., FAOAO 

Pediatrics - St. Christopher's Hospital / Shriner's Hospital (SCHC), Philadelphia, PA 

Bucks County Orthopedic Specialists - Doylestown, PA


Ronald V. Hudanich, D.O. 

Adult Reconstruction - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 

Hudanich Orthopedics - Oviedo, FL


Mark S. Pfaff, D.O. 

Adult Reconstruction - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 

Chesapeake Bone and Joint Center - Elkton, MD

2002 Graduates:


Dave Hoang, D.O. 

Sports Medicine - University of California-San Diego (UCSD), San Diego, CA 

The Center for Bone and Joint Health - Nashua, NH


Scott G.M. King, D.O. 

Adult Reconstruction - The Center for Hip and Knee Surgery, Mooresville, IN

Arlington Orthopedics - Harrisburg, PA


Dougald MacArthur, D.O. 

The Alpine Clinic - Franconia, NH


Mason Platt, D.O. 

Sports Medicine - The Human Performance & Sports Medicine Center, Philadelphia, PA 

MultiCare Orthopedics and Sports Medicine - Tacoma, WA

2001 Graduates:


Dennis P. McHugh, D.O. (chief) 

Center for Advanced Orthopedics - Norristown, PA


Patricio Grob, D.O. 

Trauma - Campbell Clinic, Memphis, TN 

Spine (Trauma) - Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 

Atlantic Orthopaedic Associates - Whippany, NJ


Edward A.  Klein, D.O, 

Adult Reconstruction - University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 

Hawthorn Medical Associates - Dartmouth, MA


Jeffrey Stern, D.O. 

(*PASSED AWAY AUG 2008*)

Adult Reconstruction - Florida Knee and Orthopedic Center, Clearwater, FL

 Reconstructive Orthopedics - Vineland, NJ

2000 Graduates:


Edmund Carroll III, D.O. (chief) 

Adult Reconstruction - Univ of Chicago, Chicago, IL 

Orthopaedic Associates of Southern Delaware - Lewes, DE


Scott J. Boyle, M.S., M.P.T.,D.O

Mountain View Orthopaedics and Associates - Bloomsburg, PA 


Howard Routman, D.O., FAOAO 

Shoulder & Elbow - Hughston Clinic, Columbus, GA 

Atlantis Orthopedics - Palm Beach Gardens, FL

1999 Graduates:


Patricia Baumann, D.O,, FAOAO 

Adult Reconstruction - Univ of Chicago, Chicago, IL 

B.A.C.K. Center - Melbourne, FL


Steven H. Kahn, D.O., FAOAO 

Adult Reconstruction - Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 

Regional Orthopedic Professional Association - Cherry Hill, NJ 


Todd Schwartz, D.O. 

Adult Reconstruction - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 

Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Associates - Huntingdon Valley, PA

1998 Graduates:


Kenan Aksu, D.O. 

Spine - Florida Spine Institute, Clearwater, FL 

Premier Orthopedics  - Exton, PA


Bruce N. Le, D.O. 

Sports Medicine - Hughston Clinic, Columbus, GA 

Orthopaedic Associates - Visalia, CA


John Petolillo, D.O., M.B.A.

Aria 3B Orthopaedic Institute - Langhorne, PA

1997 Graduates: 


Thomas D. Beck Jr., D.O., FAOAO

Adult Reconstruction - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 

Atlantic Orthopedics - Berlin, MD


Robin Simon, D.O., FAOAO

Sports Medicine - Texas Orthopedic Hospital, Houston, TX 

Broward Medical and Rehab- Plantation, FL


Richard M. Leighton, D.O. 

Leighton Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine - Supply, NC

1995 Graduates:


Paul J. Lapoint, D.O., FAOAO 

Sports Medicine - Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 

Buffalo Orthopaedic Group - Buffalo, NY

1994 Graduates:


Eric B. Bontempo, D.O. 

Atlantic General Hospital - Berlin, MD

1993 Graduates:


Jeffrey A. Miller, D.O. 

Shaws Cove Orthopaedics - New London, CT


Debra Spatz, D.O., FAOAO 

Pediatrics - A.I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE

Rozran & Spatz Orthopedics - Prince Frederick, MD


Lawrence Barr, D.O.

 Spine - Cleveland Clinic Foundation (CCF), Cleveland, OH 

Garden State Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine- Cherry Hill, NJ

1991 Graduates:


Charles Harvey, D.O. 

Pediatrics & Spine - The Shriner's Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 

UPMC Altoona Elite Orthopedics - Altoona, PA

1990 Graduates:


Vincent Avallone, Jr., D.O. 

AO Orthopedics - Lancaster, PA


David C. Koronkiewicz, D.O., FAOAO 

Indiana University Health Goshen Orthopedics & Sports Medicine - Goshen, IN


Marcelino P. Oliveri, D.O. 

Spine - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA 

Lancaster Orthopedic Group - Lancaster, PA

1988 Graduates: 


Todd M. Kelman, D.O.

 Hand - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 

Orthopedic, Hand Surgery, and Rehab, PC - Philadelphia, PA 

1987 Graduates:


Philip Spinuzza, D.O. 

Atlantic Orthopedics - Berlin, MD

1986 Graduates: 


Lance Yarus, D.O. 

Regional Orthopedic Specialists - Lebanon, PA

1985 Graduates: 


Ira C. Sachs, D.O., FAOAO, CIME 

Rothman Institute - Philadelphia, PA

1984 Graduates:


Mark D. Avart, D.O., FAOAO 

Rothman Institute - Philadelphia, PA

1983 Graduates:


John J. McPhilemy, D.O., FAOAO 

(Residency Director/Chairman 1990-present) 

Rothman Institute - Philadelphia, PA 

1982 Graduates:


Conrad C. Fraider, D.O.

Millcreek Community Hospital - Erie, PA

1980 Graduates:


Norman B. Stempler, D.O. (1st Graduate of PCOM Orthopedics) 

Norman Stempler, D.O. & Associates - Philadelphia, PA

PCOM Orthopedics Alumni Society

John Brendan Wynne, D.O.

Founder of PCOM Orthopedics, 1976-1990