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.

2021 Graduates:


James Aitken, D.O. 

Wake Forest University School of Medicine Adult Reconstruction Fellowship, Winston-Salem, NC


John Berra, D.O. 

BronxCare Health System Adult Reconstruction Fellowship, Bronx, NY


Greg Gilson, D.O. (Chief)

Rubin Institute Joint Preservation and Reconstruction Fellowship, Baltimore, MD


Anthony Judice, D.O.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center Musculoskeletal Oncology Fellowship, Nashville, TN


John Kunkel, D.O.

Houston Methodist Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship, Houston, TX


Tyler Smith D.O. (Chief)

The University of Massachusetts Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship, North Worcester, MA

2020 Graduates:


Stephen Casey, D.O. (Chief)

General Orthopedics

Rochester Regional Health - Rochester, NY


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

Orthopedic Institute of Central Jersey - Edison, NJ


Christopher Kester, D.O. (Chief)

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

Main Line Health Orthopaedics & Spine - Lankenau Medical Center, Wynnewood, PA


Kaela Frizzell, D.O. (Chief)

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

Kaiser Permanente Northwest Orthopedics - Portland, Oregon


Rebecca Chase, D.O.

Trauma - Georgia Orthopedic Trauma Institute, Macon, GA

Duluth, MN


Grayson P. Connors, D.O.

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

Excel Orthopedic Specialists - Woburn, MA

2018 Graduates:


Nicholas Grimm, D.O. (Chief)

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

The Pediatric Orthopedic Center - Summit, NJ


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

Heekin Clinic - Jacksonville, FL


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

Orthopedic Associates of Central Jersey, PA - Edison, NJ

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