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Our graduates typically seek fellowships and routinely match into their top choice. While many seek employment throughout the country, approximately 37% of our graduates have returned to practice in NE Ohio. Please see below for recent graduates' fellowship placements and locations of employment.

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James Darnley, M.D.

Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship, University of Alabama Medical Center, Birmingham, AL

Emre Eren, M.D.

Foot & Ankle Fellowship, The Steadman Clinic, Vail, CO

Christopher M. Spolarich, M.D.

Shoulder & Elbow Fellowship, Plancher Orthopaedics, New York, NY

Jacob Willen, M.D.

Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Fellowship, Children's Hospital Colorado, University of CO, Aurora, CO



Dorsey Ek, M.D.

General Orthopaedic Practice, Unite State Navy, Camp Lejeune, NC

Michael McKernan, M.D. 

Hand & Upper Extremity Fellowship, Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Tampa, FL

Craig Siesel, M.D.

Hip & Knee Replacement Fellowship, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IL 



Adam Domico, M.D.

Hand Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 

James Ohliger, M.D. 

Lake Tahoe Orthopaedic Surgery Sports Medicine Fellowship, Barton Health, Lake Tahoe, CA 

Kyle Petersen, M.D.

Spine Fellowship, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 

Jerry Robinson, M.D.

Swedish Complex & Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Fellowship, Swedish Neuroscience institute, Seattle, WA 


Timothy Jay, M.D.

General Orthopaedics: Stevens Community Medical Center; Morris, MN

Eric Peterson, M.D.

Fellowship: Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Orthopaedic Research of Virginia, Richmond, VA

Mathew Taylor, M.D.

Fellowship: Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Orthopaedic Research of Virginia, Richmond, VA

Andrew Wroblewski, M.D.

Fellowship: Hand & Upper Extremity,Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA


Scott Gelman, M.D.

General Orthopaedics: Orthopedic Specialists of Frederick, Frederick, MD

Brandon Jonard, M.D.

Fellowship: Orthopaedic Trauma, Indiana University-Methodist, Indianapolis, IN 2019-2020

Fellowship: Orthopaedic Oncology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2020-2021

Adam Kahn, M.D.

Fellowship: Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Scott McDermott, M.D.

Fellowship: Joints Reconstruction, Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopaedics, Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, MD


Jason Boyd, M.D.

Fellowship: Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Chad Broering, M.D.

Private Practice: Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio

Dustin Hoffman, M.D.

Fellowship: Orthopaedic Adult Reconstruction, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Thomas Krupko, M.D.

Fellowship: Orthopaedic Trauma, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY


Vanessa Falk, M.D. 

Private Practice: General Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopedic Associates of Zainsville, OH

Brad Inkrott, M.D.

Fellowship: Spine Surgery, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Case Western Reserve, Cleveland, OH

Brianna Patti, M.D.

Fellowship: Orthopaedic Trauma, University of New Mexico Medical Center, Albuquerque, NM

Ryan Urchek, M.D.

Fellowship: Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Emory Healthcare, Atlanta, GA


Ryan Fitzgerald, M.D.
Fellowship: Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Rady's Children's Hospital at the University of California-San Diego, CA
Adam Land, M.D.
Fellowship: Adult Reconstruction, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
David Orsini, M.D.
Fellowship: Foot & Ankle, University of Texas McGovern Medical School, Houston, TX

Scott Shemory, M.D.
Fellowship: Sports Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH


Keil Pfefferle, M.D.

Fellowship: Adult Reconstruction, Anderson Clinic, Alexandria, VA
Derek Klaus, M.D.
Fellowship: Hand Surgery, Alleghany Health Network, Pittsburgh, PA
Susan Moen, M.D.
Fellowship: Hand Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Seung YI, M.D.

Fellowship: Sports Medicine Fellowship, Chicago, IL
Steve Widmer, M.D.
Fellowship: CORE Institute Adult Hip & Knee Reconstruction, Phoenix, AZ

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Wooster, OH

Christopher Myer, M.D.
Fellowship: Hand Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon, Orthopedic Associates of Southwest Florida, Fort Myers, FL


Jason Tank, M.D.
Fellowship: Orthopedic Trauma Surgery, University of Texas, Houston Health Science Campus, Houston, TX

Orthopaedic Surgeon, ProMedica Toledo Hospital, Toledo, OH
Patrick Riley Jr., M.D.
Fellowship: Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Akron Children’s Hospital, Akron, OH
Matthew Dilisio, M.D.
Fellowship: Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Upper Extremity (Shoulder), CHI Health Alegent Creighton Clinic, Omaha, NE


Jeffrey Johnson, M.D.
Fellowship: Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy, Richmond, VA
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Memorial Hospital Rock Springs, WY

Erin Dean, M.D.
Fellowship: Foot & Ankle Surgery, Campbell Clinic, Memphis, TN

Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgeon, Crystal Clinic, Akron, OH

John Kemppainen, M.D.
Fellowship: Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, University of California-San Diego, San Diego, CA

Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Grand Rapids, MI


Jovan Laskovski, M.D.
Fellowship, Sports Medicine, University Of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Dan Myer, M.D. 
Fellowship – Sports Medicine Orthopaedic Research of Virginia, Richmond, VA
Tyson Schrickel, M.D. 
Fellowship – Orthopaedic Trauma, Allegheny Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA


Andrew D. Bries, M.D. 
Fellowship - Sports Medicine, Steadman-Hawkins Clinic, Greenville, SC 
Private Practice - Iowa
Elizabeth A. Knazek, M.D. 
Serving in the Military, Fort Irwin, CA
Kyle  Nelman, M.D. 
Fellowship – Sports Medicine , UC-Davis, Laguana Hills, Ca
Private Practice – Akron, OH


Ericka Glass, M.D.
Fellowship: Orthopaedic Trauma
Allegheny Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
Ian Gradisar, M.D.
Fellowship: Total Joint Reconstruction
Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
Adam Schaaf, M.D.
Fellowship: Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
Orthopaedic Research of Virginia, Richmond, VA


Eric Miller, M.D. 
Fellowship: Orthopedic Trauma, Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, TX
Travis, Murray, M.D. 
Fellowship: Pediatric Orthopedics, Denver Children's Hospital, Denver, CO
Thomas J. Scharschmidt, M.D 
Fellowship: Orthopaedic Oncology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA


Phillip Bennion, M.D. 
Fellowship: Shoulder and Elbow -Dallas, Texas 
Private Practice -Phoenix, AZ
Joaquin Castaneda, M.D. 
Fellowship: Orthopaedic Trauma 
Harvard/Massachusetts General Hospital and The Brighman and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA 
Private Practice -Columbus, OH
David Wiley, M.D. 
Fellowship: Sports Medicine -Spartanburg, SC 
Private Practice-Hartsville, SC


Jonathan Kase, M.D.
Fellowship in Sports Medicine-Richmond, Virginia
Private Practice-Wooster, Ohio
Jason Kurian, M.D.
Fellowship in Sports Medicine-San Francisco, California
Private Practice-Portland, Oregon
Kurtis Stemple, M.D.
Private Practice-Barberton, Ohio


Jeff Jacoby, M.D.
Fellowship in Spine -Denver, Colorado
Jeff Junko, M.D.
Fellowship in Foot and Ankle, Universities of Iowa and Utah 

Curtis Noel, M.D.
Fellowship in Sports Medicine, Spartanburg, South Carolina


Keith Birchard, M.D.
Private Practice-Centralia, Washington
John Edwards, M.D.
Fellowship in Joint Reconstruction, La Jolla, California
Private Practice-Laramie, Wyoming
Nilesh Patel, M.D.
Fellowship in Spine, Boston, Massachusetts
Private Practice-Dearborn, Michigan


David Laverty, M.D.
Fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma-Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Private Practice-Austin, Texas
Douglas Lowery, M.D.
Fellowship in Sports Medicine, Vail, Colorado
Private Practice-Evansville, Indiana
David Silverberg, M.D.
Fellowship in Shoulder and Elbow, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Private Practice-Dallas, Texas


Peter Hanson, M.D.
Fellowship in Foot and Ankle, Galveston, Texas
Private Practice-Helena, Montana
Matthew Walker, M.D.
Fellowship in Spine Surgery, Rochester, Minnesota
Private Practice-Charleston, West Virginia
William Wiley, M.D.
Fellowship in Arthroscopic Surgery, Richmond, Virginia
Private Practice-Warner Robins, Georgia


Thomas Dulaney, M.D.
Private Practice-Des Moines, Iowa
Jon Norberg, M.D.
Fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Private Practice-Fargo, North Dakota
Steven Seeker, M.D.
Fellowship in Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine, Richmond, Virginia
Private Practice-Gulf Breeze, Florida


Matthew Nadaud, M.D.
Fellowship in Adult Reconstruction Surgery, Charlotte, North Carolina
Private Practice-Knoxville, Tennessee
David Vittetoe, M.D.
Fellowship in Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction, Boston, Massachusetts
Private Practice-Des Moines, Iowa
Shannon Wolfe, M.D.
Fellowship in Arthroscopy Surgery, Richmond, Virginia
Private Practice-Richmond, Virginia


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