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Former Residents

Residency Program Alumni

Graduation Class



​Hasssan Azimi, MD

​Rush University, Hand Surgery

​Timothy Cheng, MD

​Massachusetts General Hospital, Sports Medicine

​Ian Foran, MD

​Rush University, Foot and Ankle

​John Manning, MD

​Keck Medical Center of USC, Sports Medicine

​Kevin Parvaresh, MD

​Rush University, Sports Medicine


​Emily Cidambi, MD

​Boston Children's Hospital, Pediatric Orthopaedics

​Matthew Kinney, MD

​Anderson Orthopaedic Clinic, Adult Reconstruction

​Morgan Silldorff, MD

​University of Southern California, Adult Reconstruction

​Kenneth Vaz, MD

​Scripss Clinic, Adult Reconstruction


​Meagan McCarthy, MD

​University of Colorado, Sports Medicine

​Amirhossein Misaghi, MD

​Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatric Orthopaedics
Mayo Clinic, Musculoskeletal Oncology

​Michael Murphy, MD

​University of Utah, Sports Medicine

​David Muzykewicz, MD

​Brown University, Hand and Microvascular


​Siddharth Bhola, MD

​New England Baptis Hospital, Sports Medicine Fellowship

​Krishna Cidambi, MD

​Hoag Orthopaedic Institute, Arthoplasty Fellowship

​Alexander Choo, MD

​Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center, Hand/Upper Extremity Fellowship

​Ronald Crated, MD

​Kaiser Permanente San Diego, Sports Medicine Fellowship


​Josehp Carreau, MD

​University of Iowa, Sports Medicine Fellowship

​Charles Chang, MD

​Yale University, Spine Surgery Fellowship

​Orrin Franko, MD

​Mary S. Stern, Hand/uper Extremity Fellowship

​Simon Gortz, MD

​Washington University in St. Louis, Sports Medicine Fellowship


​Derek Chase, MD

​Lake Tahoe Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine Fellowship

​Michael Padilla, MD

​Kaiser Permanente San Diego, Sports Medicine Fellowship

​M. Lucious Pomerantz, MD

​Campbell Clinic, Hand/Upper Extremity Fellowship

​Sumit Rana, MD

​Standford University, Adult Reconstruction/Joint Replacement Fellowship

​Matthew Shillito, MD

​Lahey Clinic, Hand/Upper Extremity Fellowship


​Jarrod Crum, MD

​The Anderson Clinic, VA, Adult Arthoplasty Fellowship

​Andrew Indresano, MD

​University of Wisconsin, Orthopaedic Spine Fellowship

​Michael Linn, MD

​Washington University, St. Louis, MO, Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship

Sakkapol Ongwijitwat, MD, PhD

Washington University, St. Louis, MO, Joint Reconstruction Fellowship

​Kentaro Suzuki, MD

​Kaiser Permanente, Sports Medicine Fellowship


​Brooke Ballard, MD

​University of Florida, Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship

​Tim Neuschwander, MD

​Santa Monica Orthopaedic Group, Sports Medicine Fellowship

​Salil Upasani, MD

​Harvard Boston Children's Hospital, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Fellowship


​Neil Badlani, MD, MBA

​Rush University, Adult Spine Fellowship

​Jonah Hulst, MD

​Rush University, Adult Joint Reconstruction Fellowship

​Vedant Kulkarni, MD

​Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Fellowship


​Bryan Emmerson, MD

​Sansum Clinic, Total Joint Arthoplasty

​Timothy Niacaris, MD, PhD

​University of North Texas, Hand/Upper Extremity & Microvascular Surgery

​William Peace, MD

​Kaiser Permante Denver, Adult Reconstruction Arthoplasty

Mark Wang, MD, PhD

Private Practice, Hand & Upper Extremity 


​Adnan Cutuk, MD

​St Louis University Hospital, Sports Medicine

​Jared Foran, MD

​Panorama Orthopaedics and Spine Center, Joint Surgery

​Andrew Pennock, MD

​Rady Children's Hospital San Diego, Pediatric & Adolescent Orthopaedics

​Hugo Sanchez, MD, PhD

​University of North Texas Health Center, Joint Surgery


​Bryan Leek, MD

​San Diego Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center, Sports Medicine

​Catherine Robertson, MD

​UCSD Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

​Suzanne Steinman, MD

​Swedish Medical Center, Pediatric Hand Surgery

​Robert Talac, MD

​West Tennessee Neurosciences, Spine Surgery


​R. Todd Allen, MD, PhD

​UCSD Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine Surgery

​Eric Hentzen, MD, PhD

​UCSD Orthopaedic Surgery, Hand & Upper Extremity

​Aimee Schimizi, MD

​Wake Orthopaedics, Hand Surgery


​Maneesh Bawa, MD

​San Diego Orthopaedics Associates, Spine Surgery

​John Hall, MD

​Flagstaff Bone & Joint, Spine Surgery

​Bill Huang, MD

​Everett Bone & Joint, Joint Surgery

​Seth Williams, MD

​University of Miami, Spine Surgery


​Scott Ball, MD

​UCSD Orthopaedic Surgery, Joint Reconstruction

​Robert Eastlack, MD

​Sripps Healthcare, Spine Surgery

​Kevin Fricka, MD

​Anderson Orthopaedic Clinic, Hip & Knee Replacement

Klane White, MD

Seattle Children's Hospital, Pediatric Orthopaedics


​Michael Burdi, MD

​Community Orthopaedic Medical Group, Spine Surgery

​Steven Lee, MD

​Muir Orthopaedic Specialist, Spine Surgery

​William Tontz, MD

​San Diego Orthopaedic Associates, Spine Surgery


​Anthony Brothers, MD

​Military Services, Englin AFB, FL

​Roger Ostrander, MD

​Andrews Orthopaedic & Sports, Sports Medicine

​Phil Yuan, MD

​Memorial Orthopaedic Surgical Group, Spine Surgery


​Paul Girard, MD

​UCSD Orthpaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Trauma

​Kirk Grandlund, MD

​Orthopaedic Associates of Northern California, General Orthopaedics

​Monti Khatod, MD

​Kaiser Permante Baldwin Park, Joint Surgery


​Jason Chiu, MD

​Private Practice, Gardon Grove, General Orthopaedics

Choll Kim, MD, PhD

​Spine Institute San Diego, Spine Surgery

​Amir Jamali, MD

​UC Davis, Joint Surgery


​Todd Alamin, MD

​Stanford Orthopaedic Spine Center, Spine Surgery

​Jon Dounchis, MD

​Anchor Health Center, Joint Surgery

​Albert Tsai, MD

​Memorial Orthopaedic


​Robert Benz, MD

​Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies, Spine Surgery

​James Bruffey, MD

​Sripss Healthcare San Diego, Spine Surgery

​Randal Mohler, MD

​California Orthopaedic Institute San Diego, Hand Surgery

​Rakesh Donthineni-Rao, MD

​Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Orthopaedic Oncology


​Constance Chu, MD

​University of Pittsburg, Cartilage Restoration Program

​Joseph Davey, MD

​University of Oklahoma, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

Scott Shoemaker, MD

Kaiser Permanente, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

Hoang Tran, MD

Woodland Healthcare, Hand Surgery