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If you are an alumni of the program, we encourage you to contact us with your current affiliation and any further training you have done since beginning practice.  Please note, we have only included alumni dating back to 2009 and are happy to go back further. Please contact our webmaster below:

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Recent Alumni

Brendan J. Casey, D.O.- Chief Resident
Medical School:  Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Joshua R. Greenleaf, D.O.
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Shalin Shah, D.O.
Medical School: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine

Alex H. Shin, D.O.- Chief Resident
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Daniel J. Sumko, D.O.
Medical School: University of North Texas:  Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine

Class of 2019

Nathan D. Howlett, M.Sc., D.O., Chief Resident
Fellowship: Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship at Boston University

David K. Lyons, D.O.,Chief Resident
Fellowship: Ryerson Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship at Ann and Robert Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Jason A. Brustein, D.O.
Fellowship: Adult Reconstruction at The Rothman Institute

Joshua N. Milby, D.O.
Fellowship: Orthopaedic Trauma at University of Mississippi

Manminder S. Bhatia, D.O.
Fellowship: Orthopaedic Spine, University of Virginia

2018 Alumni

William M. Gunnett II, D.O.
Employment: General Orthopaedics - Summit Orthopaedic Group - Chambersburg, PA

Joel Pranckun, D.O.
Fellowship:  Baylor College of Medicine -  Orthopaedic Sports Medicine – Houston, TX

Lisa Kathleen O'Brien, D.O.
Fellowship:  Wake Forest - Orthopaedic Sports Medicine – Winston-Salem, NC

Daniel J. Kim, D.O.
Fellowship: The CORE Institute - Adult Joint Reconstruction - Phoenix, AZ

Tyson P. Maugle, D.O.
Fellowship: Duke University - Adult Spine - Durham, NC

Class of 2017

James D. Miller, D.O.
Chief Resident
Employment: Springfield Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Institute – Springfield, IL

Charles E. Claps, D.O,
Chief Resident
Employment: Resurgens Orthopaedics - Atlanta, GA

Mathew T. Legel, D.O.
Private Practice: Lundholm Orthopaedics at Swedish American Health System – A Division of UW Health, Rockford, IL

Gene A. Falkowski Jr., D.O.
Fellowship: Orthopaedic Spine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Class of 2016

Michael P. St. Onge, D.O.
(Chief Resident)
Fellowship: Orthopaedic Spine Surgery – West Virginia University

Miles T. Birmingham, D.O.
(Chief Resident)
Fellowship: Adult Reconstruction – Cleveland Clinic Florida

Matheau G. Eysser, D.O.
Fellowship: Adult Reconstruction – Hedley Orthopaedic Institute, Phoenix, AZ
Medical School: Midwestern University – Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate School: Brigham Young University

Jaspreet Sidhu, D.O.
Fellowship/Private Practice:  Orthopaedic Trauma, Private Practice
Medical School: Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine - CA
Undergraduate School: University of CA, Davis

Class of 2015

Gregory Tocks, D.O.
(Chief Resident)
Fellowship: Joint Replacement & Adult Reconstruction - Virginia Commonwealth University

Dustin C. Dyer, D.O.
(Chief Resident)
Fellowship: Orthopaedic Sports Medicine - Orthopaedic Research of Virginia

Robert Shane Riley, D.O.
Private Practice: Western Kentucky Orthopaedic & Neurosurgical Associates

Craig Rogers, D.O.
Private Practice: Integris Hospital System of Oklahoma

Class of 2014

Adam Buerk, D.O. (Chief)
Private Practice: Orthopaedic Institute of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA

Jeffrey M. K. Martin, D.O. 
Private Practice: Bone and Joint Center, Wisconsin Orthopaedics, Wausau, Wisconsin

Jeffrey Gillette, D.O.  (Chief)
Private Practice: Professional Orthopaedic Associates, Scranton, PA

Michael J. Sumko, D.O. 
Fellowship: Hip and Knee Joint Reconstruction, Phoenix, Arizona

Class of 2013

Kenneth J. Lingenfelter, D.O.
Fellowship: Orthopaedic Spine Surgery - University of Rochester - Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY
Private Practice: OSS, Orthopaedic Surgery Specialists, Spine and Joints

Eric M. Slotkin, D.O.
Fellowship: Adult Reconstruction. 2013-2014 - Cleveland Clinic Weston Florida Campus
Private Practice: Orthopaedic Associates of Reading, Reading, PA

Jacob D. Brooks, D.O., M.P.H.  
Private Practice: DownEast Orthopaedic Associates, Bangor, Maine

Ryan N. Harris, D.O.
Fellowship: Adult Joint Reconstruction, Carilion Clinic, Roanoke, VA
Private Practice: Carilion Clinic, Blacksburg, Virginia

Class of 2012

Joseph M. Graham Jr., D.O.
Fellowship: Orthopaedic Spine Surgery, Florida Orthopaedic Institute at University of Southern Florida, Tampa, FL
Private Practice: Orthopaedic Specialists of the Four States, Mercy Hospital, Joplin, MO

Kelly D. Jensen, D.O.
Private Practice: General Orthopaedics, Price, Utah

Toby Moore, D.O. 
Fellowship: Orthopaedic Trauma,Ohio Health, Grant Medical Center, Columbus, OH  
Private Practice: St. Francis Health System, Tulsa, OK

Matthew R. Willsey, D.O.
Fellowship: Hand and Upper Extremity, University Upstate Medical Center
Private Practice: Hand Surgeon, Sheboygan, WI

Class of 2011

Samuel M. Adu-Lartey, D.O.
Fellowship: Orthopaedic Spine Surgery, Florida Orthopaedic Institute at University of Southern Florida
Private Practice: Houston Spine Institute, Katy, TX

Derek S. Johnson, D.O.
Private Practice: Lihue, HI

Brian R. McWhorter, D.O.
Fellowship: Adult Reconstruction - Arizona Institute for Bone and Joint Disorders, Scottsdale, Arizona
Private Practice: Hedley Orthopaedic Institute

Gary Van Wertman, II, D.O.
Private Practice: Carolina Center for Surgery, Morehead City, NC

Class of 2010

Meagan M. Fernandez, D.O.
Fellowship: Pediatric Orthopaedics, Scottish Rite Hospital, Children's Orthopaedics of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
Private Practice:  Pediatric Orthopaedics, Geisinger Health System

Adam H. Wait, D.O.  
Fellowship: Sports Medicine, University of South Florida
Private Practice: Sports Medicine, Warrensburg, MO

Anthony C. Falvello, D.O.
Private Practice: Hazelton, PA

John P. Malloy IV, D.O.
Fellowship: Orthopaedic Spine Surgery, John Hopkins University
Private Practice:  East Coast Orthopaedics, Pompano Beach, FL

Class of 2009

Matthew J. Espenshade, D.O.
Private Practice: Arlington Orthopaedics, Harrisburg, PA

Loren M. Potter, D.O.
Fellowship: Hand and Upper Extremity, SUNY Upstate University, Syracuse, NY
Private Practice: Fond du Lac, WI

Ted W. Parcel, D.O.
Fellowship: Adult Reconstruction, Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Tampa, FL
Private Practice: Denver, NC

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