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Department of Orthopedic Surgery

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Class of 2018

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Omar Atassi, M.D.
Fellowship: Orthopedic Trauma Surgery - Florida Orthopedic Institute (Tampa, Fla.)

Jet Liu, M.D.
Fellowship: Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery - Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Orthopedic Surgery (Cleveland, Ohio)

Fernando Nussenbaum, M.D.
Fellowship: Adult Reconstruction Surgery - Hospital for Joint Diseases at NYU Langone Medical Center, Orthopedic Surgery (New York, N.Y.)

Alysia Robertson, M.D.
Fellowship: Orthopedic Oncology Surgery - MD Anderson Cancer Center, Orthopedic Surgery (Houston, Texas)

David Sun, M.D.
Fellowship: Adult Reconstruction Surgery - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Orthopedic Surgery (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Class of 2017

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Alex Davis, M.D.
Fellowship: Foot and Ankle Surgery - Stanford University Department of Orthopedic Surgery (Palo Alto, Calif.)
Current Practice: Foot and Ankle Surgery - Houston Methodist Hospital (Houston, Texas)

Ashraf El Naga, M.D.
Fellowship: Orthopedic Trauma Surgery - University of California, San Francisco Department of Orthopedic Surgery (San Francisco, Calif.)
Current Fellowship: Orthopedic Spine Surgery - University of Washington Orthopaedics (Seattle, Wash.)

Ugonna "Ugo" Ihekweazu, M.D.
Fellowship: Adult Reconstructive Surgery - Hospital for Special Surgery Orthopedics (New York, N.Y.)
Current Practice: Total Joints Reconstruction Surgery - Texas Orthopedic Hospital (Houston, Texas)

Chanakya "Sean" Jandhyala, M.D.
Fellowship: Orthopedic Spine Surgery - Mount Sinai Hospital Department of Orthopedic Surgery (New York, N.Y.)
Current Practice: Orthopedic Spine Surgery - Valley Orthopedic Specialists (Fairfield, Conn.)

Matthew Walker, M.D.
Fellowship: Hand Surgery - Medical College of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, Wis.)
Current Practice: Hand Surgery/ General Orthopedics - OrthoIndy Hospital (Indianapolis, Ind.)

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Class of 2016

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M. Cody Curry, M.D.
Current Practice: General Orthopedics - Mercy Clinic Orthopedic Surgery (Ada, Okla.)

Omar Dimachkieh, M.D.
Fellowship: Hand Surgery - University of Colorado Denver (Denver, Colo.)
Current Practice: Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery - The University of Texas at Houston Orthopedic Surgery

Drew Parker, M.D.
Fellowship: Orthopedic Sports Medicine – (ASMI) Alabama Sports Medicine Institute (Birmingham, Ala.)
Current Practice: Orthopedic Sports Medicine Surgery - Texas Health Physicians Group/ Pinnacle Sports Medicine & Wellness (Forth Worth, Texas)

Michael Moustoukas, M.D.
Fellowship: Hand Surgery – University of Alabama Orthopedic Surgery (Birmingham, Ala.)
Current Practice: Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery - Kennedy-White Orthopedic Center (Sarasota, Fla.)

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Class of 2015

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Bryce Bell, M.D.
Fellowship: Hand Surgery - Medical College of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, Wis.)
Fellowship: Pediatric Orthopedics – Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (Dallas, Texas)
Current Practice: Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery (Houston, Texas)

Jason Bessey, M.D.
Fellowship: Spine Surgery – Harvard/Massachusetts General & Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Boston, Mass.)
Current Practice: Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, Department of Orthopedic Surgery (Boston, Mass.)

Richard Haigler, M.D.
Fellowship: Orthopaedic Sports Medicine – Emory University School of Medicine (Atlanta, Ga.)
Current Practice: Staff Physician, Novant Health – Orthopedics and Sport Medicine (Clemmons, N.C.)

Nicole Montgomery, M.D.
Fellowship: Pediatric Orthopedics – Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, Texas)
Fellowship: Orthopedic Oncology – MD Anderson Cancer Center, Orthopedic Surgery (Houston, Texas)
Current Practice: Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery (Houston, Texas)

Benjamin Zellner, M.D.
Fellowship: Hand Surgery – Medical College of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, Wis.)
Current Practice: Staff Physician, OSMS (Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Specialists) of Green Bay (Green Bay, Wis.)

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Class of 2014

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Keith Aldrich, Jr., M.D.
Fellowship: Hand Surgery – University of Miami – Jackson Memorial Hospital (Miami, Fla.)

Christopher Burks, M.D.
Fellowship: Spine Surgery – University of Virginia (Charlottesville, Va.)

Michael Moghimi, M.D.
Fellowship: Spine Surgery – Harvard Medical School – Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham Women’s Hospital (Boston, Mass.)

Michael Paxten, M.D.
Fellowship: Orthopedic Hand Surgery – University of Alabama at Birmingham (Birmingham, Ala.)

Joel Zarling, M.D.
Fellowship: Orthopedic Sports Medicine – Lenox Hill Hospital (New York, N.Y.)

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Class of 2013

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Cameron Best, M.D.
Fellowship: Hand Surgery – Medical College of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, Wis.)
Current Practice: Assistant Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin Orthopedic Surgery (Milwaukee, Wis.)

Caleb Campbell, M.D.
Fellowship: Hand Surgery – Brown University – Rhode Island Hospital (Providence, R.I.)
Current Practice: Staff Physician, Concord Orthopaedics (Concord, N.H.)

Graham Milam, M.D.
Fellowship: Hand Surgery – Health Partners Minnesota Program (St. Paul, Minn.)
Current Practice: Staff Physician, Alaska Native Medical Center (Anchorage, Alaska)

Jennifer Wagner, M.D.
Fellowship: Hand Surgery – University of Colorado (Aurora, Colo.)
Current Practice: Staff Physician, St. Vincent’s Orthopedics, PC (Birmingham, Ala.)

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Class of 2012

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Courtney Amor, M.D.
Fellowship: Hand Surgery – Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, Texas)
Current Practice: Assistant Professor, UT Houston Orthopedic Surgery (Houston, Texas)

John “Jack” Dawson, M.D.
Fellowship: Orthopedic Trauma – University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (Chattanooga, Tenn.)
Current Practice: Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, Texas)

Mary “Meg” Gilmer, M.D.
Fellowship: Foot and Ankle Surgery – UT/FOARR (Houston, Texas)
Current Practice: Staff Physician, Alabama Orthopedic, Spine & Sports Medicine Associate (Birmingham, Ala.)

Nicolas Lee, M.D.
Fellowship: Hand Surgery – Medical College of Wisconsin at Milwaukee (Milwaukee, Wis.)
Current Practice: Clinical Assistant Professor, University of California at San Francisco Orthopedic Surgery (San Francisco, Calif.)

Catherine "Kate" Cahill, M.D.
Fellowship: Adult Reconstruction – New England Baptist Hospital (Boston, Mass.)
Current Practice: Staff Physician, Kelsey-Seybold Center and Clinical Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, Texas)

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Class of 2011

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David Dice, Jr., M.D.
Fellowship: Plastic Hand Surgery – Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, Texas)
Current Practice: Staff Physician, Bone & Joint Clinic of Houston (Houston, Texas)

Shari Liberman, M.D.
Fellowship: Hand Surgery – Stanford University (Palo Alto, Calif.)
Current Practice: Assistant Professor, Houston Methodist Hospital Orthopedics (Houston, Texas)

Scott Murch, M.D.
Fellowship: Orthopedic Hand Surgery – University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Current Practice: Orthopaedic Associates of Wausau S.C. (Wausau, Wis.)

Christopher Perkins, M.D.
Fellowship: Hand and Orthopedic Trauma Surgery – University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (Miami, Fla.)
Current Practice: Assistant Professor and Clerkship Program Director, Baylor College of Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery (Houston, Texas)

Lanny Rudner, M.D.
Private Practice

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Class of 2010

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David Chafey, M.D.
Fellowships: Orthopedic Trauma Surgeons – Sonoran Orthopedic Trauma Surgeons (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
Orthopedic Oncology – MD Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Orthopedics (Houston, Texas)
Current Practice: Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico Hospitals Orthopaedics Center (Las Vegas, Nev.)

Matthew Mellon, M.D.
Fellowship: Orthopedic Trauma – Temple University (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Current Practice: Staff Physician, Total Orthopedic & Sports Medicine (Massapequa, N.Y.)

Okechukwu Nwoko, M.D.
Fellowship: Hand and Upper Extremity – Duke University (Durham, N.C.)
Current Practice: Staff Physician, Wake Orthopaedics (Raleigh, N.C.)

Anand Srinivasan, M.D.
Fellowship: Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction – Rush University (Chicago, Ill.)
Current Practice: Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Chicago Orthopedics/North Shore Hospital (Chicago, Ill.)

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Class of 2009

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Edward Jackson, M.D.
Fellowship: Sports Medicine – Emory Sports Medicine Center (Atlanta, Ga.)
Current Practice: Assistant Professor, Emory University Orthopedic Surgery (Atlanta, Georgia)

S. Babak Kalantar, M.D.
Fellowship: Spine Surgery – Emory Spine Center (Atlanta, Ga.)
Current Practice: Associate Professor and Chief of Spine Surgery, Georgetown University Orthopedics (Washington, D.C.)

Selina Poon, M.D.
Fellowship: Pediatric Orthopedics – Columbia University (New York, N.Y.)
Current Practice: Staff Physician, Shriner's Hospital for Children Medical Center (Pasadena, California)

Kris Radcliff, M.D.
Fellowship: Spine Surgery – Thomas Jefferson University (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Current Practice: Assistant Professor, Jefferson University Hospitals Orthopedics/Rothman Institute (Egg Harbor Township, N.J.)

Lee Reichel, M.D.
Fellowship: Hand and Upper Extremity – University of Washington (Seattle, Wash.)
Orthopaedic Trauma – HealthPartners of Minnesota Program (St. Paul, Minn.)
Current Practice: Assistant Professor, Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin Orthopedic Surgery (Austin, Texas)