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Our Fellows

The emphasis of the fellowship is centered on patient care, surgery and research. Fellows work with orthopaedic residents and medical students, and have teaching responsibilities.

Current Fellows

  • Wylie Lopez, MD

    • Residency: Harvard Combined Orthopedic Residency
  • Alexander Butler, MD

    • Residency: University of Miami
  • Gideon Blumstein, MD

    • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles

Class Of 2021

  • Thomas Barrett Sullivan, MD

    • Residency: University of California, San Diego
    • Current Position: University of California, San Diego
  • Nicholas Shepard, MD

    • Residency: New York Langone Orthopedic Hospital
    • Current Position: Tennessee Orthopedic Alliance
  • Augustus Rush III, MD

    • Residency: Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami
    • Current Position: Texas Health Center for Diagnostics & Surgery

Class Of 2020

  • Sapan Gandhi, MD

    • Residency: William Beaumont Hospital
    • Current Position: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Krishn Khanna, MD

    • Residency: University of California, San Francisco
    • Current Position: Orthopedics Northeast P.C.
  • Evan Sheha, MD

    • Residency: Hospital for Special Surgery
    • Current Position: Hospital for Special Surgery- Stamford

Class Of 2019

  • Joseph Ferguson, MD

    • Residency: Georgetown University
    • Current Position: Medstar Health
  • Steven J. Fineberg, MD

    • Residency: New York Medical College
    • Current Position: Illinois Bone and Joint
  • Tyler Kreitz, MD

    • Residency: Thomas Jefferson University
    • Current Position: Brielle Orthopedics

Class Of 2018

  • Brandon P. Hirsch, MD

    • Residency: University of Miami
    • Current Position: The Core Institute
  • Sravisht Iyer, MD

    • Residency: Hospital for Special Surgery
    • Current Position: Hospital for Special Surgery
  • Peter Derman, MD

    • Residency: Hospital for Special Surgery
    • Current Position: Texas Bck Institute

Class Of 2017

  • Justin Paul, MD, PhD

    • Residency: NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases
    • Current Position: NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases
  • Comron Saifi, MD

    • Residency : Columbia University
    • Current Position : University of Pennsylvania
  • Arya Varthi, MD

    • Residency : Yale University
    • Current Position : Yale, New Haven Hospital

Class Of 2016

  • Gregory Lopez, MD

    • Residency : University of California, Irvinet
    • Current Position : Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush University Medical Center
  • Grant Shifflett, MD

    • Residency : Hospital for Special Surgery
    • Current Position : DISC Sports & Spine Center
  • Alem Yacob, MD

    • Residency : Yale University
    • Current Position : Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA

Class Of 2015

  • Steven Presciutti, MD

    • Residency : University of Connecticut
    • Current Position : Emory Healthcare
  • Martin Quirno, MD

    • Residency : New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases
    • Current Position : New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases
  • Ehsan “Ace” Tabaraee, MD

    • Residency : University of California, San Francisco
    • Current Position : Stanislaus Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine

Class Of 2014

  • Hamid Hassanzadeh, MD

    • Residency: Johns Hopkins
    • Current Position: University of Virginia
  • Anton Jorgensen, MD

    • Residency: William Beaumont Army Medical Center
    • Current Position: San Antonio Military Medical Center
  • Eric Sundberg, MD

    • Residency: Stanford University
    • Current Position: Coastal Orthopaedics, FL

Class Of 2013

  • Kasra Ahmadinia, MD

    • Residency: Case Western Reserve University
    • Current Position: Eastern Oklahoma Orthopaedic Center
  • Mark Kurd, MD

    • Residency: Thomas Jefferson University
    • Current Position: Thomas Jefferson University, Rothman Institute
  • Joseph Lee, MD

    • Residency: Columbia University
    • Current Position: Reconstructive Orthopaedics, NJ

Class Of 2012

  • Neil Badlani, MD, MBA

  • Joe YB Lee, MD

    • Residency: University of California, Irvine
    • Current Position: Congress Medical Associates, CA
  • Chadi Tannoury, MD

    • Residency: Thomas Jefferson University
    • Current Position: Boston Medical Center

Class Of 2011

  • Kelley Banagan, MD

    • Residency: University of Maryland
    • Current Position: University of Maryland Medical Center
  • Thomas Cha, MD, MBA

    • Residency: Columbia University
    • Current Position: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Safdar Khan, MD

    • Residency: University of California at Davis
    • Current Position: Ohio State University
  • Issac Moss, MD, MASc, FRCSC

    • Residency: University of Toronto
    • Current Position: UConn Musculoskeletal Institute

Class Of 2010

  • Mir Haroon Ali, MD, PhD

    • Residency: Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    • Current Position: Rezin Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
  • Colin B. Harris, MD

    • Residency: UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School
    • Current Position: University Physician Associates of New Jersey, Inc.
  • Krzysztof B. Siemionow, MD

    • Residency: Cleveland Clinic Spine Institute
    • Current Position: Illinois Spine & Scoliosis Center
  • Mohammad Shukairy, MD

    • Residency: Henry Ford Hospital
    • Current Position: Kish HealthSystem Medical Group, IL

Class Of 2009

  • John Ehteshami, MD

    • Residency: Hospital for Special Surgery
    • Current Position: Honor Health, AZ
  • Thomas Lawhorne III, MD

    • Residency: Hospital for Special Surgery
    • Current Position: Optim Orthopaedics, GA
  • Hajeer Sabet, MD

    • Residency: State University of New York
    • Current Position: Inova Medical Group, VA

Class Of 2008

  • R. Todd Allen, MD

    • Residency: University of California, San Diego
    • Current Position: University of California, San Diego
  • Mustafa Khan, MD

    • Residency: Pittsburgh Medical Center
    • Current Position: University of Toledo Medical Center
  • Dalip Pelinkovic, MD

    • Residency: Wayne State University
    • Current Position: Dupage Medical Group, IL

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