48 orthopedic surgeon moves, by state


Following is a list of 48 orthopedic surgeons who joined new organizations, retired or received promotions this year, grouped by state.

Contact Alan Condon at acondon@beckershealthcare.com to add a surgeon move to this list.


Aaron Humphreys, MD, joined Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center.


Gil Ortega, MD, was named chair of the Orthopaedic Co-Management company, in partnership with Scottsdale-based HonorHealth.


Hot Springs-based National Park Medical Center hired Edward Rhomberg, MD.

Lowry Barnes, MD, of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, was appointed president of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.


Edward Vanek, DO, was tapped to serve as medical adviser to the mayor of Atwater.

Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute in Los Angeles appointed Neal ElAttrache, MD, to its board of directors.


Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies added George Le, MD.

Braden Jones, MD, was hired by Southwest Health System in Cortez.

Solon Rosenblatt, MD, joined Centura Health-St. Thomas More Hospital in Cañon City.

Katie Bartush, MD, and Marissa Jamieson, MD, joined the foot and ankle fellowship program at The Steadman Clinic in Vail.


360 Orthopedics named Jeffrey Silverstein, MD, chief of surgery at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota.

The Joint Replacement Institute in Naples onboarded Daniel Harmon, DO.


David Brcka, MD, Virginia Jones, MD, Susan Jordan, MD, and Domenic Scalamogna, MD, moved to a Newnan, Ga., facility opened by OrthoAtlanta and Atlanta-based Piedmont Orthopedics.


Dan Robinson, DPM, was sworn in as a member of the Blackfoot-based Bingham Healthcare board of directors.

Marvin Kym, MD, joined St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Lewiston.


Chicago-based nonprofit Nth Dimensions appointed Bonnie Mason, MD, senior adviser to its board of directors.

Springfield-based HSHS Medical Group opened an orthopedic and sports medicine clinic in Greenville with Scott Urch, MD.

Chicago-based Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush added Vasili Karas, MD.


Aaron Ruter, DPM, of Chesterton-based Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute, was elected as a teaching faculty member for the Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons.


Lionel Gottschalk, MD, joined Centura Health-Siena Medical Clinic in Garden City.


Shawn Price, MD, opened Fortis Orthopaedic & Sarcoma Group in Louisville.

Sanjiv Mehta, MD, is opening an orthopedic practice at Elizabethtown-based Hardin Memorial Health.

William Ben Kibler, MD, retired from Lexington Clinic Orthopedics–Sports Medicine after 43 years of practice.


The Louisiana Orthopaedic Association appointed Michael Leddy III, MD, as president.


Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain onboarded Melissa Koenig, MD.

Bryan Little, MD, was appointed to the Michigan Board of Medicine and the Michigan Task Force on Physician's Assistants.


St. Louis-based Signature Orthopedics will add Nathan Fisher, Do, in late summer and Sri Pinnamaneni, MD, in the fall.


Glendive Medical Center onboarded Mark Rangitsch, MD, its second orthopedic surgeon.

North Carolina

Eric Breitbart, MD, was named president of the department of surgery at Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton.

New Jersey

The New Jersey State Athletic Control Board appointed Michael Russonella, DO, as a boxing physician.

New Mexico

Jason Lucas, DO, assumed the role of chief of staff at San Juan Regional Medical Center in Farmington.

New York

Olean-based Upper Allegheny Health System  elected Shabir Bhayani, MD, to its board.

Kamaljeet Singh Banga, MD, joined Oswego Health.

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center hired Scott Nodzo, MD, Kathleen Keely Boyle, MD, and Benjamin Levy, MD.

Scott Gray, MD, and Matthew Rogell, MD, recently joined Somers Orthopedics.


Cleveland-based Mark Froimson, MD, was appointed executive director of clinician engagement at medical investment company AngelMD .


ValueHealth appointed William Hozack, MD, of Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, as medical director.

Jeffrey Vakil, MD, joined Premier Orthopaedics in Chestnut Hill.


Alex Jahangir, MD, director of orthopedic trauma at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville was appointed to lead the city's Metro Coronavirus Task Force.


Azalea Orthopedics in Tyler added Gary Goodfried, MD.


Richmond-based William Hazel, MD, was appointed senior deputy executive director of the Claude Moore Charitable Foundation.

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