145 orthopedic surgeon moves in 2019 through Q3

Written by Laura Dyrda | October 10, 2019 | Print  |

There have been 145 orthopedic surgeon moves in 2019 so far.

Eric Smith, MD, joined New England Baptist Hospital in Boston as chief of arthroplasty.

Cody (Wyo.) Regional Health added Christopher Rice, MD, to its staff.

Piedmont Rockdale Orthopedics in Conyers, Ga., welcomed Stephenson Ikpe, MD.

Abby Maxwell, MD, and Charles May, MD, joined Western Carolina Orthopaedic Specialists at Haywood Regional Medical Center in Clyde, N.C. Gerald King, MD, is rejoining the practice in November after retiring earlier this year.

Scott Steinmann, MD, was named orthopedic department chair at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine in Chattanooga.

Orthopedic surgeon Jonathan Godin, MD, joined Vail, Colo.-based The Steadman Clinic, where he completed his fellowship.

Bret Smith, DO, joined Mercy Orthopedic Associates' Foot and Ankle Center in Durango, Colo.

Rock Springs, Wyo.-based Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County welcomed Tony Pedri, MD.

White Plains (N.Y.) Hospital welcomed Isaac Livshetz, MD.

Odessa (Texas) Regional Medical Center added orthopedic surgeons Luv Singh, MD, and Saravanaraja Muthusamy, MD.

Anuj Netto, MD, joined Phoenix-based The Orthopedic Clinic Association.

OrthoCarolina added seven orthopedic surgeons: Malick Bachabi, MD, Michael "Canaan" Prater, DO, Brian Opalacz, DO, Jesse Otero, MD, PhD, Bryan Saltzman, MD, Andrea Staneata, MD, and Adam Wegner, MD, PhD.

Tampa-based Florida Orthopaedic Institute welcomed Evan Loewy, MD.

Patricia Fox, MD, and Rabun Fox, MD, a husband and wife orthopedic surgeon team, joined Anchorage (Alaska) Fracture & Orthopedic Clinic.

Raj Rangarajan, MD, joined Institute of Movement and Orthopedics at Beaver Dam (Wis.) Community Hospital and Marshfield (Wis.) Clinic Health System.

Travis Littleton, MD, joined OrthoAtlanta.

Orthopedic surgeons Heeren Makanji, MD, and Kevin Choo, MD, joined Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery Specialists in Greenwich, Conn.

Four orthopedic surgeons joined Richmond-based OrthoVirginia: Elliott Kim, MD, Nathan Coleman, MD, William Petersen, MD, and Jonathan Bernard, MD.

Lawton, Okla.-based Southwestern Medical Center welcomed Thomas Joseph, MD.

Direct Orthopedic Care, with several locations in Texas as well as Oklahoma City and California, welcomed Kyle McGivern, DO.

Jessica Brozek, MD, joined Newton (Kan.) Orthopedics & Sports Medicine.

Jason Boyd, MD, joined Salem (Ohio) Regional Medical Center.

Central Michigan Orthopaedics in Union Charter Township welcomed Ryan Lilly, MD.

Ryan Hubbard, MD, a nonsurgical orthopedic clinician, joined Anderson Orthopaedic in Alexandria, Va.

Greenville, S.C.-based Carolina Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery welcomed Travis Patterson, MD.

Bend, Ore.-based The Center Orthopedic & Neurosurgical Care welcomed Christopher Healy, DO.

Dustin Price, MD, joined the orthopedic team at Watauga Orthopaedics in Johnson City, Tenn.

Edward Schleyer, MD, joined Coastal Orthopedic Associates in Beverly, Mass.

Chicago-based Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush welcomed Jorge Chahla, MD, PhD.

Jarrad Barber, MD, joined Rome, Ga.-based Harbin Clinic Orthopedics.

Christina Kane, MD, and Ashley Miller, MD, joined Pittsfield, Mass.-based Berkshire Orthopaedic Associates.

Franklin, Tenn.-based AdvancedHealth welcomed Heather Melton, MD.

Orthopaedic Specialists in Davenport, Iowa, welcomed Kristyn Darmafall, MD, and Megan Crosmer, MD, who will join in mid-September and early October.

Domenic Scalamogna, MD, joined OrthoAtlanta and will practice at its locations in Fayetteville, Newman and Peachtree City, Ga.

MidMichigan Health in Midland welcomed James Lewis, DO.

Holden Heitner, MD, joined Watertown, N.Y.-based Samaritan Medical Center.

WVU Medicine Orthopedics-Spring Mills in Martinsburg, W.Va., welcomed Dwight Kemp, DO, who previously spent 25 years in private practice.

Farmington, Maine-based Franklin Memorial Hospital welcomed Raymond White, MD, and F. Lincoln Avery, MD, to its orthopedic medical staff. Dr. White specializes in orthopedic trauma and fracture care and Dr. Avery focuses on orthopedic and sports-related injuries.

Leslie Vidal, MD, joined her husband Armando Vidal, MD, and the surgical team at Vail, Colo.-based The Steadman Clinic on Aug 1.

Matthew Gnirke, MD, will join Vail (Colo.) Summit Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery in August. Dr. Gnirke specializes in interventional sports and spine medicine and treats a range of musculoskeletal conditions with orthobiologic treatments such as platelet rich plasma and bone marrow aspirate concentrate stem cells.

Gregory C. Mallo, MD, is leaving his position as chief of Port Jefferson, N.Y.-based St. Charles Hospital's shoulder service to join Merrick, N.Y.-based Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group.

Mark Cullen, MD, joined the orthopedic surgery team at Wentworth Health Partners Seacoast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in Somersworth, N.H.

Fall River, Mass.-based Saint Anne's Hospital, part of Dallas, Texas-based Steward Health Care, added four orthopedic surgeons to its medical staff. The four surgeons — Jerald Katz, MD, Richard Smith, MD, Glenn Dubler, MD, and Mena Mesiha, MD — will practice at Saint Anne's Orthopedics on the PrimaCARE campus in Fall River.

Orthopedic Surgical Practice in Santa Barbara, Calif., added a Bryan Emmerson, MD, to its team. He joined the practice on Aug. 1 and specializes in knee and hip replacement.

Robert LaPrade, MD, left Vail, Colo.-based The Steadman Clinic for Golden Valley, Minn.-based Twin Cities Orthopedics.

Orthopedic surgeon Anto T.A. Fritz, MD, joined Healthpointe, based in Los Angeles.

Lisa Lattanza, MD, left the University of California, San Francisco to become chair of the orthopedics and rehabilitation department at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Conn.

Mohamed Mahomed, MD, joined Kansas Joint & Spine Specialists in Wichita.

Logansport (Ind.) Memorial Hospital welcomed Kral Varhan, MD, to the Logansport Memorial Physician Network.

South Side Hospital in Bay Shore, N.Y., promoted Michael Nett, MD, to chair of orthopedics.

William Ross, MD, joined Glasgow-based South Central Kentucky Orthopaedics.

Orthopedic surgeon Matthew Werger, MD, joined Tauton, Mass.-based Morton Hospital and Steward Medical Group in Brockton, Mass.

David Johannesmeyer, MD, an orthopedic surgeon with a subspecialty in sports medicine, joined Lowcountry Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in Charleston, S.C.

Commonwealth Health Wilkes-Barre General Hospital welcomed orthopedic surgeon Johnny Hernandez-Gonzalez, MD.

Rod Wigle, MD, an orthopedic surgeon in Bend, Ore., retired from practice.

Chris FitzMorris, DO, joined Mount Washington, N.H.-based Memorial Hospital.

Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, Kan., welcomed Terry Schwab, MD.

Emporia, Va.-based Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center welcomed Manish Patel, MD.

OrthoCarolina Lincolnton (N.C.) brought on sports medicine specialist Verano Hermida, MD.

The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colo., welcomed Armando Vidal, MD.

Sanjeev Bhatia, MD, left Mercy Health Cincinnati Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center to join Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group in Winfield, Ill., and became co-director of Central DuPage Hospital's new Hip and Joint Preservation Center.

Ali Dalal, MD, joined Fresno, Calif.-based Sierra Pacific Orthopedics.

Dover, Del.-based Bayhealth welcomed Justin Connor, MD.

Orthopedic surgeon Glen Rudolph, MD, joined Orthopaedic Associates of Duluth (Minn.).

Portsmouth, N.H.-based Atlantic Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine welcomed Michael Moorwood, MD.

Lew Schon, MD, joined Baltimore-based Mercy Medical Center as director of orthopedic innovation at The Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction.

Brian Buck, DO, joined Phoenix-based The CORE Institute.

Stephen Mitros, MD, retired from his practice at Mitros Orthopaedics in South Bend.

Orthopedic surgeon Glen Rudolph, MD, joined Orthopaedic Associates of Duluth (Minn.).

Oswego (N.Y.) Health welcomed orthopedic surgeons Michael Diaz, MD, who specializes in total joint replacements, and Greg Keller, MD, who focuses on shoulder and elbow repair.

Vincent Waldron, MD, joined Angola, Ind.-based Cameron Orthopedics.

Julia Bulkeley, MD, a pediatric orthopedic surgeon, joined OrthoCarolina Laurinburg (N.C.).

Thornton, Colo.-based North Suburban Medical Center's OrthoOne practice welcomed Darryl Auston, MD.

OrthoNeuro in Columbus, Ohio, welcomed J. Mark Hatheway, MD, and James Cassandra, MD.

Albany, N.Y.-based The Bone & Joint Center added three orthopedic surgeons to their staff: trauma surgeon Ernest Chisena, MD, pediatric orthopedic surgeon Abigail Mantica, MD, and hand and upper extremity surgeon Patrick Marinello, MD.

Virgil Meyer, MD, founder of Little Falls (Minn.) Orthopedics, announced he will retire in July.

Spine surgeon Keith Osborn, MD, joined Cummings, Ga.-based Northside Hospital Orthopaedic Institute.

Norwalk, Ohio-based Fisher-Titus Health added Tim Moore, MD, to its spine surgery staff.

Doug Beacham III, DO, joined The Spine Clinic of Oklahoma City.

Daniel White, MD, of Casper (Wyo.) Orthopedics now sees patients at Johnson County (Wyo.) Memorial Hospital.

Sports medicine specialist James Chesnutt, MD, joined Rebound Orthopedics & Neurosurgery in Vancouver, Wash.

Mark Ghaida, MD, joined Crookston, Minn.-based RiverView Health.

Albany, N.Y.-based The Bone & Joint Center welcomed Ernest Chisena, MD, Abigail Mantica, MD, and Patrick Marinello, MD.

Fatima Hospital in North Providence, R.I., named John Czerwein Jr., MD, chief of orthopedics.

Domenic Esposito, MD, joined Durango, Colo.-based Animas Orthopedic Associates.

Michael Holmoe, MD, joined Avera Orthopedics in Brookings, S.D.

Arthritis Total Joint Specialists in Lawrenceville, Ga., welcomed Robert Wood, MD.

Mark Warner, MD, resigned his post at Sheridan (Mich.) Community Hospital one year after joining.

Hand surgeon Michelle, Moyer, MD, joined Poughkeepsie, N.Y.-based Orthopaedic Associates of Dutchess County.

University of Alabama at Birmingham named Steven Theiss, MD, chairman of the department of orthopedics.

Springfield-based The Orthopedic Center of Illinois welcomed Varun Sharma, MD.

Chad Bender, MD, joined Centralia-based Washington Orthopaedic Center.

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Orthopedics and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians, both based in Bennington, Vt., welcomed Michaela Schneiderbauer, MD.

Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, Calif., named Kevin Shae, MD, the Chambers-Okamura Endowed Professor of Pediatric Orthopaedics.

Michael Veale, MD, joined Cleveland-based Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics.

Bennington-based Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Orthopedics welcomed Ivette Guttmann, MD.

Murfreesboro, Tenn.-based Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital hired retired orthopedic surgeon Richard Rogers, MD, as interim CMO.

Rifle, Colo.-based Grand River Health welcomed Hugh Brock, MD.

Melbourne, Fla.-based First Choice Medical Group welcomed orthopedic surgeon Allison Wade, MD.

Sharon (Pa.) Regional Medical Center welcomed Steven Hand, DO.

The Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron (Mich.) welcomed orthopedic surgeon Mark A. Petrocelli, DO.

Mark Hagy, MD, joined Avera Orthopedics in Pierre, S.D.

AllianceHealth Clinton (Okla.) welcomed Mark Moses, MD.

Sidney (Mont.) Health Center recruited Eric Sigmond, MD.

The Hampstead, N.Y.-based Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell named James M. Paci, MD, an associate professor.

Reno, Nev.-based Great Basin Orthopaedics welcomed Timothy P. Dooley, MD, to its team of providers.

Orthopedic surgeon Kandice Beenken, DO, joined Essentia Health Duluth (Minn.) Clinic.

Orthopedic surgeons Patrick Hall, MD, and Joel Zamzow, MD, began seeing patients at Grand Itasca Clinic and Hospital in Grand Rapids, Minn.

Athens (Ga.) Orthopedic Clinic welcomed Adam Cochran, MD.

Michaela M. Schneiderbauer, MD, joined Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington.

Jamestown (N.D.) Regional Medical Center orthopedic surgeon Timothy Volk, DO, will see patients at CHI Mercy Health in Valley City, N.D.

Lewes-based Orthopaedic Associates of Southern Delaware welcomed Joseph Farrell, DO.

Orthopedic surgeon Eric Verploeg, MD, is now seeing patients at Grant, Neb.-based Perkins County Health Services.

David L. Gilliam, MD, joined Baptist Health Orthopedic Clinic-Little Rock (Ark.).

Richard A. McCormack, MD, joined Manhasset, N.Y.-based Total Orthopedics and Sports Medicine's facility in Syosset, N.Y.

New York City-based NYU Langone Health named John G. Kennedy, MD, as the orthopedic surgery department's foot and ankle division chief.

Eric Grossman, MD, will lead joint replacement services at Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopaedic Institute's new location in New York City.

Cedar Knolls, N.J.-based Tri-County Orthopedics welcomed board-certified orthopedic surgeons Frank Capecci, MD, Ken Cubelli, MD, and Rocco Simmerano, MD.

John Hammerstein, MD, will lead Linton, Ind.-based Greene County General Hospital's new orthopedic and sports medicine clinic TeamOrtho.

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