Program Alumni

Hand Fellow Alumni

Leonard 'Wade' Faulk

Leonard "Wade" Faulk, MD
2019 - 2020
Residency: University of Colorado, Aurora, CO.
Dr. Wade Faulk currently works in private practice in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at Panorama Orthopedics and Spine in Denver, CO. 

Christopher Chen

Christopher Chen, MD
2019-2022
Residency: University of Colorado, Aurora, CO.
Dr. Chris Chen is currently at TriHealth Hand Surgery Speclialist, Mary S. Stern Fellowship in Cincinnati, OH.

Julie (Johnson) Roberts

Julie (Johnson) Roberts, MD
2018-2019
Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Dr. Julie Roberts is a Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon at Virginia Mason in Seattle, WA.

Sean Morrell

Sean Morrell, MD
2018-2019
Residency: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
Dr. Sean Morrell is a Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon at UAMS Health in Little Rock, AR.

Jessica Wingfield

Jessica Wingfield, MD
2017-2018
Residency: University of Texas Southwestern and Parkland Hospital.
Dr. Jessica Wingfield is now practicing at Greater Dallas Orthopedics in Dallas, TX as a Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon.

Drew Newhoff

Drew Newhoff, MD
2017-2018
Residency: University of New Mexico, Albuquerque NM.
Dr. Drew Newhoff speciliazes in Hand and Wrist surgery at New Mexico Orthopedics in Albuquerque, NM.

Omar Dimachkieh

Omar Dimachkieh, MD
2016-2017
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.
Dr. Omar Dimachkieh is a Hand Surgeon at IronMan Sports Medicine Institute - UT Orthopedics in The Woodlands, TX

Sonia Chaudhry

Sonia Chaudhry, MD
2016-2017
Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases.
First Fellowship: Pediatric Orthopaedics, The Hospital for Sick Children.
Dr. Sonia Chaudhry is a Pediatric Hand and Orthopedic Surgeon at Connecticut Children's Speciality Group, Hartford CT.

Michael Pensak

Michael Pensak, MD
2015-2016
Residency: University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT.
Dr. Michael Pensak works at Ocean Orthopedic Associates in Toms River, NJ as a Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon.

Krister Freese

Krister Freese, MD
2015-2016
Residency: University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI.
Dr. Krister Freese is a Pediatric Hand and Upper Extremity Specialist at Shriner's Hospital for Children in Portland, OR.

Eric Heim

Eric Heim, MD
2014-2015
Residency: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
Secondary Fellowship: Children's of CO, Pediatric Hand Surgery.
Dr. Eric Heim practices at Baptist Health in Fort Smith, AR as a Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon.

 

Orthopedic Trauma Fellow Alumni

Michael Hadeed

Michael Hadeed, MD
2020-2021
Residency: University of Virginia
Originally from Virginia, he completed his doctorate and residency at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA. He is now practicing back at the University of Virginia!

August Funk

August Funk, MD
2019-2020
Residency: Maimonides Medical Center
Originally from Alabama, he completed his doctorate at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. He then went on to Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn for his orthopedic residency. He is now practicing at Carle Foundation Hospital, Illinois College of Medicine

Michael Maher

Michael Maher, MD
2018-2019
Residency: Allegheny General Hospital
Dr. Maher is an orthopedic surgeon with Allegheny Orthopedic Associates in Pittsburgh, PA. He is affiliated with Allegheny General Hospital and St. Clair Hospital.

Murphy 'Trey' Martin

Murphy "Trey" Martin, MD
2017-2018
Residency: Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
Dr. Murphy "Trey" Martin is an orthopedic surgeon primarily located in New Orleans, LA with another office in Saint Martinville, LA.

Michael White

Michael White, MD
2016-2017
Residency: McLaren Regional Medical Center, Flint, Michigan
Dr. Michael Alex White specializes in orthopedic surgery at Sanford Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in Fargo, North Dakota.

Stephen Stacey

Stephen Stacey, MD
2015-2016
Residency: Medical University of South Carolina
Dr. Stephen C. Stacey, Jr is an orthopedic trauma surgeon with Denver Health. He is also the Associate Director of Service for the Orthopedic Department.

Mark Hake

Mark Hake
2014-2015
Residency: University of Michigan Health System
Dr. Mark Hake is an Assistant Professor for the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Michigan Health System. Dr. Hake specializes in the treatment of acute fractures and post-traumatic reconstruction.

Natalie (Casemyr) Chilaka

Natalie (Casemyr) Chilaka, MD
2013-2014
Residency: Harvard Combines Orthopedic Residency Program - Boston, MA
Dr. Natalie Chilaka is an orthopedic surgeon in Glen Burnie, Maryland and is affiliated with the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center.

Jason McKean

Jason McKean, MD
2012-2013
Residency: Columbia University Medical Center - Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Dr. Jason McKean is an orthopedic surgeon in Brooklyn, New York. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals including Brookdale Hospital Medical Center and NYC Health and Hospitals-Coney Island.

Sean T. Burns

Sean T. Burns, MD
2011-2012
Residency: University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX
Dr. Sean T. Burns is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Concord, New Hampshire. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area including Concord Hospital and New London Hospital.

Jeffrey A. Toreson

Jeffrey A. Toreson, MD
2010-2011
Residency: University of Alberta, Department of Orthopedic Surgery - Edmonton, Alberta Canada
Dr. Jeffrey A. Toreson is an orthopedic surgeon in Edmonton, Alberta Canada. Dr. Toreson runs a private practice and is the owner of Jeffrey Toreson Clinic in Edmonton.

Jules Dumais

Jules Dumais, MD
2009-2010
Residency: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center - Lubbock, TX
Dr. Jules Dumais is an orthopedic surgeon, specializing in orthopedic trauma. He is with the Tulsa Bone and Joint Associates in Tulsa, OK and is affiliated with University Medical Center in Lubbock, TX.

Navid Ziran

Navid Ziran, MD
2007-2008
Residency: University of Rochester - Rochester, NY
Dr. Navid Ziran is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic trauma surgery. Dr. Ziran currently works at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix AZ and is an Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, at Creighton University School of Medicine.

 

Research Fellow Alumni

Nicholas Tucker

Nicholas Tucker, MD
July 2021 to Current
Nick has lived in many cities throughout the US, spanning from New Mexico and Nashville to Los Angeles and the Midwest. He completed his medical degree at Case Western in Cleveland, OH. He is currently in Denver, CO working as our research fellow. He matched for CU Orthopedic Residency and will soon be a Bony Buff!

Katya Strage

Katya Strage, MD
July 2020 through June 2021
Katya was born and raised in England and Switzerland, and moved with her family to the United States before high school. She received her medical degree from Texas A&M at Baylor Dallas and spent a year as an OB/GYN resident at UT Southwestern/Parkland Hospital in Dallas before realizing her passion was in Orthopedics. After her year in research, she matched in the CU Ortho Residency program and is now a proud Boney-Buff!

Lori Chambers

Lori Chambers, MD
July 2019 through June 2020
Lori is currently a Orthopedic Resident at LCH. After spending a year with the ortho research team, she matched at Suny Upstate Medical University Hospital in Syracuse, NY before moving to an orthopedic residency at Larkin Community Hospital in Miami, FL. She is loving her new residency program.

 

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