Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

Current Residents

2015 Othropaedic resident graduates


R5 Residents

Matthew CavoMatthew Cavo, M.D.
Undergrad: University of Notre Dame
Medical School: Ohio State University
Orthopedic interests: Hand, upper extremity, association between diabetes, obesity, and short term outcomes among patients surgically treated for ankle fractures
Research: Association between diabetes, obesisty and short-term outcomes among patients sugically treated for ankle fractures.


Jacob Deister, M.D.Jacob Deister, M.D.
Undergrafd: Cedarville University
Graduate School (M.B.A.): University of Cincinnati
Medical School: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine
Professional Interests: Arthroplasty, fractures
Other Interests: Snow skiing, fly fishing, Kansas basketball


Ryan RieserRyan Rieser, M.D.
Undergraduate: North Carolina State University
Medical school: Wake Forest University
Orthopaedic Interests: Adult reconstruction, hip preservation
Other Interests: Hanging out with my pets and my wife


R4 Residents

Joe CoxJoe Cox, M.D.
Undergraduate: Birmingham-Southern College
Medical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Orthopaedic Interests: Sports, trauma, spine, joints, shoulder/elbow, general orthopaedics
Other Interests: Guitar, exercising and hunting


Jed May, M.D.Jed May, M.D.
Undergraduate: Texas Tech University
Medical School: Texas Tech University
Orthopaedic Interests: Sports, adult reconstruction, clinical research
Personal Interests: Snow skiing, scuba diving, fly fishing, hunting, gardening, playing the guitar, recording music and saltwater aquariums. 


Annie StitgenAnnie Stitgen, M.D.
Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Medical School: University of Wisconsin
Orthopaedic Interests: General orthopaedics
Other Interests: Skiing, traveling


Chris Wild, M.D.
Undergraduate: Oklahoma State University
Medical School: University of Oklahoma
Orthopaedic Interests: General orthopaedics
Other Interests: Oklahoma State football and basketball, OKC Thunder, playing any sport, shooting, hunting, working out and reading


R3 Residents

Zach DiPaoloZach DiPaolo, M.D.
Undergraduate: Calvin College
Medical School: Wright State University 
Orthopaedic Interests: Sports
Personal Interests: Trail running, working out, craft beer, fantasy football, reading, my dog


Dan LuckenbillDan Luckenbill, M.D.
Undergraduate: Wright State University
Medical School: Wright State University
Orthopaedic Interests: Joints, sports, general orthopaedics
Other Interests: Woodworking, snow skiing, scuba diving, sailing, traveling and hiking


Roman TrimbaRoman Trimba, M.D. Undergraduate: Brooklyn College Medical School: Jefferson Medical College Orthopaedic Interests: Spine, stem cell derivation, characterization, and manipulation of the preadipocyte Other Interests: Billiards, grilling, international relations, history and traveling


Chad WilliamsChad Williams, M.D. Undergraduate: Idaho State University Medical School: Creighton University  Orthopaedic Interests: Hand, joints, sports Other Interests: Triathlons and woodworking


Jess Lee, M.D.R2 Residents

Jessica Lee, M.D.
Undergraduate: University of Notre Dame
Medical School: Indiana University
Orthopaedic Interests: Undecided
Other Interests: Rock climbing, ultimate Frisbee, running and reading


Rufus Van Dyke, M.D.Rufus Van Dyke, M.D.
Undergraduate: Westminster College
Medical school: University of Washington
Orthopaedic Interests: Undecided
Other interests: Soccer, rock climbing, snowboarding, reading, running and beverages abounding in hops

Last edited on 08/27/2015.