Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

Current Residents

2013 graduates

2013-14 Residents

Research Residents

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

Roman Trimba, M.D.Roman 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, traveling

R-5 Residents

Jennifer Jerele, M.D.Jennifer Jerele, M.D.
Undergraduate: North Park University Medical school: Loma Linda University Orthopaedic Interests: Trauma Other Interest: Hanging out with the family, soccer and running


Chris Gayton, M.D.Chris Gayton, M.D.
Undergraduate: University of Georgia Medical School: Medical College of Georgia Orthopaedic Interests: General orthopaedics and upper extremity  Other Interests: Georgia Bulldogs football, competitive waterskiing, working out

Brett LaFleur, M.D.Brett LaFleur, M.D.
Undergraduate: Oregon State University  Medical School: Oregon Health and Science University Orthopaedic Interests: Pediatric orthopaedics  Other Interests: Family

Jason Vourazeris, M.D.Jason Vourazeris, M.D.
Undergrad:  University of Southern California Medical school:  University of Cincinnati Orthopaedic Interests:  Shoulder/elbow, sports   Personal interests:  College football, soccer, golfing, Dayton Big Brother/Big Sister program

R-4 Residents

Liz Dulaney-Cripe, M.D.Liz Dulaney-Cripe, M.D.
Undergraduate: University of Cincinnati Medical School: University of Cincinnati Orthopaedic Interests: General orthopaedics, hip fracture outcomes, PRP, stem cell augmentation of rotator cuff repair Other Interests: Soccer


John Dundon, M.D.John Dundon, M.D.
Undergraduate: Ohio State University Medical school: Wright State University Orthopaedic Interests: Adult reconstruction Other Interests: Family

Peter Knoll, M.D.Peter Knoll, M.D.
Undergraduate: University of Notre Dame Medical school: Case Western Reserve University Orthopaedic interests:  Adult reconstruction Interests: Golf, cooking, travel

David Nelles, M.D.David Nelles, M.D.
Undergraduate: Truman State University Medical School: Saint Louis University Orthopaedic Interests: Spine surgery Other Interests: Triathlons, soccer, sand volleyball

R3 Residents

Matthew Cavo, M.D.Matthew 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

Jacob Deister, M.D.Jacob Deister, M.D.
Undergraduate: University of Cincinnati Medical School: Wright State University Orthopaedic Interests: Trauma, adult reconstruction Other Interests: Snow skiing, hiking, fly fishing, college basketball, dates with my wife, wrestle mania with my six children, and the never ending maintenance of my 15-passenger van.

Ryan Rieser, M.D.Ryan 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

R2 Residents

Joe Cox, M.D.Joe 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, 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, saltwater aquariums. 

Annie Stitgen, M.D.Annie Stitgen, M.D.
Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin Medical School: University of Wisconsin for med school Orthopaedic Interests: General Orthopaedics Other Interests: Skiing

Chris Wild, M.D.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, reading

R1 Residents

Zach DiPaolo, M.D.Zach DiPaolo, M.D.
Undergraduate: Calvin College Medical School: Wright State University  Orthopaedic Interests: Sports Other Interests: Trail running, working out, craft beer, fantasy football, video games, reading

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

Dan Luckenbill, M.D.Dan 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, hiking

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, beer

Last edited on 02/17/2015.