Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Current Residents

Residents and Faculty, Graduation June 2021

Residents and Faculty, Graduation June 2021


R5 Residents

Thomas Cheslik, M.D.
Undergraduate: The Ohio State University
Medical School: Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Orthopaedic Interests: Adult Reconstruction
Other Interests: Spending time with family/friends and my dog, working out, fantasy football, grilling, golf


Trenden Flanigan, M.D
Undergraduate:  Brigham Young University
Medical School:  University of Arizona
Orthopaedic Interests:  Hand Surgery
Other Interests: Green Bay Packers, woodworking, cycling, grilling, and my family.


Zachary Pressman, M.D.
Undergraduate: University of Rochester
Medical school: St. Louis University School of Medicine
Orthopaedic Interests: Shoulder/Elbow and Sports Surgery
Other interests: Piano, Minnesota's professional sports teams, fishing, grilling, exercising


Jonathan Rogozinski, M.D.
Undergraduate:  University of Florida
Medical School:  University of South Florida
Orthopaedic Interests:  Spine Surgery
Other Interests: Gator football, weightlifting, sports cars, all sports, and the Jacksonville Jaguars


R4 Residents

Ryan DavisRyan Davis, M.D.
Undergraduate: Florida Atlantic University
Medical School: University of Sourh Florida
Orthopaedic Interests: Adult Reconstruction
Personal Interests: Running, weight lifting, fishing, camping, and breweries


Eric Erb, M.D.
Undergraduate: Case Western Reserve University
Medical School: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine
Orthopaedic Interests: Undecided
Other Interests: Family, sports, golf, skiing, traveling


Fady Hijji, M.D.
Undergraduate: George Washington University
Medical School: George Washington University School of Medicine
Orthopaedic Interests: Spine
Other Interests: Traveling and backpacking, lifting, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, scuba diving


Andrew Schneider, M.D.
Undergraduate: University of Colorado
Medical school: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Orthopaedic Interests: Adult Reconstruction
Other interests: scuba diving, power lifting, martial arts, cycling, craft beer


R3 Residents

Joseph Henningsen, M.D.
Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Medical School: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Orthopaedic Interests: Trauma, Undecided
Other Interests: Basketball, weightlifting, Packers, Brewers


Scott Huff, M.D.
Undergraduate: Capital University
Medical School: University of Toledo 
Orthopaedic Interests: Sports, hand, peds, oncology
Other Interests: Spending time with my wife, family and friends. Hiking, biking, rock climbing, wood working, working out. 


Will Teachey, M.D.
Undergraduate: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Medical School: University of South Alabama College of Medicine
Orthopaedic Interests: Everything
Other Interests: Running, weight lifting, watching Premier League soccer, brewing beer, playing guitar and banjo, UNC basketball and Auburn Football


Jacob Vincent, M.D.
Undergraduate: The Ohio State University
Medical school: Wright State University
Orthopaedic Interests: Trauma, Spine, everything
Other interests: Family, Cooking BBQ, Craft beer, Golfing, Ohio State Football 


R2 Residents

David Brueggeman, M.D.
Undergraduate: University of Kentucky
Medical School: University of Louisville
Orthopaedic Interests: Undecided
Other Interests: Golf, running, spending time with friends and family, watching the Reds and UK basketball & football 


Andrew Stiene, M.D.
Undergraduate: Ohio State University
Medical School: University of Toledo
Orthopaedic Interests: Sports Medicine, Adult Reconstruction, Spine
Other Interests: Chess, golf, lifting, PC gaming, fantasy football, Ohio State Football 


Matthew Thomas, M.D.
Undergraduate: Walsh University North Canton
Medical School: Wright State University
Orthopaedic Interests: Undecided
Other Interests: Fly fishing/fly tying, Cleveland and OSU sports fan, Hunting, cooking, craft coffee, working out/lifting, golfing


Garrhett Via, M.D.
Undergraduate: Wittenberg University
Medical school: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Orthopaedic Interests: Trauma, Adult Reconstruction, Musculoskeletal Oncology
Other interests: Hobbying/maintenance around home and my vehicles; recreational firearm sports; triathlon; NASCAR; golf 


R1 Residents

Kenton Barry, M.D.
Undergraduate: Lee University
Medical School: Wright State University  
Orthopaedic Interests: Undecided
Other interests: Weightlifting, playing basketball and soccer, hiking, hunting, white water rafting, and traveling 


Fehmi Berkay, M.D.
Undergraduate: Thomas More College 
Medical School: University of Louisville SOM 
Orthopaedic Interests: Undecided
Other Interests: Backpacking, camping, gardening, playing basketball, Alabama and Packers football, traveling, biking, going to breweries, playing and watching soccer, tennis, MMA , running and weightlifting


Alexander Chase, M.D.
Undergraduate: University of Alabama
Medical School: Wright State University  
Orthopaedic Interests: Undecided
Other Interests: Backpacking, camping, gardening, playing basketball, Alabama and Packers football, reading


Arjun Minhas, M.D.
Undergraduate: University of Michigan
Medical School: Georgetown University 
Orthopaedic Interests: Adult Reconstruction, Sports, Trauma
Other Interests: Weight-training, playing basketball, horror movies, bourbons, University of Michigan sports, Cincinnati Bengals, Phoenix Suns


Research Residents

Joseph Lyons, M.D.
Undergraduate: University of Michigan
Medical School: Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University
Orthopaedic Interests: Undecided
Other Interests: Spending time with dogs, intramural basketball, drawing/sculpting


Humza Mian, M.D.
Undergraduate: University of Missouri- Kansas City
Medical School: University of Missouri- Kansas City
Orthopaedic Interests: Undecided
Other Interests: Tennis, reading, traveling, following automotive design, movies

 


Congratulations to our current Chiefs on their Fellowship matches!

Thomas Cheslik, M.D. – Adult Reconstruction fellowship at Orlando Health, Orlando, FL

Trenden Flanigan, M.D. – Hand fellowship at Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA

Zachary Pressman, M.D. – Shoulder/Elbow fellowship at John Hopkins, Baltimore, MD

Jonathan Rogozinski, M.D. – Spine fellowship at Spine Institute of Arizona, Scottsdale, AZ


Where Are They Now

2021 Graduates

Eric Kiskaddon, M.D. - Currently completing an Adult Reconstruction fellowship at The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Brett Meeks, M.D. – Currently completing a Sports Medicine Fellowship at The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Matthew Romer, M.D. – Currently completing an Adult Reconstruction fellowship in Jackson, MI

Casey Whale, M.D. – Currently completing an Adult Reconstruction fellowship in Tampa, FL

2020 Graduates

Michael Boin, M.D. – After completing a Shoulder/Elbow fellowship at New York University, Dr. Boin joined Orthopedic Surgeons, Inc., Kansas City, MO and will also be involved in the Kansas City University Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program.  

Matthew Dorweiler, M.D. – After completing a Sports Medicine fellowship at The Ohio State University, Dr. Dorweiler joined private practice with Premier Orthopaedics, Dayton, OH, and will be involved in the Wright State University Boonshoft SOM Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program.  

Jeffrey Reeves, M.D. – After completing an Adult Reconstruction fellowship at Holy Cross, Ft. Lauderdale, Dr. Reeves joined private practice at Piedmont Healthcare: Piedmont Bone and Joint, Statesville, NC

Neil Soehnlen, M.D. – After completing an Adult Reconstruction fellowship at Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Soehnlen joined private practice at OMNI Orthopaedics, Canton, OH

2019 Graduates

Christopher Battista, MD – After completing a Spine fellowship at Spine Institute of Arizona, Dr. Battista joined private practice at Lowcountry Orthopaedics in Charleston, SC 

Sarah Lamont, MD – After completing a Hand fellowship at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA, Dr. Lamont joined private practice at MercyHealth Orthopedic Specialists in Rockford, IL.

Jessica Lee, MD – After completing an Adult Reconstruction fellowship at Hedley Institute, Dr. Lee will continue her education completing a hip preservation fellowship with Dr. Omer Mei-Dan of the CU Hip Clinic in Boulder, CO.

Rufus Van Dyke, IV, M.D. – After completing a Shoulder & Elbow fellowship at University of Washington, Dr. Van Dyke joined private practice at MultiCare Health System in Covington, WA.

2018 Graduates

Zachary Dipaolo, MD - After completing a Sports Medicine fellowship in Kansas City, Dr. DiPaolo joined a private practice in Florence, SC.

Daniel Luckenbill, MD - After completing a Sports Medicine fellowship at University of Missouri at Kansas City, Dr. Luckenbill returned to Dayton where he is in private practice.

Roman Trimba, MD After completing a Spine fellowship at University of California, Dr. Trimba returned to Ohio and is currently in private practice in Cincinnati, OH.

Chad Williams, MD After completing an Adult Reconstruction fellowship at University of Buffalo, Dr. Williams joined a private practice in Richland, WA.

2017 Graduates

Joseph Cox, MD After completing a Spine fellowship at Texas Back Institute, Dr. Cox joined a private practice in Biloxi, MS.

Jedediah May, MD – After completing a Total Joints Reconstructive Surgery fellowship in the country of New Zealand, Dr. May began private practice in Twin Falls, Idaho near his hometown.

Andrea Stitgen, MD – Began practicing general orthopedics in her hometown of Madison, WI immediately upon finishing her residency.

Christopher Wild, MD – Began practicing general orthopedics at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Medical Center in Dayton, OH after completion of his residency. Dr. Wild remains actively involved in the residency program.

2016 Graduates

Matthew Cavo, MD – Completed a Hand fellowship in Rochester, NY, then returned to Dayton to join a private practice. Dr. Cavo continues to teach residents on the hand rotation and remains actively involved in the residency program.

Jacob Deister, MD – Began practicing general orthopedics in his hometown of Topeka, KS immediately following completion of his residency.

Ryan Rieser, MD After completing an Adult Reconstruction fellowship at Virginia Tech, Dr. Rieser is in private practice in Fishersville, VA, near his hometown.

2015 Graduates

Elizabeth Dulaney-Cripe, MD – Began practicing general orthopedics in Dayton, Ohio immediately after completing her residency.

John Dundon, MD – Completed an Adult Reconstructive Surgery fellowship at New York University then joined a private practice in Hackettstown, NJ.

Peter Knoll, MD – Completed an Adult Reconstructive Surgery fellowship at University of Virginia, then returned to his hometown of Evansville, IN where he is in private practice.

David Nelles, MD – Completed a Spine Surgery fellowship in California and is now in private practice in Concord, CA.


Many of our graduates live in the Dayton area and continue to teach our residents.

Name

Year Graduated

Specialty

Jerry Ahluwalia, M.D.

2008

Sports Medicine

Mike Albert, M.D.

1988

Pediatrics

Dennis Brown, M.D. 1989 Adult Reconstruction
Matthew Cavo, M.D. 2016 Hand
Matthew Dorweiler, M.D. 2020 Sports Medicine
Nicolas Grisoni, M.D. 2007 Spine
Michael Herbenick, M.D. 2005 Sports Medicine, Shoulder & Elbow

Jennifer Jerele, M.D.

2014

Trauma
Matthew Lawless, M.D. 2001 Sports Medicine, Knee
James Lehner, M.D. 1980 Pediatrics, Spine
Christopher Lyons, M.D. 2013 Hand
Paul Peters, M.D. 2010 Foot & Ankle
Shelli Powell, M.D. 1996 Trauma
Fredrick Reeve, M.D. 1999 Trauma
Joseph Rubino III, M.D. 2005 Sports Medicine, Shoulder & Elbow

Indresh Venkatarayappa, M.D.

2013

Trauma

Christopher Wild, M.D.

2016

General Orthopaedics

 

 

Last edited on 09/14/2021.