Medical Education

Doctors Hospital

 

Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Institute

Thomas Baker, DO (General)

  • Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Internship: Doctors Hospital, Columbus, OH
  • Residency: Doctors Hospital, Columbus, OH

 

Orthopedic Specialists of Central Ohio  

James Cassandra, DO (General/Hand)

  • Medical School: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency:  Grandview Hospital, Dayton, OH
  • Fellowship: Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education (Florida Orthopaedic Institute), Tampa, FL (Hand)

Bryce Fincham, DO (General/Sports Medicine)

  • Medical School: A.T. Still University
  • Residency: Ohio University/St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Oschner Sports Medicine Institute, New Orleans, LA

 

OrthoNeuro  

Keith LaDu, DO (General/Sports)

  • Medical School: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine/Midwestern University
  • Residency: Doctors Hospital, Ohio University

Affiliate Staff

Peter Johnston, DO

  • Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency: Doctors Hospital, Columbus, OH

 

 

Grant Medical Center

 

Orthopaedic Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery  

    Kevin Pugh, MD (Trauma) (Director of Limb Reconstruction at Grant Medical Center)

    • Medical School: University of Iowa
    • Residency: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    • Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Medical Center

    Bruce French, MD (Trauma) (Chief of Orthopaedic Trauma at Grant Medical Center)

    • Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School
    • Residency SUNY Health Science Center, Brooklin, NY
    • Fellowship: Grant Medical Center, Columbus, OH

    Sanjay Mehta, MD (Trauma)

    • Medical School: University of Bombay, India
    • Residency: University of Bombay/Grant Medical Center, Columbus, OH
    • Fellowship: Grant Medical Center (Orthopaedic Trauma)
    • Fellowship: University of Florida College of Medicine(Adult Reconstruction)
    • Fellowship: Duke University (Research Fellowship)
    • Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh (Research Fellowship)

    Joaquin Castaneda, MD (Trauma)

    • Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine
    • Residency: Summa Health System
    • Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital

    Benjamin Taylor, MD (Trauma)

    • Undergrad: Wayne State University
    • Medical School: The Ohio State University
    • Residency: Mount Carmel Health System, Columbus, OH
    • Fellowship: Grant Medical Center, Columbus, OH

     

    Minimally Invasive Orthopaedics

    Ray C. Wasielewski, MS, MD (Adult Reconstruction)

    • Undergrad: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, BS Materials Engineering
    • Graduate Degree: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, MS Materials Engineering
    • Medical School: The Ohio State University
    • Residency: Pittsburgh Presbyterian Hospital
    • Fellowship: Rush Presbyterian, St Lukes Medical Center, Chicago, IL

    Metropolitan Orthopaedic Specialists

    Nathaniel Long, DO (Shoulder/Upper Extremity)

    • Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
    • Internship: Botsford Hospital
    • Residency: Doctors Hospital/Ohio University, Columbus, OH
    • Fellowship: Shoulder and Upper Extremity Surgery, Starpath Orthopaedics

      

    Grant Medical Center

    Ray Tesner, DO (Sports)

    • Undergrad: Penn State University
    • Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
    • Internship: Warren General Hospital, Warren, OH
    • Residency: Doctors Hospital/Ohio University
    • Team Orthopaedic Surgeon, Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL
    • Team Orthopaedic Surgeon, Columbus Destroyers, AFL
    • Team Orthopaedic Surgeon, Ohio University, NCAA
    • Orthopaedic Consultant, National Football League
    • Team Physician, Columbus Quest, American Basketball League
    • Team Physician, U.S. Olympic Ski Jump
    • Team Physician, U.S. Olympic Training Center
    • Team Physician, U.S. Olympic Nordic Combined Team
    • Team Physician, Columbus Xoggz, U.S. International Soccer League
    • Team Physician, Columbus Chill, East Coast Hockey League
    • Team Physician, Columbus Horizon, Continental Basketball Association
    • Team Physician, Otterbein College
    • Physician, Columbus Ballet Met
    • Team Physician, Hilliard Davidson High School, Hilliard, Ohio

     

      F. Paul Degenova, DO (Spine)

      • Undergrad: Youngstown State University
      • Medical School: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
      • Residency: Dallas Fort Worth Medical Center, Grand Prairie, TX
      • Fellowship: Spine Surgery PSC, Louisville, KY

       

        Timothy Iorio, MD (Hand)

        • Undergrad: Penn State University
        • Medical School: The Ohio State University
        • Fellowship: The Philadelphia Hand Center and Thomas Jefferson University

        Lance Maynard DO (Adult Reconstruction)

        • Undergrad: Miami University, Oxford, OH
        • Masters: Miami University, Oxford, OH
        • Medical School: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
        • Fellowship: (Adult Reconstruction) Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
        • Fellowship: (Hip Arthroscopy) Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
         
          

        Specialized Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Inc.

         

        Mark Hatheway, MD

        • Medical School: Ohio State University College of Medicine
        • Residency: Medical University of Ohio at Toledo
         

        OrthoNeuro

        Nicholas Cheney, DO (Foot and Ankle)

        • Undergrad: The Ohio State University
        • Medical School: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
        • Fellowship: (Foot and Ankle) Orthopaedic Associates of Michigan, Grand Rapids, MI

        B. Rodney Comisar, MD

        • Undergrad: Harvard University
        • Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH
        • Residency: Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL
        • Fellowship: Baylor Sports Medicine Institute, Houston, TX
        • Team Orthopaedic Surgeon, Columbus Destroyers
        • Team Orthopaedic Surgeon, Ohio University
        • Team Orthopaedic Surgeon, Denison University, NCAA
        • Team Physician, Licking Heights High School

        Gary M. Millard, DO (Hand)

        • Undergrad: Franklin Pierce College
        • Undergrad: University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
        • Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, MA
        • Residency: Oklahoma State University
        • Fellowship: (AO ASIF) Tampa, FL
        • Fellowship: (Hand) Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
        • Consulting Physician, Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL, Columbus, Ohio
        • Consulting Physician, Columbus Destroyers, AFL, Columbus, Ohio
        • Consulting Physician, Ohio University, NCAA, Athens, Ohio
        • Consulting Physician, Olentangy Liberty High School, Powell, Ohio

         

        Nationwide Children's Hospital

         

        Department of Orthopaedics

        Kevin Klingele, MD

        • (Interim Chair of Orthopaedics, Surgical Director of Sports Medicine, Director Orthopaedic Education, Director of Clinical Research, Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics at Ohio State University)
        • Medical School: The Ohio State University
        • Residency: Indiana University
        • Fellowship: Boston Children's Hospital

        John Kean, MD

        • Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine
        • Internship: The Ohio State University
        • Residency: Riverside Methodist Hospital

        Allan Beebe, MD

        • Medical School: Northwestern University
        • Internship: Northwestern University
        • Residency: Northwestern University
        • Fellowship: Hospital for Sick Children

        Jan Klamar, MD

        • Medical School: The Ohio State University
        • Residency: Mt Carmel Health System, Columbus, OH
        • Fellowship: Hospital for Sick Children

        Walter Samora, MD

        • Medical School: West Virginia University School of Medicine
        • Residency: West Virginia University Hospitals
        • Fellowship: Nationwide Children's Hospital

        Joseph Ruggles, DO

        • Medical School: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
        • Internship: Richmond Heights Hospital
        • Residency: Riverside County Regional Medical Center
        • Fellowship: Children's Hospital, Los Angeles
         

        Matthew Beran, MD

        • Medical School: The Ohio State University
        • Residency: The Ohio State University
        • Fellowship: (Sports Medicine) OrthoCarolina, Charlotte, NC
        • Fellowship: (Pediatrics) Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH

        Laura Gill, MD

        • Medical School: University of the West Indies
        • Residency: University Hospital of the West Indies
        • Residency: University of Virginia Health Systems
        • Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
          Julie Samora, MD
        • Medical School: West Virginia University School of Medicine
        • Internship: The Ohio State University
        • Residency: The Ohio State University
        • Fellowship: (Hand) Bringham And Women's Hospital

         

         

        Westerville Medical Campus Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Center 

        Gregory Berlet, MD

        • Medical School: University of Calgary
        • Internship: Calgary District Hospital Group
        • Residency: University of Western Ontario
        • Fellowship: Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy, University of Toronto
        • Fellowship: Foot and Ankle Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center
        • Consulting physician for Columbus Blue Jackets
        • Consulting physician for The Ohio State University Department of Athletics

        Terrence Philbin, DO

        • Residency: OUHCOM - Doctors Hospital, Columbus, OH
        • Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic
        • Director of Foot and Ankle Service for Doctors Hospital Residents
        • Consulting physician for Columbus Blue Jackets
        • Consulting physician for Ballet Met

        Christopher Hyer, DPM

        • Podiatric College: Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine
        • Residency: The Ohio State University
        • Fellowship: Advanced Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Fellowship, Columbus, OH

          Patrick Bull, DO

          • Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
          • Internship: Doctors Hospital
          • Residency: Doctors Hospital
          • Fellowship: Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Center, Westerville, OH

          The Ohio State University

          Division of Muskuloskeletal Oncology

          Joel Mayerson, MD (Tumor)

          • Medical School: Johns Hopkins University
          • Internship/Residency: Clevelend Clinic Foundation
          • Fellowship: University of Washington

          Thomas Scharschmidt, MD (Tumor)

          • Medical School: Northoeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
          • Internship/Residency: Summa Health System
          • Fellowship: University of Washington

          Marion General Hospital

          Marion Area Physicians

          Aaron M. Fritz, DO

          • Medical School: OUHCOM
          • Residency: OUHCOM - Doctors Hospital - Massilon, OH  

           Fairfield Medical Center

          Ohio Orthopaedic Center

          David Vaziri, MD

          • Medical School: West Virginia University
          • Residency: St. Louis University of Medicine

          Steven Priano, MD (Sports)

          • Medical School: Hahnemann University School of Medicine
          • Residency: Allegheny General Hospital
          • Fellowship The Ohio State University

          Mark M. D'Onofrio, MD

          • Medical School: Hahnemann University School of Medicine
          • Residency: The Ohio State University

          Athens

          Jason Reed (General)

          • Medical School: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
          • Residency:  St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo, OH