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SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Alumni

A list of where Orthopaedic Surgery residents have gone on to.


Class of 2016

Resident Specialty Fellowship

Benjamin Browning, M.D.

Sports  
David  Frumberg, M.D. Pediatrics  

Damon Greene, M.D.

Sports  
Jeffrey Mait , M.D. Sports  
Justin Tsai, M.D. Foot & Ankle  
Christian Zaino, M.D. Hand  

Class of 2015

Resident Specialty Fellowship
Adam Adler, M.D. Trauma Stanford Medical Center, CA
Melissa Arie, M.D. Hand Philadelphia Hand Center, PA
Niladri Basu, M.D. Trauma Virginia Commonwealth, VA
Dante Leven, D.O. Spine Mount Sinai Hospital, NY
Ashish Patel, M.D. Spine Hospital for Special Surgery, NY
Paul Perdue, M.D. Trauma Hospital for Special Surgery, NY

Class of 2014

Resident Specialty Fellowship
Bryan Conti, M.D. Sports Sports Orthopedic & Rehabilitation Medicine, CA
John Foley, M.D. Hand Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, NY
Diana Lau, M.D. Sports Laguna Sports Clinic, CA
Ardalan Nourian, M.D. Spine San Diego Spine, CA
Christen Russo, M.D. Peds New York-Presbyterian Columbia University, NY
Alexander Tejani, M.D. Sports Ochsner Clinic, New Orleans, LA

Class of 2013

Resident Specialty Fellowship
Chibuikem Akamnonu, M.D. Spine NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, NY
Michael Chuang, M.D. Sports Laguna Sports Clinic, CA
Rami Elkhechen, M.D. Sports Ochsner Clinic, New Orleans, LA
Yevgeniy Korshunov, M.D. Joint Recon Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY
Angel Macagno, M.D. Spine NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, NY
Joshua Mitgang, M.D. Hand NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, NY

Class of 2012

Resident Specialty Fellowship
Brock Adams, M.D. Oncology Washington Cancer Institute, DC
Max Berdichevsky, M.D. Spine Oregon Health & Science University, OR
Monet France, M.D. Sports Plancher Orthopaedics & Sports Med., CT
Lauren Grossman, M.D. Hand Stony Brook University Hospital, NY
Christopher Passariello, M.D. General Private Practice, NJ
Nadine Williams, M.D. Oncology Jackson Memorial, Miami, FL

Class of 2011

Resident Specialty Fellowship
Alexandra Carrer, M.D. Spine UC-San Francisco Spine Center, CA
Steven Caruso, M.D. Trauma Grant Medical Center., Columbus, OH
Evan Gaines, M.D. Sports University at Buffalo, NY
Jules David Hip-Flores, M.D. Joint Recon Rubin Institute for Advanced Ortho., MD
Meelan Patel, M.D. Trauma University of Pittsburgh Medical Center , PA
Neil Pathare, M.D. Sports Lenox Hill Hospital, NY

Class of 2010

Resident Specialty Fellowship
Johnny Arnouk, M.D. Sports Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Ezra Berkowitz, M.D. Pediatrics Nemours Children's Hospital., FL
David Gallagher, M.D. Sports University at Buffalo, NY
Vlad Gendelman, M.D. General Private Practice, Los Angeles, CA
Matthew Gordon, M.D. Sports Cincinnati Sports Medicine, OH
Gus Leotta, M.D. Sports UHZ Sports Medicine Institute , FL

Class of 2009

Resident Specialty Fellowship
Emil Azer, M.D. Trauma University of Pittsburgh Medical Cent., PA
Bennett Brown, M.D. Hand University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Prouskeh Ebrahimpour, M.D. Joint Recon Hospital for Special Surgery, NY
Elan Goldwyn, M.D. Trauma Cowley Shock Trauma Center, MD
Nael Shanti, M.D. Spine New England Baptist (Tufts), MA
Lee Zuckerman, M.D. Oncology Mount Sinai Hospital, NY

Class of 2008

Resident Specialty Fellowship
Alexander Cho, M.D. Sports Sportsmed Orthopaedic Group, SF, CA
Gregory Khounganian, M.D. Spine Southern California Orthopedic Institute, CA
Chinedu Nwosa, M.D. Trauma Harborview Medical Center/UW Medicine, WA
Hajeer Sabet, M.D. Spine Rush University, Chicago, IL
Andrew Steiner, M.D. Trauma Case Western Reserve University , OH
Moshe Wilker, M.D. Spine Spine Group Beverly Hills , CA

Class of 2007

Resident Specialty Fellowship
Michael Elman, M.D. Sports Boston University School of Medicine, MA
Ariel Goldman, M.D. Trauma Hospital for Special Surgery, NY
Justin Kubeck, M.D. Spine UC San Diego Medical Center, CA
Kamran Majid, M.D. Spine William Beaumont Hospital, MI
Sharoun Porat, M.D. Sports The Sports Clinic, Laguna Hills, CA
Michael Serra, M.D. Trauma Temple University, PA

Class of 2006

Resident Specialty Fellowship
Jason Magnani, M.D. General Private Practice
Brian Miller, M.D. Trauma University of California Davis, CA
Tadhg O'Gara, M.D. Spine New England Baptist, MA
Carl Paulino, M.D. Spine NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, NY
Igor Rubinshteyn, M.D. General Private Practice
Vivek Sood, M.D. Joint Recon Rush University, IL

Class of 2005

Resident Specialty Fellowship
Jamal Ahmad, M.D. Foot & Ankle Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, PA
Mario Brkaric, M.D. Spine William Beaumont Hospital, MI
Mark Bursztyn, M.D. Sports Georgetown/Nirschi Clinic, DC
Robert Howard, M.D. Trauma Duke University Medical Center, NC
Alan Oster, M.D. Trauma University of Kentucky, KY
Itchak Schwarzbard, M.D. Hand Tufts University / NEMC. MA

Class of 2004

Resident Specialty Fellowship
Neil Ghany, M.D. Hand Jackson Memorial Hospital, FL
Sean Lager, M.D. Sports Union Memorial Hospital, MD
Sameer Mathur, M.D. Spine Rush Presbyterian Medical Center, IL
Dominique Nickson, M.D. Foot & Ankle Baylor University Medical Center, TX
Saqib Rehman, M.D. Trauma Temple University Hospital, PA
Bindesh Shah, M.D. Joint Recon University of California Medical Center , CA

Class of 2003

Resident Specialty Fellowship
Frederick Lee, M.D. Joint Recon Tampa General, FL
Ulises Militano, M.D. Trauma Tampa General, FL
Kevin Rosas, M.D. Foot & Ankle

Medical College of Wisconsin, WI

Abhindrajeet Sandhu, M.D. Joint Recon Tampa General, FL
John Sullivan, M.D. Joint Recon Johns Hopkins University, MD
Franco Vigna, M.D. Spine Maryland Spinal Reconstructive Surgery, MD

Class of 2002

Resident Specialty Fellowship
Andrew Castro, M.D. Spine University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, CO
Pamela Levine, M.D. Hand NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, NY
Andrew Moulton, M.D. Spine NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, NY
Nilesh Patel, M.D. Foot & Ankle University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA
Kenneth Sands, M.D. Joint Recon Florida Orthopedic Institute, FL
David Zaret, M.D. Foot & Ankle Union Memorial Hospital, MD

Class of 2001

Resident Specialty Fellowship
Jose Cancio, M.D. Trauma Hennepin County Medical Center, MN
Stephen Enguidanos, M.D. Spine University of Colorado-Ortho. & Spine Cent., CO
Peter Krause, M.D. Trauma

Detroit Receiving Hospital, MI

David Neuman, M.D. Sports Temple University Hospital, PA
Michael Stracher, M.D. Hand NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, NY