Residency Education : Current Residents

Current Residents

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Andrew Hiller, MD

PGY 5
Fellowship: Southern California Orthopedic Institute (SCOI), Van Nuys, CA- Sports
Medical School: University of Michigan
Undergraduate School: Northwestern University

Currently serving as a Chief Resident in Orthopaedics, Andy hails originally from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. A graduate of Northwestern University and the University of Michigan Medical School, he will be pursuing a fellowship in Sports Medicine at the Southern California Orthopaedic Institute (SCOI) in Los Angeles, California. His research and clinical interests include rotator cuff biomechanics, ligament healing augmentation, and comprehensive care of athletes of all ages from arthroscopy to arthroplasty.

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Charles Lawrie, MD

PGY 5
Fellowship: Washington University, St. Louis, MO- Joint Preservation, Resurfacing & Replacement
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
Undergraduate School: Rice University

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Clayton Carmody, MD

PGY 5
Fellowship: Harbor View Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA- Foot and Ankle
Medical School: University of Illinois
Undergraduate School: University of Chicago

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Jason Klein, MD

PGY 5- 2015/2016 Chief Administrative Resident
Fellowship: The Rothman Institute at Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA- Shoulder and Elbow
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
Undergraduate School: Duke University

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Raz Nicolescu, MD

PGY 5
Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX- Hand
Medical School: University of Miami
Undergraduate School: University of Miami

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Josh Rogozinski, MD

PGY 5
Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA- Shoulder and Elbow
Medical School: University of South Florida
Undergraduate School: University of Florida

Dr. “Rogo” is a Floridian through and through. He was born and raised in Jacksonville, FL and completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Florida, where he majored in Biology. He then studied medicine at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine before coming to the University of Miami for his orthopaedic surgery training. He is an avid family man, enjoying spending time with his wife, twin sons, and dog. He also loves all water sports, hiking, eating, and skiing. He will be training next year at the University of Pennsylvania in shoulder and elbow surgery.

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Marvin Smith, MD, MS

PGY 5
Fellowship: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA- Sports
Medical School: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Graduate School: Florida Atlantic University
Undergraduate School: Central Michigan University

As a South Florida native, Dr. Smith combined his passion for academics and athletics at Suncoast Community High School completing the prestigious International Baccalaureate program and becoming a decorated multi-sport student-athlete. He obtained Biology and Business Administration degrees as a four year varsity football letterman at Central Michigan University, receiving multiple accolades for both academic and athletic achievement during his time in Mt. Pleasant. Returning to South Florida, Dr. Smith obtained a master’s in Biomedical Sciences at Florida Atlantic University. During his time at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine he was inducted into the Iron Arrow Honor Society and graduated with Research Distinction. In his free time he maintains a healthy passion for sports both as a spectator and participant. He also enjoys travel, leisure time on deluxe balconies and spending time with his family, friends and fiancée who is also a HURRICANE. In August of 2017, Dr. Smith will join the University of Virginia Department of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine to complete his subspecialty fellowship.

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Lenny Buller, MD

PGY 4- 2016/2017 Chief Administrative Resident
Fellowship: Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), New York, NY- Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement
Medical School: Case Western University
Undergraduate School: Miami University of Ohio

After graduating Suma Cum Laude from Miami University with a degree in Microbiology, Lenny received a medical degree with special qualifications in biomedical research from the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. He is passionate about research, public service and teaching. Lenny’s desire to address healthcare inequities domestically and abroad was inspired by his volunteer experiences in Costa Rica and Honduras. He is also excited to be traveling to Bhutan to provide orthopaedic care in 2016. Lenny has received three research grants, resulting in the publication of 28 scientific articles and 65 presentations at medical conferences. Lenny plans to work as an academic orthopaedic surgeon, so he can combine teaching and research with patient care. In addition, Dr. Buller was recently selected by his orthopedic surgery co-residents to serve as the acedemic and recuitment cheif resident for the 2016-2017 acedemic year.

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Michael Hughes, MD

PGY 4
Fellowship: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Philadelphia, PA- Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Medical School: University of Miami
Undergraduate School: Vanderbilt University

Michael is originally from Washington D.C., where he grew up the youngest of 4 siblings. He attended Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, where he earned a degree in neuroscience. While living in Nashville, Michael founded two bands that frequently played at the various establishments in Nashville, and continues this passion by performing regularly for the Crossbridge Brickell Church. Michael attended University of Miami Miller School of Medicine where he is proud to say that his greatest accomplishment was meeting his wife here. When not working, you can find Michael hanging out with his wife and dog, grilling and cooking for friends, deep sea fishing, shooting sporting clays at the trap & skeet fields, and running in sandals (ask him, he’d love to tell you all about it!).

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Milad Alam, MD

PGY 4
Fellowship: University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA- Spine
Medical School: UCSD
Undergraduate School: UCLA

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Luis Grau, MD

PGY 4
Fellowship: The Rothman Institute at Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA- Joint Reconstruction
Medical School: University of Illinois
Undergraduate School: University of Miami

Dr.Grau is a Miami native and attended the University of Miami where he was accepted on academic scholarship and as a member of the Honors Program. After graduating magna cum laude and Phi Betta Kappa, he moved to Chicago to pursue his medical degree at the University of Illinois, Chicago where he was accepted on academic scholarship. He was president of his medical school class and went on to graduate as a member of the prestigious AOA Honor Society and with academic honors before realizing his childhood dream of practicing orthopaedic surgery in his hometown. Dr Grau has published several scientific articles in the field of orthopaedics and presented his research at both national and international meetings. When not serving his South Florida community, he enjoys spear fishing, boating, cooking and working out.

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Paul Rothenberg, MD

PGY 4
Fellowship: Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY- Sports
Medical School: University of Miami
Undergraduate School: Union College

Dr. Rothenberg grew up in Tenafly, NJ where he was a member of the hockey and football teams. He continued his education at Union College (NY) where he majored in English and was a 4 year member of their football team. After undergrad he worked in commodities brokerage market in New York City before pursuing a career in medicine. Prior to medical school Paul also served as the research coordinator for the William Lehman Injury Research Center and Army Trauma Training Center, both located at the Ryder Trauma Center. He attended the University of Miami for medical school where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society. By then end of his third year of training, Paul had 14 scientific publications and poster presentations. He will be pursing a Sports Medicine fellowship. Outside of the hospital he enjoys crossfit, maxing out, and University of Miami athletics.

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Karim Sabeh, MD

PGY 4
Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA- Hip and Knee Adult Reconstructive Surgery
Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University
Undergraduate School: Cal State

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Niall Smyth, MD

PGY 4
Fellowship: MedStar Union Memorial, Baltimore, MD- Foot & Ankle Surgery
Medical School: University of Newcastle

Niall grew up primarily in South America, spending time in Argentina, Brazil and Peru. Both his medical school and undergraduate training was at the prestigious University of Newcastle in the Northeast of England before pursuing a year of residency in London at Charing Cross Hospital. Prior to his orthopedic residency in Miami, he was accepted into a research fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery. With more than 35 scientific publications and over 75 abstract presentations he plans to pursue a career in Foot and Ankle surgery.

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Anand Patel, MD

PGY 3
Medical School: Rutgers University
Undergraduate School: Rutgers University

Dr. Anand Patel is from New Jersey and he attended Rutgers University for his undergraduate education and continued at Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School for his medical education. While in medical school, Dr. Patel was heavily involved in the community and started a teen mentoring program for which he received formal recognition. Due to his achievements while in medical school, Dr. Patel was elected in the Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society. In his free time, Dr. Patel enjoys playing tennis and basketball, which in Miami he is happy to say that he can do this all year around, as well as hiking and traveling.

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Max Seiter, MD

PGY 3
Medical School: UT Southwestern
Undergraduate School: University of Texas

Max was born and raised in Austin. The program camaraderie and operative experience brought him to Miami. He enjoys diving & the beach. He is rumored to be the fastest orthopaedic resident, although no other resident has raced him. Although physically intimidating, he is very affable on a personal level. 2016 achievements: featured in the members only Soho Beach House newsletter for his excellent Halloween costume, not once- but twice. He also really enjoys Widespread Panic.

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Chester “Chet” Donnally III, MD

PGY 3- 2017/2018 Chief Recruitment Resident
Medical School: Texas Tech University School of Medicine
Undergraduate School: Southern Methodist University

“Chet” was born in Dallas where he grew up playing hockey as well as earning the rank of Eagle Scout. He attended SMU graduating magna cum laude with degrees in Political Science and Biology. While an undergrad he worked at UT Southwestern performing clinical research. Due to his undergraduate leadership roles and academic achievements he was awarded a complete scholarship to attend medical school at Texas Tech University. He became heavily involved with various research projects while in medical school and was able to graduate with a Distinction in Research. He also was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He chose to train in Miami due to the program’s unmatched camaraderie, high volume trauma experience, program autonomy and amenities unique to Miami. When not training Dr. Donnally enjoys playing beach volley ball with friends, swimming in the ocean, hanging out on the beach, scuba diving, deep sea fishing, and lobster diving, all of which were new hobbies since moving to Miami. He is also an avid skier having attended elemntary school in Aspen and the #1 Dallas Stars hockey fan in Miami. His orthopedic research interests include projects evaluating cost efficiency, healthcare policy, patient satisfaction, and current trends in orthopedics.

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Nicholas Fort, MD

PGY 3
Medical School: Weill Cornell Medical College
Undergraduate School: Brown University

Nico grew up in Miami, Florida, graduating from Ransom Everglades High School in Coconut, Grove. He went on to attend Brown University where he was a member of the NCAA D1 Varsity Water Polo team and majored in Economics while working as an EMT on the local ambulance. He received his medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College during which his research focused on minimally invasive approaches in Spine Surgery. He was awarded the T. Thomas Campbell Prize for Excellence in Orthopedic Surgery from the Hospital For Special Surgery. When not caring for patients, Dr. Fort enjoys surfing, free diving, and fishing.

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Alex Ghasem, MD

PGY 3- 2017/2018 Chief Administrative Resident
Medical School: Emory University
Undergraduate School: University of Kentucky

Dr Alex Ghasem grew up in Louisville, KY where he later was accepted into the BS/MD program at the University of Kentucky on a full scholarship. After completing his undergraduate degree, Alex enrolled at the Emory University School of Medicine where he served as president of his class. In his time away from caring for patients, Alex enjoys tennis, boating, classical piano, and beach volleyball.

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Erik Zachwieja, MD

PGY 3
Medical School: University of Virginia
Undergraduate School: Miami University of Ohio

Erik grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, IL, graduating from Waubonsie Valley High School. He attended Miami University of Ohio, graduating magna cum laude with a degree in Exercise Science. Throughout his time at Miami of Ohio he worked as an athletic trainer and an athletic facility manager. Erik went on to attend medical school at the University of Virginia, in Charlottesville, Virginia. In addition to graduating as a member of the AOA Honor Society, Erik spent his 4 years in Charlottesville coaching youth soccer and playing competitive Men’s league soccer. He chose Miami due to the unrivaled operative experience and the resident camaraderie which cannot be matched nationally. In addition to playing soccer, outside of the hospital Erik enjoys playing tennis and exploring Miami’s eclectic restaurant scene.

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Nikola Lekic, MD

PGY 3
Medical School: Georgetown University
Undergraduate School: Boston College

Dr. Lekic grew up in Queens, NY, graduating from Regis High School in Manhattan. At Boston College, he majored in Biology with a minor in French. After college, he spent one year as the Orthopedic Trauma research coordinator at NYU-HJD. Nik then received a Masters of Science degree from Georgetown University in Physiology and Biophysics. He spent some time researching regenerative medicine and biofabrication of microvasculature structures at Weill Cornell Medical Center. He went on to receive a Medical Degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine where he was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society. Nik has 15 scientific publications and presented his research at 9 medical conferences. He plans to work in academic orthopedics where he can further pursue his interest in research and teaching. Nik chose Miami for its top tier orthopedic program with a particularly cohesive group of residents. In his free time he enjoys water activities, working out, running outdoors, and cooking (mussels and fries are his specialty).

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Augustus “AJ” Rush III, MD

PGY 2
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
Undergraduate School: Tulane University

“AJ” grew up in Dallas and is a true believer in the phrase “American by birth, Texan by the grace of God”. He went to undergrad at Tulane University where he graduated with honors. In medical school at Baylor College of Medicine he became very involved with orthopedic research. He was inducted into AOA based on his achievements and class ranking. In his free time he enjoys hunting, golf, fishing, grilling, camping, paintball, college football, free diving, fixing cars, and rock climbing.

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Adriana Urruela, MD

PGY 2
Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Undergraduate School: Brown University

Adriana Urruela grew up in Key Biscayne, FL. She completed her undergraduate studies at Brown University where she majored in Biomedical Engineering. One of the undergraduate projects she is most proud of is her honors thesis where she used computer modeling to describe the joint kinematics of the thumb CMC joint. She then wrote multiple publications focused on fracture management while working as a research assistant at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. She then went on to Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, graduating as a member of AOA. While at Columbia she jointed the Shoulder and Elbow Sports Research lab where her main focus was on developing a state-of-the-art computer model to accurately depict glenohumeral instability. This study was presented at the 2013 ASME Bioengineering Conference. In her free time she enjoys spending time by the ocean, paddle boarding, boating, and kayaking.

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Duc Nguyen, MD

PGY 2
Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Undergraduate School: University of Maryland

Duc Nguyen completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Maryland where he majored in Neurobiology and Physiology. He also graduated with high honors in Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics for his work in novel drug delivery under the HHMI Fellowship where his work resulted in a patent for a novel nanocontainer. He then went on to the University of Maryland School of Medicine where he was initially involved in radiation oncology research to evaluate Low Dose Fractionated Radiotherapy (LDFRT) resulting in multiple publications, presentations, and awards. He shifted his interest to Orthopedic Surgery during his clinical years and chose the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital for his training due to the high volume, great operative experience and ample opportunities for research. In his free time, he enjoys playing tennis, swimming, and exploring good restaurants.

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Kofi Agyeman, MD

PGY 2
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
Undergraduate School: Southwestern Adventist University

Kofi grew up in Woodbridge, VA. He attended Southwestern Adventist University, where he was elected Student Association President and earned the Eugene V. Thompsen Endowed Scholarship for exemplary student leadership. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in Biochemistry, and subsequently took his talents to Houston’s Baylor College of Medicine. At Baylor, he served as President of its chapter’s Student National Medical Association, earning a scholarship from the Houston Medical Forum. At Baylor he was formally recognized as his graduating class’ Outstanding Student in orthopedic surgery. Kofi came to Miami to train at America’s largest county hospital, where he strives to hone his skills for future patients. His scholastic interests include sports medicine, pediatric fracture care, and orthopedic care in the developing world. In his free time he enjoys basketball, basketball, his beautiful wife Renee, and basketball.

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Wayne Cohen Levy, MD

PGY 2
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Undergraduate School: University of Florida

Wayne grew up in Hollywood, FL and attended University of Florida where he earned his bachelors degree in economics and a masters degree in business management. He then went on to Albert Einstein College of Medicine where he was heavily involved in the student run free clinic. He eventually graduated as member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society and returned to his roots in South Florida. Outside of the hospital, Wayne enjoys basketball, cars, running and swimming.

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Akere Atte, MD, PharmD

PGY 2
Medical School: Howard University
Undergraduate School: University of Pittsburgh

Akere Chongwain Atte grew up in South Park, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Pittsburgh. He attended the University of Pittsburgh on academic scholarship, graduating magna cum laude from the School of Pharmacy. Inexplicably while in college he won the 2008 Homecoming King award. He is also proud of receiving the Myron Cope award (awarded by the university to students exemplifying commendable work in the classroom and in the community). Two months after obtaining his Doctor of Pharmacy, he attended Howard University College of Medicine where he continued his pursuit of leadership roles and academic success. He was elected class president in his first year, Vice President of the Orthopaedic Surgical Interest Society in his second year, Junior AOA in his third year, and graduated in the top 5 of his class. Akere’s clinical interest is in Sports Medicine having done past research involving the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and ACL reconstruction.

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Michael Mijares, MD

PGY 2
Medical School: Ross University
Undergraduate School: Vanderbilt University

Dr. Michael R. Mijares grew up in Miami. He graduated from Vanderbilt University and obtained his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine, where he graduated with highest honors. After medical school, he completed one year in general surgery at the University of Massachusetts and three years of Orthopaedic research with Dr. Loren Latta, PhD at the Max Biedermann Institute for Biomechanics, Dr. Sheila Conway, MD at the University of Miami Department of Orthopaedic Oncology, and Dr. Jorge L. Orbay, MD at the Miami Hand and Upper Extremity Institute. He authored a book chapter on complex wrist injuries and has several publications on forearm and elbow surgery. Michael’s current clinical and research interests include arthroscopic shoulder and knee reconstructive surgery.In his spare time he enjoys surfing, snowboarding, boating, spearfishing and training for ironman triathlons.

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Spencer Summers, MD

PGY 1
Medical School: University of Miami
Undergraduate School: Vanderbilt University

Spencer Summers grew up in Boca Raton, FL. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Vanderbilt University with dual degrees in Spanish as well as Medicine, Health and Society. While at Vanderbilt he was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. He attended the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine where he was also inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha and was the Tow Award winner from the Gold Humanism Honor Society. His research interests include Joint Arthroplasty outcomes and 3-D printed patient specific implants.

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Julian Lugo Pico, MD

PGY 1
Medical School: University of Puerto Rico
Undergraduate School: University of Puerto Rico

Julian completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Puerto Rico, where he majored in biology, graduating with honors. One of the undergraduate honors he is most proud of was obtaining the Luis Stefani Raffucci award (presented to the one student whom most demonstrates the values of superior education, service, and leadership). He then went on to the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, graduating as a member of AOA. His clinical and research interests include musculoskeletal oncology and the upper extremity. In his free time he enjoys reading, basketball, and scuba diving.

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Alex Butler, MD

PGY 1
Medical School: Georgetown University
Undergraduate School: Georgetown University

Alexander Butler grew up in Ramsey, NJ and attended college at Georgetown University, majoring in Human Science. He then completed the “Double Hoya”- obtaining his MD at the School of Medicine where he developed a strong interest in Orthopaedic Surgery as a student of Dr. John Delahay. While at Georgetown he served in several positions of Class and School leadership and competed and coached as a member of the club Olympic Weightlifting team. Alex was drawn to complete his residency at University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital by the unmatched operative experience as well as the large and tight-knit group of residents. Outside of work he can most likely be found either trying a new restaurant or swimming, golfing, diving and paddling somewhere around Miami.

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Hayley Ennis, MD

PGY 1
Medical School: University of Miami
Undergraduate School: University of Arizona

Hayley Ennis is originally from Lafayette, Louisiana. She attended University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ for undergraduate school graduating summa cum laude with a double major in Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics and Molecular & Cellular Biology and a minor in French. While in undergrad she also studied abroad at University of Capetown in South Africa and traveled extensively in the southern part of Africa. Following undergrad she worked at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, doing research on Lassa Fever, a viral hemorrhagic fever endemic to Western Africa, and traveled several times to Sierra Leone for this work. She graduated medical school from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine with Honors and an award for Research with Distinction for research done with Dr. Lee Kaplan on post-traumatic osteoarthritis following traumatic injury to the ACL and meniscus. Her hobbies include paddle boarding, wake boarding, playing basketball, boating, catching lobsters and fishing in the Keys, snowboarding, rock climbing and brewing beer.

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Sebastian Rivera, MD, MBA

PGY 1
Medical School: University of Miami
Undergraduate School: University of Florida

Dr. Sebastian Rivera grew up in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He attended the University of Florida for his undergraduate studies, where he majored in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology. He then went on to attend the University of Miami for medical school. In medical school, he enrolled in the M.D./M.B.A. combined degree program. His M.B.A. focus is Healthcare Administration. He enjoys spending his free time working out, playing basketball, and rooting for the Florida Gators.

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Mathew LeVelle, MD, MSE

PGY 1
Medical School: University of Michigan
Undergraduate School: University of Michigan

Matt LaVelle is originally from Flint, Michigan. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan in chemical engineering and went on to earn a master’s degree in biomedical engineering. After college he was employed by Columbia University’s Cardiothoracic Transplant Team. He then earned his medical degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Dr. LaVelle’s research interests focus on the translation of biomedical engineering into the operating room and clinical practice. His work on the design of a polymer-based artificial lung won an international award from the Cureus medical journal. In his free time he enjoys traveling, sports, and playing the guitar.

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Dhanur Damodar, MD

PGY 1
Medical School: University of Southern California
Undergraduate School: University of Southern California

Dhanur Damodar completed his undergraduate studies at University of Southern California where he majored in Biological Sciences and Business. One of the undergraduate honors he is most proud of was his guaranteed acceptance to medical school through the Baccalaureate/MD program. He then went on to University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, graduating with honors. His clinical and research interests include Sports and Joint Arthroplasty. His interests include: Traveling, weekends with co-residents, Miami beaches and restaurants, basketball, tennis, USC athletics, Louisville basketball.

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Dustin Massel, MD

PGY 1- starting 07/2017
Medical School: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Undergraduate School: University of Illinois

Dustin grew up in Chicago, Illinois. He attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for his undergraduate studies and graduated cum laude with a major in Molecular and Cellular Biology and minors in Business and Chemistry. Dustin attended the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine where he was heavily involved with the Department of Community Service (DOCS) student-run health fairs. Between his 3rd and 4th years of medical school, Dustin completed a Clinical Research Fellowship under the guidance of Dr. Kern Singh at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush focusing on perioperative outcomes of minimally invasive spine surgery. He graduated medical school with Research Distinction for research completed with Dr. Singh. Dustin chose the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital for his orthopaedic training for the resident camaraderie and the balance in education, clinical, and operative experience. In his free time, Dustin enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, working out, and playing sports.

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Ram Yakkanti, MD

PGY 1- starting 07/2017
Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine
Undergraduate School: University of Louisville

Ram was born in India and moved to Louisville, KY in middle school. He attended the University of Louisville where he completed an accelerated undergraduate program graduating in 3 yrs with a Magna Cum Laude in Biology. He continued at the University of Louisville for medical school where he immersed himself in orthopaedic research and graduated with a Distinction in Research. He has organized and participated in medical volunteer trips to East St. Louis, Punjab, India and Mufindi, Tanzania. He was drawn to UMiami due to the unparalleled operative experience, the supportive and educational relationship between the faculty and residents, as well as the great camaraderie in the program. He enjoys playing basketball, tennis and ping-pong in his free time.

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Colin McNamara, MD, MBA

PGY 1- starting 07/2017
Medical School: Charles. E Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University
Undergraduate School: University of Notre Dame

Dr. McNamara grew up in Fort Myers, Florida. He obtained an undergraduate degree in Physics from the University of Notre Dame. He then completed both his MD and MBA at Florida Atlantic University. As a medical student, Colin completed a research fellowship at Cleveland Clinic Florida under Dr. Juan Suarez. In addition to publishing multiple studies in journals, Colin won 2nd Place in the 2016 Florida Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting and 2nd Place in the Southern Orthopaedic Association 33rd Annual Meeting Research Poster Competition. In his free time, Colin enjoys following Notre Dame athletics, working out, and spending time with his friends/family.

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Evan Trapana, MD

PGY 1- starting 07/2017
Medical School: University of Miami
Undergraduate School: Emory

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Paul Allegra, MD

PGY 1- starting 07/2017
Medical School: Rutgers/RWJMS
Undergraduate School: Bucknell University

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Rafael Sanchez, MD

PGY 1- starting 07/2017
Medical School: Georgetown
Undergraduate School: University of Texas in Austin

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Azael Arizpe, MD

PGY 1- starting 07/2017
Medical School: UT Heath Science Center at Houston
Undergraduate School: University of Texas in Austin

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