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Where Do CMC Residents Go After Graduation?

Carolinas Medical Center Orthopedic Residency Graduates have their pick of the best fellowships and/or employment opportunities.

2020 Graduates and Fellowships
Aaron Brandt, MD – Pediatric Orthopaedics Fellowship – Children's Hospital Colorado, Denver, CO
Scott Dart, MD – Sports Medicine Fellowship – University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Michael Ransone, MD – Adult Reconstruction Fellowship – Rush University, Chicago, IL
John Ruder, MD – Adult Reconstruction Fellowship – Andrews Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, AL

 2019 Graduates and Fellowships

Vignesh Alamanda, MD – Adult Reconstruction – Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
Bryan Bean, MD – Foot and Ankle Surgery – Medstar Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Thomas Bemenderfer, MD – Foot and Ankle Surgery – Grand Rapids, MI; Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle – Grand Rapids, MI
Samuel Ford, MD – Foot and Ankle Surgery – Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Daniel Leas, MD – Spine – Indiana Spine Group, Indianapolis, IN
2018 Graduates and Fellowships
Chris Adair, MD – Foot and Ankle Fellowship – Baylor University Medical Center – Dallas, TX
Gabriella Ode, MD – Sports Fellowship, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
Sarah Pierrie, MD – Captain USAF – Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX
Paulvalery Roulette, MD – Hand Fellowship – Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center, Philadelphia, PA
George Vestermark, MD – Adult Reconstruction Fellowship – Orthocarolina, Charlotte, NC
2017 Graduates and Fellowships
Marc Angerame, MD – Adult Reconstruction Fellowship – Centura Health, Denver, CO
Nikkole Haines, MD – Adult Reconstruction Fellowship – Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, Chicago, IL
Michael Le, MD – Foot and Ankle Fellowship, Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Tampa, FL
Kevin Phelps, MD – Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship – University of Texas at Houston, Houston, TX
John Rodriguez-Feo, MD – Spine Surgery Fellowship – Emory University, Atlanta, GA
2016 Graduates and Fellowships
Phillip Bell, MD - Adult Reconstruction Fellowship – Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Tampa, FL
Crystal Perkins, MD - Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship – Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite, Atlanta, GA
Michael Ruffolo, MD –  Adult Reconstruction Fellowship – Rush University, Chicago, IL

Matthew Wilson, MD – Hand Fellowship – Philadelphia Hand Center, Philadelphia, PA

2015 Graduates and Fellowships
Chad Ferguson, MD – Foot & Ankle – University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Gavin Hart, MD – Hip and Knee Replacement Fellowship – Western University, Ontario, CA
William Huntington, MD – Foot & Ankle Fellowship – Medical College of Wisconsin

Harvey Montijo, MD – Foot & Ankle Adult Reconstruction – University of British Columbia, Montreal, CA

2014 Graduates and Fellowships
Michael Bates, MD – Adult Reconstruction Fellowship – Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
Julie Colantoni, MD – Hand Fellowship – Loyola University, Chicago, IL

Keith Gettys, MD – Pediatric Fellowship – Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, TX

2013 Graduate and Fellowships
Ben Jackson, MD – Foot & Ankle Fellowship – University of Utah
Elliot Robinson, MD – Hand Fellowship – University of VA, Charlottesville, VA

James Starman, MD – Sports Medicine Fellowship – University of VA, Charlottesville, VA

2012 Graduates and Fellowships
Jason Capo, MD
Dual fellowship Pediatric Ortho & Orthopedic Trauma - Starship Children’s Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
Tim Larson, MD
Mary S. Stern Hand Surgery Fellowship, Cincinnati, OH
Currently practicing at Texas Spine, Ortho & Rehab, Denton TX
Brian Scannell, MD
Pediatric Orthopedic Lena Sefton Clark Endowed Fellowship - Rady Children’s Hospital and UCSD, San Diego, CA
Currently practicing at Carolinas Medical Center - Charlotte, NC
2011 Graduates and Fellowships
Chris Bray
Pediatric Orthopedic Fellowship - Children’s Specialists, San Diego, CA
Currently practicing at Greenville Hospital System, Greenville, SC
Brian Loffler
Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship
Rothman Institute of the Thomas Jefferson University - Philadelphia, PA
Currently practicing at OrthoCarolina - Charlotte, NC
Norman Waldrop
Foot and Ankle Fellowship
Steadman Clinic - Vail, CO
Currently practicing at Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center -  Birmingham, AL
2010 Graduates and Fellowships
Nady Hamid, MD
Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship - Washington University of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
Currently practicing at OrthoCarolina, Charlotte, NC
Jeffery Krempec, MD
Hip and Knee Reconstruction Fellowship - Washington University of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
Currently practicing at DFP Orthopaedics - Kansas City, MO
Marshall Kuremsky, MD
Hand and Upper Extremity Reconstruction and Sports Medicine Fellowship - University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
Currently practicing at Triangle Orthopaedic Associates,Durham, NC
2009 Graduates and Fellowships
Kent Ellington, MD
Foot and Ankle Fellowship with Dr. Myerson - The Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
Currently Practicing at OrthoCarolina, Charlotte, NC
Chris Mann, MD
Currently practicing at Vidant Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Outer Banks, NC
George Trappey, MD
Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship, Houston, TX
Currently practicing at Imperial Health Center for Orthopaedics, Lake Charles, LA
2008 Graduates and Fellowships
Nomaan Ashraf, MD
Spine Fellowship, Los Angeles, CA
Academic Spine Practice, Long Island, NY
Chad Marion, MD
Shoulder Fellowship - Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
Private practice, Seattle, WA
Robert Morgan, MD
Sports Medicine Fellowship - OrthoCarolina, Charlotte, NC
Private practice, Atlanta, GA
2007 Graduates and Fellowships
Eric Edmonds, MD
Pediatric Fellowship - Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, CA.
Academic practice, San Diego, NC
Dexter Love, MD
Captain, USAF - Andrews Air Force Base Maryland, Washington, DC
Parag Phadke, MD
Hand Fellowship - Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA.
Private practice,Gastonia, NC
2006 Graduates and Fellowships
Thomas Large, MD
Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship - Harboview Medical Center, Seattle, WA
Captain, USAF, MC - David Grant Medical Center, Travis AFB, CA
Currently in private practice, Ashville, NC
2005 Graduates and Fellowships
Daniel Heiner, MD
Sports Medicine Fellowship - Institute for Bone & Joint Disorders, Phoenix, AR
Private practice, Arizona
Gregory Lundeen, MD
Foot & Ankle Fellowship with Martin Sullivan, Sydney, Australia.
Private practice, Reno, NV
Amanda Marshall, MD
Adult Reconstructive Fellowship- Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL.
Academic practice, San Antonio, TX
Joshua Patt, MD
Oncology Fellowship - University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
Spine Fellowship - University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
Program director - Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC
Currently in academic practice - Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC
Douglass Stull, MD
Shoulder & Elbow Fellowship - University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA.
Private practice, Lawrence, KS
2004 Graduates and Fellowships
Alec Kessler, MD (Deceased)
General Orthopedics - Southern Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Pensacola, FL.
Private practice, Florida.
Scott Porter, MD
Tumor Fellowship - University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.
Academic practice, Greenville, SC
Paul Siffri, MD
Sports Fellowship - Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY.
Private practice, Greenville, SC
2003 Graduates and Fellowships
Jeremy Johnson, MD
Sports Fellowship - Southern California Orthopedic Institute (SCOI), VanNuys, CA.
Private practice, Hickory, NC
Marc Milia, MD
Sports Fellowship - EPMC Sports Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA.
Private practice, Detroit, MI
Mark Tenholder, MD
Sports Fellowship - Insall Scott Kelly/Institute, NY, NY.
Private practice, Destin, FL
2002 Graduates and Fellowships
Eric Chamberlin, MD
Spine Fellowship - University of Pittsburgh.
Private practice, Pittsburgh, PA
Laura Phieffer, MD
Trauma Fellowship - Hennepinn County Medical Center (HCMC), Minneapolis, MN.
Academic practice, Ohio State University
2001 Graduates and Fellowships
David Banks, MD
Sports Fellowship, Australia.
Private practice, Georgia
John Masonis, MD
Total Joint Fellowship - London, Ontario.
Academic practice - OrthoCarolina, Charlotte, NC
Jason Pleimann, MD
Foot & Ankle Fellowship - Miller Orthopedic Clinic, Charlotte, NC.
Private practice, Arkansas
2000 Graduates and Fellowships
Robert P. Lonergan, MD
Private practice, Memphis, TN
Robyn J. Hakanson, MD
Sports Fellowship, New York, NY.
Private practice, North Carolina
1999 Graduates and Fellowships
Owen B. Tabor, Jr., MD
Private practice, Memphis, TN
James Fleischli, MD
Sports Fellowship, Birmingham, AL.
Academic practice - OrthoCarolina, Charlotte, NC
Scott Smith, MD
Private practice, Charlotte, NC
1998 Graduates and Fellowships
Stephen David, MD
Spine Fellowship, Madison, WI.
Private practice, Asheville, NC
E. Scott Middlebrooks, MD
Spine Fellowship, Philadelphia, PA,
Private practice, Atlanta, GA
Gregory Wolf, MD
USAF - Tucson, AZ,
Private practice, Memphis, TN
1997 Graduates and Fellowships
Steve Frick, MD
Pediatric Fellowship, San Diego, CA
Previous Program Director for the Orthopedic Residency Program - Carolinas Healthcare, Charlotte, NC
Currently Chairman of Orthopedics - Nemours Children’s Hospital, Orlando, FL
Michael Campbell, MD
USAF, Tucson, AZ.
Private practice, Knoxville, TN
Mark Easley, MD
Foot/Ankle Fellowship, Baltimore, MD.
Academic Orthopaedics - Duke University, Durham, NC
Ian Lin, MD
Private practice, Des Moines, IA
1996 Graduates and Fellowships
Bruce Cohen, MD
Foot/Ankle Fellowship, Milwaukee, WI.
Academic practice - OrthoCarolina, Charlotte, NC
Alan Valadie, MD
Private practice, Bradenton, FL
1995 Graduates and Fellowships
Stephen Smith, MD
Adult Reconstruction Fellowship, Boston, MA.
Private practice - Peachtree Orthopedics, Atlanta, GA
Stuart Smith, MD
Adult Reconstruction Fellowship, Boston, MA.
Private practice - Tennessee Orthopedic Associates, Nashville, TN
Pat Connor, MD
Sports/Shoulder Fellowship, Columbia University, NY.
Academic practice - OrthoCarolina, Charlotte, NC
Ron Singer, MD
Private practice - OrthoCarolina in Charlotte, NC