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   PGY-4 Residents


Kendall Held, MD
Dr. Held graduated from Southern Illinois University School of medicine. He completed his internship at Southern Illinois University. Dr. Held’s hobbies and interests are outdoor activities such as camping, back packing, hiking, rock climbing, water sports, obstacle racing, country music and going to county fairs. He likes all forms of exercise especially swimming and Olympic weightlifting.


Nicholas Horan, MD
Dr. Horan graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. He completed his internship at Gundersen Lutheran Hospital. Dr. Horan enjoys spending time with wife, baby and dog. His hobbies and interests are basketball, golf, hiking, lifting weights and an abundance of cooking and eating spicy food. Dr. Horan is always looking out for new restaurants to try.


Christian Phillips, MD
Dr. Phillips graduated from Rush Medical College of Rush University. He completed his internship at Rush Medical College – Hennepin County Medical Center. Dr. Phillips’ hobbies and interests are mountain biking, soccer, photography and table tennis.

Jenny Smith, MD
Dr. Smith graduated from Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine. She completed her internship at Texas A&M Health Science – Scott and White. Dr. Smith’s hobbies and interests are cycling, cooking and camping.          

Trevor Tyner, DO
Dr. Tyner graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internship at Wake Forest Baptist Health in Winston Salem. Dr. Tyner’s hobbies and interests are activities that put him in touch with nature, such as hiking, swimming, biking. His favorite sporting activities are basketball, volleyball, tennis, Frisbee, football and soccer.


   PGY-3 Residents

Edward Ferrence, MD
Dr. Ferrence Davisson graduated from University of Alabama School of Medicine. He completed his internship at Carolinas Medical Center.  His hobbies include running marathons, half marathons and 5ks; organized and pick-up soccer, hiking and camping with friends.  In his spare time, he also enjoys dabble in woodworking and salsa making.

Scott Harrison, MD
Dr. Harrison, graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his internship at Carolinas Medical Center. He spends a lot of time doing community, academic, clinical and church related volunteering services. In his free time, he enjoys playing guitar, singing and songwriting, long-distance running, biking, reading and traveling.


Megha Mandalaywala, DO
Dr. Mandalaywala graduated from Rowan University of School of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her internship at Mercy Catholic Medical Center. Her hobbies and interests include experimental vegetarian cooking, watercolor drawings and oil pastels, acrayoga, pilates, dancing, traveling and learning how to fly planes.


Paul Weaver, DO
Dr. Weaver graduated from Lincoln Memorial University – DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internship at Augusta University - Medical College of Georgia. In his spare time, he enjoys playing in a local basketball league, running with his dog, hiking and enjoying the outdoors, watching most sports, floating, rafting the Nolichucky River.
Dana Westerkam, MD
Dr. Westerkam graduated from South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville. She completed her internship at Greenville Health System University of South Carolina. In her spare time, she enjoys playing tennis, hiking the Blue Ridge Mountains, visiting local wine vineyards for tasking, cooking, baking and reading. She grew up snow skiing and have recently picked up snowboarding as well.


   PGY-2 Residents

Wesley Hardgrove, MD
Dr. Hardgove graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. He completed his internship at University of South Carolina-Greenville. In his spare time, he enjoys music and working out.

Ryan McCarter, MD
Dr. McCarter graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed his internship at Vidant Medical Center. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, drawing/painting, woodworking, and soccer.

Lauren Mogk, DO
Dr. Mogk graduated from Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine-Carolinas Campus. She completed her internship at Carolinas Medical Center - Department of Internal Medicine. Her hobbies include running road races, traveling, tennis, yoga and cooking.

Kirstin Weider, DO
Dr. Weider graduated from the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her internship at Henry Ford Hospital. In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, hiking, cooking, and live music.

Eric Westerback, MD
Dr. Westerbeck graduated from Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine. He completed his internship at Riverside Methodist Hospital. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, baking, playing golf, traveling, and hiking.


Resident Complement - Alumni

Name Graduated     Medical School Current Location Fellowship/Practice
Andrew Davisson, MD 2019  Indiana University                       New Castle, IN Henry Community Health
James Kult, MD 2019   Creighton University    Omaha, NE  QLI Brain Injury Rehab
Ana Michunovich, DO  2019   Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine   Jonesboro, AR New Baptist Memorial Hospital
Chandee Payne, DO 2019   Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Charlotte, NC   Atrium Health Pineville Inpatient Rehab
Jordan Sestak, MD  2019   Southern Illinois University Springfield, IL Southern Illinois University SOM Neuroscience Institute
Zachary Bailowitz, MD   2018   University of Arizona     New York, NY   Weill-Cornell Sports Medicine, Fellowship
Lauren Chambers, DO       2018  West Virginia School of Osteopathic York, PA     OSS Health MSK Fellowship
Ignatios Papas, DO           2018 Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Bradenton, FL  New Regeneration OrthoPed
John Schmidt, MD          2018  University of Tennessee             South Carolina  MUSC Spine Fellowship
Quoc (Jonathan) P. Tran, MD            2018  Southwestern Medical School Birmingham, AL Alabama Orthopedic Spine & Sports Fellowship
Benjamin Brusch, MD 2017 University of Wisconsin School of Medicine Charlotte NC Atrium Health Sports Medicine, Fellowship
John Cunneen, MD 2017 State University of New York-Update Medical University Kingsport, TN UCF SCI Fellowship
Justin Gilbert, MD 2017 Louisiana State University School of Medicine Winston-Salem, NC Wake Forest Spine Fellowship
Elise McClanahan, MD 2017 University of South Alabama College of Medicine Atlanta, GA Emory Pediatric Rehabilitation Fellowship
Jonathan Silverman, MD 2017 Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine New York, NY Weill Cornell Pain Fellowship
Matthew Adamkin, MD 2016 University of Louisville School for Medicine Louisville, KY Faculty Physiatrist- University of Louisville
Nathaniel Crider, MD 2016 University of Minnesota Saint Cloud, MN Rejuv Medica, Regenerative Medicine
Cara Grome, MD 2016 State University of NY - Upstate Medical University Charlotte, NC Subacute Rehab - National Health Rehabilitation
Andrew Parker, MD 2016 University of Alabama School of Medicine Nashville, TN Staff Physiatrist - National Health Rehabilitation
Julian Willoghby, MD 2016 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Charlotte, NC Shirley Ryan Ability Sports Fellow – Carolinas Rehabilitation
Michael Worobel, DO 2016 Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine Newark, DE Interventional Medicine Fellow - Mid Atlantic Spine and Pain Physicians
Erik Diebolt, DO 2015 College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific Charlotte, NC OrthoCarolina Spine Fellowship
Ankit Gulati, MD 2015 University of South Alabama College of Medicine Mobile, AL Medical Director - Mobile Infirmary Medical Center
Alicia H. Lazeski, MD 2015 State University of NY Upstate Medical University Charlotte NC MSK - OrthoCarolina
Nicholas Wieczorek, MD 2015 University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Charlotte, NC Subacture - MedRehab Specialists
Justin Alexander, MD  2014 University of Alabama School of Medicine Charlotte, NC Physiatrist - Med Rehab Specialists
Corinne Locke, MD 2014 University of Virginia in Charlottesville Charlotte, NC Physiatrist - Royal Park Rehabilitation of Matthews
Terrence Pugh, MD 2014 University of Alabama School of Medicine Charlotte, NC Cancer Rehabilitation - Carolinas Rehabilitation
Charles Rhoads, MD 2014 Ohio State University Columbia SC Physiatrist - WJB Dorn Columbia VA
Katherine Crum, MD 2013 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Asheville, NC Physiatrist - Extended Care Physicians
Jeff Eliason, MD 2013 New York Medical School Atlanta, GA Staff Physiatrist - Atlanta VA Medical Center
Ben Lippincott, MD 2013 Indiana University Salisbury, NC Physiatrist - Hefner VA Medical Center
Ann W. Maxwell Miller, MD 2013 Virginia Commonwealth University Durham, VA Physiatrist - Durham VA Medical Center, Private Practice
Jamal Balouch, DO 2012 Touro University Charlotte, NC MSK/Pain Management Fellow - OrthoCarolina
Jacqueline McGowan, MD 2012 Medical College of Wisconsin Columbus, OH Ohio State Sports Medicine Fellow - Riverside Methodist Hospital
Paras Mehta, MD 2012 University of Michigan Charlotte, NC Integrative Medicine Fellow - Carolinas Medical Center
Jessica Mowry, DO 2012 Virginia College of Osteo Medicine Columbia, SC Physiatrist - Dorn VA Medical Center
Chloe Bomberger, MD 2011 University of Pittsburgh Salisbury, NC Physiatrist - W.G. Hefner VA Medical Center
Christine Groves, MD 2011 Indiana University Indianapolis, IN Assistant Professor - Indiana University School of Medicine
Hyung Kim, MD 2011 Texas Tech University Bethesda, MD Walter Reed Pain Fellow - National Naval Medical Center
Sheila Natarajan, MD 2011 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Indian Land, SC Co-Director - Integra Rehabilitation Physicians
Lisa Albanese, MD 2010 University of Wisconsin Bend, OR Wellness Medicine
Mandy Huggins, MD 2010 Indiana University Weston, FL Sports Medicine Fellow - Private Practice
Connie Edelen, MD 2010 University of South Florida Charlotte, NC Pain & Palliative Care
Susan Swint, MD 2009 University of Kentucky Lexington, KY General PM&R - The Lexington Clinic
Dave Scott, MD 2009 Eastern Virginia Greenville, SC University of South Carolina Sports Medicine Fellowship Greenville Hospital System
Katie Weatherhogg, MD 2009 University of Minnesota Springfield, MO MSK/Sports - Southwest Spine & Sports
Andrea Toomer, MD 2008 Louisiana State University at New Orleans Marrero, LA PM&R - Culicchia Neurological Clinic
Amanda Harrington, MD 2008 University of Miami Cleveland Heights, OH Spinal Cord Injury Fellow - Case Western Reserve University
Jesse Lieberman, MD 2008 Wake Forest University Charlotte, NC Spinal Cord Injury Fellow - Carolinas Rehabilitation
Kimberly Encapera, MD 2008 University of Louisville Las Cruces, NM PM&R - Rehabilitation Hospital of South New Mexico
Zachary Hauser, MD 2007 UNC-Chapel Hill Havertown, PA Premier Orthpaedic and Sports Medicine
Heather Havlik, MD 2007 Medical College of Wisconsin Charlotte, NC Sports Medicine Fellow - Atrium Health
Keneshia Kirksey 2007 So. Alabama College of Medicine Birmingham, AL Residency Program Director - University of Alabama at Birmingham
Catherine Foll, MD 2006 Loma Linda University Phoenix, AZ General PM&R
Sanjiv Lakhia, DO 2006 Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine Cincinnati, OH General PM&R practice with focus on outpatient MSK Medicine
Erin Wolff, MD 2006 Wayne State University Morristown, NJ Sports Medicine Fellowship
Matthew B. Shall, MD 2005 Medical College of Ohio Charlotte, NC Medical Director, Carolinas Rehabilitation, Mount Holly
Andrew I. Sumich, MD 2004 Louisiana State University at New Orleans Charlotte, NC Interventional Spine and MSK Medicine - Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates
Paul L. Jett, MD 2004 University of Kentucky Morristown, TN Advanced Pain Specialists PM&R
Conner Nguyen, MD 2004 Tufts School of Medicine Germany (Army) General Outpatient (OP)
Bobby Alexander, MD 2004 UNC Charlotte, NC Interventional Spine and MSK Medicine - OrthoCarolina
Tracey Cheatham, MD 2004 University of Kansas Kansas City General Inpatient (IP)/OP
Jeff Finn, MD 2003 Medical College of Ohio Pennsylvania OP general, PM&R
Philip Blount, MD 2003 University of Mississippi Jackson, MS IP/OP general (post-MSK fellowship)
David Levi, MD 2002 Eastern Virginia Virginia Beach, VA Interventional Spine and MSK Medicine
Patricia Shannon, MD 2002 Wright State University Charlotte, NC General Rehabilitation - Carolinas Rehabilitation
Amy Robbins, MD 2001 University of Louisville Greenville, SC General PM&R, inpatient and outpatient practice
Darryl Robinson, MD 2001 Medical College of Virginia Oklahoma Interventional Spine and MSK Medicine
Vu Nguyen, MD 2001 Michigan State University Charlotte, NC IP/OP CVA, Acupuncture, Residency Program Director - Carolinas Rehabilitation
Sharon Kanelos, MD 2000 University of Cincinnati Charlotte, NC OP General, PM&R -  Integra Rehabilitation Physicians
Paul Desmarais, MD 2000 Wayne State University South Bend, IA Outpatient MSK and General PM&R practice
Richard Ramos, MD 2000 University of Cincinnati Greensboro, NC Interventional Spine and MSK Medicine