Present Future and Past Fellows

Education > Fellowships

The Mary S. Stern Hand Surgery Fellowship is a comprehensive, 12 month post graduate ACGME accredited fellowship. It is designed for orthopedic, plastic and general surgical residents who have completed their residency training.

The fellowship provides a comprehensive clinical education in hand surgery and is affiliated with TriHealth and the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. The fellowship is divided into four major rotations including the “Stern Service,” “TriHealth Hand Surgery Specialist Service," “University Service” and "Children's Service."

Present Fellows

Elizabeth A. King, MD
Residency: University of Michigan Health System

Dennis S. Lee, MD
Residency: Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Jonathan B. Slaughter, MD
Residency: Hospital of University of Pennsylvania

Future Fellows

Ashley Nord, MD
Residency: Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners

Caroline Wolfe Wurtzel, MD
Residency: University of Michigan Health System

Wenjing Zeng, MD
Residency: University of Rochester Medical Center

Past Fellows

John C. Carrozzella, MD – 1987-1988
Residency: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
10006 Cross Creek Blvd. Suite 416 Tampa, FL 33647
813 994 2060

Paul R. Fassler, MD – 1989-1990
Residency: Vanderbilt University Hospitals
Hand Surgery Specialists
10700 Montgomery Road, #150 Cincinnati, OH 45242
513 961 4263

Mark C. Clawson, MD – 1990-1991
Residency: Brown University
901 N. Curtis Road, #501 Boise, ID 83706
208 378 2868

John D. Wyrick, MD – 1991-1992
Residency: Wright State University College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Mail Location 212 Cincinnati, OH 45267-0212
513 558 2861

Bertrand F. Jones, MD – 1992-1993
Residency: University of Colorado College of Medicine
Pintlar Surgical Specialists
305 W. Pennsylvania, Anacondan, MT 59711
406 257 0253

Henry H. Lin, MD – 1992-1993
Residency: Washington University
Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists
601 W. 5th Avenue, Suite 400
509 624 4192

Robert L. Bass, MD – 1993-1994
Residency: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
UT Southwestern, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
1801 Inwood Road, Dallas TX 75390-8883
210 404 2650

John I.B. Pyne, III, MD – 1993-1994
Residency: University of Vermont
Down East Orthopaedics
404 State Street Bangor, ME 04401-6697
207 941 9550

Jon J. Cherney, MD – 1994-1995
Residency: University of Wisconsin Medical School
North East Wisconsin Center for Surgery and Rehabilitation
2323 North Casaloma Drive P.O. Box 7700 Appleton, WI 54912-7079
920 730 8833

Joel D. Krakauer, MD – 1994-1995
Residency: Mayo Clinic
623 15th Street Bellingham, WA 98225
360 738 6962

Steven E. Kann, MD – 1995-1996
Residency: University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Office and Research Park
5900 Corporate Drive, Suite 200 Pittsburgh, PA 15237-5843
412 369 4000

R. Bradley Wyrsch, MD – 1995-1996
Residency: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Springfield Clinic Orthopaedic Associates
2115 S. Freemont, Suite 1000 Springfield, MO 65804
417 882 6040

Mark A. Deitch, MD – 1996-1997
Residency: Hospital for Special Surgery, New York
Ortho Maryland 2700 Quarry Lake Drive Suite 300 Baltimore, MD 21209
410 308 1592

Leslie J. Schwendeman, MD – 1996-1997
Residency: University of Pittsburgh
Youngstown Orthopaedic Associates
6470 Tippecanoe Road Canfield, OH 44406
330 758 0577

S. Marcus Fulcher, MD – 1997-1998
Residency: Bowman Gray/Baptist Hospital Medical Center
Orthopaedic Surgery
Medical College of Georgia
1120 15th Street Augusta, GA 30912-4030
706 721 4263

Michiyuki Kono, MD – 1997-1998
Residency: UCLA School of Medicine
Kaiser Permanente
3010 West Orange Avenue Anaheim, CA 92804
714 236 2847

Kostas J. Constantine, MD – 1998-1999
Residency: University of Pittsburgh
Fredericksburg Orthopaedic Associates
3310 Fall Hill Avenue Fredericksburg, VA 22904
540 373 4602

David B. Fulton, MD – 1998-1999
Residency: Indiana University Medical Center
Moore Orthopaedic Clinic
14 Medical Park, Suite 200 Columbia, SC 29202
803 227 8163

Brian J. Hartigan, MD – 1999-2000
Residency: Northwestern University

Steven B. Huish, MD – 1999-2000
Residency: University of Texas Southwestern
Mountain Orthopaedics
214 West 1500 South Bountiful, UT 84010
801 295 7200

Michael J. Forseth, MD – 2000-2001
Residency: Loyola University Medical Center
Summit Orthopedics
310 Smith Avenue, North St. Paul, MN 55102
651 842 5200

Richard Kang, MD – 2000-2001
Residency: University of Pittsburgh
Peninsula Orthopaedics
111 Davis Street P.O. Box 2415 Salisbury, MD 21802
410 749 4154

Charles A. Goldfarb, MD – 2001-2002
Residency: Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Washington University – Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
660 South Euclid Campus Box 8233 St. Louis, MO 63110
314 747 4716

Rafael M. M. Williams, MD – 2001-2002
Residency: Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Wilson Medical
P.O. Box 1968 Wilson, WY 83014
307 733 5676

Matthew S. Bliss, MD – 2002-2003
Residency: Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Dean Clinic
1313 Fish Hatchery Road Madison, WI 53715
608 252 8000

Michael L. DiDonna, MD - 2002-2003
Residency: Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center
Orthopaedic Hand Surgery
Indiana University Health Physicians
13100 East 136th St, Suite 2000
Fishers, IN 46037
317 688 5980

Jon D. Hernandez, MD – 2003-2004
Residency: Duke University Medical Center
Coordinated Health
2775 Schoenersville Road Bethlehem, PA 18017
610 861 8080

Anthony M. Sestero, MD – 2003-2004
Residency: University of Minnesota
Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists
601 W. 5th Avenue. Suite 400 Spokane, WA 99024
509 624 2226

Scott P. Olvey, MD - 2004-2005
Residency: Emory University School of Medicine
Hand & Upper Extremity of Northeast Wisconsin
2323 North Casaloma Drive P.O. Box 7700 Appleton, WI 54912
920 730 8833

Harrison G. Tuttle, MD - 2004-2005
Residency: Fletcher Allen Healthcare, University of Vermont
Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic
3515 Glenwood Avenue Raleigh, NC 27612
919 781 5600

Scott D. Burgess, MD – 2005-2006
Residency: University of North Carolina
Michigan Hand Center
1111 Leffingwell, NE – Suite 200 Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Victoria D. Kubik, MD – 2005-2006
Residency: St. Louis University – School of Medicine
Orthopaedic Associates – Springfield Clinic
1229 East Seminole Springfield, MO 65804

Alexander S. Croog, MD – 2006-2007
Residency: New York University/Hospital for Joint Disease
Commonwealth Orthopaedics
8501 Arlington Blvd., Suite 400 Fairfax, VA 22031

Denise M. Durant, MD – 2006-2007
Residency: Fletcher Allen Healthcare, University of Vermont
Northwestern Orthopaedics
3 Crest Road
St. Albans, VT 05478
802 524 8985

Soma I. Lilly, MD – 2006-2007
Residency: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The Center
2200 NE Neff Road, Suite 200 Bend, OR 97701

Ryan P. Calfee, MD – 2007-2008
Residency: Brown University
Washington University – Department of Orthopedic Surgery
660 South Euclid Ave. Campus Box 8233 St. Louis, MO 63110
314 747 4716

John C. Elfar, MD – 2007-2008
Residency: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation
University of Rochester Medical Center
601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 665 Rochester, NY 14642
585 273 3157

Joshua P. Moss, MD – 2007-2008
Residency: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Orthopaedic Associates of Wisconsin
111 Delafield Street
Waukesha, WI  53188
262 544 5311

James A. Foley, MD – 2008-2009
Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin
Orthopaedic Associates of Wisconsin
111 Delafield Street
Waukesha, WI  53188
262 544 5311

Eric Fynn-Thompson, MD – 2008-2009
Residency: Brown University
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of Chester County
460 Creamery Way Exton, PA 19341
610 524 8244

Andrew C. Trueblood, M.D. – 2008-2009
Residency: University of Chicago
Orthopaedic Associates of Southeast Missouri
48 Doctor’s Park Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
573 335 8257

Adam Z. Franklin, M.D. – 2009-2010
Residency: Keck School of Medicine – University of Southern California
Sea View Orthopeadics
653 Camino de los Mares, Suite 109 San Clemente, CA 92673

David K. Mikolyzk, M.D. – 2009-2010
Residency: Loyola University of Chicago Health System
Lakeshore Orthopaedics
1650 S. 41st Street Manitowoc, WI 54220
920 320 5241

Michael R. Paczas, Jr., M.D. – 2009-2010
Residency: University Hospitals of Cleveland
TriHealth Hand Surgery Specialists
10700 Montgomery Road, Suite 150, Cincinnati, OH 45242
513 853 6000

Safi R. Faruqui, D.O. – 2010-2011
Residency: St. Vincents Mercy Medical Center
TriHealth Hand Surgery Specialists
10700 Montgomery Road, Suite 150
Cincinnati, OH  45242
513 853 6000

Jessica H. Peelman, M.D. – 2010-2011
Residency: Northwestern University
Core Physicians
3 Alumni Drive, Suite 301 Exeter, NH 03833
603 778 7975

Joyce M. Wilson, M.D. – 2010-2011
Residency: Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
JCMG Orthopaedic Center
1225 W. Stadium Blvd Jefferson City, MO 65109
573 635 5264

Joshua G. Bales, M.D. – 2011-2012
Residency: University of California, Los Angeles
Northwest Orthopaedics
875 Swoft Blvd, Richland, WA 99352
509 946 1654

Stephen A. Hoover, M.D. – 2011-2012
Residency: University of North Carolina
Martha Jefferson Orthopaedics, Pantops
595 Martha Jefferson Drive
Charlottesville, VA  22911
434 654 5575

Lindley B. Wall, M.D. – 2011-2012
Residency: Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis
Washington University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
660 South Euclid, Campus Box 8233, St. Louis, MO 63110
314 747 4716

John C. Berschback, M.D. – 2012-2013
Residency: Northwestern University
Chippewa Valley Orthopaedic and Sport Medicine
1200 North 10th Street West, Suite A, Altoona, WI 54720
314 747 4716

Timothy B. Larson, M.D. – 2012-2013
Residency: Carolinas Medical Center
Texas Spine, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
2900 I-35 North, Suite 200, Denton, TX 76201
314 747-4716

Chirag M. Shah, M.D. – 2012-2013
Residency: Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis
Chicago Center for Surgery of the Hand
737 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 700, Chicago, IL 60611
312 337-6960

Reid W. Draeger, MD — 2013-2014
Residency: University of North Carolina
Department of Orthopaedics
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
340 Bioinformatics Bldg., CB #7055
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7055
919-962-5941

Meredith N. Osterman, MD — 2013-2014
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
The Philadelphia Hand Center
700 S. Henderson Road
Suite 200
King of Prussia, PA 19406
610-768-5941

Philip To, MD — 2013-2014
Residency: Vanderbilt University
OrthoArizona - Arizona Bone and Joint
5620 East Bell Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
602-493-9361

Brandon Devers, MD – 2014-2015
Residency: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Lexington Clinic
700 Bob-O-Link Drive
Lexington, KY  40504
859 258 8250

Benjamin Gray, MD – 2014-2015
Residency: Washington University – Barnes-Jewish Hospitals
Penn Orthopaedics
1 Cathcart
800 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, PA  19107
215 829 2078

John Lien, MD – 2014-2015
Residency: University of Michigan Health System
University of Michigan
South Main Orthopaedics
Huron Valley Professional Bldg.
2098 South Main St.
Ann Arbor, MI  48103
734 998 6541

Laith Al-Shihabi, MD - 2015-2016
Residency: Rush University Medical Center
Orthopaedic Associates of Wisconsin
N15 W28300 Golf Road, Pewaukee, WI 53072
262 544 5311

Orrin Franko, MD - 2015-2016
Residency: University of California, San Diego
Easy Bay Hand Medical Center
13690 E. 14th St., #200, San Leandro, CA 94578
510 297 0550

Andre Ivy, MD - 2015-2016
Residency: Northwestern McGaw Medical Center
Dupage Medical Group
1100 W. 31st St., Suite 300, Downers Grove, IL, 60515
630 469 9200

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