Recent Graduates | UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (2023)

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2022 Graduates Sachin Allahabadi, MD Monica Coughlan, MD Arin Kim, MD Heather Roberts, MD Erika Roddy, MD Will Rubenstein, MD Hao-Hua Wu, MD 2021 Graduates Andrew Figoni, MD Alex Gornitzky, MD Gopal Lalchandani, MD Erik McDonald, MD Laura Moore, MD, PhD Nicholas Satariano, MD Musa Zaid, MD 2020 Graduates Ilya Bendich, MD Erik Geiger, MD Trevor Grace, MD Kevin Hwang, MD Justin Krogue, MD Jeffrey Mulvihill, MD Caitlin Rugg, MD 2019 Graduates Jessica Bryant,MD Jonathan Cheah, MD Patrick Curran, MD Krishn Khanna, MD Joseph Patterson, MD Austin Pitcher, MD Stephanie Wong, MD 2018 Graduates Kevin Choo,MD Debbie Dang, MD, Ph.D Deeptee Jain, MD Brian Lau, MD Dominique (Niko) Laron, MD Dell McLaughlin,MD Jennifer Tangtiphaiboontana,MD 2017 Graduates Jeff Barry, MD Chris Langhammer, MD Micah Naimark, MD Jeremy Shaw, MD Alexander Theologis, MD Zachary Thielen, MD Kurt Yusi, MD 2016 Graduates Jonathan Berliner, MD Neil Bharucha, MD Liz Inkellis, MD Drew Lansdown, MD Lindsey Sheffler, MD Mia Smucny, MD 2015 Graduates Anthony Ding, MD Patrick Horst, MD Henry Krigbaum, MD Jeffrey MacLean, MD Frank Valone III, MD Derek Ward, MD Amanda Tencza Whitaker, MD 2014 Graduates Michael Feldstein, MD Robert Lucas, MD Lionel Metz, MD Ying Ying (Julia) Kao, MD David Shearer, MD Ehsan (Ace) Tabaraee, MD Paul Toogood, MD 2013 Graduates Russ Dedini, MD Scott Kaiser, MD Jun Matsui, MD Lee Jae Morse, MD Andrew Pedtke, MD Samantha Piper, MD Daniel Thuillier, MD 2012 Graduates Abbey Kennedy, MD Luis Corrales, MD Jaicharan Iyengar, MD Carol Lin, MD Robert Sproul, MD Adam Warren, MD Rosanna Wustrack, MD

2022 Graduates

Recent Graduates | UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (1)

The class of 2022, from left to right: Erika Roddy, Will Rubenstein, Heather Roberts, Sachin Allahabadi, Monica Coughlan, Hao-Hua Wu and Arin Kim.

Sachin Allahabadi, MD

Hometown: Glendora, CA
Undergraduate School:Rice University
Medical School:Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship:Rush University - Sports Medicine

Monica Coughlan, MD

Hometown:Moraga, CA
Undergraduate School:Stanford University
Medical School:Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship:Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center - Hand

Arin Kim, MD

Hometown: Seoul, Korea
Undergraduate School: Yale University
Medical School:Columbia University
Fellowship:Hospital for Special Surgery - Hand

Heather Roberts, MD

Hometown:Vancouver, WA
Undergraduate School:Stanford University
Medical School:Harvard University
Fellowship:Mayo Clinic – Arthroplasty

Erika Roddy, MD

Hometown:San Francisco, CA
Undergraduate School:Stanford University
Medical School: University of San Francisco (UCSF)
Fellowship:Harborview Medical Center at University of Washington - Trauma

Will Rubenstein, MD

Hometown:Brookline, MA
Undergraduate School:Yale University
Medical School:Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Fellowship:Massachusetts Brigham & Women's Hospital - Arthroplasty

Hao-Hua Wu, MD

Hometown:Newton, MA
Undergraduate School:University of Southern California
Medical School:Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital / Brigham & Women's Hospital Harvard Combined Fellowship - Spine

2021 Graduates

Recent Graduates | UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (2)

The class of 2021, from left to right: Andrew Figoni, Nicholas Satariano, Musa Zaid, Alex Gornitzky, Erik McDonald, Gopal Lalchandani and Laura Moore.

Andrew Figoni, MD

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Undergraduate School: U.S. Naval Academy
Medical School: University of California, Davis
Fellowship: Hoag Orthopaedic Institute- Adult Reconstrution

Alex Gornitzky, MD

Hometown: Toms River, NJ
Undergraduate School: Yale University
Medical School: University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia - Pediatrics

Gopal Lalchandani, MD

Hometown: Sacramento, CA
Undergraduate School: University of California, Berkeley
Medical School: Washington University in St. Louis
Fellowship: Brigham and Women’s Hospital - Hand

Erik McDonald, MD

Hometown: Santa Cruz, CA
Undergraduate School: University of California, Berkeley
Medical School: University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
Fellowship: Yale – Adult Reconstruction

Laura Moore, MD, PhD

Hometown: Denver, CO
Undergraduate School: Duke University
Graduate School: Northwestern University
Medical School: Northwestern University
Fellowship: Hospital for Special Surgery – Sports Medicine Fellowship (2 year – Research Track)

Nicholas Satariano, MD

Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Undergraduate School: The Ohio State University
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University
Fellowship: The Mary S. Stern Hand Surgery Fellowship

Musa Zaid, MD

Hometown: Davis, CA
Undergraduate School: University of California, Davis
Medical School: University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
Fellowship: Rothman Institute- Adult Reconstruction

2020 Graduates

Recent Graduates | UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (3)

Ilya Bendich, MD

Hometown: Great Neck, NY
Undergraduate School: Northwestern University
Medical School: Dartmouth
Fellowship: Hospital for Special Surgery - Adult Reconstruction

Erik Geiger, MD

Hometown: Chatham, NJ
Undergraduate School: Yale University
Medical School: Yale School of Medicine
Fellowship: University of California, Los Angeles - Oncology

Trevor Grace, MD

Hometown: Honolulu, HI
Undergraduate School:Stanford University
Medical School:University of Hawaii
Fellowship:Rothman Institute - Arthroplasty

Kevin Hwang, MD

Hometown: Houston, TX
Undergraduate School: Duke University
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship: Brigham and Women's Hospital - Spine Surgery

Justin Krogue, MD

Hometown: Mineral Wells, TX
Undergraduate School: Brigham Young University
Medical School: Washington University in St. Louis
Career: in technology-driven patient care at Google in Mountain View, CA

Jeffrey Mulvihill, MD

Hometown: Park City, UT
Undergraduate School: University of Southern California
Medical School: University of Southern California
Fellowship: University of Colorado, Denver - Adult Reconstruction

Caitlin Rugg, MD

Hometown: Danville, CA
Undergraduate School: Stanford University
Medical School: University of California, Los Angeles
Fellowship: Duke University - Sports Medicine

2019 Graduates

Recent Graduates | UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (4)

The Class of 2019, from left to right: Krishn Khanna, Jonathan Cheah, Austin Pitcher, Jessica Bryant, Joseph Patterson, Stephanie Wong, Patrick Curran

Jessica Bryant,MD

Hometown:Ventura, CA
Undergraduate School: Harvard University
Medical School:University of Michigan
Fellowship:Brigham Women's Hospital -Hand & Upper Extremity

Jonathan Cheah, MD

Hometown: Cupertino, CA
Undergraduate School:University of California, Los Angeles
Medical School:Tufts University School of Medicine
Fellowship:Duke University -Sports Medicine

Patrick Curran, MD

Hometown: Pleasanton, CA
Undergraduate School:Brown University
Graduate School:Brown University
Medical School:University of California, Davis
Fellowship:Boston Children's Hospital -Pediatrics

Krishn Khanna, MD

Hometown:Colorado Springs, CO
Undergraduate School:Columbia University
Medical School:Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons
Fellowship:Rush University -Spine

Joseph Patterson, MD

Hometown:Del Mar, CA
Undergraduate School:University of California, Los Angeles
Medical School: Yale University
Fellowship:Harborview Medical Center at the University of Washington -Trauma

Austin Pitcher, MD

Hometown: Saint James, MN
Undergraduate School:Saint Cloud State University
Graduate School:University of California, Berkeley
Medical School:Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons
Fellowship:The Cleveland Clinic -Hand and Upper Extremity

Stephanie Wong, MD

Hometown:Danville, CA
Undergraduate School:University of California, Los Angeles
Medical School:University of California, Davis
Fellowship: Rush University -Sports Medicine

2018 Graduates

Recent Graduates | UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (5)
The Class of 2018, left to right: Dominique Laron, Jennifer Tangtiphaiboontana, Dell McLaughlin, Deeptee Jain, Debbie Dang, Brian Lau, Kevin Choo

Kevin Choo,MD

Hometown:Williamsville, NY
Undergraduate School:Stanford University
Medical School:University of Chicago
Fellowship:Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia -Adult Reconstruction

Debbie Dang, MD, Ph.D

Hometown:Cerritos, CA
Undergraduate School:University of Southern California
Graduate School:University of Rochester
Medical School:University of Rochester
Fellowship:Boise, Idaho -Foot and Ankle

Deeptee Jain, MD

Hometown:Milwaukee, WI
Undergraduate School:University of Pennsylvania
Medical School:Duke University
Fellowship:New York University -Spine

Brian Lau, MD

Hometown:Burtonsville, MD
Undergraduate School:University of Maryland
Medical School:University of Pittsburgh
Fellowship:Duke University -Sports Medicine

Dominique (Niko) Laron, MD

Hometown:Danville, CA
Undergraduate School:University of California, Los Angeles
Medical School:University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
Fellowship:Cincinnati Children's Hospital -Pediatric Orthopedics

Dell McLaughlin,MD

Hometown:Great Falls, MT
Undergraduate School:Grinnell College
Medical School:Emory University
Fellowship:The Hospital for Sick Children -Pediatric Orthopaedics

Jennifer Tangtiphaiboontana,MD

Hometown:Long Beach, CA
Undergraduate School:Stanford University
Medical School:University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
Fellowship:Harborview Medical Center at the University of Washington -Trauma

2017 Graduates

Recent Graduates | UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (6)
The Class of 2017, from left, are: Micah Naimark, Zachary Thielen, Jeff Barry, Kurt Yusi, Chris Langhammer, Jeremy Shaw, and Alexander Theologis.

Jeff Barry, MD

Hometown: San Jose, CA
Undergraduate School: Duke University
Medical School: University of California San Francisco School of Medicine
Fellowship:OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Fellowship -Arthroplasty

Chris Langhammer, MD

Hometown: Washington, DC
Undergraduate School: Princeton University
Graduate School: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Medical School: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Fellowship:Massachusetts General Hospital -Hand and Upper Extremity

Micah Naimark, MD

Hometown: San Luis Obispo, CA
Undergraduate School: Stanford University
Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University
Fellowship:University of Michigan -Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery

Jeremy Shaw, MD

Hometown: Lexington, MA
Undergraduate School: Middlebury College
Graduate School: Case Western Reserve University
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Fellowship: University of Utah -Spine Fellowship

Alexander Theologis, MD

Hometown: Los Altos Hills, CA
Undergraduate School: Stanford University
Medical School: University of California San Francisco School of Medicine
Fellowship: Washington University, St. Louis -Spine Fellowship

Zachary Thielen, MD

Hometown: Kekaha, HI
Undergraduate School: University of Hawaii
Medical School: University of Hawaii
Fellowship:Hoag Orthopaedic Institute -Arthroplasty Fellowship

Kurt Yusi, MD

Hometown: Greenville, SC
Undergraduate School: Davidson College
Medical School: Jefferson Medical College
Fellowship: Vanderbilt University -Trauma Fellowship

2016 Graduates

Recent Graduates | UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (7)
The Class of 2016, from left, are:Jonathan Berliner, Lindsey Sheffler, Drew Lansdown, Elizabeth Inkellis, Neil Bharucha and Mia Smucny.

Jonathan Berliner, MD

Hometown: Weston, CT
Undergraduate School: Middlebury College
Medical School: New York University School of Medicine
Fellowship:Hospital for Special Surgery - Arthroplasty

Neil Bharucha, MD

Hometown: Trumbull, CT
Undergraduate School: Duke University
Medical School: New York University
Fellowship: Reno Ortho -Arthroplasty

Liz Inkellis, MD

Hometown: Rockville, MD
Undergraduate School: Princeton University
Medical School: Columbia University
Fellowship:Hospital for Special Surgery -Hand and Upper Extremity

Drew Lansdown, MD

Hometown: Tulsa, OK
Undergraduate School: Vanderbilt University
Medical School: University of Chicago
Fellowship:Rush University -Sports Medicine

Lindsey Sheffler, MD

Hometown: Folsom, CA
Undergraduate School: University of California, Los Angeles
Medical School: University of California Davis
Fellowship:Brigham Womens and Childrens Hospital -Hand and Upper Extremity

Mia Smucny, MD

Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Undergraduate School: Yale University
Medical School: University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
Fellowship:Cleveland Clinic -Sports Medicine

2015 Graduates

Recent Graduates | UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (8)
The Class of 2015, from left, are: Frank Valone III, Amanda Whitaker, Anthony Ding, Jeffrey MacLean, Henry Krigbaum, Derek Ward, and Patrick Horst.

Anthony Ding, MD

Hometown: New Brunswick, NJ
Undergraduate School: Columbia University
Medical School: Columbia University
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center -Trauma, Shock Trauma

Patrick Horst, MD

Hometown: Stillwater, MN
Undergraduate School: Columbia University
Medical School: University of Minnesota
Fellowship: Stanford University -Arthroplasty

Henry Krigbaum, MD

Hometown: Phoenix, AZ
Undergraduate School: United States Naval Academy
Medical School: Harvard University
Fellowship: Sports Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Medicine Associates -Sports Medicine

Jeffrey MacLean, MD

Hometown: Madbury, NH
Undergraduate School: University of Vermont College of Engineering
Postgraduate: University of Vermont, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zurich Switzerland
Medical School: University of Vermont
Fellowship: Vanderbilt University

Frank Valone III, MD

Hometown: Mill Valley, CA
Undergraduate School: Hamilton College
Medical School: The George Washington University
Fellowship: University of Washington, St. Louis -Spine

Derek Ward, MD

Hometown: Aspen, CO
Undergraduate School: Williams College
Medical School: University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
Fellowship: Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital -Adult Reconstruction

Amanda Tencza Whitaker, MD

Hometown: New Albany, OH
Undergraduate School: University of Kentucky
Medical School:Case Western Reserve University
Fellowship: Boston Childrens hospital -Pediatrics

2014 Graduates

Recent Graduates | UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (9)
The Class of 2014, from left, are: Robert Lucas, Paul Toogood, Michael Feldstein,Ying Ying (Julia) Kao, Lionel Metz, David Shearer, and Ehsan (Ace) Tabaraee.

Michael Feldstein, MD

Hometown: Hillsborough, CA
Undergraduate School: University of California, Berkeley
Graduate School: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Medical School: Harvard University
Fellowship: Rothman Institute -Arthroplasty

Robert Lucas, MD

Hometown: Concord, CA
Undergraduate School: University of California, Los Angeles
Medical School: Wake Forest
Fellowship: University of Washington -Sports Medicine

Lionel Metz, MD

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Undergraduate School: University of California, Davis
Medical School: University of California, San Francisco
Fellowship: ​​​​​​​Washington University in St. Louis -Spine

Ying Ying (Julia) Kao, MD

Hometown: Richmond, VA
Undergraduate School: University of Chicago
Medical School: University of Chicago
Fellowship: Hospital for Special Surgery

David Shearer, MD

Hometown: Toppenish, WA
Undergraduate School:Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Medical School: University of Washington
Fellowship: Harborview Medical Center at the University of Washington - Trauma

Ehsan (Ace) Tabaraee, MD

Hometown: Washington, DC
Undergraduate School: University of Virginia
Medical School: George Washington University
Fellowship: Rush University

Paul Toogood, MD

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
Undergraduate School: University of Pennsylvania
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University
Fellowship: Harborview Medical Center at the University of Washington - Trauma

2013 Graduates

Recent Graduates | UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (10)
The Class of 2013 are: (front row, from left)Daniel Thuillier,Jun Matsui, and Samantha Piper;(back row, from left)Russell Dedini,Lee Morse,Scott Kaiser, and Andrew Pedtke.

Russ Dedini, MD

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Undergraduate School: University of California, Davis
Medical School: University of California, Davis
Fellowship: ​​​​​​​University of Pennsylvania -Foot and Ankle

Scott Kaiser, MD

Hometown: Fairfax, CA
Undergraduate School: Georgetown University
Medical School: Washington University, St. Louis
Fellowship: ​​​​​​​The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto -Pediatrics

Jun Matsui, MD

Hometown: Richmond, IN
Undergraduate School: Amherst College
Medical School: University of Chicago
Fellowship: ​​​​​​​Washington University, St Louis -Hand

Lee Jae Morse, MD

Hometown: Danville, VT
Undergraduate School: University of Vermont
Medical School: University of Vermont
Fellowship: ​​​​​​​MD Anderson in Houston -Orthopaedic Oncology

Andrew Pedtke, MD

Hometown: Minnesota
Undergraduate School: University of Virginia
Medical School: University of Minnesota
Fellowship: University of California, Davis -Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency

Samantha Piper, MD

Hometown: San Diego, CA
Undergraduate School: Harvard University
Medical School: University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
Fellowship:Washington University, St Louis - Hand

Daniel Thuillier, MD

Hometown: Oakland, CA
Undergraduate School: Georgetown University
Medical School:University of California, San Francisco
Fellowship:Harborview Medical Center at the University of Washington - Foot & Ankle

2012 Graduates

Recent Graduates | UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (11)
The Class of 2012, from left, are: Jaicharan Iyengar, Robert Sproul, Abbey Kennedy, Rosanna Wustrack, Carol Lin, Luis Corrales and Adam Warren.

Abbey Kennedy, MD

Hometown: Lancaster, OH
Undergraduate School: Utah State University
Medical School: Saint Louis University

Luis Corrales, MD

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Undergraduate School: University of California, Los Angeles
Medical School: Harvard University
Fellowship: ​​​​​​​Trans-Tasman Upper Limb Fellowship, Otago University, New Zealand - Upper Limb; and Malabar Orthopaedic Institute, Australia -Hip & Knee Arthroplasty and Reconstruction

Jaicharan Iyengar, MD

Hometown: Fullerton, CA
Undergraduate School: University of California, Los Angeles
Medical School: University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
Fellowship: ​​​​​​​Columbia University -Shoulder & Elbow

Carol Lin, MD

Hometown: Tustin, CA
Undergraduate School: Stanford University
Medical School: Washington University, St. Louis
Fellowship: ​​​​​​​Cedars Sinai -Trauma

Robert Sproul, MD

Hometown: Moraga, CA
Undergraduate School: University of California, Berkeley
Medical School: University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
Fellowship: ​​​​​​​Ortho Carolina -Arthroplasty

Adam Warren, MD

Hometown: Pasadena, California
Undergraduate School: University of California, Berkeley​​​​​​​
Postgraduate: University of California, Berkeley (MPH)
Medical School: Stanford University
Fellowship: Trauma Fellowship

Rosanna Wustrack, MD

Hometown: West Linn, OR
Undergraduate School: Yale University
Medical School: Washington University, St. Louis
Fellowship: ​​​​​​​Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York -Orthopaedic Oncology

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