Program Graduates


The orthopaedic surgery residency program at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University not only draws medical school graduates from around the world. But our alumni also go far with their residency experience.

Our program graduates have been highly successful with finding employment following residency and fellowship in the institution or city of their choice. Take a look at where our graduates come from and where they go.

Where They Came From & Where They Go

2020 GRADUATES

Andrew Henderson, MD
University of South Alabama
Spine Fellowship
Spine Institute of Arizona, Scottsdale, AZ
Matthew Jones, MD
Medical College of Georgia
Hand & Upper Extremity Fellowship
Brown University, Providence, RI 
Matthew Meng, MD
Medical College of Georgia
United States Air Force
Robert Shelley, Jr., MD
Medical College of Georgia
Adult Reconstruction Fellowship
Norton Orthopedic Institute, Louisville, KY

2019 GRADUATES

Jason Harms, MD
Medical College of Georgia
Spine Fellowship
West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
 
Charles Land, MD
Mercer University
Spine Fellowship
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD


Vikram Sampath, MD
Medical College of Georgia
Spine Fellowship
Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR
 
Christopher Sutton, MD
Medical College of Georgia
Trauma Fellowship, MCG, Augusta, GA
Hand Fellowship, Gainesville, FL
 

 

2018 Graduates

Cory Bryan, MD
Medical College of Georgia
Pediatric Orthopaedics Fellowship
Shriner’s Hospital for Children, Greenville, SC

Augusta University Orthopaedic Surgery
Augusta, GA

Daniel Grahl, III, MD
Mercer University
Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship
Mississippi Sports Medicine, Jackson, MS

Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex
Macon, GA

Richard Herman, MD
Medical College of Georgia
Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship
Univ. of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Carrollton Orthopaedic Clinic
Carrollton, GA

Justin Kennon, MD
Medical College of Georgia
Shoulder and Upper Extremity Fellowship
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Tennessee Orthopaedic Clinics
Knoxville, TN


2017 Graduates

Michael Cain, MD
Medical College of Georgia
Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship
Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX
Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance
Clarksville, TN
Jessica Figueroa, MD
St. Louis University
Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship
SUNY Upstate Medical Univ, East Syracuse, NY
The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics
Potomac Valley Orthopaedic Associates, Columbia, MD

Daniel Maxwell, MD
Mercer University
Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Fellowship
Andrews Institute, Gulf Breeze, FL
Carrollton Orthopaedic Clinic
Carrollton, GA
Oluwatosin Ojo, MD
NE Ohio Medical University
Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Fellowship
Campbell Clinic, Memphis, TN
OrthoGeorgia
Macon, GA

2016 Graduates

M. Paul Baker, MD
Medical College of Georgia
Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship
Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
Athens Orthopaedic Clinic
Athens, GA
Alan "A.J." Blackburn, MD
Medical College of Georgia
Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
South Florida Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Stuart, FL
Daniel J. Hackett, Jr, MD
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Kentucky Bone and Joint Surgeons, Lexington, KY
Robert Willson, MD, MPH
Medical College of Georgia
Orthopaedic Sports Fellowship
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Orthopaedic Residency Faculty
Augusta, GA

2015 Graduates

Toby Anderton, MD
State University of Upstate New York
General Orthopaedic Practice Fayetteville Orthopedics, Sports Medicine
Fayetteville, NC
Michael "Tony" Anthony Davis, MD
Mercer University
General Orthopaedic Practice Musculoskeletal Associates
Albany, GA
Jeffrey P. Smith, MD
Medical College of Georgia
Foot and Ankle Fellowship
Andrews Institute, Gulf Breeze, FL
OrthoAtlanta
Atlanta, GA
Haitao Zhou, MD
Beijing Medical University
Spine Fellowship
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Orthopaedic Residency Faculty
Seattle, WA

2014 Graduates

Erycka Florie, DO
University of NE Col of Osteopathic Med
Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
New England Orthopedic Specialists
Boston, MA
Anthony Florschutz, MD
Palacky University, Czech Republic
Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship
Orlando Health, Orlando, FL
BayCare Medical Group
Tampa, FL
Gregory Kalv, MD
Medical College of Georgia
Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship
Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Orthopaedic Residency Faculty
Augusta, GA

2013 Graduates

Michael A. Clark, MD
Medical College of Georgia
General Orthopaedic Practice Valdosta Orthopaedic Associates
Valdosta, GA
Ethan Kellum, MD
University of Tennessee
Orthopaedic Sports Fellowship
New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA
Southern Orthopaedic Specialists
Panama City, FL
Paul D. Lane, MD
Medical College of Georgia
Spine Fellowship
Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Tampa, FL
Valdosta Orthopaedic Associates
Valdosta, GA

 


2012 Graduates

Craig T. Carter, MD
University of Louisville
Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship
University of Alabama Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Tri-State Orthopaedics
Evansville, IN
Mason N. Florence, MD
Medical College of Georgia
Foot and Ankle Fellowship
University of Alabama Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Athens Orthopaedic Clinic
Athens, GA
Dale Nicholas "Nick" Reed, MD
Medical College of Georgia
Orthopaedic Sports Fellowship
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Assoc. of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
Dalton, GA

2011 Graduates

Julie Gladden Barre, MD
Florida State University
Orthopaedic Sports Fellowship
Hughston Clinic, Columbus, GA
Hughston Clinic
Fleming Island, FL
John S. Clapp, MD
Wake Forest University
Spine Fellowship
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Orthopaedic Assoc. of Augusta
Augusta, GA
Eric D. Lincoln, DO
Texas Col of Osteopathic Med
Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship
Brown University, Providence, RI
Navicent Health
Macon, GA
Kent J. Lord, MD
University of South Alabama
Hand and Upper Extremity, Foot and Ankle Fellowship
University of Alabama Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Watauga Orthopaedics
Johnson City, TN

2010 Graduates

Frederick "Neal" Gregg, DO
Kansas City Univ of Medicine and Biosciences
General Orthopaedic Practice Southern Bone and Joint
Hattiesburg, MS
Todd Joseph Twiss, M D
Medical College of Georgia
Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship
St. Francis Ortho Institute, Columbus, GA
Freeman Health
Joplin, MO

2009 Graduates

John "Jay" A. Hinson, MD
Medical College of Georgia
Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship
St. Francis Orthopaedic Institute, Columbus, GA
Palm Beach Ortho Institute
West Palm Beach, FL
Charles "Chip" L. Ogburn, MD
Medical College of Georgia
Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship
Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
Athens Orthopaedic Clinic
Athens, GA
Samuel R. Schroerlucke, MD
Medical College of Georgia
Spine Fellowship
San Diego Center for Spinal Disorders, San Diego, CA
Tabo Orthopaedics
Memphis, TN

2008 Graduates

Thomas Hernandez, MD
University of Illinois Chicago
General Orthopaedic Practice Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital
Dixon, IL
Justin V. Bundy, MD
Medical College of Georgia
Spine Fellowship
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Augusta Ortho and Sports Med
Augusta, GA
Stephen B. Johnson, DO
Univ of Health Sci Col of Osteo Med
Orthopaedic Sports Fellowship
Andrews Institute, Birmingham, AL
Athens Orthopaedic Clinic
Athens, GA

2007 Graduates

Brad Alan Freidinger, MD
Duke University
General Orthopaedic Practice Piedmont Orthopaedic Specialists
Concord, NC
Tyler G. Gunderson, MD
University of Nevada
General Orthopaedic Practice Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital
Dixon, IL
Randall J. Ruark, MD
Medical College of Georgia
Total Joint Fellowship
Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Hughston Clinic
Columbus, GA

2006 Graduates

David Gallagher, MD
Medical College of Georgia
General Orthopaedic Practice Augusta Ortho and Sports Med
Augusta, GA
Douglas B. Kasow, DO
West Virginia School of Osteo Med
Spine Fellowship
AO/ASIF Center for Spine Disorders, Denver, CO
Southern Orthopaedic Specialists
Atlanta, GA
Michael Shane Smith, MD
LSU Shreveport
Orthopaedic Sports Fellowship
Barton/Lake Tahoe, Zephyr Cove, NV
Athens Orthopaedic Clinic
Athens, GA

2005 Graduates

David M. Cearley, MD
Texas A&M University
Pediatric Orthopaedic, Ortho Oncology Fellowship
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Orthopaedic Residency Faculty
Augusta, GA
Donnis K. Harrison, MD
University of Mississippi
Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship
The Carrell Clinic, Dallas, TX
Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists
Biloxi, MS
Robert G. Lewis, MD
University of South Florida
Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship
McCluskey Orthopaedic Surgery, Columbus, GA
Columbus Shoulder and Sports Med
Columbus, GA

2004 Graduates

Samuel J. Hu, MD
Medical College of Georgia
Orthopaedic Sports Fellowship
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Mercy Medical Group
Sacramento, CA
Thomas M. "Beau" Sasser, MD
Medical College of Georgia
Orthopaedic Sports Fellowship
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
Southeast Georgia Health System
Brunswick, GA
Marc E. Ward, MD
University of Louisville
Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship
McCluskey Orthopaedic Surgery, Columbus, GA
Piedmont Orthopaedic Specialists
Concord, NC

2003 Graduates

J. Kevin Brooks, MD
Medical College of Georgia
General Orthopaedic Practice Southern Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
Brunswick, GA
Bryan T. Edwards, MD
East Carolina University
Orthopaedic Sports Fellowship
Atlanta Sports Medicine Center, Atlanta, GA
Novant Health
Cornelius, NC
Douglas J. Federle, MD
University of Cincinnati
General Orthopaedic Practice Southern Indiana Orthopaedics
Columbus, IN

2002 Graduates

Thad A. Riddle, MD
Medical College of Georgia
General Orthopaedic Practice Georgia Bone and Joint Surgeons
Cartersville, GA
John C. Schnars, MD
Medical College of Georgia
General Orthopaedic Practice Piedmont Physicians Orthopaedic Surgery
Jasper, GA
H. Mac Sims, MD
Mercer University
Spine Fellowship
Denver Spine Ed & Research Inst, Denver, CO
Southern Spine Center
Tifton, GA

2001 Graduates

Paul D. Fuchs, DO
Chicago Col of Osteo Med
Spine Fellowship
Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Orthopaedic Specialists of Southwest Florida
Fort Myers, FL
Patrick B. Leach, MD
University of Kentucky
Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship
Palmetto Richland Hospital, Columbia, SC
Orthopaedic Specialists of Southwest Florida
Fort Myers, FL
Bradley R. Noon, MD
Medical College of Georgia
Orthopaedic Sports Fellowship
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
RMM Orthopaedics
San Diego, CA

Interested in Joining the Ranks of Our Program Graduates?

Apply to our program today. Or to speak with a representative from our orthopaedic residency program, please contact our program coordinator:

Shannon Williford

swillifo@augusta.edu

706-721-1633