The program receives its primary direction from Residency Program Chairman, Rahul Vaidya, M.D., and Residency Program Director, Paul Dougherty, M.D. Both are part of the Orthopaedic Research and Education committee that comprises the primary faculty leadership, including Dr. Jeff Flynn (Providence Hospital/Research), Dr. Todd Frush (Providence Hospital), Dr. Stephen Lemos (Detroit Surgery Hospital), Dr. Bryan Little (Detroit Receiving Hospital), Dr. Bryant Oliphant (Detroit Receiving Hospital), Dr. David Markel (Providence Hospital) and Dr. Walid Yassir (Children's Hospital of Michigan).


We have only one mission - quality education of Orthopaedic residents.





Current Position

Current Location

2015 Jon Carlson, M.D. Trauma Fellowship University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
2015 Sami Jafaar, M.D. Orthopaedic Surgeon Terra Haute, IN
2015 Kyle Lacy, M.D. Adult Reconstruction Fellowship Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
2015 Jeffrey Sundblad, M.D. Trauma Fellowship University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, TN
2014 Matthew Cable, M.D. Oncology Research (SARC) Fellowship University of Utah Huntsman Cancer Institute, Salt Lake City, UT
2014 Nathaniel Jove, M.D. Orthopaedic Surgeon Georgia Knee and Sports Medicine, Atlanta, GA
2014 Matthew Karek, M.D. Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI
2014 Andrew Pytiak, M.D. Pediatric Fellowship
Sports Fellowship
University of California, San Diego, CA
University of Colorado, Aurora, CO
2013 Russell Benuck, MD Adult Reconstruction Fellowship Stanford University, Stanford, CA
2013 William Kesto, MD Sports Medicine The Core Institute, Detroit, MI
2013 Kerellos Nasr, MD Trauma Surgeon Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI
2012 Darren Herzog, MD Adult Reconstruction Oakwood Hospital, Dearborn, MI
2012 Andrew Mulder, MD Adult Reconstruction St. Cloud Orthopaedics, St. Cloud, MN
2012 Jonathan Vigdorchik, MD Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery New York University - Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY
2011 Petra Gheraibeh, MD General Orthopaedics Bay Orthopaedic Associates, Georgetown, SC
2011 John Khoury, MD Foot & Ankle Surgeon New England Foot & Ankle Specialists, Portland, ME
2011 Gerard Lancaster, MD Hand Surgeon Dearborn Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Dearborn, MI
2011 Farhang Raaii, MD Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon Minneapolis, MN


Delivering excellence in care through exceptional education.

Scholarly Activity


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