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We're proud to recognize the achievements of our alumni before, during and after their time here at VCU.
As our training opportunities continue to grow, so does our representation in academic and community settings across the country. Take a look at what the graduates of our residency and fellowship programs are doing now.
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Adam Hills MD — MSK Rehab, Mayo Clinic
Randy Jenkins MD—General PM&R, Johnson Willis Hospital, Richmond, VA
Thomas Phan MD— VCU Pain Medicine Fellowship
Joseph Seacrist MD — General PM&R, Virginia
Kate Zakrzewski DO—General PM&R, Philadelphia
Chris Arbonies MD — Oshner Clinic, New Orleans
Chris Beal DO— VCU Pain Fellowship
Jess Hupe MD— General & MSK rehab, VCU Dept PM&R
Russ Lacey MD— TBI rehab, VCU Dept PM&R
Rondy Lazaro MD — Sports Med Fellowship, Bon Secours & VCU PM&R
Seth Haywood MD—VAMC Integrative Pain Fellowship
Olivier Rolin MD - Pediatric Rehabilitation, VCU Dept PM&R
Dan Contract — Private Practice, York, Pa
Anne Eliason — Private Practice, Maryland
Mike Kwasniewski — Moss Rehab, Phil, Pa
Jack Smith — Pain Med Fellowship, VCU
Sean Stockhausen — Private Practice, Bethlehem, Pa
Godfrey Thuku— Pain Med Fellowship, VCU
Angel Chang, M.D., PM&R Private Practice/Contracting for "Integrative Sports & Spine", San Diego, Cal.
Greg Condie, D.O., pain medicine fellowship, VCU Department of PM&R
Joelle Makon, M.D., Sheltering Arms Hospital, Richmond, Va.
Heather Martin-Balint, M.D., PM&R Staff Physician at Mercy Health, Youngstown, Ohio
Jimmy Newman, M.D. sports medicine fellowship with Summa Health System, Akron, Ohio
Wiaam Ahmed, M.D., UMASS PM&R
Chris Bednarek, M.D., interventional pain fellowship, York, Penn.
Udayan Kulkarni, M.D., pediatric rehab fellowship, Emory, Atlanta, Ga.
Sean McAvoy, M.D., SCI fellowship, VAMC/VCU Department of PM&R
Revati Mummaneni, M.D., Locum Tenens, travel
William Robbins, M.D., polytrauma/TBI Fellowship, VAMC/VCU Department of PM&R
Brad Stovall, D.O., pain fellowship, VCU Department of PM&R
Kerge, Teresa, pain fellowship, VCU Department of PM&R
Powell, David, SCI fellowship, Boston
Tower, Don, physician, McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, Va.
Tucker, Jason, research, McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, Va.
Zeckser, Jeff, pain fellowship, Scottsdale, Ariz.
Sanderlin, Barry, Carolina orthopedic specialist, Hickory, N.C.
Bovinet, Chris, interventional pain specialist, Spine Center of SE Georgia and Brunswick Pain Center
Jackson, Steven, Health Partners Medical Group, Division of SCI, Minneapolis
Agha, Mohammad, assistant professor PM&R, University of Missouri-Columbia
Wilson, Jim, Maine Medical Center/NE Rehab Hospital, Portland, Maine
Carter, Will, assistant professor, VCU Department of PM&R
Tubbs, Jeff, section chief SCI, McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, VA.
Eason, Audra, private practice, Alabama Pain Physicians, Birmingham, Ala.
Armendariz, Rebecca, Banner MD Anderson, Palliative and Rehab Medicine, Phoenix
Reis, Tim, private practice, Advanced Spine and Pain Center, Clayton, N.C.
Hickman, Allison, medical director of outpatient PM&R services, McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, Va.
Jennings, Cara, Palliative/PM&R Medicine, Bon Secours St. Mary’s, Richmond, Va.
Smith, Marcus, physician PM&R, McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, VA.
Castillo, Camilo, National Rehab Hospital, Washington, D.C.
Jasper, Nick, Orthopedic Associates, Spartanburg, S.C.
Hoff, Jeremy, Hampton Roads Orthopaedics, Newport News, Va.
Soteropoulos, Costa, Capitol Spine and Pain, Woodbridge, Va.
Sinha, Amit, assistant professor PM&R, University of Pittsburgh
DiNicola, Tony, Orthopaedic Associates, Spartanburg, S.C.
Dawson, Chris, Orthopaedic Specialists of SW Florida, Fort Myers, Fla.
Seymore, Dominic, Harbin Clinic, Rome, Ga.
Robinson, Luke, Carolina Orthopedic Specialist, Hickory, N.C.
Steinmetz, Brian, Clinical Faculty, OSS Health/Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Md.
Enck Medic, Robin, PM&R private practice, Annapolis, Md.
Pai, Ajit, Chief PM&R, McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, Va.
Caruso, Debbie, physician, McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, Va.
Snyder, John, Spine Institute of Virginia, Chester, Va.
Wetzel, Ryan, Oaktree Medical Center, Easley, S.C.
Dery, Fred , Steidler Ortho Clinic, Iowa City, Iowa
Chen, Tao, Pain Medicine Group Practice, Mobile, Ala.
Jones, Aaron, Sheltering Arms Hospital, Richmond, Va.
Niedzwecki, Christian, Peds-PMR Fellowship, Birmingham, Ala.
Andrus, Jenny, Norfolk Pain Management, Norfolk, Va.
Gibbs, John, Sheltering Arms Hospital, Richmond, Va.
Dillard, Charles, Peds-Rehab, Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU/VCU PM&R
Clarke, Darius, HealthSouth, Richmond, Va.
Huang, Emily, Locum Tenens, New Zealand
Merrell, Chris, Department of Orthopedics, Charleston Medical University
Sureja, Raj, Orthopedic and Spine Center, Newport News, Va.
Bansal Sahai, Shimul, Arizona Spine and Sports Center, Chandler, Ariz.
Beckworth, Jeremy, Emory Spine Center, Emory University
Hou, Andrew, Advanced Orthopedics, Richmond, Va.
Lesher, Katrina, Pediatric Rehab, Orlando, Fla.
McNamee, Shane, VA Central Office for Clinical Informatics, Cleveland, Oh.
Santos, Katia, IP/OP PM&R Brooksville, Fla.
Seeman, Ben, Spine and Pain Management, Richmond, Va.
Bridges, Henry, Southern Virginia Rehab, Martinsville, Va.
Brutus, Ralph, Innovative Physician Services, Ludlow, Mass.
DeMordaunt, Dallin, Orthopedic Rehab Specialist of Nevada , Reno, Nev.
Frankel, Jason, Partners Healthcare, Boston
McCoomer, Norman, Alabama Pain Center, Huntsville, Ala.
Enders, Lisa, Orthopedic Specialty Center, Baltimore, Md.
Orr, Merle, SCI Rehab, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wis.
Irwin, Nicole, Loma Linda, Calif.
Barnard, Barbara, Hattiesburg, Miss.
Brokaw, Jake, Orthopedic Specialty Center, Baltimore, Md.
Gibellato, Matt, Ortho Virginia, Richmond, Va.
Godbout, Chris, Medical Director NASH Pain Clinic, Rocky Mount, N.C.
Slater, Dan, St. Mary’s Hospital, Grand Junction, Colo.
Walker, Robert, Eastern Virginia Medical School
Qutubuddin, Abu, physician, McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, VA.
Mujteba, Nayyer, Duluth, Min.
White, Joy, Desert Ortho Center, Rancho, Mirage, Calif.
Gadi, RK, deceased
Bruma, Larisa, Essexville, Mich.
Butts, Clifton, Richmond, Va.
Drake, David, Medical Director Interventional Pain Clinic, McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, VA
Leyton, Matthew, Virginia Beach, Va.
Silver, Timothy, medical director, St. Francis Rehab, Richmond, Va.
Swartz, Zachary, Moses Cone Hospital, Greensboro, N.C.
Ripley, David, Craig Hospital, Englewood, Calif.
Pezzella, Nickolas, Virginia Beach, Va.
Nichols, Stephen, Mt. Washington Hospital, Maryland
Brunsvold, Kristin, Birmingham, Ala.
Johns, Jeff , Brooks Rehabilitation, Jacksonville, Fla.
Hardman III, Joseph, Neurological Institute of Savannah, Dublin, Ga.
Tellis, Angelo, Coastal Rehab Center, New Bern, N.C.
Wagner, Robert, Capital Spine and Pain Center
Carone, Patrick, Indiana, Pa.
Christopher, Anne, Chesterfield, Mo.
Hsu, Gin-Ming, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Twigg, Aaron, Clarksville, Md.
Wisor, Doug, Capital Spine and Pain Center
Wall, Ben, Coastal Rehabilitation, Wilmington, N.C.
Westerkam, W. Randy, HealthSouth, Columbia, S.C.
Burnett, Derek, Caribbean Rehabilitation Medicine Associates (CaRMA), Inc., St. Thomas USVI
Baird, John, Louisville, Ky.
Craig, Earl, PM&R, Indiana University, Indianapolis
Groah, Suzanne, director, SCI research, National Rehabilitation Hospital, Washington, D.C.
Miller, Michelle, Peds Rehab, Ohio State University
Kaelin, Darryl, director, BI Rehab: Shepherd Center and Emory University, Atlanta
O’Grady, Michael, Department PM&R, Emory, Atlanta
Ray, Thomas, private practice, Hickory, N.C.
Smith, Jerry, Sierra Pacific Ortho Center, Fresno, Calif.
Stewart, Deborah, Brooks Medical Center, Jacksonville, Fla.
Conti-Wyneken, Andrea, PM&R, Indiana University, Indianapolis
Hinnant, Christopher, Los Angeles
Hedrick, William, Fort Wayne, Ind.
McGowan, James Pat, VCU PM&R, Richmond, Va.
Carlton, Thomas, The Rehab Center, Charlotte, N.C.
Dec, Katherine, Chippingham-Johnson Willis Sports Medicine, Richmond, Va.
Hawkins, Hillary, Sheltering Arms Hospital, Richmond, Va.
Leghart, Gregory, Sheltering Arms Hospital, Richmond, Va.
McNeil, Barbara , Coastal Rehab Associates, Wilmington, N.C.
Buschbacher, Ralph, chairman, Department PM&R, Indiana University, Indianapolis
Buschbacher, Lois, PM&R, Indiana University, Indianapolis
DeCarlo, Richard, deceased
Florian, Tom, Lumberton, N.C.
Stelmack, Bruce, Carilion Health System, Roanoke, Va.
Walker, William, VCU PM&R
Lum, Tom, deceased
Henry, Michael, Rehab Management Systems, Sacramento, Calif.
Walsh, Zane, Physician’s Total Rehab, Fayetteville, N.C.
Breland, William, St. Marys Medical Center, Walla Walla, Wash.
Gaughan, David, private practice, Daytona Beach, Fla.
Zasler, Nathan, director: Concussion Care Center, Richmond, Va.
Dorfman, Daniel, OMNI Orthopedics, Canton, Ohio
Severs Council, Susan, Chattanooga, Tenn.
McKinley, William, professor PM&R and director SCI rehab Medicine, VCU PM&R, Richmond, Va.
Biewen, Paul, Orthopedic Consultants, Edina, Minn.
Wooton, Jane, Sheltering Arms Hospital, Richmond, Va.
Salcido, Richard, chairman, Dept of PM&R, University of Pennsylvania
Pang, Kam-Fai, Kansas City, Mo.
Liguori, John, Coastal Rehab Associates, Wilmington, N.C.
Johnson, David, Dayton, Ohio
Nambiar, Prabhakaran, SCI Service VA Med Center, Memphis
Vasquez, Blesila, VA Med Center, Bay Pines, Fla.
Cockrell, Janice, Legacy Emanuel Children’s Hospital, Portland, Ore.
Khokhar, Manmohan, Johnston-Willis Hospital, Richmond, Va.
Milner-Brage, John, Cedar Falls, Iowa
Stutesman, James, Lynchburg, Va.
Stutesman, Andrea Allen, Lynchburg, Va.
Jones, Albert, med director, Sheltering Arms Hospital, Richmond, Va.
Crawford, Cynthia, Florida Rehab Institute, Vero Beach, Fla.
Sidhu, Jatinder, Richmond, Va.
Yanessa, Richard, Arnot-Ogden Med Center, Elmira, N.Y.
Pelligra, Sam, Hand Management Specialty, Greensboro, N.C.
Ferguson, Steve, Knoxville, Tenn.
Midha, Meena, retired
2017 - 18
2016 - 17
Teresa M. Kerge
Justin H. Thompson
Llewellyn Packia Raj
Kimberely Yvette Smith
Elisabeth Acker (Michigan)
Siena Ona (East Carolina)
Sean McAvoy (VCU)
Steve Jackson (VCU)
Will Carter (VCU)
Jeff Tubbs (VCU)
Camillo Castillo (VCU)
Tim Hudson (Colorado)
Tracy Kent (UNC)
Ajit Pai (VCU)
Deborah Caruso (VCU)
Steven Deschner (VCU, neurology)
Merle Orr, M.D. (VCU, PM&R)
Kamalendra Mondal, M.D. (St. Lukes (NY), internal medicine)
Ron Daniels, M.D. (VCU/MCV, anesthesia)
Lourdes Alfonso, M.D. (Suny, PM&R)
Vidya Jayawardina, M.D. (Rochester, PM&R)
Methu Ramasamy, M.D. (Albany Medical College, PM&R)
Noreen Orevillo, M.D. (St. Francis Medical Center, PM&R)
Somkiat Hemtasilpa, M.D. (Suny Buffalo, PM&R)
Raymond Milan, M.D. (East Carolina University, PM&R)
Mahammad Saddique, D.O. (Schwab Rehab Hospital, PM&R)
Sari Eapen, M.D. (Mt. Sinai)
Alfredo Sison, M.D.
William Robbins (VCU)
Caroline Sizer (Georgetown MedStar NRH)
Frederick Aziz – private practice, Yakima, Wash.
Isaac Darko – VAMC, Cincinnati
Foluke Akinyemi – VAMC, Fayetteville, N.C.
Jay Granier – VAMC, St. Louis, Mo.
Yevgeny Zadov – private practice, Hershey, Pa.
Blessen Eapen – VAMC, San Antonio
Billie Schultz – private practice, Rochester, Minn.
Shietal Bavishi – private practice, Cincinnati
Matthew Goodwin – VAMC, Little Rock, Ark.
Todd Mingin, DO
Rondy Lazaro, MD
Carmen Wong, MD