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PGY 5

Trey Martin, MD
 

Trey Martin, MD

Hometown: St. Martinville, LA
Undergraduate: Louisiana State University
Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
Orthopaedic Research: Postoperative surgical site infection prevention, percutaneous sacroiliac screw placement, muscle repair
Affiliations AAOS, LOA, AO foundation

 
 Lane Rush, MD
 

Lane Rush, MD

Hometown: Meridian, MS
Undergraduate: University of Mississippi
Medical School: University of Mississippi School of Medicine
Orthopaedic Research: Arthroscopic versus open AC joint reconstruction outcomes and complications; pseudotumor in a well-fixed soft bearing total hip arthroplasty;comparison of short-term complications in open versus arthroscopic AC joint reconstruction; Arthroscopic AC joint reconstruction with allograft/autograft (book chapter)
Affiliations AAOS

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PGY 4

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Tyler Clark, MD

Hometown: Pleasant Hill, CA
Undergraduate: University of California, at Santa Barbara
Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine
Orthopaedic Research: Vented vs. Nonvented Suture Anchors in Rotator Cuff Repair
Use of CT Angiography in Femur Fractures
Suture Anchors vs. Interference Screw technique in FHL Transfers
Affiliations: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

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Robert Nelson Mead, MD

Hometown: Shreveport, LA
Undergraduate: American University, Washington, D.C.
Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine
Orthopaedic Research: Postoperative chondrolysis; Rotator cuff repair vs reverse shoulder arthroplasty in the elderly population; Osteochondritis dissecans lesions in the adolescent elbow; The Inferior Glide Test; Total joint arthroplasty outcomes in the sickle cell disease population
Affiliations: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

  Ed Smith, MD  

Ed Smith, MD

Hometown: Knoxville, TN
Undergraduate: Rhodes College
Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine
Orthopaedic Research: PRP for  MUCL tears
Affiliations: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

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PGY 3

John Heffernan, MD  

John Heffernan, MD

Hometown: Seattle WA
Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania
Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine
Orthopaedic Research: Recurrent Rates of Soulder Instability in Young Adults, Elbow Instability, Remplissage Procedure, CT Angiography in closed femur fractures
Affiliations: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Arthroscopy Association of North America

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William Hester, MD

Hometown: Memphis, TN
Undergraduate: Millsaps College
Medical School: University of Tennessee, Memphis
Orthopaedic Research: Hyaluronan's effect on Bupivacaine and Chondrocytes
Affiliations: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

  Stephen Thon, MD  

Stephen Thon, MD

Hometown: Denver, CO
Undergraduate: University of Colorado, Boulder
Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine
Orthopaedic Research: Transcutaneous Oxygen in Total Knee Arthoplasty; Blood Supply to the Achilles Tendon
Affiliations: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

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PGY 2

Donovan Johnson, MD  

Donovan Johnson, MD

Hometown: Anniston, AL
Undergraduate: Eastern Illinois University
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Orthopaedic Research:  Orthopaedic Trauma, Total Joint Arthroplasty

  Andrew Apple, MD  

Andrew Apple, MD

Hometown: Voorhees, New Jersey
Undergraduate: Duke University
Masters: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine
Orthopaedic Research: Total Joint Arthroplasty, Quality Improvement

  Emily Wild, MD  

Emily Wild, MD

Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Undergraduate: Wake Forest University
Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine

Affiliations: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons horizontal-rule

PGY 1

Oduche Igboechi, MD  

Oduche Igboechi, MD

Hometown: Huntington Station, NY
Undergraduate: Harvard University
Medical School: Tulane School of Medicine
Orthopaedic Research: Total Joint Replacement, Shoulder Repair, and Pediatric Management

Zach Finley, MD


Zachary Finley, MD

Hometown: Rapid City, SD
Undergraduate: Princeton University
Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine
Orthopaedic Research: Hip Arthroscopy, Medical Epicondylitis
Affiliations American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

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