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PGY-5

Sam Bhimani, MD

Hometown:Louisville, KY
Undergrad:Emory University
Medical School:Mercer University SOM
Orthopaedic Interests:Adult Reconstruction
Hobbies:Golf, Basketball, Travel
Caleb Davis, MD

Hometown:Orlando, FL
Undergrad:University of Memphis
Medical School:University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Orthopaedic Interests:Shoulder and Elbow Arthroplasty/Arthroscopy
Hobbies:Powerlifting, Hiking, Cello
Justin Givens, MD

Hometown:Greensburg, KY
Undergrad:Lindsey Wilson College
Medical School:University of Louisville SOM
Orthopaedic Interests:Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Hobbies:Weightlifting, Bourbon Collecting
Lauren Protzer, MD

Hometown:Bellbrook, OH
Undergrad:University of Florida
Medical School:University of Louisville SOM
Orthopaedic Interests:Hand and Upper Extremity
Hobbies:Running, Camping, Hiking, Cooking, Reading, Traveling, Attending Concerts
Austin Smith, MD

Hometown:Tonganoxie, KS
Undergrad:University of Kansas School of Engineering
Medical School:University of Kansas SOM
Orthopaedic Interests:Shoulder, Sports, Upper Extremity, Arthroplasty
Hobbies:Traveling, Hiking, Home and Car Projects, Super Smash Brothers (N64)

PGY-4

Mike Granade, MD

Hometown:Charleston, SC
Undergrad:College of Charleston
Medical School:University of South Carolina SOM
Orthopaedic Interests:Adult Reconstruction
Hobbies:Golf, Hockey
Lauren Nelson, MD

Hometown:Scott’s Valley, VA
Undergrad:Santa Clara University
Medical School:St. Louis University SOM
Orthopaedic Interests:Hand, Spine
Hobbies:Running, Hiking, Reading, Puzzles
Travis Parkulo, MD

Hometown:Beckley, WV
Undergrad:West Virginia University
Medical School:Marshall University SOM
Orthopaedic Interests:Adult Reconstruction, Trauma
Hobbies:Gardening, Spending time with wife and two dogs
Jarod Richards, MD

Hometown:Palmyra, IN
Undergrad:University of Southern Indiana
Medical School:Indiana University SOM
Orthopaedic Interests:Sports, Arthroscopy, Joint Preservation, General Orthopaedics
Hobbies:Running, Cycling, Boating, Being outdoors, Spending time with wife and family
Nick St. Germain, MD

Hometown:Brockton, MA
Undergrad:Georgia Institute of Technology
Medical School:University of Massachusetts SOM
Orthopaedic Interests:Adult Reconstruction, Sports
Hobbies:Sailing

PGY-3

Elive Likine, MD

Hometown:Rochester Hills, MI
Undergrad:University of Michigan
Medical School:Indiana University SOM
Orthopaedic Interests:Upper Extremity, Adult Reconstruction, Sports
Hobbies:Bettering myself through health and fitness, NBA/NFL, Grilling/Smoking Meats, Yard Work, Boating, Caring for my two Pitbulls
Charlie Long, MD

Hometown:Charlotte, NC
Undergrad:Appalachian State University
Medical School:University of Louisville SOM
Orthopaedic Interests:Hand, Sports
Hobbies:Rock Climbing, Mountain Biking
Jake Markel, MD

Hometown:Ann Arbor, MI
Undergrad:University of Michigan
Medical School:Wayne State University SOM
Orthopaedic Interests:Foot & Ankle, Spine, Trauma
Hobbies:University of Michigan/Detroit Sports, Drums, Board Games, Alpine Skiing
Adam Miller, MD

Hometown:Richmond, VA
Undergrad:James Madison University
Medical School:University of Louisville SOM
Orthopaedic Interests:Adult Reconstruction
Hobbies:Weight Lifting, Half Marathon running, Football
Shikha Sachdeva, MD

Hometown:Pikeville, KY
Undergrad:Duke University
Medical School:University of Louisville SOM
Orthopaedic Interests:Musculoskeletal Oncology, Trauma
Hobbies:Hiking, Biking/Peloton, Dogs, Playing Piano, Traveling
Mike Sirignano, MD

Hometown:Franklin, MA
Undergrad:Wake Forest University
Medical School:University of Cincinnati SOM
Orthopaedic Interests:Shoulder & Elbow, Upper Extremity Trauma
Hobbies:Travel, Photography, Golf

PGY-2

Sarag Abhari, MD

Hometown:Louisville, KY
Undergrad:University of Louisville
Medical School:University of Louisville SOM
Orthopaedic Interests:Adult Reconstruction, Hand and Upper Extremity
Hobbies:Soccer, Weightlifting, Reading, Trying new foods, FIFA
James Gainer, MD

Hometown:Elkins, WV
Undergrad:West Virginia Wesleyan College
Medical School:Marshall University SOM
Orthopaedic Interests:Adult Reconstruction, Trauma, Spine
Hobbies:Exercise, Hiking, Playing Basketball/Baseball
Jonathan Gardner, MD

Hometown:Louisville, KY
Undergrad:University of Kentucky
Medical School:University of Louisville SOM
Orthopaedic Interests:Sports, Adult Reconstruction
Hobbies:Wake Surfing, Golfing, Lifting weights
Dallas Hagman, MD

Hometown:Louisville, KY
Undergrad:University of Louisville
Medical School:University of Louisville SOM
Orthopaedic Interests:Hand, Trauma
Hobbies:Miami Dolphins Football, Pick-Up Basketball, Movies, Spending time with Fiancé
Alex Jouflas, MD

Hometown:Fruita, CO
Undergrad:University of Arizona
Medical School:University of Colorado SOM
Orthopaedic Interests:Joints, Sports, Trauma
Hobbies:Denver Broncos Football, Arizona Wildcats Basketball, Golf, Hiking, Traveling

PGY-1

Rahool Bhimani, MD

Hometown:Louisville, KY
Undergrad:Washington University in St. Louis
Medical School:Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Orthopaedic Interests:Sports, Adult Reconstruction
Hobbies:Golf, Louisville Basketball, Trying out new restaurants
Ruben Bueno, MD

Hometown:Milan, MO
Undergrad:University of Missouri
Medical School:University of Kansas
Orthopaedic Interests:Upper Extremity, Sports
Hobbies:Following Kansas City Chiefs & Royals, International Soccer (Mexico), Disc Golf, True crime documentaries/podcasts and trying new restaurants
Joseph Kitchen, MD

Hometown:Louisville, KY
Undergrad:University of Alabama
Medical School:University of Louisville SOM
Orthopaedic Interests:Sports, Adult Reconstruction, Pediatrics
Hobbies:Exercise, Watching Basketball and Football, Playing Guitar
Ryan Weegens, MD

Hometown:Ft. Hood, Texas
Undergrad:University of Louisville
Medical School:University of Louisville SOM
Orthopaedic Interests:Spine, Sports
Hobbies:Geocaching, Soccer, Thrift Shopping, Traveling, Hiking, Reading

John Whitaker, MD

Hometown:Salt Lake City, Utah
Undergrad:University of Utah
Medical School:University of Louisville SOM
Orthopaedic Interests:Sports, Shoulder and Elbow
Hobbies:Mountain Biking, Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Hiking, Shooting, Reading