Directory

“VCU PM&R is proud of all the achievements by our alumni before, during and after their training at our institution.”

McKinnley

William McKinley, M.D.

Vice chairman of education

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Sharondia Gaines
GME coordinator
PO Box 980677 
Richmond, Virginia 23298
sharondia.smith@vcuhealth.org
Phone: (804) 828-8693 

William McKinley, M.D.
Program director
william.mckinley@vcuhealth.org

Our PM&R alumni are stationed throughout the nation and world. Take a look at our current fellows and see where our alumni work now. 

To update your information in this directory, please contact our GME coordinator, Sharondia Gaines, at sharondia.smith@vcuhealth.org or (804) 828-8693.

Residency +

2016

  • 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

2015

  • 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

2014

  • 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.

2013

  • 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

2012

  • 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.

2011

  • 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

2010

  • 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.

2009

  • Pai, Ajit, Chief PM&R, McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, Va.
  • Caruso, Debbie, physician, McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, Va.
  • Snyder, John, Spine Institue 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.

2008

  • 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

2007

  • 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.

2006

  • 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.

2005

  • 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.

2004

  • 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.

2003

  • 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

2002

  • Qutubuddin, Abu, physician, McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, VA.
  • Mujteba, Nayyer, Duluth, Min.
  • White, Joy, Desert Ortho Center, Rancho, Mirage, Calif.
  • Gadi, RK, deceased

2001

  • 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.

2000

  • 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.

1999

  • 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

1998

  • Carone, Patrick, Indiana, Pa.
  • Christopher, Anne, Chesterfield, Mo.
  • Hsu, Gin-Ming, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • Twigg, Aaron, Clarksville, Md.
  • Wisor, Doug, Capital Spine and Pain Center

1997

  • 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

1996

  • 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

1995

  • 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.

1994

  • 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.

1993

  • 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.

1992

  • 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.

1991

  • Walker, William, VCU PM&R
  • Lum, Tom, deceased
  • Henry, Michael, Rehab Management Systems, Sacramento, Calif.

1990

  • 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.

1989

  • Rucker, Karen
  • 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.

1988

  • Liguori, John, Coastal Rehab Associates, Wilmington, N.C.

1987

  • 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.

1986

  • Milner-Brage, John, Cedar Falls, Iowa
  • Piechal, William
  • Stutesman, James, Lynchburg, Va.
  • Stutesman, Andrea Allen, Lynchburg, Va.
  • Jones, Albert, med director, Sheltering Arms Hospital, Richmond, Va.

1985

  • Crawford, Cynthia, Florida Rehab Institute, Vero Beach, Fla.
  • Sidhu, Jatinder, Richmond, Va.
  • Yanessa, Richard, Arnot-Ogden Med Center, Elmira, N.Y.

1984

  • Pelligra, Sam, Hand Management Specialty, Greensboro, N.C.
  • Ferguson, Steve, Knoxville, Tenn.

1981

  • Midha, Meena, retired
Pain Medicine Fellowship +

Pain Medicine Fellowship

2015

  • Teresa M. Kerge
  • Aisha Rahman
  • Justin H. Thompson

2014

  • Christopher Bovinet
  • Caitlin Innerfield
  • Henry Lee
  • Islam Saleh

2013

  • Audra Eason
  • Maria Eppig
  • Mauna Radahd
  • Andrew Medvedosky
  • Timothy Reis

2012

  • Jose Barreto
  • Jeremy Hoff
  • Michele Martin
  • Costa Soteropoulos
  • Jacqueline Weisbein

2011

  • Christopher Dawson
  • Anthony DiNicola
  • Scott Fuchs
  • Ripal Parikh
  • Igor Smelyansky

2000

  • Frederick Dery
  • Ehab Shalaby
  • John Snyder
  • Ryan Wetzel
  • Barton Wild
  • Ayasha Williams-Sharron

2009

  • Jenny Andrus
  • Jonathan French
  • Gregory Moore
  • Konrad Ng
  • Kenneth Powell
  • Robert Westrol

2008

  • Daniel Heller
  • Joshua Levin
  • Norman McCoomer
  • Lane Peterson
  • Raj Sureja

2007

  • Dale Ratclifee
  • William Beckworth
  • Andrew Hou
  • Benjamin Seeman

2006

  • Puneet Aggarwal
  • Jennie Brenenborg-Baublitz
  • Nadeem Khan

2005

  • Lisa Grant-Enders
  • Llewellyn Packia Raj
  • Kimberely Yvette Smith

2004

  • David Berkower
  • Craig Neleson
  • Antonio Quidgley-Nevares

2003

  • Sergey Iliyev
  • David Kim

2002

  • Clifton Burt
SCI Fellowship +

2015

  • No fellow

2014

  • Steve Jackson (VCU)
  • Will Carter (VCU)

2013

  • Jeff Tubbs (VCU)

2012

  • Camillo Castillo (VCU)

2011

  • Tim Hudson (Colorado)
  • Tracy Kent (UNC)

2010

  • Ajit Pai (VCU)
  • Deborah Caruso (VCU)

2009

  • No fellow

2008

  • No fellow

2007

  • Steven Deschner (VCU, neurology)

2006

  • No fellow

2005

  • Merle Orr, M.D. (VCU, PM&R)

2004

  • Kamalendra Mondal, M.D. (St. Lukes (NY), internal medicine)

2003

  • No fellow

2002

  • Ron Daniels, M.D. (VCU/MCV, anesthesia)
  • Lourdes Alfonso, M.D. (Suny, PM&R)

2001

  • Vidya Jayawardina, M.D. (Rochester, PM&R)

2000

  • 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)

1999

  • Raymond Milan, M.D. (East Carolina University, PM&R)
  • Mahammad Saddique, D.O. (Schwab Rehab Hospital, PM&R)

1998

  • Sari Eapen, M.D. (Mt. Sinai)

1996

  • Alfredo Sison, M.D.

1994

  • Kenneth Moore
TBI/Polytrauma Fellowship +

2015

  • William Robbins (VCU)
  • Caroline Sizer (Georgetown MedStar NRH)

2015

  • No fellow

2014

  • Frederick Aziz – private practice, Yakima, Wash.

2013

  • Isaac Darko – VAMC, Cincinnati
  • Foluke Akinyemi – VAMC, Fayetteville, N.C.

2012

  • Jay Granier – VAMC, St. Louis, Mo.
  • Yevgeny Zadov – private practice, Hershey, Pa.

2011

  • Blessen Eapen – VAMC, San Antonio
  • Billie Schultz – private practice, Rochester, Minn.

2010

  • Shietal Bavishi – private practice, Cincinnati
  • Matthew Goodwin – VAMC, Little Rock, Ark.