Meet current orthopedic surgery residents (updates in progress):

PGY-5 Chiefs

Marc Angerame, MD

Marc Angerame, MD

Hometown: Arlington Heights, IL

Undergraduate: Loyola University Chicago

Medical school: Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine

Fellowship match: Rocky Mountain Joint Replacement Fellowship, Denver, CO

Best thing about Charlotte: Great weather, great food, great people

Interests outside the hospital: Family, golf, motorsports, watersports, hunting, BBQ

Nikkole Haines, MD

Nikkole Haines, MD

Undergraduate: The Johns Hopkins University 

Medical School: Penn State University 

Fellowship match: Adult Reconstruction, Rush, Chicago, Illinois

Michael Le, MD

Undergraduate: University of South Carolina

Medical School: University of South Carolina 

Fellowship Match: Foot & Ankle, Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Tampa, Florida

Kevin Phelps, MD

Kevin Phelps, MD

Former CMC Research Fellow

Undergraduate: Centre College

Medical School: Vanderbilt University

Fellowship Match: Orthopaedic Trauma

Johnny Rodriquez-Feo, MD

John Rodriguez-Feo, MD

Undergraduate: University of Georgia

Medical School: University of Alabama 

Fellowship Match: Spine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

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Christopher Adair, MD

Christopher Adair, MD

Hometown: Maple Valley, WA

Undergraduate: Eastern Washington University

Medical school: Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Career interest: Orthopaedic Surgery

Best thing about Charlotte: Good restaurants and great breweries.  

Interests/hobbies outside of the hospital: Bow hunting, Woodworking, Watching Netflix

Gabbriella Ode, MD

Gabriella Ode, MD

Former CMC Research Fellow

Hometown: Chicago, IL (by way of Nigeria)

Undergraduate: University of Virginia

Medical school: Rush Medical College

Career interest: Applying for a sports medicine fellowship

Best thing about Charlotte: It’s a young, clean, growing city full of people from all over the country. Also, it’s only a day trip away from the beach and the mountains.

Interests/hobbies outside of the hospital: Checking out new CLT restaurants and breweries, comedy shows at the NC Music Factory, antique malls.

Sarah Pierre, MD

Sarah Pierrie, MD

Undergraduate: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Medical School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 

George Vestermark, MD

George Vestermark, MD

Hometown: Indianapolis, Indiana

Undergraduate: Indiana University

Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine

Career Interest: Adult Reconstruction

Best thing(s) about Charlotte: The Weather

Interests/hobbies outside of medicine: Golf, Skiing, Food/BBQ

Paulvalery Roulette, MD

Paulvalery Roulette, MD

Hometown: Amityville, NY

Undergraduate: Cornell University

Medical school: Harvard Medical School

Career Interest: Hand Surgery

Best thing about Charlotte: I love having access to activities associated with a big city while still having an affordable standard of living that is family friendly.

Interests/hobbies outside of  hospital: I enjoy pick up basketball, searching for the best breakfast spots in town, and visiting the parks with my family.

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Vignesh Alamanda, MD

Undergraduate: University of South Florida
Medical School: Vanderbilt University

Bryan Bean, MD

Undergraduate: University of Washington
Medical School: University of California, Los Angeles

Thomas Bemenderfer, MD

Undergraduate: University of Notre Dame
Medical School: Indiana University

Samuel Ford, MD

Hometown: Birmingham, AL

Undergraduate: Wake Forest University

Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine

Career Interest: Foot & Ankle, Joints, Shoulder & Elbow, Hand & Upper Extremity

Best Thing about Charlotte: Outdoor Brewery and Dining Options, Growing Food Scene

Interests/Hobbies Outside of the Hospital: Hiking, Water Sports, Skiing, College Sports

Daniel Leas, MD

Daniel Leas, MD

Former CMC Research Fellow

Undergraduate: University of Georgia

Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina

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Aaron Brandt, MD

Aaron Brandt, MD

Hometown:  Wahoo, NE

Undergraduate:  University of Nebraska

Medical school:  New York University School of Medicine

Career interest: Undecided

Best thing about Charlotte:  Almost all of the good things of a large city with the space and beautiful landscape of a smaller community.

Interests/hobbies outside of the hospital:  I love to play any game (darts, cornhole, pool, etc) or sport (basketball, volleyball, football, etc).  I could watch movies all day.

J. Stewart Buck, MD

J. Stewart Buck, MD 
Current CMC Research Fellow

Hometown: Amherst, MA

Undergraduate school: Williams College, Williamstown, MA

Medical School: Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Career interests: Adult Reconstruction, Trauma, Shoulder/Elbow/Hand

Best things about Charlotte: All of the perks of city living, but way more affordable. Also, breweries.

Interests/hobbies outside of medicine: Surfing, travel, olympic weight lifting, tinkering with my car, playing sports, hanging outside with friends and family.

Scott Dart, MD

Scott Dart, MD


Medical School: Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Patrick Moody, MD

Patrick Moody, MD

Undergraduate: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Medical School: Georgetown University

Michael Ransone, MD

Michael Ransone, MD

Undergraduate: North Carolina State University

Medical School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

John Ruder, MD

John Ruder, MD

Former CMC Research Fellow

Undergraduate: University of Florida

Medical School: University of Central Florida

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PGY-1 Interns

Michael Geary, MD

Michael Geary, MD

Hometown: Rochester, NY

Undergraduate school: Williams College, MA

Medical school: University of Rochester

Career interest: Adult Reconstruction

Best thing about Charlotte: US National Whitewater Center

Interests/hobbies outside of the hospital: Trail running, whitewater kayaking

Jacob Gorbaty, MD

Jacob Gorbaty, MD

Hometown: Tacoma, WA

Undergraduate: Knox College, Illinois

Medical School: University of Washington

Career interests: undecided

Best thing about Charlotte: Food

Interests/hobbies outside of the hospital: Outdoor activities, food, sports

David Macknet, MD

Hometown: Haddonfield, NJ

Undergraduate school: University of Pennsylvania

Medical school: Rutgers - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Career interest: Adult reconstructive surgery or foot and ankle

Best thing about Charlotte: all the outdoor activities and the beers

Interests/hobbies outside of the hospital: Watching/playing all different sports. Exercise. Outdoor activities. Hanging with friends and family. Reading American history and American literature. Listening to classic rock.

Randall McKnight, MD

Randall McKnight, MD

Hometown: West Windsor, NJ

Undergraduate: Dartmouth College

Medical school: University of California, San Diego

Career interest: Pediatrics

Best thing about Charlotte: Live music and good food

Interests/hobbies outside of the hospital: Basketball, ultimate frisbee, concerts, movies

Andrew Wohler, MD

Hometown: Ridgewood, NJ

Undergraduate school: Davidson College

Medical school: Wake Forest University

Career interests: Undecided

Interests/hobbies outside of the hospital: Brewing, Camping, Hiking, Golf, Hunting

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