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Our faculty and staff are committed to training practicing orthopaedic surgeons with the broadest possible experience. We offer a five year program (four per year), and a six-year option (one per year) that allows for a dedicated year of research following the PGY-2 clinical year.

Residents rotate at three month intervals on subspecialty services that function as small practice groups under the leadership of the chief resident, with close supervision of an teaching by attending staff.

Photo of Garin Hecht, MD Garin G. Hecht, M.D.
University of Michigan Medical School
M.D. (2012)
University of California, Davis
B.S. Exercise Biology (2007)
Dr Hodges Clayton T. Hodges, M.D.
Ohio State University College of Medicine
M.D. (2012)
University of California, Santa Barbara
B.S. Microbiology (2000)
Dr Lucas Justin F. Lucas, M.D.
Tulane University School of Medicine
M.D.(2012)
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
M.S. Polymers and Coating Science (2007) 
B.S. Biochemistry (2007)
Dr Taylor John R. Taylor, M.D.
University of Utah School of Medicine
M.D. (2012)
University of Utah
M.P.H. Public Health (2008)
Utah State University
B.S. Public Health (2006)
Dr Calafi

Arash Calafi, M.D.
University of California San Diego School of Medicine
M.D.  (2013)
University of California, Berkeley
B.A. Molecular and Cellular Biology (2007)

Dr Hopkins Justin N. Hopkins, M.D.
University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
M.D. (2013)
University of California, Los Angeles
B.S. Physiological Science (2008)
Dr Monazzam Shafagh Monazzam, M.D.
University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
Internship: General Surgery (2011)
M.D. (2010)
University of California, San Diego
B.S. General Biology (2005)
B.A. Psychology (2005)
Dr Nathe Ryan J. Nathe, M.D.
New York Medical College
M.D. (2013)
University of Washington
B.S. Neurobiology (2009)
Dr Nedophil Alexander J. Nedopil, M.D.
Julius Maximilian University
Internship: Orthopaedic Surgery (2013)
Technische Universitaet Muenchen
M.D. (2008)
Dr Wegner Adam M. Wegner, M.D., Ph.D.
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
M.D. (2012)
PhD. Neuroscience (2008)
The College of Wooster
B.A. Chemistry (2001)
Dr Trevor Shelton Trevor J. Shelton, M.D.
University of Utah School of Medicine
M.D. (2014)
University of Utah
M.S. Biomedical Engineering (2009)
B.S. Biomedical Engineering (2009)
Dr Jacob Carl Jacob R. Carl, M.D.
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
M.D. (2014)
University of California, San Diego
B.S. Human Biology (2009)
Dr  Jacob Fennessey Jacob H. Fennessy, M.D.
Georgetown University School of Medicine
M.D. (2014)
M.S. Physiology and Biophysics (2009)
University of California, Santa Barbara
B.S. Biochemistry (2006)
Dr. Heyrani Nasser Heyrani, M.D.
University of California, Los Angeles
M.D. (2013)
University of California, Los Angeles
B.S. Psychobiology (2009)
Dr Andrew Meyers Andrew J. Meyers, M.D.
University of California, Davis School of Medicine
M.D. (2014)
Georgetown University
M.S. Physiology and Biophysics (2010)
University of California, Davis
B.S. Biological Sciences (2008)
Dr Ruwan Ratnayake Ruwan Ratnayake, M.D.
Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
M.D. (2014)
University of Washington
B.S. Neurobiology (2009)
Dr Robert Harper

Robert A. Harper, M.D.
University of Missouri School of Medicine
M.D. (2015)
Washington University
M.A. Biological Sciences (2011)
University of Missouri
B.A. English Literature (2002)

Dr Kyle Natsuhara Kyle M. Natsuhara, M.D.
University of California, Los Angeles
M.D. (2015)
University of California, Los Angeles
B.S. Physiological Science (2010)
Dr Augustine Saiz Augustine M. Saiz Jr., M.D.
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
M.D. (2015)
University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
B.S. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2010)
Dr Alvin Shieh Alvin K. Shieh, M.D.
University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
M.D. (2015)
University of California, San Diego
M.S. Electrical Engineering (2010)
B.S. Electrical Engineering (2008)
Dr Avreeta Singh Avreeta K. Singh, M.D.
University of California, Davis School of Medicine
M.D. (2015)
University of California, Davis
B.S. Exercise Biology (2010)
Ryan Anderson, M.D.

Ryan L. Anderson, M.D.
University of California, Davis School of Medicine
M.D. (2016)
Columbia University
M.S. Human Nutrition (2013)
University of California, Irvine
B.S. Biomedical Engineering (2010)

Donald Kephart, MD Donald T. Kephart, M.D.
Emory University School of Medicine
M.D. (2016)
Dartmouth College
B.A. Environmental Studies (2011)
Patrick Michelier, M.D.

Patrick V. Michelier, M.D.
University of California, Davis School of Medicine
M.D. (2016)
University of California, Davis
B.S. Exercise Biology (2010)

Daniel O'Connor, M.D. Daniel T. O'Connor, M.D.
University of California, Davis School of Medicine
M.D. (2016)
University of California, Berkeley
B.S. Chemical Biology (2010)
John Weullner, MD John C. Wuellner, M.D.
Uniformed Services of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
M.D. (2012)
U.S. Air Force Academy
B.S. Biochemistry (2008)