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Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Current Residents


Class of 2016

Anya Katsman - Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Anya Katsman, MD
PGY-5
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.
Undergraduate: University of California, Santa Barbara
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine
Fellowship: Pediatrics, Columbia University/New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, New York, N.Y.


Amrit Khalsa - Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Amrit Khalsa, MD
PGY-5
Hometown: Erdenheim, Pa.
Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University
Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine
Fellowship: Spine, San Diego Spine Fellowship, La Jolla, Calif.


Neil Kumar - Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Neil Kumar, MD
PGY-5
Hometown: Valrico, Fla.
Undergraduate: Lehigh University
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine
Fellowship: Sports Medicine, University of Connecticut, Farmington, Conn.


Mitesh Shah - Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Mitesh Shah, MD
PGY-5
Hometown: Newington, Conn.
Undergraduate: Drexel University
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine
Fellowship: Trauma, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa.


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Class of 2017

Kevin Denehy - Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Kevin Denehy, MD
PGY-4
Hometown: East Greenwich, R.I.
Undergraduate: Franklin and Marshall College
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine
Interests: Sports, Adult Reconstruction


Rich Howell - Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Rich Howell, MD
PGY-4
Hometown: Carlisle, Pa.
Undergraduate: Messiah College
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine
Interests: Sports Medicine


Gurpal Pannu - Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Gurpal Pannu, MD
PGY-4
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
Undergraduate: University of Akron
Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University
Interests: Spine


Nimit Patel - Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Nimit Patel, MD
PGY-4
Hometown: Farmington, Conn.
Undergraduate: University of Connecticut
Medical School: University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Interests: Sports Medicine


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Class of 2018

Tuan Mickey Bui, MD - Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Tuan Mickey Bui, MD
PGY-3
Hometown: Cupertino, Calif.
Undergraduate: University of the Pacific
Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University


Matthew Chin - Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Matthew Chin, MD
PGY-3
Hometown: Port Washington, N.Y.
Undergraduate: Dartmouth College
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine


John Prodromo - Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

John Prodromo, MD
PGY-3
Hometown: South Brunswick, N.J.
Undergraduate: Rutgers University
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine


Matthew Varacallo - Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Matthew Varacallo, MD
PGY-3
Hometown: DuBois, Pa.
Undergraduate:
Washington & Jefferson College
Medical School: Penn State University School of Medicine


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Class of 2019

Garrett Cavanaugh - Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Garrett Cavanaugh, MD
PGY-2
Hometown: El Dorado Hills, Calif.
Undergraduate: California Polytechnic State University
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine


Venkat Kavuri - Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Venkat Kavuri, MD
PGY-2
Hometown: Cerritos, Calif.
Undergraduate: Drexel University
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine


Brandon Shallop - Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Brandon Shallop, MD
PGY-2
Hometown: Commerce Township, Mich.
Undergraduate: University of Michigan
Medical School: Jefferson Medical College


Patrick Wang, MD - Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Patrick Wang, MD
PGY-2
Hometown: Flemington, N.J.
Undergraduate: The College of William and Mary
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine

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Class of 2020

Annie Ashok, MD - Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Annie Ashok, MD
PGY-1
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pa.
Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania
Medical School: Sydney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University


Anthony Boniello, MD - Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Anthony Boniello, MD
PGY-1
Hometown: Somers, N.Y.
Undergraduate: Washington and Lee University
Medical School: Sydney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University


Christy  Christopherson, MD - Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Christy Christopherson, MD
PGY-1
Hometown: Farmington, Minn.
Undergraduate: St. Mary's University
Medical School: University of Minnesota College of Medicine


Michael Nzeogu, MD - Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Michael Nzeogu, MD
PGY-1
Hometown: Westerville, Ohio
Undergraduate: Case Western Reserve University
Medical School: University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine

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Please note that residents and fellows are employed by and insured by the hospital; they are not employees of Drexel University.

Orthopaedic surgeons performing knee surgery.