Orthopaedic Residents Class of 2015 PGY 3

Orthopaedic Residency Program

Orthopaedic Residents: PGY 3

Photo: Alexander Christ  
Alexander Christ 
University of California, Irvine Medical School
Research Interests:  Wnt signaling pathways, Osteosarcoma, RNA processing.

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Elizabeth Cody 
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Research Interests:  Clinical outcomes research.

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Peter Derman 
Dual MD/ MBA program at the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania
Research Interests:  As a dual MD/MBA, Peter primarily focuses his research on the implications of health policy and economics on the field of orthopaedic surgery.

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Grant Garcia
University of Pennsylvania Medical School
Research Interests:  Pathologies of the shoulder and elbow with a focus on shoulder instability and bony defects.

Photo: Elizabeth Gausden 
Elizabeth Gausden 
Weill Cornell Medical College
Research Interests:  Glenoid labral anatomy, novel operative techniques for SLAP repairs and the biceps tendon transfer technique. Elizabeth is also interested in revisiting primary ACL repair research, gender differences in operative outcomes.

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Michael Hendel  
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine

Photo: Joseph Liu 
Joseph Liu  
University of California, San Francisco

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Andre Shaffer  
Weill Cornell Medical College
Research Interests:  Andre majored in applied computational mathematics and biochemistry and has a diverse array of research interests. He would like to find a way to apply math, biology, architecture, and engineering to scientific questions at all levels.

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Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
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