About our Fellows

The Ohio State University’s Department of Orthopaedics offers a dynamic learning environment for residents and fellows. Our alumni have achieved prominence and success throughout the United States. Meet our Orthopaedic Surgery Sports Medicine and Hand Surgery Fellows.

Orthopedic Surgery Sports Medicine Fellows



Scott Kuzma, MD

BS, Athletic Training, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
MD, Medical College of Wisconsin
Orthopedic Sports Medicine Research Fellowship, Mayo Clinic
Orthopedic Surgery Residency, Medical College of Wisconsin


Scott Smith, MD

BA, Biochemistry, DePaw University
MD, Indiana University School of Medicine
Orthopedic Surgery Residency, Medical College of Wisconsin

Hand Surgery Fellows


Ryan Hamilton, MD

BS: Wright State University, Biological Sciences and Anatomy
MD: Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine
Residency: Orthopaedics, University of Toledo


Steve Rueda, MD

BS: University of Miami, Biomedical Engineering and Economics
MD: University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Residency: Plastic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation