About our Orthopaedic Residents


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.

PGY 5

Josh Everhart, MD

BS: Biology, The Ohio State Univeristy, 2007
MPH: The Ohio State University, 2013
MD: The Ohio State University College of Medicine, 2013

John Alexander, MD

BS: Biology, molecular and cellular, University of Cincinnati, 2010
MD: The Ohio State University College of Medicine, 2014

Corey Beals, MD

BS: Biomedical science, The Ohio State University, 2009
MD: The Ohio State University College of Medicine, 2013

Andrew Campbell, MD

BS: Biology and neuroscience, security and intelligence, The Ohio State University, 2010
MD: The Ohio State University College of Medicine, 2014

Chris Hamilton, MD

BS: Mechanical engineering, University of Arizona, 2008
MD: University of California, Los Angeles, 2012

Andrew Mundy, MD

BS: Biological sciences, Lee University, 2009
MD: University of Tennessee, 2013

Robert Ryu, MD

BS: Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley, 2006
MD: University of Illinois, 2010

PGY 4

Travis Frantz, MD

BS: Applied exercise science, Huntington University, 2011
MD: Indiana University, 2015

Krystin Hidden, MD

BS: Biology - molecular and cellular, University of Illinois, 2010
MD: University of Toledo, 2015

Steven Niedermeier, MD

BS: Biology, The Ohio State University, 2011
MD: The Ohio State University College of Medicine, 2015

Robert Pettit, MD

BS: Biology, The Ohio State University, 2010
MD: University of Cincinnati, 2015

Darren Plummer, MD

BBA: Accounting, business finance and Mandarin, Gonzaga, 2006
MBA: Business administration nonprofit development, Notre Dame, 2008
MD: Indiana University, 2015

PGY 3

Ryan Blackwell, MD

BS: Human biology, Michigan State, 2010
MD: The Ohio State University College of Medicine, 2016

Aaron Maki, MD

BS: Biomedical engineering, Michigan Tech University, 2007
MS: Bioengineering, University of Illinois, 2010
PhD: Bioengineering, University of Illinois, 2013
MD: University of Illinois, 2016

Shankar Narayanan, MD

BS: Biology, The Ohio State University, 2010
MD: Wright State, 2016

Juan Santiago, MD

BS: Chemical engineering, University of Puerto Rico, 2009
MS: Comparative and veterinary medicine, The Ohio State University, 2014
MD: The Ohio State University College of Medicine, 2016

Sravya Vajapey, MD

BS: Biomedical engineering, The Ohio State University, 2012
MD: Washington University, 2016

PGY 2

Chelsea Brown, MD

BS: Biomedical engineering, Washington University, 2012
MD: The Ohio State University College of Medicine, 2017

Erik Contreras, MD

BS: Chemical engineering, University of Texas - Austin, 2013
MD: University of Texas, Southwestern, 2017

Alex DiBartola, MD

BS: Microbiology, The Ohio State University, 2012
MPH: The Ohio State University, 2017
MD: The Ohio State University College of Medicine, 2017

Joseph Drain, MD

BS: Mechanical engineering, Northwestern, 2010
MD: Case Western, 2017

Kathryn Fideler, MD

BS: Nutritional sciences, Cornell, 2012
MPH: Epidemiology, Columbia, 2013
MD: Chicago Medical, 2017

Carl Quinion, MD

BS: Chemistry and philosophy, Gordon College, 2011
MD: West Virginia, 2017

PGY 1

Jeremy Jones, MD

BS:  History, New York University
MD:  Meharry Medical College
 

James Lin, MD

BS:  Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins
MD:  The Ohio State University
 

Craig Luplow, MD

BS:  Molecular Biology, Univ. of Wyoming
MD:  Univ. of Washington
 

Jesse Morris, MD

BS:  Biology, Wofford College
MD:  Medical University of South Carolina
 

Nicholas Walla, MD

BS:  Biology, The Ohio State University
MD:  Univ. of Toledo
 

Eric Welder, MD

BS:  Biomechanical Engineering, Stanford University
MD:  The Ohio State University