Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program Faculty
Abraham Theodore Appleton, MD
Hometown: New York City
Residency Training: Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, N.Y. (Orthopedic Surgery)
Fellowship Training: UCSF/San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, Calif. (Orthopaedic Traumatology)
Hobbies: Love of music, art, cooking. Enjoys Bicycling, hiking and tennis
Associate Program Director
Jeffrey Lutton, MD
Hometown: Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Residency Training: Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pa
Hobbies: Boating, Weightlifting, and Rugby.
Chair of Orthopaedics & Chief MSK Service Line
Joseph Y. Choi, MD, PhD, MHA
Hometown: St. Davids, Pennsylvania
Residency Training: State University of New York at Syracuse Health Science Center, Syracuse, N.Y.
Fellowship Training: East Bay Shoulder Clinic, Oakland, California.
Hobbies: Archery, Hunting, and Fishing
Jeffrey Alwine, DO
Residency Training: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, N.J.
Fellowship Training: Plancher Orthpaedics and Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Foundation
Brett Auerbach, DO
Hometown: Long Island, New York
Residency Training: North Shore Long Island Jewish-Planview Hospital, Planview, N.Y. Peninsula Hospital Orthopedic Consortium, Far Rockaway, N.Y.
Fellowship Training: Orthopedic Research of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.
Hobbies: Playing basketball, and spending time with my kids.
David K Austin, MD
Hometown: Corning, New York
Residency Training: SUNY Health Science Center, Syracuse, N.Y.
Hobbies: Biking and Skiing. The outdoors.
Dana LaVanture, MD
Hometown: Loveland, Colorado
Residency Training: Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre Pennsylvania
Fellowship Training: University of Connecticut, Glastonbury, Connecticut
Hobbies: Global, humanitarian, and wilderness medicine; mountain climbing, hiking, backpacking; home renovations
Gavin D O’Mahony, MD
Hometown: Corning, New York
Residency Training: Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, N.Y.
Fellowship Training: University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, N.M.
Hobbies: Music, reading, movies and keeping fit
Christopher G Paramore, MD
Hometown: Grimesland, North Carolina
Residency Training: Duke University Medical Center, N.C.
Fellowship Training: Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona
Hobbies: Golf, collecting wine, and spending time with my wife and 5(now grown) kids.
Kim L Rickert, MD
Hometown: Athens, PA
Residency Training: Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliate Hospitals, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Fellowship Training: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas Texas
Mason Stilwell, MD
Hometown: Ithaca, New York
Residency Training: University Hospital, Syracuse, N.Y.
Fellowship Training: Stanford Hospital, Palo Alto, California.
Hobbies: Hunting & Fishing
Daniel L Tayag, MD
Hometown: Fort Myers, Florida
Residency Training: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Erie, PA
Fellowship Training: Georgia Orthopedic Trauma Institute, Macon, Ga
Hobbies: Table tennis, spending time with my wife and our German Shepherd.
Kierstin Gardner, C-TAGME
Hometown: Sayre, Pennsylvania
Hobbies: Spending time with my kids, Pinterest, Kayaking