Current Residents

2023

Julio Rodriguez, MD

Julio Rodriguez, MD

Year: 2023
Hometown: Miami, FL
Undergraduate School: University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Medical School: Ponce Health Sciences University, SOM, Ponce, PR
Clinical Interests: Orthopaedic trauma and complex fractures, sports medicine, and joint reconstruction.
Personal Interests: Spending time with friends and family, billiards, fishing, traveling, Gator sports, and Miami Heat basketball.
Alisina Shahi, MD

Alisina Shahi, MD

Year: 2023
Hometown: Tehran, Iran
Medical School: Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Clinical Interests: Orthopaedic trauma, spine, and joint reconstruction.
Personal Interests: I enjoy spending time with my family, music, economy, cooking, clinical research, and golfing.

2024

Jigar Gandhi, MD

Jigar Gandhi, MD

Year: 2024
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate School: Passaic County Community College, Paterson, NJ
Medical School: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ
Clinical Interests: Orthopaedic surgery
Personal Interests: Hiking, running, bicycling, and cooking.
Rock Hwang, MD

Rock Hwang, MD

Year: 2024
Hometown: Irvine, California
Undergraduate School: Tufts University, Medford, MA
Medical School: Drexel College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Clinical Interests: Orthopaedic surgery
Personal Interests: Cycling, mountain biking, trail running, soccer, and baseball.
Adel Mahjoub, MD

Adel Mahjoub, MD

Year: 2024
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate School: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
Clinical Interests: Orthopaedic surgery.
Personal Interests: Music, technical challenge, and camaraderie, and a lead on the advanced salsa team of Los Sabrosos Dance Company.

2025

Parker Johnsen, MD

Parker Johnsen, MD

Year: 2025
Hometown: Lynchburg, Virginia
Undergraduate School: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA
Clinical Interests: Orthopaedic surgery
Personal Interests: Fly fishing, home brewing, and running.
Christopher Rivera-Pintado, MD

Christopher Rivera-Pintado, MD

Year: 2025
Hometown: Bayamon, Puerto Rico
Undergraduate School: Delaware State University, Dover, DE
Medical School: Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, NJ
Clinical Interests: Orthopaedic Trauma, hand surgery, and pediatric orthopaedics.

2026

Manan Patel, MD

Manan Patel, MD

Year: 2026
Hometown: Edison, New Jersey
Undergraduate School: New York University, New York City, NY
Medical School: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL
Personal Interests: Cooking, New Jersey Nets basketball, visual art, and reality TV
Deep Patel, MD

Deep Patel, MD

Year: 2026
Hometown: Parsippany and Jersey City, New Jersey
Undergraduate School: New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ
Medical School: Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, NJ
Clinical Interests: Trauma, spine, gait analysis, medical education (video production and VR training), and 3D printing (additive manufacturing).

2027

Samantha Harrer, MD

Samantha Harrer, MD

Year: 2027
Hometown: Downingtown, PA
Undergraduate School: Rosemont College
Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Clinical Interests: Orthopaedic Surgery
Personal Interests: Cycling, running, hiking, guitar, bass, live music, reading and fashion.
Neil Kelly, MD, PhD

Neil Kelly, MD, PhD

Year: 2027
Hometown: Mount Holly, New Jersey
Undergraduate School: College of New Jersey
Graduate School: University of Connecticut (MA), University of Alabama at Birmingham (PhD)
Medical School: Weill Cornell Medical College
Professional Goals: Academic Surgery, Research
Personal Interests: Spending time with family and friends, creating/ playing backyard sports, watching Philadelphia sports teams ( particularly the Eagles), exercising, and listening to music.