Catch up with recent graduates from the Saint Louis University School of Medicine Orthopedic Surgery Residency, and see where they are now.
Jay Patel, M.D.
Fellowship: TRIA Sports Medicine and Shoulder Fellowship, Minneapolis
Current Practice: Mercy Health, Rolla, Missouri
“Saint Louis University gave me the opportunity to train at a high-volume institution with a wide variety of pathology. I am grateful for the foundation it gave me going into fellowship and practice. The staff are talented and insightful, and the culture fosters learning and self improvement.”
Nick Sacksteder, M.D.
Fellowship: Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center Program
Current Practice: Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute in Jacksonville, Florida
Rob Corey, M.D.
Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Sports Medicine
Current Practice: Assistant Professor, Guthrie Clinic, Orthopaedic Surgery/Sports Medicine Location, Ithaca/Cortland, New York
"My time at SLU was a wonderful experience. Saint Louis University is a high-volume surgical residency that prepared me to think quickly, problem solve, and be able to handle complex surgical cases that I may not have had the exposure to at other programs. I was able to meet great friends and establish great mentors, many of whom I frequently consult with for complex cases. "
Jonathan Guevara, M.D.
Fellowship: The Cleveland Clinic, Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship
Current Practice: Private Practice, The Hand and Shoulder Center, Fort Worth, Texas
Sean A. Tabaie, M.S., M.D., FAAOS
Fellowship: Northern California Shriner's Hospital for Children/UC Davis Dept. of
Orthopaedic Surgery-Pediatric Orthopaedics Fellowship and Royal Children's Hospital,
Melbourne, Australia- Advanced Pediatric Limb Deformity Fellowship.
Current Practice: Academics, Hospital Employed, Washington, D.C.
"Early hands-on experience with appropriate autonomy that allowed me to develop my surgical skills and set the foundation for my development inot a well-rounded orthopaedic surgeon."
Kevin J. Quigley, M.D.
Current Practice: Private Practice, Signature Medical Group, St. Charles, Missouri
"The SLU Ortho Residency was filled with lots of trauma that prepared me for just about anything."
Frank J. Corrigan, M.D.
Fellowship: University of Chicago, Hand and Upper Extremity
Current Practice: The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey
"My most fond memories of SLU all involve the residents with whom I had the opportunity to work. Hard work, yes, but plently of fun and good times, too."
Pooria Salari, M.D.
Fellowship: Spine Surgery Fellowship, Washington University in St. Louis
Current Practice: Kaiser Permanente, Northern California
Gennadiy Busel, M.D.
Fellowship Orthopaedic Trauma at Tampa General Hospital, Florida
Current Practice: Private practice with academic affiliation and a fellowship
"Fond memory at SLU is betting Dr. Place to grow a mustache if Blues lost to the Blackhawks in the Stanley Cup Playoffs."
Irshad Shakir, M.D.
Fellowship: Southern Joint Replacement Institute
Current Practice: Private Practice, Scottsdale, Arizona
"The trauma experience (at SLU) is one of a kind that set the foundation for my surgical skills."