Orthopedic Surgery Staff

The Department of Orthopedic Surgery at John Peter Smith Hospital and the University of North Texas Health Science Center is a multidisciplinary group of Orthopedic and podiatric surgeons who are involved in patient care, education, and research. This team of surgeons and staff collaborate to provide comprehensive care of all musculoskeletal problems in a caring environment while utilizing modern surgical techniques and technologies. Our surgeons also instruct and teach Orthopedic and podiatric residents in our fully accredited graduate medical education programs at John Peter Smith Hospital. The individual departmental faculty members actively participate in research and have published in internationally recognized peer reviewed journals. Within these rich clinical and academic practices, our Orthopedic and podiatric surgeons and staff provide compassionate, evidence based care to achieve optimal outcomes and patient satisfaction.

We have 16 full time faculty members, 16 clinical faculty members and one full time biomechanical engineer devoted to resident education in all areas of orthopaedic surgery.

David M. Lichtman, M.D.  David M. Lichtman, MD - Chairman
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Hand/Upper Extremity
Russell Wagner, M.D.  Russell Wagner, MD - Orthopaedic Program Director
Adult Reconstruction
Brian Carpenter, D.P.M.  Brian Carpenter, DPM - Podiatry Program Director
Foot and Ankle Surgery
Paul Cho, M.D.  Paul Cho, MD - Spine Surgery 
Daniel Clearfield, D.O.  Daniel Clearfield, DO - Sports Medicine 
Cory Collinge, M.D.  Cory Collinge, MD - Trauma Surgery 
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Thad Dean, DO - Adult Reconstruction
Douglas Dickson, M.D.  Douglas Dickson, MD - Spine Surgery 
Alan Garret, D.P.M.  Alan Garret, DPM - Foot and Ankle Surgery 
Mayme Richie-Gillespie, M.D.  Mayme Richie-Gillespie, MD - Orthopaedic Oncology Surgery 
Elizabeth Hulsey, P.A.-C.  Elizabeth Bloomfield, PA-C - Physician Assistant 
Victor Kosmopoulas, M.D.  Victor Kosmopoulas, PhD - Biomechanical Research 
Travis Motley, D.P.M.  Travis Motley, DPM - Foot and Ankle Surgery 
Arvind D. Nana, M.D.  Arvind D. Nana, M.D. - Orthopaedic Trauma 
Timothy Niacaris, M.D.  Timothy Niacaris, MD, PhD - Hand/Upper Extremity 
Robert Reddix, Jr., M.D.  Robert Reddix, Jr., MD - Director Orthopaedic Trauma 
Hugo Sanchez, M.D.  Hugo Sanchez, MD, PhD - Adult Reconstruction 
Alan Stockard, D.O.  Alan Stockard, DO - Sports Medicine 
Brian Webb, M.D.  Brian Webb, MD - Sports Medicine Surgery 
Michael Wimmer, M.D.  Michael Wimmer, MD - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 
Bobby Wroten, M.D.  Bobby Wroten, MD - Hand Surgery 
Rob Burke, M.D.  Ron Burke, MD – Pediatric Surgery 
John Conway, M.D.  John Conway, MD – Sports Medicine, Surgery 
Charles Cook, M.D.  Charles Cook, MD – Foot & Ankle Surgery 
Ted Crofford, M.D.  Ted Crofford, MD – Adult Reconstruction 
David Gray, M.D.  David Gray, MD – Pediatric Surgery 
Hinton Hamilton, M.D.  Hinton Hamilton, MD – Pediatric Surgery 
Jason Kennedy, M.D.  Jason Kennedy, MD – Pediatric Surgery 
John Malonis, M.D.  John Malonis, MD – Spine Surgery 
Matthew Mayfield, M.D.  Matthew Mayfield, MD – Pediatric Surgery 
Larry Messer, M.D.  Larry Messer, MD – Pediatric Surgery 
Richard Schuster, M.D.  Richard Schuster, MD – Pediatric Surgery 
Pam Sherman, M.D.  Pam Sherman, MD – Pediatric Hand Surgery 
Chris Vara, M.D.  Chris Vara, MD – Pediatric Surgery 
Keith Watson, M.D.  Keith Watson, MD – Shoulder Surgery