Orthopedic Residency Faculty and Residents
There are ten full-time faculty members, as well as a number of volunteer faculty, who are enthusiastic clinicians committed to teaching. Our volunteers have been extremely supportive of resident education. Each service has a director who develops an academic curriculum keeping the residents education as the top priority.
George Haidukewych, MD
Dr. Haidukewych, Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Central Florida, is a full-time fellowship trained traumatologist and Co-Director of the Orthopedic Trauma Service at Orlando Health. He is also Chief of Complex Adult Reconstruction, and, in addition to his trauma duties, performs a significant number of complex revision total joint cases. His practice also includes post traumatic reconstructive surgery of the hip and knee joint, and management of prosthetic infections. Dr. Haidukewych received his M.D. degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. He then completed his residency at the Mayo Clinic, in Rochester, Minnesota. After his trauma fellowship in Tampa, Florida, he returned to the Mayo Clinic where he served as Chief of Orthopedic Trauma. He then joined the Florida Orthopedic Institute in Tampa where he served as co-director of the Adult Reconstructive Fellowship and Associate Professor at the University of South Florida.
Joshua Langford, MD
Dr. Langford was born and raised in rural Northern Illinois. He attended Washington University in St. Louis for his undergraduate degree and then continued on to The University of Illinois College of Medicine for his medical degree. After this, he completed the Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, NY. He then completed an orthopedic traumatology fellowship at Tampa General Hospital under the tutelage of Dr. Roy Sanders and the Florida Orthopedic Institute's Orthopedic Trauma Service. His interests include post traumatic deformity, limb lengthening, limb salvage, bone infection, and pelvic/acetabular fractures. Dr. Joshua Langford joined the Orthopedic Faculty Practice in August 2008.
Kenneth J. Koval, MD
Director of Orthopedic Research
Dr. Koval attended and received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. He completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at the Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopedic Institute in New York and completed a fellowship in Orthopedic Traumatology at the University of South Florida, Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL. His research interests include fracture epidemiology, outcomes research and the treatment of hip, wrist and ankle fractures.
Stanley Kupiszewski, MD
Dr. Stanley Kupiszewski was born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, raised in Tallahassee Florida. He attended the University of Florida and was a member of the National Championship swimming team in 1983 and 1984. Dr. Kupiszewski has been with Orlando Health since August 2006.
Mark Munro, MD
Dr. Mark Munro was raised in New York State and went to college at Houghton College in Houghton, New York. His next nine years were spent in Pennsylvania at Penn State Medical School and orthopedic residency at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. His orthopedic training was continued with an Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship in Tampa, Florida, specializing in pelvic fractures and upper/lower extremity fractures. Dr. Munro has been with Orlando Health since August 2004.
Mark Birnbaum, MD
Dr. Birnbaum manages congenital and traumatic problems of the upper extremities in children. He is probably the hardest worker in the group and is always available to see consultations or assist with difficult cases of any type.
Jose Herrera-Soto, MD
Dr. Herrera-Soto trained in Puerto Rico and Cincinnati, Ohio. Prior to joining the Pediatric Orthopedic Medical Education Faculty Practice, he served on the faculty at Penn State University. Dr. Herrera-Soto is an accomplished spine surgeon and recently completed a special fellowship in Switzerland where he studied new methods for complex hip surgery in children and young adults with early onset arthritis. He has published several scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and has been a speaker at national and international meetings.
Raymond Knapp, MD
Dr. Knapp hails from West Virginia and has additional training in highly complex spinal deformity in children. He has had additional training in innovative methods developed in Korea as well as new methods developed in the United States. Dr. Knapp also manages children with congenital and acquired amputations in addition to his general interest in trauma and other aspects of pediatric orthopedics.
Charles Price, MD
Dr. Price has contributed to the advancement of pediatric orthopedics in the area of limb lengthening, limb deformity correction, non-operative and operative management of scoliosis, and certain hip disorders in children. He is internationally known for his clinical and academic achievements, including numerous scientific publications and book chapters on a variety of subjects. He brings a perspective of experience that is extremely valuable to the group.
Jonathan Phillips, MD
Dr. Phillips trained as a general surgeon in Great Britain prior to entering orthopedic training in the United States. His broad knowledge and experience as a British surgeon brings a perspective to the practice that is novel and innovative. His special interests include neck problems in children, trauma, neuromuscular disorders, and spinal deformity. Additionally, Dr. Phillips has developed and patented a unique fixation device for treating femur fractures in children. This special device is being used throughout the U.S. and Europe.
Brett James Lewellyn, MD
Daryl C. Osbar, MD
Daryl C. Osbahr, MD, is an internationally renowned orthopedic sports medicine surgeon that serves as chief of sports medicine for Orlando Health. He previously served as the director of sports medicine research and associate director of the MedStar Sports Medicine Fellowship at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He is currently a team physician to Orlando City Soccer Club, assistant team physician to the Washington Nationals Baseball Club and previously served as a team physician and orthopedic consultant to other professional and college-level teams, including the Washington Redskins, Baltimore Ravens, Loyola University of Maryland, Birmingham Barons, Troy University, the Professional Golf Association and the Alabama Ballet. He completed an orthopedic surgery residency at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, NY and an orthopedic sports medicine fellowship at the Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham, AL, under the guidance of Dr. James Andrews.
Rotation Directors and Voluntary Teaching Faculty
Orthopedic Sports Medicine
Daryl Osbahr, MD
Tom Winters, MD
Kevin Nowicki, MD
Joseph Flynn, Jr, MD
Geoffrey Stewart, MD
Michael Broom, MD
Brett Lewellyn, MD
Kurt Gasner, M
Mike Riiggenbach, MD
Orthopedic Adult Reconstruction
George Haidukewych, MD
David Lucas, MD
G. Douglas Letson, MD
Odion Binitie, MD
Foot and Ankle
Stephen Choung, MD
UF Neurosurgery Group at Orlando Health
William Friedman, MD
Jaques Farkas, MD
Perry Dhaliwal, MD