Grand Rounds

Date: 9/6/2017
Time: 7:30 a.m.
Location: 2ACC Learning Center
Topic: QuIPS (closed to public)
Facilitator: David Bennett, MD


Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

MSC10 5600
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Phone: 505-272-2231 (clinic hotline) 505-272-4107 (academic office)
Fax: 505-272-8098

Current Residents

Chief Residents

Erika Garbrecht, MD (photo)

Erika Garbrecht, MD


Hometown: Yukon, OK
Undergraduate: Oklahoma City University - Oklahoma City, OK
Medical School: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine - Oklahoma City, OK
Interests: Hiking, Soccer, Traveling


Brett Mulawka, MD (photo)

Brett Mulawka, MD


Hometown: St. Cloud, MN
Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin - Madison, WI
Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School - Minneapolis, MN
Fellowship: Adult Reconstruction - Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Interests: Hiking, Snowboarding, Mountain Biking


Brielle Payne, MD (photo)

Brielle Payne, MD


Hometown: Dallas, TX
Undergraduate: University of Texas at Austin - Austin, TX
Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas - Dallas, TX
Fellowship: Pediatric Orthopaedics - Baylor University
Interests: Texas football, hiking, cooking/baking/eating, home improvement/DIY, pretending to know how to golf


Tony Pedri, MD (photo)

Tony Pedri, MD


Hometown: Rock Springs, WY
Undergraduate: University of Sioux Falls - Sioux Falls, SD
Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine - Seattle, WA
Fellowship: Trauma - Regions Hospital/University of Minnesota
Interests: Hunting, Golfing, Basketball


Alex Telis, MD (photo)

Alex Telis, MD


Hometown: Washington, D.C.
Undergraduate: Colby College - Waterville, ME
Medical School: George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences - Washington, DC
Fellowship: Trauma - University of Southern California
Interests: Climbing, Skiing, Mountain Biking

Post Graduate Year 4

Christopher Bankhead, MD (photo)

Christopher Bankhead, MD


Hometown: Baton Rouge, LA
Undergraduate: Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge, LA
Medical School: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center -
New Orleans, LA

Andy Dollahite, MD (photo)

Andy Dollahite, MD


Hometown: Reedley, CA
Undergraduate: Cal Poly - San Luis Obispo, CA
Medical School: University of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA
Interests: home-roasting coffee, backpacking, grilling, metaphysical poetry, reading with my kids

Patrick Gilligan, MD (photo)

Patrick Gilligan, MD


Hometown: Santa Fe, NM
Undergraduate: University of New Mexico - Albuquerque, NM
Medical School: University of New Mexico - Albuquerque, NM
Interests: Soccer, Hanging Out With Family, Grilling

Paul Johnson, MD (photo)

Paul Johnson, MD


Hometown: Bountiful, UT
Undergraduate: University of Utah - Salt Lake City, UT
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA
Interests: Water Skiing, Soccer, Basketball, Good Music

Jay Wojcik, MD (photo)

Jay Wojcik, MD


Hometown: Denver, CO
Undergraduate: University of Colorado - Boulder, CO
Medical School: University of Colorado - Denver, CO
Interests: Golf, Grilling, Travel and Denver Broncos Football


Post Graduate Year 3

Paul Goodwyn, MD (photo)

Paul Goodwyn, MD


Hometown: Buffalo, NY
Undergraduate: Geneseo State University - Geneseo, NY
Medical School: State University of New York Upstate Medical University - Syracuse, NY
Interests: Tacos, Burritos, Music Trivia, Finding New Music, Traveling, Hiking, Working Out


Paul Goodwyn, MD (photo)

Travis Hughes, MD


Hometown: Bullhead City, AZ
Undergraduate: Arizona State University - Tempe, AZ
Medical School: University of Arizona - Tucson, AZ
Interests: Rugby, Golf, Magnets, Sports, Outdoors


Paul Goodwyn, MD (photo)

Aditi Majumdar, MD


Hometown: Socorro, NM
Undergraduate: University of New Mexico
Medical School: University of New Mexico
Interests: Pole Vaulting, Ice Cream, Grilling, Baking, Piano, Fitness, Sunshine


Paul Goodwyn, MD (photo)

Andrew Parsons, MD


Hometown: Springfield, MO
Undergraduate: University of New Mexico
Medical School: University of Oklahoma - Norman, OK
Interests: Soccer, Movies, Cooking, Running, Fitness, Food


Paul Goodwyn, MD (photo)

Christopher Shultz, MD


Hometown: Tucson, AZ
Undergraduate: University of Arizona - Tucson, AZ
Medical School: University of Arizona - Tucson, AZ
Interests: Marriage, Wood Working, Fitness, Top Gear, Gardening, Grilling


Post Graduate Year 2

Scott Plaster, MD (photo)

Scott Plaster, MD


Hometown: Tulsa, OK
Undergraduate: University of Oklahoma
Medical School: University of Oklahoma
Interests: Golf, Hiking/Camping, Fly Fishing, Movie Quotes


Jordan Polander, MD (photo)

Jordan Polander, MD


Hometown: Shreveport, LA
Undergraduate: N/A
Medical School: Louisiana State University - Shreveport
Interests: N/A


Amber Price, MD (photo)

Amber Price, MD


Hometown: Monte Vista, CO
Undergraduate: Adams State University
Medical School: Creighton University
Interests: Horseback Riding, Wakeboarding, Backpacking


Jory Wasserburger,MD (photo)

Jory Wasserburger, MD


Hometown: Gillette, WY
Undergraduate: University of Wyoming
Medical School: University of Washington
Interests: Skiing, Mountain Biking, Mountaineering, Reading, Kicking it with the Family


Matthew Wharton, MD (photo)

Matthew Wharton, MD


Hometown: Apache Junction, AZ
Undergraduate: University of Notre Dame
Medical School: University of Arizona
Interests: Wife and Kids, Hiking, Running, Fishing, Hunting


Intern Residents

Ben Albertson, MD (photo)

Ben Albertson, MD


Hometown: Williston, VT
Undergraduate: University of Vermont
Medical School: University of Vermont
Interests: Hockey, Rock Climbing, Hiking, Biking, Telemark Skiing


Kathryn Helmig, MD (photo)

Kathryn Helmig, MD


Hometown: Mesquite, TX
Undergraduate: Louisiana State University
Medical School: University of Oklahoma
Interests: Skiing, NCAA Football, Music, Baking


Nathan Huff, MD (photo)

Nathan Huff, MD


Hometown: Albuquerque, NM
Undergraduate: University of New Mexico
Medical School: University of New Mexico
Interests: Basketball, Cycling, Weight Training, Green Bay Packers Football


Chris Kurnik, MD (photo)

Chris Kurnik, MD


Hometown: Reno, NV
Undergraduate: University of Nevada
Medical School: University of Nevada
Interests: Fly Fishing, Archery, Upland Hunting, Trail Running, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Craft Brew


Ben Packerd, MD (photo)

Ben Packard, MD


Hometown: Niwot, CO
Undergraduate: University of Northern Colorado
Medical School: Creighton University
Interests: Fitness, Nature, Cooking