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Orthopedic Doctors

Bruce L. Baird, MD

Bruce L. Baird, MD

Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

President of NCOG


Bruce L. Baird, MD

Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Medical School: MD, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

Residency in Orthopedic Surgery: Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY

Fellowship in Spine Surgery: Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY

Appointments:

  • Staff Physician, Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown, NY
  • Staff Physician, Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, NY

Affiliations:

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Medical Society of the State of New York
  • Medical Society of Jefferson County
  • North American Spine Society

Steven B. Fish, MD

Steven B. Fish, MD

Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Vice President of NCOG


Steven B. Fish, MD

Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons 

Medical School: MD, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York

Residency in Orthopedic Surgery: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Appointments: Staff Physician, Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown, NY

Affiliations:

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • New York State Medical Society
  • Eastern Orthopaedic Association
  • Medical Society of Jefferson County

Perry T. Shuman, MD

Perry T. Shuman, MD

Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon


Perry T. Shuman, MD

Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Medical School: MD, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Residency in Orthopedic Surgery: SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY

Appointments:

  • Staff Physician, Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown, NY
  • Clinical Instructor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, SUNY Health Science Center, Syracuse, NY

Affiliations:

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • New York State Medical Society
  • Medical Society of Jefferson County

D. Peter Van Eenenaam, MD

D. Peter Van Eenenaam, MD

Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon



D. Peter Van Eenenaam, MD

Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Medical School: MD, State University of New York Health Sciences Center, Syracuse, NY, Summa Cum Laude

Residency in Orthopedic Surgery: Harvard Orthopaedic Residency Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Fellowship in Sports Medicine: Steadman and Hawkins Sports Medicine Clinic Vail, CO

Fellowship in Adult Hip & Knee Reconstruction: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Appointments:

  • Staff Physician, Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown, NY
  • Traveling Physician, U. S. Alpine Ski Team, 2002 Winter Olympic Games, Salt Lake City, Utah

Affiliations:

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • New York State Medical Society
  • Jefferson County Medical Society
  • U.S. Ski Team Physicians Society
  • Lake Placid Sports Medicine Society
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Orthopedic Physician Assistants

Ivan I. Drazek, PA

Ivan I. Drazek, PA

Physician Assistant

Education:

  • PA-C LeMoyne College, NY
  • BS Sacred Heart University, CT

Internship:

  • Plastic Surgery, Douglas W. Halliday, PhD, MD

Affiliations:

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • New York State Society of Physician Assistants
  • Russian American Medical Association

Karen L. Fish, PA

Karen L. Fish, PA

Physician Assistant

Education: 

  • PA-C University of Nebraska Medical College, NE
  • BS University of Nebraska Medical College, NE
  • AS George Washington University, DC

Affiliations:

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants

Military Experience:

  • Major, Battalion Physician Assistant, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY

Michael K. McElheran, PA

Michael K. McElheran, PA

Physician Assistant

Education: 

  • PA-C University of Nebraska Medical College, NE
  • BS University of Nebraska Medical College, NE

Residency: 

  • Orthopaedic Physician Assistant Residency Program, Brooke Army Medical Center, TX

Affiliations:

  • Society of Army Physician Assistants

Military Experience:

  • Captain, Staff Orthopaedic Physician Assistant, Fort Drum Orthopaedic Clinic, Fort Drum, NY

Barratt M.Schultz, PA

Barratt M. Schultz, PA

Physician Assistant

Education: 

  • PA-C University of Nebraska Medical College, NE
  • BS Northern Illinois University, IL 

Military Experience:

  • Captain, Battalion Physician Assistant, 10th Mountain Division (Light), Fort Drum, NY

Orthopedic Nurse Practitioner

Margot Rhode, NP

Margot Rhode, NP

Nurse Practitioner

Education: 

  • Nurse Clinician Certification, Community-General Hospital, Syracuse, NY
  • AAS Jefferson Community College, Watertown, NY

Certification:

  • NYS Nurse Clinician (NP)

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