Faculty Member Brief Bio

Scott Edwards, MD
Scott Edwards, MD

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, Campbell Clinic/University of Tennessee – Memphis
Fellowship: Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Philadelphia Hand Center/Thomas Jefferson Medical College
Areas of Interest: Dr. Edwards is recognized as an expert in complex disorders of the wrist and elbow, including trauma, reconstruction, arthritis and stiffness. He also specializes in advanced small joint arthroscopy, and maintains a practice and has research interests that run the full scope of hand and wrist surgery.

Damon Adamany, MD
Damon Adamany, MD

Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson
Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, Mount Carmel Medical Center
Fellowship: Hand and upper extremity surgery with microvascular training, University of New Mexico
Areas of Interest: Dr. Adamany has a practice that includes the full range of hand and wrist surgery with particular interest in traumatic repair and arthritic reconstructive surgery and microvascular surgery.

Arash Araghi, DO
Arash Araghi, DO

Medical School: New York Institute of Technology, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, Peninsula Hospital Center
Fellowship: Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, NYU/Hospital for Joint Diseases
Areas of Interest: Dr. Araghi is a fellowship-trained specialist in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder and elbow. He performs over 120 total shoulder arthroplasties each year

Andrew Blount, MD
Andrew Blount, MD

Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson
Residency: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency, Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners/Michigan State University
Fellowship: Orthopaedic Hand/Upper Extremity, Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami
Areas of Interest: Dr. Blount’s practice focuses on all aspects of hand surgery, with particular focus on acute trauma, peripheral nerve repair and microsurgical reconstruction.

Lloyd Champagne, MD
Lloyd Champagne, MD

Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Residency: Louisiana State University, Charity Hospital
Fellowships: Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery, University of Pittsburgh
Areas of Interest: Dr. Champagne focuses his practice on acute hand trauma and microvascular reconstruction.

 Amalia De Comas, MD
Amalia De Comas, MD

Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine
Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, Ochsner Healthcare System
Fellowship: Musculoskeletal Oncology, MD Anderson
Areas of Interest: Dr. De Comas is fellowship-trained in adult and pediatric musculoskeletal oncology, including limb salvage. She also has extensive training in primary and revision joint replacement surgery.

Frank Raia, MD
Frank Raia, MD

Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center
Fellowships:  Orthopaedic Hand Surgery, C.V. Starr Hand Surgery Center, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital; Harrison L. McLaughlin Fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma Research, Trauma Training Center, Columbia University Medical Center
Areas of Interest: Dr. Raia runs a very busy practice in the community. His practice comprises all aspects of hand surgery including some congenital hand surgery.

Jason Scalise, MD
Jason Scalise, MD

Medical School: Flinders University of South Australia School of Medicine
Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, Wayne State University
Fellowship: Shoulder Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic
Areas of Interest: Dr. Scalise is recognized internationally as an expert in shoulder arthroplasty with a practice focused on primary and complex revision shoulder arthroplasty and shoulder trauma.

Bryan Wall, MD
Bryan Wall, MD

Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine
Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Fellowship: Shoulder Surgery, Dr. Gilles Walch
Areas of Interest: Dr. Wall is one of the leading shoulder specialists in the nation. While his practice treats all aspects of shoulder trauma and reconstruction, his clinical practice is focused on arthroscopic reconstruction of the shoulder, and research efforts have focused on perfecting the reverse shoulder arthroplasty technique.

Matthew Weichbrodt, DO
Matthew Weichbrodt, DO

Medical School: Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, Oklahoma State University Medical Center
Fellowship: Hand, Microvascular and Upper Extremity, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Areas of Interest: Dr. Weichbrodt practices all aspects of hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder surgery, including arthroscopy and arthroplasty.

Meredith Workman, MD
Meredith Workman, MD

Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University
Residency: Combined General Surgery/Plastic Surgery Residency, Oklahoma University Health Science Center
Fellowship: Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Areas of Interest: Dr. Workman is a fellowship-trained specialist of pediatric hand surgery and congenital hand malformations.

 Jozef Zoldos, MD, DDS
Jozef Zoldos, MD, DDS

Medical School: Louisiana State University; DDS – University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry
Residency: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Pittsburgh; Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and General Surgery, Louisiana State University
Fellowship: Hand/Microvascular Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
Areas of Interest: Dr. Zoldos practices all aspects of hand and wrist surgery with particular emphasis on microvascular reconstruction.