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Orthopaedic Residents

Orthopaedic Residents

Three members of TOA’s Resident Council – Joey Romero, MD, Max Danilevich, MD and Jacob Muphree, MD – are pictured visiting with Congressman Kenny Marchant in Washington, DC.

The residents from the Texas’ 13 residency programs represent the future of orthopaedics in Texas. TOA dedicates numerous resources to ensure that residents are prepared to meet the public policy, business, and clinical challenges that they will face when they begin their orthopaedic practices.
TOA Resident Networking: Future Practice Opportunities

TOA has created an online networking opportunity for residents in all stages of their residency to notify Texas practices about their potential desire to practice in Texas in the future.

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Five orthopaedic residents make up TOA’s Residency Council:

  • Jordan Handcox, MD (UT Health Science Center San Antonio)
  • Max Danilevich, MD (UTMB)
  • Dylan Homen, MD (Texas Tech)
  • Kyle Klahs, DO (William Beaumont Army Medical Center/Texas Tech)
  • Jacob Murphree, MD (Texas Tech)
  • Carl Nunziato, MD (Dell Medical School at UT Austin)
  • Ali Qadeer, MD (Baylor College of Medicine)

In addition to developing TOA’s resident agenda, the residents also travel with TOA to Washington, DC every summer to advocate on behalf of patients and orthopaedic surgeons.

Joey Romero, MD visiting with Congressman Michael Burgess, MD


TOA’s Annual Conference

Each year, over 40 orthopaedic residents participate in TOA’s annual conference.

Residents participate in the Resident Quiz Bowl, present papers, and learn more about the clinical and business advances in orthopaedics.  Click here to learn more.

TOA’s Business of Orthopaedics Residency Series

TOA visits the residency programs to discuss the latest public policy and industry challenges that orthopaedic surgeons are facing.

In addition, TOA educates residents through TOA’s e-mail and newsletters regarding public policy and industry changes in the Texas market.

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Photos above are from the 17th Annual Quiz Bowl during the 2019 TOA/TOF Annual Conference.



Resident Quiz Bowl

Every year, Texas’ residency programs compete against each other in TOA’s Resident Quiz Bowl.  Click here to learn more.

Texas Orthopaedic Surgeons Are Supporting Residents

Orthopaedic surgeons can support TOA’s resident efforts by contributing to the Texas Orthopaedic Foundation (TOF). The tax-deductible donation funds resident travel to TOA’s Annual Conference and other resident programs.

Orthopaedic Residents visit Capitol Hill

Orthopaedic Residents Advocate on Capitol Hill