Residents

Current Residents


PGY-5 Residents

Christopher Johnson, MD

Medical School: University of Colorado School of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Colorado at Boulder
Hometown: Denver, CO
Areas of Interest: Trauma, Joint Reconstruction, Spine

Ali Noorzad, MD

Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University
Undergraduate: George Mason University
Hometown: Cherry Hill, NJ
Areas of Interest: Trauma, Joint Reconstruction, Hand & Upper Extremity, Sports Medicine, Spine

Landon Polakof, MD

Medical School: Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Undergraduate: Washington University in St. Louis
Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Areas of Interest: Joint Reconstruction, Trauma, Sports Medicine

Stephen Stephan, MD

Medical School: Drexel University School of Medicine
Undergraduate: San Diego State University 
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Areas of Interest: Spine, Hand & Upper Extremity, Trauma

Michael Sun, MD

Medical School: University of Vermont College of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of California, Los Angeles
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Areas of Interest: Hand & Upper Extremity, Adult Joint Reconstruction

PGY-4 Residents

Michael Eng, MD

Medical School: Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of California, San Diego 
Hometown: Huntington Beach, CA
Areas of Interest: Spine, Trauma, Joint Reconstruction, Sports Medicine

Lee Haruno, MD

Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Notre Dame 
Hometown: Mililani, HI
Areas of Interest: Pediatrics, Trauma, Sports Medicine, Hand & Upper Extremity

Ian Schroeder, MD

Medical School: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine 
Undergraduate: University of California, Santa Barbara 
Hometown: Santa Barbara, CA
Areas of Interest: Joint Reconstruction, Trauma, Sports Medicine

Juntian "Johnny" Wang, MD

Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of California, Los Angeles 
Hometown: Hefei, Anhui Province, China
Areas of Interest: Sports Medicine, Hand & Upper Extremity, Trauma, Pediatrics

PGY-3 Residents

Connor Byrne, MD

Medical School: University of California, Irvine SoM
Undergraduate: University of California Berkeley 
Hometown: Orinda, CA

Evan Nigh, MD

Medical School: University of Miami Leonard M. Miller SoM
Undergraduate: Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, CA
Hometown: Billings, MT

Zachary Rockov, MD

Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Arizona 
Hometown: Tucson, AZ

PGY-2 Residents

Ryan Finkel, MD

Medical School: New York Medical College
Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University 
Hometown: Oradell, NJ

Lukas Foster, MD

Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine
Undergraduate: Colorado State University 
Hometown: Valencia, CA

Harin Parikh, MD

Medical School: University of Colorado School of Medicine
Undergraduate: UCLA 
Hometown: Elk Grove, CA

Adam Wright-Chisem, MD

Medical School: University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
Undergraduate: Morehouse College 
Hometown: Chicago, Il

PGY-1 Residents

Mackenzie Bird, MD

Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine
Undergraduate: Vanderbilt University
Hometown: Larchmont, NY

Christian “Christy” Blough, MD

Medical School: Ohio State University College of Medicine
Undergraduate: Ohio State University
Hometown: Ontario, NY

Carol Lee, MD

Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of California, Berkeley
Hometown: Glendora, CA

Jawad Najdawi, MD

Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine
Undergrad: Creighton University
Hometown: Iowa City, IA

Current Fellows


Henry Dunn, MD
Joint Reconstruction & Preservation Fellowship
Justin Than, DO
Joint Reconstruction & Preservation Fellowship
Alexander Peterson, MD
Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Fellowship
Donald DeSanto, MD
Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship
Linda Chao, MD
Orthopaedic Hand & Upper Extremity Fellowship
Arash Sayari, MD
Orthopaedic Spine Fellowship
Hurtis Tullos, MD
Orthopaedic Spine Fellowship

Alumni Residents


Have Questions or Need Help?

Contact us if you have questions or would like to learn more about the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program at Cedars-Sinai.

Stacey Wilson, C-TAGME - stacey.wilson3@cshs.org
Orthopaedic Surgery Program Manager
Cedars-Sinai Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Lorin Williams - lorin.williams@cshs.org
Orthopaedic Surgery Program Coordinator