Ascension Providence Current Neurosurgery Residents

  • Sina Rajamand, D.O. (PGY-6)

    Hometown: Encino, CA

    • Undergraduate: University of California-Los Angeles
    • Medical Education: Midwestern University - Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
    • Neurosurgical Interests: Complex spine, neurosurgery for mental disorders
    • Recreation: Sports, family
  • Richard Cook, D.O. (PGY-6)

    Hometown: Mapleton, UT

    • Undergraduate: Utah Valley University
    • Medical Education: Touro University Nevada - College of Osteopathic Medicine
    • Neurosurgical Interests: Pediatric neurosurgery, international medicine
    • Recreation: Art, snowboarding, soccer
  • Justin G. Thomas, D.O. (PGY-5)

    Hometown: Beverly Hills, MI

    • Undergraduate:Michigan State University
    • Medical Education:Michigan State University - College of Osteopathic Medicine
    • Neurosurgical Interests: Endovascular surgery, pediatric scoliosis, complex spine deformity
    • Recreation: Marathon running, cycling, downhill skiing
  • Troy C. Dawley, D.O. (PGY-5)

    Hometown: Flower Mound, TX

    • Undergraduate: University of Texas at Tyler
    • Medical Education: University of North Texas Health Science Center - Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
    • Neurosurgical Interests: Neuro-oncology, endovascular surgery
    • Recreation: Ice hockey, golf, traveling
  • Dejan Slavnic, D.O. (PGY-4)

    Hometown: Chicago, IL

    • Undergraduate: Northeastern Illinois University
    • Medical Education: Midwestern University - Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
    • Neurosurgical Interests: General neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, complex spine
    • Recreation: Drawing, reading, exercise, travel  
  • Evan J. Lytle, D.O. (PGY-4)

    Hometown: Tracy, CA

    • Undergraduate: Utah State University
    • Medical Education: A.T. Still University - Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
    • Neurosurgical Interests: Pediatric neurosurgery, complex spine
    • Recreation: Running, fishing, hunting, family
  • Chad F. Claus, D.O. (PGY-3)

    Hometown: Las Vegas, NV

    • Undergraduate: University of Nevada
    • Medical Education: Western University of Health Sciences - College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
    • Neurosurgical Interests: Complex spine, endovascular
    • Recreation: Brewing beer, golf, baseball
  • Michael Lawless, D.O. (PGY-3)

    Hometown: Warrenton, VA

    • Undergraduate: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)
    • Medical Education: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
    • Neurosurgical Interests: Neurotrauma, spine, global health
    • Recreation: Long distance running, mountain biking, backpacking, ice fishing, hockey, fishing, cooking and traveling
  • Jacob Jasinski, D.O. (PGY-2)

    Hometown: Ft. Lauderdale, FL

    • Undergraduate: Florida State University
    • Medical Education: Michigan State University - College of Osteopathic Medicine
    • Neurosurgical Interest: Complex spine, neurotrauma
    • Recreation: Brewing beer, college football, hanging out family and friends
  • Robert McCabe, D.O. (PGY-2)

    Hometown: Battle Ground, WA

    • Undergraduate: Washington State University
    • Medical Education: Touro University Nevada - College of Osteopathic Medicine
    • Neurosurgical Interests: Pediatrics and congenital anomalies
    • Recreation: Strength training, nutrition, snowboarding, downhill mountain biking
  • Gustavo Anton, D.O. (PGY-1)

    Hometown: Mesa, Arizona

    • Undergraduate: Midwestern University; Grand Canyon University
    • Medical Education: Midwestern University - Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
    • Neurosurgical Interests: Complex spine, endovascular
    • Recreation: Family, comic books, Legos, crossfit
  • Ascher Kaufmann, M.D. (PGY-1)

    Hometown: Angleton, TX

    • Undergraduate: University of Texas at Austin
    • Medical Education: Tulane University School of Medicine
    • Neurosurgical Interests: Cerebrovascular surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery
    • Recreation: Sports, woodworking, BBQ




Left to Right: Roderick Claybrooks, MD, (Faculty) Sina Rajamand, DO, Chad Claus, DO, Ryan Barrett, DO, (Faculty) Evan Lytle, DO, Ratnesh Mehra, DO, Boyd Richards, DO, (Faculty) Teck Soo, MD, (Faculty) Doris Tong, MD, (Faculty) Daniel Carr, DO, Justin Thomas, DO, Dejan Slavnic, DO, Kenneth D'Andrea, DO (2017), Samon To, DO (2017), Peter Bono, DO (Faculty)

 

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