Fellowship Program, Class of 2007-2008

Casey D. Taber, M.D.

Dr. Taber graduated cum laude from Louisiana State University with a degree in Zoology and was a letterman on the LSU Football Team. He attended medical school at University of Texas - San Antonio where he was awarded the Charles A. Rockwood Scholarship for Top Orthopaedic Student. Dr. Taber completed his general surgery internship and orthopaedic residency at University of Texas - Southwestern (Parkland Hospital). His research projects include hip arthroscopy and also investigating the economic impact of orthopaedic trauma.

Having traveled extensively throughout his life, Dr. Taber and his wife Kristal look forward to spending a year in Vail for his sports medicine training.

Douglas R. Weiss, M.D.

Dr. Weiss earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Dartmouth College and captained the Dartmouth Hockey Team. Before deciding to pursue a career in medicine, Dr. Weiss played professional hockey in the U.S and Europe and also participated in the U.S. Olympic Hockey Program. He then completed medical school at Dartmouth and his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Massachusetts. Dr. Weiss has presented his research on the accuracy of a computer aided guidance system and has studied cryocuff therapy following ACL reconstruction, as well as SLAP lesions in the presence of rotator cuff tears.

Deeply involved in youth and adult hockey schooling and community volunteer work, Dr. Weiss looks forward to honing his sports medicine skills in Vail to prepare for a career in caring for both the recreational and competitive athlete

Brian J. White, M.D.

Dr. White graduated magna cum laude from Washington and Lee University and went on to medical school at Georgetown University, where he earned the distinction of membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He completed his internship and orthopaedic residency at New York University - Hospital for Joint Diseases, where he worked with the New York Mets, Alvin Ailey Dance Theater and New York City High School Football. Dr. White's numerous research projects include investigating revision reconstruction of pectoralis major rupture, flexion limits in total knee replacement, and contact locations in the knee during deep squatting.

A surfer, skier and fly fisherman, Dr. White looks forward to spending a year in Vail.

Andrew B. Wolff, M.D.

Dr. Wolff studied History and Spanish and played varsity football at Amherst College. He received his medical training at Washington University and completed his internship and orthopedic residency at Yale University. Well accomplished in research, Dr. Wolff has participated in a number of orthopaedic papers in the areas of surgical techniques and soft tissue reconstruction, published in such journals as Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics (British), Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, Arthroscopy, and Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.

Fluent in Spanish, Dr. Wolff comes to Vail with his wife Erin, an OB/GYN physician, and their son Patrick, and they look forward to the birth of their second child in late summer.

Chad T. Zehms, M.D.

Dr. Zehms graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Biology from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, where he also was a record holder in distance running. At the Medical College of Wisconsin, he earned membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. An officer in the U.S. Navy, Dr. Zehms completed his surgical internship and orthopaedic residency at the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, Virginia. He has published papers on PCL reconstruction, humeral shaft fractures, and return to active military duty following open versus arthroscopic shoulder stabilization.

Dr. Zehms will be joined in Vail by his wife Katy and their children, Jakob and Emma.

Bojan B. Zoric, M.D.

After playing professional soccer in Sweden, Dr. Zoric majored in Biology-Molecular Genetics and minored in Chemistry at the University of Rochester, graduating magna cum laude and earning distinction as a scholar and soccer athlete. He then attended medical school at the University of California - Los Angeles and received numerous academic excellence awards. Dr. Zoric completed his residency at the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program. He is active in research, and his studies of pediatric ACL reconstruction and ACL and PCL graft reconstructions have been published in American Journal of Sports Medicine, Journal of Orthopaedic Research, and Arthroscopy.

Dr. Zoric looks forward to sharpening his skills in sports medicine and enjoying his numerous outdoor recreational interests in Vail.

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