Andrew J. Razzano, DO, is a board certified and Fellowship Trained Orthopaedic Surgeon whose special interests include sports medicine and treatment of knee, shoulder, and elbow injuries and conditions. Dr. Razzano performs shoulder replacements and reverse shoulder replacements, as well as minimally invasive treatments for the knee and elbow.
Dr. Razzano graduated from Ohio University with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Biology with a Pre Medical Major. While at Ohio University he performed research in aging, growth hormone, obesity, and diabetes under Dr. John Kopchick (Goll Oh Emin Scholar). He was chosen his senior year to participate in the SURF (Summer Undergraduate Research) program at Ohio University’s College of Osteopaths’ Medicine where he was involved in growth hormone proteomics.
Dr. Razzano earned his degree in Osteopathic Medicine from the Ohio University College of Medicine and completed his orthopedic surgical residency at Affinity Medical Center in Massillon, Ohio. During his residency, he preformed research on Indirect MR Arthrography for detecting labral pathology in a young patient population. He has presented his research at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Mid-American Orthopaedic Association, the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the American Academy of Pediatrics national conferences.
Dr. Razzano is a member of the American Medical Association, American Osteopathic Association, American Osteopathic Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Ohio Osteopathic Association, and the International Cartilage Repair Society, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.
Dr. Razzano has completed an ACGME certified orthopedic sports medicine fellowship at Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Cincinnati under Dr. Timothy Kremchek. Dr. Razzano participates in the care of the Cincinnati Reds and their affiliates. He was the team physician for Morehead State University and Princeton High School during his fellowship. He has also cared for the athletes of Glen Oak, Massillon and Jackson High Schools over the past two years.
Dr. Razzano’s passion for keeping athletes on the field is rooted in time spent playing football and baseball. He still enjoys staying active outdoors by hiking, mountaineering, skiing, and anything else that gets him outside. Dr. Razzano resides in Southwest Ohio with his wife, Suzy, who is a Physical Education Teacher and Certified Yoga instructor.
Dr. Alberto Maldonado is a welcomed addition to the team of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation experts at Beacon Orthopaedics. He earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Puerto Rico, and studied medicine at the world renowned Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara in Jalisco, Mexico, obtaining his medical degree through the Fifth Pathway Program at New York Medical College. Dr. Maldonado completed his residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the SUNY Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse, NY. He is also Fellowship Trained in Sports Medicine via Wright State University’s Sports Medicine Fellowship Program as of June 2017.
Dr. Maldonado had been gaining experience in the Tri-State area over the last two years by covering high school sporting events at the State Tournament level such as basketball, wrestling, triathlon, track and field, and football as well as athletics at Wright State University. He has also been working with Dr. Angel Velazquez and Dr. Timothy Kremchek by assisting with sports medicine care of the Dayton Dragons and Cincinnati Reds players in 2016 and 2017.
Outside of practicing medicine, Dr. Maldonado’s interests include archaeology and history. He enjoys playing and watching sports, camping, and spending time with his family. He is fluent in both written and spoken Spanish and English, making him an excellent resource for our Spanish speaking patients. You can schedule an appointment with Dr. Maldonado at our Summit Wood location in Sharonville, OH.
Dr. Nicole Goddard is Board Certified in Family Medicine with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Primary Care Sports Medicine. She sees patients primarily at our Wilmington College Campus location and also at Summit Woods in Sharonville, OH. Originally from West Virginia, Dr. Goddard received her Bachelor of Science in Pre-Professional Biology in 2008 from Concord University. She went on to receive her Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine in 2012 from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine and spent her residency at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center in Ronceverte, WV until 2015.
Her Fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine was at the Cleveland Clinic, South Pointe Hospital in Warrensville Heights, OH. During her Fellowship, Dr. Goddard worked with competitive athletes of all ages, as well as the general public.
Dr. Goddard treats a wide variety of orthopedic and sports medicine injuries and is accepting new patients. Having grown up in a rural area, she enjoys the small town atmosphere of Wilmington, OH. In her spare time she enjoys practicing yoga and playing golf.
Dr. Matthew Johansen is a Board Certified and Fellowship Trained, Orthopaedic Surgeon, who specializes in hip and knee replacements. He is sub-specialty trained in partial knee replacements, total knee replacements, total hip replacements, and revisions. Rather than requiring overnight stays, Dr. Johansen’s patients are frequently able to return home within 24-hours of surgery.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Science at Virginia Tech University in 2004 and went on to complete his Medical Doctorate at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio in 2010.
Before joining Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in 2016, Dr. Johansen completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C. and went on to complete his Adult Reconstruction Fellowship at the renowned Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute in Alexandria, VA.
He currently sees patients at five of Beacon’s locations: Beacon Summit Woods, Beacon West, Beacon East, Lawrenceburg, and Northern Kentucky.
Dr. Johansen and his wife have three wonderful children, a boy and two girls. When he is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family, staying active, and playing several sports including tennis, golf, and basketball.
Dr. Angel Velazquez practices Primary Care Sports Medicine and non-operative Orthopaedics. He completed his residency in Family Medicine at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Northern Kentucky. Dr. Velazquez then went on to perform his Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship at both Bethesda Family Medicine located here in Cincinnati, (where he is now an Assistant Professor in their Primary Care Sports Medicine program) and Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine.
In addition to treating patients of all ages with musculoskeletal and orthopaedic injuries, Dr. Angel Velazquez is in his second season as Assistant Medical Director and Associate Team Physician for the Cincinnati Reds. He also serves as the team physician for Clinton Massie High School as well as assists Dr. Kremchek with Wilmington College, Wilmington High School, Wittenberg University, Archbishop Moeller, Kings High School, Princeton High School and Madeira High School.
Dr. Velazquez has a special interest in Regenerative Medicine which involves using biologics such as Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and stem cells to treat acute and chronic injuries non-surgically.
Dr. Angel Velazquez sees patients at our Summit Woods location in Sharonville, OH and our Beacon Wilmington location at the Center for Sports Sciences.
Dr. Henry Stiene practices Primary Care Sports Medicine and non-operative Orthopaedics. He was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from John Carroll University. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in 1986 and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Christ Hospital here in Cincinnati. Dr. Stiene performed his Sports Medicine Fellowship at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis and worked with the Indianapolis Colts, Purdue University, Indiana University as well as Hanover College and the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.
Dr. Stiene has also served as Team Physician for the University of Kentucky, Kentucky State University and the Lexington Ballet as well working with the US Olympic Team in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Currently Dr. Stiene serves as Co-Medical Director and Team Physician for Xavier University as well as working with numerous high schools in the greater Cincinnati area.
Dr. Stiene is also Co-Fellowship Director of the TriHealth Primary Care Sports Medicine program, which trains physicians who have completed their residency and wish to become Sports Medicine Specialists. He has also given numerous lectures on sports medicine topics locally as well as at the national level. He is teaching faculty for the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine and educates physicians on the use of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Imaging.
In 2012, Dr. Stiene served as Chief Medical Officer for International Medical Relief, which is a non-profit organization that provides medical care and missions to indigent populations across the globe.
In addition to treating patients of all ages with musculoskeletal and orthopaedic injuries, Dr. Stiene has a special interest in Regenerative Medicine which involves using biologics such as Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and stem cells to treat acute and chronic injuries and arthritis non-surgically. Dr. Stiene has performed over 2000 PRP procedures since 2007 and was one of the first physicians in the country to perform this procedure on a regular basis and has trained many physicians in this procedure. He and his staff have also received specialized training at the Centeno-Schultz Clinic in Denver Colorado in the use of Regenexx procedures that utilize PRP and stem cells in a highly purified manner.
Dr. Henry Stiene lives in Loveland, Ohio with his wife Beth, and three children, Andrew, Eric, and Danielle. He enjoys spending time with his family, landscaping, cycling, and restoring classic cars.
Glen McClung, M.D. is an orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine doctor who joined Beacon Orthopaedics in 2011. Dr. McClung’s passion is supporting high school athletes. He enjoys empowering them to prevent injuries and recover quickly if they get hurt.
Specializing in sports medicine and orthopedic surgery, Dr. McClung sees patients at multiple facilities for their convenience. He generally holds clinics at Beacon East in Anderson, Beacon Summit Woods in Sharonville, and Beacon NKY in Erlanger. He specializes in sports medicine and treatment of elbow, hip, knee, and shoulder injuries, including fractures.
Additionally, Dr.Glen McClung currently provides sports medicine care for several local high schools. He enjoys teaching preventative methods to avoid injuries, as well as initiating the recovery process as soon as an injury takes place. Both of these are crucial for high school athletes, especially in cases involving concussions or fractures.
Dr. McClung earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Davidson College and went on to study medicine at the West Virginia School of Medicine.
He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo, and performed his Fellowship of Sports Medicine at the Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center in Jackson. Dr. Glen McClung moved to Cincinnati after practicing with Commonwealth Orthopedics in Lexington, KY for six years.
Timothy Kremchek, M.D. is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon who is fellowship trained in sports medicine. A 1986 graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Dr. Kremchek completed fellowships in total joint reconstruction and sports medicine in both Boston and Birmingham, AL, at the Alabama Sports Medicine Institute under the tutelage of Dr. James Andrews.
His passion for sports medicine is obvious, since he has been the Medical Director for the Cincinnati Reds and their minor league affiliates since 1996. In addition, Dr. Kremchek also provides second opinions for the NFL, and is Team Physician for Wilmington College, Morehead State, and Wittenberg University, as well as Medical Director for Moeller, Indian Hill, Kings, Wyoming, Mt. Notre Dame, Mason, and Princeton high schools.
Dr. Kremchek specializes in the advanced open and arthroscopic treatment and reconstruction of the shoulder, elbow and knee.
In 2003, along with his partners, Timothy Kremchek, M.D. opened Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Center in Sharonville, a northern suburb of Cincinnati, offering MRI, physical therapy, rehabilitation, and out-patient surgery in a state-of-the-art single specialty center; where medical students, residents and sports medicine fellows are taught the art of arthroscopic orthopaedic surgery. Dr. Kremchek is still director of Beacon’s fellowship program, which provides an unbelievable experience to three highly qualified doctors each year. Fellows have the opportunity to learn advanced techniques and gain hands on experience through the ACGME accredited program.
Steve Hamilton, M.D. is a sports medicine physician and orthopaedic surgeon serving patients at Beacon’s Northern Kentucky, West side (Harrison Avenue), East (Beechmont Avenue), and Sharonville locations. His special interests include minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, hip, knee and ankle, treatment of athletic foot and ankle injuries, and fracture treatment.
Arthroscopic surgery allows doctors to operate using cameras, without making major incisions. Instead of opening a patient up to repair a joint, Dr. Hamilton is able to perform the procedure using the scope. This results in reduced scar tissue and less complications.
Dr. Steve Hamilton is a native of Cincinnati, OH. He grew up on the west side and graduated from LaSalle High School. He stayed local and attended the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Upon graduation, he completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. He then fulfilled a one year fellowship at Steadman-Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas in sports medicine and shoulder reconstruction.
While at Steadman-Hawkins, Dr. Hamilton received specialized training in hip arthroscopy. He spent an additional 3 months at the Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze, Florida focusing on the treatment of athletic foot and ankle injuries. Dr. Hamilton returned to Cincinnati, joining Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine as the first sports medicine physician in the area with fellowship training in hip arthroscopy.
Dr. Hamilton is a board certified by the ABOS. He is an active member of AAOS, AANA and AOSSM. He is fellowship trained in Sports Medicine and specially trained in arthroscopic procedures.
Dr. Haleem Chaudhary is an accomplished total joint specialist providing a range of expert care. His areas of expertise include minimally invasive anterior approach total hip replacement, minimally invasive knee replacement, partial knee replacement, and knee and hip replacement revisions. Prior to joining Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Dr. Chaudhary served as the Total Joint Program Director at the University of Toledo Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in Toledo, Ohio.
Dr. Chaudhary was born and raised in Toledo, OH and earned his medical degree at The University of Cincinnati. Before joining Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in 2009, Dr. Chaudhary completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at The University of Toledo Medical Center in Toledo, OH. He was fellowship trained in adult joint reconstruction surgery from the prestigious Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute in Alexandria, VA.
Haleem is married to Dr. Rekha Chaudhary, who is a doctor of hematology and oncology at The University of Cincinnati Medical Center. They have three beautiful children together, two sons, Jay and Sammy, and one daughter, Alisha.
For his patient’s convenience, Dr. Chaudhary makes himself available to see patients at four of our Beacon locations; in Ohio, at our Beacon East, Summit Woods, and Beacon West locations and in Kentucky at our Beacon NKY location. He performs his surgical procedures at the Beacon Ambulatory Surgery Center in Sharonville, OH. Dr. Haleem Chaudhary also has privileges at The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, OH.
Peter Cha, M.D. is an orthopedic surgeon and President of Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. Dr. Cha currently serves as the team physician of the Cincinnati Wolfhounds rugby team, as well as numerous area high schools.
Dr. Peter Cha received his undergraduate degree from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. He then went on to earn his medical degree and complete his residency at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He completed his orthopaedic sports medicine fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh. While in Pittsburgh, Dr. Cha acted as the assistant team physician for the University of Pittsburgh Division 1 athletic teams, and had the opportunity to work with the medical staff of the Pittsburgh Steelers of the NFL.
His interests include sports related injuries and pathology of the shoulder, knee, hip elbow, foot, and ankle. Dr. Peter Cha specializes in sports medicine including trauma, reconstructive procedures, minimally invasive surgical techniques, and arthroscopy.
Dr. John Brannan was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, and is a proud graduate of St. Xavier High School. After earning his undergraduate degree from the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Brannan earned his medical degree from the University of Toledo. He went on to complete his internship at The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati. Dr. Brannan settled in the Queen City for good after his residency at University of Missouri-Columbia.
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Dr. John Brannan currently provides care at Beacon’s West, Batesville, and Summit Woods (Sharonville) locations.
John Bartsch, M.D. joined Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in 2011. He specializes in the non-operative management of joint and spine disorders. As an interventional orthopaedist, he provides expertise in minimally invasive procedures to help maximize function with a focus on joint preservation. His professional interests include diagnostic and interventional ultrasound, fluoroscopic spinal procedures, sports concussions and regenerative medicine which includes neural prolotherapy. He is also a provider of the Tenex Health TX system and can treat pain associated with tendon damage of the shoulder, elbow, knee, Achilles Tendonitis or Plantar Fascitis. Click here to learn more about Tenex.
Dr. Bartsch is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as well as Electrodiagnostic Medicine. He received his medical degree from Medical College of Ohio and completed his internship and residency training from The Ohio State Medical Center.
Dr. Bartsch is married with two sons and a daughter. He enjoys running, fitness training and spending time with his family.
Dr. John Bartsch sees patients at the Summit Woods location in Sharonville, Beacon West location on Harrison Avenue, as well as Beacon East. He has clinic time Saturday mornings at the East location and offers joint and spine lectures on designated Saturdays. Dr. Bartsch has privileges at Mercy Anderson, Good Samaritan Hospital, The Christ Hospital and West Chester Hospital.
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David Argo, M.D. is a fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine. He received his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from Vanderbilt University, Nashville Tennessee, where he was captain of the varsity soccer team. He earned his medical degree and completed an orthopaedic residency at the University of Tennessee.
Dr. Argo completed a prestigious orthopaedic sports medicine and arthroscopy fellowship with the Mississippi Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Center, dedicated to state of the art advancements in the treatment of the shoulder, elbow, and knee. Dr. Argo is also an Associate Master Instructor for the Arthoscopy Association of North America. He has worked extensively with athletes at the high school, college and professional level, including the Mount Saint Joseph, Oak Hills High School, East Central High School, Lawrenceburg High School and the Cincinnati Reds. He has also sponsored the Batesville Mini Marathon Newsletter.
Dr. David Argo currently sees patients at the Beacon West location on Harrison Avenue, and at the satellite office in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. His physician assistant, Joe Ehrhard, sees patients at the Beacon West office as well as the Lawrenceburg and Batesville offices. Dr. Argo does surgery at the Beacon West Surgical Center, Summit Woods Surgical Center; he also has surgical privileges at Good Samaritan Hospital and Christ Hospital in Clifton, OH and Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. His interests in orthopaedics include minimally invasive arthroscopic treatment of the shoulder (rotator cuff, throwers shoulder, fractures), as well as minimally invasive treatments of the elbow and knee. He also has extensive training in joint reconstruction and fracture care.
He enjoys spending time with his family and anything outdoors, especially hunting, fishing, running and most sports.