PM&R Current Residents

Class of 2015: PGIV

Jacob Clearfield, MD

Name: Jacob Clearfield, MD
Hometown: Kenosha, WI
Undergrad: Dominican University
Medical School: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Professional Interests: General MSK, Spasticity, Amputees
Hobbies/Interests: Board Games/Tabletop Games, Trap/Target Shooting, Computer Games




Peter Connelly, MD

Name: Pete Connelly, MD
Hometown: Lancaster, PA
Undergrad: Wheaton College
Medical School: Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Professional Interests: Pretty much everything at this point (SCI, MSK, EMG, Spaz, general rehab, Sports)
Hobbies/Interests: My wife, my son, my soon to be daughter, triathlons, being outside, politics, Tom Clancy books







Aaron Flanagan, MD
Name: Aaron Flanagan, MD
Hometown: Helena, MT
Undergrad: Montana State University
Medical School: University of Washington
Professional Interests: Cardiopulmonary rehab and exercise physiology, musculoskeletal, sports & spine, electrodiagnostics, medical education, general rehab.
Hobbies/Interests: Cooking, gardening, hiking, camping, fishing, playing drums, watching movies, spending time with friends
Christina Jenner, MD
Name: Christina Jenner, MD
Hometown: Naperville, IL
Undergrad: University of Iowa
Medical School: Weill Cornell Medical College
Professional Interests: Spinal cord injury, musculoskeletal, electrodiagnostics, medical education
Hobbies/Interests: Tai chi, cooking, spending time with my family, traveling


Tara Mencias, MD
Name: Tara Mencias, MD
Hometown: DeKalb, IL
Undergrad: Northern Illinois University
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Professional Interests: EMG, Inpatient Rehab (General and SCI), Spasticity Management, and Cancer Rehab
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with my husband and twin boys (plus a third baby boy arriving Sept 2014), long distance running, traveling, cooking, country music, and going to Jimmy Buffett tailgating parties/concerts!
Jennifer Yacub Martin, MD
Name: Jennifer Yacub Martin, MD
Hometown: Valrico, FL
Undergrad: University of Florida
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Professional Interests: SCI, MSK, General Rehab
Hobbies/Interests: Florida beaches, Gator football, traveling, wine tasting, Packer football


Class of 2016: PGIII

Nick Appleby, DO

Name: Nick Appleby, DO
Hometown: Cedar Rapids, IA (born in Milwaukee)
Undergrad: Greenville College
Medical School: Des Moines University
Professional Interests: MSK, Sports, SCI
Hobbies/Interests: Soccer, Frisbee, Football, Camping, Cooking, Mountain Biking, National Parks, Mountains



Peter Gikas, MD

Name: Peter Gikas, MD
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Undergrad: Northwestern University
Medical School: University of Illinois
Professional Interests: Sports, EMG, Spasticity, Pain, Neuro, Peds
Hobbies/Interests: family, church, translations





William Kim, MD
Name: William Kim, MD
Hometown: Seoul, Korea 
Undergrad: Northwestern University
Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University
Professional Interests: SCI, Spasticity, MSK, Amputees   
Hobbies/Interests: Music, movies, concerts, baseball, golf
Sam Matsuo, MD

Name: Sam Matsuo, MD
Hometown: Honolulu, HI
Undergrad: University of Portland
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Professional Interests: MSK, Sports Medicine, Amputee, Spine Care
Hobbies/Interests: Basketball, hanging with friends, drafting TE's in fantasy football


Jonathan Pasma, DO
Name: Jonathan Pasma, DO
Hometown: Spokane, WA
Undergrad: Whitworth University
Medical School: Pacific Northwest University
Professional Interests: Musculoskeletal, Electrodiagnostics, General Rehab and Spasticity.  I also have special interest in the treatment of running injuries.
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with my amazing wife, running, playing piano, cooking
Shrikant Tele, MD
Name: Shrikant Tele, MD
Hometown: Germantown, MD
Undergrad: University of Maryland
Medical School: St. George's University
Professional Interests: Sports, MSK, EMG, Pain, SCI
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, cooking, football, hiking and camping


Class of 2017: PGII

 Stefan Buetow, DO

Name: Stefan Buetow, DO
Hometown: Downing, Wisconsin
Undergrad: University of Oregon
Medical School: Rocky Vista University
Professional Interests: Sports Medicine, MSK, Wellness, Ultrasound, Interventional Spine
Hobbies/Interests: Enthusiast of the outdoors, water sports (frozen or unfrozen), costco, colorful socks, creating food & drink, and spending time with my wife, our yellow lab and soon our new baby.



Mark DeFord, MD

Name: Mark DeFord, MD
Medical School: UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School


Emily Graf, DO











Name: Emily Graf, DO
Hometown: St. Paul MN
Undergrad: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Medical School: Des Moines University-college of osteopathic medicine
Professional Interests: spinal cord injury, osteopathic manual therapy
Hobbies/Interests: card making/scrapbooks, weight-lifting, gardening


Brent Pennelly, MD











Name: Brent Pennelly, MD
Hometown: Fremont, CA
Undergrad: Santa Clara University
Medical School: Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine

Professional Interests: General Rehab, SCI, Neuro-Rehab, Amputee Care, MSK

Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with my wife, camping, hiking, photography, canoeing, laughing



Brian Robertson-Dick, MD






Name: Brian Robertson-Dick, MD
Undergrad: Washington University in St. Louis
Medical School: Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Professional Interests: General Inpatient Rehabilitation, Musculoskeletal, Sports Medicine, Research
Hobbies/Interests: Training for and running competitive road/track races, music (playing guitar, going to concerts), improvisational comedy, swimming, biking and outdoor activities


Vivian, Roy, MD









Name: Vivian, Roy, MD

Hometown: Potomac, MD
Undergrad: University of Maryland, College Park
Medical School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Professional Interests: General rehab, sports & spine, rehab in the ICU
Hobbies/Interests: Eating cheese, sewing stuff, tennis & volleyball, watching football, playing video games








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