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Orthopaedic Surgeons

Orthopaedic surgeons specializing in sports medicine understand the extraordinary demands on an athlete's musculoskeletal system and the focus on regaining the highest level of performance during repair and recovery from sports injuries.

Ohio Orthopaedic Surgeons

Joseph Assenmacher, MD

Board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, highly skilled in treating athletic injuries.

Team Orthopaedic Surgeon: The Toledo Walleye

Education: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Graduate Medical Education: Northwestern University School of Medicine Residency Program

Paul Fenton, MD

Orthopaedic Medical Director
Board-certified in orthopaedic surgery

Team Physician: U.S. Figure Skating Team; assistant team physician, U.S. Women's Alpine Ski Team; Toledo Mud Hens; orthopaedic consultant, The University of Toledo; Toledo-area high school and Catholic Youth Organization teams

Affiliations: Toledo Orthopaedic Surgeons, Inc.; assistant professor, orthopaedic surgery, The University of Toledo College of Medicine; member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Medical Association, Academic Orthopaedic Society, Ohio Orthopaedic Society, Toledo Academy of Medicine, Academy of Medicine of Toledo and Lucas County and Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society; president, Mortar Board; Vinson Memorial Scholarship and Miami University Top Ten Senior Award Recipient

Team Orthopaedic Surgeon: The Toledo Walleye

Education: Miami University, Medical College of Ohio

Graduate Medical Education: The University of Toledo College of Medicine Surgery Residency, The Orthopaedic Specialty Hospital Knee/Shoulder/Sports Medicine Fellowship

Anthony Frogameni, III, MD

Orthopaedic Medical Director
Board-certified in orthopaedic surgery

Team Physician: Toledo Mud Hens; orthopaedic consultant, The University of Toledo; Toledo-area high school and Catholic Youth Organization teams

Affiliations: Toledo Orthopaedic Surgeons, Inc.; associate professor, department of orthopaedics, The University of Toledo College of Medicine; fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; member, Toledo Academy of Medicine, American Medical Association, Arthroscopy Association of North America, Ohio Orthopaedic Society, Toledo Surgical Society

Team Orthopaedic Surgeon: The Toledo Walleye

Education: University of Notre Dame, Medical College of Ohio

Graduate Medical Education: The University of Toledo College of Medicine General Surgery Internship and Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, Southern Cal Center for Sports Medicine Fellowship

Stephen Saddemi, MD

Orthopaedic Medical Director
Board-certified in orthopaedic surgery

Team Physician: Toledo Mud Hens; orthopaedic consultant, The University of Toledo; Toledo-area high school and Catholic Youth Organization teams

Related Experience: Consulting reviewer, Arthroscopy: Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery; The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Council of Delegates

Affiliations: Toledo Orthopaedic Surgeons, Inc.; director of sports medicine, associate clinical professor, The University of Toledo College of Medicine; fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; member, Academy of Medicine of Toledo and Lucas County, American Medical Association, The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America, Ohio Orthopaedic Society, Toledo Surgical Society

Team Orthopaedic Surgeon: The Toledo Walleye

Education: Northwestern University, Medical College of Ohio

Graduate Medical Education: The Ochsner Foundation Hospital Orthopaedic Surgery Program Internship and Residency, Cincinnati Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center Sports Medicine Fellowship, The University of Western Ontario University Hospital Division of Orthopaedic Surgery Shoulder Surgery Fellowship

Stan P. Dajczak, MD

Board-certified in orthopaedic surgery

Team Physician: Defiance High School, Tinora High School; former team physician, University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Affiliations: ProMedica Physician Group, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Education: University of Western Ontario, Canada; Ottawa Civic Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario

Graduate Medical Education: University of Ottawa OMRP, University of Ottawa-Ottawa General Hospital OMSMF

Michigan Orthopaedic Surgeons

Michael Diment, MD

Vice Chief of Staff, Bixby Medical Center, Adrian, Mich.
Board-certified in orthopaedic surgery, fellowship-trained in sports medicine

Team Physician: Adrian High School

Related Experience: National Age 13 Mile Record Holder; Champion, Iowa State high school track, cross country; Iowa State University letterman in track, cross country

Affiliations: American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Medical Association, Michigan Orthopedic Society, Ohio Orthopedic Society; former chief of surgery, Flower Hospital; former chief of staff, Bixby Medical Center

Education: The University of Iowa

Graduate Medical Education: Residency, Northwestern University; Fellowship, The University of Rochester

Riccardo Giovannone, DO

Medical Director, Sports Care-North Region
Board-certified in osteopathic and orthopaedic medicine

Team Physician: Siena Heights University, Tecumseh High School

Affiliations: Bixby Medical Center, Herrick Medical Center; associate clinical professor, Michigan State University; member, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, Michigan Orthopedic Society, Michigan Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons

Education: Wayne State University; Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Alan Snider, DO

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Board-certified in orthopaedic surgery by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and by the Advisory Board for Osteopathic Specialists

Team Physician: Tecumseh High School

Affiliations: Herrick Medical Center, Bixby Medical Center, Lenawee Orthopaedics; board examiner, The American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics

Education: Bethany College (WV), West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

Graduate Medical Education: Internship, Dallas/Fort Worth Medical Center; Residency, Metropolitan Hospital, Grand Rapids, Mich.; Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Harper Hospital, Detroit Receiving Hospital, Children's Hospital in Michigan; Port Huron and Mercy hospitals, Mich.

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