Physicians

At First State Orthopaedics, our experienced orthopaedic physicians are dedicated to helping you regain the freedom of movement for virtually every bone and joint in your body. By providing the best available treatment and care, First State Orthopaedics physicians can help you get back into the swing of things, affording you the freedom to start enjoying a healthy and active lifestyle, again.

You will find our orthopaedic physicians and staff members to be exceptional in their specialties, compassionate, and understanding of your needs. All of our physicians are Board Certified. In addition, each is certified in Delaware Worker’s Compensation and some are additionally certified in Hand/and or Sports Medicine.

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  • Jeremie M. Axe, M.D.

    Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Specialties:
    Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Shoulder & Elbow

    Certification:
    Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic SurgeonsShoulder and Elbow Fellowship TrainedSports Medicine Fellowship TrainedEncompass Health, Middletown, DE - President of Medical StaffOREF National Board of TrusteesUniversity of Delaware Affiliate Professor of Physical Therapy

  • Alex B. Bodenstab, M.D.

    Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Specialties:
    Hip and Knee Replacement and Reconstruction, Arthroscopic Surgery, Sports Medicine

    Certification:
    Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

  • Drew A. Brady, M.D.

    Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Specialties:
    General Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Trauma, Hip and Knee

    Certification:
    Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Licensed in Delaware, Pennsylvania and Ohio

  • Claire Coggins, M.D.

    Board-Certified Radiologist

  • James A Costanzo, M.D.

    Specialties:
    -Hip and Knee Replacement, Partial Knee Replacement, Anterior Hip Replacement, Fracture Care

    Certification:
    -Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons -Hip and Knee Replacement Fellowship Trained -Medical Licenses- DE, PA

  • Evan H. Crain, M.D.

    Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Specialties:
    Shoulder pain: Rotator cuff, instability, arthritis, arthoscopy, and replacement.Knee pain: ACL reconstruction, ligament repair, meniscal tears, arthritis, arthroscopy, and knee replacement.Upper extremity:  Elbow, Wrist, and Hand surgerySports medicineFracture care

    Certification:
    Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic SurgeonsFellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsDiplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

  • Grigory Gershkovich, M.D.

    Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon
    Fellowship Trained - Hand & Upper Extremity

    Specialties:
    Orthopedic Surgery, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Fracture Care, Microsurgery

    Certification:
    Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Adam Ginsberg, D.O.

    Board-Certified Physiatrist

    Specialties:
    Medical and Interventional Treatment of the Adult Spine, Pain Management

    Certification:
    Board Certified – Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

  • Matthew A. Handling, M.D.

    Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Specialties:
    Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Surgery. Sports Medicine, Arthroscopic Surgery. Shoulder: Arthroscopy, Rotator Cuff Tear, Instability, Labral Tears, Biceps Tears. Knee: Arthroscopy, ACL Tears, Revision ACL Reconstruction, Knee Dislocation, Meniscus Repair, Cartilage Repair, Arthritis, Total Knee Replacement. Fracture Care

    Certification:
    Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine (CAQ Sports Medicine)

  • Eric T. Johnson, M.D.

    Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Specialties:
    Trauma, Hip and Knee Replacement, Fracture Care

    Certification:
    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons Diplomate, National Board of Medical ExaminersLicences - DE, PA, NJ

  • Randeep S. Kahlon, M.D.

    Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand (CAQ Hand) Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine (CAQ Sports Medicine)

    Specialties:
    Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery (Shoulder, Elbow and Hand), Sports Medicine, Arthroscopic Surgery, Microvascular Surgery, Orthopaedic Trauma

    Certification:
    Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic SurgeonsFellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (FAAOS)Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand (CAQ Hand)Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine (CAQ Sports Medicine)Only doctor in Delaware with CAQ in both Sports Medicine and Hand Surgery

  • Elliott H. Leitman, M.D.

    Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Specialties:
    Sports Medicine, Arthroscopic joint reconstruction. Joint replacement surgery, General Orthopaedics, Shoulder

    Certification:
    Board Certified American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons Subspecialty Certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

  • Kenneth J. Lingenfelter, D.O.

    Chief of Orthopaedic Spine Section – Christiana Care Health System

    Specialties:
    Orthopaedic Spine Surgery

    Certification:
    American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryPennsylvania Osteopathic Medicine LicenseState of Delaware Professional License:  Physician D.O.New York Medical License

  • Stephen G. Manifold, M.D.

    Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Specialties:
    Knee & Shoulder Reconstruction and Replacement

    Certification:
    Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2001 (Recertified, 2011)

  • Irene C. Mavrakakis, M.D.

    Board-Certified Interventional Pain Specialist

    Specialties:
    Interventional Treatment of the Adult Spine and Musculoskeletal System

    Certification:
    Board Certified in Anesthesiology. Sub-Specialty Board Certified in Pain Management

  • James G. Moran, D.O.

    Board-Certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Subspecialty Certification – Pain Medicine

    Specialties:
    Medical and Interventional Treatment of the Adult Spine

    Certification:
    Fellow – American Academy of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationBoard Certified – American Board of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationDiplomate – National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners

  • W. Scott Newcomb, D.P.M.

    Board Certified - American Board of Podiatric Surgery

    Specialties:
    Foot and Ankle

    Certification:
    Board Certified - American Board of Podiatric Surgery

  • William M. Newell, M.D.

    Board-Certified Physiatrist

    Specialties:
    Medical and Interventional Treatment of the Adult Spine, Pain Management

    Certification:
    Board Certified – Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

  • Anush Parikh, M.D.

    Board Certified Radiologist

  • Michael J. Pushkarewicz, M.D., F.A.C.S.

    Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Specialties:
    Sports Medicine, Fracture Care, Arthroscopic Surgery of the Knee and Shoulder, Hip & Knee Replacement, General Orthopaedics

    Certification:
    Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

  • Leo W. Raisis, M.D.

    Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Specialties:
    Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, General Orthopaedics, Fracture Care, Arthroscopy

    Certification:
    Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons 1990

  • Bruce J. Rudin, M.D.

    Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Specialties:
    Spine Surgery

    Certification:
    Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

  • Jennifer Seifert, D.P.M.

    Certified in Foot Surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

    Specialties:
    Foot and Ankle

    Certification:
    Board Certified in Foot Surgery, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

  • Craig G. Smucker, M.D.

    Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Specialties:
    Hip and Knee Replacements/Revisions, Trauma Care, General Orthopaedics

    Certification:
    Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

  • David T. Sowa, M.D.

    Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand

    Specialties:
    Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery (Wrist, Elbow, and Shoulder), Microvascular and Arthroscopic Surgery

    Certification:
    Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand

  • Joseph Straight, M.D.

    Board-Certified/CAQ, Sports Medicine Board Certified, Family Medicine

    Specialties:
    Primary Care Sports Medicine/Musculoskeletal Medicine

  • Steven E. Tooze, M.D.

    Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Specialties:
    Special interest in computer assisted Total Knee Arthroplasty

    Certification:
    Board Certified - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

  • James Zaslavsky, D.O.

    Board-Certified Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon

    Specialties:
    Spine

    Certification:
    Board Certified - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons