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The members of Mount Carmel's Orthopedics Residency Program are a diverse group of physicians, the breadth of which brings to the program a rich and inspiring variety of perspectives on healthcare and medicine. The atmosphere is infused with a sense of camaraderie and congeniality, an approachable faculty, and a wide range of educational opportunities.

Fifth Year Residents


Steve Cotman, MD

  • MD: Northeast Ohio Medical University - 2014
  • B.S. Biochemistry: University of Mount Union - 2010
  • Outside interests: Running, Biking, Weight Lifting, Coaching Wrestling

Nicholas Wilson, MD

  • MD: Saint Louis University - 2014
  • B.S. Biology - The Ohio State University - 2009
  • Outside interests: Weight Training, Indoor Rock Climbing, Basketball, Flag Football

Fourth Year Residents

Stephen Berling, Mount Carmel Orthopedic resident

Stephen Berling, MD

  • MD: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 2015
  • BS: Chemical Engineering, The Ohio State University, 2010
  • Outside interests: Family, Cincinnati Reds Baseball, Buckeye Football, Weight lifting, playing with my dog
Brandon Lucas, Mount Carmel Orthopedic resident

Brandon Lucas, MD

  • MD: Indiana University School of Medicine, 2015
  • BS: Kinesiology, Indiana University, 2010
  • Outside interests: Family, soccer, triathlons, cycling, live music, IU basketball

Third Year Residents

Kelvin Luu, Mount Carmel Orthopedic resident

Kelvin Luu, MD

  • MD: New York Medical College, 2016
  • BS: Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2012
  • Outside interests: Rock climbing, basketball, working out, hiking, family
Robert Wetzel, Mount Carmel Orthopedic resident

Robert Wetzel, MD

  • MD: The University of Toledo College of Medicine
  • BS: Biology, The Ohio State University
  • Outside interests: Family, golf, softball, The Buckeyes, weight lifting, movies

Second Year Residents


Cody Stover, MD

  • MD: Marshall University School of Medicine
  • BS: Chemistry, Marshall University
  • Outside interests: College football (Go Herd), craft beer, spending time with my fiancé Brea and our husky Aurora

Paul Rutkowski, MD

  • MD: Wright State University
  • BS: Biology, Saint Louis University
  • Outside interests: Family, golf, working out, St. Louis Blues hockey, bourbon

First Year Residents


Alex Savage, MD

  • MD: University of Toledo
  • BS: Chemistry, Centre College
  • Outside interests: Playing pick-up basketball, weight lifting, trying new restaurants and going to trivia night at the local brewery

Valeri Wolf, MD

  • MD: University of Louisville
  • BS: Biology, The Ohio State University
  • Outside interests: Horse showing and judging, CrossFit, basketball and traveling