Orthopedic Surgeons at Mercy

Experienced, Board-certified Orthopedic Physicians for Stark County & Beyond

We are proud to provide outstanding quality of care in the areas that matter most to our patients — the quality and experience of our medical staff and the positive outcomes of their procedures.

If you or someone you love needs orthopedic care, consider choosing a Mercy physician. Each of the doctors on our active staff below have achieved board certification (or are board eligible) by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), a benchmark for quality. It's the highest level of professional achievement for an orthopedic physician. 

 


Adult Joint Reconstruction, Replacement & Related Surgeries

Alliance Orthopedics & Sports

Physician:
Thomas Krupko, MD

OMNI Orthopaedics

Physicians:
Rakesh Arora, MD
Melissa Bickett, MD (knee and hip)
Brian Blake, MD (knee)
Daniel Charlick, MD (total ankle replacement)
Michael London, MD
George Papacostas, MD
Thomas Watson, MD

Spectrum Orthopaedics

Physicians:
Tim Conlan, MD (hip, knee & shoulder)
Steven Coss, MD
Jeffrey Dulik, DO (hip & knee)
Michael L. Lykins, DO
Andrew J. Razzano, DO

Tri County Orthopedic Surgeons

Physicians:
Jeffrey M. Cochran, DO
Gregory P. Carozza, DO
Daniel N. Moretta, DO

 

Adult Reconstructive Surgery

OMNI Orthopaedics

Physicians:
Gerald Klimo, MD (hand, elbow & shoulder)
Anthony Pentz, MD
Ira Richterman, MD (wrist & hand)

Spectrum Orthopaedics

Physicians:
Mark J. Shepard, MD (shoulder & knee)

 

Arthroscopic, Minimally Invasive & Same-day Surgery

Alliance Orthopedics & Sports

Physician:
Thomas Krupko, MD

OMNI Orthopaedics

Physicians:
Rakesh Arora, MD
Melissa Bickett, MD
Brian Blake, MD
Joseph Hellmann, MD
George Papacostas, MD

Spectrum Orthopaedics

Physicians:
Tim Conlan, MD (hip, knee & shoulder)
Steven Coss, MD (knee, shoulder, ankle & hip)
Jeffrey Dulik, DO
Eric M. Johnson, MD
Michael L. Lykins, DO (knee & shoulder, including rotator cuff repairs)
Mark J. Shepard, MD (shoulder & knee)

Tri County Orthopedic Surgeons

Physicians:
Jeffrey M. Cochran, DO
Gregory P. Carozza, DO
Daniel N. Moretta, DO

 

Back / Spine & Neck

OMNI Orthopaedics

Physicians:
Mark Cecil, MD
Daniel Dorfman, MD (non-surgical evaluation & treatment)
Vincent Wake, MD 

Spectrum Orthopaedics

Physicians:
Jared J. Stefanko, DO, MS (adult & pediatric spine surgery)

Tri County Orthopedic Surgeons

Physicians:
Jeffrey M. Cochran, DO
Gregory P. Carozza, DO
Daniel N. Moretta, DO

 

Foot & Ankle (Including Diabetic Foot Conditions, Wound Care)

OMNI Orthopaedics

Physicians:
Daniel Charlick, MD
Ronald Cohen, DPM
Michael London, MD
George Papacostas, MD

Spectrum Orthopaedics

Physicians:
Steven Coss, MD
 

General Orthopedics

Alliance Orthopedics & Sports

Physician:
Thomas Krupko, MD

OMNI Orthopaedics

Physicians:
George Papacostas, MD

Spectrum Orthopaedics

Physicians:
John N. Riester, MD

Tri County Orthopedic Surgeons

Physicians:
Jeffrey M. Cochran, DO
Gregory P. Carozza, DO
Daniel N. Moretta, DO

 

Hand & Upper Extemities (Elbow, Arm, Shoulder)

OMNI Orthopaedics

Physicians:
Rakesh Arora, MD
Melissa Bickett, MD (shoulder)
Brian Blake, MD (shoulder)
Gerald Klimo, MD 
Ira Richterman, MD (wrist & hand)
Thomas Watson, MD (carpal tunnel)

Spectrum Orthopaedics

Physicians:
Michael L. Lykins, DO (carpal tunnel & carpal metacarpal arthroplasty)
Ajay K. Seth, MD
Mark J. Shepard, MD (shoulder)

Tri County Orthopedic Surgeons

Physicians:
Jeffrey M. Cochran, DO
Gregory P. Carozza, DO
Daniel N. Moretta, DO

 

Knee

OMNI Orthopaedics

Physicians:
Melissa Bickett, MD
Brian Blake, MD

Spectrum Orthopaedics

Physicians:
Tim Conlan, MD
Steven Coss, MD 
Jeffrey Dulik, DO 
Michael L. Lykins, DO 
Mark J. Shepard, MD

 

Microvascular Surgery

OMNI Orthopaedics

Physicians:
Gerald Klimo, MD

Tri County Orthopedic Surgeons

Physicians:
Jeffrey M. Cochran, DO
Gregory P. Carozza, DO
Daniel N. Moretta, DO

 

Nerve & Tendon Procedures

OMNI Orthopaedics

Physicians:
Ira Richterman, MD

 

Rehabilitation

OMNI Orthopaedics

Physicians:
Daniel Dorfman, MD
Gregg Martin, PhD

 

Sports Medicine

Alliance Orthopedics & Sports

Physician:
Thomas Krupko, MD

OMNI Orthopaedics

Physicians:
Rakesh Arora, MD
Melissa Bickett, MD
Brian Blake, MD
Daniel Charlick, MD (foot & ankle injuries)
Daniel Dorfman, MD
Joseph Hellmann, MD
Anthony Pentz, MD

Spectrum Orthopedics

Physicians:
Steven Coss, MD
Jeffrey Dulik, DO
Andrew J. Razzano, DO
Mark J. Shepard, MD

Tri County Orthopedic Surgeons

Physicians:
Jeffrey M. Cochran, DO
Gregory P. Carozza, DO
Daniel N. Moretta, DO

 

Trauma

OMNI Orthopaedics

Physicians:
Gerald Klimo, MD
Michael London, MD
George Papacostas, MD
Vincent Wake, MD
Thomas Watson, MD

Spectrum Orthopaedics

Physicians:
Ericka Glass Johnson, MD (Stark County's only certified orthopedic traumatologist)