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:
Melissa Bickett, MD (knee and hip)
Brian Blake, MD (knee)
Daniel Charlick, MD (total ankle replacement)
George Papacostas, 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)

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