The Center is pleased to announce the following additions to our diverse team of highly-trained doctors. Each brings valuable skills and specific expertise to the team that will help keep pace with Central Oregon’s continued growth.
Anthony DiGirolamo, DO will join our physical medicine and rehabilitation team in August 2018. Fellowship trained in pain medicine at the University of California, Davis, he brings extensive knowledge of advanced interventional procedures for chronic pain with a multi-disciplinary approach. His background also includes sports medicine management of musculoskeletal injuries, electrodiagnostic training, pediatric rehabilitation, trauma rehabilitation, stroke, and neuromuscular diseases. He completed his medical education at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at University of Washington in Seattle. During his residency, Dr. DiGirolamo established a sole-proprietorship practice in OMM/NMM (osteopathic manipulative medicine/neuromusculoskeletal medicine) consultation and treatment. He has volunteered as medical team captain for the Seattle Marathon, University of Washington Sports Medicine, and provided medical support for participants in an international wheelchair rugby tournament (Seattle Slam). He enjoys water and mountain sports, live music, and camping adventures with his family.
David Holt, MD is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand and upper extremity injuries and conditions that will join our team in August 2018. His expertise includes endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery, which may result in a shorter recovery time than open carpal tunnel release. After practicing in Knoxville, Tennessee, for three years, he decided to move with his family to the Northwest. Dr. Holt completed his hand and upper extremity fellowship with Dr. Paul Dell at University of Florida in Gainesville. He earned his medical degree at University of Tennessee Health Science Center and did his residency at University of Utah in Salt Lake City. He enjoys spending time with his family, skiing, running, and biking.
Justin Roth, DO will join The Center as our first fellowship-trained pediatric orthopedic surgeon in September 2018. He enjoys all facets of pediatric orthopedics including limb and spinal deformity, as well as adult and pediatric orthopedic trauma. He is completing his fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Roth earned his medical degree from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California, and completed his residency at Riverside University Health System in Moreno Valley, California. He did his undergraduate education in manufacturing engineering and has an interest in clinical research for medical device development, utilizing all of his training to improve patient outcomes with better technology. During his training, he had the gratifying opportunity of working with patients in underserved communities in the Dominican Republic and working with SIGN (Surgical Implant Generation Network) to develop methods for fixing hip fractures in developing countries without the use of specialty imaging. He enjoys backcountry skiing, surfing, golf, biking, travel, and spending time with his family.
Priscilla Pang, MD, MS will join our neurosurgery team in September 2018 with extensive knowledge of adult and pediatric conditions of the brain and spine. She completed her fellowship at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital in pediatric neurological surgery after finishing her residency at Oregon Health and Science University in neurological surgery. During residency, she was awarded the Western Neurosurgical Society (WNS) Clinical Resident Award. She completed her medical education at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio where she received an MD, as well as a masters of science in applied anatomy. Prior to that, she earned a bachelors of arts in neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. She enjoys traveling, rock climbing, yoga, surfing, and knitting.
Christopher Healy, DO will join our team of orthopedic hand and upper extremity surgeons in fall 2019. He is currently completing his residency at Hofstra Northwell Health School of Medicine in Plainview, New York. In July 2018, he will begin his fellowship in orthopedic hand surgery at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, New York. Prior to moving to New York, Dr. Healy earned his medical degree at Rocky Vista College of Osteopathic Medicine in Parker, Colorado. A Colorado native and outdoor enthusiast, he looks forward to living and practicing medicine in Central Oregon. He enjoys alpine skiing, running, hiking, and spending time with his fiancé.
Katya Urch, MD recently joined our sports medicine team in March 2018. She is practicing in Bend, Redmond, and Prineville. Dr. Urch completed her sports medicine fellowship at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles, California. She earned her medical degree at New York University School of Medicine and completed her orthopedic surgery residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. Dr. Urch has been a sports medicine team physician for the LA Dodgers, Loyola Marymount University, the LA Kings, and the Anaheim Ducks. She looks forward to becoming a part of the Central Oregon community and enjoys running, snowboarding, photography, volleyball, and culinary tourism.
In addition, The Center welcomed Matthew R. Lilley, MD, to our orthopedic sports medicine team in September 2017. He specializes in the study, evaluation, and treatment of shoulder, hip, and knee injuries and conditions.The knowledge and expertise these new providers bring to The Center will be of great value to our growing community. Diverse by design, our team of highly-trained orthopedic, neurosurgical, and physical medicine and rehabilitation doctors are here to make a difference in the lives of our fellow Central Oregonians through exceptional care and compassion.