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Research Team

Research Fellows

Nour Nassour, MD

MD Graduate from Lebanon and Research Fellow at the Foot and Ankle Research and Innovation laboratory. Working on Machine Learning algorithms, Venous Thromboembolisms, and surgical site infections.

Atta Taseh, MD

Atta is an MD Graduate from Iran, interested in rehabilitation medicine, particularly in biomechanical factors contributing to musculoskeletal injuries, and in the use of biofeedback to modify those factors. He is now working on the plantar pressure analyses using the novel pressure plate that has been developed in the lab.

Logan Nye, MD

Logan is currently developing deep learning algorithms for automated interpretation of medical imaging. His research interests is in “Bio-convergence”- medical innovation that connects and combines traditionally separate fields such as medicine, computer science, engineering and biotechnology.

Yuzuru Sakakibara, MD, PhD

Yuzu’s main research interests are in the biomechanics of the ankle and knee joints and research related to sports medicine. His hobbies include jogging along the Charles River and completing the Boston Marathon every year.

Rohan Bhimani, MBBS, MBA

Siddhartha Sharma, MD, PhD

Samir Ghandour, MD

A Syrian medical graduate coming from Lebanon, Samir is an aspiring radiologist interested in musculoskeletal/vascular imaging techniques and improving their clinical applications in lower extremity arterial/venous disease, soft tissue injuries, and joint disease. His current focus is on imaging modalities such as ultrasound and weight-bearing CT.

Matthias Peiffer, MD

David Osei-Hwedieh, MD. PhD

David’s research interests focus on the clinical applications of biotechnology ranging from peptide and cell-based immunotherapy in musculoskeletal cancers, spine biology, foot & ankle injury diagnostics and is currently investigating electrical impedance tomography and acoustic technology in orthopedic practice.

Ji-Yong Ahn, MD. PhD

Bedri Karaismailoglu, MD

Research Students

Alexandra Flaherty

Noopur Ranganathan

Joris Hendriks

Riley Baker

Jack Wolf

Marguerite Mullen

Evan Sirls

Hadley Leatherman

Joshua Woo

Mustafa Hashmi

Emmanuel Budis

Caleb Jang

Jae Kim

Peter Brodeur

Alexis Cacace


  • Jillian Haywood
  • Bradley Weaver
  • Brian Zhou
  • Sumner Jones
  • Amir-Ali Shah

Undergraduate Students

Micheka Fenelon

Sora Sohn