Our Orthopedic Providers

Our UVM Health Network - CVMC Orthopedic team provides a broad-spectrum of services for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders.

Christian H.G. Bean, MD

Christian H.G. Bean, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

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Christian H.G. Bean, MD specializes in hand and microvascular surgery, sports medicine, joint replacement and general orthopedics. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery with specialties in hand and microvascular surgery, as well as, in sports medicine.

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Foot and Ankle Treatment, Hand, Wrist and Elbow Treatment, Hip Treatment, In-Office Aponeurotomy, Knee Treatment, Non-Surgical Procedures, Shoulder Treatment, Sports Medicine
John “J.P.” Begly, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon

John “J.P.” Begly, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

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Orthopedic surgeon John "J.P." Begly, MD, making fresh tracks to CVMC from Vail's Steadman Philippon Research Institute, where he recently completed a one-year sports medicine fellowship focused on minimally-invasive hip, knee and shoulder interventions. Dr. Begly earned his medical degree at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine – MD and completed his fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery at New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases.

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Hip Treatment, Knee Treatment, Non-Surgical Procedures, Shoulder Treatment, Sports Medicine
Sarah Britton, MSN, FNP-BC, RNFA

Sarah Britton, MSN, FNP-BC, RNFA

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

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Sarah Britton, MSN, FNP-BC, RNFA is board certified in Family Practice and upon graduation from Arkansas State University in 2011, specialized in Orthopedic Spine Surgery. She has attained additional training as a Surgical First Assistant from the National Institute of First Assisting and in addition to evaluating patients for potential surgical solutions, she guides patients through all non-operative options for acute and chronic spine conditions.

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Spine Program
Sara Graves, MD, MS

Sara Graves, MD, MS

Orthopedic Surgeon

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Sara Graves, MD, MS specializes in minimally invasive endoscopic carpal tunnel release, total knee hip and total hip arthroplasty. She is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

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Foot and Ankle Treatment, Hand, Wrist and Elbow Treatment, Hip Treatment, Knee Treatment, Non-Surgical Procedures, Shoulder Treatment
Helen Hollenbach, PA-C

Helen Hollenbach, PA-C

Orthopedic Physician Assistant

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Helen College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, a Master of Science in Clinical and Translational Science at the University of Vermont, and a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training at the University of Vermont Helen believes in an integrative and preventative approach to health care, which includes all aspects of the patient’s physical and emotional care.

Ciara Hollister, DPM, Podiatrist

Ciara Hollister, DPM

Podiatrist

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Dr. Nicholson is a podiatrist and foot surgeon with a special interest in diabetic wound care and surgical training in trauma, limb salvage and reconstruction. he attended Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H. and earned her Bachelor of Arts in Biology/Biotechnology at Assumption College in Worcester, Mass. She graduated from Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, Ill. and completed her podiatric medicine and surgery residency at Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester, MA.

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Foot and Ankle Treatment, Podiatry
Ryan P. Jewell, MD, Neurosurgeon

Ryan P. Jewell, MD

Neurosurgeon

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Dr. Jewell is a neurosurgeon at the University of Vermont Medical Center and an associate professor at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM in Burlington, VT. He specializes in brain tumors, pathology of the spine, tumor, trauma and degenerative disease.

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Spine Program
Stuart S. Lollis, MD, Neurosurgeon

Stuart S. Lollis, MD

Neurosurgeon

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Scott Lollis, MD is a neurosurgeon at the University of Vermont Medical Center and assistant professor at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM. He treats conditions such as spinal stenosis, spinal degeneration, spinal tumors, fractures and spondylolisthesis.

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Spine Program
David J. Lunardini, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon

David J. Lunardini, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

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Dr. Lunardini is a spine specialist at UVM Medical Center's Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Center. He provides surgical treatment of adults with degenerative, traumatic or tumor-related conditions of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine. He has a special interest and training in the treatment of complex cervical spine pathology.

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Spine Program
Kevin McNamara, DPM, Podiatrist

Kevin McNamara, DPM

Podiatrist

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Kevin McNamara, DPM provides full spectrum podiatry care with special interests in wound care, diabetic limb salvage, sports medicine and foot surgery. He received his medical degree at Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine.

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Foot and Ankle Treatment, Podiatry
Christopher M. Meriam, MD

Christopher M. Meriam, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

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Christopher M. Meriam, MD specializes in arthroscopic procedures of the ankle, elbow, hip, knee, and shoulder; partial, total and minimally invasive joint replacement of the hip; total and minimally invasive joint replacement of the knee; sports medicine; and general orthopedics. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery with a specialty in sports medicine.

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Foot and Ankle Treatment, Hand, Wrist and Elbow Treatment, Hip Treatment, Knee Treatment, Non-Surgical Procedures, Shoulder Treatment, Sports Medicine
Alison M. Migonis, DPM

Alison M. Migonis, DPM

Podiatrist

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Alison M. Migonis, DPM earned her medical degree at Des Moines University and completed her internship and residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, in Boston, MA, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. She was a five-time All-American swimmer and diver at Le Moyne College.

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Foot and Ankle Treatment, Podiatry
Robert D. Monsey, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon

Robert D. Monsey, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

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Dr. Robert Monsey serves as medical director at the Spine Institute of New England and as an associate professor in the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM in Burlington, VT. His specialty is in patients with idiopathic and degenerative scoliosis, spinal stenosis, cervical myelopathy, degenerative disease and spinal tumors. Treatment options include spinal decompression, fusion and instrumentation.

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Spine Program
Catherine Mygatt Naden, MD

Catherine Mygatt Naden, MD

Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician

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Catherine Mygatt Naden, MD is a Primary Care Sports Medicine physician whose areas of expertise include chronic and acute joint problems, stress injuries, non-surgical or undifferentiated fractures, concussions, and female athlete triad. She will work with the patient and rehab services to formulate and facilitate a rehabilitative plan, and refer to orthopedic surgery when operative management is indicated.

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Non-Surgical Procedures, Sports Medicine
Timothy Partridge, MD

Timothy Partridge, MD, CAQSM

Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician

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Timothy J. Partridge, MD, CAQSM is a Primary Care Sports Medicine physician who specializes in non-operative orthopedics and sports medicine. His areas of interest include general orthopedics, sports injuries, musculoskeletal ultrasound, concussions, and the management of medical conditions in athletes. Dr. Partridge’s sports medicine training allows him to adeptly manage non-surgical orthopedic conditions, and to quickly facilitate surgical consultation when appropriate. He has a special focus on orthopedic procedures that help the body to heal itself. In certain situations, these are a viable alternative to surgery, such as percutaneous tendon fenestration, prolotherapy and barbotage. In addition, he routinely uses ultrasound guidance for precision placement of targeted injections. He is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine, and through that board possesses a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine.

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Non-Surgical Procedures, Sports Medicine
Shannon Rivard, FNP, RNFA

Shannon Rivard, FNP, RNFA

Family Nurse Practitioner

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Alan Small, PA-C

Alan Small, PA-C

Orthopedic Physician Assistant

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Alan Small, PA-C, completed the Physician Associate Program at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut in 1993. He is certified by the National Commission of Certifications of Physician Assistants. Alan received his B.S. in Business Administration at North Adams State College in Massachusetts and also completed training at the Radiology Technology Academy in Denver, Colorado.

Rose Woodard, PA

Rose Woodard, PA

Physician Assistant

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