Meet the Good Samaritan Hospital (GSH) Joint Replacement Center team.
Dennis M. Brown, MD, Medical Director – The Joint Center
Dennis Brown, MD, is an expert in total replacement of the hip, knee, and shoulder and in reconstructive surgery of the hip and knee. An orthopedic surgeon for 18 years, he is one of only two fellowship-trained adult reconstruction specialists in Dayton. Dr. Brown has been a staff surgeon at GSH and a partner in Montgomery Orthopedic Surgeons Inc. since 1990. He performs more than 100 total knee replacements every year.
Dr. Brown received his medical education at Wright State University School of Medicine, where he also completed his internship and where he has been a member of the clinical faculty since 1991. After a residency at Miami Valley Hospital, he completed a fellowship in adult reconstruction at Christ Hospital Bone and Joint Institute in Cincinnati. Dr. Brown also completed a reconstruction fellowship in Europe. Dr. Brown is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons.
James Klosterman, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon
James Klosterman, MD, is a well-known orthopedic surgeon in the Dayton area. He is a specialist in the areas of minimally invasive joint replacement, partial knee replacement, and sports medicine. In addition to being on staff at GSH, he is a team physician for the University of Dayton Athletic Department and a consulting physician for Dayton-area high schools.
Dr. Klosterman graduated from the University of Dayton in 1984 and from the University of Cincinnati Medical School in 1988. He completed both his internship and residency at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. Following his residency, Dr. Klosterman joined the United States Air Force. He was stationed at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, where he was staff orthopedic surgeon and co-director of the sports medicine section. He left the Air Force in 1997, joined Montgomery Orthopedic Surgeons, and was named chief of orthopedic surgery at GSH and director of sports surgery at Samaritan North Sports Medicine. Dr. Klosterman is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons.
Homayoun Mesghali, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. Mesghali has been practicing orthopedic surgery in Dayton since 1976. He is the founding partner in Montgomery Orthopedics. Dr. Mesghali pioneered arthroscopic surgery in Dayton. He also performed spinal surgery from 1976-2005. He is currently trained in computer-assisted orthopedic surgery.
Dr. Mesghali completed his education at Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk , CT and his orthopedic residency at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and a member of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.
Thomas Cook, DO
Dr. Thomas Cook is a fellowshipped trained in Adult Reconstruction orthopedic surgery. He is also board-certified by the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedic Physicians. Dr. Cook was instrumental in acquiring computer-assisted surgery technology in Dayton.
Dr. Cook completed his fellowship at the University of Utah. His surgical residency was completed at Ohio University: Grandview Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Cook is a member of the American Academy of Osteopathic Orthopedic Surgeons, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons and the Ohio Association of Osteopathic Physicians.
Additional Team Members
- Fredrick Reeve, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon
- Shelli Powell, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon
- Timothy Peters, DO, Orthopedic Surgeon
- Britton Wells, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon