Increasing patient access to specialty orthopedic care across the central Ohio region

COLUMBUS, OHIO (September 11, 2022) – Orthopedic ONE is pleased to announce six physicians who have recently joined or will join the practice this fall, increasing the group’s roster to 69 orthopedic and musculoskeletal specialists. All six are accepting new patients at locations across the practice’s central Ohio footprint including Canal Winchester, Gahanna/Reynoldsburg, Grove City, Hilliard, Upper Arlington and Westerville.


Evan Berlin, M.D.

Evan Berlin, M.D., is a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician with fellowship-training in Interventional Spine & Musculoskeletal Medicine. He specializes in the diagnosis and non-surgical care of spine, joint and soft tissue disorders. He works collaboratively with our team of Orthopedic Surgeons to treat patients with disabling conditions using minimally invasive procedures, including spine injections and nerve blocks. He has special interest in basivertebral nerve ablation which is a treatment for chronic low back pain.

Dr. Berlin earned his undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University and his medical degree from Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED). He completed his Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency, where he served as Chief Resident, with a distinction in biomedical ethics, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. He went on to complete a North American Spine Society Interventional Spine & Musculoskeletal Fellowship at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, before moving back to his home state of Ohio to begin practice with Orthopedic ONE.

Dr. Berlin is available to see patients at Orthopedic ONE’s Grove City and Westerville locations.

William Burgette, D.O.

William Burgette, D.O., is a fellowship-trained total joint surgeon who has been in practice in central Ohio since 2017. His specialties include primary and revision total knee and hip arthroplasty and minimally invasive total joint arthroplasty. He has extensive training and special interest in performing MAKO Robotic-Assisted joint replacements.

An Ohio native, Dr. Burgette received his undergraduate degree from Bowling Green State University and his medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency with the Cleveland Clinic Health System and went on to complete an Adult Reconstruction Fellowship at Buffalo General Hospital in Buffalo, New York.

Following fellowship, Dr. Burgette returned to Ohio to start practice. Prior to joining Orthopedic ONE, he was an employed orthopedic physician at OhioHealth.

Dr. Burgette is available to see patients at Orthopedic ONE’s Dublin office.

Ronak ‘Ron’ Desai, M.D.

Ronak ‘Ron’ Desai, M.D., is a board-certified, fellowship-trained spine surgeon with an emphasis on endoscopic spine surgery, disc replacement and reconstructive spine surgery.

Dr. Desai joined Orthopedic ONE in 2023 from Temple, Texas, where he was Division Director of Spine Surgery at Baylor, Scott & White Health System and Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Texas A&M University. Prior he was a practicing physician with EmergeOrtho in Durham, North Carolina.

Dr. Desai received his undergraduate degree from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, then earned a master’s degree from Rush University, Chicago, before completing his medical degree at Rush Medical College. He did his residency training at University Hospitals and Case Western Reserve University – both in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Desai also completed fellowship training in spine surgery and adult and pediatric deformity and reconstructive spine surgery at Houston Methodist/Texas Medical Center, MD Anderson Cancer Center and Texas Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Desai is available to see patients at Orthopedic ONE’s Hilliard, Gahanna/Reynoldsburg and Westerville locations.

Ryan Jefferson, M.D.

Ryan Jefferson, M.D., is a Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon with dedicated subspecialty fellowship training in Orthopedic Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery. He is a candidate member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, and has broad and unique experience in surgery of the hand and upper extremity. His focus is treating conditions of the hand, wrist, forearm, and elbow. His practice encompasses all aspects of care for both adults and children. Additionally, his background in Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery has afforded him extensive experience in nerve injury, reconstruction, and compression; complex bony and soft tissue reconstruction; and micro-neurovascular surgery throughout the body.

Dr. Jefferson received his undergraduate degree in Exercise Science and Kinesiology from The Ohio State University, where he was a four-year distinguished scholar athlete on the University Men’s Swim and Diving Team. He earned his medical degree from The University of Toledo College of Medicine where he was ranked in the top 5% of graduates nationwide. He then completed his residency training at The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center in the Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery.  After residency, he completed fellowship training in orthopedic hand and upper extremity surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.  

Dr. Jefferson is available to see patients at Orthopedic ONE’s Dublin and Westerville offices.

Kenneth Milligan, M.D., M.S.

Kenneth Milligan, M.D., is a fellowship-trained Hip Preservation surgeon specializing in adult reconstructive surgery and young adult hip preservation surgery. This includes labral tears, femoral acetabular impingement (FAI), hip dysplasia, and anterior approach hip surgery.

After receiving his undergraduate degree from Colorado State University, Dr. Milligan earned his masters of bioengineering and his doctorate of medicine both from the University of Colorado. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Yale University and fellowship training in adult reconstruction and hip preservation at University of Ottawa.

Dr. Milligan joins Orthopedic ONE from private practice at Nevada Orthopedics & Spine Center in Las Vegas.

Dr. Milligan will see patients at Orthopedic ONE’s Dublin and Westerville offices.

Emily Wynkoop, M.D.

Emily Wynkoop, M.D., is a fellowship-trained Orthopedic Sports Medicine surgeon with special interest in shoulder replacement surgery, arthroscopic shoulder and knee surgery, ACL reconstruction, and rotator cuff surgery.

After receiving her undergraduate degree from Kent State University, in Kent, Ohio, Dr. Wynkoop earned her medical degree from the Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) in Rootstown, Ohio. She then went on to complete her orthopedic residency at University of Toledo Medical Center, followed by advanced fellowship-training in orthopedic sports medicine at Beacon Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in Cincinnati, Ohio. 

Dedicated to keeping athletes of all levels healthy and active, she has served as Team Physician to Rogers High School and Northwood High School football teams, as well as Moeller High School. She was an assistant team physician for Wittenberg University and the Cincinnati Reds.

Dr. Wynkoop is available to see patients at Orthopedic ONE’s Canal Winchester and Gahanna/Reynoldsburg locations.

To learn more or to schedule an appointment with a new or existing physician, visit www.orthopedicONE.com.


At Orthopedic ONE, you’ll be met with central Ohio’s most trusted and experienced group of orthopedic and sports medicine experts – ready to listen to your concerns and work with you toward the best possible outcome. In fact, more people trust Orthopedic ONE than any other practice in central Ohio.

From neck injuries to foot pain, and everything in between, we know we’re only at our best when we’re helping our patients get better.

To learn more, visit orthopedicONE.com.