Bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida Founding member of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity chapter. Received numerous accolades and a scholarship for maintaining the highest grade point average for active fraternity members. Graduated second in his class from Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, NE. Recognized by Merck Pharmaceuticals, who gave awards to the top two ranked medical school graduates from each medical school in the country. Completed training in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Texas in Houston after being Chief Resident Received training from Hermann Hospital, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Shriner’s Children’s Hospital, St. Joseph Hospital, as well as other fine institutions in the Houston area. Receives a prestigious AO International Fellowship in Germany, which affords focused training in the arts of trauma, hand and joint reconstructive surgery.