Completed his orthopedic residency at the Medical College of Virginia and Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, D.C. Fellowship training at the Texas Back Institute in Dallas, Texas. Specializes in transforaminal interbody fusion, discectomy, minimally invasive spine surgery, and percutaneous lumbar pedicle screws. Published and presented his findings from his spinal surgery research. Encourages a patient's avid participation in treatment and exhausts all conservative treatments before proceeding with surgery. When surgery is required, main objective is to help patients heal with the most effective, advanced techniques available.