Extensive training in both sports medicine and joint replacement surgery. Specialties include the most advanced and cutting-edge techniques in shoulder, hip, and knee replacement surgery from many of the prominent leaders in the field. Trained under the team doctors for the Minnesota Timberwolves (NBA), the Minnesota Twins (MLB), and USA Hockey. Elected to serve as administrative chief resident, and he was honored with the prestigious Joseph M. Janes Award, a peer-nominated award for demonstrating surgical mastery, compassionate patient care, and earning the highest trust and respect of his peers and mentors at Mayo Clinic. Fellowship trained in sports medicine, shoulder, and elbow at OrthoCarolina. Served as the assistant team doctor for the Carolina Panthers (NFL), the Charlotte Knights (AAA affiliate of the Chicago White Sox), and Hendrick Motorsports and Joe Gibbs Racing (NASCAR) as well as numerous colleges and local high school teams. Authored multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals and presented his research at the local, regional, and national levels. Special interests include the management of sports-related injuries, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, knee ligament surgery, meniscal repair, realignment osteotomies of the knee, rotator cuff repair, management of shoulder instability, Latarjet, superior capsular reconstruction (SCR), ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction (Tommy John surgery), cartilage restoration surgery, direct anterior hip replacement, partial knee replacement, total knee replacement, total shoulder replacement, and reverse total shoulder replacement.