Medical Degree, the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas TX. Internship and residency in orthopedic surgery at Scott and White Memorial Hospital, Temple TX. Fellowship in spine surgery at the Baylor College of Medicine Houston TX. Diplomat of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons Fellow of American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Member of the Bexar County Medical Society, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and North American Spine Society. Published several articles on topics of orthopedic and spine injuries.