Board-certified and fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in hip preservation as well as reconstruction of the hip and knee. Graduated from Brigham Young University, Provo UT with degrees in Spanish and Chemistry Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from A.T. Still University of Health Science, Kirksville MO. Orthopedic military residency at Eisenhower Army Medical Center. Served as an Army orthopedic surgeon at Fort Benning, Ga. Served as chief orthopedic surgeon supporting military soldiers in Kuwait. Fellowship-trained at Duke University in Hip Preservation and Reconstruction. Specializing in hip and knee surgery and using less invasive surgical techniques, hip arthroscopy, pelvic osteotomies and other hip joint preservation surgeries to help patients maintain their normal joints and active lifestyle Offering hip joint replacement surgery using the direct anterior approach, helping patients recover faster while minimizing pain. Published multiple articles in peer-reviewed journals, co-authored a book chapter, and won several research awards. Former NCAA Division I college athlete and is fluent in the Spanish language.