Undergraduate degree in Biology from California State University, Fresno CA. Doctor of Medicine from UC Davis, Davis CA. Residency at the University of North Carolina and a joint fellowship at one of the most prestigious joint centers in the country, Harvard-Massachusetts General Hospital. Focuses primarily on hip and knee reconstructive surgery and specializes in using less invasive surgical techniques. Offers hip surgery using the anterior supine approach, which helps patients recover faster with the least pain possible. Leading speakers and teachers regarding surgical techniques, having taught more surgeons partial knee replacements than any other surgeon in North America. Actively involved in research and surgical technique, and has been honored as a scientific presenter at the national meetings of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and the Harvard Arthroplasty Course.