Board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery Specializing in orthopedic surgery of shoulder, elbow & upper extremity. Interests include working with sports-related injuries and arthritis of the upper extremity. Medical degree from the University of Kansas Residency in orthopedic surgery at Mount Carmel Medical Center in Columbus, OH. Fellowship in upper extremity and hand surgery at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. Served in Afghanistan and was the chief upper extremity specialist and director of orthopedic medical education at Travis Air Force Base in California. Served as a team consultant for high school and collegiate athletes.