Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Fellowship trained in Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine. B.S. from Louisiana State University. Medical Degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, LA Began Orthopaedic Surgery training at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Fellowship in Spine Surgery at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City. Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery. Special interest in all areas of spine pathology, including trauma, deformity, degenerative, pathologic conditions, and minimally invasive and microscopic spine surgical techniques. Former Head Chair of Orthopedics at St. Joseph Medical Center Involved in research in various areas of spine pathology, received awards for his projects, and has had his work published in respected peer reviewed journals.