Board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation. Bachelor of Science degree in biology. Master of Public Health degree from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana Worked as an epidemiologist for the Department of Health and Human Services in Houston, Texas. Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Completed a traditional osteopathic rotating internship at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. Residency training in physical medicine and rehabilitation at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Served as a chief resident and received the Areti Award for Altruism and Senior of the Year Award. Fellowship trained in spine and sports at Buffalo Spine and Sports Institute in Williamsville, New York. Special interests include musculoskeletal medicine, fluoroscopically guided spinal injections, and electrodiagnostics.