EXPERIENCE

EDUCATION

Undergraduate, Biomedical Engineering, 1982, Magna Cum Laude Vanderbilt University , Nashville, Tennessee
 
Medical Degree, 1986 Magna Cum Laude University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore MD
 

POSTDOCTORAL
 
Internship, General Surgery, 1986-1987 Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia PA
 
Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery , 1987-1991 Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia PA
 
Chief Resident, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1990-1991 Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia PA
 
Fellow, Upper Extremity Surgery, 1991-1992 Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
 
FACULTY APPOINTMENTS

Orthopaedic Research Fellow, 1987-1988 McKay Research Laboratory University of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Assistant Clinical Instructor, 1988-1991 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia Pennsylvania
 
Assistant Clinical instructor, 1991-1992 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Fellow, Hand Surgery Section Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
 
CONTINUING EDUCATION
 
Advanced Life Support, May 1985

Advanced Trauma and Life Support, September 1988 Microvascular Surgery Course, September 1989 Ronald Berezniak, Ph.D., Instructor University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
ASSH, Regional Review Course in Hand Surgery, November 1989
 
AOSS, Comprehensive Review Course for Orthopaedic Surgeons, April 1991
 
Microvascular Surgery Course, 1991 Melvina Spira, M.D., Instructor Department of Plastic Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas ASSH, Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, 1991 ASSH, Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona 1992 ASSH, Annual Meeting, Kansas City, Missouri, 1993
 
AOSIF, Course on Internal and External Fixation of the Hand And Wrist, Maui, Hawaii, May 1994
ASSH, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, 1995 ASSH, Comprehensive Review course in Hand Surgery,
Dallas, Texas, August 1995
 
ASSH, Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, 1997 AAOS, Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1998 AAOS, Annual Meeting, Anaheim, California 1999 ASSH/JSSH, Combined Meeting, Maui, Hawaii, 2000 ASSH, Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, 2000 ASSH, Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, 2001
 

BOARDS

National Board of Medical Examiners I, 1984 National Board of Medical Examiners II, 1986 National Board of Medical Exam-iners Ill, 1987

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Written Exam, 1991 American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Oral Exam, 1994 Certificate of Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery, 1985
 

HONORS

Vanderbilt University
Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, 1981
 
Vanderbilt University
Biomedical Engineering - Magna cum Laude, 1982 University of Maryland School of Medicine

 
Alpha Omega Alpha, Junior elected, 1985 ·
 
University of Maryland School of Medicine Magna Cum Laude, 1986
 
University of Maryland School of Medicine Honors awarded in Physiology for review, "Current Studies of Lidocaine's Antiarrhythmic Action", 1983
 
University of Maryland School of Medicine Honors awarded in Pharmacology for review,
"Amiodarone: An Electrophysiological and Clinical Review'', 1984
 
University of Maryland School of Medicine Honors awarded in Pathology for review,
"Pathologic Factors in the Development of Abdominal Atherosclerotic Aneurysms", 1983
 
University of Maryland School of Medicine Honors awarded in Anatomy for review;
"Long Bone Ossification: Endochondral Versus Intramembranous", 1983