Languages Spoken: English
I collaborate with my patients to share decision-making and optimize the best treatment plan for each individual. My goal is to utilize non-operative methods and perform surgery only when necessary. When an operation is warranted, I respect anatomy and employ the most advanced, least invasive techniques to get patients back to their daily routine quickly.
I earned my medical degree from the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Mo. and Denver, Co. I completed my residency in orthopedic surgery at Michigan State University Genesys Regional Medical Center, Grand Blanc, Mich. My orthopedic sports medicine fellowship involving care from non-athletes to professionals was completed at the Detroit Medical Center.
I perform arthroscopic surgery of the hip, knee, ankle, shoulder, and elbow; ligament repair and reconstruction; joint-preserving meniscus, cartilage and realignment (osteotomy) procedures; minimally invasive anterior total hip replacement; partial (unicompartmental) and total knee replacement; and shoulder replacement, including reverse shoulder arthroplasty.
My areas of interest include non-operative and operative sports medicine for active amateur and professional athletes.
Outside of the clinic, I enjoy an active lifestyle including ice hockey, skiing, biking, running, hiking, softball, SCUBA diving, and golf. I love listening to and playing music, as I play guitar, bass, ukulele, piano, banjo and sitar to varying degrees. More than anything, I love spending time with my wife Jess and son Miles.
Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (Degree earned: DO)
Genesys Regional Medical Center - Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery / Sports Medicine - Wayne State University (ACGME accredited)