1. BS Pennsylvania State University
  2. MD Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University
  3. Internship/Residency - Surgery Medical College of Virginia
  4. Research Fellowship - Orthopaedics Childrens Hospital Medical Center, Boston MA
  5. Resident - Orthopaedic Resident Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program, Harvard Medical School
  6. Chief Resident - Orthopaedics Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  7. Consultant - Orthopaedics Massachusetts Rehabilitation Hospital
  8. Consultant - Pediatric Orthopaedics Bunker Hill Health Center, Boston MA
  9. Consultant - Pediatric Orthopaedics Chelsea Health Center
  10. Fellow - Hand Fellow Thomas Jefferson University


  1. Hand Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  2. Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Academic rank

  1. Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  2. Professor of Orthopedics

Professional Highlights

  • Chair, Integrated Physician Practice Section Governing Council, American Medical Association, 2012-2014
  • Chair, Research Development Committee, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2011-2014
  • Chair, Specialty and Service Society Governing Council, American Medical Association, 2011-2012
  • Member, Board of Directors, Mayo Alumni Association, 2010-2016
  • Chair, Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 2008-2010


  • Hand surgery
  • Tendon repair and reconstruction in the hand
  • Compression neuropathy in the hand
  • Pediatric and congenital hand disorders
  • Hand tumors
  • Hand problems in musicians


See a listing of publications on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.


See a description of research activities.


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