1. Florida


  1. Orthopedic Surgery


  1. Special Fellowship - Division of Hand and Microvascular Surgery, Department of Orthopedic Surgery Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. Resident - Orthopedic Surgery, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, RCP University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
  3. MD West Virginia University School of Medicine
  4. BA - Chemistry, Magna Cum Laude Distinguished Graduate Air Force ROTC West Virginia University


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

Academic rank

  1. Professor of Orthopedics

Professional Highlights

  • Director, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Member, Residency Review Committee for Orthopedic Surgery, ACGME
  • President, American Association for Hand Surgery
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Hand Surgery
  • Associate Editor, Hand
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Orthopedic Trauma
  • Distinguished Educator Award, Mayo Clinic Florida, 2014


  • Hand and upper extremity surgery
  • Reconstructive microsurgery, including free fibular transfer
  • Free muscle transfer
  • Brachial plexus reconstruction surgery and peripheral nerve surgery
  • Elbow surgery, including total elbow replacement and replacement revision
  • Vascular disorders of the hand
  • Complex fractures of the upper limb and reconstruction of nonunions and malunions of the upper limb


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See a description of research activities.