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
  2. Diplomate

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.


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