1. BA Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
  2. MD University of Illinois College of Medicine
  3. Internship - General Surgery St Francis Hospital Medical Center, Peoria, IL
  4. Resident - General Surgery Maricopa County General Hospital
  5. Resident - General Surgery Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas
  6. Resident - Plastic Surgery Wayne State University Affiliated Hospitals
  7. Fellow - Hand Surgery Division of Hand & Microsurgery, Department of Orthopedic/Rehabilitation, University of South Florida College of Medicine
  8. Fellow - Congenital Hand Surgery Shriners Hospital, Tampa Unit
  9. Fellow - Microvascular Surgery Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Toronto
  10. Fellow - AO Fellowship in Hand Surgery Department of Hand Surgery, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland


  1. American Board of Surgery - Certificate of Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery (CAQHS)
  2. American Board of Plastic Surgery

Academic rank

  1. Professor of Plastic Surgery


  • Hand surgery
  • Reconstructive microsurgery


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See a description of research activities.


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