Location

  1. Minnesota

Departments

  1. Orthopedic Surgery

Education

  1. Senior Research Fellowship Center for Biotechnology Engineering, Northeastern University
  2. PhD - Major: Chemical Engineering
    Thesis: ""A Temporary Replacement for Trabecular Bone: The Design, Synthesis, and Evaluation of a Novel Degradable Polymeric Biomaterial.""
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  3. Research Fellowship - Orthopaedic Biomechanics Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  4. Clinical Fellowship - Spine Surgery Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  5. Resident - Orthopaedic Surgery Wilford Hall Medical Center, United States Air Force
  6. Internship - General Surgery Wilford Hall Medical Center, United States Air Force
  7. MD Georgetown University School of Medicine
  8. MS - Major: Chemical Engineering
    Thesis: ""The Preparation And Characterization Of A Vinyl Acetate- Diallylamine Copolymer Latex To Be Used As An Immunological Reagent""
    Lehigh University
  9. BS - Major: Chemical Engineering Lehigh University

Certification

  1. Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Academic rank

  1. Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  2. Professor of Orthopedics

Professional Highlights

  • Chair, American Orthopedic Association, 2002-2005
  • Chair, Scoliosis Research Society, 2002-present

Interests

  • Adult scoliosis and spine surgery
  • Primary and revision hip and knee arthoplasty
  • Bone tissue engineering-polymer synthesis

Publications

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Research

See a description of research activities.