I like to use a patient-centered approach to my care, and enjoy empowering my patients to take an active role in their rehabilitation process. I take pride in taking time to educate my patients on the most likely cause of their pain and disability, providing them with treatment options, and collectively determining the best plan moving forward. I like to focus on functional gains and patient-directed goals to help guide the path forward.
I love enjoying everything Colorado has to offer with my wife, daughter and dog (Bear). I spend my spare time mountain biking, hiking, playing guitar, snowboarding, skiing, listening to music, biking to many of the fantastic local breweries, and traveling.
Qualifications and experience
- Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Pain Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Sports Medicine, Spine, Spine - Cervical disc herniation, Spine - Cervical spinal stenosis, Spine - Degenerative Disc Disease, Spine - Lumbar disc herniation, Spine - Lumbar spinal stenosis, Spine - Radiculopathy, Spine - Spondylolisthesis
Cleveland Clinic Foundation (2016)
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (2015)
Doctor of Medicine
University of Texas Health Sciences Center (2011)
Bachelor of Science
Colorado State University (2005)
- Board Certification
Certification Agency Specialty Year American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2016
- Clinical interest for patients
I specialize in the treatment of a variety of spine, musculoskeletal, neurologic and sports injuries. These include low back pain, neck pain, mid-back pain, spondylosis, discogenic pain, disc herniations, spinal stenosis, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, vertebral compression fractures, peripheral joint injury and pain, osteoarthritis, tendinopathies, peripheral neuropathies, and more. I utilize multiple techniques in diagnosis and treatment of these disease processes, including recommendations for physical therapy programs, medical management, lifestyle modifications, ultrasound-guided joint and soft tissue injections, fluoroscopically-guided spine injections, radiofrequency ablations, spinal cord stimulator trials, vertebral augmentation, platelet rich plasma injections, nerve conduction studies and electromyography, and radiology review and interpretation. I also perform Botox injections for the treatment of limb spasticity due stroke, MS, Cerebral Palsy and other diseases.