I try to keep things simple. Put the patient first and treat them how you would treat a family member. I have had several orthopedic surgeries in my younger life. I know how scary it is to sit in that chair and be told you need surgery. I try to communicate in a way the patient will understand what we are going to do and what to expect after. I always try to be honest and caring with every patient.
I just try to spend as much time as I can with my family. I have two sons in high school and a daughter attending UC Boulder. I also am taking advantage of all that Colorado has to offer.
Qualifications and experience
- Adult Neurological Surgery, Spine - Degenerative Scoliosis, Neurosurgery, Spinal Deformity, Spine - Cervical disc herniation, Spine - Cervical spinal stenosis, Spine - Cervical Myelopathy, Spine - Degenerative Disc Disease, Spine - Lumbar spinal stenosis, Spine - Myelopathy, Spine - Radiculopathy, Spine - Scoliosis
- Languages spoken
Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education (2010)
Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education (2009)
Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education (2004)
Doctor of Medicine
University of Nevada School of Medicine (2003)
Bachelor of Science
University of Nevada Las Vegas (1999)
- Board Certification
Certification Agency Specialty Year American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurosurgery 2012
- Clinical interest for patients
My clinical interest is spine surgery. I completed a complex spine surgery fellowship at The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Prior to my move to Colorado, my practice focused on complex spine cases to include degenerative scoliosis and revision surgeries in patients who had failed prior surgeries. I am happy to see all spine related cases and provide excellent, reliable care to patients in northern Colorado.
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