My goal is to bring timely, state-of-the-art orthopedic sports and joint care to athletes and patients under my care. I believe in providing advice and care covering the entire spectrum of orthopedic medicine: injury prevention (“pre-hab”) strategies, surgical and non-surgical care for sports/recreational/occupational injuries and degenerative joint processes, and supervision of the post-operative recovery/rehabilitation and return to work/sport processes.
I live in Colorado Springs with my wife and three children and enjoy participating in the myriad of the outdoor activities available in the area including road cycling, mountain biking, trail running, hiking and skiing. After graduating from the University of Notre Dame, I enlisted in the US Army where I served as a Special Forces Medic, later earning a Masters and a Doctorate in Physician Assistant Studies and working closely with Special Operations tactical athletes throughout my military career.
Qualifications and experience
- Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery, Adult Reconstructive Orthopedics, Bones, Joints and Muscles, Bones, Joints and Muscles - Knee Injuries and Disorders, Bones, Joints and Muscles - Shoulder Injuries and Disorders, Joints and Muscles - Knee Injuries and Disorders, Joints and Muscles - Shoulder Injuries and Disorders, Joints and Muscles - Sprains and Strains, Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Sports Medicine Surgery, Orthopedics, Sports Medicine
- Languages spoken
Baylor University (2015)
University of Nebraska Medical Center (2009)
University of Notre Dame (1999)
- Board Certification
Certification Agency Specialty Year National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants Physician Assistant 2007
- Clinical interest for patients
My clinical specialties include orthopedic sports medicine and assisting on knee and shoulder surgery, from arthroscopic reconstruction to total joint replacement.
- Research interest for patients
My research interests include return to work/sports protocols following muscle/joint injuries and concussions , as well as visco/PRP/BMAC injection therapy.
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