Spend time and LISTEN to the patient. This is the only way to truely understand a patient's orthopedic condition and recovery goals.
Orthopedic problems affect patients of all ages. This allows me to interact with my patients throughout their life, and form relationships with their famlies and friends.
A personal Interest in sports and the rapid rehabilitation after injury. It is very gratifying to see patients return to normal function and activity after treating their orthopedic conditions.
Family, volleyball, surfting, tennis, running, skiing/snowboarding, and travel.
Team Physician for Saddleback College, and several local High Schools.
Member Arthroscopy Association of America.
Team Physician for Olympic Gymnastic trials.
Areas of Expertise
Sports Medicine, fracture care and trauma. The repair and reconstruction of complex Knee and Shoulder injuries. Arthroscopic Surgery of knee, shoulder, hip, ankle, and elbow. Minimally Invasive Joint Reconstruction / Replacement.