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Throughout my career, I have maintained an interest and a robust practice in the areas of burn surgery, trauma surgery and surgical critical care. In my private practice, I focus on forgut diseases, primarily GERD and esophageal causes of dysphagia.

I have been a member of the US Military (Army and, briefly, Air Force) since 2007 and have 3 deployments as a trauma and burn surgeon.

I enjoy teaching and am an Assistant Professor of Surgery at ATSU, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

Reviewer Keywords
burns wounds trauma acid reflux education advanced laparoscopy military trauma


My Professional Societies

American College of Osteopathic Surgeons