Education

Medical School
UT Southwestern Medical School (1973)
Internship
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (1974), Surgery
Residency
UT Southwestern Clements University Hospital (1978), Surgery

Clinical Interest

General Surgical Procedures

  • Arteriovenous Fistula (AV Fistula)
  • Laparoscopic G-Tube Placement
  • Laparoscopic Intra-abdominal Lymph Node Biopsies
  • Laparoscopic J-Tube Placement
  • Laparoscopic, Minimally Invasive & Robotic Surgery
  • Lipoma (Soft Tissue Tumor)
  • Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Peritoneal Dialysis Access
  • Sarcoid

Hernia & Abdominal Wall Repair Surgery

  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernias

Gastrointestinal Surgery

  • Appendectomy
  • Colon Resection
  • Gallstones/Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Appendectomy
  • Liver, Pancreas, Stomach Resection
  • Small Bowel Resection
  • Splenectomy (Open & Laparoscopic)

Honors & Awards

  • Laycock-Snyder Faculty Teaching Award
    Contributions to Residency Program (2005)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Dallas Society of General Surgeons
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Texas Surgical Society