Medical School
University of Oklahoma College of Medicine (1991)
Children's Mercy Hospital (1994), Pediatrics
University of Kansas Medical Center (1997), Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Brachial Plexus Injury Management
  • Infantile Muscular Torticollis
  • Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring
  • Rehabilitation of Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Research Interest

    • Rehabilitation management of brachial plexus and peripheral nerve injuries


    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    Inherited polyneuropathies.
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    Honors & Awards

    • Mercy Golden Apple Mentor Award- Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City MO
    • Best Doctors in America
    • Faculty Excellence Award - Department of PM&R, University of Kansas School of Medicine
    • Kansas City Super Doctors- Kansas City Magazine

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • American Society of Neurophysiologic Monitoring (1999)
    • American Academy of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (1997)
    • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabiltiation (1997)
    • Association of Academic Physiatrists (1997)