Education

Medical School
Virginia Commonwealth University (1979)
Internship
Naval Medical Center (1980), General Surgery
Residency
Naval Medical Center (1985), Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship
Thomas Jefferson University (1986), Hand Surgery

Clinical Interest

Hand & Wrist Conditions

  • Basal Joint Arthritis
  • Biceps Tendon Injury
  • Dequervains Tendonitis
  • Fractures (Fingers/Wrist/Hand)
  • Gout
  • Inflammatory Arthritis
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Osteonecrosis (Avascular Necrosis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Stress Fractures

Hand Surgery

  • Complex Repairs & Revision Surgery (Fingers, Wrist, Elbows, Shoulders)
  • Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Fracture Fixation
  • Ganglion Excisions
  • Joint Contracture Release
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstructions (Hand,Wrist, Elbows)
  • Trigger Finger Release

Elbow Conditions

  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Flexor Tendinitis
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Olecranon Stress Fracture
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury (UCL)

Shoulder Conditions

  • Acromioclavicular Joint Injury (Shoulder Separation)
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries, Tears & Tendonitis (Shoulder Tendonitis)
  • Shoulder Dislocation, Injury & Instability
  • Shoulder Fractures (Clavicle, Scapula, & Glenoid)
  • SLAP (Superior Labrum Anterior & Posterior) Injuries
  • Swimmer's Shoulder - Shoulder Impingement (Subacromial Impingement)

Complex Shoulder Repair

  • Arthroplasty-Shoulder Replacement
  • Arthroscopic Capsular Releases & Manipulation
  • Arthroscopic Debridement
  • Arthroscopic Distal Clavicle Excision
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repairs