Expert Qualifications

This highly-qualified expert has over 35 years of experience as a plastic surgeon, with training in plastic and reconstructive surgery, cosmetic, maxillofacial, micro, and hand surgery, as well as burn medicine. He received his BA from Wesleyan University before earning his MD from Columbia University. He completed an internship and residency in general surgery as well as a plastic and reconstructive surgery residency at Columbia University, a head and neck surgery residency at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital, and a hand and microsurgery fellowship at the University of Colorado. This expert is board-certified in plastic sugery and is active in his field as a member of several associations, including the American Association for Hand Surgery, the American Cleft Palate Association, and the International Burn Society. He is also involved in research, having led multiple studies and authoring several publications. He has formerly served as an attending surgeon in plastic and reconstructive surgery, as well as hand and microsurgery, at the University of Colorado and St. Anthony's Hospital Center. He also served as a director of plastic and reconstructive surgery at Kaiser-Permanente Medical Group and an instructor of plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Colorado. Current, this expert is the director of plastic and reconstructive surgery, hand, and microsurgery at a private practice in California.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: CA
  • BA, Wesleyan University
  • MD, Columbia University
  • Internship, General Surgery, Columbia University
  • Residency, General Surgery, Columbia University
  • Residency, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Columbia University
  • Residency, Head and Neck Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital
  • Fellowship, Hand and Microsurgery, University of Colorado
  • Board Certified: Plastic Surgery
  • Member, American Association for Hand Surgery
  • Member, American Cleft Palate Association
  • Member, American Society of Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Member, International Burn Society
  • Member, American Society for Peripheral Nerve
  • Former, Attending Surgeon, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and Hand & Microsurgery, University of Colorado
  • Former, Attending Surgeon, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Hand Surgery, Microsurgery, and Cosmetic & Maxillofacial Surgery, St. Anthony's Hospital Center
  • Former, Instructor, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, University of Colorado
  • Former, Director, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Kaiser-Permanente Medical Group
  • Current, Director, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Hand and Microsurgery, a private practice in CA

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