Expert Qualifications

This expert is a board-certified general surgeon who has over 25 years of experience as a chief/director of surgery. He is extensively published in general surgery and in particular on disease of the liver, pancreas, bile duct, hernia, bowel obstruction, and laparoscopic surgery. He holds a major medical patent, is actively involved in teaching, research and serves as an editor for several prominent medical journals.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: WA
  • B.A., Psychology, University of California, Berkeley
  • M.D., University of California, Irvine
  • Active License(s): WA, CT
  • Board Certified, National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Board Certified, American Board of Surgery
  • Publications: 140+ publications in Hernia, Pancreas, Liver, Bile Duct, Cancer and Laparoscopic Surgery.
  • Expertise in liver, bile duct, pancreas disease and surgery, complex hernias, bowel obstruction bile duct injury and Nutrition.
  • Former, Residency, Surgery, University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals
  • Former, Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Former, Professor of Surgery, Chief of General Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Former, Director, Laparoscopic Fellowship Training Program, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Former, Chair of Surgery, Hospital of St. Raphael, CT
  • Current, Director of liver, biliary and pancreas surgery center of excellence at a major healthcare center in Washington State

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