Research Interests

Categories:
  • Evaluation of platelet rich plasma to augment fusion/fracture healing
  • Foot and ankle trauma
  • Talus, calcaneus, Lisfranc fractures
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Adult flatfoot
  • Ankle fusion
  • Bioabsorbable bone cement and screws

Clinical Interests

Categories:
  • Foot and ankle reconstructive & trauma surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery

HISTORY & EDUCATION

Degrees
  • University of California, Los Angeles, MD, 1984
  • University of California, Riverside, BS, 1981
Internships
  • University of California, Los Angeles - Surgery, 1984 – 1985
Residencies
  • University of California, Los Angeles - Orthopaedic Surgery, 1985 – 1989
Fellowships
  • University of California, Los Angeles and Kaiser Permanente, Panorama City - Foot and Ankle Surgery, 1989 – 1990
Board Certification
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Board Recertification, 2000), 1992

MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS

Awards
  • Faculty Teaching Award, Awarded by the Graduating Orthopaedic Resident Class, 2002
  • Faculty Teaching Award, Awarded by the Graduating Orthopaedic Resident Class, 1997
  • Lange Medical Publications Award, 1984
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 1984
Memberships
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
  • California Orthopaedic Association
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association
  • Academic Orthopaedic Society
  • North American Foot and Ankle Association
  • Western Orthopaedic Association, Los Angeles Chapter
  • Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • The Foot Club
Clinical Affiliation
  • USC Care Medical Group
    USC University Hospital
    USC/Norris Cancer Hospital

Direct link to profile: http://keck.usc.edu/profiles?facid=1184