“I always found it fascinating when I first learned about the neurologic exam in medical school that you could refer  a very specific part of the body to a very specific nerve root and you can refer that back to where it’s being compressed…I thought that was amazing, I loved that.”


  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Defense (Military Sealift Command)
  • Hazardous Materials Technician (OSHA)
  • Advanced Shipboard Firefighter (USCG)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), 2011

Professional Memberships

  • Board Eligible, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, July 2016
  • United States Coast Guard, 3rd Assistant Engineer, September 2003

Education & Training

  • University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
  • New York Medical College, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery, Valhalla, NY
  • University of Maryland, Fellowship in Orthopedic Spine Surgery, Baltimore, MD
  • Maine Maritime Academy, B.S. in Marine Systems Engineering, Castine, ME

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