I am a board-eligible, orthopaedic surgeon specializing in adult and adolescent sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, joint perseveration, tendon and ligament injuries, shoulder and elbow injuries, cartilage and meniscus injuries, management of early arthritis, and athletic hip injuries. I have extensive training in minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery as well as complex surgeries of the knee, shoulder, elbow, and hip. I completed my residency in Los Angeles at the University of Southern California, Keck Medical Center, and Los Angeles County Hospital where I held leadership roles as an Administrative Chief Resident. I subsequently completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, where I served as an assistant team physician for the Chicago White Sox (MLB), Chicago Bulls (NBA), DePaul University (NCAA D1), and the Chicago Steel (USHL).
I am currently a team physician for the Wake Forest University football team and local high school athletics. I strive for excellence in the three pillars of academic medicine: clinical care, education, and research. My goals will always be to improve your pain and function in the least invasive way possible and to involve you in shared decision making about your care. Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my wife, Olivia, and our son, Dean.