What makes me unique as a doctor:
My genuine commitment to improving the quality of life of my patients and understanding the importance of treating each as an individual is what I feel sets me apart from others. Open communication between my patients and me is critical. I strive to learn about their condition and personal goals, as well as educate them about treatment options.
What I enjoy doing outside of practicing medicine:
Spending time with my family and playing golf are my preferred leisure activities. But I enjoy all sports, most outdoor activities and traveling and learning about different cultures.
Why I became an orthopaedic surgeon:
I was initially drawn to medicine because of a fascination with science, anatomy and human physiology. I became an orthopaedic surgeon, though, because of the unique ability to dramatically improve a patient's quality of life by using innovative techniques and approaches.