Experience & Education
General Surgery (Board Certified)Minimally Invasive Surgery Cardiothoracic Surgery
Other Specialties/CertificationsFellow of the American College of Surgeons
EducationMedical School: Northwestern University Medical School - 1997
Residency: Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center - 2004
Fellowship: University Southern California, Los Angeles - 2007
Harvard, Brigham and Women's Hospital - 2008
Areas of ExpertiseI specialize in thoracic surgery, minimally invasive and robotic thoracic surgery, thoracic oncology, esophageal surgery, and Heller myotomy.
AwardsAmerica's Top Surgeons Award in Thoracic Surgey - Consumers Research Council of America - 2010, 2011; Excellence in Patient Satisfaction Award - Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital - 2011; Values in Action Excellence Award - St. Joseph Health - 2010; Values in Action Service Award - St. Joseph Health - 2012
I strive to deliver the highest quality of care to my patients. My patients come first; I treat them as I would want my family treated.
In my spare time, I enjoy watching soccer and being with my family.
Areas of Interest
Minimally Invasive Surgery