Education & Awards


Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine

Orthopaedic Center of Southern Illinois

Mount Vernon, IL
Fellowship Director: James CY Chow, MD
8/2008 – 7/2009


Otto E AuFranc Fellowship in
Reconstructive Surgery

New England Baptist Hospital
Harvard Caregroup, Boston MA
Fellowship Director: David A Mattingly, MD
8/2007 – 7/2008


Orthopaedic Surgery

University of Illinois at Chicago

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Chicago, IL
6/2003 – 6/2007

Awards & Honors

Alpha Omega Alpha Resident Teaching Award for “Excellence in Clinical Instruction” (6/2005)

Leonard Weinstein, MD Award for “Excellence in the Doctor Patient Relationship” (6/2007)

Robert D Ray, MD, PhD Award for “Basic Science Research” (6/2007)


General Surgery

University of Illinois at Chicago

Department of General Surgery
Chicago, IL
6/2002 – 6/2003

Medical School

University of Illiniois at Chicago

College of Medicine, Chicago IL
8/1998 – 5/2002

Awards & Honors

James Scholar Program for Independent Study
1st Year inductee, research required
1998 – 2002


Bachelor of Science in Engineering

Stanford University

Stanford, CA
Product Design (combined major)
Mechanical Engineering + Industrial Design
9/1993 – 4/1998

Awards & Honors

Student Representative
Annual National Bioengineering Symposium for “Academic Achievement and Research in Bioengineering”
(1 student representative in class of > 500 students)

High School

Phillips Exeter Academy

Exeter, NH
9/1989 – 7/1993

Awards & Honors

Cum Laude
Top 10% of graduating class

Credibility Links

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • Arthritis Foundation
  • University of Illinois at Chicago