Academic - Visiting Associate Professor
Additional Academic - Associate Professor, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Clinical - Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon
Department - Orthopaedic Surgery
Division Academic - Chief, Section of Pediatric Surgery, Memorial Hospital for Children
Other - Staff Surgeon, Children's Hospital Colorado
Resident Teaching Award
Awarding Body: University of Virginia School of Medicine, Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery
Awarding Body: Maputo General Hospital, Mozambique
Description: Taught Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at nation's only teaching hospital and major referral center
International Surgical Mission Support
Awarding Body: Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North Amerca
Description: Recognized for volunteer surgical services rendered in Kisumu, Kenya during April 2010
Biography & Interests
I take a meticulous detail-oriented approach to every surgery including thorough pre-operative and post-operative care to provide the best possible outcome from any surgical procedure. While there are no guarantees in medicine, especially surgery, our team will work hard to provide a positive outcome. I am fortunate to work with excellent anesthesiologists and supportive non-surgical specialists both in Colorado Springs and Children's Hospital Colorado, to provide superior peri-operative care and a rapid return to play and sports.
My practice emphasizes the SURGICAL TREATMENT of bone and joint disorders in children and adolescents such as sports medicine, scoliosis, injuries, fractures, dislocations and many congenital disorders including club feet, dislocated hips, brittle bone disease, limb deformities, and others. Working with a team of nurses, surgical technicians, physical and occupational therapists and pediatric anesthesiologists, our goal is to make the surgical experience as gentle and painless as possible, both for the child and family, and then to restore maximum function with return to play and sports as soon as possible. The business of children is play and sport, and we want to see them succeed in business!
Clinical studies only. Past publications on venomous snakebites, bone and joint infections, trauma, congenital conditions, and medical economics. Articles may be found on Pub Med website.
Hiking, fishing, Boy Scouts (Pikes Peak Council Troop 62), skiing, cycling.
Boy Scout leader for Troop 62, covering local football teams, committee work at Memorial Hospital.
Associate Professor -
First Year: 2010
General Pedatric Orthopaedics,
Massachusetts General Hospital Program
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Member
Pediatric Orthpaedic Society of North America - Member and Past Chair, Health Policy Committee
American Academy of Pediatrics - Specialty Fellowship and National Executive Committee Member
El Paso County Medical Society - member
Colorado Orthopaedic Society - member