I believe in educating patients about their conditions and procedures in a way that helps them understand and participate in their care.
MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, 1997
General surgery residency, University of Rochester Medical Center, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, N.Y., 1997-2002; flexible surgical endoscopy and bariatric surgery fellowships, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, 2006-07
Member of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, The Society for Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Partners in Health, and the Rabuor Village Project
Complementary medicine interests:
Surgical education in developing countries, community volunteerism, cycling, and hiking