Board Eligible Orthopaedic Surgeon*


Lake Tahoe Orthopaedic Institute, Zephyr Cove, NV

Title : Sports Medicine

Description : Complex Surgery of the Shoulder and Knee

Mentor : Randy Watson, MD

Experience: Associate Team Physician for United States Ski Team


Mcbride Orthopaedic Clninic and VA Hospital, Oklahoma City , OK

Title : Adult Reconstruction

Description : Primary and Revision Reconstruction of the Hip, Knee and Shoulder

Mentor : Thomas Tkach, MD

Experience: Hundreds of primary and revision total shoulders, total hips and total knees





University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK

Department : Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation

Scores : Top 5 percent on the Orthopaedic Inservice Exam

Activities : Chief Resident Class of 2007, Resident Steering Committee, Orthopaedic Representative to the Resident Council and Intramural football, basketball and golf

Experience : Associate Team Physician for the University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University and the New Orleans Hornets, Covered the NCAA Wrestling National Championship, Hundreds of primary and revision total joints



Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA

Degree: Doctor of Medicine

Activities : Student Body President LSU School of Medicine/Graduate School, Chairman of the Louisiana Council of Student Body Presidents, Louisiana State University Council of Student Body Presidents, Student Body Secretary LSU School of Medicine/Graduate School, Athletic Chairman for Class of 2002, and Intramural football, basketball and golf.

Honors : Louisiana State University Outstanding Orthopaedic Student, The Dr. and Mrs. Adrian F. Reed Memorial Award, State of Louisiana Medical School Scholarship, Chancellor’s Research Grant, and Molecular and Cellular Biology Award at the National Student Research Forum.

Affiliations : American Medical Association, Southern Medical Association, and Louisiana State Medical Society.



Baylor University, Waco, TX

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Biology

Activities : Member Phi Gamma Delta Social Fraternity, Member Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Medical Society, New Testament Student Instructor, Freshman Leadership Organization and Intramural football, softball, basketball, golf and swimming.

Honors : Phi Beta Kappa, Member MortarBoard Honor Society, and Dean’s List.







Captain Shreve High School , Shreveport, LA

Activities: Student Council President, Football and Basketball Letterman

Graduation: Class of 1993

Youree Drive Middle School, Shreveport, LA

Graduation: May of 1990

University Elementary School, Shreveport, LA

Graduation: May of 1987



* Practicing orthopaedic surgery for 2 years is required to complete board certification process

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