Posted on May 30, 2012 to AOC Physician Articles
Hobbies: Computers, Reading, Music, Working in the Shop
Guilty Pleasures: Chocolate
First Job: Mowing Lawns
First Car: 1972 Cougar Convertible
Favorite Song: Foster The People – Pumped Up Kicks
Have you always planned to go into medicine? If not, what was your original career path?
Yes – Engineering was the fallback position
What advice would you give your High School self? Run Cross Country
Who has helped you the most during your career? My Father
Best advice you have ever recieved: Treat each patient like they are your friend
What is your philosophy on patient care?
Open-ness and good bedside manner. High quality and predictable surgeries.
What do you think is in the future of Orthopaedics? What technology improvements do you foresee in your office setting and in the OR?
Continued computerization. Decreased spending will slow orthopaedic advances.
What do you love most about living in Mobile or Baldwin County? Nice people
What would you like to see most in the Bay Area? More Restaurants
Favorite local event? Spring Flowers
Married with 3 children
University of Texas Medical branch
Total Joint, University of California, San Francisco, CA
Areas of Specialty
Hip & Knee Replacement
Anterior Approach Total Hip
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Clinical Orthopaedic Surgeons, Chairperson for the Alabama Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation 1999, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgery. President of the Medical Staff at both Mobile Infirmary Medical Center and Springhill Medical Center.
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