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Joined LMH Trauma Surgeons' Group: July 1996

  • Undergraduate Training: University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ; Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • Medical School: University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey Osteopathic Medicine
  • Surgical Internship: University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Surgical Residency: Kennedy Memorial Hospitals - University Medical Center Stratford, New Jersey, and Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Camden, New Jersey
  • Fellowship: Trauma Fellowship - Cooper Hospital University Medical Center, Camden, New Jersey


  • Assistant Director, Trauma/Surgical Critical Care
  • President elect, Medical Staff LMH
  • American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (ACOS)
  • Awards Committee Member - American College of Osteopathic Surgeons
  • American Osteopathic Association  (AOA)
  • Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma  (EAST)
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor
  • Florida Osteopathic Medical Association (FOMA)
  • Advisory Board, Lifelink of Florida 
  • Instructor of Surgery, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden, NJ 1995-1996
  • Executive Board member, Stay Alive Just Drive
  • Member Medical Executive Committee-LMH
  • Member Operations Committee-LMH
  • Fellow of American College of Osteopathic Surgeons
  • Board Certified-General Surgery

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