BACKGROUND

Date of Birth: May 28, 1963 Place of Birth: California

Work Addresses:
8129 N 87th Pl, Suite 200, Scottsdale, AZ 85258
1520 South Dobson, Suite 308, Mesa, AZ 85202

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Physiology
University of California at Davis, 1981–1985

Medical Doctor
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, 1985–1989

POST-DOCTORAL TRAINING

General Surgery Residency
Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency Program
Phoenix, AZ, 1989–1994

Chief Resident, General Surgery
Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency Program
Phoenix, AZ, 1993–1994

Plastic Surgery Residency
University of Texas at Houston and MD Anderson Cancer Center
1994–1996

LICENSURE AND BOARD CERTIFICATION

Board Certified by The American Board of Surgery, 1995–2005
Board Certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery, 1999
Re-Certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery, 2009

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS

Chief of Plastic Surgery
Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn, 2000–2002

MEMBERSHIPS, OFFICES, AND committees

Member: The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
Member: The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
Member: The Maricopa Medical Society
Member: American Medical Association
Fellow: The American College of Surgeons

AWARDS & HONORS

Caring Doctor Award
2017

Top Doc, Phoenix Magazine
1997, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016

Best of Our Valley, Arizona Foothills Magazine
Best Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon
2012, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017

Samuel Spira Award, Baylor College of Medicine:
Student most likely to succeed in the future practice of plastic surgery
1989

Graduated with Honors: UC Davis
1985

Scholarship of Honors and Prizes: UC Davis
1981–1984

Lifetime Member, California Scholarship Federation
1981