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Certification

Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery

Honors

UT Southwestern Medical Center – Assistant Clinical Professor
Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society
The Donald Imrie Award for Most Outstanding Performance in Orthopedic Surgery
Research Grant, The Institute for Sports Medicine Research, New York, NY
Medical Alumni Scholarship, University of Mississippi Medical Center
Academic Excellence Scholarship, University of Mississippi Medical Center
Orthopedic Surgeon, The Hamlet Professional Tennis Tournament 2004, New York, NY
Orthopedic Surgeon, Visa America’s Gymnastic Cup 2004, New York, NY
Orthopedic Surgeon, U.S. National Figure Skating Championship 2002 – Dallas, TX

Training

Undergraduate
University of Mississippi, Jackson MS; 1989 – 1993
Degree – BA in Chemistry

Graduate
University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson MS; 1994 – 1998
Degree – Doctor of Medicine

Internship
Parkland Memorial Hospital, UT Southwestern Medical Center; Dallas, TX; 1998 – 1999
General Surgery

Residency 
Parkland Memorial Hospital, UT Southwestern Medical Center; Dallas, TX; 1999 – 2003
Orthopedic Surgery

Traveling Fellowship
Royal College of Surgeons, Norwich, UK; 2002
Orthopedic Surgery

Fellowship 
Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University; New York, NY; 2003 – 2004
Sports Medicine, Knee and Shoulder Surgery

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