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Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgery, November, 1996

Diplomate, American Board of Surgery, June 2, 1992 #37336

Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand, American Board of Surgery, August 19, 1996 #212

Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, July 1, 1987   #321560


Washington University Medical Center, St. Louis, MO

Plastic Surgery Residency:   July 1, 1991 to June 30, 1993   Training Director:   Dr. Paul M. Weeks

Plastic Surgery Administrative Chief Resident:   July 1, 1992 to June 30, 1993

Fellowship in Hand, Microvascular, and Peripheral Nerve Surgery:   July 1, 1993 to June 30, 1994

Traveling Fellowship to UCLA and Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY

General Surgery Chief Resident:   July 1, 1990 to June 30, 1991

General Surgery Residency:   July 1, 1986 to June 30, 1991   Training Director:   Dr. Seymour I. Schwartz

University of California, San Diego School of Medicine

Degree:   Doctor of Medicine,   June, 1986.   Graduated with Highest Honors.

Medical School:   September, 1982 to June, 1986

Traveling Clerkships at University of London, University of Edinburgh, UCSF, Stanford University

University of California, Davis

Degree:   Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry,   June, 1982

Undergraduate Studies:   September, 1978 to June, 1982

U.C. Davis Regents Scholarship   (Highest scholarship awarded by University)

Graduated with Highest Honors

Dean’s Honor Roll

Member of PHI KAPPA PHI Honor Society

Awarded American Heart Association Cardiovascular Research Fellowship

Member U.C.D. Men’s’ Volleyball Team


Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Member, American Medical Association

Member, California Medical Association

Member, California Society of Plastic Surgeons

Member, San Diego County Medical Association

Member, San Diego Plastic Surgery Society

Member, American Society for Peripheral Nerve

Member, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery

Ultrasound Assisted Liposuction Certified, April 19, 1997

Endoscopic Plastic Surgery Certified, 1996

LASER Certification: CO ² Laser, Erbium, Ruby Hair Removal Laser, KTP Laser, Nd: Yag Laser, Fraxel,


California State Medical License   #G63907


Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, CA

Sharp Memorial Hospital, San Diego, CA

Sharp Mary Birch Hospital, San Diego, CA

UCSD Medical Center, San Diego, CA

Thornton Hospital, La Jolla, CA

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