This highly qualified board certified expert earned a BA cum laude from Hamline University and DO from the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center. Residency and fellowship training were completed at Madigan Army Medical Center and University of California- San Francisco, respectively. He is a member of several surgical societies and committees dedicated to the improvement of patient outcomes and the quality of post graduate medical education. He is an editor and reviewer for several widely referenced medical and surgical journals. Currently, he is a tenured Professor of Urology, the Director for Laparoscopy and Endourology at a university affiliated medical center.