Personal

Interests: Regularly run , work our: play tennis and keep up on a reading program pertaining to history , politics , finance and astronomy.

General orthopaedics including shoulder, hip and knee arthroplasty, shoulder and knee arthroscopy, foot and ankle surgery, basic hand surgery, pediatric and adult trauma excluding spine and pelvic work.

Work History

March 2010-Present CVPH employee
General practice Orthopaedic Surgeon
June 1995-February 2010
Champlain Valley Physician’s Hospital (CVPH)
Plattsburgh, New York
Solo general practice with cross coverage from 3 other surgeons.
November 1990- June 1995
Fleury hospital in Montreal followed by Outaouaie Regional Hospital, Outaouaie, Quebec then simultaneously at Anna Laberge hospital Chateauguay, Quebec, Lasalle hospital, Lasalle Quebec and St. Joseph’s hospital Lachine, Quebec.
General orthopedics practiced which included seeing patients in the hospital and in private office settings ,carrying out insurance evaluations for a private company ( EVMED ) , and operating both electively and by taking emergency orthopedic call.

Education:

Marianopolis College 1978-1980, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Health science diploma of collegiate studies.

Mc Gill University medical school, 1980-1985, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
St. Joseph’s Health Center 1985-1986, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Rotating internship.

McGill University Orthopaedic surgery residency 1986-1990
Board certified Quebec and Canada November 1990 American board certified July 2000, Re-certification May 2009