Position: Orthopedic Surgeon
Describe some of your job duties: I see patients in the clinic, diagnose orthopedic conditions and formulate treatment plans. When treating sports medicine and orthopedic conditions, I utilize operative and non-operative treatment options. I also provide coverage for local sporting events and complete administrative duties at our clinic, the Ambulatory Surgical Center and St. Michael’s Hospital.
What is your favorite thing about working at SPO? I enjoy working at SPO because of the kind people and positive atmosphere.
What is your greatest accomplishment at work? My greatest accomplishment at work is restoring quality of life for patients.
Hometown: I’ll claim two…Youngstown, OH and Morton, IL
Hobbies: When I’m not at the clinic I enjoy running, fishing, golfing, hunting, watching football, exploring our state parks and playing video games.
Family/Pets: My wonderful wife, Mary, and I have four boys together (Ben, Noah, Josiah and Nathan). The boys and I, along with our Lhasa-poodle, Zeke, love to play all the sports the boys enjoy.
At which store would you like to max-out your credit card? Cabela’s or Gander Mountain
What is your favorite movie or TV series? The Lord of the Rings trilogy
What is your favorite quote, and who said it?
“Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less.” – CS Lewis
College: Asbury University, Major: Exercise Physiology, Minor: Spanish
Medical School: University of Illinois
Residency: UW-Madison, Orthopedic Surgery
Fellowship: Ohio State University, Sports Medicine