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Pediatric Spine Surgeon
Ortho and Chief of Staff

Specialty

Top Conditions

*This is not a complete list of conditions

Languages

English, Spanish, some French

  • "In my role as a pediatric spine surgeon, I have the opportunity to work with patients and families at what can be a very challenging time in a child's life. I take this responsibility very seriously: caring for my patients is a true privilege. I enjoy partnering with families to guide them through their child's treatment with a focus on maximizing comfort, happiness and quality of life."

  • Medical School: 
    University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

    Residency: 
    University of California San Francisco

    Fellowship: 
    Twin Cities Spine Center

    Board Certification(s): 
    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Scoliosis Research Society, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Pediatric Spine Study Group, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
  • I've written multiple chapters on pediatric spine issues including surgical techniques, non-operative management, and the natural history of various spine-based pathologies. I participate with my team in the Pediatric Spine Study Group; we have an interest in comparative effectiveness research in various pediatric spine pathologies.

  • I enjoy travel, sports, food, and most importantly, spending time with my wife and our three daughters.