Education & Training

Medical School

University of North Dakota


Surgery (General Surgery)

  • University of Missouri School of Medicine GME


Surgery, Trauma Surgery

  • University of Missouri School of Medicine GME


American Board of Surgery
American Board of Surgery/Surgical Critical Care


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Academic Information

Associate Professor of Surgery
Clerkship Associate Director for the Department of Surgery


1 Hospital Drive
Columbia, MO 65212
United States

Research Interests

  • Necrotizing soft-tissue infections, pneumonia, shock and trauma, severe traumatic brain injury

Areas of Expertise

  • Trauma
  • General surgery
  • Surgical critical care

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Awards & Honors

  • Marion S. Deweese, MD, Excellence in Arts & Science in the operating room, 2015
    University of Missouri School of Medicine
  • Hugh E. Stephenson Jr., MD, Excellence in Education Award, 2013
    University of Missouri School of Medicine
  • Region 7 Resident/Fellow Research Competition Winner — Basic Science 2010
    American College of Surgeons, COT
  • Dr. John Graham Memorial Medical Scholarship, 2005
  • AMA Foundation Scholars Scholarship, 2004
  • Ray Duggan, MD, Endowment Scholarship Recipient, 2002 & 2003
  • Minnesota State University Moorhead Dean’s List, 1998-2001


  • Honorary Golden Knight, United States Army Parachute Team 2012
  • United States Army Achievement Medal – Twice
  • United States Army Commendation Medal
  • United States Army Expeditionary Medal
  • United States Army Distinguished Honor Graduate (Advanced Individual Training)


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