Rochester, Minnesota Clinical Profile


My area of expertise involves treating patients with tumors in the spine, chest wall, pelvis and extremities. The majority of patients require a multidisciplinary approach to health care. Our team works with other investigators to examine and refine best surgical oncology practices. Specific areas of investigation include:
  • Sacrectomies, hemipelvectomies, and spinopelvic resections for advanced malignancies
  • Outcomes of treatment for primary bone and soft tissue sarcomas
  • Treatment of metastatic epidural spinal cord compression
  • Integration of adjuvant treatments (chemo- and radio therapy)into surgical oncology practice


Administrative Appointment

  1. Chair, Division of Orthopedic Oncology, Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Academic Rank

  1. Professor of Orthopedics


  1. Fellow - Musculoskeletal Oncology. Mayo Foundation Scholar Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Cornell University
  2. Fellow - Spine Surgery. Mayo Foundation Scholar Washington University
  3. Post Graduate Trainee - Orthopedic Surgery Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. Resident Orthopedic Surgery, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. Doctor of Medicine The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  6. Clinical Research Fellowship - Investigations into connective tissue disorders including Marfan, Ehlers-Danlos, and Stickler syndromes and related conditions. Clinical Research Training Program, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health
  7. BS - Major in Physics with Minors in Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics University of Houston

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