1971-75 Baccalaureate: Cornell University (Anatomy and Physiology)
1976-80 Medical Doctorate: Temple University School of Medicine
Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments:
1980-81 Surgical Internship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
1981-82 Post-doctoral Fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery Research, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia
1982-85 Clinical Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1985-86 Post-graduate Fellowship in Arthroscopic and Athletic
Trauma Surgery, Temple University Center for Sports Medicine
Science, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1989 Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Re-certified: 1997.
Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware
1986-92 Attending Surgeon and Chief, Sports Medicine Service, Philadelphia Veterans Administration Medical Center.
1986-95 Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
1995-97 Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and
Director, University of Pennsylvania Sports Medicine Center.
Current Professional Activity:
Private Practice of Orthopaedic Knee Surgery: Pennsylvania Knee & Shoulder Center / New Jersey Knee & Shoulder Center.
Hospital Staff Privileges: Bryn Mawr Hospital, Bryn Mawr, PA; Surgery Center of Pennsylvania, Havertown, PA; Surgery Center of Cherry Hill, (part of the Jefferson/Wills Eye Network) Cherry Hill, NJ; Virtua Health System: Marlton, NJ and Voorhees, NJ.
1975 Cornell University: Graduated with "Distinction in All Subjects".
1984 University of Pennsylvania: Orthopaedic Biomechanics & Biophysics Award.
1986 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons/Orthopaedic Research Society: "Kappa Delta" Award, for the most outstanding U.S. orthopaedic research achievements of 1986.
1986 American Orthopaedic Association: North American Traveling Fellowship Award (one of six graduating orthopaedic residents nationwide selected for this academic honor).
1993; 1998; 2003 "Best Doctors in America" reference text citation in the specialty category of Knee Arthroscopy.
1996 Selected for citation in "Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare".
1997 Selected for citation in "Who's Who in Science and Engineering".
1997 American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine: Granted full Fellowship status.
1998 New Jersey Monthly Magazine: Regional "Top Docs" Listing.
2003, 6,7,10 Repeat selection for listing in “The Best
Doctors in America” (sub-
2006, 7, 8, & 2010 Cited "Top Physicians of South Jersey" by South Jersey Magazine, as voted by peer physicians (www.southjersey.com)
1988-91 Consultant Reviewer – Journal of Orthopaedic Research
1988-95 Editorial Board – American Journal of Knee Surgery
1990-99 Editorial Board for Research – American Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
2003- Contributing Manuscript Reviewer – American Journal
Sixty-five published research papers and clinical chapters in textbooks and medical journals, all relating to orthopaedic sports medicine, muscle physiology or knee mechanics and surgery (see full Curriculum Vitae for complete listing).
Lectures by Invitation:
Please see full Curriculum Vitae for complete list of Regional, National and International Lecture Presentations at Symposia and Instructional Courses.
Membership in Subspecialty Societies:
* Arthroscopy Association of North America
* Orthopaedic Research Society
* Herodicus Society
US and European Union Patents:
Principal Inventor: Apparatus for Reconstructive Knee
Principal Inventor: Method for Reconstructive Knee Ligament
Post-Graduate Surgical Technique Courses Completed:
1989 Arthroscopic Laser Surgery.
1996 Genzyme Autologous Chondrocyte Re-implantation. (Cartilage cell auto-transplantation surgery).
1996 Cryolife Meniscus Allograft Transplantation.
2002 Repicci Technique for Minimally Invasive Knee Hemi-Arthroplasty
2002 Unispacer Knee System Training Certification
Post-Graduate Surgical Technique Courses Taught:
1991 Course Co-Director: Arthroscopic ACL Reconstruction - Sandrigo, Italy.
1993 Course Chairman: The Knee - Current Concepts.
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Rancho Mirage, CA.
1994-2001: Independent Case Examiner for Injured