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EDUCATION

9/1987 - 6/1991   
B.A. - Chemistry
Wayne State University
Detroit, Michigan

6/1992 - 5/1996   
D.O.
Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
East Lansing, Michigan

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING

7/1996 - 6/1997   
Transitional Internship
Michigan State University
Garden City Hospital
Garden City, Michigan

7/1997 - 6/2001   
Residency:  Diagnostic Radiology
Case Western Reserve University
University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, Ohio

7/2000 - 6/2001    
Chief Resident
Case Western Reserve University
University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH
   
7/2001 - 6/2002   
Fellowship:  Musculoskeletal Radiology
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Jefferson Medical College Philadelphia, PA

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE

6/2001   
Diplomate, American Board of Radiology, Lifetime
Michigan medical license expires 12/31/2012
DEA expires 2/28/2014
Ohio medical license, expired 1/1/2008
ACLS, expires 7/2013
BCLS, expires 7/2013

ACADEMIC AND CLINICAL APPOINTMENTS

7/2001- 7/2002       
Clinical Instructor of Radiology
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA

8/2002 - 11/2003   
Musculoskeletal and Spine Radiologist
Diversified Radiology of Colorado, PC
Denver, CO

12/2003 - 8/2006   
Chief of MRI and Musculoskeletal Radiology
Associated Radiologists of Oakland County
Bloomfield Hills, MI

8/2006 - 8/2011   
Professor
The University of Michigan School of Medicine
Ann Arbor, MI

12/2006 - 8/2011   
Staff Radiologist, Radiology Service
VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
Ann Arbor, MI

8/2011 - Present    
Independent Contractor
Farmington Hills, MI

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

Available Upon Request.

HONORS AND AWARDS

Available Upon Request.

ATHLETIC TEAM EXPERIENCE

Eastern Michigan University Athletics, The Radiology Consultant   
The University of Michigan Athletics, Radiology Consultant


MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

American Roentgen Ray Society                      1997-2012
American College of Radiology                        1997-2012
Radiological Society of North America               1997-2012
Society of Nuclear Medicine                           1997-2002
Michigan Radiological Society                        2003-2012
American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine         1997-2003
American Osteopathic Association                    1997-2012
Society of Skeletal Radiology                          2007-2012
European Society of Radiology                        2008-2012
Michigan Orthopaedic Society (The ONLY radiologist member)    2008-2012


EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE

Reviewer for Military Medicine                        2007-   
Reviewer for American Roentgen Ray Society    2007-
Reviewer for The British Medical Journal           2009-
Reviewer for Radiology                                  2010-
Reviewer for Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)    2010-

PROFESSIONAL CONSULTANT

Advisory Board for FairCareMD
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TEACHING ACTIVITIES

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN - TEACHING ACTIVITIES

Musculoskeletal Division General Education

Medical Student Teaching:
Daily medical student instruction at the radiology workstation and hands on training in musculoskeletal interventional procedures.

Radiology Resident Teaching:
Daily resident instruction at the workstation and hands-on training in musculoskeletal interventional procedures.

Musculoskeletal Fellow Teaching:
Daily fellow instruction at the workstation and hands-on training in musculoskeletal sonography and interventional procedures.

Daily Working Conference:
Interesting and difficult cases presented to musculoskeletal radiology faculty for discussion/teaching.

TEACHING ACTIVITIES — PRIOR TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

Case Western Reserve University
Resident Noon Conference in Diagnostic Radiology
    Year    Number
    1997    2
    1998    6
    1999    12
    2000    12
    2001    6

Neurosurgery, Neuropathology, and Neuroradiology Conference:  Departments of neurosurgery, pathology, and oncology
    Year     Number
    1998       5
    1999       6
    2000       6
    2001       3

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Radiology Resident Noon Conference
    Year     Number
    2001       6
    2002       5

Orthopaedic Surgery Resident Morning Conference—Orthopaedic Radiology
    Year     Number
    2001       4
    2002       6

Emergency Medicine Resident Noon Conference—Emergency Radiology
    Year     Number
    2001        6
    2002        6

St. Joseph Mercy Oakland
Radiology Resident Noon Conference—Weekly
    Year    Number
    2004      44
    2005      46
    2006      25

Surgical Morbidity and Mortality Conference:  1 hour of CME.  Departments of general surgery, vascular surgery, thoracic surgery, and gastrointestinal surgery
    Year     Number
    2004       3
    2005       6
    2006       5

COMMITTEES, ORGANIZATIONAL, AND VOLUNTEER SERVICES

2005 — 2006       
Radiation Oncology Quality and Safety Committee
St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital

10/2006 - 2011   
Medical Mentorship Program 
The University of Michigan Department of Radiology

10/2006 - 2011   
Scientific Program Subcommittee-Musculoskeletal Section
American Roentgen Ray Society
Duties Include:
1.     Evaluating abstracts for acceptance to the Annual
        Scientific Meeting
2.     Evaluating Scientific and Educational Exhibits for appropriateness, content, and awards at the
        Annual Scientific Meeting
3.     Committee meetings during the ARRS Annual Meeting
        01/2009 - 2011        Quality Assurance Director for U of M Bone Radiology
 
        01/2010 - 2011        Taubman Center Operations Committee
                                          The University of Michigan Department of Radiology

        06/2010 - 2011        Lean Committee Radiology Representative
                                          The University of Michigan Health System

        01/2012 - Present   Botsford Hospital – Medical Records Committee

MEDICAL SCHOOL COURSE CHAIRMAN

3/2010 - Present    University of Michigan Medical School 4th Year MSK/Clinical Anatomy Course, Co-Chairman
    Applied Anatomy of the Musculoskeletal System
–    assist in course design
–    assist in recruitment of course faculty
–    lecture on spine, upper extremity, and lower extremity imaging
–    lecture on the utility of imaging
–    assist in maintenance of medical school anatomy website


MODERATOR, VISITING PROFESSORSHIPS , INVITED PRESENTATIONS AND WORKSHOPS, OTHER PRESENTATIONS, Educational Exhibits, BIBLIOGRAPHY, Submitted Peer-Reviewed Journals and Publications, Invited Editorials, Abstracts

Available Upon Request

Groups

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