Education

Medical School

1988 – 1992

M.D., The Pennsylvania State University College of  Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania

Honors:  Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Psychiatry, Clinical Correlations, Clinical Nutrition

High Pass:  Neurology, Internal Medicine, Family and Community Medicine

Residency

1992 – 1997

7/1995 – 6/1995

1994

1995

1994

1995

The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), Residency in Orthopaedics, Galveston, Texas.

Chief Resident, Orthopaedic Surgery, UTMB

97th percentile on Orthopaedic-In-Training Examination (OITE)

95th percentile on Orthopaedic-In-Training Examination (OITE)

Awarded the “OITE Master” Award for achieving the highest OITE score at UTMB

Awarded the “OITE Master” Award for achieving the highest OITE score at UTMB

Fellowship

2007

The University of Oslo – Ulleval University Hospital Oslo, Norway

Fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy

Academic Appointments

2015 – 2016: Immediate Past President of the Iowa Orthopaedic Society

2014 – 2015: President of the Iowa Orthopaedic Society

2013 – 2014: President-Elect of the Iowa Orthopaedic Society

Abdul Foad, MD with Stephen S. Burkhart, MD, World-Renowned Orthopaedic Shoulder Surgeon

2013: Awarded the 2013 Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) Traveling Fellowship

2012 – Present: Active Board Member of the Iowa Orthopaedic Research Foundation (IORF)

2012 – 2013: Treasurer for the Iowa Orthopaedic Society (Responsible for financial decisions and book keeping, investments and expenses.)

2009 – 2013: Preceptor for Unity Point’s Osteopathic Medical Education

2008 – Present: Board Member of the Iowa Orthopaedic Society

2008: Helped Organize the Annual Hawkeye Sports Medicine with the University of Iowa and Iowa Orthopaedic Society

2008 – 2010: Chair of the James J. Puhl, MD Humanitarian Committee of the Iowa Orthopaedic Society

2008 – 2010: J.J. Puhl, MD Humanitarian Committee, Iowa Orthopaedic Society

2007 – Present: Active and Contributing Member to The Orthopaedic Research & Education Foundation (OREF)

2005 – 2006: Vice-President of G.W.N. Eggers Society, University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), Galveston, Texas

2001 – Present: Active Member of the Iowa Orthopaedic Society