Resident in General Surgery,
The Allentown Affiliated Hospitals (now Lehigh Valley Health Network), 1983-88.
Surgical Resident, The Allentown Affiliated Hospitals, 1987-88.
Training in Bariatric Surgery (Vertical Banded Gastroplasty), Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia (affiliated with the University
of Pennsylvania), April 1987.
Graduate, Residency in General Surgery, The Allentown Affiliated Hospitals,
Board Certified, American College of Surgeons, October, 1989.
Certified, Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
Certified, Percutaneous Endoscopy Gastrostomy, June 1989.
Laser Cholecystectomy, July 1990.
Certified, Stereotactic Needle Biopsy and
Breast Ultrasound, March 1996.
Recertified, American College of Surgeons, October 1997.
Comprehensive Training in Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery (Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass),
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, March 2000.
Recertified, American College of Surgeons