Education
2002-2003—Fellow, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of MO, Columbia.
1998-2002—Resident, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Tulane
University School of Medicine.
1997-98—Intern, Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine.
1993-97—University of MS School of Medicine, MD, Magna cum Laude.
1989-93—University of MS, BA, English, Summa cum Laude.

Academic Honors, Awards
1996—Alpha Omega Alpha initiate, University of MS School of Medicine.
1996—Trustmark National Bank Scholarship recipient, University of MS School of Medicine.
1995—Douglas Wills Memorial Scholarship recipient, University of MS School of Medicine.
1995—David S. Pankratz Scholarship recipient, University of MS School of Medicine.
1994—Southern Medical Association Scholarship recipient, University of MS School of Medicine.
1993—Phi Kappa Phi initiate, University of Mississippi.

Current Medical licensure in Texas
Board Certified in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Board Certified in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery.
Member of American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery.
Member of American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Member of Texas Medical Association.

Hospital Associations
Active Staff Member, St. Elizabeth Hospital, Beaumont, TX, August 2003-present.
Active Staff Member, Baptist Hospital, Beaumont, TX, August 2003-present.
Chairman of Surgery, Baptist Hospital, Beaumont, TX, Jan 2006-Jan 2008.

Publications
Head and Neck Manifestations in HIV Infection. J La State Med Soc 2004 Sept.
Anatomic Considerations in Vestibular Neuritis. American Journal of Otology 2001 July.
Carcinomas of Unknown Primary in the Head and Neck. J La State Med Soc 2001 July.
External Laryngeal Trauma. J La State Med Soc 2000 May.
Management of the Preauricular Sinus. J La State Med Soc 1999 June.
Anomalies of the Branchial Apparatus. J La State Med Soc 1998 Dec.

Abstracts, National Medical Presentations
Temperature Controlled Radiofrequency Ablation of Rabbit Auricular Muscles: A Pilot Study for the Treatment of Vertical Glabellar Rhytids. Presented at Combined Otolaryngologic Spring Meeting,Palm Desert,CA, May, 2001.
Anatomic Considerations in Vestibular Neuritis. Presented at Combined Otolaryngologic Spring Meeting, Orlando, FL,May, 2000.