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UC Davis Medical Center - Cypress Building

2221 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:
800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284)

Additional Phone Numbers

Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

I believe patients and families should be treated with dignity and respect and that autonomy of the patient should be honored when discussing medical treatments and decisions.

Clinical Interests

Adult heart surgery including surgery for coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, and heart failure. Benign and malignant disorders of the chest. Outcomes research and improvements to process of care delivery.


Cardiothoracic Surgery


M.D., Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, 1995

B.S., University of North Carolina-Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1991


Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1996-2002


Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 2004-2007

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery, 2003

American Board of Thoracic Surgery,

Professional Memberships

American College of Surgeons

Association of VA Surgeons

Sabiston Surgical Society

Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Southern Thoracic Surgical Association

Honors and Awards

National Institute of Health National Research Service Award, 1997