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Expert in Otolaryngology; Adult and Pediatric Cranial Base Surgery, COVID-19, Balloon Sinuplasty, Sinonasal Disorders

Expert ID: 736542 Pennsylvania, USA

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A Clinical Instructor at a university medical center. He is currently completing his Rhinology and Cranial Base Surgery fellowship and will be following with a second fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at a very prestigious Children's Hospital.

His interests include adult and pediatric cranial base surgery, COVID-19, balloon sinuplasty, sinonasal disorders, surgical outcomes, cost analysis, and quality improvement metrics in otolaryngology.

He has over 45 publications in otolaryngology and 42 regional and national presentations in the field of head and neck surgery.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2015 Degree: MD Subject: Medicine Institution: Penn State College of Medicine
Year: 2011 Degree: BS Subject: Microbiology Institution: UCLA

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2020 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Clinical Instructor Department: Otolaryngology
Surgeon and Medical Educator in the care of patients as well as the training of residents and medical students in the realm of rhinology and skull base surgery.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2021 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Clinical Instructor Department: Otolaryngology
Surgeon and Medical Educator in the care of patients as well as the training of residents and medical students in the realm of complex pediatric otolaryngology.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2015 to 2020 Employer: Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Title: Resident Department: Otolaryngology
Surgical resident in the field of otolaryngology.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2007 to 2011 Employer: Washington Mutual Title: Teller Department: Retail Banking
Bank Teller at Washington Mutual in Central California

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy
American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
North American Skull Base Society
Pennsylvania Medical Society
American Rhinologic Society
The Triological Society
American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery
American College of Surgeons
Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology
Penn State Medical Alumni Association
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
UCLA Alumni Association
ALD-PES Honors Society
Licenses / Certifications
Pennsylvania Medical License 2015-Present
Drug Enforcement Administration License 2020-Present
Awards / Recognition
Employer Mercy Medical Executive Committee Grant Award
AAO-HNS Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Committee
DePuy Synthes Travel Grant
Zimmer Biomet Travel Grant
Exceptional Provider: HMC Perianesthesia QWL Council
Outstanding Provider: HMC Children’s Perianesthesia Integrated Council Triological Society Travel Award
UCLA URSP Research Scholar
UCLA CARE Fellow and Scholar
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Scholar
Medical / Professional
Advanced Educational Training:
Stryker ENT Area Lab Pittsburgh, PA 2020
Penn State Health 2nd Stryker Skull Base Course Hershey, PA 2019
NYU Langone Medical Center Senior Residents Temporal Bone New York, NY & Skull Base Hands-On Surgical Workshop 2019
AHNS/AAO Head and Neck Surgery Symposium Atlanta, GA 2018
3rd Annual ARS Resident Rhinology Dissection Course Atlanta, GA 2018
Thomas Jefferson University Rhinology & Skull Base Surgery Philadelphia, PA Clinical Observership 2018
Penn Medicine 6th Annual Otorhinolaryngology PGY-3 SimFest Philadelphia, PA 2018
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 12th Annual Foreign Body Philadelphia, PA Pediatric Airway Endoscopy Course 2018
AO CMF North America Principles of Operative Treatment of Fort Worth, TX Craniomaxillofacial Trauma and Reconstruction 2018
Penn State Health Inaugural Stryker Skull Base Course Hershey, PA 2017
Zimmer Biomet Institute Midface and Mandibular Trauma and Jacksonville, FL Reconstructive Surgery Bioskills Course 2017
Penn State Health Basic Microsurgery Skills Course: Part 1 and 2 Hershey, PA 2017
Indiana University 102nd Annual Anatomy and Histopathology Indianapolis, IN of the Head, Neck, and Temporal Bone Course 2017
Rutgers Facial Reconstruction and Soft Tissue Surgery Course Newark, NJ 2016
MedStar Health 7th Annual ORL Emergencies Boot Camp Washington, DC 2016
Penn State Health Temporal Bone Course Hershey, PA 2016
Penn State Health Basic Microsurgery Training Workshop Hershey, PA 2015
Publications and Patents Summary
Original Peer-Reviewed Publications: 47
Textbook Chapters: 9
Manuscripts Accepted for Publication: 3
Manuscripts Submitted for Publication: 4

Regional and National Presentations
Podium Presentations: 18
Poster Presentations: 25

Press Mentions and Media Advocacy: 2
Grant Funding: 1
Grants: 3

Additional Experience

Marketing Experience
Editorial Activities:
Ad-Hoc Reviewer
American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy
Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology
The Laryngoscope
Scientific Reports
Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Other Relevant Experience
Community Outreach:
Penn State Health Annual Head & Neck Cancer Screening
Penn State College of Medicine LionCare Clinic
Global Medial Training Nicaragua, Medical Mission Trip
UCLA California Teach
CityLab at UCLA

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