Honors

  • Patient’s Choice Top Doctor 2013
  • U.S. News and World Report Top Doctor 2012
  • Patient’s Choice Compassionate Doctor Award 2011
  • Charles S. Neer Award, Ultrasound Evaluation of Arthroscopic Full Thickness Supraspinatus Rotator Cuff Repair: Single-Row vs Double-Row Suture Bridge (Transosseous equivalent) Fixation. Results of a Randomized Prospective Study. Awarded at the 26th Annual Open Meeting of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, New Orleans, March 13, 2010.
  • Best Doctors in America Houston Metro Area 2009-2010, Orthopedic Sports Medicine, November 6, 2009
  • Charles S. Neer Clinical Award, Radiographic Comparison of Pegged and Keeled Glenoid Components Using Modern Cementing Techniques: A Prospective Randomized Study. Awarded at the 25th Annual Open Meeting of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, Las Vegas, February 2009
  • Health and Fitness Sports Magazine Doctor’s Choice Top Orthopedic Surgeons 2008
  • Rehabilitation Recognition Award Texas Orthopedic Hospital, 3rd quarter 2008
  • Duke Orthopaedic Surgery Annual Award for Excellence in Orthopaedic Research Presentation Co-winner 2001
  • Ideal Physician Award, Duke Medical School Class of 1995
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Duke University School of Medicine, 1994
  • Graduation with Distinction, Duke University, 1991
  • Summa Cum Laude, Duke University, 1991
  • Edward C. Horn Memorial Award for Excellence in Zoology, Duke University, 1991
  • Student Marshall, Duke University, 1990
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Duke University, 1990
  • Phi Eta Sigma freshman honor society, Duke University, 1988
  • Class rank #1, Chillicothe High School, 1987

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