December 2016 – Present Minimally Invasive Surgical Associates. Minimally Invasive General and Bariatric Surgery; Dallas, TX
November 2015 – January 2017 Speaker for Smith and Nephew
August 2015 – December 2017 Consultant, Speaker, and Proctor for Enteromedics Member Scientific Advisory Board
November 2012 – Present North Texas Veteran’s Affairs Hospital. Minimally Invasive General and Bariatric Surgery. Director of Bariatric Surgery; Dallas, TX
General Surgery Residency Site Director (effective June 2013)
November 2012 – Present University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Assistant Professor of Surgery – Division of Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Surgery; Dallas, TX
March 2011 – January 2013 Rosalind Franklin University / Chicago Medical School. Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery; Chicago, IL
August 2010 – January 2013 Mount Sinai Hospital. General Surgery; Chicago, IL
Director of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery
Awards: Dr. William Schumer Teaching Award – Nominated by Surgical Housestaff, 2011-2012 Academic Year

Current Position

Training / Education

Professional Associations

Professional Activities


Publications (Peer-Reviewed)


My primary language is English; however, I am also versed in medical Spanish

Clinical Interests

Minimally Invasive (Laparoscopic and Robotic) Bariatric Surgery, Foregut including Antireflux, and Abdominal Wall Repair


BLS and ACLS are up to date


Available Upon Request