Birthplace: Corpus Christi, TX
Date of Birth: October 22, 1959
Marital Status: Married, 3 children


Educational Background

1977-1981 Texas A& M University
College Station, Texas
Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering-Cum Laude
1991-1995 University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas
MD awarded May 1995, Final Rank 61 of 197, GPA 3.577
1995-1999 Resident in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Oklahoma University Health Science Center

Honors and Awards

1981 Phi Tau Sigma- National Mechanical Engineering Honor Society
Tau Beta Pi- National Engineering Honor Society
1992-1994 Volunteer Service of Memorial City Medical Center Hospital Scholarship Award
1995 Senior Kline Award for Outstanding Case Presentation
1997 Berlex Laboratories Resident Teaching Award-"Best Second Year Teaching Resident"
1999 Academic Achievement (CREOG Test Scores Award;
Best Paper by a Fourth Year Resident/titled "Demonstration of Induction of Passive
Immunization of the Baboon Fetus with Hepatitis B Vaccine"
2005-2006 Chairman, Department OB/GYN, North Hills Hospital
2007 North Hills Hospital, "Physician of the Year for 2007"
2015 Incoming Chief of Staff, North Hills Hospital

Certification

  • American Board OBIBYN, Diplomat
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination-Step I passed 6/93; Step II passed 8/94; Step III passed 5/96
  • Licensed in State of Texas- License Number K7498
  • Licensed in State of Oklahoma- License Number 19890
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support & Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Presentations

  • "Ascites as a Predictor of Ovarian Malignancy"; Presented at the OUHSC Department of Ob/Gyn Research Day, June 1997.
  • "Obesity: Can it be Managed?" Presented at the OUHSC Department of Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds, March, 1998.
  • "The Significance of Single Umbilical Artery: A Review at the University of Oklahoma
  • "Prenatal Assessment Center"; Presented at the OUHSC Department ofOb/Gyn Research Day, June 1998.
  • "Gestational Trophoblastic Disease"; Presented at Morbidity and Mortality Conference, February 1999: Presented at Harris Hospital Grand Rounds, November 1999.
  • "Demonstration oflnduction of Passive Immunization of the Baboon Fetus with Hepatitis B Vaccine"; Presented at the OUHSC Department ofOb/Gyn Research Day, June 1999.

Employment History

Worked at Exxon Co USA in various engineering capacities from 1982-1991.
Private Practice opened August 2, 1999


Professional Societies

  • American Medical Association
  • Texas Medical Association
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologist (ACOG) Fellow
  • Tarrant Count Medical Society

Extracurricular Activities and Outside Interests

Both my wife and I try to stay active in our parish church and school.
I am involved in competitive Masters swimming