Credentials

MD: Pennsylvania State University, Hershey,
PA MA: Microbiology, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
BA: Biology, Washington and Jefferson College, Washington,
PA Residency: General Surgery, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA;
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA;
Craniofacial Surgery, Fernando Ortiz-Monasterio, MD, Hospital Angeles, Mexico City,Mexico


Fellowship: Craniofacial Surgery, Ian T. Jackson, MD, Institute for Craniofacial and Reconstructive Surgery, Providence Hospital, Southfield, MI and Salhgrenska Hospital, Goteburg, Sweden Board Certification: General Surgery and Plastic Surgery Fellow: American College of Surgeons Member: American Society of Plastic Surgeons, California Society of Plastic Surgeons, International Society of Plastic Surgeons, San Diego Plastic Surgery Society, American Cleft Palate Association, American Medical Association, California Medical Association, San Diego County Medical Society, Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, American Association of Women Surgeons, American Medical Women’s Association, San Diego Surgical Society, American Society of Microbiologists Assistant Clinical Professor: UCSD Medical Center Hospital Appointments: Sharp Memorial Hospital, Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women, Rady Children’s Hospital and Sharp Grassmont. Military: Captain, Medical Corps, United States Naval Reserve, Retired Published author, presenter and researcher. Recipient of dozens of medical awards and honors.