University: University of British Columbia, Faculty of Science. Completed with first class honors.
Medical School: University of British Columbia. Graduated with honors.
Internship: Orange County-University of California Irvine Medical Center.
Residency: General Surgery at Presbyterian Hospital. Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco.
Plastic Surgery Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Hospital.
Hand Surgery Residency: Visiting resident of hand surgery at Roosevelt Hospital. New York, New York. Under
the direction of William Littler, M.D.
Awards: University of British Columbia, Department of Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology upon graduating first in the class in that division.
Board Certification: The American Board of Plastic Surgery: November 1981. Certificate No.2364
Board Certification: The American Board of Otolaryngology. October 1979
Board of Medical Examiners: State of California May 1970 No.A243890
Medical Council of Canada: July 1971. No.32296
The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Plastic Surgery Facilities Inc. Certificate No.346
MEMBER OF THE FOLLOWING ORGANIZATIONS:
American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Inc.
American College of Surgeons
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Inc.
The American Medical Society
The California Medical Society
The San Francisco Medical Society
American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
Clinical Fellow: Columbia University of Physicians and Surgeons
Visiting Professor of Plastic Surgery. University of Monrovia in Liberia, West Africa
Member of INTERPLAST Inc. non-profit organization for international reconstructive plastic surgery, Piura,Peru.
Member of Team of surgeons assigned to treat children and adults without other resources.
Chairman. Laser Research and Development Fund. Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center 1980 to present.
Study of the Auricular Vestibular Response. This research performed in conjunction with Charles Lebo, M.D. at the
Presbyterian Hospital at Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco.
Research performed in the Department of Anatomy of Columbia University. New York, N.Y. under the direction of George Crikelar, M.D. Studying the Embryology of the Ear. This resulted in a paper entitled: “The Epigenetic Control of Ear Cartilage Development.”
Presented at the New York Academy of Medicine.