2009 Scientific Chair; American Brachytherapy Society (ABS) Annual Meeting; Toronto
2009 Speaker; Comprehensive Breast Cancer Update; Society of Surgical Oncology; Phoenix
2009 Co-Chair; Amer Soc of Breast Surgeons (ASBS) & ABS School of Breast Brachy; San Antonio
2008 Speaker; APBI Symposium; American College of Surgeons; San Francisco
54 invited national and international lectureships, seminars, and visiting professorships
27 peer-reviewed manuscripts and textbook chapters
Over 60 scientific meeting abstracts
Komen Foundation Grant recipient
Vice-President of the American Brachytherapy Society
RSNA Meeting Radiation Oncology Committee and RTOG Breast Committee
Image-guided 3D Brachytherapy for Breast, Gyne, Prostate
Image-guided Radiation Therapy with IMRT, IGRT
Radiosurgery for Cranial Disease and Extracranial Stereotactic Radioablation
Born and raised in the Midwest
Moved to the Bay area in October 2008 with his wife and two young daughters
Sports-enthusiast, movie-phile, and adventurous traveler
Learn more about this radiation alternative treatment for breast cancer. The Contura device is part of a new class of treatment options designed to reduce the total amount of time spent undergoing radiation therapy, offering a five-day care plan as opposed to the traditional six weeks, returning patients to everyday living as soon as possible.
The Davinci Robot (or da Vinci Surgical System) is a state-of-the-art system that offers a new alternative to both open surgery and conventional laparoscopy. The Davinci Robot is less invasive than either of the more traditional options. More importantly, it is also incredibly effective for any number of surgical procedures.
The world of medicine is constantly bringing us new, exciting discoveries; and the 2008 FDA approval of the Endeavor Drug-Eluting Stent is yet another amazing advancement. The device has so far proven to be quite effective in helping heart patients with narrowed coronary arteries.
The On Q pain pump represents one of those medical breakthroughs that makes us wonder why it took so long to develop. The idea behind a pain pump is to treat the source of a post-operative pain, rather than flooding the entire body with narcotics. Not only is it effective pain relief, but it helps avoid problems that go along with a pain medication regimen.