- Medical degree from Creighton University School of Medicine in 1992.
- Orthopaedic surgical residency at the University of Iowa.
- Sports Medicine Fellowship from Steadman-Hawkins Clinic, Vail, CO, emphasizing arthroscopic surgical techniques in the shoulder and knee, as well as cartilage regeneration techniques used in sports medicine.
- Subspecialty certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine.
- Sports Medicine
- General Orthopaedics