Education

Medical Degree
University of California at Los Angeles
Residency
Family and Community Medicine, University of California at Davis

Areas of Interests

Clinical Interests

  • Amputation prevention/limb preservation
  • Non-healing wounds due to limb ischemia
  • Non-healing wounds due to chronic infection

Keywords/Treatments:

Vascular Wounds and Limb Preservation

  • Acute Arterial Insufficiency Ulcers
  • Acute Traumatic Peripheral Ischemia
  • Arterial Ulcers
  • Autoimmune Wounds
  • Diabetic Foot Ulcers
  • Ischemic Ulcers
  • Gangrene
  • Neuropathic Ulcers
  • Non-Healing Wounds
  • Varicose Vein Wounds
  • Vasculitis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Stasis Ulcers

Infection

  • Bone Infections
  • Necrotizing (“Flesh eating”) Infections
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Wounds caused by infections
  • Wounds caused by bites

Traumatic or Surgical complications

  • Crush Injuries
  • Dehisced surgical wounds
  • Non-healing Amputation Stumps
  • Non-healing Post-surgical Wounds
  • Pressure Ulcers
  • Skin Grafts and Flap
  • Some burns
  • Traumatic Wounds

Radiation Injury

  • Delayed Radiation injury
  • Late Effects of Radiation
  • Osteoradionecrosis of the Jaw
  • Radiation Cystitis
  • Radiation Proctitis
  • Soft Tissue Radiation Necrosis

Hyperbaric Oxygen

  • Actinomycosis
  • Air/gas embolism
  • Carbon Monoxide Toxicity
  • Central Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Decompression Sickness (“The bends”)
  • Idiopathic Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine
  • American Board of Preventive Medicine: Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine
  • American Academy of Wound Specialists, Certified Wound Specialist Physician