Languages Fluent

English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Serbo-Croatian (=Bosnian)

Specialty Interests

General Orthopaedics
Arthroscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgeries (MIS)
Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery including Joint reconstruction
Sports Medicine

Medical School

  • 1983-1989 University of Basel, Switzerland Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
  • 1990-1991 AO Research Institute, Davos, Switzerland General Surgery
  • 1991-1993 Kantonsspital Chur, Chur Switzerland Surgical Subspecialties
  • 1993-1994 Schweizerisches Paraplegikerzentrum, Nottwil, Switzerland General Surgery Internship
  • 06/1994 – 06/1995 Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA Orthopaedic Research Fellowship
  • 07/1995 – 06/1996 Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
  • 06/1996 – 06/2002 University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • 09/2002 – 12/2005 Florida Orthopaedic Institute 13020 Telecom Parkway N. Tampa, Fl 33637 Moved back to California and in private practice
  • Since January 2006 2003 Officer in Charge of Orthopaedic Department 352nd Combat Support Hospital Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo Deployed in the global war on terror in 2006 at Fort Irwin National Training Center

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