Is born in New York, NY.
Earns a Bachelor of Science in biomedical science, magna cum laude, at the City College of New York.
Earns a Rita Kersingbaum Award for Academic Excellence and a Holman Scholarship for Minority Students.
Earns an MD at the NYU School of Medicine; Undertakes a residency in general surgery at SUNY Buffalo until 1999.
Is a member of the U.S. Army Reserve Medical Corps until 1999.
Receives an Army Achievement Medal.
Undertakes a trauma and critical care fellowship at the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine until 2007.
Is a burn consultant, trauma surgeon and intensivist at the 86th Combat Support Hospital in Baghdad, Iraq, until 2009.
Is an associate program director at the Brooke Army Medical Center until 2013.
Is a burn consultant and trauma surgeon at Camp Dwyer in Afghanistan until 2011.
Is the clinical division director of the U.S. Army Burn Center at Brooke Army Medical Center until 2018.
Authors chapters on thoracic trauma, major burns and smoke inhalation, and vascular access in General Surgery Examination and Board Review.
Is the trauma medical director at the Womack Army Medical Center until 2020; Receives a Legion of Merit.
Is the trauma director and chief medical officer at the 528th Hospital Center in Baghdad, Iraq, through today.
Is a professor of burn surgery, the chief of burns and the medical director of the burn ICU at the University of North Carolina through today; Receives a second Legion of Merit.
Co-authors several articles in the Journal of Burn Care & Research.
Is the interim division chief of acute care surgery at the University of North Carolina until today.