Preferred job title
Current place of practice/training
Description of practice
25 years private practice orthopedics pivoted to healthcare technology
Resilient dual board-certified orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. Now solving a problem in surgery by creating an always accurate cloud-based digital surgical preference card app. Currently software CEO and continuing to support the BIPOC community.
What made you join IODA?
I wanted to have a global reach and understanding of the ongoing international orthopaedic surgery space. I have seen some change since 1988 but recognize that there is still much to be done to diversify our field.
How have you approached DEI in your workplace?
Just being me.
How do you define inclusion?
Having a seat at the table, BUT also having contributions and suggestions translate into action, money, and opportunities. Having the ear and influence of decision-makers when you asked about what needs to change.
What is your proudest achievement?
Pivoting to healthcare software startup CEO