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Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • 1953-1957 Uppingham High School, Rutland, England

  • 1957-1963 Leeds University Medical School, England

  • 1966-1967 Royal College of Surgeons, Post Graduate School, London

  • 1968-1972 University of Iowa, General Surgical Residency Programme

 

Degrees & Diplomas

  • 1963 MB Ch.B Leeds University

  • 1963 LRCP Royal College of Physicians, England

  • 1963 MRCS Royal College of Surgeons, England

  • 1967 FRCS (Primary) Royal College of Physicians, England

  • 1967 LMCC Medical Council of Canada

  • 1968 ECFMG US

  • 1972 FLEX State of Illinois

  • 1973 FRCS(C) Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

  • 1974 FACS American College of Surgeons

 

Awards & Honors

  • Tomlin Prize, Ophthalmology, Leeds Medical School, Undergraduate 1962

 

Certifications

  • American Board of General Surgery 1973

  • Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada 1973

 

Post Graduate Experience

  • Feb. 64 – July 64: Intern Medicine, Jr. House Officer
    St. James Hospital, Leeds, England
  • Aug. 64 – Jan. 65: General Surgery, Jr. House Officer
    St. James Hospital, Leeds, England
  • Feb. 65 – July 65: Ob. Gyn., Senior House Officer
    St. James Hospital, Leeds, England
  • Aug. 65 – Jan. 66: Anesthesia, Senior House Officer
    Royal Leicester Infirmary, Leicester, England
  • Feb. 66 – June 66: Attended Post-Graduate School
    Royal College of Surgeons of England. Studied in Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology. Later obtained Part I, F.R.C.S. England in Feb. 1967
  • July 66 – Dec. 66: Locum Tenens Resident in Anesthesia.
    Sidcup Hospital, Kent Beckenham Hospitals, London
  • Mar. 67 – May 67: Locum Family Practice
  • June 67 – June 68: Intern Rotating, Royal Jubilee Hospital,
    Victoria, Canada
  • June 68 – June 71: Resident, General Surgery, University of Iowa,
    Iowa City, Iowa
  • June 71 – June 72: Senior Resident, General Surgery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
  • June 72 – June 73: Clinical Associate, Department of Surgery,
    University of Iowa Hospitals, Iowa City, Iowa
  • July 73 – May 74: Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals, Iowa City, Iowa Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit – Veterans Hospital, Iowa City, Iowa Surgical Consultant, Oakdale Hospital, Coralville, Iowa
  • June 74 – Dec. 76: Consultant Surgeon, St. Joseph&rsquos Hospital, Campbell River General Hospital Comox, B.C. Canada
  • Mar. 77 – Jan. 85: Consultant Surgeon, Richland Clinic, Richland, Washington, and Kadlec Hospital, Richland, Washington
  • Feb. 85 – Present: Solo Practice Surgery, Richland, Washington

 

License to Practice

  • Great Britain, Northern Ireland 1963 – 1968

  • British Columbia, Canada 1968 – 1980

  • Iowa, U.S.A. 1972 – 1974

  • Illinois, U.S.A. 1972

  • Washington State, U.S.A. 1977 – Current

  • Oregon State, U.S.A 1987 – Current

 

Academic Appointments

  • Associate, Department of Surgery, University of Iowa College of Medicine. Aug 1972

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Iowa College of Medicine. July 1973

 

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of Royal College of Surgeons, England 1963

  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Canada 1974 _ Current

  • Fellow of American College of Surgeons 1974 – Current

  • Member of Washington State Medical Association 1977 – Current

  • Member of Benton Franklin County Medical Society 1977 – Current

  • Member of American Society of Bariatric Physicians 1985 - 1987

  • Fellow of the American Society of Bariatric and MetabolicSurgeons 1993&mdashCurrent

  • Member of the American Society of Correctional Physicians 2004- 2006

 

Professional Appointments

  • President, The Richland Clinic, Inc., P.S. 1978 – 1982

  • Secretary/Treasurer, The Richland Clinic, Inc., P.S. 1983 – 1985

  • Chairman, Department of Surgery, Kadlec Hospital, Richland, Washington 1982 – 1984

  • Chairman, Cancer Committee, Kadlec Hospital, Richland, Washington 1982 – 1984

  • Member, Medical Executive Committee, Kadlec Hospital, Richland, Washington 1983 – 1984

  • Member, Tissue and Surgical Morbidity and Mortality Committee, Kadlec Hospital, Richland, Washington 1983 – 1987

  • Member, Washington Professional Review Organization 1988 – 1993

 

Hospital Affiliations

  • Active Staff – Kennewick General Hospital, Kennewick

  • Courtesy Staff – Kadlec Hospital, Richland

 

Professional Skills

  • General Surgery Involving neck, thorax and abdomen.

  • Special Interests: Surgery of obesity. 38 years experience.

 

Papers Presented

  • The Lesser Curvature Gastric Bypass with Distal Roux-En-Y Hook-up with varying common limb lengths.
    Report on 60 patients presented at Santa Monica Obesity Symposium February 1992.

  • The Lesser Curvature Gastric Bypass with Distal Roux-En-Y Hook-up with varying common limb lengths.
    Report on 70 patients presented at Genoa, Italy. International Bariatric Surgical Meeting. September 1992

  • The Lesser Curvature Gastric Bypass with Distal Roux-En-Y Hook-up.
    American Society of Bariatric Surgery, Annual Symposium, Iowa City. Iowa June 1993.

  • Massive Reconstruction of the Integument following Successful Bariatric Surgery
    American Society of Bariatric Surgery. Annual Symposium. Iowa City, Iowa. June 1993.

  • The Improvement in Co-morbidities following Successful Bariatric Surgery.
    American Society of Bariatric Surgery, Annual Symposium. Minneapolis, Minnesota. June 1994.

  • Presentation of 5-year Follow-up of Patients Undergoing Distal Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass
    American Society of Bariatric Surgery, Annual Symposium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, June 1994.

  • Modern Bariatric Surgery and Current Research.
    Grand Round Presentation. Kennewick General Hospital, Kennewick WA

  • Vitamin D Deficiency Following Malabsorptive Weight Loss Surgery.
    International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity Annual Symposium, Cancun, Mexico, October 1997.

  • Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy and selective Small Bowel Reduction.
    Duodenal switch meeting. San Diego, 2004