Prior to coming to Northern Virginia years ago he completed an Advanced Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Fellowship at University of California San Diego with a unique additional four month high volume LASER Fellowship at the Gordon Weiss & Schanzlin Laser Vision Center. Prior to this additional exclusive fellowship, he completed his Internship and Ophthalmology Residency at the prestigious Georgetown University/Washington Hospital Academic Center, Washington DC. His medical training was completed at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick NJ with a Distinction in Research. During his medical training he completed a Clinical Research Training Fellowship at the National Institutes of Health and published numerous papers and presented his work at a number of conferences. He completed his undergraduate degree in Cell Biology and Neuroscience at Rutgers University with High Honors and was one of the few Henry Rutgers Research Scholars.
He carries with him a zeal for teaching and is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology with Georgetown University Residency program where he devotes time quarterly to train beginner surgeons the subtleties needed to master surgical technique. He also has a passion for serving the indigent population including medical mission trips. His extra-curricular interests include basketball, tennis, and spending time with his lovely wife Nancy, two beautiful daughters, as well as his church community.