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Address(es)

Summit Orthopedic Group

120 North 7th Street

Suite 101

Chambersburg,PA 17201

Fax: (717) 263-6255

Phone: (717) 263-1220

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Summit Orthopedic Group

500 East Main St

Waynesboro,PA 17268

Fax: (717) 749-3979

Phone: (717) 765-3663

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Other Info

Specialty(ies):

New Patients: 
Yes
Gender: 
Male
Language: 
  • English
  • English
Residency: 
  • King's College Wilkes Barre, PA
Certs: 
  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)

Biography

Q: What led you to work in orthopedics?

Answer: I’m a Maryland native, but attended James Madison University in Virginia for my undergraduate studies before attending King’s College in Wilkes-Barre for my master’s degree. I spent nine years working in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area before coming to Summit Health.

I’ve been involved in sports all my life, so I developed an interest and first-hand knowledge of orthopedic injuries and management of those injuries throughout the years.

Q: What drew you to begin practicing in the Franklin County area?

Answer:  Why not Pennsylvania? My wife is from upstate New York and I’m from Maryland, but we were looking for a place that offered a slower, more fulfilling life. Franklin County gave us that while also offering the opportunity for me to work at a progressive, expanding orthopedic group.

Q: What would you say is a common misconception about orthopedics?

Answer:  A lot of people think of orthopedics as a solution to a problem, but it’s a broad spectrum of everything. We are here to help you heal, but also we give direction to help prevent injuries before they happen.

Q: What are you most looking forward to about working in Franklin County?

Answer: I love all operative and non-operative treatment, so I’m looking forward to working with patients.

Q: What hobbies or interests do you enjoy outside of your career?

Answer: I’ve been a rugby player for 16 years and I’ve served as team medic for most of those years.