When did you join Illinois Neurological Institute?
My wife, Yvonne, and two children, Shannon and Aiden.
Wakeboarding, mountain biking, fishing.
What medical change has impacted the field of neurosurgery the most since you began practicing medicine?
The focus on minimally invasive surgery.
Why did you choose neurosurgery?
Neurosurgery is very exciting field currently with new technologies continuously developing that help provide better care to patients.
Why did you choose Peoria, Illinois, to practice when you could have gone anywhere in the country?
Peoria is a wonderful town to raise a family and the people/patients are very friendly.
Do you have any advice to give your patients?
It doesn't hurt to get the advice of a surgeon when you have questions even if you don't want or need surgery.