Awards and Recognition

Vitals Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.


Vitals Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.


Vitals Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.


Vitals On-Time Doctor Award (2018)

Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.


Named on Becker's ASC Review's "65 Total Knee Replacement Surgeons to Know | 2020" list, September 3, 2020.


Named on Becker's Hospital Review's "70 of the Best Knee Surgeons in America" list, January 23, 2020.


Named the Joan & Andy Fimiano Endowed Chair in Orthopedic Surgery in 2015.

Named on Becker's ASC Review's "111 Knee Surgeons to Know | 2017" list, December 11, 2017.


Named on Becker's Spine Review's "125 Knee Surgeons and Specialists to Know" list, March 6, 2012.