Dr. Hayward is board eligible through the American Osteopathic Board of Neurological Surgery. He earned his degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Stratford, New Jersey in 1999. He completed a rotating internship at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 2000. He completed a residency in 2005 at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine – Grandview in Dayton, Ohio. During that time Dr. Hayward completed a one-year rotation at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, Calif. Dr. Hayward has served the Heartland in private practice since 2006.