Allow me to introduce myself:
I’m a family doctor. I went to medical school really with just the simple idea of helping people. My mom died from cancer when I was nine years old. I remember visiting her in the hospital and seeing the worry in her eyes. As a nine year old I didn’t feel suddenly “called” to a career in medicine but the experience broadened my empathy towards those who are suffering. Ultimately these feelings nudged me towards becoming a physician.
I chose family medicine because I fell in love with the idea of working with people from all walks of life. And I haven’t been disappointed. It’s my great pleasure to meet wonderful people and help where I can.
I have been increasingly disappointed though, by the type of medicine that we physicians provide.
There are so many people with chronic and debilitating medical conditions like diabetes, fatigue, depression, anxiety, arthritis and insomnia. Many struggle with several of these problems at the same time.
Unfortunately though most physicians only have 7-15 minutes to spend on each appointment. And that’s just not enough time to really help.
So I decided to change my practice and completed a two year fellowship with the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine.
I am convinced that everyone can prevent or reverse any chronic condition, symptom or concern. The body has a wonderful innate capacity for self-healing. My passion is to help people activate and enhance it.