I aim to provide the highest level of care to all patients. I aim to effectively communicate with patients and include them as active participants in their treatment planning.
In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family and 2 daughters, cycling, and skiing.
Qualifications and experience
- Otolaryngology, Surgery, Skin, Hair and Nails, Injuries and Wounds, Surgery - Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Skin, Hair and Nails - Burns, Injuries and Wounds - Wounds, Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT), Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Facial Plastics and Cosmetics, Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Facial Paralysis
- Languages spoken
University of Vermont (VT) (2001)
Boston University School of Medicine (2006)
University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program (2007)
University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program (2011)
Oregon Health & Science University (2012)
- Clinical interest for patients
My areas of clinical interest and expertise include nasal surgery (aesthetic and functional septoplasty/rhinoplasty), facial rejuvenation (facelift, necklift, browlift), oculoplastic surgery (blepharoplasty), facial reconstruction following cancer resection and skin cancer surgery (MOHS), facial nerve reanimation, scar revision, otoplasty ear reconstruction, earlobe repair, benign and malignant skin lesion removal, and minimally invasive aesthetic procedures (injectable fillers and neuromodulators), cleft lip and palate repair, cleft rhinoplasty
- Research interest for patients
My research interests focus on wound healing and tissue engineering. My clinical research interests are focused on clinical outcomes in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery procedures.
- Volunteer activities
Humanitarian Mission Work: Lambyaeque, Peru, Cleft lip/palate/rhinoplasty, 35 cases performed. FACES