Patients should be empowered and included in shared clinical decision making. The clinic should be a safe place to express medical, psychological and other concerns.
After short careers as a beach lifeguard and a high school teacher, I earned my medical degree at the University of Colorado and completed a family medicine residency and maternal/child health fellowship at Ventura County Medical Center and affiliated Santa Paula Hospital in California. I am currently a faculty member in my hometown through the Fort Collins Family Medicine Residency program where I am passionate about teaching full-spectrum family medicine. Particular areas of interest include continuity of care between inpatient and outpatient settings, ultrasound, obstetrics, hospital medicine, care of underserved patients, and treatment of substance use disorders. With free time I love surfing rivers and oceans, hiking, skiing, and spending time with family.
Qualifications and experience
- Adolescent Medicine, Child and Teen Health, Child and Teen Health - Children's Health, Child and Teen Health - Infant and Toddler Health, Child and Teen Health - Teen Health, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Men's Health, Primary Care, Urgent Care, Wellness and Lifestyle - Exercise and Physical Fitness, Women's Health, Women's Health - Contraception, Women's Health - Menopause
- Languages spoken
University of Colrado
Ventura Family Medicine Residency
- Clinical interest for patients
I love taking care of the whole family across settings. In the clinic, hospital, and labor and delivery. Addiction medicine and gender affirming therapy are clinical interests of mine as well.
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