I am a passionate believer in narrative medicine and making my patients a crucial member of our healthcare team. I truly believe that educating and involving my patients in their care enables them to more effectively and proactively manage their healthcare when away from the office. This reduces the incidence of non-adherence, improves patient outcomes, and helps to manage healthcare costs.
I enjoy trying new foods and travel. I love to hike with my family throughout the Front Range. When I get a moment, I’m an avid reader of primarily fiction novels.
Qualifications and experience
- Bones, Joints and Muscles, Bones, Joints and Muscles - Foot and Ankle Injuries and Disorders, Diabetic Foot Care, Foot and Ankle Orthopedics, Foot and Ankle Surgery, Injuries and Wounds, Injuries and Wounds - Wounds, Podiatric Surgery, Podiatry, Primary Podiatric Medicine, Surgery, Surgery - Amputation, Surgery - Limb Salvage, Wound Care
- Languages spoken
Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center (2018)
Northwell Health (2014)
New York College of Podiatric Medicine (2014)
Northwell Health (2017)
Chapman University (CA) (2000)
University of California, Irvine (2005)
- Clinical interest for patients
I am passionate about the treatment of foot and ankle wounds. I also enjoy treating common podiatric conditions such as plantar fasciitis, foot and ankle pain, and fungal nails. I feel strongly about pursuing conservative therapies first, but consider surgical treatments an important part of my practice when necessary.
- Volunteer activities
I have enjoyed volunteering at the NYC Triathlon, the Hamptons Marathon, and more recently, community foot screenings at the University of Colorado Hospital Health Fair.