My personal mission is first and foremast founded in the principles of capable and compassionate care of patients, and on creating an individualized cancer care treatment approach for each patient. I believe strongly in teamwork to accomplish goals.
My husband and I love living in Colorado. We spend our spare time hiking, mountain biking, skiing, and spending time with our dogs. I have a strong interest in fitness and nutrition, and also enjoy cooking and baking.
Qualifications and experience
- Surgery, Cancers - Anal Cancer, Cancers - Biliary Cancer, Cancers - Cancer Surgery, Cancers - Colorectal Cancer, Cancers - Melanoma, Cancers - Pancreatic Cancer, Cancers - Sarcoma, Complex General Surgical Oncology, Surgery - Laparoscopic Surgery, Surgery - Major Liver Surgery (Hepatobiliary), Surgery - Robotic Surgery, Surgery - Trauma and Acute Care
- Languages spoken
Bachelor of Science
University of South Florida (2004)
Doctor of Medicine
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (2008)
University Of Cincinnati (2015)
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (2017)
- Board Certification
Certification Agency Member Board Specialty Year of Issuance American Board of Surgery American Board of Medical Specialties Surgery 2015 American Board of Surgery American Board of Medical Specialties Surgical Oncology 2018
- Clinical interest for patients
I am passionate about the surgical treatment and multidisciplinary care of all solid tumors, including pancreas and liver, sarcoma, endocrine, melanoma, and colorectal.
- Research interest for patients
I have a particular interest in how diet and lifestyle impact our ability to help prevent cancer, as well as our ability to better fight cancer when it is diagnosed. Specifically, I am interested in how fiber positively impacts our bodies.