I really enjoy the “mystery” aspect of emergency medicine and urgent care. For the most part, the patient does not present with a known diagnosis, and the provider has to piece together history and exam to arrive at the likely diagnosis. That being said, sometimes the diagnosis is not clear, and I enjoy educating the patient about the other “differential diagnoses” and providing “return precautions.” The opportunity to be able to provide instant patient satisfaction, like in the case of reducing a dislocated shoulder or suturing a complex laceration, is also very satisfying to me (and the patient).

I also remind myself every day that I am truly privileged to be allowed into very vulnerable aspects of a patient’s life. From supporting a woman through a miscarriage to delivering diagnoses of cancer, I have been allowed to share in very personal aspects of people’s lives. I believe that reminding myself of this every day helps prevent burnout.

I have 2 wonderful grown children! I have a wonderful husband with whom I ski, mountain bike, hike, camp, dive, garden, cook and travel the world.

Locations

Monday: 8am - 7pm
Tuesday: 8am - 7pm
Wednesday: 8am - 7pm
Thursday: 8am - 7pm
Friday: 8am - 7pm
Saturday: 8am - 6pm
Sunday: 8am - 6pm
Monday: All day
Tuesday: All day
Wednesday: All day
Thursday: All day
Friday: All day
Saturday: All day
Sunday: All day
Monday: 9am - 4:30pm
Tuesday: 9am - 4:30pm
Wednesday: 9am - 4:30pm
Thursday: 9am - 4:30pm
Friday: 9am - 4:30pm
Saturday: 9am - 4:30pm
Sunday: 9am - 4:30pm

Qualifications and experience

Specialties
Urgent Care
Languages spoken
English
Education
Masters of Science
University of Colorado (1999)

Board Certification
Certification Agency Member Board Specialty Year
American Nurses Credentialing Center American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Family Practice 1999
Insurance
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