I have strived to create an environment in my office that is efficient, caring, evidence based and up to date. The recommendations and advice I give to my patients have always been the same I follow myself and give to my closest family and friends. If it is not good enough for me, it is not good enough for you! I try to create a partnership in your health and make recommendations based on science within the context of your values.
Ultimately, you the patient, are the only one that can decide what is best for your health. I feel my job is to give you the best scientific information that is available (research based, if possible and many years of clinical experience, if not) to help you make your best decisions. Continuity of care over the years I also feel is invaluable. One of my greatest joys and honors is to care for a patient, her daughters and granddaughters! I hope to continue sharing your joys big and small and also to provide support during life’s challenges.
I moved to Colorado Springs in 1997. My husband loves to ski and I wanted to head to warmer climates. He convinced me to visit this “little town called Colorado Springs” that was near to skiing, but much more temperate than Minnesota and Michigan where we had grown up and trained. The rest is history!
We moved here after graduation. I joined the practice in July 1997. My husband joined Anesthesia Associates of Colorado Springs. We have both been in these same practices ever since. We have 3 children, 2 girls and 1 boy, born in 1995, 1997, and 1999. They have kept us quite busy ever since!
Hiking, cross country skiing, cooking, yoga, reading and travel
Why did you get into the medical profession?
I love the diversity of care – obstetrics and gynecology is the only field that wears many different hats. For many women, I am their primary care physician. I care for them during pregnancy and deliver their babies and I am also a surgeon who can offer surgical correction for women’s reproductive needs. No other field offers the possibility of all of this in 1 day!
Qualifications and experience
- Obstetrics and Gynecology
Providence Hospital (1994)
Wayne State University (1993)
Providence Hospital (1997)
- Clinical interest for patients
Optimizing the health of girls and women throughout their lifetime