• Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania, Majors in French and Biology, 1980
  • Medical School: University of Pennsylvania, 1984<
  • PGY-1: Internal Medicine, UCLA/St Mary Medical Center, 1985
  • Residency: UCSD Family and Community Medicine, 1988
  • Master’s in Public Health: San Diego, State University, 1987
  • Board Certification: Preventive Medicine
Fun Facts

I enjoy running, hiking, cooking, singing and travel.
Spending time with my spouse and my two Scotties is my favorite way to relax.
I find meditation helpful in getting me back to what really matters— the present moment!
I enjoy urgent care practice as I get to care for patients of all ages and backgrounds who present with a wide variety of problems and concerns.
In my years of practice I’ve come to learn that sometimes what’s as is important as any prescription I can write is offering an open ear and a kind word.