When and why did you decide to become a doctor/provider?
My junior year of college my friends and I decided to go to medical school together. They decided to become a PA and Dentist during our senior year. I did not know what else to do, so I stayed the course. During a summer internship after my first year of medical school I knew I was where I belonged.
Do you have any unique hobbies/interests/hidden talents?
I want to run a marathon or at least a half marathon again.
What types of things do you do to have fun/relax?
Reading, cooking, baking, hiking, biking, fishing, and visiting with family and friends.
What would be your number one piece of wellness advice to a patient?
All things in moderation.
Why did you choose to come to Franciscan Healthcare - Arcadia?
The people are friendly and there are many similarities to Lancaster, my hometown. The staff is very compassionate and dedicated.
Do you have a favorite patient story from your time in Arcadia (without naming names)?
There are too many to choose a favorite. I feel honored to be a part of peoples lives in the manner I am.