Family Medicine - Primary Care
Having grown up in the Seattle area, I am naturally drawn to mountains and surrounding water. I am excited to be back in the Pacific Northwest after my hiatus away for my medical training and work in Chicago. My medical training consists of medical school at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in the Bay Area and training in Family Medicine in Queens, New York. I love the variety of Family Medicine and have a particular interest in Musculoskeletal Medicine and optimizing an athlete’s performance.
Doctor visits don’t necessarily have to be stoic or boring. My best days as a physician are sharing in joys, as well as struggles, of life with the people around me. In the practice of medicine, I believe preventative medicine is most important. This is gained through a balance of education, negotiating common goals, and open communication. My goal is to aid, teach, and enable my patients to live their healthiest.
As an extroverted introvert, my mental and physical health is found in several ways: Chasing my twins (Poppy and Jack), annoying my wife (and spending quality time with her), house projects (NOT chores), being outdoors (skiing on the water or mountains, golf), being the team doctor for Southridge High School’s football team in Beaverton and quiet times. I have two dogs; Misty, a wonderful English golden retriever and Charlie, a rescued weimaraner who is as ornery as I can be. I lack skills in the areas of remembering pop culture, gardening, and abstaining from no-bake cookies. However, true to the nature of Family Medicine, I feel I am a Jack of all trades.
Specialty: Family Medicine, Primary Care