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About Me

Welcome to my Web page. I’m happy to have this chance to introduce myself to you and tell you about my work as a physician and as a physician administrator. I’m a family medicine physician and have been with Kaiser Permanente for the last 20 years.

Biography

I grew up in San Jose but have resided in Southern California ever since attending medical school at UC San Diego in 1990. I’m here for good and plan on practicing medicine with Kaiser Permanente for many years to come. I’m the physician leader of the primary care departments at our Otay Mesa Medical Center and Bonita Medical Offices. I feel fortunate to be able to work at Kaiser Permanente, both as a clinician and as an administrator. In those dual roles, I strive to make our organization one of the best health care delivery systems in the country.

About my practice

I feel that healthy living and preventive care are the best ways to stay healthy, but I’m also here to help you when you’re sick. I want to be your partner in health, and it helps me better care for you when you’re actively involved in taking care of your health. I’m a family practice doctor and enjoy taking care of members of all ages. I'm especially interested in taking care of whole families—parents and children. My interest in medicine also includes adolescents and sports medicine.

How I thrive

I believe in a balanced lifestyle, and encourage my members to exercise and eat healthily. I take that philosophy to heart myself. I enjoy golf, skiing, snowboarding, SCUBA diving, and many other sports and outdoor activities.