About Me

I am so happy to be part of the Kaiser Permanente OB-GYN and Maternal Fetal Medicine team! I was born in Fairbanks and raised in Wasilla, Alaska, a small town about an hour north of Anchorage. I grew up loving the outdoors, gardening, hiking, skiing, fishing and camping. I first came to Colorado for college, attending Colorado State University in Fort Collins. From there I traveled due east to medical school at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. I completed both my OB-GYN residency and maternal fetal medicine fellowship at UC Irvine and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center in Southern California. Thank you for letting me be a part of your amazing pregnancy journey! I was honored to be recognized as a 5280 Magazine Top Doctor in 2018.

About my practice

Some of my favorite aspects of being a physician are getting to listen to and learn my patients’ stories, being a small part of your journey, and educating and empowering you and your partner along the way. The journey, when traveled together as a team, is so rewarding. I strive to individualize care to meet your needs. Maternal fetal medicine is a practice of high-risk obstetrics, caring for any high-risk mom or high-risk baby. Some examples of our scope include twins, triplets, prior preterm birth, prior loss of a pregnancy, maternal diabetes, high blood pressure, cancer and advanced maternal age. If your OB-GYN thinks you may be high-risk now or in the future, they may refer you to see us in Maternal Fetal Medicine.

How I thrive

Thriving for me means spending time with family and friends, doing art projects with my boys, hiking, running and gardening. Helping others – whether it be friends, my boys or my patients – is what brings me the greatest joy every day.