About Me

I am originally from Pennsylvania, and a lot of my education was accomplished back east. However, I have been in Oregon since 1995 and very much enjoy the lifestyle and attitudes here.

About my practice

Every patient is different, and each one needs an approach suited to them. I very much like for patients to be involved in decision making, and my treatment plan is based on what I sense from them. However, I know that many patients need more guidance and have no idea what rheumatology is or what we are treating. I like to offer choices, but I am always happy to suggest, if desired, what I would recommend.

How I thrive

"This above all: To thine own self be true." - William Shakespeare I have tried to live my life according to this quote from Shakespeare, and it has worked out pretty well for me so far. I enjoy spending free time on the golf course and on the ski slopes (and need much improvement at both!)