Biography & Education

Biography
I personally consider being a physician a great honor. I view my relationship with each patient as a collaborative venture to improve that patients quality of life. My goal is to help patients to understand their medical conditions and treatment options and to act as their advocate and ally in the healthcare system.
Specialties
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonology
Education Background
Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Residency: Department of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA
Fellowship: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Languages
  • English

Care Locations

Minor & James Medical
Swedish/Issaquah
751 N.E. Blakely Drive, Suite 3020
Issaquah 98029
Minor & James Medical
515 Minor Ave
Suite 300
Seattle 98104
Affiliated Facilities
Accepting New Patients
Accepting Medicaid

Publications

Blog

Overwhelming Response from the Community Helps The Campaign for Swedish Reach Initial $100,000,000 Goal

September 22, 2012

The average gift amount to the Campaign for Swedish was $350. That’s right, $350.

And thanks to the 50,000+ community members who have made gifts to help improve the health and well-being of our region, I am proud to report that The Campaign for Swedish has reached its initial $100,000,000 fundraising goal.

 

On behalf of the 2,000,000 patients who have benefited, thank you.


The Campaign for Swedish began just over five years ago on January 1, 2007 with an ambitious goal of improving the care we provide to patients in some of the most important areas of health care, including women & infants, cardiovascular care, cancer and the neurosciences. And the response from the community has been overwhelming. Here are just a few..

How to have more good days with COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)

September 21, 2012

Patients who are well educated about their medical conditions and who use self-management plans created in collaboration with their doctors have better outcomes in a number of chronic medical conditions. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes both chronic bronchitis and emphysema, is no exception. Patients who understand the disease process that causes COPD and who understand their treatment and management plans have fewer emergency room visits, fewer hospitalizations and fewer days with COPD-related symptoms.

If you are one of the 12 million people who know they have COPD, what can you do to have more days without COPD-related symptoms?

First...

Specialties

Specialties
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonology
Clinical Interests
  • Asthma
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease