I believe the best doctor-patient relationship is one of mutual respect and understanding, collaboration, and willingness for both sides to listen and be open-minded. Sometimes, firm advice and "direct orders" are necessary, but in most cases, I give advice, and let the patient make the decision.
Medical School: Ohio State University College of Medicine
Residency: University of Washington, Seattle, WA, Internal Medicine
Washington State Medical Association, American College of Physcians, American College of Physician Executives
Kids and family, golf, biking, coaching soccer and baseball, skiing, hiking and camping.