Biography & Education


Philosophy of Care

I have over ten years experience in cardiology, pulmonary/critical care, and gastroenterology. My personal philosophy is to connect with the patients to build a working relationship so I will be able understand their needs to provide high quality care.
Education Background
Rush University Chicago IL
Professional Associations
American Gastroenterological Association, American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Personal Interests
When not at work I enjoy spending time with my husband and son. I also enjoy trying new restaurants, cooking, traveling.

Care Locations

5350 Tallman Ave., N.W.
Suite 520
Seattle, WA 98107
Fax 206-215-4252
1221 Madison St.
Suite 1220
Seattle, WA 98104
Fax 206-215-4252
Accepting New Patients



What is Gastrointestinal Bleeding

July 20, 2015
Gastrointestinal bleeding (GIB) is blood loss from your gastrointestinal tract from any site from your mouth to your rectum. The level of bleeding can range from mild to severe and life threatening. Small amounts of bleeding over a long period of time can cause iron deficiency anemia with symptoms of fatigue, dizziness, and weakness. GIB is divided into two different types: upper GIB and lower GIB.  Here is what you should know about upper and lower GIB:

How to deal with acute or chronic diarrhea

December 22, 2014
Diarrhea is described as loose watery stools sometimes with increase in frequency requiring frequent trips to the toilet.  In most cases diarrhea symptoms usually last for a few days, but if the symptoms occur for more than the 30 days it can be a sign of a serious disorder.  Diarrhea occurs when the food and fluids you ingest pass too quickly through your colon.  Diarrhea can be classified into acute or chronic and its symptoms can be classified as uncomplicated and complicated.  Uncomplicated symptoms of diarrhea are abdominal cramping/bloating, thin loose watery stools, and the sense of urgency to have a bowel movements.  Symptoms of complicated diarrhea include blood or undigested food in the stool, weight loss and fever.  If you have symptoms of complicated diarrhea you need to notify your primary care provider for further evaluation.


Services Provided
Clinical Interests
  • Gastroenterology
  • Gastro-Esophageal Reflux
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease