Biography & Education

  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Education Background
Medical School: University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Residency: University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics
  • English

Care Locations

Accepting New Patients
Accepting Children



Using nitrous oxide to help pediatric patients

August 10, 2015
Although the use of nitrous oxide (N2O) has been used in dentistry for over 150 years, its use in pediatrics for sedation and mild analgesia for procedures outside of the operating room has been gaining favor over the last several decades. Nitrous oxide’s inherent properties, including the induction of euphoria, amnesia, mild analgesia, quick onset of action and rapid removal from the body through exhalation, make it ideal for use in the pediatric population. Here’s how we use nitrous oxide to help pediatric patients at Swedish:


Clinical Interests
  • Intensive Care
  • Pediatric Intensive Care