Biography & Education

What I enjoy most about being a physician is getting to know my patients in the context of their lives. I value celebrating their new job, mourning a loss or meeting a dear family member. It is rewarding and interesting!
  • Internal medicine
Education Background
Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Residency: Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • English
  • Spanish

Care Locations

Minor & James Medical
Mercer Island Clinic
3236 78th Ave. S.E., Suite 200
Mercer Island 98040
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Accepting New Patients
Accepting Medicaid



10 things that doctors admire about their patients

March 20, 2013
Instead of only focusing on what patients need to do to improve their health, let's look at what they bring to a doctor’s appointment. Here are 10 things that physicians love about their patients: 10. Their preparedness. One might think that doctors cringe when patients pull out “the list” of their concerns and questions. On the contrary: this adds great efficiency and still helps us to be complete in what we do. The last thing a doctor wants is for a patient to go home and worry about something they forgot to ask us. 9. Their self-discipline. I have seen many patients shed pounds, shake off cigarettes, trim down on alcohol consumption and put on those sneakers day after day. If I’m honest, I’d say that I myself exercise just so I can look these inspiring individuals in the eyes when we talk about fitness. 8. Their knowledge. I don’t...


Clinical Interests
  • Internal Medicine