I truly enjoy the challenge of caring for cancer patients. A diagnosis of cancer can be overwhelming for a patient and their family. From the beginning we will review the diagnosis in detail, the treatment options, and the potential results of each option, including possible side effects. I enjoy seeing my patients over time, during the course of treatment, and in follow-up. Often it takes some time to understand the patients priorities and wishes. As I physician I believe we should prioritize the patients quality of life and listen to our patients and understand their desires and incorporate this into an individualized treatment plan. I strive to provide the best possible care to all of my patients.
University of Washington School of Medicine
Harvard Medical School, Boston MA
I enjoy all that the Pacific Northwest has to offer including hiking, kayaking, swimming, and gardening. Nature provides me balance and perspective. I also enjoy teaching and often lecture to visiting physicians, and students and residents in training.