About Me

Welcome to my Web page. I hope you find this useful in your pursuit of care for your health.


I was born in Illinois, but moved with my family at the tender age of two to Southern California. I was drawn to medicine due to my interest in science and the enjoyment of helping people every day. I work part-time in order to spend more time with my young children and visit my large extended family in California. My husband works part-time as well, and helps tremendously with our children. I enjoy photography and traveling when time permits.

About my practice

I started working with a great team in this dermatology department in 1998, which has seen many changes during since then. We are pleased to be the leaders in cosmetic treatment in the region and thrilled to get our own skin cancer (Moh's) surgeon in 2006. As a pediatric dermatologist, I care for many of the children who are referred to our office.

How I thrive

Your health is your most important responsibility. Managing stress and finding your best life balance should be a top priority after your physical health. You are your best caretaker, counselor, and entertainer. Find the best in yourself and keep your sense of humor while you keep the unexpected everyday events in prospective.