Welcome to Kaiser Permanente and my Web page! I have had the pleasure of being a family physician for more than 18 years.
I am a native Californian and enjoyed attending both college and medical school here. I grew up as a Kaiser Permanente member and was excited that my daughter was able to have the same pediatrician I did. We took lots of pictures on that first well-baby visit! I work in my children’s school doing health screenings because community involvement is important to me. I have also been involved with the Kaiser Permanente mentoring program known as Hippocrates Circle, which is a program that helps encourage young people to consider careers in health care.
I transferred from a large hospital to a small, outlying clinic called Playa Vista Medical Offices. I enjoy being able to just walk next door to confer with a colleague. I really believe in preventive medicine and educating my patients on healthy lifestyle choices. Health care is at its best when a physician and patient work together as partners.
Balancing family, parenting, and work is quite a challenge. My family is a priority, and I enjoy family campouts and cheering them on at their basketball games!