Though born on the West Coast, I grew up in rural central Pennsylvania. I went on to complete my college degree and medical training in Cincinnati, Ohio, then completed an additional year of training as a chief resident at Loma Linda University Eye Institute in Southern California. I am happy to be practicing with Northwest Permanente.
As a comprehensive ophthalmologist and cataract surgeon, I diagnose and treat ocular conditions such as cataracts, ocular trauma, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic eye disease. My specific interests include performing cataract surgery, including the use of premium lenses, and treating such conditions as dry eye, uveitis, and thyroid eye disease. I perform ocular lasers and injections. I have had additional training in oculoplastic procedures and treat common eyelid concerns such as droopy eyelids and lesion removals. I also perform Botox injections for facial spasms or cosmesis. My patient care philosophy is to provide up-to-date evidence-based care, tailored to each patient’s unique background and needs. I want to work with my patients to help them achieve their best sight.
I enjoy cooking and eating at home, sampling delicious locally roasted coffee, trying new restaurants, hiking with my husband, and making trips to national parks whenever possible. My husband and I feel fortunate to live close to family in the Pacific Northwest.