I grew up in rural Georgia, where health care was not easily accessible. Therefore, going to the doctor was a big deal and not done very often. This actually helped fuel my interest in medicine. I chose pediatrics specifically because I love kids and feel that being a pediatrician is one of the best jobs in the world. Nothing is better than a hug and a smile!
As a pediatrician at Kaiser Permanente, I am able to get to know my patients on a more personal level and develop trusting relationships with them and their families. I believe in partnering with parents to provide family-centered care.
I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, and I feel blessed to have them in my life. I like to shop and travel, but my greatest escape is into the pages of a good book. I love reading. It helps me unwind and step away from the stressors of life.I am also an avid sports fan and love Georgia teams, especially the Atlanta Falcons. Zumba is my exercise of choice.