What inspires you about the practice of medicine?
The constant learning involved in medicine and the opportunity to pass that knowledge along to patients, their families, and medical students.
What motivated you to choose your specialty?
I chose pediatrics because I love working with children. Their positive and innocent nature is something I look forward to each day. Pediatrics allows me to practice preventative medicine and practice anticipatory guidance.
What do you consider the single greatest advance in your field?
Vaccines – They have helped prevent diseases and even cancer.
Why do you enjoy being an independent physician?
Establishing a relationship with my patients and their parents as newborns to adulthood.
What initiatives in your practice are you most proud of?
We provide fluoride to our patients during health checks in an effort to prevent dental cavities and promote healthy dental care.