525 Lilly Rd. NE
Olympia, WA 98506
Philosophy of Care
What I truly appreciate about being a primary care physician is that I have the opportunity to know people over time through all the ups and downs of their lives. I have patients that I’ve delivered as babies, and then — years later — I’ve helped their moms and dads when they needed geriatric care. Having a long-term relationship with my patients is at the core of my practice, and something I consider a true privilege.
University of California at Irvine
Mercy Medical Center, Denver, Colorado
I’m glad to say that there’s more attention than ever being focused on primary care, and that falls right into line with my interests. We’re seeing lots of evidence that strong primary care leads to both higher quality and lower costs — and what could be more important these days?
Family comes first with me. But a close second is getting together with friends and having conversations about anything, from the most trivial to the deepest philosophy. I suppose if I didn’t practice medicine, I’d be a fishing guide. You can’t beat the peacefulness of standing in a river.
Patient Ratings and Comments
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