I view my role as a patient-educator; taking time to understand my patients' views and the impact of disease on them, then working as a patient-physician team to make medical decisions together.
MD, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Wash., 1995-99
Internal medicine internship and residency, University of Washington Department of Internal Medicine, Seattle, Wash., 1999-2003; dermatology residency, University of Washington Division of Dermatology, Seattle, Wash., 2004-07
Complementary medicine interests:
Windsurfing, gardening, cake decorating, skiing, and my family