Since I was 7 years old, I dreamed of helping others by becoming a doctor. I had an innate desire to help others feel better and overcome sickness. I grew up watching my grandmother use multiple home remedies to make our whole family (including our dogs) feel better. I never understood the science behind her methods, but they intrigued me. As I became older, I was on a quest to heal everyone around me. I sought to learn everything I could about evidence-based medicine and alternatives to heal anyone experiencing sickness or disease.
This passion for seeing the people around me live full, vibrant, and energetic lives led me to pursue practicing medicine as my profession. I chose to become a physician for children and adults because I wanted to understand comprehensive care across the full spectrum of life.
My quest for knowledge to provide the best patient care led me to an educational pathway in the following areas.
For over a decade of practicing medicine my passion as a doctor is focused on nutrition and health outcomes. I love guiding patients to live longer and experience an active lifestyle through healthy food options and eating habits.
Along with serving my patients with the highest level of care, I am also a wife and mother. Our family enjoys the outdoors here in Florida and we love staying active.
“I believe that the quality of our lives directly impacts the relationships around us. I have made it my mission to help the patients that I have the privilege of serving to maximize their life and relationships through optimal health.”
I invite you to schedule a consult with me to discover why Island Health Concierge Medicine is the right fit for you.
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Internal Medicine Physicians, sometimes known as Internists or Doctors of Internal Medicine, are experts in complexity. As an internist, I specialize in adult medicine, and I am specially trained to:
I pride myself on providing comprehensive patient care. I build life-long relationships with adult patients, and my recommendations are based on each patient’s unique situation.
Internal medicine physicians see the big picture. Our deep training and knowledge of the entire human body and its organ systems gives us a unique perspective of how everything works in unison. We analyze, consider, and make connections from multiple data sets, and identify solutions for optimal health outcomes.
Internal medicine physicians are known as the “doctor’s doctor” because they are often called upon by other medical professionals for their ability to connect the dots and help solve problems. Their expertise makes them vital to both patients and medical professionals.
“When Your Physician is Overworked Your Health Concerns May Be Overlooked.”
What I do as your pediatrician:
As your pediatrician, I will see your baby many times from birth to age 2 and annually from age 2 to age 5 for “well-child visits.” After age 5, I will likely see your child every year for annual checkups. I will be the first person to call whenever your child is sick. In caring for your child, I will:
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