10 Things I Believe

  1. My patients let me into their lives and trust me with their care — which allows me to make a direct and positive impact on their health.
  2. Slowing down and listening always yields the best information and results.
  3. I can help best if I know who you are and what matters to you.
  4. It’s all about the relationship between doctor and patient.
  5. Taking the time to be thorough and connect the dots is essential to both getting and keeping people healthy.
  6. There is clear therapeutic value to knowing your doctor and the office staff are available whenever you need us.
  7. A primary care practice can be your true “medical home” — and the starting point for getting healthier.
  8. We can often avoid unnecessary tests, medications and extra health care visits by just having time for a thoughtful conversation.
  9. Questions are good — it’s how you understand a medical issue, ease your mind, and carve out your path to better health.
  10. The human body and retaining our health are complex. Often you do better with support and understanding — in a language that makes sense.