About This ProviderPrint
Why did you become a physician/provider?
I have admired the medical team since I was very young. I have also cultivated a passion for both science and interpersonal relationships. My choice to become a physician assistant was an incredibly fulfilling way to incorporate two of my greatest interests: service to people and lifelong learning!
What qualities best describe the care you provide your patients?
My approach to healthcare can be described as lighthearted, flexible, personalized, comprehensive, and most importantly compassionate!
Being a healthcare provider, what drives/motivates you each day?
As a physician assistant, I am given the privilege of helping patients build healthier lives. Each time a patient of mine walks into the clinic, he or she is placing trust in me. With this in mind, I
am motivated to ensure that patients feel comfortable returning to my office whenever care is
needed. This is accomplished by caring for a patient as if he or she were family and providing
the best care to every patient, every time.
What is the most important message you would like to share with your patients? What would you like your patients to know about you?
As a primary care provider, I put a lot of heart into what I do. I firmly believe that in order to
provide a personalized care plan, I must first get to know the patient! I promise to cultivate a
compassionate and professional interpersonal relationship with each of my patients because it
ensures the best care, every time. In addition to this, I love being able to follow patients from the
cradle through adulthood and appreciate the milestones right along with them! I truly enjoy
getting to know people, and I am thrilled at the chance to help my patients create happier,
Des Moines University MS in PA Studies
National Commission of Physician Assistants Certification