“I believe one of my strongest attributes as a physician is that I am not afraid to open myself up and emotionally connect with my patients. I take the time to listen to their concerns and explain their medical situations in simple terms. I next assure them with confidence that one way or another, I will make sure they get the care they need to help them overcome their problem.”
“What I enjoy most about my career is hearing patients...more
“It is an exciting time to be in the field of gastroenterology. New technology has made it possible for us to help people by treating disease and preventing cancer like never before. We are using advanced electronic pills that people swallow to make diagnosis deep in the intestine. We have leading-edge endoscopic tools that enable us to remove polyps that one day may have turned into cancer. Sometimes we are able to spare people traditional...more
"I have had the opportunity to teach countless Physicians-in-training and Medical Students for more than 20 years. It has been truly rewarding to show them the many nuances of gastrointestinal disease, the newest cutting edge technology, and many other skills involved in the practice of medicine. Out of all of that, the most important thing I hope that I have taught them is to put patients first......always. It is the heart...more
"In the past, patients have told me that I make them feel comfortable. I believe this is the basis for effective communication. Communication between the patient and the provider is crucial in order to develop the most effective and comprehensive treatment plan.
Since I was a child, I have always been interested in the healthcare field. While pursuing my first undergraduate degree, my favorite part of my internship was interacting with...more