What are your specialties and certifications?
Why did you go into medicine? Why did you choose your particular field?
I have a desire to help people and to build relationship with entire families
in rural settings.
What do you love about practicing medicine?
I love my relationships with my patients.
"I have a desire to help people and to build relationship with entire
families in rural settings."
What is your philosophy of care?
My philosophy of care is to prioritize medications and treatment for each
What do you most want people to know about the way you practice medicine?
The patient is the ultimate decision maker.
What can your patients expect during an appointment?
Clarification of diagnoses and treatments.
What do you wish you could tell every patient (and they would actually
do) and why?
I only give advice. The patient is the ultimate decision maker on their
care and compliance.
What have your patients taught you?
Far more than medical school.
Who is someone you admire, and why?
Winston Churchill, right man at the right time.
Where did you grow up?
What brought you to the Bitterroot Valley?
What do you enjoy about living and working in a small community like ours?
The weather and the people.
"My patients have taught me far more than medical school."
Living in such a close-knit community, how do you create a successful work–life balance?
I haven’t figured it out yet.
What are some of your non-professional interests and favorite hobbies?
Golf, bird hunting and good food and wine.
Is there anything about you that might surprise people?
Nothing. I’m as boring as I seem.
What would be your personal motto?
The Golden Rule.
Do you have pets?
I have two dog.