I always knew I wanted to be a provider of some kind. I loved being in a health care setting, even if that was just taking care of my dad after he had surgery. When I was in school, I had a rotation in hematology oncology and I loved it. Also, while I was in graduate school, I was a patient at Fred Hutch. It was for reconstructive arm surgery after I had a bone tumor in my left arm. The care I received was different than the care I received anywhere else, and I was very impressed with my surgeon and staff. I want to be that kind of provider I had looked up to.
I really hope they feel at peace with me and that they can come to me with whatever symptoms they're feeling or anything that's going on with them, even emotionally. I want to be the best resource possible to patients, and I hope they feel a calming presence when I'm in the room and that they know I'm doing my best to take care of them.
Area of clinical practice
Blood and Marrow Transplantation
I am a certified physician assistant who sees patients at the South Lake Union Clinic and UW Medical Center – Montlake.
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