My Philosophy

Your skin is your body’s largest organ, and definitely one of the most important! It is your first line of defense and your protective barrier against the outside world. By design, your skin is functionally diverse and dynamic in how it serves and protects you, which is why I believe that your skincare should also be diverse and dynamic, as well. I fundamentally believe that any skin care you receive needs to be tailored specifically to you and your skin’s needs, because your skin is just as unique as you are! As such, I greatly value and practice a patient-centered care approach to skin health because I well understand and appreciate that no one knows your skin better than you do, so I look forward to getting to know you and teaming up with you so that together we can ensure that you receive the highest quality skin care and treatment that you deserve.

Clinical Interests

General Medical Dermatology for adult and pediatric patients of all ages and ethnicities, including care and treatments for the following:
  • Acne
  • Alopecia
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Disorders (Psoriasis, SLE, Vitiligo & others)
  • Drug & Allergic Skin Reactions
  • Holistic & Integrative Skin Health & Wellness
  • Rosacea
  • Skin Cancer: Screening, Prevention & Treatment
  • Skin Infections: Bacterial, Fungal, Viral & Parasitic

Degrees and Education

  • MHS, Master of Health Services, U.C. Davis, Sacramento, CA
  • BS, Exercise Biology, U.C. Davis, Davis, CA

Board Certifications

  • Physician Assistant Certified, recognized by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)

Professional Memberships

  • Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA)
  • California Dermatology Physician Assistant Society
  • California Academy of Physician Assistants (CAPA)
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)