My Philosophy

I believe that all patients, regardless of socioeconomic status or background, deserve the best medical care available. Dermatology is of special importance because your skin is your first impression, and I truly feel honored to help patients make that impression the best one possible. Working at Pacific Skin Institute affords me the opportunity to provide the highest level of medical and cosmetic dermatological care for adults and children. Our collaborative environment and commitment to research help to ensure that our patients benefit from the latest in dermatological innovation.

Clinical Interests

General Dermatology, but also:

  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Acne
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Food as Medicine
  • Wound Care
  • Cosmetic Dermatology

Degrees and Education

  • DNP, Samuel Merritt University, Oakland CA
  • BSN, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD
  • BA, Political Science, Public Policy, UC Los Angeles, Los Angeles California

Board Certifications

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center – Family Nurse Practice
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses

Professional Memberships

  • American Nurses Association
  • California Association for Nurse Practitioners
  • Sigma Theta Tau International
  • Society of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners