Specialty: Cardiology—Cardiovascular Disease, Board-certified
Sub Specialties: Cardiology—Cardiovascular Disease, Board-certified; Internal Medicine, Board-certified; Nuclear Cardiology, Board-eligible
Clinical Interests: Masters degree in Exercise Physiology, years of personal participation in amateur competition (running and triathlons), and long-time involvement with the American College of Sports Medicine provides unique background in area of exercise performance for health, fitness, and endurance performance.
Extensive experience with advanced exercise testing for patients who experience difficulty breathing, and athletes. (includes Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing and invasive exercise testing).
Have served end-tent medical support for Rock n Roll marathon and contributed to US Masters Swimming (magazine articles) and USA Swimming (task force) in the area of sports medicine.
21 years of Active Duty Army service including two deployments to Iraq.
Have volunteered medical support for local free medical clinics for homeless/disenfranchised individuals.
Prior to medical school, worked as Registered Nurse.
Other clinical interests include heart failure and pulmonary hypertension.
Languages: English, Interpreters available for other languages