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In 2003, I joined the radiology group at Kaiser Oakland and Richmond after twelve years in private practice in the East Bay. I have been fortunate to remain involved in most of diagnostic radiology but with a special interest in obstetrical ultrasound and image-guided biopsies. At Kaiser Permanente, I am re-energized by the cooperation and optimism in our department and by the generally happy and energetic physicians throughout the medical center. I feel lucky to practice radiology here.
Raised in Michigan, I studied physics in college, and, after a short stint in graduate school, entered medical school. I love science, but as my career evolves I come to treasure more the personal interactions in medicine. Outside interests include my wife and two children, literature, carpentry, and exercise in various forms. I am uncertain what light my love of tennis sheds on radiology, but I have found that other interests do complement a medical career. I believe more strongly every year that exercise and fitness promote health and happiness as much as any medical intervention or medication. Before children restricted my itineraries, I traveled whenever possible; now I go camping and to t-ball.
I perform many of the guided biopsies in our department (lung, body, breast) and enjoy talking to people and their families on what can be a stressful biopsy day. If you are scheduled for a biopsy, please take a moment to review some biopsy information I have included in the left column. If you have any questions about a study I may do in radiology, please call me in the department.
Here are some links for exercise information you may find interesting:
Physical Activity - Every Move Matters!
Preventing Sports Injuries
Body Mass Index & Your Lifestyle for Adults
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