Chief Medical Officer
Safford , AZ
“I love getting to know people and working with them to improve their health.”
I have truly enjoyed performing a full scope of family medicine in a small town for over 20 years. I love developing long term relationships with patients.
Family Practice Residency, St. Peter Hospital, Olympia Washington, June 1996 to June 1999
MD The University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1996, Tucson, Arizona
BA The University of Arizona 1992, Tucson Arizona, Biochemistry, Magna Cum Laude
AA Eastern Arizona College, 1990, Thatcher Arizona, Pre-Medical Sciences, Valedictorian
Chief Medical Officer - Optima Medical, April 2021-present
Partner and full-time Family Practice Physician in private practice at Mount Graham Family Practice, Safford Arizona. Full scope of outpatient care. Supervision of Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners. 2001-2021
Rural Health Clinic Interim Medical Director, No1them Cochise Community Hospital, Willcox Arizona, May 2020 to March 2021
Hospice Medical Director, Haven Hospice and Home Health, 2018-2019, Associate Director 2020-present
I love to travel. Most of my free time is spent with family or in volunteer service for my church.