Philosophy towards patients:

“I have a deep passion for caring for people afflicted with rheumatologic diseases. Having a rheumatologic condition can be quite overwhelming. My goal is to provide you with knowledge about your disease, discuss treatment options and ultimately listen to your desires. My mission is to provide you with the utmost quality care.”

Fast facts:

  • Board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and Sub-specialty of Rheumatology
  • Presented research work at national and international conferences, including the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting and the Systemic Sclerosis World Congress
  • Published article in The Rheumatologist

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science from the University of Akron, graduated Summa Cum Laude
  • Medical Doctorate (MD) from Northeast Ohio Medical University
  • Internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • Fellowship in Rheumatology at Drexel University College of Medicine/Hahnemann University Hospital, served as the chief rheumatology fellow