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Medical School/Degree: SUNY Downstate Medical School
Hospital Affiliations: Orange Regional Medical Center, Catskill Regional Medical Center
Prior Experience: Jaffee Eye Associates, Middletown, NY
Residency: Ophthalmology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Internship: Internal Medicine, Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, NY
Undergraduate: Stanford University
Cornea/External disease, Refractive Surgery
Year Joined: 2011
What made you want to become a health care provider or what is your earliest memory of wanting to be one?
I chose medicine as a profession because it provided me the unique opportunity to combine my academic interest in science with a love of working with people.
What do you love most about your specialty? / Why did you choose your specialty?
What fascinated me most about ophthalmology was the ability to help certain patients who are legally blind, see.
How do you connect with your patients?
I strive to be compassionate and sympathetic to all my patients’ eye health concerns.
What are your interests outside of the office (hobbies, activities)?
Running, skiing, fishing and gardening with my children.
What is your advice for your patients?
Don’t rub your eyes