All areas of general pulmonary medicine
Interstitial lung diseases, including sarcoidosis, pulmonary fibrosis and rheumatological lung diseases
Invasive evaluation of lung cancer and lung nodules, including endobronchial ultrasound and navigational bronchoscopy
Board Certified in Pulmonary Medicine, Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine
2017 Seattle Met "Top Doctors"
I have been actively involved in bringing minimally invasive lung nodule and lung cancer evaluation to EvergreenHealth. This includes new technologies such as endobronchial ultrasound and navigational bronchoscopy. These new technologies can allow simpler, safer, and more comprehensive evaluation. My other area of special interest is in interstitial lung diseases (ILD). This includes caring for people who have cough and shortness of breath due to pulmonary fibrosis, sarcoidosis, environmental lung diseases, and rheumatological lung disease.
I believe that people can feel empowered in making the right decisions in their healthcare when they have a clear understanding of their lung disease. I help people understand how the most up to date evidence in medicine can be used to improve their quality of life.
In my free time I enjoy exercise and outdoor activity with my wife and two young daughters. Together we have fun exploring the Pacific Northwest through hiking, skiing, kayaking, paddleboarding, and running (rain or shine!)
Michigan State University | East Lansing, MI
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