After medical school I began training in Internal Medicine, but felt the pull of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and gastrointestinal, liver and pancreatobiliary disease (“GI Pathology”), in particular. Following a residency and then a fellowship in GI Pathology at the Mayo Clinic and University of Washington, I served on staff at the Mayo Clinic for
As a senior pathologist, my goal is to optimize patient outcomes through subspecialty-level evaluation of biopsy and resection specimens, provide expert communication to patients and clinicians, and be a positive member of our diagnostic team.
While in medical school and residency training at the University of Minnesota, I rotated through most of the hospital systems in the Twin Cities area. After spending a few years completing fellowships at the Mayo Clinic and Johns Hopkins Hospital, I made returning to the area with my family a priority. Professionally, I most enjoy
The decisions pathologists make at the microscope can profoundly affect patients’ lives. I deeply appreciate that I am not just looking at a specimen but rather a part of a whole person depending on me for medical help. Before making a diagnosis, I review the patient’s chart to understand their clinical situation and why they
Your pathology guides your therapy. Life is not black and white and neither, sometimes, are choices in your medical care. My goal is to help provide patients with the most complete summary of their pathology so they can make the best decision for their situation. Our focus at HPA is whole person care, and while