A: I attended Penn State University for my undergraduate degree in Biology. For my medical education, I attended the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, (formerly known as UMDNJ-SOM) where I also completed a residency in Family Medicine.
Q: Why did you choose to become a doctor?
A: I enjoy being a generalist who gets to work with many different aspects of medicine.
Q: Why did you choose to practice in an open access primary care practice?
A: I enjoy meeting with and learning about my patients, and working to improve the health of the community.
Q: What unique skills do you possess?
A: I am fluent in Mandarin Chinese. I also used to fix my classmates’ computers back when I was still in medical school.
Q: Describe your day to day activities, priorities and tasks. What do you like best?
A: The best day is when the team works together and everything flows smoothly along.
Q: What accomplishments are you most proud of?
A: I am proud to have become part of a challenging and engaging profession.
Q: What are the key challenges of this field of medicine? How is it changing?
A: The key challenge is the very fact that medicine is changing, constantly. There is always more to learn and understand.
Q: If you couldn’t be a doctor, what would you be doing?
A: Prior to becoming a doctor, I was working in the pharmaceutical and bio-tech industry, and probably I’d be there still. However, compared with my prior work, I feel it is much more satisfying to be up close to your patients, where you can get to know them personally.
Q: What makes working at Care Station special?
A: Care Station has a system of good people that work together better than any I have seen so far.
Q: Why should patients choose Care Station for their primary care?
A: Care Station is an organization with a fantastic mission and philosophy behind it.
Q: Tell us a little something about yourself.
A: I was born in California, but our family moved when I was about 1 year-old, so I mostly grew up in Southeastern Pennsylvania.
Q: How do you like to spend your free time?
A: I enjoy traveling and spending time with friends and family. I also enjoy bicycling and hiking as well as board games.