~ A compassionate general surgeon who not only cares about a patient's surgical needs but also their overall health and well being. Ensures patients are well informed and all their questions have been answered prior to any type of surgery. ~ Has been in practice since 1997. ~ Advanced Trauma Life Support course director and instructor since 1995. ~ Master of Science in Infectious Disease ~ Credentialed at Surgery Center of Anchorage and Alaska Surgery Center in addition to Providence Alaska Medical Center and Alaska Regional Hospital. ~ One of the few female general surgeons in Anchorage. ~ Enjoys the great outdoors of Alaska including hiking, biking, kayaking and skiing.