I was raised in La Jolla, California. Several family members are scientists including both parents and eldest sister. I have a sister in the Bay Area who is a realtor.
My wife is a pediatric Otolaryngologist at Stanford University. We are blessed with three children. I am interested in General Gastroenterology, Endoscopy, and teaching.

Clinical Focus

  • Gastroenterology

Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Stanford Healthcare (2017 - Present)

Honors & Awards

  • Gastroenterology & Hepatology Division Teaching Award, Stanford University (2018-2019)
  • Chief Resident, University of Iowa (2012-2013)
  • Arnold P. Gold "Humanism & Excellence in Teaching Award", University of Iowa (2011-2012)
  • Full Scholarship for MME, University of Iowa - Internal Medicine Department (2010-2012)
  • Arnold P. Gold "Humanism & Excellence in Teaching Award", University of Iowa (2010-2011)
  • Graduated Cum Laude Operae Causa (Distinction in Service), University of Michigan (2009)
  • Magna Cum Laude and Honors in Biochemistry, University of Arizona (2002)
  • Outstanding Senior Award, University of Arizona (2002)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations

  • Ethics Committee, AGA (2017 - Present)
  • Member, ACP (2017 - Present)
  • Member, ACG (2013 - Present)
  • Member, ASGE (2013 - Present)
  • Member, AGA (2013 - Present)

Professional Education

  • Fellowship, University of Iowa, Gastroenterology & Hepatology (2016)
  • Chief Residency, University of Iowa, Chief Residency Internal Medicine (2013)
  • Residency, University of Iowa, Internal Medicine Residency (2012)
  • Masters, University of Iowa, Medical Education (2012)
  • M.D., University of Michigan, Medical School (2009)
  • Board Certification: Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine (2016)
  • Masters, Harvard Divinity School, Theological Studies (2007)
  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2012)
  • MS1-2, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine (2005)
  • Medical Education:University of Michigan School of Medicine (2009) MI
  • B.S., University of Arizona, General Biology with Honors in Biochemistry (2002)


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