Traffic Alert: On Monday, May 30, access to The Valley Hospital from the Linwood end of North Van Dien Avenue will be restricted from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. to allow for the Ridgewood Run 5K and 10K. Everyone coming to the hospital during that period should enter North Van Dien from East Glen Avenue.
DO, UMDNJ School Of Osteopathic Medicine, 1981 - 1985
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Critical Care Medicine, 1991 - 1992
Rutgers Medical School, Pulmonary Disease, 1989 - 1991
- Internship & Residency
Kennedy Memorial Hospital, Stratford, NJ, Internal Medicine, 1985 - 1986
Rutgers Medical School, Internal Medicine, 1986 - 1989
- Board Certifications
American Board Of Internal Medicine - Certified, 1989
Subspecialty Board Of Pulmonary Disease - Certified, 1991
Get to Know Me
What are some of the specific conditions you treat?
Some of the specific conditions that I treat are: interstitial lung disease or pulmonary fibrosis, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, lung cancer, lung nodule management, lung cancer screening, obstructive sleep apnea, pneumonia, and pleural effusion.
What techniques or procedures do you use in your practice?
Some of the techniques and procedures that I use in my practice are pulmonary function testing, thoracentesis, and bronchoscopy.
Describe some of your professional highlights.
I have been involved in direct patient care in the office and hospital setting, including intensive care units, since 1986. I have additional qualifications in quality assurance and utilization review and continue to participate in peer review processes.
What would you like patients to know about your approach to care?
My approach to patients is to first provide a welcoming and calm demeanor. I proceed methodically to reach a diagnosis and then discuss treatment options always respecting the patient's right to self-determination.
What inspired you to become a doctor?
My desire to help and care for those in need and to guide them through a difficult illness.
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