Being a pediatrician is truly the best job in the world!
It is so much more than colds, ear infections and “stomach bugs”. While I enjoy helping children feel better it is even more rewarding keeping them healthy! In raising children I believe that often there is no “right” answer to many of the parenting questions. I will offer my expertise, both professional and personal, but raising a child is individual. I will partner with you to make the best decisions for both you and your child. I am in the midst of the craziness of raising three young children. I can often say “I’ve been there!”
I am a life long resident of the great state of Wisconsin. I grew up in Burlington and went to UW-LaCrosse to study Biomedical Sciences. I met my husband while working as an EMT in Milwaukee. I went to medical college at Medical College of Wisconsin and completed residency at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. After residency I spent two years as a hospitalist in the Intensive Care Unit and five years working in the Emergency Room at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, honing my skills in caring for acute problems and injuries. With this experience I can say that I’m not bad at removing the odd bead or corn kernel from your child’s ear or nose!
As a teenager I watched my younger sister suffer the ravages of childhood cancer. Due to the amazing care she received at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin twenty years ago she is now a thriving, healthy adult. Though terrifying at the time it sparked an interest and I am honored to be a pediatrician at the very same hospital that saved her life so long ago.