I decided to become a doctor during high school in the Chicago suburbs. I was accepted into the Honors Program in Medical Education at Northwestern University in Chicago, where I entered medical school after 2 years of undergraduate studies. After receiving my M.D. in 1986, I entered Ob/Gyn residency at the prestigious Prentice Women's Hospital as part of Northwestern University.
I returned to the suburbs to start my practice, where I have been for 30 years. In 2018, I stopped delivering babies (5000 was enough!) and limited my practice to gynecology including surgery. I have developed many modifications of traditional gyn surgeries to allow for faster recoveries and better chances for success in my patients. I have also learned how to assess and manage many conditions that affect women's health by listening to each patient's unique story and finding the medical or surgical treatment that will best accomplish her goals. I have been honored to be selected to the Best Doctors in Chicago, Best Doctors for Women and U.S. News and World Report's Best Doctors several times over the last 15 years.
It is this experience and expertise that I am excited to bring to Georgia as I wind down my practice in Chicago. When my wife, Shannon, and I took the youngest of our 4 children to college at UGA, we went to look at places for a second home, and fell in love with the Lake Oconee area. As we grow the practice here, we will be spending more time, eventually making this our full time home. We love the active lifestyle that living in this beautiful part of the country allows and enjoy the company of the wonderful people that live here.