I am a primary care general internist, addiction medicine provider, and public medical consultant passionate about quality improvement and health equity. I currently serve as a Medical Consultant in the Division of Quality and Population Health at the California Department of Health Care Services.
In my clinical practice, I am a primary care general internist and addiction specialist at Highland Hospital in Oakland, California. My professional focuses include promoting health equity, expanding access to care for substance use disorders, and integrating addiction services into primary care. I am the site Director of the UCSF Addiction Medicine Fellowship at Alameda Health System and also an active member of the California Society of Addiction Medicine.
I previously served as Division Chief of Primary Care at Highland Hospital and was Founding Medical Director of the Buprenorphine Induction Clinic. I am a proud graduate of the UCSF primary care internal medicine residency track at San Francisco General Hospital and the California Health Care Foundation Leadership Program.