I headed into college with interests lying in engineering and with a love of aquatic hobbies on and below the ocean’s surface, thus embarking on a medical career seemed like no small undertaking. Little did I know, my pursuit of medicine would take me not only to the crystalline shores of the Caribbean but further still, to stormy London. After years of focusing on engineering, I redirected my love of problem solving and applied science to the more corporeal world of medicine. I wanted a field that would help me to work more directly with people not just equations. My grandparents encouraged me to explore my independence at an early age and such encouragement allowed me to thrive both personally and academically. Over time, my independence and self-sufficient nature drove me to test my limits and explore new opportunities. When my journey led me to Saint Maartin, life was a wh...
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...small extent, without heavy pharmaceutical or surgical intervention is a truly precious thing. Helping arthritic patients walk again, smokers quit, and diabetics attenuate their disease are all day-to-day things that we as physicians can enable patients to achieve.
In my future practice, I wish to operate with a holistic philosophy that strives to merge cutting edge therapies and information with the fundamentals of healthy living and strong doctor-patient relationships. I not only strive to help where I am able, but to empower patients with knowledge and the assistance they need to take an active role in their care. I am eager to learn, pick apart complex problems, and contribute to a skilled team. I hope to find an environment that will empower me with an opportunity to engage and challenge myself to become a more vital and dynamic member of the medical community.
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