Is medicine more of an art than a science? In the field of plastic surgery, it is a collaboration of the two that produces the most natural and successful results. At a young age I excelled at art with natural talents in drawing and sculpting but I knew that I would go to medical school to use my hands to help others.It was during my first week of medical school that I discovered this harmonious balance of science and art with my introduction into the discipline of plastic surgery.
After undergoing more than nine years of surgical training, I decided to give something back. With careful consideration of what organization could best use my services, I offered my surgical expertise to Operation Smile for a year to change the lives of those born in India with cleft lip and palate. Prior to moving to the San Diego area, I was an assistant professor of surgery teaching the next generation of plastic surgeons and expanding my practice. Initially specializing in pediatric plastic surgery,
TouchMD is a revolutionary web portal that is changing the way in which patients interact with their doctors. It converts the pre-consult days into educational opportunities, greatly enhancing the doctor-patient interaction and creating a personalized and secure internet portal for the patient to review their own consultation.