September 30, 2018

It's not the easiest thing to come to see the doctor. Many patients have told me that it scares them because they feel as if I will add a medication that may further complicate their lives. Instead of writing a prescription, I ask "What would you like to do to make you...

September 23, 2018

 Excerpt from The Write Prescription: Finding the "Right" Spiritual Dosage to Overcome Any Obstacle

August 22, 2010

Dear Journal,

Last week was very interesting for me. I took my first test. I didn’t do as well as I had thought. I expected to get a similar grade as I woul...

September 16, 2018

I recently started working at a new clinic in Arlington, VA, which has been a great experience so far. Of course, with a new job comes lots of new patients. An interesting trend I am finding are patients who have not seen doctors in years…and for some in a few decades....

September 9, 2018

This morning I woke up to dozens of social media posts discussing Serena Williams' US open loss. Her words, “I don’t cheat to win, I rather lose” were posted on numerous pages. Some people were praising Serena while others were in disbelief that something like this cou...

November 9, 2017


It’s November now! It’s hard to believe that this year has zoomed by so fast. As the weather and seasons change, it’s time to get ready for the holidays!

For those who love the holiday season like me, this time of year may be thrilling! Others may find it hard becau...

October 12, 2017

The statistics don't lie. Breast cancer is real and develops in 1 in every 8 women in the U.S. within their lifetime.  It is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in American women. But breast cancer is not just a disease of women. It can affect men too with 1 in 1...

October 6, 2017

OCTOBER 6th is

National Depression Screening Day!

As you may have noticed, one of my favorite topics is mental health. As a practicing family doctor, majority of the patient sessions come back to our mental health. Many suffer from sadness, depression, fear, anxiety, and...

October 3, 2017

In these times of natural and man-made disasters, it is easy to fall victim to severe sadness, depression, and anxiety. Yet, it is hard to find a place of gratitude. Is there any happiness in the world? Will we just be healing ourselves now only to find more sadness ju...

September 26, 2017

I have heard a question countless times in the office that comes up each year when the new flu shot is out. You may have asked this question yourself: Does the flu shot cause you to have the flu? The truth is the flu shot does not give the actual flu, but can protect y...

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