The foundation of primary care is prevention. Preventive medicine has been my passion throughout my career. Always looking for a better way to provide these services for my patients, it has been frustrating to live within the confines of the traditional practice of medicine. I have 30 plus years of experience and am excited to be able to offer my patients individualized and personalized care, all while having my undivided attention.
I first moved to the Lewes/Rehoboth area when I was 17 years old. I found that I was pulled toward the medical field after working many years as a Lifeguard with the Rehoboth Beach Patrol, providing emergency first aid services. I still remember receiving a call from my father, while at work, telling me that I had been accepted to medical school. In fact, he was so impressed that the school had sent me a personalized letter that read: “Welcome to Jeff” (really it meant “Welcome to Jefferson Medical College”).
After four years of medical school in Philadelphia and three years of family medicine residency at the Medical Center of Delaware (Christiana Care), I finally opened my first practice in 1991 in Rehoboth Beach. Fast Forward to today, my partners and I have been able to build the largest and most successful primary care practice in Sussex County, something I am extremely proud of and grateful for.
My wife and I live in Lewes with our dog Rhett. We enjoy spending time on the water, as there is nothing like the feeling of freedom leaving the confines of the shore and heading out in to the Atlantic for some fresh air. I am an avid woodworker; I have always loved building things and have recently tried to master woodturning.
All of these experiences have molded the way I practice medicine. Utilizing my engineering background daily as I solve problems to both diagnose and prevent disease. I look forward to being your personal physician and working together to help you be the healthiest version of yourself.
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Clinical Instructor, Department of Family Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University 2000-present CEO and President, Mid-Atlantic Family Practice 2011-present Board Chairman, Delmarva Health Network 2013-2016 Certified Physician Executive, American Association for Physician Leadership