Undergraduate and graduate Degrees in nutrition, Medical Degree from University of Washington, received board certification in Family
Medicine following Residency and Fellowship at UCLA.

Practiced ER medicine, Chronic Wound and Hyperbaric Medicine, and helped start a hospitalist program while practicing Functional Medicine in Primary care since 1998 in Ashland Oregon through 2023. He was awarded the Innovators Award by Metagenics in 2018, and the Linus Pauling Award from The Institute for Functional Medicine in 2019.