I practice at Intermountain Healthcare's Southridge Pediatrics, a group of doctors, clinicians and staff located in the Salt Lake City, Utah area. Our clinic is located on the campus of Riverton Hospital.
Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 2007-2010
Professional Membership or Societies
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Medical Association
Utah Medical Association
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Last Updated: February 13th, 2012
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