John is a passionate provider who aims to help each of his patients navigate the complexity of modern medicine. He maintains a relaxed office environment in which patients feel comfortable asking questions and participating in an open dialogue. He guides each patient to shape their decisions around what works best for their own unique lives, and is especially helpful in making contraceptive recommendations for men and women. Born overseas to expatriate parents, John has traveled widely, and is passionate about enjoying the present moment wherever he may be. He lives an active and balanced lifestyle, enjoying a broad range of outdoor activities including biking, running, kayaking, and hiking. He attended Yale for an undergraduate degree in Linguistics, and then UC Davis for his MD degree. John completed his residency at the Santa Rosa Family Medicine Residency program, and is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.