Steve is a Board-Certified anesthesiologist who specializes in office and dental anesthesia. He has been in clinical practice in Orange County, CA, for over 19 years.

    He is a Lecturer at the Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, Clinical Professor at the Western University of Health Sciences, and an Expert Consultant and Examiner for the California State Dental Board. Steve also is a Safety Inspector for the American Association for the Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgical Facilities (AAAASF). He lectures extensively throughout the country on patient safety issues. Steve is on the Medical Advisory Board of HealthFirst, Inc., and a Scientific Advisor for Vital Optics, Inc.

    Steve received his MD from USC and completed his postgraduate training at UCLA. His outside interests include hockey, snowboarding, and hiking in our National Parks with his wife and two children.