Q. Where are you originally from?
A. I was born in Zakopane, a small mountain resort in the south of Poland.
Q. Why did you choose medicine?
A. Ever since I was young, I've always had a passion for science. Biology and chemistry were my favorite subjects growing up. I also like the human aspect of science and the positive impact that it can have on my patients' lives.
Q. What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
A. When I'm not practicing medicine, I enjoy staying active. I like to bike, hike and ski. I also love to spend time with my family and travel.
Q. How do you feel about providing quality patient care?
A. Treatment of rheumatic diseases have improved significantly since I became a rheumatologist 25 years ago. I can offer my patients medications that can put their disease in complete remission and let them live a more active life. I also like to educate my patients about their disease and decide together what the best course of treatment is.
Q. Why are you glad to be a part of the OAA team?
A. Providing excellent care for my patients often requires a collaborative effort of many physicians. I am excited for my patients to benefit from the expertise of a team of physcians and surgeons that value quality care and know the importance of working together.