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Hi I'm Jeromy

I treat chronic pain, I'm a fun dad and a lucky husband, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

By day, I perform anesthesia in operating rooms and treat chronic pain in a busy clinic. After work, I share my time with a wonder wife who loves college football, a son who knows more about astronomy and sea life then I do, and a daughter who loves to laugh and is never at a loss for stories to share about her friends and her school day. For me, this is heaven on Earth and I could not ask for more.

Why I am a Mormon

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has been my anchor throughout my life as I've sought for direction about the course I should follow and meaning into my existence and the purposes of this life. Through following the teachings of the scriptures and living prophets, I have developed a personal relationship with my Savior, Jesus Christ, and with God, my Father in Heaven. Their influence brings daily peace. This peace is one of the most valuable gifts I have received from God. The peace that comes with knowing that Heavenly Father loves me and that I am a child of God. The peace that comes from knowing that even though I am not perfect, God sent Jesus Christ to be my Savior to help me to grow each day and overcome my weaknesses. Peace in knowing that God loves me and cares about me personally. He cares about my daily struggles. He cares about my family. He wants us to be happy in this life and through Him, we can be together as a family forever. I am so grateful for the peace the Lord so mercifully offers to me and to all his children who come to him, seeking refuge from the storms and trials of this life. Peace, not as the world offers, but true peace from a loving Father in Heaven who really does care.

How I live my faith

Each day, I meet people who suffer from chronic pain. I listen intently to their stories and how their pain impacts their lives. So often, these are wonderful people who were living normal lives when suddenly, of no fault of their own, their daily routines were interrupted by pain. The physical pain is often accompanied by emotional pain as each seeks for someone to "fix" them so they can return to their previous lives. Many search for meaning into their suffering. Some are abandoned by former friends and family members who cannot comprehend what they are are experiencing and in frustration, withdrawal rather than embracing the patient's struggles and challenging needs. They want so desperately to be "fixed"....to be healed. The Savior was a healer. When he walked the Earth, he relieved pain and cured diseases. He had the power to relieve not only physical pain, but through his atonement, he also healed emotional pain such that many were made truly whole both inwardly and outwardly. I know I cannot "fix" patients like the Savior did, but all that I have to offer, I give to my patients. A listening ear and taking extra time to listen can be priceless treasures to a patient who has been abandoned by friends and suffers alone. Advise and treatments from decades of study and training. Honesty in the limits we face together but also hope that there can be better days to come. I have noticed that patients who have a strong faith in God appear to bear this great burden with greater patience and emotional strength. I believe that God is helping to support them through their trials. I know he loves them and cares about them in their suffering. When they seek him, he offers them peace and strength. Jesus Christ lives, and just as he did during his Earthly ministry, he still offers healing to those in need. He can comfort the lonely and hopeless. He can empower the weak of heart. All this he offers freely. The Savior is my example of a perfect healer.