I spent my childhood in Long Island’s south shore and worked as a clam digger until I finished medical school. While completing my residency in OB/GYN, I went for an interview in Charleston in September 1980. The breathtaking beauty of the Low Country convinced me to take a job here in June 1981, and I’ve never regretted it since. Over the course of my career, I’ve been practicing at Roper and St. Francis hospitals, and I had the honor of serving as the Department’s Chairman until my retirement in July 2022. My wife, Randi, and I have four children and two grandchildren. In my free time, I enjoy volunteering and pursuing my hobbies, which include fishing and collecting antique English Cameo glass perfume bottles. Randi and I were fortunate enough to attend the second Charleston Jazz Orchestra concert after she ran into Jack McCray, and we’ve been season subscribers ever since.