Terry Kinney, Physician Assistant

 Sitka 

Terry Kinney, Physician Assistant

Specialty 

Behavioral Health, Psychiatry

Certification 

Certified as a physician assistant by the National Commission for the Certification of Physician Assistants with a certificate of added qualifications in psychiatry

Education 

Terry attended the University of Washington in Seattle, where he earned his physician assistant credential through the University of Washington School of Medicine’s MEDEX program and also earned a Bachelor of Clinical Health Services degree. In addition, he holds a licensed practical nurse credential earned at Clover Park Technical College in Lakewood, Wash. Before moving to Sitka, Terry worked in Bethel practicing primary care and psychiatry with the  Bethel Family Clinic. Prior to moving to Alaska, Terry worked as a psychiatric physician assistant at Shasta County Mental Health and for psychiatrist Dr. Thomas Andrews, both in Redding, Calif., and for Frontier Village Family Health Care in Red Bluff, Calif. He also has worked as a psychiatric nurse at Western State Hospital in Steilacoom, Wash., and Pierce County Behavioral Health in Tacoma. Terry is working as a mental health midlevel practitioner at the Haa Toowóo Náakw Hít outpatient behavioral health clinic in Sitka.

Special Interests: 

Terry said he loves working with the severely mentally ill patients as well as all the other psychiatric patients. He also enjoys hiking, golf, waterskiing, fishing, hunting, ranching and gardening.