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Lylith Grody-Pantinkin, MD

Interim Medical Director, Haines Health Center

Specialty: Family Medicine

Location: Haines →

Certification: American Board of Family Medicine

Education & Experience:

Dr. Grody-Patinkin earned her Medical Doctorate degree from the Medical School for International Health (a collaboration between the Columbia University Medical Center in New York City and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Beer-Sheva, Israel). She also completed a residency in family medicine at the University of New Mexico. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Grody-Patinkin served as a community health aide trainer with the Norton Sound Health Corp. in Nome. Prior to moving to Haines, she worked as a family physician for SEARHC in Sitka and Hoonah.

Special Interests:

Dr. Grody-Patinkin’s medical interests include women’s health and family planning, preventive health and palliative care. She also enjoys anything outdoors with her dogs, cross-country, and backcountry skiing, hiking, biking everywhere, gardening, and she hopes to start sea kayaking.