Larinda is a physician assistant specializing in medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatological services. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE, before earning her Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies through the Interservice Physician Assistant Program.
Concurrently serving in the US Army Reserves, Larinda is also an aeromedical physician assistant tasked with maintaining the health and wellness of the aviation crew during missions.
Her memberships include the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, the Society of Army Physician Assistants, and the Society of US Army Flight Surgeons.
When it comes to her treatment philosophy, Larinda values getting to know her patients and forming long-term relationships. She wants her patients to feel as though she fully understands them and their condition.
She recognizes that every patient is different and requires a unique approach. Therefore, she will work with you to create a treatment plan that suits your individual needs and lifestyle.
In her free time, Larinda enjoys skiing and spending time with her family. With two children involved in team sports, she lives an active lifestyle with them, attending their games, going hiking and exploring the great Pacific Northwest.
Be on the lookout, as you may spot her with her family in the many state and federal parks in this region.