Dr. Emily Puukka-Clark says she chose family medicine because of the unique opportunity it provides to care for patients throughout all life stages. She enjoys being able to build meaningful and long-lasting relationships with her patients.
In her practice, she works with patients to help them achieve their best physical, mental and emotional health. She views her patients as partners in the medical decision making process and believes it is critical that each patient be heard and understood.
Dr. Puukka-Clark has a special interest and experience in geriatrics. She finds great satisfaction in helping older patients thrive and maintain the highest quality of life.
Dr. Puukka-Clark earned her medical degree from Oregon Health & Science University. She completed her residency in family medicine through the Providence Milwaukie Family Medicine Residency program. In addition, she holds a Master of Science degree in epidemiology from Stanford University.
A native Oregonian, Dr. Puukka-Clark enjoys spending time with her two children and husband, reading and living life in the Pacific Northwest.
Medical degree: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland