Our Doctor and Physician Assistants specialize in asthma, allergy and immune related conditions.
David Elkayam, M.D. – Board Certified In Allergy and Immunology and Pediatrics
Dr. Elkayam is board certified in Allergy and Immunology and Pediatrics. He is a graduate of the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Dr. Elkayam served as Chief Resident at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and acquired his fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at the National Jewish Medical and Research Center (now known as NJH) in Denver, Colorado.
Martha Serven, PA-C – Nationally Certified Physician Assistant
Martha Serven is a Nationally Certified Physician Assistant. She did her undergraduate work at Washington University in St. Louis and her physician assistant training at the Medex Program at the University of Washington in Seattle. She has been with us since April 2000, and has over 12 years experience in Family Medicine.
Lisa Drinkwater, PA-C – National Certified Physician Assistant
Lisa Drinkwater is a Nationally Certified Physician Assistant. She did her undergraduate work at Western Washington University and physician assistant training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. Lisa had worked 6 years in Family Medicine in the greater Seattle area until joining us in February 2004.
Our staff takes great pride in providing professional and caring service to our patients. Please let us know if we’ve made your visit pleasant and informative. Asthma Education and management has been our core mission since 1988: we are confident that no one does it better!
To date, we have the distinction of having the only certified asthma educators in Whatcom County. This title (AE-C) means they have passed the Asthma 401 Asthma Educator’s Certification Examination after attending an eight-week teleclass in asthma theory and related teaching topics.
Our research department staff has attended the Clinical Research Coordinator Certification course (CCRC), a process by which the Association of Clinical Research Professionals validates, by predetermined standards, an individual’s qualification and knowledge based on current policies and procedures surrounding the Clinical Trials industry: FDA regulations and Good Clinical Practices.
Our front office coordinator is a Certified Professional Coder (CPC). A Certified Professional Coder has passed a coding certification examination sponsored by the American Academy of Professional Coders. This individual has achieved a certain level of knowledge and expertise in coding of services, procedures and diagnoses for physician practices.
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