Dr. Lahtinen graduated from Brigham Young University in 1985 with a B.S. in nutrition. He attended the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and completed his internship at Botsford General Hospital in 1990. He attended and completed the residency program at the Medical College of Virginia/Virginia CommonWealth University in 1992. Dr. Lahtinen joined The Doctors’ Clinic in 1992 with a specialty in musculoskeletal manipulations, dealing with the spine and back and has built his reputation in restorative care. He is Board Certified through the American Board of Family Medicine and holds memberships in the Spokane Medical Society, American Osteopathic Association, American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Medical Association. Dr. Lahtinen received a Fellowship from the American Academy of Family Physicians for his work in Family Practice over the years. His medical interests are in musculoskeletal injuries, nutrition and whole family care. He enjoys interacting with his patients, is interested in music, sports and computers.
Dr. Piper graduated from Kansas University
Medical School and did his post-medical training
at Sacred Heart Hospital here in Spokane. Upon
completing his medical training, Dr. Piper joined
the Air Force as a general medical officer and has
brought his training as a veteran of the military
services to our clinic. Dr. Piper joined The
Doctors’ Clinic in 1973. His interests are
preventative medicine, emotional well being and
managing chronic diseases. He enjoys his
relationships with his patients, the ability to make
a positive difference in people’s lives and the
variety of family practice.
Dr. Piper supports the arts, has a curiosity about
the world, is very creative and enjoys improving
personal relationships in his spare time
Rebecca graduated from University of Washington School of Medicine Physician Assistant program in 2008 after spending many years as an EMT Intermediate for rural ambulances, volunteer firefighter and Emergency Room tech at Holy Family Hospital. She joined us in December 2009 after work in community health, chronic pain management and preventative health. She currently serves as Region 1 Director for the WAPA and member of AAPA as well as regional faculty for the EMS training counsel. She holds the distinction as a BLS/ACLS instructor and she loves to teach. Rebecca’s interests include outdoor survival skills including wilderness medicine, camping, hiking, and canoeing. She also plays the piano and enjoys the fine arts of sculpting and painting. The mother of five boys, she and her husband are very active with the Boy Scouts of America. Rebecca’s also fluent in French, understands some German and enjoyed living in Europe.
Carly graduated from University of Washington School of Medicine Physician Assistant program in 2012 after spending many years as a Critical Care Technician and Emergency Medical Technician in Colorado. She joined The Doctors’ Clinic in October 2015 after work with Orthopedics and Spine Surgery. She enjoys sports medicine and is comfortable with chronic disease management. Carly's interests include hockey, snowboarding and swimming. The mother of one precious little girl, she and her husband are very active with hiking and are avid dog lovers. She's open and accepting new patients and is looks forward to meeting new people.
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Joe earned his Master’s degree from University of Washington School of Medicine Physician Assistant program in 2016. He earned a Bachelor’s degree from Weber State University in Nuclear Medicine 2014 and an Associate’s degree from Boise State University Radiologic Science in 2002. Joe is BCS/ACLS certified. His medical interests include preventative medicine and men’s health. Joe worked in radiology for 14 years and has extensive experience. He is a loving husband and father of 3 children. Some of his other interests include the outdoors, camping and sports. Joe is also an avid fly fisherman and is very active in his children’s recreational activities.