Dr. Lynda McKinnon is a board certified physician specializing in Family Medicine with over 33 years of experience in her field. Originally from Canada, she is fluent in English and proficient in French. Dr. McKinnon graduated from McGill University Medical School in Montreal and completed her residency at Ottawa Family Practice Residency in her nation’s capital. She is board certified in Family Medicine and is a Fellow of the Canadian College of Family Medicine. McKinnon has worked with seniors throughout her career as a Family Medicine practitioner and entered the healthcare profession because of her commitment and passion to help others. She admits that the best part of her job is getting to know her patients and their families. Her formula for patient satisfaction involves taking the time to get to know her patients, listening carefully and communicating clearly. McKinnon encourages patients to take an active role in their health and well-being. She sees the ideal doctor-patient relationship as a partnership. Dr. McKinnon firmly believes that comprehensive medical care must include both the physical and emotional well-being of a patient, and that building the right patient relationship begins with kindness. A vegetarian for 40 years, Dr. McKinnon is very active and enjoys all forms of exercise. She loves spending time with her family and two wonderful daughters, enjoys traveling, the theater, and Broadway musicals.