Originally from Skagit Valley, Dr. Hoyle has returned to the area after an extensive period abroad where she studied bacteriophage, an alternative approach to the treatment of antibiotic resistant infections. She has contributed to research in this area working at the Eliava Institute in Tbilisi for the past 15 years. She received a dual BA/BS degree from The Evergreen State College in expressive arts and health sciences and obtained her Medical Degree from the Tbilisi State Medical University (TSMU) in 2010. She continued on to specialize in pediatric emergency medicine, completing residency at the TSMU G. Jvania Children's Hospital in Tbilisi. She lives in Mount Vernon with her husband Vakhtang and is the mother of three boys and an Old English Sheepdog. She enjoys playing at the beach with her family, watching I Love Lucy reruns and cooking Georgian food. She said she hopes to integrate her unique experiences into a family medicine practice in the area.