Family Medicine Residents
Yevgeniy "Eugene" Elikh, MD
Dr. Eugene Elikh is a graduate of the University of Washington School of Medicine. His interest in the medical profession emerged in the 9th grade, when he saw how much his mother suffered from a chronic illness. It was then that he set a goal to help treat and bring relief to those struggling with their health. Despite all the difficulties of being an immigrant in a low-income family, he soon reached his goal of becoming a registered nurse. He had a strong urge to continue his education and pushed further to become a medical doctor. He now feels that he is at the right place in life and can give all of himself to help those like his mother. In his free time, Dr. Elikh enjoys road biking, running a YouTube channel and spending time with his family outdoors.
Firuz Yumul, MD
Dr. Yumul is a graduate of St. George’s University School of Medicine and received his undergraduate degree from UCLA with a major in Middle-Eastern and North African Studies. He mostly grew up in Los Angeles, California and throughout his life
he has had the fortunate opportunity to live and visit various countries such as Germany, Grenada, the United Kingdom, Turkey, and Iran. He is interested in the history of medicine, holistic approaches to primary care, and global health. Dr. Yumul
is excited to continue his training in Skagit Valley while enjoying the beautiful Pacific Northwest. He enjoys playing the piano, reading, cooking, and finding new ice cream shops.
Catherine Lynch, MD
Dr. Lynch was raised doing mission work in several different countries, which sparked her interest in service and medicine. She received an undergraduate degree in biology from Whitworth University in Spokane and went on to graduate from medical school
at the University of Washington. She completed her first year of residency as a surgical intern at the University of Washington, and said she realized during this time that she was passionate about treating the whole patient and maintaining long-term
continuity of care with her patients which has led her to become a family physician. She enjoys the Pacific Northwest, and said she wants to give back to this community. She and her husband enjoy hiking, gardening, cooking and spending time with their
Anastasia Bernhard, DO
Dr. Bernhard is a graduate of PNWU-COM and received her undergraduate degree from the University of Washington in microbiology and a minor in art history. She was born and raised in Everett and has deep roots in the Pacific Northwest. She first became
interested in medicine while caregiving for her grandmother while she underwent cancer treatment. She said she is excited to provide holistic care for the entire family and is interested in Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT), preventative medicine
and women’s health. In her free time, she enjoys experimenting with new dessert recipes, gardening and spending time with her fiancé, Josh, and their two rescue tabbies Sammi and Tillie.
Dallin Brownell, DO
Dr. Brownell is a native of Burlington and said he is thrilled to be returning to the area to practice medicine. He attended Brigham Young University in Utah where he received a bachelor’s degree in English and graduated from medical school at Des
Moines University. He also served as a religious missionary in Utah, Georgia, and Brazil, where he learned to speak Portuguese and Spanish. He said he is passionate about effective patient and provider communication which leads to informed patient
healthcare decisions. He, his wife, and their two children enjoy spending time together, reading, going on walks, quoting movies and cooking.
Naomi Hoyle, MD
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.
Sabahuddin Shrinzada, DO
Dr. Shrinzada is originally from Bothell and a graduate of PNWU-COM. His roots are in the Pacific Northwest because his family resides in Washington State, and his wife resides in Vancouver, B.C. He has completed his medical clinical rotations in Skagit
Regional Health and said he is excited to continue providing care for patients in Skagit County. Before Medical School, Dr. Shrinzada attended Central Washington University in Ellensburg for his bachelor’s degree in biomedical sciences and Heritage
University in Toppenish, for his Master’s Degree in biomedical sciences. He said he is very passionate about providing holistic patient care with a wide spectrum of practice which includes OMT, obstetrics and gynecology and sports medicine.
He enjoys spending his free time with his wife and family, as well as golfing, camping and hiking.
Angelina Cerimele, DO
Dr. Angelina (Angie) Cerimele is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She was born and raised in Virginia and completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Virginia majoring in biology. As a medical student,
she worked extensively with underserved populations, specifically those experiencing homelessness, through a program called Spartan Street Medicine. She is passionate about bridging socioeconomic gaps in healthcare and providing quality and accessible
care to patients from all backgrounds. She said she hopes to empower her patients to become the best advocate for their own health. Her medical interests include emergency care and wilderness medicine and her hobbies include trail running, hiking
and writing poetry.
Tiana Ibarra Yamamoto, DO
Dr. Tiana Ibarra Yamamoto is a graduate of Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences in Yakima and received her undergraduate degree in cellular and molecular biology from Western Washington University. She was raised in Bothell and has spent much
of her adult life in Bellingham. She said she is excited to continue her training in Skagit Valley, as this is the region she calls home. Dr. Ibarra said she looks forward to establishing long-term patient relationships and commits to be an active
listener and advocate for her patients, with the understanding that each person’s story, culture and values are interconnected with their health. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, crafting, family time, and exploring dog parks with her husband
and Great Dane Ziggy.
Kyle Walsh, MD
Dr. Kyle Walsh is a graduate of the University of Washington School of Medicine. He grew up in Renton and attended Western Washington University as an undergraduate, majoring in communication. After working as a marketing and communications manager for
the YMCA of Greater Seattle, he decided to further explore his passion for community health and well-being by pursuing a medical degree. Dr. Walsh is interested in an eclectic array of health interventions including sports injury prevention and rehabilitation,
behavioral health and meeting the unique needs of his patients from all walks of life as their primary care physician. He and his wife, Megan, and son, Declan, enjoy playdates at the playground, partaking in social outings with family and friends,
and playing with their dog Cleo.
Savannah Wilkinson, DO
Dr. Savannah Wilkinson is a graduate of Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine and received her undergraduate degree from Johnson & Wales University in Denver, Colorado with a major in culinary arts and nutrition. She has lived all over as a daughter
of U.S. Army parents and spent time in the Army herself, including a stint at Joint Base Lewis-McCord in Tacoma. Her interest in medicine started with her job as a medical lab tech in the Army and continued with her interest in nutrition and dietetics.
She enjoys spending time with her dog, Artemis, and nurturing her creative side by painting, quilting, cooking and gardening.
Andrew Tagle, DO
Dr. Andrew Tagle is a graduate of Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences in Yakima and received his Master's degree in medical science at Heritage University and his Bachelor's degree from University of Washington Bothell in biology. He was raised in Brier and spent a majority of his adult life in the Greater Seattle area. He is excited to continue his residency training in Western Washington, where he is looking forward to building relationships with his patients. His passions in medicine range from sports medicine, preventative healthcare, behavioral health and OMT. In his free time, he enjoys rock climbing, hiking, photography, video games, eating and traveling with his significant other, Jordan.
Phoebe Domingo, DO
Dr. Phoebe Domingo was born in Manila, Philippines and immigrated with her family to the United States as a child. She considers Seattle to be her hometown and is excited to continue her training in the Pacific Northwest. She received a Bachelor of Science in Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology from the University of Washington in Seattle and went on to obtain a Master of Public Health from George Washington University in DC. She graduated from medical school at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences. As a child of physicians and sister of two intellectually disabled people, her interest in medicine and in caring for others emerged at an early age. Some of her medical interests include preventative care, OMT and public health. She is passionate about treating the person as a whole and fostering long-term relationships with her patients, and she hopes that her patients know her as their advocate and biggest cheerleader on their health journey. In her free time, Dr. Domingo enjoys creative writing, sound design, learning how to cook Filipino food and spending time with her loved ones.
Talon Harris, DO
Dr. Harris is a Utah native who grew up enjoying hiking and biking in the mountains along the Wasatch Front. He is a graduate of Min Ivins, UT, and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Utah in Health Promotion and Education. He competed in Track and Field in the decathlon in college before serving as a religious missionary in Bogota, Colombia where he learned to speak Spanish and cook arepas. Prior to medical school, Dr. Harris worked in community health where his passion for providing equitable health care to all members of society began. He, his wife, Katie, and their three children love to make bread, garden and be outside and are excited to continue their outdoor adventures in Skagit County.
Tavleen Aulakh, DO
Dr. Tavleen Aulakh is a graduate of Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences in Yakima, WA and received her undergraduate degree in Biocultural Anthropology from Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA. Her interest in cultural anthropology
and her background as a first generation immigrant from Panjab has strengthened her belief that health is multifactorial. A patient's environment, lifestyle, values and socio-economic conditions are strong determinants of their present health as well
as their response to preventative and curative measures. Therefore, her goal as a physician is to develop long-term relationships and provide equitable physical and mental healthcare to her patients. She believes she will feel fulfilled at work if
she is able to develop a trusting relationship with her patients and care for them in a holistic fashion. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends in Canada (especially outdoors), painting, hiking and dancing for hours.