Dr. Imka Lavinder, DO

Dr. Imka Lavinder, DO

Pediatrics  |  
Female  |  
46 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Imka Lavinder, DO is a pediatrics doctor who practices in Gig Harbor, WA. She is 46 years old and has been practicing for 20 years.Read her story

Pediatrics Northwest

4700 Point Fosdick Dr NW Ste 220

Gig Harbor, WA 98335
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Dr. Lavinder's Experience

Dr. Lavinder's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatrics
  • Board certified in Pediatrics
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Lavinder's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lavinder "Dr. Lavinder stays active in the community by participating in 'Docs for Tots', a program encouraging awareness for early childhood education. She also is the office chairperson for the 'Reach Out and Read' program at Pediatrics Northwest's Gig Harbor office. Dr. Lavinder and her growing family enjoy outdoor recreation, including boating, swimming and kayaking. Dr. Lavinder is married with three active children."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lavinder ""I enjoy working with families to provide compassionate care and education that will build the foundation for a lifetime of good health. Prevention is the key. I believe each patient/provider relationship is a unique partnership that provides optimal, 'whole person' care. I encourage early childhood education and sports safety for all ages.""


  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Loma Linda University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lavinder has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lavinder's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lavinder to family and friends
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Lavinder's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Tucson |
Fabulous Pediatrician!!!! Seven years with my Grandchildren,
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lavinder accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Preferred Provider Network PPN

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