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Lynnia Tuckfield, MD

Dr. Lynnia Tuckfield

Hometown: San Jose, CA

Medical School: Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

Why did you chose Valley Children’s Pediatric Residency Program? 
At Valley Children’s, faculty and residents were so welcoming that I immediately felt like a part of the team. This program is committed to serving its many patients throughout the Central Valley, which makes it an excellent place to learn and work!

Knitting, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, self-defense and hanging out with my two cats

Advocacy and Research Interests and Accomplishments:
I’m passionate about providing comprehensive reproductive health education to adolescents.

Care Philosophy:
Every patient I see is placing their trust in me, so I care for them in the way that I’d want my loved ones to be cared for.