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Lara A. Danskin PA

  • Physician Assistant - General Surgery
  • PeaceHealth Medical Group Provider

Lara Danskin, PA-C, is part of the PeaceHealth Medical Group Orthopedic and Sports Medicine team. As a sports enthusiast and dedicated hockey fan, her work in orthopedics stems from her passion for helping people return to active lifestyles following injuries. She has special interests in total joint replacements and sports medicine.

Lara comes to PeaceHealth after serving as a Physician Assistant at Skagit Northwest Orthopedics in Mount Vernon, where she managed treatment of chronic orthopedic conditions, fractures and wounds. She assisted with a multitude of orthopedic surgeries and provided inpatient care while performing daily hospital rounds. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Lara is happy to call Bellingham home. She enjoys any and all water sports, traveling, theater, reading and attending Vancouver Canucks hockey games.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AmeriGroup
  • CIGNA HealthCare
  • Community Health Plan of WA (CHPW)
  • Coordinated Care
  • First Choice Health Network
  • Health Net Federal Services
  • Humana Choice Care
  • Kaiser (GHC)
  • Labor And Industries
  • Medicare
  • Medicare A
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan/PHCS
  • PNOA
  • Premera HealthPlus-Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Shield
  • Soundpath Health
  • Triwest
  • United HealthCare Networks
  • WA Medicaid (DSHS)

Board Certification

  • National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants

Education

  • University of Colorado Physician Assistant Program
    Degree: PA

Specialties

  • Physician Assistant - General Surgery

Privileged Facilities

  • PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center
  • PeaceHealth United General Medical Center

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    PHMG - Bellingham Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
    3015 Squalicum Parkway, Suite 200
    Bellingham, WA 98225-1906
    360-733-2092
    Fax: 360-788-6042

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