Dr. Lee Silkman, MD

Dr. Lee Silkman, MD

Biography

Dr. Lee Silkman is a Family Practitioner at Lompoc Valley Medical Center: Physician Services. Dr. Silkman provides comprehensive healthcare for people of all ages, from infants to the elderly.

Dr. Silkman earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Sciences with a minor in International Development from the University of Vermont. Prior to medical school, she earned a Master of Public Health degree from the Boston University School of Public Health.

From 2007-2011, she attended the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine in St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles and earned her Doctor of Medicine with honors.

Dr. Silkman was a Family Medicine resident at the Eastern Maine Medical Center and was the Family Medicine resident attending physician at Eastern Maine, covering inpatient medicine and obstetrics.

She also worked as a family physician at the Eastern Maine Medical Center/Hampden Family Practice, providing a full-spectrum of outpatient care. In 2016, Dr. Silkman worked as a family physician at Maine General Gardiner/Winthrop Family Practice, covering a full-spectrum of outpatient care. From September 2016 to 2017, Dr. Silkman worked in a remote rural setting in Gore, New Zealand as a family physician.

Practice

Certifications and Licenses

  • American Board of Family Medicine
  • Maine State Medical License
  • Medical Board of California
  • Medical Council of New Zealand

Education

TypeSchool NameLocationCompletedHonors
Environmental Sciences; minor in International DevelopmentBoston University School of Public HealthBoston, MA2003National Honor Society; Thesis Honors; Magna Cum Laude
Master of Public HealthBoston University School of Public HealthBoston, MA2007Suma cum laude
Medical SchoolAmerican University of the Caribbean School of MedicineSt. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles2011Alpha Omega Phi Honor and Service Society
ResidencyEastern Maine Medical Center Family Medicine Residency2014

Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Women’s Health

Languages Spoken

  • English

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • American Medical Association