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Published on November 20, 2019

EvergreenHealth Primary Care, Redmond Welcomes Poornima Krishnaiah, MD

Redmond, Wash. – EvergreenHealth Primary Care recently welcomed Poornima Krishnaiah, MD, to the team of family medicine providers at its Redmond practice.

image of Dr Poornima Krishnaiah, family medicine physician at EvergreenHealth Primary Care in Redmond, WA.

As a board-certified family physician, Dr. Krishnaiah is trained in both family medicine and women’s health, including menopause and contraception management. She cares for patients of all ages, focusing on preventive care and management of chronic conditions. Before beginning her medical career in the United States eight years ago, Dr. Krishnaiah practiced in India and Ireland for 20 years.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Poornima Krishnaiah to our growing team of primary care providers,” said Aileen Mickey, MD, FCCP, chief medical officer of EvergreenHealth Medical Group. “Her passion for medicine can be seen every day in the personalized and dedicated care she offers as a health care partner to her patients.”

Dr. Krishnaiah takes a holistic approach to medicine by providing compassionate and comprehensive care, working together with her patients and their families in order to help them achieve their healthiest best. Having trained and practiced in three different countries, Dr. Krishnaiah has been able to cultivate relationships with people of all cultural backgrounds, which has shaped her approach to care.

Dr. Krishnaiah is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine, and also by the North American Menopause Society as a certified menopause practitioner.
In her free time, she enjoys traveling, volunteering at her daughter’s school and making beaded jewelry. Dr. Krishnaiah enjoys living in the Pacific Northwest and appreciates the chance to explore its abundant natural beauty.

To learn more about Poornima Krishnaiah, MD, or to make an appointment at EvergreenHealth, Primary Care, Redmond visit

About EvergreenHealth

EvergreenHealth is an integrated health care system serving nearly one million residents in King and Snohomish counties with a breadth of services and programs that are among the most comprehensive in the region. Formed as a public hospital district in 1972, EvergreenHealth includes a 318-bed acute care medical center in Kirkland and a 72-bed hospital, EvergreenHealth Monroe, which is an accredited, full-service public hospital district established in 1960 in Monroe, Washington. The system also includes a network of 12 primary care practices, six urgent care centers, more than two dozen specialty care practices, extensive home care and hospice services, and 24/7 emergency care from its Kirkland, Monroe and Redmond locations.

EvergreenHealth remains committed to its purpose to enrich the health and well-being of the community by providing clinical excellence in more than 80 specialties and through extensive community health outreach and education programs, anchored by the 24/7 EvergreenHealth Nurse Navigator & Healthline.

The health system is consistently named as one of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals and it is one of only 407 hospitals nationwide to hold a 5-Star Overall Rating from the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS).

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